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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 143 133
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 8 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.61% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.02% 5.00% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Median salary £35,000 £57,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.39% +21.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.88% -15.00%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 265 360 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.41% 12.27% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 167 211 215
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 8 £35,000 -34.88%
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (52.94%) SIEM
3 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) Network Security
3 8 (47.06%) Splunk
3 8 (47.06%) Security Operations
3 8 (47.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (41.18%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Law

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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Graduate
3 7 (41.18%) Graduate Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Network Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) SIEM
1 9 (52.94%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (47.06%) Security Operations
3 7 (41.18%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Splunk