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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 92 137 153
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +16
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 53 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.10% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 6.62% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 20
Median salary £55,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +11.36%
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
339 393 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.45% 11.87% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 222 249 301
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £55,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +42 38 £63,250 +58.12% 2
Glasgow +20 14 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 51 (62.96%) Firewall
2 32 (39.51%) Cisco
3 31 (38.27%) Data Centre
4 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
5 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (32.10%) CCNP
7 25 (30.86%) Finance
7 25 (30.86%) Splunk
8 24 (29.63%) Fortinet
9 23 (28.40%) Degree
9 23 (28.40%) Information Security
9 23 (28.40%) F5
10 17 (20.99%) Juniper
11 15 (18.52%) Security Architecture
12 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
12 14 (17.28%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (17.28%) Security Operations
12 14 (17.28%) CISSP
13 13 (16.05%) Retail
13 13 (16.05%) CCSE
13 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
13 13 (16.05%) Performance Management
13 13 (16.05%) IIS
13 13 (16.05%) Security Operations Centre
13 13 (16.05%) IISP
13 13 (16.05%) Portfolio Management
13 13 (16.05%) ArcSight
13 13 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (16.05%) Compliance Management
13 13 (16.05%) Risk and Compliance Management

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 13 (16.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (62.96%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) VPN
3 7 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (8.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (8.64%) IPsec
4 6 (7.41%) BGP
4 6 (7.41%) Ethernet
4 6 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (7.41%) LAN
5 5 (6.17%) BIG-IP
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (6.17%) EIGRP
5 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.17%) VoIP
5 5 (6.17%) WAN
6 4 (4.94%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (4.94%) Internet
6 4 (4.94%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (1.23%) DB2
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Retail
3 12 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (8.64%) Law
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Consultant
1 25 (30.86%) Security Consultant
2 22 (27.16%) Network Consultant
2 22 (27.16%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Network Security Consultant
3 14 (17.28%) Security Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Information Security Consultant
5 9 (11.11%) Head of Design
5 9 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) JSON
1 3 (3.70%) REST
1 3 (3.70%) SOAP
1 3 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.23%) ISPF
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (8.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Information Security
2 15 (18.52%) Security Architecture
3 14 (17.28%) Security Operations
3 14 (17.28%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (16.05%) Compliance Management
4 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
4 13 (16.05%) Performance Management
4 13 (16.05%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (16.05%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 11 (13.58%) ITIL
6 10 (12.35%) Change Control
7 9 (11.11%) Coaching
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (11.11%) Project Management
7 9 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (9.88%) QMS
8 8 (9.88%) Quality Management
9 7 (8.64%) Test Strategy
10 6 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) Perl
1 4 (4.94%) Python
2 3 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) CLIST
3 1 (1.23%) JCL
3 1 (1.23%) REXX
3 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (32.10%) CCNP
3 23 (28.40%) Degree
4 14 (17.28%) CISSP
5 13 (16.05%) CCSE
5 13 (16.05%) IISP
6 12 (14.81%) CCNA
6 12 (14.81%) CCSA
6 12 (14.81%) CCSP
7 6 (7.41%) CISM
8 4 (4.94%) CCIE
9 3 (3.70%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.23%) CCMSE
11 1 (1.23%) CCSM
11 1 (1.23%) LPIC
11 1 (1.23%) MCSA
11 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
2 13 (16.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (7.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) ProxySG
1 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Firmware
3 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (1.23%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 7 (8.64%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (39.51%) Cisco
2 29 (35.80%) CheckPoint
3 25 (30.86%) Splunk
4 24 (29.63%) Fortinet
5 23 (28.40%) F5
6 17 (20.99%) Juniper
7 13 (16.05%) ArcSight
8 9 (11.11%) HP
9 8 (9.88%) Blue Coat
10 7 (8.64%) Nimsoft
10 7 (8.64%) SAP
11 6 (7.41%) VMware
12 3 (3.70%) Sourcefire
13 2 (2.47%) TippingPoint
14 1 (1.23%) CA
14 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
14 1 (1.23%) Sybase
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