Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 69 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -31 +49
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 80 90 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.35% 3.44% 5.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.00% 29.03% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 51
Edinburgh median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.06% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £48,438 £43,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.35% +14.47% -5.00%

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 250 310 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.47% 11.83% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 170 213 186
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,750 £65,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 46 (57.50%) Cisco
2 40 (50.00%) Network Security
3 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (43.75%) CCNP
5 33 (41.25%) LAN
5 33 (41.25%) Data Centre
6 32 (40.00%) WAN
7 31 (38.75%) Wireless
8 27 (33.75%) Presales
9 21 (26.25%) Technical Leadership
10 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (25.00%) Finance
10 20 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
11 19 (23.75%) Windows
12 16 (20.00%) CCDP
12 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 16 (20.00%) Wireless Security
13 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
15 12 (15.00%) Juniper
15 12 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
16 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
16 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (13.75%) Linux
17 10 (12.50%) SIEM
18 9 (11.25%) Google Cloud Platform
18 9 (11.25%) Security Operations
18 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (11.25%) Data Loss Prevention

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 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (3.75%) WildFly
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (11.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (7.50%) Office 365
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.00%) Network Security
2 33 (41.25%) LAN
3 32 (40.00%) WAN
4 31 (38.75%) Wireless
5 20 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 16 (20.00%) Wireless Security
7 14 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.75%) Telepresence
8 7 (8.75%) Unified Communications
8 7 (8.75%) VPN
9 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.75%) SAN
9 3 (3.75%) VoIP
10 2 (2.50%) Internet
10 2 (2.50%) MPLS
10 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.25%) BGP
11 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) GitLab
1 1 (1.25%) GoCD
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Maven
1 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Architect
2 23 (28.75%) Cisco Architect
2 23 (28.75%) Cisco Network Architect
2 23 (28.75%) Network Architect
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 16 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) IT Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Project Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (7.50%) PKI
3 6 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) Fintech
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) Unix
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) Presales
2 21 (26.25%) Technical Leadership
3 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (12.50%) SIEM
8 9 (11.25%) Data Loss Prevention
8 9 (11.25%) Security Operations
8 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.75%) Threat Management
10 6 (7.50%) ITIL
10 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
11 5 (6.25%) DevOps
11 5 (6.25%) Network Design
11 5 (6.25%) Project Management
12 4 (5.00%) Information Security
12 4 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
13 3 (3.75%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.25%) SQL
3 4 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.50%) Java
4 2 (2.50%) PHP
4 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (43.75%) CCNP
3 16 (20.00%) CCDP
4 8 (10.00%) CCNA
4 8 (10.00%) CISSP
5 7 (8.75%) CEH
6 5 (6.25%) SSCP
7 4 (5.00%) CCIE
7 4 (5.00%) CCIE Security
7 4 (5.00%) CCSA
7 4 (5.00%) CCSE
7 4 (5.00%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.75%) Degree
8 3 (3.75%) GIAC
8 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.75%) PMP
8 3 (3.75%) SANS
9 2 (2.50%) CHFI
9 2 (2.50%) CISA
9 2 (2.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) COBIT
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.50%) Docker
3 2 (2.50%) Firmware
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) QRadar
2 4 (5.00%) Ansible
2 4 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) Terraform
4 1 (1.25%) Grafana
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.25%) Packer
4 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (57.50%) Cisco
2 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
3 12 (15.00%) Juniper
4 8 (10.00%) F5
4 8 (10.00%) VMware
5 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.75%) Splunk
6 6 (7.50%) Qualys
7 5 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.00%) Zscaler
9 3 (3.75%) Citrix
9 3 (3.75%) HP
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle
10 2 (2.50%) Google
11 1 (1.25%) Apple
11 1 (1.25%) IBM
11 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm