Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 85 61
Rank change year-on-year +44 -24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 128 59 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.80% 2.38% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.13% 20.77% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 89 29 43
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,850 £29,000 £25,950
90th Percentile £82,500 £63,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 319 284 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.95% 11.48% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 228 185 142
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £60,800
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 56 (43.75%) Network Security
2 42 (32.81%) Cisco
3 39 (30.47%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (29.69%) Data Centre
5 37 (28.91%) Threat Management
5 37 (28.91%) Security Operations
5 37 (28.91%) Security Operations Centre
6 36 (28.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 36 (28.13%) Splunk
6 36 (28.13%) SIEM
6 36 (28.13%) Vulnerability Management
7 35 (27.34%) Qualys
7 35 (27.34%) PKI
7 35 (27.34%) QRadar
7 35 (27.34%) Data Loss Prevention
8 33 (25.78%) Windows
8 33 (25.78%) Linux
9 23 (17.97%) VMware
9 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
10 22 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (17.19%) Windows Server
11 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
12 20 (15.63%) CCNP
12 20 (15.63%) DNS
12 20 (15.63%) Finance
13 19 (14.84%) Wireless
13 19 (14.84%) ITIL
13 19 (14.84%) WAN
14 18 (14.06%) LAN
14 18 (14.06%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (3.91%) nginx
3 4 (3.13%) Apache
3 4 (3.13%) JBoss
3 4 (3.13%) WildFly
4 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.38%) IaaS
4 11 (8.59%) SaaS
5 4 (3.13%) Akamai
5 4 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.13%) PaaS
6 3 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.56%) Route 53
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (43.75%) Network Security
2 20 (15.63%) DNS
3 19 (14.84%) WAN
3 19 (14.84%) Wireless
4 18 (14.06%) LAN
5 16 (12.50%) VPN
6 11 (8.59%) VoIP
7 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.81%) Wireshark
8 9 (7.03%) HTTP
8 9 (7.03%) Kerberos
9 8 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (5.47%) Cisco Wireless
11 6 (4.69%) DHCP
12 5 (3.91%) Asterisk PBX
12 5 (3.91%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.91%) H.323
12 5 (3.91%) PBX
12 5 (3.91%) VLAN
13 4 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.56%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Subversion
2 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.25%) Maven
4 5 (3.91%) Phabricator
5 4 (3.13%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.56%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.56%) Codeship
7 2 (1.56%) GitLab
7 2 (1.56%) GoCD
7 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 2 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Consultant
2 35 (27.34%) Security Consultant
3 24 (18.75%) IT Consultant
3 24 (18.75%) IT Security Consultant
4 17 (13.28%) Senior Consultant
5 15 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (10.94%) Network Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Senior IT Consultant
7 12 (9.38%) Senior IT Security Consultant
7 12 (9.38%) Senior Security Consultant
8 11 (8.59%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 11 (8.59%) Managing Consultant
9 9 (7.03%) Architect
10 8 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Project Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Technical Support
10 8 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) LAMP
2 8 (6.25%) Web Services
3 5 (3.91%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.91%) FreeSWITCH
4 4 (3.13%) OAuth
4 4 (3.13%) OAuth2
4 4 (3.13%) SAML
5 2 (1.56%) .NET
5 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.56%) J2EE
5 2 (1.56%) LINQ
6 1 (0.78%) Flash
6 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.69%) Data Centre
2 37 (28.91%) Security Operations Centre
3 36 (28.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 35 (27.34%) PKI
5 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.91%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.91%) Robotics
7 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.78%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.78%) Linux
1 33 (25.78%) Windows
2 22 (17.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.69%) Debian
4 5 (3.91%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.56%) Unix
7 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (28.91%) Security Operations
2 37 (28.91%) Threat Management
3 36 (28.13%) SIEM
3 36 (28.13%) Vulnerability Management
4 35 (27.34%) Data Loss Prevention
5 19 (14.84%) ITIL
6 16 (12.50%) Presales
7 15 (11.72%) Configuration Management
7 15 (11.72%) Service Management
8 13 (10.16%) DevOps
8 13 (10.16%) Open Source
9 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.81%) Coaching
10 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.81%) ITSM
11 8 (6.25%) Change Management
12 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.72%) SQL
2 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.47%) Java
4 6 (4.69%) Python
5 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.34%) C#
6 3 (2.34%) PHP
6 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.63%) CCNP
3 13 (10.16%) Degree
4 11 (8.59%) CCNA
5 8 (6.25%) JNCIP
6 7 (5.47%) CCDP
6 7 (5.47%) CCSA
6 7 (5.47%) CCSE
6 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.91%) CCIE
7 5 (3.91%) CCIE Security
8 4 (3.13%) AWS Certification
8 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.34%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (2.34%) CISSP
10 2 (1.56%) CISM
10 2 (1.56%) MCSA
10 2 (1.56%) MCSE
10 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.28%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.56%) COBIT
3 2 (1.56%) GCP
3 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.56%) RMADS
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.06%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.69%) Docker
4 6 (4.69%) Postfix
5 5 (3.91%) Dovecot
5 5 (3.91%) iptables
5 5 (3.91%) QEMU
5 5 (3.91%) VirtualBox
5 5 (3.91%) Xen
6 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (27.34%) QRadar
2 9 (7.03%) Ansible
2 9 (7.03%) SCCM
2 9 (7.03%) SCOM
3 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.91%) Proxmox
3 5 (3.91%) Puppet
4 4 (3.13%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.13%) Kibana
5 3 (2.34%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.56%) Packer
6 2 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.56%) Terraform
6 2 (1.56%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (32.81%) Cisco
2 36 (28.13%) Splunk
3 35 (27.34%) Qualys
4 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.97%) VMware
5 12 (9.38%) Juniper
6 10 (7.81%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.03%) F5
8 5 (3.91%) Veeam
9 4 (3.13%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.13%) Zscaler
10 3 (2.34%) Brocade
10 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.56%) Citrix
11 2 (1.56%) Dell
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle
11 2 (1.56%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.56%) SAP
11 2 (1.56%) Trend Micro