Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 80 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 -36 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 38 83 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.76% 3.21% 5.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.84% 33.88% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 95 112
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 £37,050 £32,050
90th Percentile £60,650 £72,500 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £39,250 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -31.74% +35.29% +18.88%

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 153 245 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.09% 9.47% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 157 234
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £72,500 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,498
% change year-on-year - +5.89% +6.25%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Cisco
3 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (23.68%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (23.68%) DevOps
6 9 (23.68%) Python
6 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
6 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
7 8 (21.05%) Azure
8 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
8 7 (18.42%) Splunk
8 7 (18.42%) IaaS
8 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (18.42%) Skype
8 7 (18.42%) CCNA
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (18.42%) VMware
9 6 (15.79%) MPLS
9 6 (15.79%) vCenter Server
9 6 (15.79%) Office 365
9 6 (15.79%) SIEM
9 6 (15.79%) AWS

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 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Azure
2 7 (18.42%) IaaS
3 6 (15.79%) AWS
3 6 (15.79%) Office 365
3 6 (15.79%) PaaS
3 6 (15.79%) SaaS
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Functions
4 3 (7.89%) Serverless
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) Apigee
6 1 (2.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.63%) Datadog
6 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Kong
6 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 7 (18.42%) Skype
3 6 (15.79%) MPLS
4 5 (13.16%) BGP
4 5 (13.16%) Network Security
4 5 (13.16%) OSPF
5 4 (10.53%) Junos
5 4 (10.53%) RSVP
5 4 (10.53%) VPLS
6 3 (7.89%) DNS
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) VPN
6 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.26%) DHCP
7 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.63%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Aerospike
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
1 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
1 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.63%) Redis
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Games
3 3 (7.89%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Junior
4 4 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Python Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (7.89%) Lambda Expressions
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) CSS3
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) React
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
3 1 (2.63%) Vert.x
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) VMS
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.63%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps
3 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.79%) SIEM
5 5 (13.16%) Resource Allocation
5 5 (13.16%) Server Management
5 5 (13.16%) Server Patching
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Project Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Python
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.16%) VBScript
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Go
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) CCNA
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) CCSA
6 1 (2.63%) GCIA
6 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) COBIT
1 2 (5.26%) NIST
2 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.16%) vCloud
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Docker
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) vCenter Server
2 5 (13.16%) Ansible
2 5 (13.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (13.16%) WSUS
3 4 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.53%) Puppet
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.89%) Terraform
5 2 (5.26%) SCCM
6 1 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.63%) Consul
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.63%) Nagios
6 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
4 7 (18.42%) Splunk
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) Aruba
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.63%) CA
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) New Relic
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow