The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.37% 2.80% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 18.37% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% +88.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.07% 15.26% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 43
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £53,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Scotland

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 29 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
5 4 (36.36%) Replication
5 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (36.36%) CentOS
5 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) Information Management
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) VSAT
4 1 (9.09%) Intranet
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya