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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 133 85 157
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +72
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 82 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 2.60% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.95% 20.50% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 58 15
Median salary £50,000 £44,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,050 £37,750 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
313 400 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.05% 12.71% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 178 268 286
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -59 17 £50,000 +12.67% 2
Edinburgh +11 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Falkirk - 2 £52,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 42 (49.41%) Firewall
2 38 (44.71%) Data Centre
3 35 (41.18%) Degree
4 33 (38.82%) Cisco
5 32 (37.65%) CISSP
6 30 (35.29%) SIEM
7 28 (32.94%) Security Operations
8 26 (30.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 23 (27.06%) Splunk
10 22 (25.88%) F5
11 20 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 20 (23.53%) Juniper
12 18 (21.18%) Security Architecture
13 17 (20.00%) PCI DSS
13 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (18.82%) Project Management
14 16 (18.82%) IIS
14 16 (18.82%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (18.82%) Finance
14 16 (18.82%) Law
14 16 (18.82%) Information Security
14 16 (18.82%) Performance Management
14 16 (18.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 16 (18.82%) Test Strategy
14 16 (18.82%) Portfolio Management
14 16 (18.82%) ArcSight
14 16 (18.82%) QRadar
14 16 (18.82%) IISP
15 14 (16.47%) CCNP
15 14 (16.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (18.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (49.41%) Firewall
2 16 (18.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (12.94%) VPN
4 10 (11.76%) IPsec
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (9.41%) LAN
7 7 (8.24%) WAN
8 6 (7.06%) Wireless
9 5 (5.88%) Internet
9 5 (5.88%) tcpdump
10 4 (4.71%) DNS
10 4 (4.71%) SAN
10 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
11 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.53%) DHCP
11 3 (3.53%) SSL
11 3 (3.53%) WLAN
12 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (2.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (2.35%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) DB2
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
1 16 (18.82%) Law
2 10 (11.76%) Retail
3 9 (10.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.88%) Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Consultant
2 25 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 20 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 20 (23.53%) Security Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Analyst
5 14 (16.47%) IT Consultant
5 14 (16.47%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (14.12%) Security Analyst
7 11 (12.94%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (10.59%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (9.41%) Network Analyst
10 6 (7.06%) Network Security Analyst
10 6 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
11 5 (5.88%) Network Intrusion Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) Lead Security Consultant
12 4 (4.71%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.71%) SOC Consultant
12 4 (4.71%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) JSON
1 5 (5.88%) REST
1 5 (5.88%) SOAP
1 5 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (2.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.18%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.71%) Data Centre
2 26 (30.59%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (16.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.18%) Blog
7 1 (1.18%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.18%) PKI
7 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.18%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) SIEM
2 28 (32.94%) Security Operations
3 20 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (21.18%) Security Architecture
5 16 (18.82%) Information Security
5 16 (18.82%) Performance Management
5 16 (18.82%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (18.82%) Project Management
5 16 (18.82%) Test Strategy
6 13 (15.29%) Load Balancing
7 10 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
9 7 (8.24%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.06%) ITIL
11 5 (5.88%) Analytics
12 4 (4.71%) Data Analytics
12 4 (4.71%) Data Security
12 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.71%) Use Case
13 3 (3.53%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) Python
2 5 (5.88%) Perl
2 5 (5.88%) Ruby
3 4 (4.71%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.18%) CLIST
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JCL
4 1 (1.18%) REXX
4 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (41.18%) Degree
2 32 (37.65%) CISSP
3 17 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (18.82%) IISP
5 14 (16.47%) CCNP
6 11 (12.94%) CCNA
6 11 (12.94%) GIAC
7 9 (10.59%) CEH
8 8 (9.41%) CISA
9 6 (7.06%) CCSA
9 6 (7.06%) CCSE
10 5 (5.88%) CCIE
10 5 (5.88%) GCIA
11 4 (4.71%) CCSP
11 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
12 3 (3.53%) CISM
12 3 (3.53%) JNCIE
12 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.35%) ISEB
13 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 16 (18.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
4 1 (1.18%) COBIT
4 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (1.18%) RACF
3 1 (1.18%) Snort
3 1 (1.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) QRadar
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (7.06%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.53%) SCCM
5 1 (1.18%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Cisco
2 23 (27.06%) Splunk
3 22 (25.88%) F5
4 20 (23.53%) Juniper
5 16 (18.82%) ArcSight
6 10 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.24%) Fortinet
7 7 (8.24%) Nimsoft
8 6 (7.06%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.71%) VMware
10 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.35%) IBM
10 2 (2.35%) Imperva
10 2 (2.35%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.35%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.18%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.18%) HP
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.18%) Qualys
11 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
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Posted: 3 days ago
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