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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 133 87 160
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +73
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 69 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 2.26% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.56% 17.42% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 12
Median salary £50,000 £44,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,750 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
327 396 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.50% 12.99% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 180 263 293
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 May 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 May 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
Glasgow -55 14 £47,000 -10.47% 2
Edinburgh +3 9 £52,500 +35.48% 1
Falkirk - 2 £52,500 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Highlands -1 1 - -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 44 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 39 (42.39%) SIEM
2 39 (42.39%) CISSP
3 38 (41.30%) Firewall
4 36 (39.13%) Security Operations
5 35 (38.04%) Degree
6 34 (36.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 30 (32.61%) Cisco
8 23 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (23.91%) Splunk
10 21 (22.83%) Information Security
10 21 (22.83%) Security Architecture
11 20 (21.74%) PCI DSS
11 20 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (20.65%) Finance
12 19 (20.65%) F5
13 18 (19.57%) Portfolio Management
13 18 (19.57%) ArcSight
13 18 (19.57%) Test Strategy
13 18 (19.57%) Performance Management
13 18 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (19.57%) QRadar
13 18 (19.57%) IISP
13 18 (19.57%) Law
13 18 (19.57%) Project Management
13 18 (19.57%) IIS
14 17 (18.48%) Juniper
14 17 (18.48%) GIAC
15 15 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (16.30%) CEH

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 18 (19.57%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.30%) Firewall
2 20 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (10.87%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (9.78%) VPN
5 8 (8.70%) LAN
5 8 (8.70%) tcpdump
6 7 (7.61%) WAN
6 7 (7.61%) Wireless
7 6 (6.52%) IPsec
8 5 (5.43%) DNS
8 5 (5.43%) Internet
8 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.35%) DHCP
9 4 (4.35%) SAN
9 4 (4.35%) SSL
10 3 (3.26%) WLAN
11 2 (2.17%) BGP
11 2 (2.17%) MPLS
11 2 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Law
3 10 (10.87%) Retail
3 10 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (36.96%) Consultant
2 27 (29.35%) Security Consultant
3 22 (23.91%) Network Engineer
4 19 (20.65%) IT Consultant
4 19 (20.65%) Security Engineer
5 16 (17.39%) Analyst
5 16 (17.39%) IT Security Consultant
5 16 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (14.13%) Security Analyst
7 11 (11.96%) Network Analyst
8 9 (9.78%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection Analyst
9 8 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Analyst
9 8 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
10 7 (7.61%) Lead Security Consultant
10 7 (7.61%) SOC Consultant
10 7 (7.61%) Technology Consultant
11 6 (6.52%) Architect
12 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) XML
2 7 (7.61%) JSON
2 7 (7.61%) REST
2 7 (7.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.09%) Ajax
3 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.09%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) Ember.js
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) HTML5
3 1 (1.09%) jQuery
3 1 (1.09%) LAMP
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 44 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 34 (36.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (16.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) PKI
8 1 (1.09%) Blog
8 1 (1.09%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Linux
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Unix
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) SIEM
2 36 (39.13%) Security Operations
3 23 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (22.83%) Information Security
4 21 (22.83%) Security Architecture
5 18 (19.57%) Performance Management
5 18 (19.57%) Portfolio Management
5 18 (19.57%) Project Management
5 18 (19.57%) Test Strategy
6 10 (10.87%) DDoS Mitigation
6 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.70%) Analytics
7 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (7.61%) Data Analytics
8 7 (7.61%) Use Case
9 6 (6.52%) ITIL
10 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) Python
2 7 (7.61%) Perl
2 7 (7.61%) Ruby
3 4 (4.35%) C
4 2 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (42.39%) CISSP
2 35 (38.04%) Degree
3 18 (19.57%) IISP
4 17 (18.48%) GIAC
5 15 (16.30%) CEH
5 15 (16.30%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (14.13%) CCNP
7 11 (11.96%) CCNA
7 11 (11.96%) CISA
8 8 (8.70%) CCIE
8 8 (8.70%) GCIA
9 5 (5.43%) CCSA
9 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.35%) CCSE
10 4 (4.35%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.26%) CISM
11 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.17%) ISEB
12 2 (2.17%) SANS
13 1 (1.09%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 18 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) COBIT
4 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) RACF
3 1 (1.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) QRadar
2 5 (5.43%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.26%) SCCM
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.09%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.09%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Cisco
2 22 (23.91%) Splunk
3 19 (20.65%) F5
4 18 (19.57%) ArcSight
5 17 (18.48%) Juniper
6 10 (10.87%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.70%) Sourcefire
8 5 (5.43%) Fortinet
9 4 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.35%) VMware
10 3 (3.26%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.17%) HP
11 2 (2.17%) IBM
11 2 (2.17%) Imperva
11 2 (2.17%) Nimsoft
11 2 (2.17%) TippingPoint
12 1 (1.09%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (1.09%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.09%) Qualys
12 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
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