The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 6 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.61% 2.85% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 76.47% 38.46% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 9
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
Firewall
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 26 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.10% 7.41% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 36
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Firewall
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Aberdeen region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
1 16 (64.00%) CCNP
1 16 (64.00%) CCNA
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (64.00%) Juniper
1 16 (64.00%) Wireless
2 15 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 15 (60.00%) MPLS
2 15 (60.00%) SLA
2 15 (60.00%) HP
2 15 (60.00%) Dell
2 15 (60.00%) Citrix
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) VoIP
2 15 (60.00%) Network Design
2 15 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (60.00%) Network Management
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.00%) BCP
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Data Mining

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Wireless
2 15 (60.00%) MPLS
2 15 (60.00%) VoIP
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Specialist
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 9 (36.00%) Security Consultant
3 9 (36.00%) Consultant
4 8 (32.00%) Process Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
1 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 15 (60.00%) Network Design
1 15 (60.00%) Network Management
1 15 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Change Management
2 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.00%) CRM
2 1 (4.00%) BCP
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) CCNP
1 16 (64.00%) CCNA
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCDP
2 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
1 16 (64.00%) Juniper
2 15 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 15 (60.00%) HP
2 15 (60.00%) Dell
2 15 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 4 days ago