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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 74 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.58% 1.43% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.12% 16.67% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 10
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,617
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
242 114 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.98% 8.56% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 140 83 81
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 30 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 39 (57.35%) Windows
2 36 (52.94%) Cisco
3 28 (41.18%) Linux
4 23 (33.82%) VMware
5 22 (32.35%) Finance
5 22 (32.35%) VPN
6 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
6 21 (30.88%) WAN
6 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (27.94%) LAN
8 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.53%) Degree
8 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (22.06%) SAN
10 14 (20.59%) ITIL
10 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
11 13 (19.12%) Internet
12 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (17.65%) MPLS
12 12 (17.65%) VoIP
12 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (16.18%) UNIX
13 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
13 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (16.18%) Information Security
14 10 (14.71%) Workflow
14 10 (14.71%) Blackberry
14 10 (14.71%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.71%) IIS
3 10 (14.71%) Lync
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.88%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) IaaS
4 3 (4.41%) SaaS
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) VPN
2 21 (30.88%) WAN
3 19 (27.94%) LAN
4 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (22.06%) SAN
6 13 (19.12%) Internet
7 12 (17.65%) MPLS
7 12 (17.65%) VoIP
8 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.71%) Network Security
9 9 (13.24%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (13.24%) DNS
10 8 (11.76%) SSH
10 8 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (11.76%) VLAN
11 7 (10.29%) Ethernet
11 7 (10.29%) tcpdump
11 7 (10.29%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (8.82%) FCoE
12 6 (8.82%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Law
2 6 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) Regular Expression
2 6 (8.82%) COM
2 6 (8.82%) MSMQ
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) Replication
4 5 (7.35%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.35%) Open Source
5 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (2.94%) CMDB
7 1 (1.47%) Wiki
7 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.18%) UNIX
5 10 (14.71%) Ubuntu
6 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000
8 6 (8.82%) HPUX
8 6 (8.82%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (7.35%) CentOS
10 4 (5.88%) Windows Phone
11 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (4.41%) OS/2
12 2 (2.94%) Debian
13 1 (1.47%) Solaris
13 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Information Security
3 10 (14.71%) Workflow
3 10 (14.71%) SIEM
4 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 7 (10.29%) Line Management
6 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.35%) Analytics
8 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.88%) CRM
8 4 (5.88%) BCP
8 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.88%) Data Security
8 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.41%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (4.41%) DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.82%) Perl
5 4 (5.88%) Ruby
5 4 (5.88%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) C
6 3 (4.41%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) Java
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (13.24%) MCSA
4 8 (11.76%) CEH
4 8 (11.76%) CISSP
5 7 (10.29%) CCNA
5 7 (10.29%) GIAC
5 7 (10.29%) GCIA
6 6 (8.82%) APMP
7 5 (7.35%) MCSE
7 5 (7.35%) CCNP
7 5 (7.35%) SSCP
8 4 (5.88%) GWAPT
8 4 (5.88%) GPEN
8 4 (5.88%) OSCP
8 4 (5.88%) OSCE
8 4 (5.88%) GSEC
8 4 (5.88%) GCIH
8 4 (5.88%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (4.41%) XenServer
7 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.47%) Squid
8 1 (1.47%) Gluster
8 1 (1.47%) Postfix
8 1 (1.47%) Openswan
8 1 (1.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 6 (8.82%) Nagios
2 6 (8.82%) Puppet
2 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.88%) Salt
3 4 (5.88%) ZABBIX
3 4 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.94%) Cacti
6 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (52.94%) Cisco
2 23 (33.82%) VMware
3 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
5 10 (14.71%) HP
5 10 (14.71%) Oracle
5 10 (14.71%) Juniper
6 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.29%) SolarWinds
7 7 (10.29%) IBM
8 6 (8.82%) Avaya
8 6 (8.82%) Nortel
8 6 (8.82%) Brocade
8 6 (8.82%) Fujitsu
8 6 (8.82%) Clearswift
8 6 (8.82%) BT
9 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 4 (5.88%) Rackspace
9 4 (5.88%) New Relic
9 4 (5.88%) SaltStack
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Microsoft Training
Posted: 17 hours ago