Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 52 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 126 92 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.77% 4.14% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% 34.20% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 73 43 53
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -20.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,150 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,450 £86,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71% +12.00%

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 324 269 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.26% 12.11% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 216 171 170
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,998 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -10.11% +15.58%
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,500 £27,425
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,350
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +10.39%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 67 (53.17%) Cisco
2 41 (32.54%) VPN
3 40 (31.75%) Windows
4 36 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 35 (27.78%) Hyper-V
5 35 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 33 (26.19%) Data Centre
7 30 (23.81%) Network Security
7 30 (23.81%) VMware
8 29 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (21.43%) DNS
9 27 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 26 (20.63%) CCNP
11 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
11 23 (18.25%) SQL
11 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (16.67%) Wireless
13 20 (15.87%) LAN
13 20 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
14 19 (15.08%) CheckPoint
14 19 (15.08%) Finance
15 18 (14.29%) Presales
16 17 (13.49%) WAN
16 17 (13.49%) Load Balancing
16 17 (13.49%) SCCM
16 17 (13.49%) SCOM
17 16 (12.70%) VLAN
18 15 (11.90%) F5
18 15 (11.90%) SIEM

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 27 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.38%) JBoss
4 2 (1.59%) Apache
4 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.59%) WildFly
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) nginx
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.94%) IaaS
3 10 (7.94%) PaaS
4 9 (7.14%) SaaS
5 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.59%) Office 365
7 2 (1.59%) Route 53
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.54%) VPN
2 30 (23.81%) Network Security
3 27 (21.43%) DNS
4 21 (16.67%) Wireless
5 20 (15.87%) LAN
6 17 (13.49%) WAN
7 16 (12.70%) VLAN
8 15 (11.90%) DHCP
9 11 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (7.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
11 9 (7.14%) Telepresence
11 9 (7.14%) Unified Communications
12 8 (6.35%) SAN
13 7 (5.56%) BGP
14 6 (4.76%) VoIP
15 5 (3.97%) MPLS
15 5 (3.97%) WLAN
16 4 (3.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.59%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.38%) Maven
2 3 (2.38%) Subversion
3 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.59%) Codeship
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.59%) Hudson
3 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.59%) Back Office
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (29.37%) Network Engineer
2 27 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (14.29%) Consultant
4 16 (12.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Security Consultant
7 10 (7.94%) Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.14%) IT Support
8 9 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
8 9 (7.14%) IT Technician
8 9 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 9 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) IT Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
2 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.59%) J2EE
2 2 (1.59%) LINQ
3 1 (0.79%) Flash
3 1 (0.79%) Java EE
3 1 (0.79%) jQuery
3 1 (0.79%) JSON
3 1 (0.79%) LAMP
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) RESTful
3 1 (0.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.32%) PKI
3 12 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (8.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.59%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.75%) Windows
2 35 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.11%) Linux
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.38%) Unix
8 2 (1.59%) CentOS
8 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) Presales
2 17 (13.49%) Load Balancing
3 15 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (11.90%) ITIL
3 15 (11.90%) SIEM
4 13 (10.32%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 12 (9.52%) Threat Management
6 11 (8.73%) Data Loss Prevention
6 11 (8.73%) Service Management
6 11 (8.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (7.14%) DevOps
7 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 8 (6.35%) Change Control
8 8 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.56%) Coaching
10 6 (4.76%) ITSM
11 5 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) SQL
2 8 (6.35%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.56%) Java
4 6 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.38%) Ruby
5 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.59%) C#
6 2 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (20.63%) CCNP
3 14 (11.11%) CCDP
4 12 (9.52%) CCNA
5 8 (6.35%) Degree
6 7 (5.56%) CCIE
6 7 (5.56%) CCSA
6 7 (5.56%) CCSE
6 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.76%) CCIE Security
8 4 (3.17%) AWS Certification
8 4 (3.17%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.59%) MCSA
10 2 (1.59%) MCSE
10 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.59%) VCAP
10 2 (1.59%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.59%) GCP
3 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.59%) RMADS
4 1 (0.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 20 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.76%) Docker
5 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.59%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.59%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Firmware
7 1 (0.79%) Postfix
7 1 (0.79%) vCloud
7 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) SCCM
1 17 (13.49%) SCOM
2 11 (8.73%) QRadar
3 7 (5.56%) Ansible
3 7 (5.56%) Puppet
4 6 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.97%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.59%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.59%) Packer
7 2 (1.59%) Terraform
8 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.79%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.79%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (53.17%) Cisco
2 30 (23.81%) VMware
3 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
4 19 (15.08%) CheckPoint
5 15 (11.90%) F5
6 11 (8.73%) Meraki
6 11 (8.73%) Qualys
6 11 (8.73%) Splunk
7 9 (7.14%) Juniper
7 9 (7.14%) Veeam
8 7 (5.56%) Dell
9 3 (2.38%) Brocade
9 3 (2.38%) HP
9 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.59%) Citrix
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle
10 2 (1.59%) SAP
11 1 (0.79%) Adobe
11 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat