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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 152 153 155
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 15 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 2.68% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 5
Average salary £43,750 £77,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.54% +72.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £77,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £77,500 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
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
467 336 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.13% 10.70% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 295 230 267
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014. 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 -11 11 £45,000 -41.93%
Glasgow - 4 £41,250 -
Intrusion Detection
UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) SIEM
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) UNIX
5 10 (40.00%) CISSP
5 10 (40.00%) Information Security
5 10 (40.00%) CEH
5 10 (40.00%) Regular Expression
5 10 (40.00%) Network Security
6 9 (36.00%) GIAC
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 8 (32.00%) GCIA
7 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
9 6 (24.00%) SSCP
9 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (24.00%) XML
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (24.00%) Visualisation
9 6 (24.00%) Analytics
9 6 (24.00%) Open Source
10 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
11 4 (16.00%) SSH
11 4 (16.00%) GSEC
11 4 (16.00%) GCIH
11 4 (16.00%) Data Security

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) tcpdump
4 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.00%) SSH
5 4 (16.00%) LDAP
5 4 (16.00%) FTP
5 4 (16.00%) HTTP
5 4 (16.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) DMZ
6 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Analyst
2 20 (80.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Web Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Web Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (12.00%) JSP
4 2 (8.00%) COM
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (24.00%) Visualisation
1 6 (24.00%) Open Source
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) DataPower
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) SIEM
2 10 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Data Security
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
8 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.00%) Security Management
8 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) CISSP
1 10 (40.00%) CEH
2 9 (36.00%) GIAC
3 8 (32.00%) GCIA
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) SSCP
6 4 (16.00%) GSEC
6 4 (16.00%) GCIH
6 4 (16.00%) CISA
6 4 (16.00%) GWAPT
6 4 (16.00%) GPEN
6 4 (16.00%) OSCP
6 4 (16.00%) OSCE
7 1 (4.00%) PCI QSA
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco
1 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint