The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 75 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 1.57% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.30% 20.88% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 7
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £61,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 91 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.25% 7.53% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 109 58 72
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Scotland

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 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) Cisco
3 17 (36.96%) VPN
4 14 (30.43%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) VMware
4 14 (30.43%) WAN
5 13 (28.26%) LAN
6 12 (26.09%) Information Security
6 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (23.91%) SIEM
7 11 (23.91%) ITIL
7 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (23.91%) Internet
8 10 (21.74%) CISSP
9 9 (19.57%) GIAC
9 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (17.39%) Network Security
10 8 (17.39%) IPsec
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.39%) CCNA
10 8 (17.39%) UNIX
11 7 (15.22%) VoIP
11 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
11 7 (15.22%) SSL
11 7 (15.22%) Juniper
11 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
11 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
11 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (10.87%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) VPN
2 14 (30.43%) WAN
3 13 (28.26%) LAN
4 11 (23.91%) Internet
5 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (17.39%) Network Security
6 8 (17.39%) IPsec
7 7 (15.22%) VoIP
7 7 (15.22%) SSL
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (15.22%) VLAN
8 6 (13.04%) tcpdump
8 6 (13.04%) SAN
8 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.87%) DNS
9 5 (10.87%) MPLS
9 5 (10.87%) SMTP
10 4 (8.70%) Junos
10 4 (8.70%) IMAP
10 4 (8.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Games
3 3 (6.52%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Network Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) COM
2 4 (8.70%) Regular Expression
3 3 (6.52%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
1 3 (6.52%) PKI
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.87%) CentOS
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Debian
8 1 (2.17%) OS/2
8 1 (2.17%) Solaris
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Information Security
2 11 (23.91%) SIEM
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) BCP
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) CRM
5 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Pattern Recognition
5 3 (6.52%) OWASP
5 3 (6.52%) Information Assurance
5 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (6.52%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
1 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.52%) C
2 3 (6.52%) C++
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CISSP
3 9 (19.57%) GIAC
4 8 (17.39%) CCNA
5 6 (13.04%) CEH
5 6 (13.04%) GCIA
5 6 (13.04%) CISA
6 5 (10.87%) Degree
7 4 (8.70%) JNCIA
7 4 (8.70%) CCNP
8 2 (4.35%) MCITP
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.17%) MCSA
9 1 (2.17%) SSCP
9 1 (2.17%) GSEC
9 1 (2.17%) GCIH
9 1 (2.17%) GWAPT
9 1 (2.17%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.52%) XenServer
5 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) Gluster
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) Postfix
6 1 (2.17%) Squid
6 1 (2.17%) Openswan
6 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (8.70%) Nagios
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.35%) Cacti
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Juniper
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 5 (10.87%) F5
6 4 (8.70%) Rackspace
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) Sun
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
8 2 (4.35%) Twitter
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.17%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.17%) New Relic
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