Period
to 2 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 78 113
Rank change year-on-year -3 +35 +14
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 35 9 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.26% 1.11% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.23% 10.59% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 2 10
10th Percentile £46,200 £46,750 £27,500
25th Percentile " £49,375 £40,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £55,500 £46,300
Median % change year-on-year -13.51% +19.87% +21.84%
75th Percentile £64,375 £62,375 £47,600
90th Percentile £80,750 £65,450 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00% -16.67%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 192 85 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.42% 10.49% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 132 54 114
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,625 £31,081
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £48,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.52% +1.58% +11.76%
75th Percentile £56,188 £62,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,875 £67,695
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Glasgow

Network Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Network Security in Glasgow

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Glasgow over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) Data Analysis
2 17 (48.57%) Wireshark
2 17 (48.57%) TippingPoint
2 17 (48.57%) SMS
2 17 (48.57%) DV Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) High Availability
2 17 (48.57%) Kalman Filter
2 17 (48.57%) Threat Detection
3 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (22.86%) AWS
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) Azure
9 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
9 5 (14.29%) Information Security
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) DMZ
9 5 (14.29%) Social Skills
10 4 (11.43%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 4 (11.43%) Pulumi
10 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Automation
10 4 (11.43%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (11.43%) Juniper
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) Web Services

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon ECS
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
3 4 (11.43%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (11.43%) AWS CodeDeploy
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (11.43%) CloudFront
3 4 (11.43%) GitHub
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (11.43%) Pulumi
3 4 (11.43%) Serverless
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (5.71%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) SMS
2 17 (48.57%) Wireshark
3 5 (14.29%) DMZ
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (8.57%) IPsec
4 3 (8.57%) OSPF
4 3 (8.57%) SSL
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) Wireless
5 2 (5.71%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.71%) HTTP
5 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Security Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) SOC Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) OAuth
2 2 (5.71%) OpenID
2 2 (5.71%) SAML
3 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Data Analysis
1 17 (48.57%) High Availability
1 17 (48.57%) Kalman Filter
1 17 (48.57%) Threat Detection
2 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (14.29%) Information Security
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Coaching
4 4 (11.43%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Automation
4 4 (11.43%) ISMS
4 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.43%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) DV Cleared
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) AWS Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
5 1 (2.86%) CEH
5 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) TippingPoint
2 4 (11.43%) Juniper
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) F5
3 3 (8.57%) Meraki
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds