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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 101 114 146
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +32
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 50 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 1.59% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 14.65% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 21
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +10.58%
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
371 355 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.26% 10.87% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 240 233 299
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Edinburgh +30 32 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Glasgow -14 17 £50,000 +19.04% 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Network Security
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 48 (61.54%) Firewall
2 31 (39.74%) Cisco
3 26 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 24 (30.77%) CCNP
6 22 (28.21%) Finance
7 20 (25.64%) Information Security
7 20 (25.64%) Degree
7 20 (25.64%) Splunk
8 19 (24.36%) F5
9 17 (21.79%) Fortinet
10 16 (20.51%) Juniper
11 15 (19.23%) Load Balancing
12 14 (17.95%) Security Operations
13 13 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 13 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (16.67%) CISSP
14 11 (14.10%) Retail
14 11 (14.10%) CCNA
14 11 (14.10%) PCI DSS
14 11 (14.10%) Security Operations Centre
15 10 (12.82%) IISP
15 10 (12.82%) Compliance Management
15 10 (12.82%) Risk and Compliance Management
15 10 (12.82%) Performance Management
15 10 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (12.82%) FortiGate
15 10 (12.82%) Portfolio Management
15 10 (12.82%) ArcSight

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 10 (12.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (61.54%) Firewall
2 10 (12.82%) VPN
3 9 (11.54%) IPsec
3 9 (11.54%) LAN
4 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.26%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) BGP
5 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 6 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (7.69%) Wireless
6 5 (6.41%) EIGRP
6 5 (6.41%) VoIP
7 4 (5.13%) Internet
7 4 (5.13%) WLAN
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (3.85%) DNS
8 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) GIS
2 1 (1.28%) DB2
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Retail
3 10 (12.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (10.26%) Law
5 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Consultant
2 22 (28.21%) Network Engineer
3 21 (26.92%) Security Consultant
4 16 (20.51%) Security Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Network Consultant
5 13 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
6 10 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Head of Design
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Security Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Network Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) JSON
1 3 (3.85%) REST
1 3 (3.85%) SOAP
1 3 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) ISPF
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.28%) Blog
7 1 (1.28%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Unix
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Information Security
2 15 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 14 (17.95%) Security Operations
4 13 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 13 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (12.82%) Compliance Management
5 10 (12.82%) Performance Management
5 10 (12.82%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (12.82%) Project Management
5 10 (12.82%) Risk and Compliance Management
6 9 (11.54%) Coaching
7 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.26%) ITIL
7 8 (10.26%) SIEM
7 8 (10.26%) Test Strategy
7 8 (10.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.13%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) Perl
1 4 (5.13%) Python
2 3 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.28%) CLIST
3 1 (1.28%) JCL
3 1 (1.28%) REXX
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.77%) CCNP
3 20 (25.64%) Degree
4 13 (16.67%) CISSP
5 11 (14.10%) CCNA
6 10 (12.82%) CCSA
6 10 (12.82%) CCSE
6 10 (12.82%) CCSP
6 10 (12.82%) IISP
7 3 (3.85%) CCIE
7 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) CISM
8 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.56%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.28%) CISA
9 1 (1.28%) GIAC
9 1 (1.28%) MCSA
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) PCI DSS
2 10 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.97%) SLA
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Firmware
3 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.85%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.28%) RACF
6 1 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) FortiGate
2 7 (8.97%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (8.97%) QRadar
3 2 (2.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Cisco
2 24 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 20 (25.64%) Splunk
4 19 (24.36%) F5
5 17 (21.79%) Fortinet
6 16 (20.51%) Juniper
7 10 (12.82%) ArcSight
8 8 (10.26%) VMware
9 7 (8.97%) Nimsoft
10 6 (7.69%) SAP
11 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
12 3 (3.85%) HP
12 3 (3.85%) Sourcefire
13 2 (2.56%) TippingPoint
14 1 (1.28%) CA
14 1 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
14 1 (1.28%) Intel Security
14 1 (1.28%) Qualys
14 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
14 1 (1.28%) Sybase
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