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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 101 166 144
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -22
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 57 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 0.32% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 2.91% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 45 10 4
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £29,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
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
394 446 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.45% 11.03% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 247 337 243
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 +50 40 £43,750 +2.94%
Edinburgh +18 14 £34,750 +15.83% 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 30 (45.45%) CISSP
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 28 (42.42%) Information Security
2 28 (42.42%) Firewall
3 26 (39.39%) SIEM
4 22 (33.33%) Data Security
5 21 (31.82%) Incident Management
5 21 (31.82%) Cyber Security
5 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (30.30%) Cryptography
6 20 (30.30%) Law
6 20 (30.30%) Cisco
7 19 (28.79%) WAN
7 19 (28.79%) Degree
8 17 (25.76%) LAN
8 17 (25.76%) Windows
9 15 (22.73%) CISM
10 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
11 12 (18.18%) Wireless
11 12 (18.18%) SolarWinds
12 11 (16.67%) MPLS
13 10 (15.15%) McAfee
13 10 (15.15%) BCP
13 10 (15.15%) VPN
13 10 (15.15%) Business Continuity
13 10 (15.15%) VMware
13 10 (15.15%) Legal
13 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (15.15%) Business Continuity Planning
13 10 (15.15%) F5

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (6.06%) CMS
1 4 (6.06%) WordPress
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) Firewall
2 19 (28.79%) WAN
3 17 (25.76%) LAN
4 12 (18.18%) Wireless
5 11 (16.67%) MPLS
6 10 (15.15%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (13.64%) SAN
7 9 (13.64%) DHCP
8 8 (12.12%) SSL
8 8 (12.12%) EIGRP
8 8 (12.12%) tcpdump
8 8 (12.12%) HSRP
9 7 (10.61%) TACACS
10 6 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (7.58%) IP Telephony
11 5 (7.58%) WLAN
12 4 (6.06%) MRTG
12 4 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 20 (30.30%) Law
3 10 (15.15%) Legal
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Security Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Network Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Security Consultant
6 8 (12.12%) Network Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Security Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Coordinator
10 4 (6.06%) Architect
10 4 (6.06%) Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) CSS
1 4 (6.06%) Ajax
1 4 (6.06%) jQuery
1 4 (6.06%) HTML5
1 4 (6.06%) CSS3
1 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (30.30%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.06%) Social Media
3 4 (6.06%) Kindle
4 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) UNIX
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Information Security
2 26 (39.39%) SIEM
3 22 (33.33%) Data Security
4 21 (31.82%) Incident Management
4 21 (31.82%) Cyber Security
5 10 (15.15%) Business Continuity Planning
5 10 (15.15%) Business Continuity
5 10 (15.15%) BCP
6 9 (13.64%) Analytics
7 8 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (12.12%) Security Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (7.58%) ERP
9 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.06%) Change Management
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) Web Development
10 4 (6.06%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (45.45%) CISSP
2 19 (28.79%) Degree
3 15 (22.73%) CISM
4 9 (13.64%) CEH
5 8 (12.12%) CISA
5 8 (12.12%) GIAC
5 8 (12.12%) GCIA
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (9.09%) CCNA
8 2 (3.03%) CCNP
9 1 (1.52%) SSCP
9 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) vSphere
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) NFS
4 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) CheckPoint
3 12 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 10 (15.15%) F5
4 10 (15.15%) McAfee
4 10 (15.15%) VMware
5 9 (13.64%) Oracle
6 8 (12.12%) Fortinet
6 8 (12.12%) Riverbed
7 5 (7.58%) SAP
7 5 (7.58%) Mitel
8 4 (6.06%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.52%) HP
10 1 (1.52%) Dell
10 1 (1.52%) Apple
10 1 (1.52%) Splunk
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