The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 58 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 43 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.60% 1.96% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.16% 19.18% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 6
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £38,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 146 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.54% 10.23% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 88 94 90
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Firewall
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Glasgow region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Glasgow

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 34 (39.08%) WAN
1 34 (39.08%) Cisco
1 34 (39.08%) Network Security
2 33 (37.93%) Windows
3 29 (33.33%) LAN
4 26 (29.89%) ITIL
5 25 (28.74%) VPN
6 23 (26.44%) DHCP
6 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
6 23 (26.44%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (26.44%) CheckPoint
6 23 (26.44%) VMware
7 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (22.99%) SQL
8 20 (22.99%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
9 19 (21.84%) CCNA
9 19 (21.84%) DNS
10 16 (18.39%) Wireless
10 16 (18.39%) MPLS
11 15 (17.24%) SAN
11 15 (17.24%) F5
12 14 (16.09%) Fortinet
12 14 (16.09%) SSL
12 14 (16.09%) McAfee
13 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
13 13 (14.94%) SCCM
13 13 (14.94%) SCOM
14 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
14 12 (13.79%) SolarWinds

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.45%) IIS
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (39.08%) WAN
1 34 (39.08%) Network Security
2 29 (33.33%) LAN
3 25 (28.74%) VPN
4 23 (26.44%) DHCP
5 20 (22.99%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (21.84%) DNS
7 16 (18.39%) MPLS
7 16 (18.39%) Wireless
8 15 (17.24%) SAN
9 14 (16.09%) SSL
10 12 (13.79%) EIGRP
10 12 (13.79%) HSRP
11 11 (12.64%) TACACS
11 11 (12.64%) Internet
12 10 (11.49%) WLAN
12 10 (11.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (10.34%) IP Telephony
14 8 (9.20%) IPsec
14 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Maven
1 2 (2.30%) Gradle
1 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Law
3 8 (9.20%) Back Office
4 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Network Engineer
3 19 (21.84%) Security Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Security Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Network Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Network Security Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Security Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) Security Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) Process Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (6.90%) Network Support
10 5 (5.75%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.75%) Security Operations Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 9 (10.34%) HTML
3 6 (6.90%) Web Services
4 4 (4.60%) X-Windows
5 2 (2.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.30%) Physics
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.05%) UNIX
6 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.30%) CentOS
7 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.30%) Android
7 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) Load Balancing
2 12 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (12.64%) SIEM
4 10 (11.49%) Change Control
4 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
4 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.75%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Open Source
9 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.60%) ITSM
9 4 (4.60%) Information Security
10 3 (3.45%) Change Management
11 2 (2.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) SQL
2 11 (12.64%) C#
3 9 (10.34%) C
3 9 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.90%) Java
5 2 (2.30%) C++
5 2 (2.30%) Python
5 2 (2.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (21.84%) CCNA
3 12 (13.79%) CCNP
4 9 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.75%) Degree
6 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCITP
7 1 (1.15%) HND
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CEH
7 1 (1.15%) CCA
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.49%) vSphere
5 9 (10.34%) XenApp
6 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) SCCM
1 13 (14.94%) SCOM
2 12 (13.79%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (10.34%) SCVMM
4 6 (6.90%) Puppet
5 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.30%) Ansible
6 2 (2.30%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.15%) WSUS
7 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Cisco
2 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.44%) CheckPoint
2 23 (26.44%) VMware
3 15 (17.24%) F5
4 14 (16.09%) Fortinet
4 14 (16.09%) McAfee
5 12 (13.79%) HP
5 12 (13.79%) Riverbed
5 12 (13.79%) SolarWinds
5 12 (13.79%) Oracle
6 10 (11.49%) Citrix
7 9 (10.34%) Mitel
8 4 (4.60%) Veritas
9 2 (2.30%) Google
9 2 (2.30%) Draytek
9 2 (2.30%) Splunk
9 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.30%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
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