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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Security
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 135 82
Rank change year-on-year +19 -53  
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 33 28 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.23% 0.98% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 9.00% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 60
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,050 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 295 311 403
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.96% 10.88% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 201 176 270
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 June 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 June 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 +7 18 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Glasgow +8 14 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Network Security
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 21 (32.81%) ITIL
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Cisco
2 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 19 (29.69%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (25.00%) Big Data
3 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (25.00%) Firewall
4 15 (23.44%) Retail
4 15 (23.44%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.44%) Splunk
5 14 (21.88%) Banking
6 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
7 11 (17.19%) CCNP
8 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.63%) SQL
8 10 (15.63%) Information Security
8 10 (15.63%) TOGAF
8 10 (15.63%) F5
8 10 (15.63%) ITIL V3
9 9 (14.06%) Retail Banking
9 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
10 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
10 8 (12.50%) AIX
10 8 (12.50%) Linux
10 8 (12.50%) Oracle
10 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Network Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) Apache
1 1 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) IIS
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.81%) iPaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Firewall
2 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.94%) BGP
4 7 (10.94%) LAN
5 5 (7.81%) OSPF
6 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 4 (6.25%) Wireless
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.13%) DNS
8 2 (3.13%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.13%) VoIP
9 1 (1.56%) DMZ
9 1 (1.56%) MPLS
9 1 (1.56%) PPTP
9 1 (1.56%) SAN
9 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Big Data
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.50%) DTS
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.81%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Retail
3 14 (21.88%) Banking
4 9 (14.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Law
6 2 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Consultant
3 11 (17.19%) Security Consultant
4 10 (15.63%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Network Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Network Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Big Data Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) DBA
7 5 (7.81%) IT Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Presales Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Security Presales Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Security Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Presales Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
1 1 (1.56%) Ext JS
1 1 (1.56%) jQuery
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) AIX
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 19 (29.69%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (15.63%) Information Security
3 10 (15.63%) ITIL V3
3 10 (15.63%) TOGAF
4 8 (12.50%) Database Security
4 8 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 8 (12.50%) Statistics
5 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.94%) Analytics
5 7 (10.94%) Cryptography
5 7 (10.94%) Data Security
5 7 (10.94%) Security Architecture
6 6 (9.38%) Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) SIEM
6 6 (9.38%) Threat Management
6 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.81%) Microservices
7 5 (7.81%) Mobile Development
7 5 (7.81%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.69%) C
3 3 (4.69%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (17.19%) CCNP
4 6 (9.38%) CCIE
5 3 (4.69%) CCSE
5 3 (4.69%) CISSP
6 2 (3.13%) CCSA
6 2 (3.13%) CCSP
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.13%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.56%) CCDE
7 1 (1.56%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) GDPR
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.13%) Nessus
2 1 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco
2 15 (23.44%) CheckPoint
2 15 (23.44%) Splunk
3 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
4 10 (15.63%) F5
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 8 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (6.25%) Juniper
7 3 (4.69%) VMware
8 2 (3.13%) Qualys
9 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.56%) Avaya
9 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
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