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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 72 131 162
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +31
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 69 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.90% 1.01% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.66% 8.49% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 3
Median salary £42,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £56,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
351 365 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.75% 11.88% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 233 235 290
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Edinburgh +35 35 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Glasgow +29 23 £41,250 -26.99% 4
Renfrewshire - 6 £35,000 -
West Lothian +9 1 £34,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £36,400 -
Stirling - 1 £32,500 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 56 (46.28%) Firewall
2 54 (44.63%) Cisco
3 52 (42.98%) CheckPoint
4 47 (38.84%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (33.88%) CCNP
6 39 (32.23%) Data Centre
7 38 (31.40%) Splunk
8 35 (28.93%) Finance
9 30 (24.79%) Information Security
9 30 (24.79%) ITIL
10 28 (23.14%) Fortinet
11 26 (21.49%) Degree
12 25 (20.66%) FortiGate
13 24 (19.83%) Security Operations
14 21 (17.36%) Retail
15 20 (16.53%) CCSE
15 20 (16.53%) F5
16 18 (14.88%) Security Architecture
16 18 (14.88%) CCSA
16 18 (14.88%) Security Operations Centre
17 17 (14.05%) IIS
17 17 (14.05%) VoIP
17 17 (14.05%) PCI DSS
17 17 (14.05%) Vulnerability Management
18 16 (13.22%) Portfolio Management
18 16 (13.22%) ArcSight
18 16 (13.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 16 (13.22%) Performance Management
18 16 (13.22%) CISSP
18 16 (13.22%) IISP

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 17 (14.05%) IIS
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (46.28%) Firewall
2 17 (14.05%) VoIP
3 15 (12.40%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (10.74%) Cisco PIX
4 13 (10.74%) LAN
4 13 (10.74%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.74%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (10.74%) Wireless
5 12 (9.92%) MPLS
5 12 (9.92%) VPN
6 11 (9.09%) IPsec
6 11 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
7 9 (7.44%) BGP
8 8 (6.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (5.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (4.96%) Ethernet
10 6 (4.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (4.13%) BIG-IP
11 5 (4.13%) EIGRP
11 5 (4.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) GIS
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) DTS
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 35 (28.93%) Finance
2 21 (17.36%) Retail
3 15 (12.40%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (8.26%) Law
5 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Consultant
1 31 (25.62%) Security Consultant
2 29 (23.97%) Network Consultant
2 29 (23.97%) Network Security Consultant
3 27 (22.31%) Network Engineer
4 24 (19.83%) Analyst
5 14 (11.57%) Information Security Consultant
6 13 (10.74%) Security Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Network Analyst
7 12 (9.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
9 10 (8.26%) Security Analyst
10 9 (7.44%) Head of Design
10 9 (7.44%) Network Specialist
11 7 (5.79%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (4.96%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (4.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (4.96%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (4.96%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Middleware
2 2 (1.65%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.83%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.83%) ISPF
3 1 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.23%) Data Centre
2 18 (14.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.31%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Unix
2 11 (9.09%) Linux
2 11 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) CentOS
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) Information Security
1 30 (24.79%) ITIL
2 24 (19.83%) Security Operations
3 18 (14.88%) Security Architecture
4 17 (14.05%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (13.22%) Compliance Management
5 16 (13.22%) Performance Management
5 16 (13.22%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (13.22%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 15 (12.40%) Project Management
7 11 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 11 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.09%) SIEM
8 10 (8.26%) Change Control
8 10 (8.26%) Coaching
8 10 (8.26%) Test Strategy
9 9 (7.44%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (6.61%) QMS
10 8 (6.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.48%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
4 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.83%) C
4 1 (0.83%) C++
4 1 (0.83%) CLIST
4 1 (0.83%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) JCL
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.83%) R
4 1 (0.83%) REXX
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (38.84%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (33.88%) CCNP
3 26 (21.49%) Degree
4 20 (16.53%) CCSE
5 18 (14.88%) CCSA
6 16 (13.22%) CISSP
6 16 (13.22%) IISP
7 15 (12.40%) CCSP
8 10 (8.26%) CCNA
9 6 (4.96%) CISM
10 5 (4.13%) CCIE
11 4 (3.31%) CCMSE
11 4 (3.31%) CCSM
12 3 (2.48%) CCDP
12 3 (2.48%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.83%) LPIC
13 1 (0.83%) MCSA
13 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) PCI DSS
2 16 (13.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.44%) SLA
4 3 (2.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) ProxySG
2 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.13%) Firmware
5 2 (1.65%) NDS
5 2 (1.65%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.83%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.83%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (20.66%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.65%) Cacti
2 2 (1.65%) Nagios
2 2 (1.65%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 2 (1.65%) QRadar
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Cisco
2 52 (42.98%) CheckPoint
3 38 (31.40%) Splunk
4 28 (23.14%) Fortinet
5 20 (16.53%) F5
6 16 (13.22%) ArcSight
7 15 (12.40%) Juniper
8 13 (10.74%) Blue Coat
9 10 (8.26%) Aruba
9 10 (8.26%) HP
10 7 (5.79%) SAP
10 7 (5.79%) VMware
11 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.13%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.65%) NetIQ
13 1 (0.83%) CA
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle
13 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.83%) Sybase
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