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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 66 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 1.64% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.27% 22.22% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 8
Average salary £34,500 £31,500 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £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
208 90 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.88% 7.37% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 123 57 79
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £70,000
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 22 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) Cisco
3 21 (38.89%) VPN
4 18 (33.33%) VMware
5 16 (29.63%) WAN
5 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (27.78%) LAN
7 14 (25.93%) Finance
8 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
9 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 12 (22.22%) ITIL
10 11 (20.37%) Information Security
10 11 (20.37%) Degree
10 11 (20.37%) UNIX
10 11 (20.37%) VoIP
10 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (20.37%) Internet
11 10 (18.52%) SAN
11 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (16.67%) Ubuntu
12 9 (16.67%) MPLS
13 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (14.81%) DNS
13 8 (14.81%) Juniper
13 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 8 (14.81%) VLAN
13 8 (14.81%) SSH
13 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (12.96%) Lync
1 7 (12.96%) IIS
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 3 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) VPN
2 16 (29.63%) WAN
3 15 (27.78%) LAN
4 11 (20.37%) VoIP
4 11 (20.37%) Internet
5 10 (18.52%) SAN
5 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
5 10 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (16.67%) MPLS
7 8 (14.81%) DNS
7 8 (14.81%) VLAN
7 8 (14.81%) SSH
7 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (14.81%) Network Security
8 7 (12.96%) tcpdump
9 6 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (11.11%) IPsec
9 6 (11.11%) SSL
9 6 (11.11%) HTTP
10 5 (9.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Regular Expression
2 5 (9.26%) COM
3 3 (5.56%) MSMQ
3 3 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Wiki
5 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Linux
3 11 (20.37%) UNIX
4 9 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (9.26%) CentOS
8 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
9 4 (7.41%) OS/2
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000
10 3 (5.56%) HPUX
11 2 (3.70%) Debian
11 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Information Security
3 7 (12.96%) SIEM
3 7 (12.96%) Workflow
4 6 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) BCP
5 4 (7.41%) Change Management
5 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.41%) Data Security
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.56%) Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Information Assurance
6 3 (5.56%) Security Testing
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) Shell Script
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.41%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
4 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) C
5 3 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
1 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) GCIA
2 7 (12.96%) CCNA
3 6 (11.11%) CISSP
4 5 (9.26%) MCSA
4 5 (9.26%) CCNP
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.26%) GIAC
5 4 (7.41%) CISA
5 4 (7.41%) CEH
5 4 (7.41%) GSEC
5 4 (7.41%) GCIH
5 4 (7.41%) JNCIA
5 4 (7.41%) GWAPT
5 4 (7.41%) GPEN
5 4 (7.41%) OSCP
5 4 (7.41%) OSCE
6 3 (5.56%) APMP
6 3 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.56%) XenServer
6 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.85%) KVM
7 1 (1.85%) Gluster
7 1 (1.85%) Openswan
7 1 (1.85%) Postfix
7 1 (1.85%) Squid
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Nagios
1 6 (11.11%) Puppet
1 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) ZABBIX
2 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (7.41%) Salt
3 2 (3.70%) Cacti
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Cisco
2 18 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) Juniper
5 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 7 (12.96%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.11%) HP
7 4 (7.41%) Citrix
7 4 (7.41%) IBM
7 4 (7.41%) F5
7 4 (7.41%) Rackspace
7 4 (7.41%) New Relic
7 4 (7.41%) SaltStack
8 3 (5.56%) Brocade
8 3 (5.56%) Fujitsu
8 3 (5.56%) EMC
8 3 (5.56%) Nortel
8 3 (5.56%) Avaya
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