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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 72 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 42 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.79% 1.19% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 12.41% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 9
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,900 £29,019
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
245 137 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.27% 9.58% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 146 96 73
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £72,500
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 31 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 40 (53.33%) Cisco
3 30 (40.00%) Linux
4 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (34.67%) Finance
6 22 (29.33%) WAN
7 21 (28.00%) VPN
8 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 20 (26.67%) VMware
8 20 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (26.67%) Degree
8 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (25.33%) LAN
10 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
11 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (18.67%) SAN
12 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (18.67%) SIEM
13 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
13 13 (17.33%) VoIP
13 13 (17.33%) Information Security
13 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (17.33%) Internet
14 12 (16.00%) MPLS
14 12 (16.00%) ITIL
14 12 (16.00%) Regular Expression
14 12 (16.00%) Lync
14 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
15 11 (14.67%) CEH

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.00%) Lync
4 11 (14.67%) IIS
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.33%) Apache
8 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.67%) Office 365
3 4 (5.33%) IaaS
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (29.33%) WAN
2 21 (28.00%) VPN
3 20 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (25.33%) LAN
5 14 (18.67%) SAN
6 13 (17.33%) Internet
6 13 (17.33%) VoIP
7 12 (16.00%) MPLS
8 10 (13.33%) DNS
8 10 (13.33%) Network Security
9 9 (12.00%) VLAN
9 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.67%) IP Telephony
10 8 (10.67%) SSH
10 8 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (9.33%) DMZ
11 7 (9.33%) Ethernet
11 7 (9.33%) tcpdump
11 7 (9.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Law
3 7 (9.33%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Analyst
2 19 (25.33%) Security Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) Regular Expression
2 9 (12.00%) XML
3 6 (8.00%) MSMQ
3 6 (8.00%) COM
4 1 (1.33%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.67%) Visualisation
3 8 (10.67%) Open Source
4 6 (8.00%) Replication
4 6 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (4.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.67%) CMDB
8 1 (1.33%) Wiki
8 1 (1.33%) DataPower
8 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 44 (58.67%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.33%) UNIX
5 8 (10.67%) Ubuntu
6 7 (9.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 6 (8.00%) HPUX
8 5 (6.67%) CentOS
8 5 (6.67%) Windows Phone
9 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.00%) OS/2
10 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) SIEM
2 13 (17.33%) Information Security
3 12 (16.00%) ITIL
4 10 (13.33%) Workflow
5 9 (12.00%) Project Management
6 8 (10.67%) Analytics
7 7 (9.33%) Line Management
8 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.67%) CRM
9 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.67%) BCP
9 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.33%) Data Security
11 3 (4.00%) Migration
11 3 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
1 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.00%) Perl
4 4 (5.33%) Ruby
4 4 (5.33%) Python
4 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.00%) C
5 3 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) Degree
2 11 (14.67%) CISSP
2 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) CEH
3 10 (13.33%) GIAC
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.67%) MCSA
4 8 (10.67%) SSCP
4 8 (10.67%) CCNA
5 7 (9.33%) GCIA
6 6 (8.00%) MCSE
6 6 (8.00%) APMP
7 4 (5.33%) GWAPT
7 4 (5.33%) GPEN
7 4 (5.33%) OSCP
7 4 (5.33%) OSCE
7 4 (5.33%) CCNP
7 4 (5.33%) GSEC
7 4 (5.33%) GCIH
7 4 (5.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 20 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) KVM
6 1 (1.33%) XenServer
6 1 (1.33%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Nagios
2 6 (8.00%) SCCM
3 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.33%) Salt
4 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (5.33%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.00%) Cacti
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Cisco
2 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.67%) VMware
4 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (13.33%) HP
5 10 (13.33%) Juniper
6 9 (12.00%) Oracle
7 8 (10.67%) IBM
8 6 (8.00%) Avaya
8 6 (8.00%) Nortel
8 6 (8.00%) Clearswift
8 6 (8.00%) BT
8 6 (8.00%) Brocade
8 6 (8.00%) Fujitsu
8 6 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.67%) Rackspace
10 4 (5.33%) New Relic
10 4 (5.33%) SaltStack
11 2 (2.67%) F5
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