The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 143 175 160
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 20 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.99% 1.12% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £30,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Intrusion Detection
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
401 446 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 11.05% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 250 343 251
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Scotland region.

Intrusion Detection Salary Trend in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 19 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Glasgow - 8 £45,000 -
Dundee - 7 - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection.

1 35 (97.22%) Firewall
2 26 (72.22%) SIEM
3 18 (50.00%) CEH
3 18 (50.00%) CISSP
4 17 (47.22%) GIAC
5 15 (41.67%) Finance
6 14 (38.89%) Cisco
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) SSCP
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) Law
7 10 (27.78%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (25.00%) Network Security
8 9 (25.00%) Linux
8 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (22.22%) XML
9 8 (22.22%) GCIA
9 8 (22.22%) CISA
9 8 (22.22%) Security Testing
9 8 (22.22%) tcpdump
10 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
10 7 (19.44%) Open Source
10 7 (19.44%) Regular Expression
10 7 (19.44%) Analytics
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
11 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
12 5 (13.89%) Sourcefire
12 5 (13.89%) LogRhythm
13 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) Firewall
2 9 (25.00%) Network Security
3 8 (22.22%) tcpdump
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) MPLS
6 2 (5.56%) BGP
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) WAAS
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) MRTG
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.78%) Multicast
7 1 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 22 (61.11%) Security Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Network Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Security Specialist
5 6 (16.67%) Security Specialist
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
8 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) Technical Security Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Security Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XML
2 7 (19.44%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
1 7 (19.44%) Open Source
2 3 (8.33%) Kindle
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) SIEM
2 10 (27.78%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Analytics
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.78%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) SOA
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Python
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) CISSP
1 18 (50.00%) CEH
2 17 (47.22%) GIAC
3 10 (27.78%) SSCP
4 8 (22.22%) CISA
4 8 (22.22%) GCIA
5 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.56%) MCSE
6 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCIE
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.89%) Sourcefire
5 5 (13.89%) LogRhythm
6 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
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