The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 92 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 75 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.26% 2.25% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.94% 20.72% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 58
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £28,250 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
431 362 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.36% 10.88% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 289 241 292
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £52,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Firewall
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Scotland

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Scotland

Firewall
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 36 £45,000 +21.96% 5
Glasgow -6 25 £38,750 +9.15% 6
Aberdeen +16 8 £37,500 +6.38% 5
North Lanarkshire -1 3 £45,000 +51.26% 1
Fife - 2 £48,750 -
Firewall
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 106 (60.92%) Windows
2 71 (40.80%) Cisco
3 54 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 53 (30.46%) Finance
5 49 (28.16%) VMware
6 47 (27.01%) MS Exchange
7 46 (26.44%) WAN
8 45 (25.86%) ITIL
9 44 (25.29%) VPN
9 44 (25.29%) Degree
10 43 (24.71%) TCP/IP
11 42 (24.14%) Active Directory
12 40 (22.99%) Linux
13 39 (22.41%) MS Excel
13 39 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (20.69%) LAN
15 34 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 33 (18.97%) SAN
17 32 (18.39%) UNIX
17 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
17 32 (18.39%) Intrusion Detection
18 31 (17.82%) DNS
19 29 (16.67%) HP
20 28 (16.09%) Citrix
20 28 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (16.09%) Information Security
20 28 (16.09%) Hyper-V
21 26 (14.94%) Management Information System
22 25 (14.37%) CISSP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 47 (27.01%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.49%) IIS
4 13 (7.47%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.75%) Lync
6 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.17%) JBoss
8 7 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.30%) Apache
11 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.57%) nginx
13 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.57%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.75%) Office 365
2 6 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.87%) IaaS
4 3 (1.72%) SaaS
4 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.44%) WAN
2 44 (25.29%) VPN
3 43 (24.71%) TCP/IP
4 36 (20.69%) LAN
5 33 (18.97%) SAN
6 32 (18.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 31 (17.82%) DNS
8 24 (13.79%) Network Security
9 23 (13.22%) VLAN
9 23 (13.22%) VoIP
10 22 (12.64%) Wireless
11 20 (11.49%) DMZ
12 18 (10.34%) MPLS
13 15 (8.62%) Internet
14 14 (8.05%) SSL
15 12 (6.90%) DHCP
16 11 (6.32%) BGP
17 10 (5.75%) IP Telephony
17 10 (5.75%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (5.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (30.46%) Finance
2 17 (9.77%) Law
3 11 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.75%) Legal
5 5 (2.87%) Advertising
6 3 (1.72%) Games
7 2 (1.15%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (35.63%) Analyst
2 37 (21.26%) Security Analyst
3 16 (9.20%) Support Analyst
3 16 (9.20%) Network Engineer
4 14 (8.05%) Security Specialist
5 13 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.32%) Consultant
7 10 (5.75%) Administrator
8 9 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (5.17%) Information Security Specialist
8 9 (5.17%) Information Specialist
9 7 (4.02%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (4.02%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Network Specialist
10 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (3.45%) Technical Manager
10 6 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 6 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) Regular Expression
2 13 (7.47%) JSP
2 13 (7.47%) XML
3 12 (6.90%) SOAP
4 10 (5.75%) REST
5 9 (5.17%) RichFaces
5 9 (5.17%) jQuery
5 9 (5.17%) JBoss Seam
5 9 (5.17%) Java EE 5
5 9 (5.17%) JAX-RS
5 9 (5.17%) Struts
5 9 (5.17%) Hibernate
5 9 (5.17%) JSF
6 6 (3.45%) MSMQ
7 4 (2.30%) Web Services
7 4 (2.30%) COM
7 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.15%) XSL
9 2 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.94%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.05%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.90%) Replication
3 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.32%) Visualisation
4 11 (6.32%) Open Source
5 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.45%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.87%) DataPower
8 4 (2.30%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.30%) CMDB
8 4 (2.30%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.72%) Clustering
9 3 (1.72%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.57%) Wiki
10 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 106 (60.92%) Windows
2 40 (22.99%) Linux
3 34 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (18.39%) UNIX
6 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.17%) Ubuntu
8 9 (5.17%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.02%) HPUX
10 6 (3.45%) Windows 2000
10 6 (3.45%) Windows Phone
10 6 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (3.45%) CentOS
11 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.72%) OS/2
12 3 (1.72%) Solaris
13 1 (0.57%) AIX
13 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.86%) ITIL
2 28 (16.09%) Information Security
3 21 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 18 (10.34%) SIEM
5 15 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.47%) Project Management
6 13 (7.47%) Security Management
6 13 (7.47%) Load Balancing
7 11 (6.32%) Analytics
7 11 (6.32%) CRM
8 10 (5.75%) Information Security Management
8 10 (5.75%) Workflow
8 10 (5.75%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.75%) ISMS
9 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.17%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (5.17%) ERP
10 8 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.60%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.60%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.77%) SQL
2 16 (9.20%) Java
3 14 (8.05%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.75%) VB
4 10 (5.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.17%) VBA
6 8 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.45%) Perl
8 5 (2.87%) Python
8 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.30%) Ruby
10 2 (1.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) VBScript
11 1 (0.57%) C
11 1 (0.57%) C#
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (25.29%) Degree
2 28 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (14.37%) CISSP
4 24 (13.79%) CEH
5 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (12.64%) CCNA
6 15 (8.62%) MCSE
7 14 (8.05%) CCNP
7 14 (8.05%) GIAC
8 11 (6.32%) SSCP
8 11 (6.32%) MCSA
9 8 (4.60%) GCIA
9 8 (4.60%) Security Cleared
10 6 (3.45%) APMP
10 6 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.30%) MCITP
11 4 (2.30%) GSEC
11 4 (2.30%) GCIH
11 4 (2.30%) GWAPT
11 4 (2.30%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) SLA
2 11 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (1.15%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 39 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.47%) vSphere
5 11 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.75%) XenApp
7 6 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.72%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.72%) NFS
8 3 (1.72%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.57%) XenServer
9 1 (0.57%) KVM
9 1 (0.57%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 11 (6.32%) SCCM
2 8 (4.60%) Nagios
3 6 (3.45%) Puppet
3 6 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.30%) Salt
4 4 (2.30%) SCOM
4 4 (2.30%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.72%) Cacti
5 3 (1.72%) Windows Intune
5 3 (1.72%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.15%) HP NNM
6 2 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.57%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.57%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.57%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 71 (40.80%) Cisco
2 54 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.16%) VMware
4 29 (16.67%) HP
5 28 (16.09%) Citrix
6 24 (13.79%) Oracle
7 20 (11.49%) Red Hat
8 15 (8.62%) Juniper
9 12 (6.90%) IBM
10 11 (6.32%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.17%) Cognos
11 9 (5.17%) Sybase
12 7 (4.02%) Avaya
12 7 (4.02%) SonicWALL
13 6 (3.45%) Rackspace
13 6 (3.45%) Clearswift
13 6 (3.45%) BT
13 6 (3.45%) Brocade
13 6 (3.45%) Fujitsu
13 6 (3.45%) Dell
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