Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 85 122
Rank change year-on-year -8 +37 -52
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 41 63 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.99% 2.48% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.53% 22.99% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15 51 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +23.76% +1.00%
10th Percentile £40,200 £42,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £69,625
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £61,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.37% +22.50% +14.94%

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 248 274 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.03% 10.79% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 125 193 213
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 26 (63.41%) Security Operations
2 25 (60.98%) SIEM
3 21 (51.22%) Security Architecture
4 18 (43.90%) Degree
4 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (43.90%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Firewall
5 15 (36.59%) Information Security
6 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (34.15%) Splunk
7 13 (31.71%) Analytics
7 13 (31.71%) Palo Alto
8 12 (29.27%) Threat Management
8 12 (29.27%) PCI DSS
8 12 (29.27%) ServiceNow
8 12 (29.27%) CyberArk
8 12 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (29.27%) Data Security
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) Law
8 12 (29.27%) Symantec
8 12 (29.27%) VPN
8 12 (29.27%) Data Loss Prevention
8 12 (29.27%) GDPR
9 11 (26.83%) Security Management
9 11 (26.83%) Azure
9 11 (26.83%) AWS
10 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement

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 (2.44%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) AWS
1 11 (26.83%) Azure
2 8 (19.51%) GCP
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (29.27%) VPN
3 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) VLAN
4 2 (4.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
1 12 (29.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall Engineer
1 12 (29.27%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Information Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Information Security Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Security Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) IT Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Lead Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Lead Security Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Security Operations
2 25 (60.98%) SIEM
3 21 (51.22%) Security Architecture
4 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (43.90%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (36.59%) Information Security
6 14 (34.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (31.71%) Analytics
8 12 (29.27%) Data Loss Prevention
8 12 (29.27%) Data Security
8 12 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (29.27%) Threat Management
9 11 (26.83%) Security Management
10 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (24.39%) Cryptography
11 9 (21.95%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (21.95%) SABSA
11 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
11 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (21.95%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.76%) C
2 4 (9.76%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) CISM
2 9 (21.95%) CISSP
2 9 (21.95%) GIAC
3 3 (7.32%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) GDPR
1 12 (29.27%) PCI DSS
2 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (19.51%) NIST
3 3 (7.32%) QA
4 1 (2.44%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Cisco
2 14 (34.15%) Splunk
3 13 (31.71%) Palo Alto
4 12 (29.27%) CyberArk
4 12 (29.27%) ServiceNow
4 12 (29.27%) Symantec
5 8 (19.51%) Google
6 4 (9.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft