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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
UK / Scotland
Rank 67 101 152
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +51
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 66 57 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.92% 1.93% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.38% 16.10% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 2
Median salary £39,000 £52,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +28.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £58,000 £52,150
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
359 354 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.91% 11.97% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 238 227 216
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 30 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Glasgow +22 25 £42,500 -24.77%
Renfrewshire - 4 £35,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £34,250 -
Stirling - 1 £32,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £36,400 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 61 (47.66%) Firewall
2 56 (43.75%) Cisco
3 50 (39.06%) CheckPoint
4 43 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (33.59%) Splunk
5 40 (31.25%) ITIL
6 37 (28.91%) CCNP
6 37 (28.91%) Data Centre
7 36 (28.13%) Finance
8 29 (22.66%) Fortinet
8 29 (22.66%) Security Operations
9 28 (21.88%) Information Security
10 26 (20.31%) Degree
11 24 (18.75%) FortiGate
11 24 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 23 (17.97%) Retail
13 21 (16.41%) F5
14 19 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (14.84%) CCSE
15 18 (14.06%) Performance Management
16 17 (13.28%) Security Architecture
16 17 (13.28%) CCSA
16 17 (13.28%) Juniper
17 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
17 16 (12.50%) IIS
17 16 (12.50%) ITIL V3
18 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
18 15 (11.72%) Portfolio Management
18 15 (11.72%) ArcSight
18 15 (11.72%) IISP

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 16 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 61 (47.66%) Firewall
2 19 (14.84%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (11.72%) Cisco PIX
4 15 (11.72%) LAN
5 13 (10.16%) MPLS
5 13 (10.16%) VoIP
5 13 (10.16%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (10.16%) Wireless
6 11 (8.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (8.59%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (7.81%) IPsec
7 10 (7.81%) VPN
8 9 (7.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (5.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (4.69%) BGP
10 6 (4.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (3.91%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.91%) Internet
11 5 (3.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) GIS
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.91%) DTS
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 36 (28.13%) Finance
2 23 (17.97%) Retail
3 14 (10.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (10.16%) Law
5 5 (3.91%) Banking
6 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.56%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Analyst
2 29 (22.66%) Consultant
2 29 (22.66%) Security Consultant
3 28 (21.88%) Network Consultant
3 28 (21.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 24 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 17 (13.28%) Network Analyst
6 14 (10.94%) Information Security Consultant
7 11 (8.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Network Specialist
7 11 (8.59%) Security Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (8.59%) Senior Network Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Head of Design
9 8 (6.25%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) Middleware
2 2 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.78%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.91%) Data Centre
2 24 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.91%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.91%) Statistics
5 3 (2.34%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.59%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Linux
3 8 (6.25%) Unix
4 5 (3.91%) AIX
5 2 (1.56%) CentOS
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) ITIL
2 29 (22.66%) Security Operations
3 28 (21.88%) Information Security
4 18 (14.06%) Performance Management
5 17 (13.28%) Security Architecture
6 16 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 15 (11.72%) Compliance Management
7 15 (11.72%) Portfolio Management
7 15 (11.72%) Risk and Compliance Management
7 15 (11.72%) Security Monitoring
7 15 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (10.94%) Project Management
9 13 (10.16%) Coaching
9 13 (10.16%) SIEM
10 11 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.81%) Change Control
11 10 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (7.03%) Test Strategy
12 9 (7.03%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (6.25%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.03%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.78%) C++
5 1 (0.78%) Java
5 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.78%) R
5 1 (0.78%) VB
5 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (28.91%) CCNP
3 26 (20.31%) Degree
4 19 (14.84%) CCSE
5 17 (13.28%) CCSA
6 15 (11.72%) CISSP
6 15 (11.72%) IISP
7 14 (10.94%) CCSP
8 6 (4.69%) CCIE
8 6 (4.69%) CISM
9 5 (3.91%) CCNA
9 5 (3.91%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.13%) CCMSE
10 4 (3.13%) CCSM
11 3 (2.34%) CCDP
12 1 (0.78%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (11.72%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.91%) SLA
3 3 (2.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.56%) NDS
3 2 (1.56%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) Firmware
4 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.56%) Cacti
2 2 (1.56%) Nagios
2 2 (1.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (0.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 56 (43.75%) Cisco
2 50 (39.06%) CheckPoint
3 43 (33.59%) Splunk
4 29 (22.66%) Fortinet
5 21 (16.41%) F5
6 17 (13.28%) Juniper
7 15 (11.72%) ArcSight
8 12 (9.38%) Blue Coat
9 10 (7.81%) Aruba
9 10 (7.81%) HP
10 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.47%) SAP
12 6 (4.69%) Sourcefire
13 5 (3.91%) Oracle
14 2 (1.56%) NetIQ
14 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.56%) VMware
15 1 (0.78%) Avaya
15 1 (0.78%) jetNEXUS
15 1 (0.78%) Red Hat