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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 92 141
Rank change year-on-year
0 +49
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 43 64 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 2.16% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.75% 17.63% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 13
Median salary £39,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.76% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £37,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,200 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
273 363 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.18% 12.25% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 184 226 217
Median salary £40,561 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.56% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -13 24 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Glasgow +18 16 £45,000 -21.73% 1
West Lothian - 1 £34,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £36,400 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 52 (46.85%) Firewall
2 51 (45.95%) Cisco
3 42 (37.84%) CheckPoint
4 40 (36.04%) ITIL
5 38 (34.23%) Splunk
6 37 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (27.93%) CCNP
7 31 (27.93%) Finance
8 30 (27.03%) Data Centre
9 25 (22.52%) Security Operations
10 23 (20.72%) Degree
11 22 (19.82%) Fortinet
11 22 (19.82%) Retail
12 21 (18.92%) FortiGate
13 20 (18.02%) Security Operations Centre
14 19 (17.12%) F5
15 18 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (15.32%) ITIL V3
16 17 (15.32%) Juniper
17 16 (14.41%) CCSE
17 16 (14.41%) Information Security
18 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
19 14 (12.61%) LAN
19 14 (12.61%) CCSA
19 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (12.61%) Performance Management
19 14 (12.61%) Cisco PIX
20 13 (11.71%) Wi-Fi
20 13 (11.71%) Project Management
20 13 (11.71%) MPLS

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 12 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.70%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.85%) Firewall
2 18 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
4 14 (12.61%) Cisco PIX
4 14 (12.61%) LAN
5 13 (11.71%) MPLS
5 13 (11.71%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (10.81%) VoIP
6 12 (10.81%) Wireless
7 11 (9.91%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (9.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (9.01%) IPsec
8 10 (9.01%) VPN
9 9 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (4.50%) BGP
11 5 (4.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (4.50%) Internet
11 5 (4.50%) OSPF
12 4 (3.60%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) Big Data
2 6 (5.41%) DTS
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.80%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (0.90%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Selenium
General
1 31 (27.93%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Retail
3 11 (9.91%) Law
3 11 (9.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (7.21%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Analyst
2 24 (21.62%) Consultant
2 24 (21.62%) Security Consultant
3 22 (19.82%) Network Consultant
3 22 (19.82%) Network Security Consultant
4 19 (17.12%) Network Engineer
5 18 (16.22%) Network Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Network Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) Network Specialist
8 9 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Data Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) Backbone.js
2 2 (1.80%) Ext JS
2 2 (1.80%) jQuery
2 2 (1.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Data Centre
2 20 (18.02%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.50%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Unix
4 6 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (1.80%) CentOS
5 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.04%) ITIL
2 25 (22.52%) Security Operations
3 17 (15.32%) ITIL V3
4 16 (14.41%) Information Security
5 14 (12.61%) Performance Management
6 13 (11.71%) Project Management
7 12 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (10.81%) SIEM
8 11 (9.91%) Compliance Management
8 11 (9.91%) Portfolio Management
8 11 (9.91%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 11 (9.91%) Security Architecture
8 11 (9.91%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (9.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (6.31%) Network Management
9 7 (6.31%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.31%) Test Strategy
10 6 (5.41%) Change Control
10 6 (5.41%) Database Security
10 6 (5.41%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.01%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.80%) Java
4 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.80%) Python
5 1 (0.90%) C
5 1 (0.90%) C++
5 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.90%) R
5 1 (0.90%) VB
5 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (27.93%) CCNP
3 23 (20.72%) Degree
4 16 (14.41%) CCSE
5 14 (12.61%) CCSA
6 11 (9.91%) CCSP
6 11 (9.91%) CISSP
6 11 (9.91%) IISP
7 5 (4.50%) CCIE
8 4 (3.60%) CCMSE
8 4 (3.60%) CCNA
8 4 (3.60%) CCSM
8 4 (3.60%) CISM
8 4 (3.60%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.70%) CCDP
10 1 (0.90%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.70%) COBIT
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.41%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.80%) NDS
3 2 (1.80%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (18.92%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.80%) Cacti
2 2 (1.80%) Nagios
2 2 (1.80%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (45.95%) Cisco
2 42 (37.84%) CheckPoint
3 38 (34.23%) Splunk
4 22 (19.82%) Fortinet
5 19 (17.12%) F5
6 17 (15.32%) Juniper
7 11 (9.91%) ArcSight
8 10 (9.01%) Aruba
9 9 (8.11%) Blue Coat
9 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
10 8 (7.21%) HP
11 6 (5.41%) Oracle
11 6 (5.41%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.80%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.90%) Avaya
13 1 (0.90%) SAP
13 1 (0.90%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.90%) VMware
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