Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 103 50
Rank change year-on-year +63 -53 +47
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 131 53 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.25% 2.01% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.23% 16.61% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 98 19 42
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -10.11%
10th Percentile £31,775 £31,200 £29,400
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,250 £71,125
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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 303 319 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.14% 12.12% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 226 212 150
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £30,000 £27,275
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,125 £67,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 64 (48.85%) Network Security
2 47 (35.88%) Threat Management
3 46 (35.11%) Security Operations
3 46 (35.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 46 (35.11%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (35.11%) SIEM
4 45 (34.35%) Splunk
4 45 (34.35%) Vulnerability Management
4 45 (34.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 44 (33.59%) QRadar
5 44 (33.59%) Data Loss Prevention
5 44 (33.59%) Qualys
5 44 (33.59%) PKI
6 42 (32.06%) Data Centre
7 38 (29.01%) Cisco
8 33 (25.19%) Linux
9 30 (22.90%) Windows
10 27 (20.61%) Finance
11 25 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (17.56%) CCNP
13 21 (16.03%) Juniper
14 20 (15.27%) LAN
14 20 (15.27%) WAN
14 20 (15.27%) Wireless
15 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (13.74%) ITIL
16 17 (12.98%) Windows Server
17 16 (12.21%) SLA
18 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.45%) VMware

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 5 (3.82%) JBoss
1 5 (3.82%) nginx
2 4 (3.05%) Apache
2 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.05%) WildFly
3 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.87%) SaaS
4 8 (6.11%) IaaS
5 4 (3.05%) Akamai
6 3 (2.29%) Office 365
7 2 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.76%) Route 53
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (48.85%) Network Security
2 20 (15.27%) LAN
2 20 (15.27%) WAN
2 20 (15.27%) Wireless
3 14 (10.69%) VoIP
4 11 (8.40%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.63%) Wireshark
6 9 (6.87%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (6.87%) DNS
6 9 (6.87%) HTTP
6 9 (6.87%) Kerberos
7 8 (6.11%) VPN
8 6 (4.58%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (4.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (4.58%) VLAN
9 5 (3.82%) Asterisk PBX
9 5 (3.82%) Ethernet
9 5 (3.82%) H.323
9 5 (3.82%) PBX
10 4 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Subversion
2 9 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.34%) Maven
4 5 (3.82%) Phabricator
5 4 (3.05%) Fiddler
5 4 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.29%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.29%) GitLab
6 3 (2.29%) GoCD
6 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (20.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (38.93%) Consultant
2 44 (33.59%) Security Consultant
3 30 (22.90%) IT Consultant
3 30 (22.90%) IT Security Consultant
4 19 (14.50%) Senior Consultant
5 15 (11.45%) Senior IT Consultant
5 15 (11.45%) Senior IT Security Consultant
5 15 (11.45%) Senior Security Consultant
6 14 (10.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 14 (10.69%) Managing Consultant
7 12 (9.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (9.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (9.16%) Network Engineer
8 11 (8.40%) Project Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Architect
9 8 (6.11%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.11%) Service Manager
9 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Firewall Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) LAMP
2 6 (4.58%) Web Services
3 5 (3.82%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.82%) FreeSWITCH
4 4 (3.05%) OAuth
4 4 (3.05%) OAuth2
4 4 (3.05%) SAML
5 3 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.76%) Flash
6 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 45 (34.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 44 (33.59%) PKI
4 42 (32.06%) Data Centre
5 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.82%) Robotics
7 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.76%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.76%) Fintech
9 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) iPhone
9 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.19%) Linux
2 30 (22.90%) Windows
3 17 (12.98%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.58%) Debian
5 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.05%) Unix
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.76%) Android
9 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.88%) Threat Management
2 46 (35.11%) Cybersecurity
2 46 (35.11%) Security Operations
2 46 (35.11%) SIEM
3 45 (34.35%) Vulnerability Management
4 44 (33.59%) Data Loss Prevention
5 18 (13.74%) ITIL
5 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.45%) Presales
6 15 (11.45%) Service Management
7 13 (9.92%) DevOps
8 12 (9.16%) Coaching
9 10 (7.63%) ITSM
10 9 (6.87%) Change Management
10 9 (6.87%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.87%) Open Source
11 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.11%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (6.11%) Project Management
11 8 (6.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.58%) SQL
3 5 (3.82%) Java
3 5 (3.82%) Python
4 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.29%) PHP
6 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (19.08%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (17.56%) CCNP
3 12 (9.16%) CCNA
4 11 (8.40%) Degree
4 11 (8.40%) JNCIP
5 7 (5.34%) CCIE
5 7 (5.34%) CCIE Security
5 7 (5.34%) CCSA
5 7 (5.34%) CCSE
6 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.05%) CCDP
7 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.29%) CISSP
9 2 (1.53%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.53%) CISM
9 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.53%) PMP
10 1 (0.76%) GIAC
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) COBIT
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.58%) Postfix
4 5 (3.82%) Docker
4 5 (3.82%) Dovecot
4 5 (3.82%) iptables
4 5 (3.82%) QEMU
4 5 (3.82%) VirtualBox
4 5 (3.82%) Xen
5 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.53%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 44 (33.59%) QRadar
2 8 (6.11%) Ansible
3 7 (5.34%) FortiGate
4 5 (3.82%) Proxmox
5 4 (3.05%) Kibana
5 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.05%) Puppet
6 3 (2.29%) Packer
6 3 (2.29%) Terraform
7 2 (1.53%) SCCM
7 2 (1.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (34.35%) Splunk
2 44 (33.59%) Qualys
3 38 (29.01%) Cisco
4 21 (16.03%) Juniper
5 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
5 15 (11.45%) VMware
6 12 (9.16%) CheckPoint
7 11 (8.40%) F5
8 7 (5.34%) Blue Coat
8 7 (5.34%) Zscaler
9 3 (2.29%) Brocade
9 3 (2.29%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.53%) Google
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle
10 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.53%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.76%) Apple
11 1 (0.76%) Citrix
11 1 (0.76%) IBM
11 1 (0.76%) Sophos