The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 139 142 150
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 31 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.68% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 6.47% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,950 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 340 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.89% 10.52% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 291 218 270
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Network Security
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +2 20 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh -15 5 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Aberdeen +7 2 £45,000 +5.88%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £52,500 - 2
Highlands - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) Information Security
3 14 (31.11%) CISSP
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) Finance
4 11 (24.44%) CEH
4 11 (24.44%) SIEM
5 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL
6 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (17.78%) Data Security
7 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (17.78%) VPN
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco
7 8 (17.78%) tcpdump
7 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
8 7 (15.56%) GCIA
9 6 (13.33%) GIAC
9 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (13.33%) Security Management
9 6 (13.33%) CISA
9 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.33%) Legal
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 6 (13.33%) Analytics

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (17.78%) VPN
4 8 (17.78%) tcpdump
5 5 (11.11%) Wireless
6 4 (8.89%) Internet
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.67%) HTTP
8 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 2 (4.44%) FTP
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
8 2 (4.44%) NAS
9 1 (2.22%) LAN
9 1 (2.22%) WAN
9 1 (2.22%) SMTP
9 1 (2.22%) DHCP
9 1 (2.22%) LDAP
9 1 (2.22%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) Hudson
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 5 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (8.89%) Publishing
5 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Network Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Information Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Information Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) Ext JS
2 1 (2.22%) JSTL
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) OSGi
2 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.22%) COM
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) Servlets
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Information Security
2 11 (24.44%) SIEM
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 8 (17.78%) Data Security
4 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (13.33%) Security Management
5 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 6 (13.33%) Analytics
6 5 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) Computer Security
6 5 (11.11%) ISMS
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security Management
7 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) Ruby
2 2 (4.44%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) CISSP
2 11 (24.44%) CEH
3 7 (15.56%) GCIA
4 6 (13.33%) GIAC
4 6 (13.33%) CISA
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.11%) CCNP
6 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.67%) Degree
7 3 (6.67%) CCIE
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.22%) GWAPT
9 1 (2.22%) GPEN
9 1 (2.22%) OSCP
9 1 (2.22%) OSCE
9 1 (2.22%) PMP
9 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.11%) Juniper
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Websense
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee
6 1 (2.22%) Novell
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
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Dell (UK)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Candidate Source
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
East Kilbride, Lanarkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Competitive - Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago