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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 58 61 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 39 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.91% 2.87% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.83% 24.22% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 13
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
120 161 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.44% 11.83% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81 88 120
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (42.86%) Cisco
2 22 (31.43%) Banking
3 20 (28.57%) SSL
3 20 (28.57%) Windows
4 19 (27.14%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (27.14%) Finance
5 17 (24.29%) Internet
6 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
7 15 (21.43%) CCNP
7 15 (21.43%) HTTP
7 15 (21.43%) XML
7 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 14 (20.00%) Linux
8 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 14 (20.00%) IBM
8 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 14 (20.00%) VMware
8 14 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 13 (18.57%) Change Management
9 13 (18.57%) CCNA
9 13 (18.57%) DNS
10 12 (17.14%) VoIP
10 12 (17.14%) XSL
10 12 (17.14%) Service Management
10 12 (17.14%) DMZ
10 12 (17.14%) Intranet
10 12 (17.14%) WebSphere
10 12 (17.14%) Network Security
10 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (17.14%) DataPower

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.57%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.43%) nginx
6 1 (1.43%) Node.js
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) SSL
2 17 (24.29%) Internet
3 15 (21.43%) HTTP
4 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (18.57%) DNS
6 12 (17.14%) DMZ
6 12 (17.14%) Intranet
6 12 (17.14%) Network Security
6 12 (17.14%) VoIP
7 11 (15.71%) WAN
8 9 (12.86%) DHCP
8 9 (12.86%) LAN
9 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (11.43%) VPN
10 7 (10.00%) Wireless
11 6 (8.57%) VLAN
12 5 (7.14%) BGP
12 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (7.14%) MPLS
13 4 (5.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 22 (31.43%) Banking
2 19 (27.14%) Finance
3 7 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) XML Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Firewall Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Security Specialist
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) XML
2 12 (17.14%) XSL
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) RESTful
5 2 (2.86%) LAMP
5 2 (2.86%) RAML
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 2 (2.86%) Swagger
5 2 (2.86%) XSLT
5 2 (2.86%) YAML
6 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.43%) Ext JS
6 1 (1.43%) HTML
6 1 (1.43%) J2EE
6 1 (1.43%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
6 1 (1.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) DataPower
1 12 (17.14%) Mobile Banking
2 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.29%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.43%) EPoS
7 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.43%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 14 (20.00%) Linux
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.00%) Unix
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 13 (18.57%) Change Management
3 12 (17.14%) Service Management
4 10 (14.29%) High Availability
4 10 (14.29%) Network Design
5 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.43%) ITIL
7 7 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) DevOps
9 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.29%) Information Security
9 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.29%) Memory Management
9 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.86%) Change Control
10 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.86%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) Java
1 4 (5.71%) Perl
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) Ruby
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.43%) CCNP
3 13 (18.57%) CCNA
4 9 (12.86%) CCIE
5 8 (11.43%) CCSE
5 8 (11.43%) Degree
6 7 (10.00%) CCSA
7 6 (8.57%) CISSP
8 3 (4.29%) CISA
8 3 (4.29%) CISM
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.86%) LPIC
9 2 (2.86%) RHCE
10 1 (1.43%) EMCIE
10 1 (1.43%) MCSE
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO27002
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.29%) vSphere
4 3 (4.29%) XenApp
4 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.86%) NFS
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.86%) Xen
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.43%) Snort
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
1 5 (7.14%) SCOM
2 4 (5.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.71%) Nagios
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) Munin
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Cisco
2 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
3 14 (20.00%) IBM
3 14 (20.00%) VMware
4 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.00%) Citrix
5 7 (10.00%) F5
6 6 (8.57%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 5 (7.14%) Juniper
7 5 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.29%) New Relic
8 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.29%) Symantec
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) EMC
10 1 (1.43%) Facebook
10 1 (1.43%) Google
10 1 (1.43%) HP
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
CGI IT UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago