Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 89 38
Rank change year-on-year +36 -51 +73
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 104 67 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.09% 2.48% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.99% 19.88% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 71 29 50
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £39,528
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +7.52% -11.17%
10th Percentile £33,500 £29,750 £25,150
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £55,100
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +15.38% -8.24%

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 289 337 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.36% 12.45% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 202 220 174
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.61% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £30,688 £30,000 £28,595
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 54 (51.92%) Network Security
2 39 (37.50%) Cisco
3 38 (36.54%) Data Centre
4 30 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (26.92%) CCNP
5 28 (26.92%) Linux
5 28 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (25.96%) SIEM
6 27 (25.96%) Vulnerability Management
6 27 (25.96%) Security Operations
7 26 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 26 (25.00%) Threat Management
7 26 (25.00%) Splunk
7 26 (25.00%) LAN
7 26 (25.00%) Finance
8 25 (24.04%) WAN
8 25 (24.04%) QRadar
8 25 (24.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 25 (24.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 24 (23.08%) Qualys
9 24 (23.08%) PKI
10 21 (20.19%) Windows
11 20 (19.23%) Wireless
12 17 (16.35%) Presales
13 15 (14.42%) CheckPoint
13 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (13.46%) Juniper
14 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.46%) Cisco Wireless

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 6 (5.77%) JBoss
2 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) WildFly
3 4 (3.85%) nginx
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.65%) SaaS
4 8 (7.69%) IaaS
5 5 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (4.81%) Office 365
6 4 (3.85%) Akamai
7 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (51.92%) Network Security
2 26 (25.00%) LAN
3 25 (24.04%) WAN
4 20 (19.23%) Wireless
5 14 (13.46%) Cisco Wireless
6 12 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (8.65%) HTTP
8 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.69%) VPN
8 8 (7.69%) Wireless Security
9 7 (6.73%) DNS
9 7 (6.73%) Wireshark
10 6 (5.77%) Kerberos
11 5 (4.81%) VoIP
12 4 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (2.88%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.88%) SAN
13 3 (2.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Subversion
2 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.73%) Maven
3 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.85%) Fiddler
4 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.88%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.88%) GitLab
5 3 (2.88%) GoCD
5 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.88%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.92%) Phabricator
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Consultant
2 25 (24.04%) Security Consultant
3 18 (17.31%) Architect
4 17 (16.35%) IT Consultant
4 17 (16.35%) IT Security Consultant
5 13 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
5 13 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
5 13 (12.50%) Network Architect
6 12 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (10.58%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 11 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (9.62%) Firewall Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Analyst
9 9 (8.65%) Network Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 8 (7.69%) Managing Consultant
10 8 (7.69%) Senior IT Consultant
10 8 (7.69%) Senior IT Security Consultant
10 8 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Web Services
2 4 (3.85%) OAuth
2 4 (3.85%) OAuth2
2 4 (3.85%) OpenID
2 4 (3.85%) SAML
3 3 (2.88%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.92%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.92%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (1.92%) LAMP
5 1 (0.96%) J2EE
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.54%) Data Centre
2 25 (24.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 25 (24.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (23.08%) PKI
4 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Fintech
7 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Robotics
8 1 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Linux
2 21 (20.19%) Windows
3 10 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.92%) Debian
6 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.92%) Unix
7 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (25.96%) Security Operations
2 27 (25.96%) SIEM
2 27 (25.96%) Vulnerability Management
3 26 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 26 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 17 (16.35%) Presales
5 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.50%) DevOps
7 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
9 10 (9.62%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.69%) ITIL
11 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.73%) Programme Delivery
12 6 (5.77%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.77%) Open Source
12 6 (5.77%) Project Management
12 6 (5.77%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.65%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) Java
3 6 (5.77%) Python
4 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.92%) PHP
5 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (26.92%) CCNP
3 11 (10.58%) CCDP
4 8 (7.69%) CCNA
4 8 (7.69%) Degree
5 7 (6.73%) CCIE
5 7 (6.73%) CCIE Security
5 7 (6.73%) CCSA
5 7 (6.73%) CCSE
5 7 (6.73%) CISSP
6 6 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.81%) CEH
7 5 (4.81%) SSCP
8 4 (3.85%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.88%) CISM
9 3 (2.88%) GIAC
9 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.88%) PMP
10 2 (1.92%) CISA
10 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) COBIT
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.88%) Docker
3 3 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.92%) Dovecot
4 2 (1.92%) Firmware
4 2 (1.92%) iptables
4 2 (1.92%) Postfix
4 2 (1.92%) QEMU
4 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (24.04%) QRadar
2 7 (6.73%) Ansible
2 7 (6.73%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.85%) Kibana
3 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.85%) Puppet
4 3 (2.88%) Packer
4 3 (2.88%) Terraform
5 2 (1.92%) Proxmox
5 2 (1.92%) SCCM
6 1 (0.96%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) Cisco
2 26 (25.00%) Splunk
3 24 (23.08%) Qualys
4 15 (14.42%) CheckPoint
5 14 (13.46%) Juniper
6 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 12 (11.54%) VMware
7 7 (6.73%) Blue Coat
7 7 (6.73%) F5
7 7 (6.73%) Zscaler
8 5 (4.81%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.85%) Citrix
9 4 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.88%) Google
10 3 (2.88%) HP
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle
11 1 (0.96%) Apple
11 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.96%) IBM
11 1 (0.96%) Trend Micro