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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 89 158 136
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 64 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.17% 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.45% 3.73% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 50 12 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
389 402 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.17% 10.49% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 263 298 222
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,515 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Glasgow +44 50 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Edinburgh - 9 £38,750 - 1
Aberdeen +22 4 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (49.45%) Firewall
2 38 (41.76%) Finance
3 36 (39.56%) CISSP
4 34 (37.36%) Information Security
5 32 (35.16%) SIEM
6 29 (31.87%) Data Security
7 28 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (29.67%) Cyber Security
8 27 (29.67%) Incident Management
8 27 (29.67%) Cisco
9 26 (28.57%) Cryptography
10 25 (27.47%) Degree
10 25 (27.47%) WAN
10 25 (27.47%) Law
11 23 (25.27%) LAN
12 20 (21.98%) CheckPoint
13 19 (20.88%) Wireless
13 19 (20.88%) CISM
14 18 (19.78%) Windows
15 17 (18.68%) VPN
15 17 (18.68%) SolarWinds
16 16 (17.58%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (16.48%) F5
17 15 (16.48%) MPLS
17 15 (16.48%) McAfee
18 14 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
19 13 (14.29%) CCNA
19 13 (14.29%) SSL
19 13 (14.29%) DHCP
19 13 (14.29%) CiscoWorks

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (4.40%) WordPress
1 4 (4.40%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
1 1 (1.10%) PaaS
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (49.45%) Firewall
2 25 (27.47%) WAN
3 23 (25.27%) LAN
4 19 (20.88%) Wireless
5 17 (18.68%) VPN
6 16 (17.58%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (16.48%) MPLS
8 13 (14.29%) SSL
8 13 (14.29%) DHCP
8 13 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 13 (14.29%) HSRP
9 12 (13.19%) TACACS
10 11 (12.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (12.09%) IP Telephony
11 10 (10.99%) WLAN
12 9 (9.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (8.79%) tcpdump
13 8 (8.79%) IPsec
13 8 (8.79%) SAN
14 6 (6.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
General
1 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 25 (27.47%) Law
3 12 (13.19%) Legal
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) Security Analyst
3 18 (19.78%) Consultant
4 17 (18.68%) Security Consultant
4 17 (18.68%) Network Analyst
5 16 (17.58%) Network Security Analyst
6 13 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 13 (14.29%) Network Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Information Security Consultant
9 7 (7.69%) Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Network Support
9 7 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
9 7 (7.69%) Lead Security Consultant
10 6 (6.59%) Information Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Security Consultant
10 6 (6.59%) Process Consultant
10 6 (6.59%) Architect
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (4.40%) HTML5
2 4 (4.40%) jQuery
2 4 (4.40%) Ajax
2 4 (4.40%) CSS3
2 4 (4.40%) CSS
3 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) Middleware
4 1 (1.10%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.40%) Social Media
3 4 (4.40%) Kindle
4 1 (1.10%) PMI
4 1 (1.10%) Statistics
4 1 (1.10%) Open Source
4 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.79%) UNIX
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Information Security
2 32 (35.16%) SIEM
3 29 (31.87%) Data Security
4 27 (29.67%) Cyber Security
4 27 (29.67%) Incident Management
5 13 (14.29%) Analytics
6 12 (13.19%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (13.19%) Business Continuity Planning
6 12 (13.19%) Business Continuity
6 12 (13.19%) BCP
7 8 (8.79%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (8.79%) Security Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.49%) ERP
9 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.49%) Change Management
10 4 (4.40%) Security Architecture
10 4 (4.40%) Web Marketing
10 4 (4.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.30%) C
2 3 (3.30%) C#
2 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
2 3 (3.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) CISSP
2 25 (27.47%) Degree
3 19 (20.88%) CISM
4 14 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (14.29%) CCNA
6 9 (9.89%) CEH
7 8 (8.79%) GCIA
7 8 (8.79%) CISA
7 8 (8.79%) GIAC
8 3 (3.30%) CCNP
9 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.10%) HND
9 1 (1.10%) SSCP
9 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.49%) vSphere
3 1 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.10%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Cisco
2 20 (21.98%) CheckPoint
3 17 (18.68%) SolarWinds
4 15 (16.48%) F5
4 15 (16.48%) McAfee
5 13 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 13 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 12 (13.19%) Oracle
7 10 (10.99%) Mitel
7 10 (10.99%) VMware
8 5 (5.49%) SAP
9 4 (4.40%) EMC
10 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.10%) Apple
12 1 (1.10%) Citrix
12 1 (1.10%) Dell
12 1 (1.10%) Juniper
12 1 (1.10%) Splunk
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