Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 72 118
Rank change year-on-year -18 +46 +18
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 13 14 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.94% 1.55% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 14.74% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 9
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,500 £27,900
25th Percentile £33,750 £39,250 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £52,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.57% +26.51% -17.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £59,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £71,250 £63,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,750 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -13.18% -12.00% +25.00%

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 120 95 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.68% 10.51% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 75 51 131
10th Percentile £28,050 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,875 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £45,000 £43,110
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.38% +9.14%
75th Percentile £53,438 £60,625 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £65,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,788 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.83% +6.19% +5.88%

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 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Azure
3 5 (38.46%) Meraki
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Logistics
5 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
6 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (15.38%) Degree

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 5 (38.46%) Azure
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (7.69%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) DMZ
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
5 1 (7.69%) SMS
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) OAuth
1 1 (7.69%) OpenID
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (7.69%) Cyberattack
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) Logistics
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Meraki
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) TippingPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam
4 1 (7.69%) VMware