Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 71 134
Rank change year-on-year -56 +63 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 28 66 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.04% 2.83% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 21.93% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 18
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £35,050 £35,750 £28,875
90th Percentile £70,125 £73,750 £57,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%

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 341 301 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.62% 12.91% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 225 180 199
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,335 £24,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £56,900
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 13 (46.43%) F5
4 12 (42.86%) BGP
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
5 11 (39.29%) LAN
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (35.71%) Fortinet
6 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
7 9 (32.14%) OSPF
7 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
8 8 (28.57%) CCIE
8 8 (28.57%) Network Design
9 7 (25.00%) WAN
9 7 (25.00%) ITIL
9 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Wireless
10 5 (17.86%) CCNP
11 4 (14.29%) VoIP
11 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) Unix
12 3 (10.71%) SQL
12 3 (10.71%) VPN
12 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
12 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
12 3 (10.71%) Scrum
12 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
12 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
12 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) BGP
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (32.14%) OSPF
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.71%) VPN
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 2 (7.14%) GPRS
9 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
9 2 (7.14%) MPLS
9 2 (7.14%) SMS
10 1 (3.57%) Skype
10 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Design Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CGI
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Network Design
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.71%) Network Segmentation
3 3 (10.71%) Scrum
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (7.14%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCIE
3 5 (17.86%) CCNP
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (7.14%) CCSA
5 2 (7.14%) CCSE
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 13 (46.43%) F5
4 10 (35.71%) Blue Coat
4 10 (35.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.14%) CyberArk
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
5 2 (7.14%) Varonis
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Charles River
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Huawei
6 1 (3.57%) Lotus