The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills 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 over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 143 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 11 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 1.30% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 11.32% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 18
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £69,200 £62,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Network Security
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
348 380 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.20% 11.53% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 214 265 308
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Network Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Network Security
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 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 -11 9 £55,000 +50.17% 1
Glasgow +3 2 £26,500 -41.11% 2
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Network Security 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 Network Security.

1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) Information Security
3 11 (37.93%) CEH
3 11 (37.93%) CISSP
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) ITIL
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
6 8 (27.59%) Wireless
7 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 6 (20.69%) Information Security Management
8 6 (20.69%) Security Management
8 6 (20.69%) GCIA
8 6 (20.69%) tcpdump
9 5 (17.24%) Law
9 5 (17.24%) Legal
9 5 (17.24%) ISMS
9 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) SAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Network Security 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 Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (27.59%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 8 (27.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (24.14%) LAN
4 7 (24.14%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) tcpdump
6 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 4 (13.79%) HTTP
8 3 (10.34%) LDAP
8 3 (10.34%) DHCP
8 3 (10.34%) FTP
8 3 (10.34%) DNS
8 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
8 3 (10.34%) SSH
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 5 (17.24%) Law
1 5 (17.24%) Legal
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Security Specialist
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (17.24%) Information Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.90%) COM
3 1 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Kindle
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Management
3 6 (20.69%) Security Management
4 5 (17.24%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (17.24%) ISMS
5 4 (13.79%) SIEM
5 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Security
7 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CISSP
1 11 (37.93%) CEH
2 6 (20.69%) GCIA
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) GWAPT
4 3 (10.34%) GPEN
4 3 (10.34%) OSCP
4 3 (10.34%) OSCE
4 3 (10.34%) GSEC
4 3 (10.34%) GCIH
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) GIAC
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CISA
5 2 (6.90%) SSCP
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) NFS
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
1 1 (3.45%) Munin
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Mitel
5 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
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