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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 127 144 134
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 40 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 0.87% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.84% 6.71% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 16
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
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
369 477 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.20% 12.93% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 234 297 222
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +14 26 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Edinburgh -3 12 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Aberdeen +11 1 £50,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 60 (50.85%) Finance
2 56 (47.46%) Information Security
3 52 (44.07%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (42.37%) Cyber Security
5 49 (41.53%) Data Security
6 48 (40.68%) Cryptography
6 48 (40.68%) Incident Management
7 47 (39.83%) Firewall
7 47 (39.83%) CISSP
8 44 (37.29%) Degree
9 39 (33.05%) Law
10 37 (31.36%) SIEM
11 32 (27.12%) CISM
12 28 (23.73%) Legal
13 25 (21.19%) Cisco
14 22 (18.64%) CheckPoint
14 22 (18.64%) WAN
15 20 (16.95%) LAN
16 19 (16.10%) VPN
17 18 (15.25%) Wireless
18 16 (13.56%) Business Continuity
18 16 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (13.56%) Analytics
19 15 (12.71%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (12.71%) CCNA
20 14 (11.86%) Risk Management
21 13 (11.02%) SolarWinds
21 13 (11.02%) Business Continuity Planning
21 13 (11.02%) F5
21 13 (11.02%) BCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (2.54%) IIS
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
1 1 (0.85%) PaaS
1 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.83%) Firewall
2 22 (18.64%) WAN
3 20 (16.95%) LAN
4 19 (16.10%) VPN
5 18 (15.25%) Wireless
6 15 (12.71%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (11.02%) DHCP
7 13 (11.02%) SSL
8 12 (10.17%) MPLS
9 11 (9.32%) EIGRP
9 11 (9.32%) HSRP
10 10 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (8.47%) TACACS
10 10 (8.47%) IP Telephony
10 10 (8.47%) WLAN
11 9 (7.63%) Internet
12 7 (5.93%) IPsec
13 6 (5.08%) Wireshark
13 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
14 5 (4.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.63%) Crystal Reports
1 9 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
General
1 60 (50.85%) Finance
2 39 (33.05%) Law
3 28 (23.73%) Legal
4 5 (4.24%) Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (24.58%) Analyst
2 25 (21.19%) Security Analyst
3 22 (18.64%) Consultant
4 21 (17.80%) Security Consultant
5 17 (14.41%) Network Engineer
6 14 (11.86%) Information Analyst
6 14 (11.86%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (11.86%) Incident Analyst
7 11 (9.32%) Information Security Consultant
8 10 (8.47%) Architect
8 10 (8.47%) Lead Security Consultant
9 9 (7.63%) Developer
9 9 (7.63%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Process Consultant
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Security Consultant
9 9 (7.63%) Security Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Network Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) HTML
1 9 (7.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (44.07%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (40.68%) Cryptography
3 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Linux
3 9 (7.63%) UNIX
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.69%) Solaris
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.46%) Information Security
2 50 (42.37%) Cyber Security
3 49 (41.53%) Data Security
4 48 (40.68%) Incident Management
5 37 (31.36%) SIEM
6 16 (13.56%) Analytics
6 16 (13.56%) Business Continuity
7 14 (11.86%) Risk Management
8 13 (11.02%) BCP
8 13 (11.02%) Business Continuity Planning
9 11 (9.32%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.78%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.93%) Security Architecture
13 5 (4.24%) Security Management
13 5 (4.24%) Identity Management
14 4 (3.39%) ITIL
14 4 (3.39%) TOGAF
14 4 (3.39%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.32%) SQL
2 9 (7.63%) C
2 9 (7.63%) C#
2 9 (7.63%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.69%) Perl
3 2 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (39.83%) CISSP
2 44 (37.29%) Degree
3 32 (27.12%) CISM
4 16 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (12.71%) CCNA
6 6 (5.08%) CCNP
7 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.54%) CISA
9 1 (0.85%) HND
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.54%) COBIT
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.69%) vSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.85%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Cisco
2 22 (18.64%) CheckPoint
3 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 13 (11.02%) SolarWinds
3 13 (11.02%) F5
4 12 (10.17%) McAfee
5 11 (9.32%) Mitel
5 11 (9.32%) Riverbed
5 11 (9.32%) Fortinet
6 5 (4.24%) VMware
6 5 (4.24%) HP
7 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.69%) 3Com
8 2 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.69%) Citrix
8 2 (1.69%) Avaya
8 2 (1.69%) Juniper
8 2 (1.69%) Draytek
8 2 (1.69%) Huawei
8 2 (1.69%) Brocade
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80 - 100k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 12 days ago
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