Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Intrusion Detection
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 215 199
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 2.50% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +50.00% -30.00%
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%

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 551 721 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.48% 12.81% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 358 477 447
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 December 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 +6 8 - -
Edinburgh -7 4 £47,500 -
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (16.67%) GIAC
5 2 (16.67%) CEH
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 2 (16.67%) SSCP
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) CISA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Internet

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 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cyberattack
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) GIAC
2 2 (16.67%) SSCP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec