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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 94 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 17 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 1.55% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 10.83% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 40
Average salary £45,250 £43,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.23% +29.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 157 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.22% 14.30% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 89 113
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £22,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,500 £55,000
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 18 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (43.75%) Network Security
2 20 (41.67%) CISSP
3 18 (37.50%) GIAC
3 18 (37.50%) SIEM
4 16 (33.33%) CISA
4 16 (33.33%) Windows
5 15 (31.25%) GCIA
5 15 (31.25%) CEH
5 15 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (31.25%) tcpdump
5 15 (31.25%) Security Testing
6 14 (29.17%) Linux
6 14 (29.17%) Cisco
7 12 (25.00%) VMware
8 11 (22.92%) Finance
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.83%) WAN
10 9 (18.75%) DNS
10 9 (18.75%) LAN
10 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (16.67%) VPN
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) IPsec
12 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
12 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
13 6 (12.50%) Puppet
13 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (12.50%) Information Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (8.33%) Apache
1 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) Network Security
2 15 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (31.25%) tcpdump
3 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.83%) WAN
5 9 (18.75%) DNS
5 9 (18.75%) LAN
6 8 (16.67%) VPN
7 7 (14.58%) IPsec
8 6 (12.50%) SAN
9 5 (10.42%) SSL
9 5 (10.42%) Internet
10 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.33%) SMTP
10 4 (8.33%) LDAP
11 3 (6.25%) VoIP
11 3 (6.25%) HTTP
11 3 (6.25%) Kerberos
11 3 (6.25%) OSPF
11 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Network Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Security Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) COM
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) CESG
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Ubuntu
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) OS/2
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) CentOS
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Debian
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) SIEM
2 15 (31.25%) Security Testing
3 7 (14.58%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Information Security
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Workflow
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
7 3 (6.25%) OWASP
7 3 (6.25%) Fault Management
8 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Perl
1 5 (10.42%) Python
1 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.33%) Ruby
2 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) CISSP
2 18 (37.50%) GIAC
3 16 (33.33%) CISA
4 15 (31.25%) GCIA
4 15 (31.25%) CEH
5 5 (10.42%) MCSE
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.33%) CCNA
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.25%) CCNP
7 3 (6.25%) MCITP
7 3 (6.25%) Degree
8 2 (4.17%) MCSA
9 1 (2.08%) MCP
9 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) XenServer
6 1 (2.08%) NFS
6 1 (2.08%) Squid
6 1 (2.08%) Openswan
6 1 (2.08%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Puppet
1 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.50%) Nagios
2 5 (10.42%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) Munin
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) Juniper
5 4 (8.33%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) New Relic
5 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) Sun
6 3 (6.25%) Twitter
7 2 (4.17%) Mitel
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) JBoss
8 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Nimsoft
8 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
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