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

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 128 75
Rank change year-on-year +37 -53 +62
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 67 28 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.63% 1.03% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.43% 8.28% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 47
Edinburgh median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,050 £35,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,125 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +18.34%

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 286 338 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.22% 12.45% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 200 220 171
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.61% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £31,188 £30,000 £29,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 51 (76.12%) Firewall
2 29 (43.28%) Cisco
3 26 (38.81%) Data Centre
4 24 (35.82%) CCNP
4 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (32.84%) SIEM
5 22 (32.84%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (32.84%) Threat Management
6 21 (31.34%) QRadar
6 21 (31.34%) Security Operations
6 21 (31.34%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (31.34%) Data Loss Prevention
6 21 (31.34%) Splunk
6 21 (31.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 21 (31.34%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (31.34%) Qualys
6 21 (31.34%) PKI
7 17 (25.37%) Wireless
8 16 (23.88%) LAN
9 15 (22.39%) WAN
9 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (22.39%) Cisco Wireless
10 14 (20.90%) Presales
11 12 (17.91%) Finance
11 12 (17.91%) CCDP
11 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
12 11 (16.42%) CheckPoint
13 10 (14.93%) Linux
14 9 (13.43%) Wireless Security

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 (1.49%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (76.12%) Firewall
2 17 (25.37%) Wireless
3 16 (23.88%) LAN
4 15 (22.39%) Cisco Wireless
4 15 (22.39%) WAN
5 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.43%) Wireless Security
7 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.99%) DNS
8 2 (2.99%) Telepresence
8 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
9 1 (1.49%) DHCP
9 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.49%) H.323
9 1 (1.49%) HTTP
9 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.49%) SSL
9 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.49%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Maven
2 1 (1.49%) Phabricator
2 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Consultant
2 21 (31.34%) Security Consultant
3 14 (20.90%) Architect
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco Architect
3 14 (20.90%) Cisco Network Architect
3 14 (20.90%) IT Consultant
3 14 (20.90%) IT Security Consultant
3 14 (20.90%) Network Architect
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 12 (17.91%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (13.43%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Managing Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Senior IT Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Senior Security Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Check Point Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.48%) React
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.49%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Data Centre
2 21 (31.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 21 (31.34%) PKI
2 21 (31.34%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Debian
2 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Cybersecurity
1 22 (32.84%) SIEM
1 22 (32.84%) Threat Management
2 21 (31.34%) Data Loss Prevention
2 21 (31.34%) Security Operations
2 21 (31.34%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.90%) Presales
5 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.45%) Programme Delivery
8 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.97%) Information Security
9 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.97%) Supplier Relationship Management
10 3 (4.48%) Change Control
10 3 (4.48%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.48%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.48%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) C
1 5 (7.46%) C#
1 5 (7.46%) C++
1 5 (7.46%) Embedded C
2 4 (5.97%) Python
3 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) CCNP
1 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (17.91%) CCDP
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 7 (10.45%) CCIE
4 7 (10.45%) CCIE Security
4 7 (10.45%) CCSA
4 7 (10.45%) CCSE
5 3 (4.48%) CCNA
5 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.48%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Dovecot
1 1 (1.49%) iptables
1 1 (1.49%) Postfix
1 1 (1.49%) QEMU
1 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (31.34%) QRadar
2 7 (10.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.49%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Cisco
2 21 (31.34%) Qualys
2 21 (31.34%) Splunk
3 11 (16.42%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.94%) Juniper
5 7 (10.45%) Blue Coat
5 7 (10.45%) Zscaler
6 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
6 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) F5
7 3 (4.48%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.49%) Atlassian