Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 37 111
Rank change year-on-year -53 +74 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 68 121 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.51% 5.23% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.12% 41.30% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 34
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £39,528 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.52% -5.89% +12.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,100 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -

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 338 293 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.46% 12.66% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 220 176 197
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,400 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,050
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 30 (44.12%) Cisco
2 27 (39.71%) Finance
3 24 (35.29%) Windows
4 22 (32.35%) VMware
5 21 (30.88%) Load Balancing
6 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
7 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
8 16 (23.53%) SIEM
9 15 (22.06%) VPN
9 15 (22.06%) DNS
10 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.59%) CheckPoint
11 13 (19.12%) Linux
11 13 (19.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (19.12%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
12 12 (17.65%) ITIL
13 11 (16.18%) CCNP
13 11 (16.18%) SQL
13 11 (16.18%) Network Security
13 11 (16.18%) F5
14 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.71%) BGP
15 9 (13.24%) DHCP

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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.47%) JBoss
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) DNS
1 15 (22.06%) VPN
2 13 (19.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (16.18%) Network Security
4 10 (14.71%) BGP
4 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.24%) DHCP
5 9 (13.24%) LAN
6 8 (11.76%) VLAN
6 8 (11.76%) VoIP
6 8 (11.76%) WAN
7 7 (10.29%) BIG-IP
7 7 (10.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (8.82%) EIGRP
9 5 (7.35%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (7.35%) MPLS
9 5 (7.35%) OSPF
9 5 (7.35%) SAN
9 5 (7.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.94%) Hudson
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Graduate
3 13 (19.12%) IT Graduate
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Network Support
8 2 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Network Support
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Java EE
1 1 (1.47%) jQuery
1 1 (1.47%) RESTful
1 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) PKI
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Windows Server
3 13 (19.12%) Linux
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.35%) Unix
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.47%) CentOS
9 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Load Balancing
2 16 (23.53%) SIEM
3 13 (19.12%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (17.65%) ITIL
5 8 (11.76%) DevOps
6 5 (7.35%) Change Control
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.88%) Network Design
7 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) Change Management
8 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.41%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.94%) Network Segmentation
9 2 (2.94%) Scrum
9 2 (2.94%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.41%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) Python
4 2 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.18%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) CCIE
3 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) CCDP
5 3 (4.41%) CCSA
5 3 (4.41%) CCSE
6 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 2 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) MCSE
7 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
3 2 (2.94%) Firmware
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) SCOM
3 5 (7.35%) Ansible
3 5 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.35%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.94%) Iperf
4 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.94%) Packer
4 2 (2.94%) Terraform
5 1 (1.47%) Cacti
5 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.47%) Graphite
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) QRadar
5 1 (1.47%) RANCID
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) Cisco
2 22 (32.35%) VMware
3 14 (20.59%) CheckPoint
3 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.18%) F5
5 5 (7.35%) Meraki
6 4 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.94%) Juniper
7 2 (2.94%) Varonis
8 1 (1.47%) Adobe
8 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.47%) Charles River
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) Huawei
8 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.47%) Splunk