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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 47 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.48% 1.85% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.98% 13.68% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 14
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
168 190 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.43% 13.54% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 128 109
Average salary £36,878 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.65% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 44 (56.41%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) Cisco
3 40 (51.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 35 (44.87%) Finance
5 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
6 31 (39.74%) SIEM
7 24 (30.77%) CISSP
7 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 24 (30.77%) CEH
8 23 (29.49%) Degree
9 22 (28.21%) Red Hat
9 22 (28.21%) GIAC
10 21 (26.92%) Linux
11 17 (21.79%) WAN
11 17 (21.79%) SSCP
12 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
12 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
13 14 (17.95%) LAN
13 14 (17.95%) VMware
14 13 (16.67%) Law
14 13 (16.67%) XML
14 13 (16.67%) Analytics
14 13 (16.67%) Open Source
15 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (15.38%) Visualisation
15 12 (15.38%) Regular Expression
15 12 (15.38%) Network Security
16 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
16 11 (14.10%) Systems Analysis

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.97%) Lync
4 5 (6.41%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 17 (21.79%) WAN
3 14 (17.95%) LAN
4 12 (15.38%) Network Security
5 8 (10.26%) IP Telephony
5 8 (10.26%) SAN
6 7 (8.97%) MPLS
6 7 (8.97%) DNS
6 7 (8.97%) tcpdump
7 6 (7.69%) VPN
8 5 (6.41%) Internet
8 5 (6.41%) VoIP
8 5 (6.41%) Wireless
9 4 (5.13%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (5.13%) HTTP
9 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.13%) SSL
9 4 (5.13%) MRTG
10 3 (3.85%) WAAS
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
General
1 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Law
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Analyst
2 26 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Operations Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Security Operations Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Security Specialist
4 8 (10.26%) IT Security Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Senior Security Specialist
5 7 (8.97%) Network Security Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Network Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Administrator
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.41%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) XML
2 12 (15.38%) Regular Expression
3 5 (6.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.56%) COM
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Open Source
2 12 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 7 (8.97%) Mainframe
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.85%) CMDB
6 3 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.85%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.85%) Kindle
7 2 (2.56%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) DataPower
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 44 (56.41%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.69%) UNIX
7 5 (6.41%) CentOS
8 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.13%) Windows Phone
8 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.56%) HPUX
11 1 (1.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) SIEM
2 13 (16.67%) Analytics
3 11 (14.10%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (8.97%) Information Security
4 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.97%) Security Testing
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.85%) Coaching
8 3 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) CRM
9 2 (2.56%) BCP
9 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.69%) Python
3 5 (6.41%) Perl
4 4 (5.13%) SQL
5 3 (3.85%) PHP
5 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.77%) CISSP
1 24 (30.77%) CEH
2 23 (29.49%) Degree
3 22 (28.21%) GIAC
4 17 (21.79%) SSCP
5 7 (8.97%) CISA
5 7 (8.97%) GCIA
5 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.69%) MCSE
7 5 (6.41%) MCSA
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.56%) HND
8 2 (2.56%) CCNA
8 2 (2.56%) APMP
9 1 (1.28%) CCIE
9 1 (1.28%) CCNP
9 1 (1.28%) VCP4
9 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.41%) vSphere
6 4 (5.13%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (5.13%) NFS
7 1 (1.28%) XenApp
7 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 3 (3.85%) SCOM
2 3 (3.85%) Nagios
3 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Cacti
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) Cisco
2 34 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.21%) Red Hat
4 14 (17.95%) VMware
5 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.69%) HP
8 5 (6.41%) Sourcefire
8 5 (6.41%) LogRhythm
9 4 (5.13%) Rackspace
10 3 (3.85%) F5
10 3 (3.85%) Draytek
10 3 (3.85%) IBM
11 2 (2.56%) Nortel
11 2 (2.56%) Brocade
11 2 (2.56%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.56%) Apple
11 2 (2.56%) Avaya
11 2 (2.56%) Juniper
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago