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

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 94 99
Rank change year-on-year +21 +5 +29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 73 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.80% 1.99% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.26% 18.64% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 71 31 34
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.48% -20.95% +21.74%

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 328 236 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.58% 10.69% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 236 151 152
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £58,850
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 42 (57.53%) Firewall
2 32 (43.84%) Cisco
2 32 (43.84%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (36.99%) Splunk
4 24 (32.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 23 (31.51%) Linux
5 23 (31.51%) PKI
5 23 (31.51%) Qualys
5 23 (31.51%) Threat Management
5 23 (31.51%) Presales
5 23 (31.51%) QRadar
5 23 (31.51%) Security Operations
5 23 (31.51%) Security Operations Centre
5 23 (31.51%) SIEM
5 23 (31.51%) Vulnerability Management
5 23 (31.51%) Data Loss Prevention
6 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
7 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (27.40%) VMware
8 19 (26.03%) Windows
9 15 (20.55%) Load Balancing
9 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
9 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (19.18%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (19.18%) vCenter Server
10 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
10 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (19.18%) Web Services
11 13 (17.81%) CCNP

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 (1.37%) Apache
1 1 (1.37%) CMS
1 1 (1.37%) JBoss
1 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.37%) nginx
1 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (12.33%) IaaS
3 9 (12.33%) PaaS
3 9 (12.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (57.53%) Firewall
2 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 9 (12.33%) LAN
3 9 (12.33%) Telepresence
3 9 (12.33%) Unified Communications
3 9 (12.33%) WAN
3 9 (12.33%) Wireless
4 4 (5.48%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (5.48%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.48%) H.323
4 4 (5.48%) Kerberos
4 4 (5.48%) PBX
4 4 (5.48%) VLAN
4 4 (5.48%) VoIP
4 4 (5.48%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.37%) DMZ
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.48%) Phabricator
2 4 (5.48%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Consultant
2 23 (31.51%) Security Consultant
3 16 (21.92%) IT Consultant
3 16 (21.92%) IT Security Consultant
4 14 (19.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) VMware Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) Linux Server Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) Server Engineer
5 13 (17.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Analyst
7 9 (12.33%) Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Cisco Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Cisco Network Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Network Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (12.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.48%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (5.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 23 (31.51%) PKI
2 23 (31.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (15.07%) Data Centre
4 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.59%) Private Cloud
6 4 (5.48%) Robotics
7 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Clustering
8 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Windows
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Debian
4 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (31.51%) Data Loss Prevention
2 23 (31.51%) Presales
2 23 (31.51%) Security Operations
2 23 (31.51%) SIEM
2 23 (31.51%) Threat Management
2 23 (31.51%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (20.55%) Load Balancing
4 13 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (17.81%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (13.70%) Information Security
6 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.96%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.48%) Open Source
9 4 (5.48%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.74%) Business Transformation
10 2 (2.74%) DevOps
10 2 (2.74%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Python
2 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.81%) CCNP
3 10 (13.70%) Degree
4 9 (12.33%) CCDP
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 4 (5.48%) CCSA
5 4 (5.48%) CCSE
5 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.37%) CCIE
8 1 (1.37%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.37%) GPEN
8 1 (1.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.18%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.48%) Dovecot
3 4 (5.48%) iptables
3 4 (5.48%) Postfix
3 4 (5.48%) QEMU
3 4 (5.48%) VirtualBox
3 4 (5.48%) Xen
4 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) Docker
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) QRadar
2 14 (19.18%) vCenter Server
3 4 (5.48%) Proxmox
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Cisco
2 27 (36.99%) Splunk
3 23 (31.51%) Qualys
4 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
5 20 (27.40%) VMware
6 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.11%) Dell
7 3 (4.11%) F5
7 3 (4.11%) Juniper
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
9 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.37%) Informatica
9 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.37%) Zscaler