Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 75 94
Rank change year-on-year -29 +19 +46
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 48 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.78% 2.73% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.14% 20.98% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 35
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +13.51%
10th Percentile £21,000 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -19.05% +40.00%

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 317 286 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.75% 13.00% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 199 173 183
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +15.24%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £23,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,350
Scotland median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 31 (64.58%) Cisco
2 21 (43.75%) Firewall
3 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (33.33%) LAN
4 15 (31.25%) Presales
4 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 14 (29.17%) WAN
6 13 (27.08%) CCNP
7 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (25.00%) VMware
7 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (22.92%) Wireless
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.92%) SaaS
9 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) CCDP
10 9 (18.75%) Linux
10 9 (18.75%) PaaS
10 9 (18.75%) Unified Communications
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
10 9 (18.75%) IaaS
10 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 9 (18.75%) Telepresence
11 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (16.67%) Web Services
11 8 (16.67%) Windows
11 8 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 3 (6.25%) Apache
1 3 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) SaaS
2 9 (18.75%) IaaS
2 9 (18.75%) PaaS
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) LAN
3 14 (29.17%) WAN
4 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
4 11 (22.92%) Wireless
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 9 (18.75%) Telepresence
5 9 (18.75%) Unified Communications
6 7 (14.58%) BGP
7 5 (10.42%) OSPF
8 4 (8.33%) VoIP
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.25%) VPN
10 2 (4.17%) EIGRP
10 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.17%) GPRS
10 2 (4.17%) MPLS
10 2 (4.17%) SMS
11 1 (2.08%) DMZ
11 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Architect
1 12 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco Network Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Linux Server Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.17%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Presales
2 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security
3 8 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
4 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum
7 2 (4.17%) Time Management
7 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Java
1 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 3 (6.25%) Python
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
3 9 (18.75%) CCDP
4 8 (16.67%) Degree
5 5 (10.42%) CCIE
5 5 (10.42%) CCSA
5 5 (10.42%) CCSE
6 3 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (4.17%) CCNA
8 1 (2.08%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (2.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.08%) GPEN
8 1 (2.08%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) Firmware
4 2 (4.17%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.58%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) Charles River
8 1 (2.08%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Informatica
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) Varonis