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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 170 151 159
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% 0.066% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.069% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) BMC
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) BMC
4 1 (25.00%) HP