The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 165 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 4.96% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 29
Average salary £37,500 £48,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -4.02%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
447 464 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.04% 14.89% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 338 243 350
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -24 5 £30,000 -50.00%
Glasgow -23 3 £42,500 +30.76% 3
West Lothian - 3 £37,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 33 (56.90%) Firewall
2 25 (43.10%) Cisco
3 23 (39.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (29.31%) SIEM
5 16 (27.59%) tcpdump
5 16 (27.59%) CISSP
5 16 (27.59%) Juniper
5 16 (27.59%) LAN
6 15 (25.86%) WAN
6 15 (25.86%) GIAC
6 15 (25.86%) CISA
6 15 (25.86%) GCIA
6 15 (25.86%) CEH
6 15 (25.86%) Security Testing
7 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (20.69%) VPN
8 12 (20.69%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
9 11 (18.97%) OSPF
10 10 (17.24%) DNS
11 9 (15.52%) Internet
11 9 (15.52%) CCNP
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
11 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
12 8 (13.79%) ITIL
13 7 (12.07%) UNIX
13 7 (12.07%) VoIP
13 7 (12.07%) Degree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) Lync
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (27.59%) tcpdump
3 16 (27.59%) LAN
4 15 (25.86%) WAN
5 12 (20.69%) VPN
6 11 (18.97%) OSPF
7 10 (17.24%) DNS
8 9 (15.52%) Internet
8 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (12.07%) VoIP
10 5 (8.62%) BGP
10 5 (8.62%) DHCP
11 4 (6.90%) NAS
11 4 (6.90%) SAN
12 3 (5.17%) HTTP
12 3 (5.17%) EIGRP
12 3 (5.17%) NetScreen
12 3 (5.17%) SMTP
12 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) Network Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.45%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) EDI
1 2 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.45%) AIX
5 2 (3.45%) HPUX
5 2 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) SIEM
2 15 (25.86%) Security Testing
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 5 (8.62%) Network Management
4 5 (8.62%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.17%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) Information Security
6 3 (5.17%) Fault Management
6 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) CISSP
2 15 (25.86%) GIAC
2 15 (25.86%) CISA
2 15 (25.86%) GCIA
2 15 (25.86%) CEH
3 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (15.52%) CCNP
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
6 6 (10.34%) CCNA
7 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.90%) CCIE
9 2 (3.45%) CCVP
9 2 (3.45%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.72%) CCDA
10 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Nmap
3 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.45%) Nessus
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Cisco
2 16 (27.59%) Juniper
3 11 (18.97%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.90%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) BMC
6 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.17%) VMware
7 2 (3.45%) F5
7 2 (3.45%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.45%) Spiceworks
7 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.45%) Brocade
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (3.45%) Nokia
8 1 (1.72%) Novell
8 1 (1.72%) McAfee
8 1 (1.72%) Websense
8 1 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark
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