The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 42 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.57% 4.55% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.06% 36.09% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 20
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £21,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £59,750 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
132 169 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.72% 12.61% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 97 102 82
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 48 (57.14%) Cisco
2 39 (46.43%) Windows
3 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.76%) Finance
5 24 (28.57%) WAN
5 24 (28.57%) Network Security
6 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
7 22 (26.19%) LAN
8 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 20 (23.81%) ITIL
9 17 (20.24%) Network Design
9 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
10 14 (16.67%) DNS
10 14 (16.67%) F5
11 13 (15.48%) Data Centre
11 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
11 13 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (15.48%) VBScript
12 12 (14.29%) VPN
12 12 (14.29%) Wireless
12 12 (14.29%) Fortinet
13 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (13.10%) Unix
13 11 (13.10%) Linux
14 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
14 10 (11.90%) SQL
14 10 (11.90%) CCNP
14 10 (11.90%) HP
14 10 (11.90%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.33%) IIS
1 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) SaaS
3 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.57%) IaaS
5 2 (2.38%) GitHub
5 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.38%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (2.38%) Heroku
5 2 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) Network Security
1 24 (28.57%) WAN
2 22 (26.19%) LAN
3 14 (16.67%) DNS
4 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.29%) VPN
5 12 (14.29%) Wireless
6 11 (13.10%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (11.90%) MPLS
8 9 (10.71%) DHCP
9 8 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (9.52%) VoIP
10 5 (5.95%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (5.95%) Internet
10 5 (5.95%) LDAP
10 5 (5.95%) Skype
11 4 (4.76%) BIG-IP
11 4 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
2 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Publishing
3 3 (3.57%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) Analyst
2 16 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) IT Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 6 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Firewall Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.38%) Java EE
2 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) COM
3 1 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.38%) Blog
2 2 (2.38%) Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Unix
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) Network Design
3 9 (10.71%) Change Control
3 9 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.52%) Anomaly Detection
4 8 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
4 8 (9.52%) Information Security
4 8 (9.52%) QMS
4 8 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 7 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 6 (7.14%) Web Development
7 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.95%) BCP
7 5 (5.95%) Business Continuity
7 5 (5.95%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (5.95%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.48%) VBScript
3 10 (11.90%) SQL
4 8 (9.52%) Python
5 7 (8.33%) C#
5 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.33%) Perl
6 5 (5.95%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.90%) CCNP
3 5 (5.95%) CCIE
3 5 (5.95%) JNCIE
4 4 (4.76%) CCNA
5 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.38%) Degree
6 2 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (1.19%) MCSE
7 1 (1.19%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.95%) ProxySG
4 5 (5.95%) vSphere
5 4 (4.76%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
2 6 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.38%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
4 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) MOM
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Cisco
2 23 (27.38%) CheckPoint
3 20 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.67%) F5
5 12 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 10 (11.90%) HP
6 10 (11.90%) VMware
7 9 (10.71%) Sourcefire
8 8 (9.52%) Juniper
9 5 (5.95%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.95%) Symantec
10 4 (4.76%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.57%) NEC
12 2 (2.38%) Avaya
12 2 (2.38%) Google
12 2 (2.38%) Oracle
12 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.38%) Sage
12 2 (2.38%) Sybase
13 1 (1.19%) Draytek
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