Network Security Jobs in Scotland

Network Security
UK > Scotland

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 6 months to 19 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 233 89 167
Rank change year-on-year -144 +78 0
Permanent jobs citing Network Security 56 148 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 3.23% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 19.73% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 65
10th Percentile - £28,000 £27,125
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,526 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.80% +24.01% -1.54%
75th Percentile - £62,833 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,625 £75,000 £69,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland

Network Security 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 650 750 800
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.68% 16.37% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 391 257 394
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,542 £27,125
25th Percentile £35,375 £36,250 £35,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.47% -4.29% +5.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Scotland

Network Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Scotland.

Salary trend for Network Security in Scotland

Network Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

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 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +14 37 £60,000 +0.80% 8
Glasgow -149 13 £80,000 +88.24% 6
Banffshire - 4 £22,000 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) FrameMaker
1 5 (8.93%) RoboHelp
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Azure AKS
2 3 (5.36%) Azure API Management
2 3 (5.36%) Azure DevOps
2 3 (5.36%) Entra ID
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.79%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
1 5 (8.93%) VPN
2 4 (7.14%) DHCP
2 4 (7.14%) DNS
2 4 (7.14%) IMAP
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
General
1 25 (44.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 21 (37.50%) Social Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Finance
5 2 (3.57%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Senior
2 18 (32.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) C Software Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Java Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Author
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Author
6 4 (7.14%) IT Support
6 4 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) DPDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Distributed Systems
2 4 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.36%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) Operational Technology
5 1 (1.79%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 25 (44.64%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.71%) DevOps
5 6 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (8.93%) Containerisation
6 5 (8.93%) Roadmaps
7 4 (7.14%) Agile
7 4 (7.14%) Cloud Security
7 4 (7.14%) IT Audit
7 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 3 (5.36%) API Management
8 3 (5.36%) DevSecOps
8 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.36%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C
1 18 (32.14%) C++
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (7.14%) Bash
4 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.36%) Azure Certification
4 2 (3.57%) CISSP
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) CEH
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) CISM
5 1 (1.79%) GCFE
5 1 (1.79%) GCIA
5 1 (1.79%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) SOC 2
2 1 (1.79%) NCSC
2 1 (1.79%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Adobe
3 2 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Meraki
4 1 (1.79%) VMware