The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
UK / Scotland
Rank 110 97 122
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 31 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.36% 2.03% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.79% 16.53% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 21
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £32,700 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £45,000
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 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 263 357 357
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.55% 12.28% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 168 212 209
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Network Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Network Security in Scotland

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Network Security in Scotland

Network Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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 -14 20 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Glasgow +9 10 £50,500 -5.16%
West Lothian - 1 £34,500 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 48 (46.60%) Cisco
2 43 (41.75%) Firewall
3 39 (37.86%) ITIL
4 37 (35.92%) CheckPoint
5 34 (33.01%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (31.07%) Splunk
7 31 (30.10%) Finance
8 28 (27.18%) CCNP
9 23 (22.33%) Retail
10 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
11 19 (18.45%) FortiGate
11 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (18.45%) ITIL V3
11 19 (18.45%) Degree
12 18 (17.48%) Security Operations
13 17 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (15.53%) Juniper
15 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
15 15 (14.56%) F5
16 14 (13.59%) Fortinet
16 14 (13.59%) CCSE
16 14 (13.59%) LAN
16 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
17 13 (12.62%) MPLS
17 13 (12.62%) Project Management
17 13 (12.62%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (12.62%) Cisco PIX
17 13 (12.62%) SIEM
17 13 (12.62%) Security Operations Centre

Network Security
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.85%) iPaaS
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (41.75%) Firewall
2 17 (16.50%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
4 14 (13.59%) LAN
5 13 (12.62%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (12.62%) MPLS
5 13 (12.62%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (11.65%) VoIP
6 12 (11.65%) Wireless
7 11 (10.68%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (9.71%) IPsec
8 10 (9.71%) VPN
9 9 (8.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (8.74%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (4.85%) BGP
10 5 (4.85%) Internet
10 5 (4.85%) OSPF
11 3 (2.91%) DNS
11 3 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (2.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Big Data
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.77%) DTS
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.85%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 23 (22.33%) Retail
3 11 (10.68%) Banking
4 9 (8.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (7.77%) Law
6 7 (6.80%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Analyst
2 18 (17.48%) Consultant
2 18 (17.48%) Network Analyst
2 18 (17.48%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Security Consultant
3 13 (12.62%) Network Consultant
3 13 (12.62%) Network Security Consultant
4 11 (10.68%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (10.68%) Senior Network Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Architect
5 9 (8.74%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Network Specialist
5 9 (8.74%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Middleware
2 2 (1.94%) Backbone.js
2 2 (1.94%) Ext JS
2 2 (1.94%) jQuery
2 2 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.85%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Linux
3 8 (7.77%) AIX
4 7 (6.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.94%) CentOS
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) ITIL
2 19 (18.45%) ITIL V3
3 18 (17.48%) Security Operations
4 16 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (12.62%) Project Management
5 13 (12.62%) SIEM
6 9 (8.74%) Information Security
7 8 (7.77%) Database Security
7 8 (7.77%) Statistics
7 8 (7.77%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.80%) Network Management
8 7 (6.80%) Performance Management
8 7 (6.80%) Process Improvement
9 6 (5.83%) SDLC
9 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (4.85%) Microservices
10 5 (4.85%) Presales
10 5 (4.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.94%) Java
4 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.94%) Python
5 1 (0.97%) C
5 1 (0.97%) C++
5 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.97%) R
5 1 (0.97%) VB
5 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (27.18%) CCNP
3 19 (18.45%) Degree
4 14 (13.59%) CCSE
5 12 (11.65%) CCSA
6 9 (8.74%) CCSP
7 4 (3.88%) CCIE
7 4 (3.88%) CCMSE
7 4 (3.88%) CCNA
7 4 (3.88%) CCSM
7 4 (3.88%) CISSP
7 4 (3.88%) IISP
8 3 (2.91%) CCDP
8 3 (2.91%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.97%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) COBIT
1 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.91%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.94%) NDS
3 2 (1.94%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (18.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.94%) Cacti
2 2 (1.94%) Nagios
2 2 (1.94%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Nessus
Vendors
1 48 (46.60%) Cisco
2 37 (35.92%) CheckPoint
3 32 (31.07%) Splunk
4 16 (15.53%) Juniper
5 15 (14.56%) F5
6 14 (13.59%) Fortinet
7 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.71%) Aruba
9 8 (7.77%) Oracle
10 6 (5.83%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.83%) Sourcefire
11 4 (3.88%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.94%) HP
12 2 (1.94%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.94%) VMware
13 1 (0.97%) Avaya
13 1 (0.97%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.97%) Citrix
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