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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 153 163 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 9 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.35% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 2.90% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -50.32%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
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
374 449 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.81% 12.21% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 254 292 224
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 +4 9 £55,000 +64.17% 4
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UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (76.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) SIEM
3 12 (48.00%) CISSP
4 11 (44.00%) CEH
5 10 (40.00%) GIAC
5 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) CISA
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) Information Security
8 5 (20.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) tcpdump
8 5 (20.00%) GCIA
8 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) SSCP
8 5 (20.00%) Law
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco
9 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
9 4 (16.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
9 4 (16.00%) Regular Expression

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Law
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Analyst
1 18 (72.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) IT Security Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) SIEM
2 6 (24.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (12.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Security
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) Product Management
7 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Python
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CISSP
2 11 (44.00%) CEH
3 10 (40.00%) GIAC
4 6 (24.00%) CISA
5 5 (20.00%) GCIA
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) SSCP
6 2 (8.00%) CISM
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCSE
7 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (16.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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