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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 115 96
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 126 65 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.97% 1.61% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.42% 14.57% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 59 53 41
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £44,250 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
401 446 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 11.05% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 250 343 251
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +49 58 £38,750 -3.72% 9
Glasgow +37 48 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Aberdeen +26 13 £37,500 -1.96%
Dundee +3 7 - -
Fife +9 6 £37,500 +15.38%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £33,500 -
West Lothian +1 2 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 100 (49.26%) Windows
1 100 (49.26%) Cisco
2 55 (27.09%) WAN
3 54 (26.60%) Microsoft
3 54 (26.60%) Finance
4 52 (25.62%) MS Excel
5 50 (24.63%) ITIL
6 49 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (23.65%) VMware
7 48 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (22.66%) LAN
9 45 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (20.69%) CCNA
10 42 (20.69%) MPLS
11 41 (20.20%) Active Directory
12 38 (18.72%) Wireless
13 37 (18.23%) CheckPoint
13 37 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (17.73%) CCNP
15 35 (17.24%) SAN
15 35 (17.24%) MS Exchange
15 35 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
16 33 (16.26%) SIEM
17 32 (15.76%) Citrix
17 32 (15.76%) HP
18 31 (15.27%) Degree
19 30 (14.78%) Mentoring
19 30 (14.78%) VPN
19 30 (14.78%) Linux
20 29 (14.29%) DNS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 35 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.91%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.93%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.93%) JBoss
5 9 (4.43%) IIS
6 7 (3.45%) Lync
7 6 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.48%) Apache
10 2 (0.99%) nginx
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (25.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.48%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (27.09%) WAN
2 46 (22.66%) LAN
3 42 (20.69%) MPLS
4 38 (18.72%) Wireless
5 35 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 35 (17.24%) SAN
6 30 (14.78%) VPN
7 29 (14.29%) DNS
8 28 (13.79%) VoIP
9 27 (13.30%) Network Security
10 23 (11.33%) DHCP
10 23 (11.33%) TCP/IP
11 18 (8.87%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (6.90%) SSL
13 12 (5.91%) BGP
14 11 (5.42%) OSPF
14 11 (5.42%) DMZ
14 11 (5.42%) IP Telephony
15 10 (4.93%) SMTP
16 9 (4.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.46%) Big Data
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Maven
1 3 (1.48%) Gradle
1 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (26.60%) Finance
2 15 (7.39%) Retail
3 14 (6.90%) Law
3 14 (6.90%) Banking
4 6 (2.96%) Back Office
4 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (26.60%) Analyst
2 27 (13.30%) Network Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) Security Analyst
4 17 (8.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.40%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.40%) Network Specialist
6 12 (5.91%) Administrator
7 11 (5.42%) Network Analyst
8 10 (4.93%) Senior Network Specialist
8 10 (4.93%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (4.93%) Network Security Analyst
8 10 (4.93%) Security Operations Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.43%) Security Consultant
9 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) Consultant
9 9 (4.43%) Architect
10 8 (3.94%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Process Consultant
10 8 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.93%) JSP
1 10 (4.93%) SOAP
1 10 (4.93%) Struts
1 10 (4.93%) Hibernate
1 10 (4.93%) JSF
1 10 (4.93%) jQuery
1 10 (4.93%) JBoss Seam
1 10 (4.93%) Java EE 5
1 10 (4.93%) RichFaces
1 10 (4.93%) REST
1 10 (4.93%) JAX-RS
2 9 (4.43%) XML
3 7 (3.45%) Regular Expression
4 5 (2.46%) Middleware
5 4 (1.97%) X-Windows
5 4 (1.97%) Web Services
6 3 (1.48%) .NET
7 1 (0.49%) COM
7 1 (0.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.42%) Open Source
3 8 (3.94%) Online Banking
4 7 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.96%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.46%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.48%) Kindle
7 3 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.48%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.48%) Clustering
7 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.99%) Replication
8 2 (0.99%) CMDB
8 2 (0.99%) Statistics
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) DataPower
9 1 (0.49%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 100 (49.26%) Windows
2 48 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (14.78%) Linux
5 25 (12.32%) UNIX
6 22 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.91%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.45%) CentOS
9 6 (2.96%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.46%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.48%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.63%) ITIL
2 33 (16.26%) SIEM
3 30 (14.78%) Mentoring
4 28 (13.79%) Service Delivery
5 17 (8.37%) Network Design
5 17 (8.37%) Network Management
6 14 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.42%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (4.93%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (4.43%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.43%) Change Control
12 8 (3.94%) Analytics
12 8 (3.94%) Security Testing
12 8 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.94%) CRM
13 7 (3.45%) Change Management
13 7 (3.45%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.37%) PowerShell
2 16 (7.88%) Java
3 13 (6.40%) SQL
4 10 (4.93%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.93%) VB
4 10 (4.93%) VBA
5 9 (4.43%) Python
6 5 (2.46%) Perl
7 3 (1.48%) PHP
7 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) VBScript
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (20.69%) CCNA
3 36 (17.73%) CCNP
4 31 (15.27%) Degree
5 20 (9.85%) CISSP
6 18 (8.87%) CEH
7 17 (8.37%) GIAC
8 10 (4.93%) SSCP
9 8 (3.94%) CISA
9 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (3.94%) CCSA
9 8 (3.94%) GCIA
9 8 (3.94%) CCSE
10 6 (2.96%) MCSE
10 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.96%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.48%) MCITP
11 3 (1.48%) MCSA
11 3 (1.48%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.30%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 41 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.81%) vSphere
4 23 (11.33%) Hyper-V
5 10 (4.93%) XenApp
6 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.97%) NFS
7 3 (1.48%) LXC
7 3 (1.48%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.91%) SCOM
2 11 (5.42%) SCCM
3 9 (4.43%) Puppet
4 7 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.48%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.48%) Nagios
6 3 (1.48%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.48%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.49%) OPNET
7 1 (0.49%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) Cacti
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 100 (49.26%) Cisco
2 54 (26.60%) Microsoft
3 48 (23.65%) VMware
4 37 (18.23%) CheckPoint
5 32 (15.76%) Citrix
5 32 (15.76%) HP
6 20 (9.85%) SonicWALL
7 19 (9.36%) SolarWinds
7 19 (9.36%) Juniper
8 18 (8.87%) Dell
9 17 (8.37%) F5
10 15 (7.39%) Red Hat
11 13 (6.40%) Oracle
12 12 (5.91%) Fortinet
13 10 (4.93%) Sybase
13 10 (4.93%) Cognos
14 9 (4.43%) McAfee
15 7 (3.45%) Riverbed
16 5 (2.46%) LogRhythm
16 5 (2.46%) Sourcefire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent training
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Great Holidays
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Unrivalled Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 26 days ago