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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 85 147 143
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -4
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 79 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.51% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.80% 5.77% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 17 14
Average salary £44,375 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
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
399 433 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.69% 11.80% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 271 285 235
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +43 64 £45,000 -10.00%
Edinburgh +17 10 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Aberdeen +22 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Stirling - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 58 (46.77%) Firewall
2 54 (43.55%) Finance
3 53 (42.74%) Information Security
4 51 (41.13%) CISSP
5 46 (37.10%) Cyber Security
5 46 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (36.29%) Data Security
7 43 (34.68%) Incident Management
8 42 (33.87%) Cryptography
8 42 (33.87%) SIEM
9 40 (32.26%) Degree
10 38 (30.65%) Law
11 30 (24.19%) CISM
12 28 (22.58%) Cisco
13 26 (20.97%) WAN
14 23 (18.55%) LAN
14 23 (18.55%) CheckPoint
15 22 (17.74%) Legal
16 20 (16.13%) Wireless
16 20 (16.13%) VPN
16 20 (16.13%) Oracle
16 20 (16.13%) Windows
17 19 (15.32%) Business Continuity
18 18 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (13.71%) SolarWinds
19 17 (13.71%) Business Continuity Planning
19 17 (13.71%) BCP
20 16 (12.90%) MPLS
20 16 (12.90%) Analytics
20 16 (12.90%) F5

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (3.23%) CMS
1 4 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (46.77%) Firewall
2 26 (20.97%) WAN
3 23 (18.55%) LAN
4 20 (16.13%) VPN
4 20 (16.13%) Wireless
5 18 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (12.90%) MPLS
7 13 (10.48%) SSL
7 13 (10.48%) DHCP
7 13 (10.48%) EIGRP
7 13 (10.48%) HSRP
8 12 (9.68%) TACACS
9 11 (8.87%) IP Telephony
9 11 (8.87%) WLAN
9 11 (8.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (6.45%) IPsec
10 8 (6.45%) tcpdump
11 7 (5.65%) SAN
11 7 (5.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) Crystal Reports
1 9 (7.26%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
General
1 54 (43.55%) Finance
2 38 (30.65%) Law
3 22 (17.74%) Legal
4 4 (3.23%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.61%) Local Government
6 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.81%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Analyst
2 30 (24.19%) Security Analyst
3 24 (19.35%) Consultant
4 23 (18.55%) Security Consultant
5 17 (13.71%) Network Analyst
6 16 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 16 (12.90%) Network Security Analyst
7 14 (11.29%) Incident Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) Information Security Analyst
8 13 (10.48%) Developer
8 13 (10.48%) Information Analyst
9 12 (9.68%) Security Engineer
9 12 (9.68%) Information Security Consultant
9 12 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (8.06%) Process Consultant
10 10 (8.06%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (8.06%) Senior Security Consultant
10 10 (8.06%) Lead Security Consultant
11 9 (7.26%) C# Developer
12 8 (6.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.48%) HTML
2 9 (7.26%) .NET
3 4 (3.23%) CSS
3 4 (3.23%) Ajax
3 4 (3.23%) jQuery
3 4 (3.23%) HTML5
3 4 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (33.87%) Cryptography
3 11 (8.87%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.23%) Social Media
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) Kindle
6 2 (1.61%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.13%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Linux
2 10 (8.06%) UNIX
3 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.74%) Information Security
2 46 (37.10%) Cyber Security
3 45 (36.29%) Data Security
4 43 (34.68%) Incident Management
5 42 (33.87%) SIEM
6 19 (15.32%) Business Continuity
7 17 (13.71%) BCP
7 17 (13.71%) Business Continuity Planning
8 16 (12.90%) Analytics
9 13 (10.48%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (9.68%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.26%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
12 8 (6.45%) Security Testing
13 6 (4.84%) Asset Management
14 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
14 5 (4.03%) Change Management
14 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (4.03%) ITIL
14 5 (4.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.26%) C
1 9 (7.26%) C#
1 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
1 9 (7.26%) SQL
2 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.81%) Perl
3 1 (0.81%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (41.13%) CISSP
2 40 (32.26%) Degree
3 30 (24.19%) CISM
4 15 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (11.29%) CCNA
6 9 (7.26%) CISA
7 8 (6.45%) GIAC
7 8 (6.45%) GCIA
7 8 (6.45%) CEH
8 4 (3.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.81%) HND
9 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.61%) COBIT
3 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) vSphere
2 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) NFS
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.81%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (22.58%) Cisco
2 23 (18.55%) CheckPoint
3 20 (16.13%) Oracle
4 17 (13.71%) SolarWinds
5 16 (12.90%) F5
6 14 (11.29%) McAfee
6 14 (11.29%) Fortinet
7 13 (10.48%) Riverbed
8 10 (8.06%) Mitel
9 9 (7.26%) VMware
10 5 (4.03%) SAP
11 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.61%) EMC
11 2 (1.61%) Juniper
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.81%) Apple
12 1 (0.81%) HP
12 1 (0.81%) Dell
12 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.81%) Draytek
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Competitive
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