Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 65 58
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 48 86 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.61% 3.48% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.82% 35.68% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 30 64 50
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +47.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £37,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,750 £49,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year -17.26% +11.93% +23.94%

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 220 241 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.96% 9.75% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 105 162 199
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,000 £28,749
90th Percentile £69,500 £72,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +6.51% +5.63%

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (29.17%) Palo Alto
3 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 13 (27.08%) Python
4 13 (27.08%) SIEM
5 12 (25.00%) Splunk
5 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.92%) MPLS
6 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
7 10 (20.83%) CCNA
7 10 (20.83%) VPN
8 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.75%) Skype for Business
8 9 (18.75%) Ansible
8 9 (18.75%) Skype
9 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 8 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (16.67%) Network Security
10 7 (14.58%) VPLS
10 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
10 7 (14.58%) JNCIA
10 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.58%) Law
10 7 (14.58%) RSVP

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 9 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Azure
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 6 (12.50%) SaaS
3 4 (8.33%) AWS
3 4 (8.33%) IaaS
3 4 (8.33%) PaaS
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (6.25%) Azure Functions
4 3 (6.25%) Serverless
5 2 (4.17%) GitHub
6 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (22.92%) MPLS
2 10 (20.83%) VPN
3 9 (18.75%) Skype
4 8 (16.67%) Network Security
5 7 (14.58%) BGP
5 7 (14.58%) Junos
5 7 (14.58%) OSPF
5 7 (14.58%) RSVP
5 7 (14.58%) VPLS
5 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (6.25%) WebEx
8 3 (6.25%) Wireless
9 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) MSI
3 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.58%) Law
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
1 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Junior
4 4 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.25%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (4.17%) .NET Core
3 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) CSS3
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.08%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) VMS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (27.08%) SIEM
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 7 (14.58%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.50%) Analytics
7 6 (12.50%) Data Security
7 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 6 (12.50%) Threat Management
7 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (10.42%) Server Management
8 5 (10.42%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Python
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.42%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) Go
4 2 (4.17%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.83%) CCNA
3 7 (14.58%) JNCIA
4 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) CCNP
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) CCSA
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) CCSE
7 2 (4.17%) CCSM
8 1 (2.08%) Degree
8 1 (2.08%) GCIA
8 1 (2.08%) MCSE
8 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) Docker
4 5 (10.42%) vCloud
4 5 (10.42%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (10.42%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Ansible
2 7 (14.58%) FortiGate
3 6 (12.50%) vCenter Server
4 5 (10.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
4 5 (10.42%) Terraform
4 5 (10.42%) WSUS
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (6.25%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (4.17%) Grafana
6 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
6 2 (4.17%) SCCM
6 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) Palo Alto
3 12 (25.00%) Splunk
4 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.58%) ServiceNow
6 6 (12.50%) CyberArk
6 6 (12.50%) Symantec
7 5 (10.42%) Aruba
7 5 (10.42%) HP
7 5 (10.42%) Juniper
7 5 (10.42%) Meraki
7 5 (10.42%) VMware
8 3 (6.25%) IronPort
9 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
9 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp