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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 115 96 153
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +57
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 39 67 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 2.13% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 17.72% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 21
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,405
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +8.68%
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
339 378 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.69% 11.99% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 209 259 287
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 19 £45,750 +14.37% 3
Glasgow -38 17 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Falkirk - 2 £52,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (56.00%) Firewall
2 29 (38.67%) Cisco
3 28 (37.33%) Data Centre
4 26 (34.67%) Degree
5 22 (29.33%) Splunk
6 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (25.33%) CISSP
7 19 (25.33%) CCNP
7 19 (25.33%) Finance
7 19 (25.33%) SIEM
8 18 (24.00%) F5
8 18 (24.00%) Security Operations
9 17 (22.67%) CheckPoint
10 16 (21.33%) Juniper
11 15 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 15 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 13 (17.33%) Information Security
13 12 (16.00%) Project Management
13 12 (16.00%) Security Architecture
14 11 (14.67%) Portfolio Management
14 11 (14.67%) ArcSight
14 11 (14.67%) Test Strategy
14 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
14 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
14 11 (14.67%) Performance Management
14 11 (14.67%) PCI DSS
14 11 (14.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (14.67%) QRadar

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 11 (14.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (56.00%) Firewall
2 11 (14.67%) VPN
3 10 (13.33%) IPsec
4 9 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (10.67%) LAN
5 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.33%) WAN
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (8.00%) Wireless
8 5 (6.67%) BGP
8 5 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 5 (6.67%) Internet
9 4 (5.33%) DNS
9 4 (5.33%) EIGRP
9 4 (5.33%) VoIP
10 3 (4.00%) DHCP
10 3 (4.00%) SAN
10 3 (4.00%) SSL
10 3 (4.00%) WLAN
11 2 (2.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) GIS
2 1 (1.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Law
3 10 (13.33%) Retail
4 8 (10.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.33%) Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Consultant
2 21 (28.00%) Security Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) Network Engineer
4 16 (21.33%) Security Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (10.67%) Network Consultant
7 8 (10.67%) Network Security Consultant
7 8 (10.67%) Security Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) IT Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Network Intrusion Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) JSON
1 3 (4.00%) REST
1 3 (4.00%) SOAP
1 3 (4.00%) XML
2 2 (2.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (14.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.33%) Blog
7 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) PKI
7 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Unix
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) SIEM
2 18 (24.00%) Security Operations
3 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 15 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (17.33%) Information Security
5 12 (16.00%) Project Management
5 12 (16.00%) Security Architecture
6 11 (14.67%) Performance Management
6 11 (14.67%) Portfolio Management
6 11 (14.67%) Test Strategy
7 9 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.00%) ITIL
10 4 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (5.33%) Data Security
10 4 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.33%) Web Filtering
11 3 (4.00%) Line Management
11 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) Python
2 4 (5.33%) C
2 4 (5.33%) Perl
3 3 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) CLIST
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) JCL
4 1 (1.33%) REXX
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Degree
2 20 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (25.33%) CCNP
3 19 (25.33%) CISSP
4 11 (14.67%) IISP
5 10 (13.33%) CCNA
6 8 (10.67%) CCSA
6 8 (10.67%) CCSE
6 8 (10.67%) CCSP
7 5 (6.67%) GIAC
8 4 (5.33%) CISA
9 3 (4.00%) CEH
9 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.67%) CCIE
10 2 (2.67%) CISM
10 2 (2.67%) GCIA
10 2 (2.67%) ISEB
10 2 (2.67%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (14.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Firmware
2 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (1.33%) RACF
4 1 (1.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) QRadar
2 8 (10.67%) FortiGate
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Cisco
2 22 (29.33%) Splunk
3 18 (24.00%) F5
4 17 (22.67%) CheckPoint
5 16 (21.33%) Juniper
6 11 (14.67%) ArcSight
6 11 (14.67%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.67%) VMware
8 7 (9.33%) Nimsoft
9 3 (4.00%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.67%) IBM
10 2 (2.67%) Imperva
10 2 (2.67%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.33%) HP
11 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.33%) Qualys
11 1 (1.33%) SAP
11 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.33%) Sybase
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