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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 144 - 163
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% - 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £53,750 - £80,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 - £78,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 - £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Intrusion Detection
UK

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
392 396 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.08% 10.35% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 260 291 212
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £41,246
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,650 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 - 5 £53,750 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
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UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 24 (70.59%) SIEM
3 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
4 17 (50.00%) CEH
4 17 (50.00%) CISSP
5 15 (44.12%) GIAC
6 13 (38.24%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco
8 10 (29.41%) Law
8 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (26.47%) Network Security
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 8 (23.53%) GCIA
10 8 (23.53%) SSCP
10 8 (23.53%) CISA
10 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
10 8 (23.53%) tcpdump
11 7 (20.59%) Linux
11 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
12 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
12 6 (17.65%) XML
13 5 (14.71%) Sourcefire
13 5 (14.71%) Open Source
13 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
13 5 (14.71%) Analytics
13 5 (14.71%) Degree
13 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
13 5 (14.71%) LogRhythm

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) Network Security
3 8 (23.53%) tcpdump
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.94%) WAAS
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) OSPF
6 1 (2.94%) BGP
6 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) MRTG
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Analyst
2 22 (64.71%) Security Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Network Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Security Specialist
6 4 (11.76%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Security Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) XML
2 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.82%) Kindle
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) SIEM
2 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.94%) SOA
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Python
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) CISSP
1 17 (50.00%) CEH
2 15 (44.12%) GIAC
3 8 (23.53%) GCIA
3 8 (23.53%) SSCP
3 8 (23.53%) CISA
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (5.88%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CCIE
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) CISM
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Sourcefire
5 5 (14.71%) LogRhythm
6 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) EMC