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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 95 148 130
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 66 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.23% 0.48% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.13% 3.99% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 23
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £30,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,250 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
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
364 376 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.27% 12.10% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 231 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Edinburgh +28 37 £52,500 +26.50% 1
Glasgow +5 29 £56,500 +45.80% 4
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 49 (51.58%) SIEM
2 45 (47.37%) CISSP
3 44 (46.32%) Degree
4 42 (44.21%) Data Centre
5 40 (42.11%) Security Operations
5 40 (42.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 34 (35.79%) Finance
7 32 (33.68%) Information Security
8 26 (27.37%) Firewall
9 24 (25.26%) Cisco
9 24 (25.26%) CEH
10 23 (24.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (24.21%) GIAC
11 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (22.11%) Security Architecture
12 20 (21.05%) Splunk
13 19 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (20.00%) PCI DSS
14 18 (18.95%) Project Management
14 18 (18.95%) IIS
15 17 (17.89%) Law
15 17 (17.89%) Performance Management
15 17 (17.89%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (17.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 17 (17.89%) Portfolio Management
15 17 (17.89%) Test Strategy
15 17 (17.89%) IISP
16 16 (16.84%) QRadar
16 16 (16.84%) ArcSight
17 15 (15.79%) Data Analytics

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (18.95%) IIS
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.05%) Apache
3 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) Firewall
2 17 (17.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (10.53%) tcpdump
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.26%) VPN
5 5 (5.26%) WAN
6 4 (4.21%) LAN
6 4 (4.21%) VoIP
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.16%) MPLS
7 3 (3.16%) Wireless
8 2 (2.11%) DHCP
8 2 (2.11%) DNS
8 2 (2.11%) Internet
8 2 (2.11%) OSPF
8 2 (2.11%) SSL
8 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Law
3 12 (12.63%) Retail
4 11 (11.58%) Banking
5 4 (4.21%) Legal
6 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.11%) Back Office
7 2 (2.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Consultant
2 30 (31.58%) Security Consultant
3 26 (27.37%) IT Consultant
3 26 (27.37%) IT Security Consultant
4 14 (14.74%) Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) Network Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) Security Analyst
5 13 (13.68%) Lead Security Consultant
5 13 (13.68%) SOC Consultant
5 13 (13.68%) Technology Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Security Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Network Analyst
7 10 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
7 10 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Network Intrusion Analyst
8 9 (9.47%) Security Specialist
9 7 (7.37%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Architect
11 5 (5.26%) Network Specialist
11 5 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) XML
2 4 (4.21%) JSON
2 4 (4.21%) REST
2 4 (4.21%) SOAP
3 2 (2.11%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.11%) jQuery
4 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.05%) Ajax
4 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) Ember.js
4 1 (1.05%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) HTML5
4 1 (1.05%) LAMP
4 1 (1.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (44.21%) Data Centre
2 40 (42.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.37%) Cryptography
5 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) PKI
7 2 (2.11%) CESG
8 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.05%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Unix
3 7 (7.37%) Windows
4 2 (2.11%) Solaris
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) SIEM
2 40 (42.11%) Security Operations
3 32 (33.68%) Information Security
4 23 (24.21%) Vulnerability Management
5 21 (22.11%) Security Architecture
6 19 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (18.95%) Project Management
8 17 (17.89%) Performance Management
8 17 (17.89%) Portfolio Management
8 17 (17.89%) Test Strategy
9 15 (15.79%) Analytics
9 15 (15.79%) Data Analytics
10 13 (13.68%) Use Case
11 8 (8.42%) Incident Management
11 8 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.26%) Data Security
13 5 (5.26%) Network Architecture
14 4 (4.21%) DDoS Mitigation
14 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) Python
2 4 (4.21%) Java
2 4 (4.21%) Perl
2 4 (4.21%) Ruby
3 3 (3.16%) C
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) C++
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (47.37%) CISSP
2 44 (46.32%) Degree
3 24 (25.26%) CEH
4 23 (24.21%) GIAC
5 17 (17.89%) IISP
6 13 (13.68%) CISA
7 12 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (10.53%) CCNP
9 9 (9.47%) CCNA
9 9 (9.47%) GCIA
10 8 (8.42%) CCIE
11 7 (7.37%) CISM
12 5 (5.26%) CCSE
12 5 (5.26%) SANS
13 4 (4.21%) CCSA
13 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
14 3 (3.16%) JNCIE
15 2 (2.11%) ISEB
15 2 (2.11%) LPIC
15 2 (2.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 17 (17.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) SLA
4 1 (1.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) RACF
1 1 (1.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) QRadar
2 4 (4.21%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Cisco
2 20 (21.05%) Splunk
3 16 (16.84%) ArcSight
4 12 (12.63%) F5
5 11 (11.58%) Juniper
6 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.32%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.26%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.21%) IBM
9 4 (4.21%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.16%) HP
11 2 (2.11%) Avaya
11 2 (2.11%) Citrix
11 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.11%) Imperva
11 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.05%) VMware
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