The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 118 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 59 66 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 2.09% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.02% 14.07% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 71
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 469 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.11% 14.82% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 345 245 347
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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UK

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -28 17 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Edinburgh -20 16 £45,250 -4.73% 2
Aberdeen +5 10 £38,250 +9.28% 3
Highlands +14 4 £30,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 4 £30,000 -
Scottish Borders - 4 £30,000 -
Dundee +4 2 £27,000 -16.92%
Fife - 2 £32,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £45,000 -
West Lothian +17 1 £40,000 -
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 80 (54.05%) Windows
2 58 (39.19%) Cisco
3 49 (33.11%) VMware
4 43 (29.05%) VPN
5 42 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (24.32%) Linux
6 36 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 35 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (22.97%) Network Security
8 34 (22.97%) SQL Server
9 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
10 30 (20.27%) WAN
11 28 (18.92%) LAN
11 28 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP
12 27 (18.24%) ITIL
13 24 (16.22%) DNS
13 24 (16.22%) SAN
14 23 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (14.86%) CISSP
15 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (14.86%) Finance
16 21 (14.19%) MS Exchange
16 21 (14.19%) SIEM
16 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (13.51%) CCNA
18 19 (12.84%) GIAC
18 19 (12.84%) Juniper
19 18 (12.16%) Project Management
20 17 (11.49%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 21 (14.19%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.46%) SharePoint
3 12 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (7.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (4.05%) Apache
6 5 (3.38%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.70%) Lync
8 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.35%) nginx
9 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Office
2 8 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.05%) VPN
2 34 (22.97%) Network Security
3 30 (20.27%) WAN
4 28 (18.92%) LAN
5 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP
6 24 (16.22%) DNS
6 24 (16.22%) SAN
7 23 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (11.49%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (10.81%) tcpdump
10 15 (10.14%) OSPF
11 13 (8.78%) SSL
11 13 (8.78%) VoIP
12 11 (7.43%) SMTP
12 11 (7.43%) BGP
12 11 (7.43%) Internet
13 10 (6.76%) DHCP
14 9 (6.08%) Wireless
15 7 (4.73%) IPsec
15 7 (4.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.05%) MS Access
5 5 (3.38%) MySQL
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Electronics
3 3 (2.03%) Publishing
3 3 (2.03%) Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Analyst
2 20 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.49%) Network Analyst
4 15 (10.14%) Support Analyst
5 14 (9.46%) Network Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.76%) Security Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.08%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Administrator
9 8 (5.41%) Field Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.73%) Network Manager
11 6 (4.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Desktop Support
11 6 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) .NET
2 5 (3.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 3 (2.03%) HTML
3 3 (2.03%) LAMP
4 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.35%) JSF
4 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.35%) JSP
4 2 (1.35%) SOAP
4 2 (1.35%) Struts
4 2 (1.35%) Web Services
4 2 (1.35%) jQuery
4 2 (1.35%) JBoss Seam
4 2 (1.35%) Java EE 5
4 2 (1.35%) RichFaces
4 2 (1.35%) REST
4 2 (1.35%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Replication
2 7 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.05%) iPad
4 5 (3.38%) Clustering
5 4 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.68%) Statistics
8 1 (0.68%) CESG
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (54.05%) Windows
2 42 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (24.32%) Linux
4 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.46%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.43%) CentOS
8 9 (6.08%) Windows XP
9 7 (4.73%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.38%) UNIX
11 4 (2.70%) OS/2
12 3 (2.03%) Debian
13 2 (1.35%) Solaris
13 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.24%) ITIL
2 21 (14.19%) SIEM
3 18 (12.16%) Project Management
4 15 (10.14%) Security Testing
5 14 (9.46%) Problem Management
6 10 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.76%) Information Security
7 9 (6.08%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.08%) Workflow
7 9 (6.08%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.41%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 5 (3.38%) Change Management
10 5 (3.38%) Information Management
11 4 (2.70%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.70%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.70%) ERP
11 4 (2.70%) Network Management
11 4 (2.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.43%) SQL
2 8 (5.41%) Perl
3 7 (4.73%) C#
3 7 (4.73%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.38%) Python
4 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.70%) Ruby
5 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.03%) Java
6 3 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.03%) PHP
7 2 (1.35%) VBScript
7 2 (1.35%) VB
7 2 (1.35%) VBA
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (14.86%) CISSP
3 20 (13.51%) CCNA
4 19 (12.84%) GIAC
5 17 (11.49%) CEH
6 16 (10.81%) CISA
7 15 (10.14%) GCIA
7 15 (10.14%) CCNP
8 14 (9.46%) Degree
9 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (5.41%) MCSE
11 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.03%) MCITP
12 3 (2.03%) MCP
12 3 (2.03%) CCIE
13 2 (1.35%) MCSA
13 2 (1.35%) CCDA
13 2 (1.35%) SSCP
13 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.49%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.81%) vSphere
5 7 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (2.03%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.35%) XenServer
9 1 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.68%) Squid
9 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.68%) Openswan
9 1 (0.68%) KVM
9 1 (0.68%) Postfix
9 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (4.73%) Backup Exec
1 7 (4.73%) SCCM
2 6 (4.05%) SCOM
2 6 (4.05%) Nagios
2 6 (4.05%) Puppet
2 6 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.38%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.68%) Munin
6 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 58 (39.19%) Cisco
2 49 (33.11%) VMware
3 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
4 19 (12.84%) Juniper
5 17 (11.49%) Citrix
6 16 (10.81%) Red Hat
6 16 (10.81%) CheckPoint
7 14 (9.46%) HP
8 12 (8.11%) Oracle
9 9 (6.08%) Symantec
10 8 (5.41%) McAfee
10 8 (5.41%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.73%) F5
11 7 (4.73%) IBM
11 7 (4.73%) Dell
12 6 (4.05%) EMC
12 6 (4.05%) Kaspersky
13 5 (3.38%) BMC
13 5 (3.38%) NetApp
13 5 (3.38%) Nimsoft
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