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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.13% 1.54% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 11.43% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £44,250 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.50% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
11 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.19% 13.51% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 37
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WLAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
1 8 (72.73%) Security Consultant
2 7 (63.64%) Process Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Debian
1 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
1 1 (9.09%) BCP
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
1 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
1 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft