Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 43 78
Rank change year-on-year -12 +35 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 105 109 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.90% 4.97% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.12% 38.65% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 48
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,175 £25,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,075 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £36,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.73% -8.13% +3.23%

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 317 282 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.79% 12.85% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 199 174 185
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +15.24%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £23,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,200
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 61 (58.10%) Cisco
2 42 (40.00%) Windows
3 40 (38.10%) VPN
4 39 (37.14%) Hyper-V
5 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
6 37 (35.24%) VMware
6 37 (35.24%) Windows Server
7 28 (26.67%) DNS
8 27 (25.71%) SQL
8 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
10 25 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 25 (23.81%) Data Centre
11 24 (22.86%) Load Balancing
11 24 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (22.86%) CCNP
12 23 (21.90%) CheckPoint
12 23 (21.90%) Finance
13 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 21 (20.00%) Network Security
13 21 (20.00%) SCCM
14 20 (19.05%) SCOM
14 20 (19.05%) LAN
15 17 (16.19%) WAN
15 17 (16.19%) CCDP
16 16 (15.24%) DHCP
16 16 (15.24%) VLAN
17 15 (14.29%) F5
17 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

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 25 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) JBoss
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (9.52%) IaaS
3 10 (9.52%) PaaS
3 10 (9.52%) SaaS
4 5 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.90%) Office 365
7 1 (0.95%) Route 53
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.10%) VPN
2 28 (26.67%) DNS
3 21 (20.00%) Network Security
4 20 (19.05%) LAN
5 17 (16.19%) WAN
6 16 (15.24%) DHCP
6 16 (15.24%) VLAN
7 15 (14.29%) Wireless
8 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
9 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (8.57%) BGP
10 9 (8.57%) Cisco Wireless
10 9 (8.57%) Telepresence
10 9 (8.57%) Unified Communications
11 8 (7.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (7.62%) VoIP
12 7 (6.67%) SAN
13 6 (5.71%) EIGRP
13 6 (5.71%) MPLS
14 5 (4.76%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.90%) Codeship
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) Hudson
2 2 (1.90%) Maven
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (21.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Network Engineer
2 29 (27.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.24%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Architect
5 11 (10.48%) Network Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Cisco Architect
7 9 (8.57%) Cisco Network Architect
7 9 (8.57%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.57%) IT Support
7 9 (8.57%) IT Support Technician
7 9 (8.57%) IT Technician
7 9 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (8.57%) Support Technician
8 8 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Graduate
9 7 (6.67%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) IT Graduate
10 5 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (0.95%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.95%) Java EE
2 1 (0.95%) jQuery
2 1 (0.95%) JSON
2 1 (0.95%) LDAP
2 1 (0.95%) LINQ
2 1 (0.95%) RESTful
2 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Windows
2 37 (35.24%) Windows Server
3 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.43%) Linux
5 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.71%) Unix
8 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.95%) CentOS
10 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Load Balancing
2 14 (13.33%) ITIL
3 13 (12.38%) Presales
4 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.57%) Change Control
5 9 (8.57%) Project Planning
6 8 (7.62%) DevOps
7 7 (6.67%) Migration
7 7 (6.67%) SIEM
7 7 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.81%) Change Management
9 4 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.81%) Open Source
10 3 (2.86%) Network Design
10 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.90%) Content Management
11 2 (1.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.76%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.95%) C
6 1 (0.95%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) Perl
6 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (22.86%) CCNP
3 17 (16.19%) CCDP
4 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.67%) CCIE
6 6 (5.71%) CCSA
6 6 (5.71%) CCSE
7 5 (4.76%) CCNA
8 4 (3.81%) CCIE Security
9 3 (2.86%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.86%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) MCSA
10 2 (1.90%) MCSE
10 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.95%) CISSP
11 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) GCP
3 1 (0.95%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (37.14%) Hyper-V
2 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
3 27 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.81%) Docker
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.90%) Firmware
6 2 (1.90%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) SCCM
2 20 (19.05%) SCOM
3 8 (7.62%) Puppet
4 7 (6.67%) Ansible
4 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.90%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.90%) Packer
6 2 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.90%) Terraform
7 1 (0.95%) Iperf
7 1 (0.95%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (58.10%) Cisco
2 37 (35.24%) VMware
3 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.90%) CheckPoint
5 15 (14.29%) F5
6 11 (10.48%) Meraki
7 9 (8.57%) Veeam
8 7 (6.67%) Dell
9 5 (4.76%) Juniper
10 3 (2.86%) HP
10 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.90%) Citrix
11 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.95%) Adobe
12 1 (0.95%) Arista
12 1 (0.95%) Charles River
12 1 (0.95%) CyberArk
12 1 (0.95%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.95%) Huawei
12 1 (0.95%) Varonis