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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 12 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 9 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.11% 2.72% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 75.00% 32.26% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 10
Average salary - £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
12 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 14.81% 8.45% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 36
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 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 13 (56.52%) Cisco
1 13 (56.52%) CCNP
1 13 (56.52%) CCNA
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (56.52%) Juniper
1 13 (56.52%) Wireless
2 12 (52.17%) Network Design
2 12 (52.17%) MPLS
2 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
2 12 (52.17%) SLA
2 12 (52.17%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) Dell
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) VoIP
2 12 (52.17%) SonicWALL
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (52.17%) Network Management
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
3 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) BCP
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Wireless
2 12 (52.17%) MPLS
2 12 (52.17%) VoIP
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) DMVPN
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Security Consultant
1 10 (43.48%) Consultant
2 9 (39.13%) Process Consultant
3 8 (34.78%) Senior Network Specialist
3 8 (34.78%) Network Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
1 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Network Design
1 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
1 12 (52.17%) Network Management
1 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.35%) Change Management
2 1 (4.35%) BCP
2 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CCNP
1 13 (56.52%) CCNA
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
1 13 (56.52%) Juniper
2 12 (52.17%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) Dell
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
2 12 (52.17%) SonicWALL
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago