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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 11 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% 0.63% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% 6.25% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £44,250 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.08% -28.23%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
9 32 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 16.07% 10.09% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 43
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (50.00%) Cisco
1 10 (50.00%) CCNA
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
2 9 (45.00%) CCNP
2 9 (45.00%) Wireless
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) VoIP
4 7 (35.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) Dell
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) SLA
4 7 (35.00%) MPLS
4 7 (35.00%) Network Management
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) Network Design
4 7 (35.00%) SonicWALL
5 6 (30.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.00%) WLAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) Data Centre

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Wireless
2 7 (35.00%) MPLS
2 7 (35.00%) VoIP
3 6 (30.00%) Network Security
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.00%) WLAN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
1 10 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (45.00%) Process Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Statistics
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Debian
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (35.00%) Network Design
1 7 (35.00%) Network Management
1 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.00%) CRM
2 1 (5.00%) BCP
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNA
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) HP
3 7 (35.00%) Dell
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago