Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 119 107
Rank change year-on-year +46 -12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 79 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.11% 1.19% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.65% 9.77% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 69 24 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £59,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.61% +15.61% +32.26%
10th Percentile £30,749 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,875 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +19.05%

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 308 307 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.12% 12.17% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 235 206 145
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,050
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 59 (74.68%) Firewall
2 46 (58.23%) Splunk
2 46 (58.23%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (56.96%) SIEM
3 45 (56.96%) Threat Management
4 44 (55.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 44 (55.70%) QRadar
4 44 (55.70%) Security Operations
4 44 (55.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 44 (55.70%) Data Loss Prevention
4 44 (55.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 44 (55.70%) PKI
4 44 (55.70%) Qualys
5 20 (25.32%) Cisco
6 19 (24.05%) Linux
7 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.46%) Windows
8 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
9 11 (13.92%) Presales
9 11 (13.92%) Finance
10 10 (12.66%) VMware
10 10 (12.66%) Web Services
10 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
11 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (11.39%) CCNP
12 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering

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 (1.27%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (74.68%) Firewall
2 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.59%) VLAN
3 5 (6.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (6.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (6.33%) H.323
3 5 (6.33%) Kerberos
3 5 (6.33%) LAN
3 5 (6.33%) PBX
3 5 (6.33%) VoIP
3 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
4 4 (5.06%) WAN
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (3.80%) Wireless
6 2 (2.53%) DNS
7 1 (1.27%) IPsec
7 1 (1.27%) SSH
7 1 (1.27%) SSL
7 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) Phabricator
2 5 (6.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Consultant
2 44 (55.70%) Security Consultant
3 30 (37.97%) IT Consultant
3 30 (37.97%) IT Security Consultant
4 19 (24.05%) Senior Consultant
5 15 (18.99%) Senior IT Consultant
5 15 (18.99%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 15 (18.99%) Senior Security Consultant
6 14 (17.72%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 14 (17.72%) Managing Consultant
7 8 (10.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Linux Server Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Server Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.33%) FreeSWITCH
2 5 (6.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 44 (55.70%) PKI
1 44 (55.70%) Security Operations Centre
2 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.86%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.33%) Robotics
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.33%) Debian
4 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.23%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (56.96%) SIEM
2 45 (56.96%) Threat Management
3 44 (55.70%) Data Loss Prevention
3 44 (55.70%) Security Operations
3 44 (55.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (13.92%) Presales
5 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.86%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (7.59%) Open Source
9 5 (6.33%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (6.33%) Software Delivery
10 4 (5.06%) Supplier Relationship Management
11 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.53%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.53%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) C
1 2 (2.53%) C#
1 2 (2.53%) C++
1 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
1 2 (2.53%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.39%) CCNP
3 5 (6.33%) CCIE
3 5 (6.33%) CCIE Security
3 5 (6.33%) CCSA
3 5 (6.33%) CCSE
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) CCDP
6 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.13%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.33%) Dovecot
3 5 (6.33%) iptables
3 5 (6.33%) Postfix
3 5 (6.33%) QEMU
3 5 (6.33%) VirtualBox
3 5 (6.33%) Xen
4 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) vSphere
5 1 (1.27%) Docker
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (55.70%) QRadar
2 8 (10.13%) vCenter Server
3 5 (6.33%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.33%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Splunk
2 44 (55.70%) Qualys
3 20 (25.32%) Cisco
4 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
5 10 (12.66%) VMware
6 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.86%) Juniper
7 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.33%) Zscaler
8 2 (2.53%) Dell
8 2 (2.53%) EMC
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle
8 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.27%) F5
9 1 (1.27%) Fortinet