Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Intrusion Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 203 221
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 22 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.29% 3.02% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 14
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £37,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.32% -26.00% -
10th Percentile £41,795 £35,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £49,600 £38,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% -4.55%

Intrusion Detection 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 668 630 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.10% 11.73% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 438 425 400
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,850 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,100
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Scotland.

Salary trend for Intrusion Detection in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -9 14 - - 2
Edinburgh -13 8 £46,000 -
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
4 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) People Management
4 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) Brocade
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (9.09%) SSL
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
6 2 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Ansible
7 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) IPsec
4 2 (9.09%) SSL
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.55%) DMZ
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) SMTP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Network Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.55%) Cyberattack
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Coaching
1 4 (18.18%) People Management
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
1 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Password Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CEH
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) GIAC
2 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Brocade
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee
3 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds