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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 82 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 83 83 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.63% 2.28% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.37% 18.57% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 38
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £27,750 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
371 447 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.74% 12.28% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 247 287 218
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Glasgow +30 46 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Edinburgh -15 17 £45,000 +34.32% 5
Stirling -2 6 £55,000 +15.78%
Aberdeen +20 4 £44,250 +63.88%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £29,500 -
Highlands - 2 £42,500 -
West Lothian -4 1 £22,500 -39.18% 3
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 94 (45.63%) Cisco
2 80 (38.83%) Windows
3 65 (31.55%) WAN
4 56 (27.18%) CheckPoint
5 53 (25.73%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (25.73%) LAN
5 53 (25.73%) Network Security
6 49 (23.79%) Microsoft
7 48 (23.30%) VPN
7 48 (23.30%) VMware
8 47 (22.82%) ITIL
9 42 (20.39%) MS Excel
9 42 (20.39%) Finance
10 41 (19.90%) CCNA
10 41 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (16.99%) DNS
12 34 (16.50%) TCP/IP
13 32 (15.53%) Active Directory
13 32 (15.53%) Wireless
14 31 (15.05%) MPLS
14 31 (15.05%) SQL
14 31 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (14.56%) CCNP
16 29 (14.08%) SAN
16 29 (14.08%) DHCP
16 29 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (13.59%) MS Exchange
18 25 (12.14%) Linux
18 25 (12.14%) vSphere

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (7.77%) SharePoint
5 14 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.40%) IIS
8 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.94%) Lync
10 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.94%) Office 365
4 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.49%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 65 (31.55%) WAN
2 53 (25.73%) LAN
2 53 (25.73%) Network Security
3 48 (23.30%) VPN
4 35 (16.99%) DNS
5 34 (16.50%) TCP/IP
6 32 (15.53%) Wireless
7 31 (15.05%) MPLS
7 31 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (14.08%) SAN
8 29 (14.08%) DHCP
9 22 (10.68%) SSL
10 17 (8.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (7.28%) VoIP
11 15 (7.28%) Internet
11 15 (7.28%) EIGRP
12 13 (6.31%) SMTP
13 12 (5.83%) BGP
14 11 (5.34%) TACACS
14 11 (5.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.85%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.94%) Big Data
5 2 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Maven
1 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.97%) Gradle
1 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (20.39%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Banking
2 14 (6.80%) Retail
3 12 (5.83%) Back Office
4 8 (3.88%) Law
5 6 (2.91%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.97%) Games
8 2 (0.97%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (23.30%) Network Engineer
2 37 (17.96%) Analyst
3 26 (12.62%) Security Analyst
4 21 (10.19%) Consultant
5 17 (8.25%) Security Consultant
6 16 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Process Consultant
7 13 (6.31%) Network Analyst
8 12 (5.83%) Administrator
8 12 (5.83%) Network Security Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) Developer
9 11 (5.34%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (5.34%) Security Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.85%) Senior Security Consultant
10 10 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) Firewall Administrator
11 9 (4.37%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.37%) Network Support
12 8 (3.88%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.31%) .NET
2 9 (4.37%) HTML
3 7 (3.40%) Web Services
4 6 (2.91%) XML
5 4 (1.94%) X-Windows
5 4 (1.94%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.46%) Middleware
7 2 (0.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (0.97%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.83%) HP StoreVirtual
4 11 (5.34%) Online Banking
5 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.91%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.94%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.46%) Statistics
8 3 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.97%) PMI
9 2 (0.97%) Replication
9 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.97%) Physics
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.49%) SecurID
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (38.83%) Windows
2 30 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (12.14%) Linux
5 23 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (9.22%) UNIX
7 13 (6.31%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.94%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.46%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.97%) Android
10 2 (0.97%) CentOS
10 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) Debian
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.82%) ITIL
2 21 (10.19%) SIEM
2 21 (10.19%) Mentoring
3 18 (8.74%) Load Balancing
4 17 (8.25%) PRINCE2
5 16 (7.77%) Change Control
6 14 (6.80%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (6.80%) Change Management
7 12 (5.83%) Network Design
8 11 (5.34%) Unit Testing
9 10 (4.85%) Open Source
9 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.37%) CRM
10 9 (4.37%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.40%) Information Security
12 6 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.91%) ITSM
12 6 (2.91%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.05%) SQL
2 13 (6.31%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.34%) C#
4 10 (4.85%) Java
4 10 (4.85%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.37%) C
6 4 (1.94%) Python
7 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.97%) Ruby
7 2 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (25.73%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (19.90%) CCNA
3 30 (14.56%) CCNP
4 19 (9.22%) Degree
5 13 (6.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (6.31%) CISSP
6 11 (5.34%) CCSA
6 11 (5.34%) CCSE
6 11 (5.34%) CEH
7 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.37%) GIAC
9 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.43%) SSCP
10 5 (2.43%) CISA
11 4 (1.94%) MCSE
11 4 (1.94%) GCIA
12 3 (1.46%) HND
13 2 (0.97%) CCIE
13 2 (0.97%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.77%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (15.53%) Active Directory
3 25 (12.14%) vSphere
4 24 (11.65%) Hyper-V
5 15 (7.28%) XenApp
6 4 (1.94%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.46%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.97%) LXC
Systems Management
1 20 (9.71%) SCOM
2 18 (8.74%) SCCM
3 13 (6.31%) SCVMM
4 12 (5.83%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (2.91%) Puppet
6 4 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.46%) Nagios
8 2 (0.97%) Ansible
8 2 (0.97%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.97%) WSUS
9 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.49%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.49%) WMI
9 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 94 (45.63%) Cisco
2 56 (27.18%) CheckPoint
3 49 (23.79%) Microsoft
4 48 (23.30%) VMware
5 23 (11.17%) F5
5 23 (11.17%) HP
6 20 (9.71%) Citrix
7 18 (8.74%) SolarWinds
8 16 (7.77%) Fortinet
9 15 (7.28%) McAfee
10 13 (6.31%) Oracle
11 11 (5.34%) Juniper
11 11 (5.34%) Riverbed
12 9 (4.37%) Mitel
12 9 (4.37%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.88%) SonicWALL
14 7 (3.40%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.94%) Sourcefire
15 4 (1.94%) Draytek
15 4 (1.94%) Splunk
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + FE Car + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Newton Blue
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Newton Blue
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago