The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 49 84 109
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 137 87 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.81% 2.73% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.77% 22.60% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 50 54
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,900
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.54%
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
336 385 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.80% 12.07% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 202 265 278
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Scotland

Firewall
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 52 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Edinburgh +29 48 £36,500 -27.00% 7
Aberdeen +6 7 £43,000 -2.82% 2
Stirling +16 6 £32,750 -40.45% 1
Falkirk 0 6 £52,500 +90.90%
West Lothian - 6 £22,500 - 1
Renfrewshire -3 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £28,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £35,250 - 1
Fife - 1 £31,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 - 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 114 (43.02%) Cisco
2 100 (37.74%) Windows
3 85 (32.08%) DNS
4 82 (30.94%) Active Directory
5 75 (28.30%) Microsoft
6 73 (27.55%) WAN
7 72 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (26.79%) LAN
9 67 (25.28%) VMware
10 65 (24.53%) Data Centre
10 65 (24.53%) Windows Server
11 64 (24.15%) Finance
11 64 (24.15%) DHCP
12 61 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 55 (20.75%) TCP/IP
15 54 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 53 (20.00%) SQL
17 52 (19.62%) CCNP
18 51 (19.25%) CheckPoint
18 51 (19.25%) Hyper-V
19 49 (18.49%) SQL Server
20 48 (18.11%) Load Balancing
21 47 (17.74%) CCNA
22 46 (17.36%) ITIL
23 45 (16.98%) SAN
24 43 (16.23%) SCCM
25 42 (15.85%) Network Security
25 42 (15.85%) SLA
26 41 (15.47%) Wireless

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (14.72%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.77%) Apache Qpid
2 10 (3.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 10 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.51%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.13%) IIS
5 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 54 (20.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (11.70%) Office 365
3 12 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (4.15%) SaaS
5 10 (3.77%) GitHub
5 10 (3.77%) Google App Engine
5 10 (3.77%) Google Compute Engine
5 10 (3.77%) Heroku
5 10 (3.77%) PaaS
6 6 (2.26%) IaaS
7 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.38%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 85 (32.08%) DNS
2 73 (27.55%) WAN
3 71 (26.79%) LAN
4 64 (24.15%) DHCP
5 55 (20.75%) TCP/IP
6 45 (16.98%) SAN
7 42 (15.85%) Network Security
8 41 (15.47%) Wireless
9 36 (13.58%) VPN
10 35 (13.21%) BGP
11 34 (12.83%) OSPF
12 28 (10.57%) Internet
13 25 (9.43%) EIGRP
13 25 (9.43%) MPLS
14 24 (9.06%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (7.92%) HTTP
15 21 (7.92%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (7.17%) DMVPN
16 19 (7.17%) SNA
17 18 (6.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.15%) MySQL
3 10 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.77%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 10 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 64 (24.15%) Finance
2 11 (4.15%) Banking
2 11 (4.15%) Retail
2 11 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.77%) Billing
4 8 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.89%) Publishing
6 4 (1.51%) Law
7 3 (1.13%) Games
8 2 (0.75%) Back Office
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (17.36%) Consultant
3 36 (13.58%) Network Engineer
4 35 (13.21%) Architect
5 31 (11.70%) Network Consultant
6 24 (9.06%) Security Engineer
7 23 (8.68%) IT Engineer
8 21 (7.92%) Analyst
9 19 (7.17%) Data Consultant
10 18 (6.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (6.42%) Network Architect
12 15 (5.66%) Security Consultant
13 14 (5.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.28%) Senior Security Engineer
14 13 (4.91%) Senior IT Engineer
14 13 (4.91%) Technical Engineer
15 12 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
16 11 (4.15%) Support Engineer
17 10 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
17 10 (3.77%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.53%) Web Services
2 10 (3.77%) Java EE
2 10 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (2.26%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.89%) XML
5 3 (1.13%) HTML
5 3 (1.13%) JSON
5 3 (1.13%) REST
5 3 (1.13%) SOAP
6 2 (0.75%) COM
6 2 (0.75%) CSS
6 2 (0.75%) Middleware
6 2 (0.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 65 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.15%) Blog
4 11 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.02%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (2.26%) CCTV
7 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.89%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.13%) Clustering
10 3 (1.13%) DataPower
11 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.75%) PKI
11 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 100 (37.74%) Windows
2 65 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 60 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (14.72%) Linux
5 28 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (8.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (7.92%) Unix
8 13 (4.91%) Solaris
9 9 (3.40%) AIX
10 8 (3.02%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.89%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.51%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.51%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.75%) Debian
14 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.38%) CentOS
15 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.11%) Load Balancing
2 46 (17.36%) ITIL
3 41 (15.47%) Network Design
4 26 (9.81%) Business Continuity
5 24 (9.06%) Project Management
6 20 (7.55%) High Availability
7 17 (6.42%) Change Control
7 17 (6.42%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.04%) Information Security
9 14 (5.28%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (5.28%) SIEM
10 13 (4.91%) Capacity Management
10 13 (4.91%) Matrix Management
10 13 (4.91%) Matrix Organization
11 12 (4.53%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (4.53%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.53%) Network Architecture
12 11 (4.15%) Use Case
13 10 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.00%) SQL
2 21 (7.92%) Perl
3 20 (7.55%) Python
4 16 (6.04%) C#
4 16 (6.04%) Java
5 15 (5.66%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.77%) C++
7 9 (3.40%) Korn
8 7 (2.64%) VBScript
9 4 (1.51%) Ruby
10 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (19.62%) CCNP
3 47 (17.74%) CCNA
4 30 (11.32%) Degree
5 27 (10.19%) CCIE
6 16 (6.04%) CISSP
7 9 (3.40%) CCSA
7 9 (3.40%) CCSE
8 8 (3.02%) CCSP
9 7 (2.64%) CEH
9 7 (2.64%) SANS
10 4 (1.51%) CCDA
10 4 (1.51%) CISM
10 4 (1.51%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.51%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.13%) CCDP
11 3 (1.13%) GCIA
11 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.85%) SLA
2 22 (8.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.51%) COBIT
5 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.38%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 82 (30.94%) Active Directory
2 61 (23.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (19.25%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.15%) Docker
5 9 (3.40%) Sendmail
6 8 (3.02%) vSphere
7 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.51%) Firmware
9 3 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.38%) NFS
11 1 (0.38%) RACF
11 1 (0.38%) Snort
11 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (16.23%) SCCM
2 28 (10.57%) SCOM
3 13 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.91%) Puppet
4 10 (3.77%) CFEngine
5 8 (3.02%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.64%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.13%) Ansible
8 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.13%) QRadar
9 2 (0.75%) vRealize
10 1 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.38%) Packer
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
10 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (43.02%) Cisco
2 75 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 67 (25.28%) VMware
4 51 (19.25%) CheckPoint
5 36 (13.58%) Juniper
6 35 (13.21%) Fortinet
7 29 (10.94%) F5
8 25 (9.43%) HP
9 22 (8.30%) Oracle
10 19 (7.17%) Dell
11 16 (6.04%) IBM
11 16 (6.04%) Kaspersky
11 16 (6.04%) Siemens
11 16 (6.04%) WatchGuard
12 12 (4.53%) Google
13 11 (4.15%) Symantec
14 10 (3.77%) Sun
14 10 (3.77%) Sybase
15 9 (3.40%) Remedy
16 8 (3.02%) Nimsoft
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