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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 72 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.35% 2.31% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.08% 21.02% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 10
Average salary £45,000 £36,895 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.96% -13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £42,250 £72,750
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
173 157 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.33% 10.98% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 101 107 85
Average salary £34,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £64,250
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 24 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Cisco
3 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
4 32 (42.11%) Finance
5 28 (36.84%) Linux
6 25 (32.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (32.89%) Degree
7 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
8 21 (27.63%) MS Exchange
9 20 (26.32%) VMware
10 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 19 (25.00%) WAN
11 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
12 17 (22.37%) SAN
12 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
13 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
13 16 (21.05%) SIEM
14 15 (19.74%) LAN
14 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (18.42%) Regular Expression
16 13 (17.11%) IIS
16 13 (17.11%) CISSP
16 13 (17.11%) Blackberry
16 13 (17.11%) SSCP
16 13 (17.11%) CEH
16 13 (17.11%) PowerShell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (27.63%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (17.11%) IIS
4 11 (14.47%) Lync
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.32%) nginx
8 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.58%) Office 365
3 4 (5.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.95%) SaaS
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (25.00%) WAN
3 17 (22.37%) SAN
4 15 (19.74%) LAN
5 12 (15.79%) VPN
5 12 (15.79%) DNS
6 11 (14.47%) VoIP
6 11 (14.47%) IP Telephony
6 11 (14.47%) MPLS
7 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.53%) Internet
8 8 (10.53%) Network Security
9 7 (9.21%) VLAN
9 7 (9.21%) Cisco IPT
9 7 (9.21%) SSH
9 7 (9.21%) DMZ
9 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
10 6 (7.89%) LDAP
10 6 (7.89%) HTTP
10 6 (7.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Law
3 2 (2.63%) Games
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Analyst
2 17 (22.37%) Security Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Administrator
6 8 (10.53%) Network Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.58%) Operations Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Security Operations Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Senior Security Specialist
10 4 (5.26%) Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) Regular Expression
2 11 (14.47%) XML
3 6 (7.89%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.63%) COM
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Blackberry
2 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.16%) Visualisation
2 10 (13.16%) Open Source
3 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.89%) Replication
4 6 (7.89%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) CMDB
7 2 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.32%) Kindle
8 1 (1.32%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Linux
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.84%) Ubuntu
6 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.21%) Windows Phone
7 7 (9.21%) UNIX
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (7.89%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.89%) HPUX
9 4 (5.26%) CentOS
9 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.95%) OS/2
11 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.32%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) SIEM
2 12 (15.79%) Information Security
3 10 (13.16%) Workflow
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) Analytics
4 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.89%) Line Management
6 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.26%) Data Security
8 3 (3.95%) Migration
8 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.95%) CRM
8 3 (3.95%) BCP
8 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.84%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) Perl
4 6 (7.89%) Python
4 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (32.89%) Degree
2 13 (17.11%) CISSP
2 13 (17.11%) SSCP
2 13 (17.11%) CEH
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (14.47%) GIAC
4 9 (11.84%) MCSA
5 7 (9.21%) MCSE
6 6 (7.89%) APMP
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.26%) CCNA
8 4 (5.26%) GCIA
8 4 (5.26%) GSEC
8 4 (5.26%) GCIH
8 4 (5.26%) GWAPT
8 4 (5.26%) GPEN
8 4 (5.26%) OSCP
8 4 (5.26%) OSCE
9 3 (3.95%) CCNP
10 2 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.21%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.63%) vSphere
6 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.32%) XenServer
7 1 (1.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) Nagios
3 5 (6.58%) Puppet
3 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.26%) Salt
4 4 (5.26%) ZABBIX
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.63%) Cacti
6 2 (2.63%) SCOM
7 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Cisco
2 35 (46.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) VMware
4 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
5 11 (14.47%) HP
6 8 (10.53%) Oracle
7 7 (9.21%) IBM
7 7 (9.21%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.89%) Clearswift
8 6 (7.89%) BT
8 6 (7.89%) Brocade
8 6 (7.89%) Fujitsu
8 6 (7.89%) Nortel
8 6 (7.89%) Avaya
8 6 (7.89%) Juniper
9 4 (5.26%) F5
9 4 (5.26%) Rackspace
9 4 (5.26%) New Relic
9 4 (5.26%) SaltStack
10 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
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