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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 10 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.33% 2.84% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 76.19% 40.00% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 8
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
21 20 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.50% 7.09% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 29
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (66.67%) VoIP
1 18 (66.67%) SLA
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
1 18 (66.67%) CCNP
1 18 (66.67%) CCNA
1 18 (66.67%) HP
1 18 (66.67%) Dell
1 18 (66.67%) Citrix
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (66.67%) Juniper
1 18 (66.67%) MPLS
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 18 (66.67%) Wireless
1 18 (66.67%) Network Design
1 18 (66.67%) SonicWALL
1 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (66.67%) Network Management
1 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 18 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) CRM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (37.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) VoIP
1 18 (66.67%) MPLS
1 18 (66.67%) Wireless
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Specialist
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Network Specialist
3 9 (33.33%) Consultant
3 9 (33.33%) Security Consultant
4 8 (29.63%) Process Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 18 (66.67%) Network Design
1 18 (66.67%) Network Management
1 18 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (3.70%) CRM
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) CCNP
1 18 (66.67%) CCNA
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
1 18 (66.67%) HP
1 18 (66.67%) Dell
1 18 (66.67%) Citrix
1 18 (66.67%) Juniper
1 18 (66.67%) SonicWALL