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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 143 129 155
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 30 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.89% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 8.23% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
477 328 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.18% 10.80% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 300 219 269
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,743
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £54,000 £55,000
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Glasgow -4 14 £40,000 -5.88%
Edinburgh -11 11 £47,500 -34.48% 2
Aberdeen +11 1 - -
Highlands +6 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 28 (54.90%) Firewall
2 26 (50.98%) Information Security
3 18 (35.29%) CISSP
4 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
5 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 15 (29.41%) CEH
6 14 (27.45%) ITIL
7 13 (25.49%) Windows
7 13 (25.49%) Cisco
8 12 (23.53%) VPN
8 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (21.57%) Wireless
9 11 (21.57%) Data Security
9 11 (21.57%) Security Management
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
10 10 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (19.61%) Linux
10 10 (19.61%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (17.65%) ISMS
11 9 (17.65%) tcpdump
11 9 (17.65%) SIEM
11 9 (17.65%) Law
11 9 (17.65%) Legal
12 8 (15.69%) GCIA
12 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
13 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
14 6 (11.76%) Analytics
14 6 (11.76%) Computer Science

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (54.90%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.53%) VPN
4 11 (21.57%) Wireless
5 10 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (17.65%) tcpdump
7 6 (11.76%) HTTP
8 5 (9.80%) FTP
8 5 (9.80%) LAN
8 5 (9.80%) WAN
8 5 (9.80%) Wireshark
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.84%) SSH
9 4 (7.84%) LDAP
10 3 (5.88%) Internet
11 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.92%) DNS
12 1 (1.96%) SAN
12 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
12 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JUnit
1 1 (1.96%) Maven
1 1 (1.96%) Hudson
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Law
2 9 (17.65%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Publishing
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Analyst
2 24 (47.06%) Security Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Security Specialist
4 9 (17.65%) Information Security Specialist
4 9 (17.65%) Information Specialist
5 8 (15.69%) Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Information Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Security Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Tester
10 1 (1.96%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) Servlets
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) JSTL
3 1 (1.96%) Java EE
3 1 (1.96%) jQuery
3 1 (1.96%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.96%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.96%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 5 (9.80%) UNIX
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Information Security
2 14 (27.45%) ITIL
3 11 (21.57%) Data Security
3 11 (21.57%) Security Management
4 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
4 10 (19.61%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (17.65%) ISMS
5 9 (17.65%) SIEM
6 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.73%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.80%) Computer Security
8 5 (9.80%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (3.92%) Ruby
2 2 (3.92%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) C
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) CISSP
2 15 (29.41%) CEH
3 8 (15.69%) GCIA
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) CCNP
5 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.84%) GWAPT
6 4 (7.84%) GPEN
6 4 (7.84%) OSCP
6 4 (7.84%) OSCE
6 4 (7.84%) GSEC
6 4 (7.84%) GCIH
6 4 (7.84%) GIAC
6 4 (7.84%) CISA
7 3 (5.88%) CCIE
8 2 (3.92%) CISM
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) NFS
3 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco
2 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) Juniper
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.92%) BMC
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Websense
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
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