Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 114 65
Rank change year-on-year +22 -49 +50
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 53 37 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.22% 1.41% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.20% 11.94% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 50
Edinburgh median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £44,500 £21,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.94% -17.14%

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 250 310 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.47% 11.83% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 170 213 186
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,750 £65,500
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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 34 (64.15%) Cisco
3 30 (56.60%) CCNP
3 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (49.06%) Wireless
5 24 (45.28%) LAN
5 24 (45.28%) Data Centre
6 23 (43.40%) Presales
6 23 (43.40%) WAN
7 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (35.85%) Cisco Wireless
8 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
8 17 (32.08%) Technical Leadership
9 16 (30.19%) Wireless Security
9 16 (30.19%) CCDP
10 14 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
12 7 (13.21%) Linux
12 7 (13.21%) Finance
12 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
12 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications
12 7 (13.21%) SIEM
12 7 (13.21%) Degree
12 7 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
12 7 (13.21%) Threat Management
12 7 (13.21%) Telepresence

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 26 (49.06%) Wireless
3 24 (45.28%) LAN
4 23 (43.40%) WAN
5 19 (35.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 16 (30.19%) Wireless Security
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (13.21%) Telepresence
8 7 (13.21%) Unified Communications
9 3 (5.66%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.89%) DHCP
10 1 (1.89%) DNS
10 1 (1.89%) IPsec
10 1 (1.89%) SSH
10 1 (1.89%) SSL
10 1 (1.89%) VLAN
10 1 (1.89%) VPN
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Cisco Network Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Network Architect
2 16 (30.19%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 16 (30.19%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) IT Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.66%) React
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Private Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (11.32%) PKI
3 6 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Presales
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
3 17 (32.08%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (13.21%) SIEM
4 7 (13.21%) Threat Management
5 6 (11.32%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (11.32%) Security Operations
5 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security
7 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.55%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.66%) Change Control
8 3 (5.66%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (5.66%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) C
1 4 (7.55%) C#
1 4 (7.55%) C++
1 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
1 4 (7.55%) Python
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) CCNP
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.19%) CCDP
3 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) CCIE
4 4 (7.55%) CCIE Security
4 4 (7.55%) CCSA
4 4 (7.55%) CCSE
5 3 (5.66%) CCNA
5 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.66%) PMP
6 1 (1.89%) CISM
6 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) QRadar
2 4 (7.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
3 6 (11.32%) Qualys
3 6 (11.32%) Splunk
4 5 (9.43%) Juniper
5 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
5 4 (7.55%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.55%) Zscaler
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix
6 3 (5.66%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft