The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 63 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 46 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.08% 1.50% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.78% 17.59% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 8
Average salary £35,250 £31,500 £32,009
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £24,813
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Firewall
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
245 108 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.41% 8.54% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 150 76 78
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Edinburgh region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 37 (56.06%) Windows
2 34 (51.52%) Cisco
3 27 (40.91%) Linux
4 22 (33.33%) VPN
4 22 (33.33%) VMware
5 21 (31.82%) WAN
6 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 20 (30.30%) Finance
6 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (28.79%) LAN
8 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 15 (22.73%) Degree
9 15 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (21.21%) SAN
10 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.70%) Internet
12 12 (18.18%) VoIP
12 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
13 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (16.67%) UNIX
13 11 (16.67%) MPLS
13 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (15.15%) Lync
14 10 (15.15%) Network Security
14 10 (15.15%) Ubuntu
14 10 (15.15%) Information Security
14 10 (15.15%) IIS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.15%) IIS
3 10 (15.15%) Lync
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.52%) nginx
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Office
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
3 4 (6.06%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) SaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) VPN
2 21 (31.82%) WAN
3 19 (28.79%) LAN
4 15 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (21.21%) SAN
6 13 (19.70%) Internet
7 12 (18.18%) VoIP
8 11 (16.67%) MPLS
9 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 10 (15.15%) Network Security
10 9 (13.64%) DNS
11 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (12.12%) VLAN
11 8 (12.12%) SSH
11 8 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (10.61%) tcpdump
13 6 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
14 5 (7.58%) SMTP
14 5 (7.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Law
2 6 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Regular Expression
2 6 (9.09%) COM
3 5 (7.58%) MSMQ
4 4 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.58%) Replication
4 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.06%) Open Source
5 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.52%) Wiki
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.06%) Windows
2 27 (40.91%) Linux
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (16.67%) UNIX
4 10 (15.15%) Ubuntu
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.58%) Windows 2000
7 5 (7.58%) HPUX
7 5 (7.58%) CentOS
7 5 (7.58%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (6.06%) Windows Phone
9 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.55%) OS/2
10 2 (3.03%) Debian
11 1 (1.52%) Solaris
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Information Security
3 9 (13.64%) Workflow
3 9 (13.64%) SIEM
4 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.09%) Line Management
6 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.06%) CRM
7 4 (6.06%) BCP
7 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.06%) Data Security
7 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.06%) Analytics
7 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) DevOps
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
1 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.61%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (6.06%) Ruby
4 4 (6.06%) Python
4 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.55%) C
5 3 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (13.64%) MCSA
4 7 (10.61%) CCNA
4 7 (10.61%) CISSP
4 7 (10.61%) GCIA
4 7 (10.61%) CEH
5 6 (9.09%) GIAC
6 5 (7.58%) MCSE
6 5 (7.58%) APMP
6 5 (7.58%) CCNP
7 4 (6.06%) SSCP
7 4 (6.06%) GWAPT
7 4 (6.06%) GPEN
7 4 (6.06%) OSCP
7 4 (6.06%) OSCE
7 4 (6.06%) GSEC
7 4 (6.06%) GCIH
7 4 (6.06%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.55%) XenServer
7 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.52%) Squid
8 1 (1.52%) Gluster
8 1 (1.52%) Postfix
8 1 (1.52%) Openswan
8 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Nagios
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
1 6 (9.09%) Puppet
1 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.06%) Salt
2 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (6.06%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Intune
4 2 (3.03%) Cacti
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (51.52%) Cisco
2 22 (33.33%) VMware
3 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.64%) HP
5 9 (13.64%) Oracle
5 9 (13.64%) Juniper
6 8 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.61%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.09%) IBM
9 5 (7.58%) Avaya
9 5 (7.58%) Nortel
9 5 (7.58%) Brocade
9 5 (7.58%) Fujitsu
9 5 (7.58%) Clearswift
9 5 (7.58%) BT
10 4 (6.06%) Citrix
10 4 (6.06%) Rackspace
10 4 (6.06%) New Relic
10 4 (6.06%) SaltStack