The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 86 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 16 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.28% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 5.98% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 8
Median salary £41,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 155 117 150
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.42% 9.77% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 93 56 108
Median salary £50,000 £38,670 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.30% -3.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,325 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Edinburgh

Network Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Network Security in Edinburgh

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 16 (43.24%) Big Data
2 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 14 (37.84%) Splunk
4 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco
5 12 (32.43%) Finance
6 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
6 11 (29.73%) Retail
7 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
7 9 (24.32%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (21.62%) Banking
8 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
8 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
8 8 (21.62%) F5
9 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.92%) Security Operations
9 7 (18.92%) Retail Banking
9 7 (18.92%) Linux
9 7 (18.92%) CCNP
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (16.22%) BGP
10 6 (16.22%) Project Management
10 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (13.51%) OSPF
11 5 (13.51%) Cognos Impromptu

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (16.22%) BGP
4 5 (13.51%) OSPF
4 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) DNS
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) DMZ
7 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.70%) NAS
7 1 (2.70%) NGN
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) Skype
7 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Retail
3 8 (21.62%) Banking
4 7 (18.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Law
5 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
2 11 (29.73%) Security Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Big Data Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Data Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) IT Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) IT Security Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Presales Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Security Presales Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Security Technical Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Associate Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
1 1 (2.70%) Ext JS
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) PKI
6 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
3 7 (18.92%) Security Operations
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.51%) Microservices
5 5 (13.51%) Mobile Development
5 5 (13.51%) Presales
5 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Threat Management
7 3 (8.11%) Network Design
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) CCSE
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE
4 2 (5.41%) CCSA
4 2 (5.41%) CCSP
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Splunk
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco
3 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
4 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
5 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
5 8 (21.62%) F5
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Qualys
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
Edinburgh
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