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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 40 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 63 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.66% 0.97% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.51% 8.89% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.60% -4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,900 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £60,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
188 180 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.92% 10.92% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 117 123 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,650 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (51.55%) Cisco
2 47 (48.45%) Windows
3 36 (37.11%) Finance
4 33 (34.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
6 26 (26.80%) SIEM
7 25 (25.77%) CheckPoint
8 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
9 22 (22.68%) VMware
10 20 (20.62%) WAN
11 19 (19.59%) Linux
12 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
12 18 (18.56%) CISSP
12 18 (18.56%) CEH
13 17 (17.53%) Degree
13 17 (17.53%) Network Security
13 17 (17.53%) GIAC
14 16 (16.49%) Banking
15 15 (15.46%) Retail
15 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (15.46%) MPLS
15 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
15 15 (15.46%) LAN
16 14 (14.43%) ITIL
16 14 (14.43%) Red Hat
16 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
16 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (11.34%) CCSA
17 11 (11.34%) SAN
17 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) Lync
4 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.15%) IIS
5 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.09%) Apache
7 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.06%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (23.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (20.62%) WAN
3 17 (17.53%) Network Security
4 15 (15.46%) MPLS
4 15 (15.46%) LAN
5 11 (11.34%) SAN
5 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.28%) DNS
7 8 (8.25%) Wireless
7 8 (8.25%) tcpdump
8 7 (7.22%) MRTG
8 7 (7.22%) SMTP
9 6 (6.19%) VoIP
9 6 (6.19%) LDAP
9 6 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (5.15%) IP Telephony
10 5 (5.15%) SSL
10 5 (5.15%) VPN
11 4 (4.12%) POP3
11 4 (4.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (37.11%) Finance
2 16 (16.49%) Banking
3 15 (15.46%) Retail
4 10 (10.31%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Security Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Administrator
4 10 (10.31%) Security Operations Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Firewall Administrator
4 10 (10.31%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Network Engineer
5 9 (9.28%) Network Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Network Security Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Security Specialist
8 6 (6.19%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Security Specialist
9 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) Regular Expression
1 7 (7.22%) XML
2 5 (5.15%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) COM
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Online Banking
2 8 (8.25%) Open Source
3 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.09%) Kindle
6 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.06%) PMI
7 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) BYOD
8 1 (1.03%) CMDB
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (48.45%) Windows
2 19 (19.59%) Linux
3 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.31%) UNIX
5 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.12%) CentOS
7 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Fedora
9 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) SIEM
2 14 (14.43%) ITIL
3 10 (10.31%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (8.25%) Security Testing
4 8 (8.25%) Analytics
5 7 (7.22%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.19%) CRM
7 5 (5.15%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.15%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.12%) Change Control
8 4 (4.12%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.09%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.09%) Information Security
9 3 (3.09%) Change Management
10 2 (2.06%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.25%) SQL
3 6 (6.19%) Python
4 5 (5.15%) Perl
5 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.03%) Java
6 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) CISSP
1 18 (18.56%) CEH
2 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 17 (17.53%) GIAC
3 11 (11.34%) CCSA
3 11 (11.34%) CCSE
4 10 (10.31%) SSCP
5 8 (8.25%) CISA
5 8 (8.25%) GCIA
6 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.15%) CCNP
8 4 (4.12%) CCNA
9 3 (3.09%) CCIE
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.09%) MCSE
10 2 (2.06%) MCSA
10 2 (2.06%) HND
10 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.03%) CCDP
11 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
2 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.34%) vSphere
4 4 (4.12%) NFS
4 4 (4.12%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.06%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.03%) XenApp
7 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCOM
2 3 (3.09%) Nagios
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 50 (51.55%) Cisco
2 30 (30.93%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.77%) CheckPoint
4 22 (22.68%) VMware
5 14 (14.43%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.34%) SolarWinds
7 8 (8.25%) F5
8 5 (5.15%) LogRhythm
8 5 (5.15%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.09%) Rackspace
9 3 (3.09%) Draytek
9 3 (3.09%) Apple
9 3 (3.09%) HP
10 2 (2.06%) Juniper
10 2 (2.06%) EMC
10 2 (2.06%) Citrix
10 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.03%) Splunk
11 1 (1.03%) Dell
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