Period
to 20 August 2018

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

Network Security
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 128 130
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -61
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 23 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.00% 0.88% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.85% 8.89% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 24
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.52% +9.46%
10th Percentile £36,750 £38,250 £32,825
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,025 £52,500
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 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 260 225 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.31% 9.90% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 175 136 140
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.11% -4.17%
10th Percentile £23,850 £25,000 £29,175
90th Percentile £58,750 £64,188 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Glasgow

Network Security
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Network Security in Glasgow

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (39.13%) Palo Alto
4 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 5 (21.74%) F5
7 5 (21.74%) SIEM
7 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 4 (17.39%) IaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (17.39%) Ansible
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) Puppet
8 4 (17.39%) SaaS
8 4 (17.39%) PaaS
8 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (17.39%) Information Security
8 4 (17.39%) IBM
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) Unix
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) SAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
1 4 (17.39%) PaaS
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
1 13 (56.52%) Network Security Engineer
1 13 (56.52%) Security Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Security Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) SIEM
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (13.04%) OWASP
4 3 (13.04%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCIE
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) GCIH
1 1 (4.35%) GREM
1 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
1 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GDPR
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
1 3 (13.04%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (4.35%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Palo Alto
2 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper