Period
to 13 August 2020

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 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 92 74
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18 +43
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 19 63 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.18% 2.45% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.92% 22.91% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 73
Median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £75,750 £82,500
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% +5.26%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 106 275 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.16% 10.68% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 59 162 225
Median annual salary £47,575 £48,004 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.89% +6.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,850 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £72,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Edinburgh

Network Security
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Network Security in Edinburgh

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) Azure
3 6 (31.58%) PaaS
3 6 (31.58%) IaaS
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
4 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) SaaS
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) Billing
5 4 (21.05%) ServiceStack
5 4 (21.05%) Terraform
5 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (21.05%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (21.05%) Innovative Thinking
5 4 (21.05%) Architecture Roadmap
5 4 (21.05%) Public Sector
6 3 (15.79%) IT Audit
6 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment

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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Azure
1 6 (31.58%) IaaS
1 6 (31.58%) PaaS
2 4 (21.05%) SaaS
3 2 (10.53%) AWS
3 2 (10.53%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) BGP
2 3 (15.79%) OSPF
2 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) VXLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Billing
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (21.05%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
3 1 (5.26%) C Developer
3 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) ServiceStack
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Architecture Roadmap
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
3 4 (21.05%) Innovative Thinking
3 4 (21.05%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Management
4 3 (15.79%) IT Audit
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Security Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) COBIT
1 2 (10.53%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Terraform
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) F5
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec