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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 65 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 34 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.51% 2.27% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.97% 19.50% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 13
Average salary £45,000 £38,322 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.42% -10.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,250 £70,000
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
148 159 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.91% 11.66% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82 103 102
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £58,000 £53,400
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 23 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 45 (58.44%) Cisco
3 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
4 31 (40.26%) Finance
4 31 (40.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (32.47%) Linux
5 25 (32.47%) Degree
6 23 (29.87%) MS Exchange
7 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 22 (28.57%) VMware
8 21 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 20 (25.97%) SIEM
10 19 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (24.68%) WAN
11 18 (23.38%) Red Hat
12 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
12 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
13 16 (20.78%) CEH
13 16 (20.78%) CISSP
14 15 (19.48%) LAN
15 14 (18.18%) SAN
15 14 (18.18%) GIAC
15 14 (18.18%) SSCP
15 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (18.18%) Regular Expression
16 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
16 13 (16.88%) Blackberry
17 12 (15.58%) Law

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (29.87%) MS Exchange
2 19 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.29%) IIS
3 11 (14.29%) Lync
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.49%) Office 365
3 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 3 (3.90%) SaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (24.68%) WAN
3 15 (19.48%) LAN
4 14 (18.18%) SAN
5 11 (14.29%) MPLS
5 11 (14.29%) VPN
5 11 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 10 (12.99%) Network Security
6 10 (12.99%) DNS
7 9 (11.69%) VoIP
7 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.09%) Ethernet
8 7 (9.09%) DMZ
8 7 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (7.79%) FCoE
9 6 (7.79%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (7.79%) tcpdump
9 6 (7.79%) Internet
9 6 (7.79%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (7.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Law
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Security Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Administrator
4 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 7 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Manager
6 6 (7.79%) IT Security Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Security Specialist
6 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Regular Expression
2 11 (14.29%) XML
3 6 (7.79%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.60%) COM
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Blackberry
2 11 (14.29%) Open Source
3 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.99%) Visualisation
4 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.79%) Mainframe
5 6 (7.79%) Replication
6 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
6 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.90%) CMDB
7 3 (3.90%) Kindle
8 1 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 25 (32.47%) Linux
3 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.69%) Ubuntu
7 7 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.09%) Windows Phone
8 6 (7.79%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000
8 6 (7.79%) HPUX
9 5 (6.49%) UNIX
10 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.90%) OS/2
11 3 (3.90%) CentOS
12 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) SIEM
2 11 (14.29%) Information Security
2 11 (14.29%) Analytics
3 10 (12.99%) Project Management
3 10 (12.99%) Workflow
4 8 (10.39%) ITIL
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.79%) Line Management
7 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.19%) Data Security
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Coaching
9 3 (3.90%) Migration
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.90%) DevOps
10 2 (2.60%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.09%) Perl
2 7 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (7.79%) Python
4 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby
5 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Degree
2 16 (20.78%) CEH
2 16 (20.78%) CISSP
3 14 (18.18%) GIAC
3 14 (18.18%) SSCP
4 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.69%) MCSA
6 7 (9.09%) MCSE
7 6 (7.79%) APMP
7 6 (7.79%) GCIA
8 4 (5.19%) GWAPT
8 4 (5.19%) GPEN
8 4 (5.19%) OSCP
8 4 (5.19%) OSCE
8 4 (5.19%) GSEC
8 4 (5.19%) GCIH
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.60%) MCITP
10 2 (2.60%) CISA
10 2 (2.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (22.08%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.69%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (5.19%) vSphere
7 2 (2.60%) NFS
8 1 (1.30%) XenApp
8 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) Nagios
3 5 (6.49%) Puppet
3 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
4 4 (5.19%) Salt
5 3 (3.90%) SCOM
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.60%) Cacti
7 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) Cisco
2 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.57%) VMware
4 18 (23.38%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.99%) HP
6 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.09%) IBM
8 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.79%) Brocade
8 6 (7.79%) Fujitsu
8 6 (7.79%) Clearswift
8 6 (7.79%) BT
8 6 (7.79%) Nortel
8 6 (7.79%) Avaya
8 6 (7.79%) Juniper
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle
9 4 (5.19%) New Relic
9 4 (5.19%) F5
9 4 (5.19%) SaltStack
10 3 (3.90%) Sourcefire
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago