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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 10 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.08% 1.62% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 12.07% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 18
Median salary £50,500 £53,250 £39,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.16% +33.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £63,750 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 102 174 112
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 11.02% 13.42% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 53 94 75
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,450 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Network Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 21 (61.76%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
4 13 (38.24%) ITIL V3
5 12 (35.29%) Firewall
6 9 (26.47%) CCNP
6 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (26.47%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) AIX
8 7 (20.59%) DTS
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.59%) LAN
8 7 (20.59%) Wireless
8 7 (20.59%) Database Security
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (20.59%) Statistics
9 6 (17.65%) Sourcefire
9 6 (17.65%) Aruba
9 6 (17.65%) FortiGate
9 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
9 6 (17.65%) Spanning Tree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (20.59%) LAN
3 7 (20.59%) Wireless
4 6 (17.65%) IPsec
4 6 (17.65%) MPLS
4 6 (17.65%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (17.65%) VoIP
4 6 (17.65%) VPN
4 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (8.82%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) DHCP
6 1 (2.94%) DNS
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) DTS
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Network Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) IT Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Data Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) SQL Data Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Network Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Public Cloud
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) AIX
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) ITIL
2 13 (38.24%) ITIL V3
3 7 (20.59%) Database Security
3 7 (20.59%) Statistics
4 6 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (11.76%) SIEM
6 3 (8.82%) Coaching
6 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
6 3 (8.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) People Management
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
1 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CCNP
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CCIE
2 3 (8.82%) JNCIE
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Aruba
5 6 (17.65%) Sourcefire
6 3 (8.82%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
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