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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 135 137 158
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 33 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.55% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 5.26% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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
469 323 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.56% 10.44% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 299 212 275
Average salary £38,500 £40,995 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% +22.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 21 August 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
(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
Glasgow -5 15 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Edinburgh -3 11 £47,500 -34.48% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £52,500 - 2
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 25 (52.08%) Firewall
2 24 (50.00%) Information Security
3 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 16 (33.33%) CISSP
4 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
5 13 (27.08%) CEH
6 12 (25.00%) ITIL
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) VPN
7 11 (22.92%) Cisco
7 11 (22.92%) Data Security
7 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (20.83%) Security Management
8 10 (20.83%) Wireless
9 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 9 (18.75%) Information Security Management
9 9 (18.75%) Finance
9 9 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (18.75%) tcpdump
9 9 (18.75%) SIEM
10 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (16.67%) Law
10 8 (16.67%) Legal
10 8 (16.67%) GCIA
10 8 (16.67%) ISMS
11 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
12 6 (12.50%) UNIX
12 6 (12.50%) HTTP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.92%) VPN
4 10 (20.83%) Wireless
5 9 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (18.75%) tcpdump
6 6 (12.50%) HTTP
7 5 (10.42%) FTP
7 5 (10.42%) Wireshark
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.33%) SSH
8 4 (8.33%) LDAP
8 4 (8.33%) LAN
8 4 (8.33%) WAN
9 3 (6.25%) Internet
10 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
11 1 (2.08%) SMTP
11 1 (2.08%) DHCP
11 1 (2.08%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JUnit
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Law
2 8 (16.67%) Legal
3 4 (8.33%) Publishing
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Analyst
2 23 (47.92%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 8 (16.67%) Information Specialist
4 5 (10.42%) Incident Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Network Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Information Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.17%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Lead Security Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) JSP
3 1 (2.08%) Servlets
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) Spring
3 1 (2.08%) Java EE
3 1 (2.08%) JSTL
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.08%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) CESG
3 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (25.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.92%) Data Security
4 10 (20.83%) Security Management
5 9 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (18.75%) Information Security Management
5 9 (18.75%) SIEM
6 8 (16.67%) ISMS
7 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
7 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Computer Security
9 5 (10.42%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 3 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) CISSP
2 13 (27.08%) CEH
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.67%) GCIA
4 6 (12.50%) CCNP
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) GWAPT
5 4 (8.33%) GPEN
5 4 (8.33%) OSCP
5 4 (8.33%) OSCE
5 4 (8.33%) GSEC
5 4 (8.33%) GCIH
5 4 (8.33%) CISA
5 4 (8.33%) GIAC
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.17%) CISM
8 1 (2.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco
2 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (4.17%) BMC
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Novell
6 1 (2.08%) McAfee
6 1 (2.08%) Websense
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Competitive - Dependent on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
East Kilbride, Lanarkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Competitive - Dependent on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago