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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 53 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.52% 3.10% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.50% 30.60% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 16
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 134 178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.83% 10.14% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 89 96
Median salary £47,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 71 (64.55%) Cisco
2 47 (42.73%) Finance
3 40 (36.36%) Windows
4 38 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (30.91%) Windows Server
6 32 (29.09%) Data Centre
7 29 (26.36%) WAN
8 27 (24.55%) CheckPoint
9 25 (22.73%) CCNP
10 24 (21.82%) LAN
11 22 (20.00%) Network Security
12 21 (19.09%) Wireless
12 21 (19.09%) Linux
12 21 (19.09%) CCNA
13 20 (18.18%) F5
14 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
14 19 (17.27%) VMware
15 18 (16.36%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (15.45%) Splunk
17 16 (14.55%) OSPF
17 16 (14.55%) BGP
17 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.55%) VPN
17 16 (14.55%) DevOps
18 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
18 15 (13.64%) Citrix
18 15 (13.64%) Fortinet
18 15 (13.64%) Degree
19 14 (12.73%) MPLS
20 13 (11.82%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related 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 9 (8.18%) IIS
2 8 (7.27%) Apache
2 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.91%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) JBoss
7 1 (0.91%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.36%) WAN
2 24 (21.82%) LAN
3 22 (20.00%) Network Security
4 21 (19.09%) Wireless
5 18 (16.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (14.55%) BGP
6 16 (14.55%) OSPF
6 16 (14.55%) VPN
7 15 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 14 (12.73%) MPLS
9 13 (11.82%) DNS
10 12 (10.91%) Internet
10 12 (10.91%) SAN
11 11 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (10.00%) EIGRP
12 9 (8.18%) NAS
13 8 (7.27%) Wireshark
14 7 (6.36%) IP Telephony
14 7 (6.36%) iSCSI
14 7 (6.36%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) MySQL
1 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 47 (42.73%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 10 (9.09%) Retail
4 9 (8.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (6.36%) Games
6 4 (3.64%) Law
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.91%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.18%) Analyst
3 13 (11.82%) Consultant
3 13 (11.82%) Network Consultant
4 12 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Graduate
6 9 (8.18%) Network Security Consultant
6 9 (8.18%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Graduate Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) SOC Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Network Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) Web Services
2 7 (6.36%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.36%) LAMP
3 5 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 5 (4.55%) PKI
4 5 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.73%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Windows
2 34 (30.91%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.09%) Linux
4 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (6.36%) Ubuntu
7 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.73%) Unix
9 2 (1.82%) CentOS
9 2 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.55%) DevOps
2 11 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (9.09%) SIEM
4 9 (8.18%) Network Design
4 9 (8.18%) Security Operations
4 9 (8.18%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (7.27%) Change Management
5 8 (7.27%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (7.27%) Disruptive Innovation
5 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 8 (7.27%) ITIL
6 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.36%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (6.36%) Open Source
6 7 (6.36%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (4.55%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.00%) C#
3 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.36%) Python
3 7 (6.36%) SQL
4 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (22.73%) CCNP
3 21 (19.09%) CCNA
4 15 (13.64%) Degree
5 11 (10.00%) CCSE
6 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (8.18%) CCSA
7 9 (8.18%) CCSP
7 9 (8.18%) MCSE
8 5 (4.55%) CCIE
9 2 (1.82%) CCDA
9 2 (1.82%) CCDP
9 2 (1.82%) CISSP
9 2 (1.82%) MCITP
9 2 (1.82%) MCP
9 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.91%) CISM
10 1 (0.91%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.91%) LPIC
10 1 (0.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.91%) COBIT
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) vSphere
4 3 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.73%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.82%) UAG
6 1 (0.91%) NFS
6 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.27%) Puppet
3 7 (6.36%) Cacti
3 7 (6.36%) Check_MK
3 7 (6.36%) Nagios
4 6 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.82%) vRealize
7 1 (0.91%) Ansible
7 1 (0.91%) Iperf
Vendors
1 71 (64.55%) Cisco
2 27 (24.55%) CheckPoint
3 20 (18.18%) F5
4 19 (17.27%) VMware
5 17 (15.45%) Splunk
6 16 (14.55%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.64%) Citrix
7 15 (13.64%) Fortinet
8 12 (10.91%) Palo Alto
9 10 (9.09%) SolarWinds
10 9 (8.18%) Juniper
11 8 (7.27%) EMC
12 7 (6.36%) Brocade
12 7 (6.36%) Percona
12 7 (6.36%) Riverbed
13 6 (5.45%) Intel Security
14 5 (4.55%) NetApp
14 5 (4.55%) Perforce
15 4 (3.64%) WatchGuard
16 3 (2.73%) SonicWALL
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