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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 65 85
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 21 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.87% 2.61% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 25.00% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 7
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +61.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

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 119 140 174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.62% 10.46% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 84 91 99
Median salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 31 (54.39%) Splunk
2 25 (43.86%) Finance
3 22 (38.60%) Cisco
3 22 (38.60%) Firewall
4 20 (35.09%) Retail
5 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (31.58%) Degree
6 17 (29.82%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (29.82%) Security Operations
7 15 (26.32%) CheckPoint
8 14 (24.56%) CCNP
8 14 (24.56%) CCSE
9 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
9 13 (22.81%) Project Management
9 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
9 13 (22.81%) Big Data
10 12 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (21.05%) CCSA
11 11 (19.30%) Fortinet
12 10 (17.54%) ITIL
13 9 (15.79%) CCSP
13 9 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
13 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (14.04%) Law
14 8 (14.04%) Juniper
14 8 (14.04%) Linux
14 8 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (14.04%) Information Security
14 8 (14.04%) TOGAF

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 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (8.77%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.02%) BGP
4 4 (7.02%) OSPF
5 3 (5.26%) DNS
5 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.51%) LAN
6 2 (3.51%) MPLS
6 2 (3.51%) MRTG
6 2 (3.51%) VoIP
6 2 (3.51%) VRRP
7 1 (1.75%) DHCP
7 1 (1.75%) DMZ
7 1 (1.75%) HTTP
7 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) Retail
3 9 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (14.04%) Banking
4 8 (14.04%) Law
5 7 (12.28%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Consultant
1 19 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 13 (22.81%) Network Consultant
2 13 (22.81%) Network Security Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Data Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) IT Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Presales Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Security Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
1 2 (3.51%) Ext JS
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
2 12 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) CentOS
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Cybersecurity
1 17 (29.82%) Security Operations
2 13 (22.81%) Project Management
3 10 (17.54%) ITIL
4 8 (14.04%) Information Security
4 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.28%) SIEM
6 6 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) Microservices
7 5 (8.77%) Mobile Development
7 5 (8.77%) Presales
7 5 (8.77%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (8.77%) SOA
8 4 (7.02%) Compliance Management
8 4 (7.02%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (7.02%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
2 14 (24.56%) CCNP
2 14 (24.56%) CCSE
3 12 (21.05%) CCSA
4 9 (15.79%) CCSP
5 4 (7.02%) CISSP
5 4 (7.02%) IISP
6 3 (5.26%) CCDP
6 3 (5.26%) CCMSE
6 3 (5.26%) CCSM
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.51%) NDS
3 2 (3.51%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.51%) Cacti
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Splunk
2 22 (38.60%) Cisco
3 15 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 11 (19.30%) Fortinet
5 8 (14.04%) Juniper
6 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.77%) F5
8 4 (7.02%) ArcSight
9 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.51%) NetIQ
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.75%) Citrix
11 1 (1.75%) Qualys
11 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.75%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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