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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 101 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +2
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 64 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.03% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.25% 7.17% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 20
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
371 446 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.77% 12.34% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 247 286 219
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,950 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 +39 49 £42,000 -1.17% 2
Edinburgh +5 10 £40,000 +12.67% 2
Aberdeen +18 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Highlands 0 1 £42,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 56 (45.53%) Finance
1 56 (45.53%) Information Security
2 53 (43.09%) Firewall
3 49 (39.84%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (39.02%) Cyber Security
4 48 (39.02%) CISSP
5 47 (38.21%) Data Security
6 45 (36.59%) Incident Management
7 44 (35.77%) Cryptography
8 41 (33.33%) Degree
9 40 (32.52%) SIEM
10 39 (31.71%) Law
11 30 (24.39%) CISM
12 27 (21.95%) Cisco
13 25 (20.33%) WAN
14 24 (19.51%) Legal
15 23 (18.70%) LAN
15 23 (18.70%) CheckPoint
16 20 (16.26%) Windows
16 20 (16.26%) Oracle
16 20 (16.26%) Business Continuity
17 19 (15.45%) Wireless
18 18 (14.63%) VPN
19 17 (13.82%) BCP
19 17 (13.82%) Business Continuity Planning
20 16 (13.01%) Cisco ASA
21 15 (12.20%) SolarWinds
21 15 (12.20%) Analytics
21 15 (12.20%) MPLS
21 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.44%) CMS
1 3 (2.44%) WordPress
2 1 (0.81%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (43.09%) Firewall
2 25 (20.33%) WAN
3 23 (18.70%) LAN
4 19 (15.45%) Wireless
5 18 (14.63%) VPN
6 16 (13.01%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (12.20%) MPLS
8 12 (9.76%) SSL
8 12 (9.76%) DHCP
9 11 (8.94%) EIGRP
9 11 (8.94%) HSRP
10 10 (8.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (8.13%) TACACS
10 10 (8.13%) IP Telephony
10 10 (8.13%) WLAN
11 8 (6.50%) Internet
12 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
12 7 (5.69%) IPsec
12 7 (5.69%) SAN
13 6 (4.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
General
1 56 (45.53%) Finance
2 39 (31.71%) Law
3 24 (19.51%) Legal
4 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Russian Language
5 2 (1.63%) Local Government
5 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Analyst
2 28 (22.76%) Security Analyst
3 24 (19.51%) Consultant
4 23 (18.70%) Security Consultant
5 16 (13.01%) Network Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) Information Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Information Security Analyst
6 14 (11.38%) Incident Analyst
7 13 (10.57%) Network Analyst
8 12 (9.76%) Information Security Consultant
8 12 (9.76%) Developer
8 12 (9.76%) Network Security Analyst
9 10 (8.13%) Security Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Lead Security Consultant
9 10 (8.13%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (8.13%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) Process Consultant
9 10 (8.13%) Senior Security Consultant
10 9 (7.32%) C# Developer
11 8 (6.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) HTML
2 9 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (2.44%) CSS
3 3 (2.44%) Ajax
3 3 (2.44%) jQuery
3 3 (2.44%) HTML5
3 3 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.84%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (35.77%) Cryptography
3 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.44%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) Kindle
6 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.81%) PMI
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Linux
2 11 (8.94%) UNIX
3 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) Information Security
2 48 (39.02%) Cyber Security
3 47 (38.21%) Data Security
4 45 (36.59%) Incident Management
5 40 (32.52%) SIEM
6 20 (16.26%) Business Continuity
7 17 (13.82%) BCP
7 17 (13.82%) Business Continuity Planning
8 15 (12.20%) Analytics
9 12 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (9.76%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.69%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (4.88%) Security Architecture
12 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
13 5 (4.07%) ITIL
13 5 (4.07%) ERP
13 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (4.07%) Asset Management
14 4 (3.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) SQL
2 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
2 9 (7.32%) C
2 9 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.63%) Perl
4 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.63%) Python
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (39.02%) CISSP
2 41 (33.33%) Degree
3 30 (24.39%) CISM
4 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (11.38%) CCNA
6 5 (4.07%) CISA
6 5 (4.07%) CCNP
7 4 (3.25%) GIAC
7 4 (3.25%) GCIA
7 4 (3.25%) CEH
8 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) HND
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) vSphere
2 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Cisco
2 23 (18.70%) CheckPoint
3 20 (16.26%) Oracle
4 15 (12.20%) SolarWinds
5 14 (11.38%) F5
6 12 (9.76%) McAfee
6 12 (9.76%) Fortinet
7 11 (8.94%) Riverbed
8 10 (8.13%) Mitel
9 8 (6.50%) VMware
10 5 (4.07%) SAP
11 3 (2.44%) HP
12 2 (1.63%) EMC
12 2 (1.63%) Juniper
12 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.63%) Draytek
13 1 (0.81%) 3Com
13 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.81%) Huawei
13 1 (0.81%) Brocade
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