Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 60 78
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -35
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 95 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.52% 3.75% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.97% 34.67% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 34
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25% -
10th Percentile £35,300 £33,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £82,500 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £49,375 £43,500
% change year-on-year -8.86% +13.51% +12.99%

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 252 274 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.16% 10.82% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 127 194 215
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £29,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £64,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 29 (39.73%) Cisco
2 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) SIEM
3 25 (34.25%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (31.51%) Finance
5 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.03%) Palo Alto
6 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
7 17 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (23.29%) Network Security
7 17 (23.29%) VPN
8 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (20.55%) Splunk
9 15 (20.55%) Ansible
9 15 (20.55%) Linux
10 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
10 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (19.18%) Security Architecture
10 14 (19.18%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (17.81%) CyberArk
11 13 (17.81%) Threat Management
11 13 (17.81%) Security Operations
11 13 (17.81%) Data Loss Prevention
11 13 (17.81%) ServiceNow
11 13 (17.81%) Analytics
11 13 (17.81%) Data Security
11 13 (17.81%) PCI DSS
11 13 (17.81%) Symantec
11 13 (17.81%) IBM
11 13 (17.81%) Python

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 12 (16.44%) IBM HTTP Server
2 10 (13.70%) IIS
2 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Azure
1 10 (13.70%) GitHub
2 9 (12.33%) IaaS
3 4 (5.48%) AWS
4 3 (4.11%) Office 365
4 3 (4.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.37%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.37%) PaaS
5 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) Network Security
1 17 (23.29%) VPN
2 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (16.44%) HTTP
4 10 (13.70%) DNS
5 9 (12.33%) WAN
6 8 (10.96%) DHCP
6 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.22%) LAN
7 6 (8.22%) VLAN
8 5 (6.85%) MPLS
8 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.48%) Wireless
10 3 (4.11%) BGP
10 3 (4.11%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (4.11%) Junos
10 3 (4.11%) OSPF
10 3 (4.11%) RSVP
10 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.11%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.74%) Redis
3 1 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Git (software)
1 10 (13.70%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.96%) IBM UrbanCode
2 8 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Law
3 10 (13.70%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Analyst
1 13 (17.81%) Firewall Engineer
1 13 (17.81%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Network Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) IT Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Security Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Data Centre Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Data Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Cisco Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
1 10 (13.70%) Node.js
2 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.11%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.74%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.74%) JDBC
4 2 (2.74%) JMS
4 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.37%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.55%) Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.74%) Unix
8 1 (1.37%) VMS
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) SIEM
2 25 (34.25%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.29%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (19.18%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (19.18%) Security Architecture
5 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (17.81%) Analytics
6 13 (17.81%) Data Loss Prevention
6 13 (17.81%) Data Security
6 13 (17.81%) Security Operations
6 13 (17.81%) Threat Management
7 12 (16.44%) DevOps
7 12 (16.44%) Information Security
7 12 (16.44%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (15.07%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
9 10 (13.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) Python
2 10 (13.70%) Groovy
2 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) Java
4 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) Go
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.59%) CCNP
3 6 (8.22%) CCNA
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.74%) CCIE
5 2 (2.74%) CCSA
5 2 (2.74%) CCSE
5 2 (2.74%) CCSM
5 2 (2.74%) CISSP
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) CISMP
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.37%) GCIA
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) Docker
3 8 (10.96%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) vCloud
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Ansible
2 12 (16.44%) Kubernetes
3 8 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.22%) Terraform
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
5 3 (4.11%) Stealthwatch
6 2 (2.74%) Grafana
6 2 (2.74%) Prometheus
6 2 (2.74%) WSUS
6 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.37%) SCCM
7 1 (1.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Cisco
2 19 (26.03%) Palo Alto
3 15 (20.55%) Splunk
4 13 (17.81%) CyberArk
4 13 (17.81%) IBM
4 13 (17.81%) ServiceNow
4 13 (17.81%) Symantec
5 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.22%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.85%) Juniper
7 5 (6.85%) Meraki
7 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.11%) Aruba
8 3 (4.11%) HP
8 3 (4.11%) IronPort
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle
9 2 (2.74%) VMware
10 1 (1.37%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.37%) Sophos