The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 150 158 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 13 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.065% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.068% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Network Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -11 11 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Edinburgh - 2 £52,500 - 1
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
4 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (46.15%) F5
4 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (30.77%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) Network Management
7 3 (23.08%) IPsec
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) CCNP
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) SSL

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title 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 with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Network Security
2 10 (76.92%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) BGP
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 3 (23.08%) IPsec
6 3 (23.08%) OSPF
6 3 (23.08%) SSL
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
1 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Software License Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCIP
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
4 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) F5
4 5 (38.46%) Sourcefire
5 3 (23.08%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Splunk
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