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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 120 92
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 116 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.93% 1.38% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.82% 13.18% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 39
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
389 402 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.17% 10.49% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 263 298 222
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,515 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +55 52 £40,000 +8.41% 5
Glasgow +41 50 £52,500 +54.41% 8
Aberdeen +18 9 - - 1
Highlands +1 2 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Dundee +4 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £57,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £26,000 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 101 (46.54%) Windows
1 101 (46.54%) Cisco
2 64 (29.49%) WAN
3 55 (25.35%) LAN
3 55 (25.35%) Microsoft
3 55 (25.35%) VMware
4 54 (24.88%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (23.96%) MS Excel
6 51 (23.50%) CheckPoint
7 50 (23.04%) Finance
8 48 (22.12%) ITIL
9 46 (21.20%) CCNA
10 45 (20.74%) Network Security
11 44 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (19.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (19.35%) MPLS
14 41 (18.89%) VPN
14 41 (18.89%) Active Directory
15 40 (18.43%) Wireless
16 38 (17.51%) Windows Server 2012
17 36 (16.59%) DNS
18 34 (15.67%) CCNP
18 34 (15.67%) MS Exchange
19 33 (15.21%) Intrusion Detection
19 33 (15.21%) SAN
20 31 (14.29%) DHCP
20 31 (14.29%) Linux
20 31 (14.29%) SIEM
21 30 (13.82%) TCP/IP
22 29 (13.36%) Citrix

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (15.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.15%) IIS
7 8 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.30%) Lync
10 4 (1.84%) JBoss
10 4 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.92%) Apache
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.46%) nginx
13 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (23.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.84%) Office 365
4 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.38%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (29.49%) WAN
2 55 (25.35%) LAN
3 45 (20.74%) Network Security
4 42 (19.35%) MPLS
5 41 (18.89%) VPN
6 40 (18.43%) Wireless
7 36 (16.59%) DNS
8 33 (15.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 33 (15.21%) SAN
9 31 (14.29%) DHCP
10 30 (13.82%) TCP/IP
11 26 (11.98%) VoIP
12 24 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (9.68%) SSL
14 17 (7.83%) EIGRP
15 15 (6.91%) SMTP
16 14 (6.45%) HSRP
16 14 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 13 (5.99%) TACACS
18 12 (5.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.23%) Big Data
3 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Maven
1 3 (1.38%) Gradle
1 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (23.04%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Banking
2 16 (7.37%) Retail
3 14 (6.45%) Law
4 8 (3.69%) Back Office
5 4 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.92%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (24.42%) Analyst
2 34 (15.67%) Network Engineer
3 33 (15.21%) Security Analyst
4 19 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (7.83%) Network Analyst
6 16 (7.37%) Network Security Analyst
7 15 (6.91%) Consultant
8 14 (6.45%) Administrator
8 14 (6.45%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.99%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.53%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (5.53%) Process Consultant
11 11 (5.07%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (4.61%) Security Operations Analyst
12 10 (4.61%) Firewall Administrator
12 10 (4.61%) Operations Analyst
13 8 (3.69%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.69%) Senior Network Specialist
13 8 (3.69%) Network Specialist
14 7 (3.23%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.76%) X-Windows
1 6 (2.76%) Web Services
1 6 (2.76%) XML
1 6 (2.76%) .NET
2 5 (2.30%) Middleware
2 5 (2.30%) SOAP
2 5 (2.30%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.84%) jQuery
3 4 (1.84%) JBoss Seam
3 4 (1.84%) Java EE 5
3 4 (1.84%) REST
3 4 (1.84%) JAX-RS
3 4 (1.84%) RichFaces
3 4 (1.84%) Hibernate
3 4 (1.84%) JSF
3 4 (1.84%) Struts
3 4 (1.84%) JSP
4 3 (1.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.07%) Online Banking
3 10 (4.61%) Open Source
4 8 (3.69%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.30%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.38%) Clustering
7 3 (1.38%) Kindle
7 3 (1.38%) Statistics
8 2 (0.92%) Replication
8 2 (0.92%) PMI
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) CESG
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 101 (46.54%) Windows
2 43 (19.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (17.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (14.29%) Linux
5 23 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (10.14%) UNIX
7 10 (4.61%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.76%) CentOS
8 6 (2.76%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.30%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.46%) Fedora
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.12%) ITIL
2 31 (14.29%) SIEM
3 26 (11.98%) Mentoring
4 21 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.37%) Load Balancing
5 16 (7.37%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (6.91%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.99%) Network Design
7 13 (5.99%) Change Control
7 13 (5.99%) Network Management
8 12 (5.53%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.07%) CRM
10 10 (4.61%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (4.61%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.69%) Security Testing
13 7 (3.23%) Asset Management
13 7 (3.23%) Change Management
13 7 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (2.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.68%) SQL
2 17 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.07%) Java
4 8 (3.69%) Python
5 4 (1.84%) VB
5 4 (1.84%) VBA
5 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.84%) Perl
6 3 (1.38%) C
6 3 (1.38%) C#
6 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.38%) Ruby
7 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (24.88%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (21.20%) CCNA
3 34 (15.67%) CCNP
4 20 (9.22%) Degree
5 19 (8.76%) CISSP
6 17 (7.83%) CEH
7 15 (6.91%) GIAC
8 11 (5.07%) CCSE
8 11 (5.07%) CCSA
9 9 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.69%) CISA
10 8 (3.69%) SSCP
10 8 (3.69%) GCIA
10 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.76%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.76%) MCSE
12 3 (1.38%) CCIE
12 3 (1.38%) MCITP
13 2 (0.92%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.06%) SLA
2 7 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (18.89%) Active Directory
3 28 (12.90%) vSphere
4 26 (11.98%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.99%) XenApp
6 6 (2.76%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.38%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.38%) NFS
8 3 (1.38%) LXC
9 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (7.37%) SCOM
2 14 (6.45%) CiscoWorks
3 13 (5.99%) SCCM
4 10 (4.61%) Puppet
5 9 (4.15%) SCVMM
6 7 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.38%) Nagios
7 3 (1.38%) Capistrano
7 3 (1.38%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.38%) Ansible
8 1 (0.46%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.46%) OPNET
8 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.46%) WSUS
8 1 (0.46%) Cacti
Vendors
1 101 (46.54%) Cisco
2 55 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 55 (25.35%) VMware
3 51 (23.50%) CheckPoint
4 29 (13.36%) Citrix
5 25 (11.52%) HP
5 25 (11.52%) SolarWinds
6 24 (11.06%) F5
7 18 (8.29%) Juniper
8 16 (7.37%) Fortinet
9 15 (6.91%) McAfee
9 15 (6.91%) SonicWALL
10 13 (5.99%) Dell
10 13 (5.99%) Riverbed
11 11 (5.07%) Red Hat
11 11 (5.07%) Oracle
12 10 (4.61%) Mitel
13 6 (2.76%) Veritas
14 5 (2.30%) Sourcefire
14 5 (2.30%) LogRhythm
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