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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 91 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 2.86% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 19.91% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 10
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
148 211 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.40% 14.37% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 106 126 60
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,700 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 39 (54.93%) Cisco
2 27 (38.03%) Windows
3 24 (33.80%) CheckPoint
3 24 (33.80%) Finance
4 17 (23.94%) VMware
4 17 (23.94%) Banking
5 16 (22.54%) Retail
5 16 (22.54%) CCSE
5 16 (22.54%) Online Banking
5 16 (22.54%) CCSA
6 15 (21.13%) ITIL
6 15 (21.13%) WAN
6 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
8 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
8 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
8 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (15.49%) Linux
9 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.08%) DNS
10 10 (14.08%) SQL
10 10 (14.08%) MPLS
11 9 (12.68%) Network Security
11 9 (12.68%) SAN
12 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.27%) UNIX
12 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
12 8 (11.27%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) WAN
2 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.08%) DNS
3 10 (14.08%) MPLS
4 9 (12.68%) SAN
4 9 (12.68%) Network Security
5 8 (11.27%) SMTP
5 8 (11.27%) LAN
6 7 (9.86%) VoIP
6 7 (9.86%) POP3
6 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (9.86%) IMAP
6 7 (9.86%) Wireless
7 5 (7.04%) LDAP
7 5 (7.04%) VPN
8 3 (4.23%) SSL
8 3 (4.23%) BGP
8 3 (4.23%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.23%) MRTG
8 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 16 (22.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Administrator
3 10 (14.08%) Firewall Administrator
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Security Specialist
6 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Security Specialist
8 4 (5.63%) IT Security Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Email Specialist
10 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) XML
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Online Banking
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.82%) PMI
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) UNIX
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.45%) SIEM
3 6 (8.45%) Change Control
4 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.63%) Open Source
6 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.23%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.23%) Information Security
6 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.23%) MOF
7 2 (2.82%) Project Management
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.82%) Analytics
7 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.82%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.41%) Python
4 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) CCSA
1 16 (22.54%) CCSE
2 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.27%) CCNP
4 7 (9.86%) CCNA
4 7 (9.86%) Degree
4 7 (9.86%) CISSP
5 4 (5.63%) CEH
5 4 (5.63%) CISA
5 4 (5.63%) CISM
6 3 (4.23%) GIAC
6 3 (4.23%) MCSE
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.82%) CCDA
7 2 (2.82%) CCIE
7 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.82%) SSCP
7 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
2 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.27%) vSphere
4 3 (4.23%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (4.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) SCOM
2 2 (2.82%) Nagios
2 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (54.93%) Cisco
2 24 (33.80%) CheckPoint
3 17 (23.94%) VMware
4 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.86%) F5
6 6 (8.45%) Juniper
7 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.23%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.23%) EMC
9 2 (2.82%) Nortel
9 2 (2.82%) Avaya
9 2 (2.82%) Nokia
9 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) McAfee
9 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.82%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.82%) Polycom
9 2 (2.82%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.41%) Splunk
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