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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Scotland
Rank 61 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 79 124 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.48% 4.20% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.83% 34.07% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 70 57
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,950 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
274 364 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.07% 12.34% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 185 228 221
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,600 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +9 43 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Glasgow -29 24 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Highlands - 4 £31,072 -
West Lothian -2 3 £34,716 +2.59%
South Ayrshire - 2 £39,780 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 131 (62.68%) Cisco
2 77 (36.84%) Windows
3 69 (33.01%) Finance
4 67 (32.06%) CheckPoint
5 66 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (28.71%) LAN
7 59 (28.23%) WAN
8 54 (25.84%) CCNP
8 54 (25.84%) Network Security
9 52 (24.88%) Data Centre
10 44 (21.05%) Windows Server
10 44 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 42 (20.10%) VMware
12 40 (19.14%) F5
13 39 (18.66%) Wireless
14 36 (17.22%) Fortinet
15 35 (16.75%) Microsoft
16 32 (15.31%) CCNA
16 32 (15.31%) VPN
17 31 (14.83%) DNS
17 31 (14.83%) ITIL
18 30 (14.35%) Linux
19 29 (13.88%) MPLS
19 29 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (13.88%) Cisco ASA
20 28 (13.40%) PowerShell
20 28 (13.40%) Network Design
21 27 (12.92%) TCP/IP
22 24 (11.48%) Internet
22 24 (11.48%) Juniper

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 16 (7.66%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.70%) IIS
3 8 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.87%) Apache
4 6 (2.87%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (28.71%) LAN
2 59 (28.23%) WAN
3 54 (25.84%) Network Security
4 39 (18.66%) Wireless
5 32 (15.31%) VPN
6 31 (14.83%) DNS
7 29 (13.88%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (13.88%) MPLS
8 27 (12.92%) TCP/IP
9 24 (11.48%) Internet
10 22 (10.53%) OSPF
11 21 (10.05%) VoIP
12 20 (9.57%) BGP
13 19 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (9.09%) DHCP
14 16 (7.66%) EIGRP
15 15 (7.18%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (6.22%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (6.22%) IPsec
16 13 (6.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.39%) MySQL
2 5 (2.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.91%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 69 (33.01%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Retail
3 11 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (4.78%) Banking
5 5 (2.39%) Games
6 4 (1.91%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Back Office
7 3 (1.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (19.14%) Network Engineer
2 39 (18.66%) Analyst
3 26 (12.44%) Consultant
4 20 (9.57%) Network Consultant
5 19 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.61%) Network Analyst
7 15 (7.18%) Security Analyst
8 13 (6.22%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.22%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Cisco Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (5.74%) Security Consultant
10 11 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
10 11 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) Network Specialist
11 10 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.35%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.87%) Web Services
3 5 (2.39%) LAMP
3 5 (2.39%) SAML
4 2 (0.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.88%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.78%) EMC VNX
3 9 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.31%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.83%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (3.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.39%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.39%) PKI
6 2 (0.96%) Clustering
6 2 (0.96%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.48%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 77 (36.84%) Windows
2 44 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 30 (14.35%) Linux
4 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.70%) Unix
6 9 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.39%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.44%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.96%) CentOS
10 2 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.83%) ITIL
2 28 (13.40%) Network Design
3 19 (9.09%) DevOps
4 13 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (5.74%) Information Security
6 11 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 10 (4.78%) Change Management
7 10 (4.78%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (4.78%) High Availability
7 10 (4.78%) Security Operations
8 9 (4.31%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (4.31%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.83%) Change Control
9 8 (3.83%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 8 (3.83%) Network Management
9 8 (3.83%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (3.83%) QMS
9 8 (3.83%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.40%) PowerShell
2 15 (7.18%) SQL
3 12 (5.74%) C#
4 8 (3.83%) VBScript
5 7 (3.35%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.35%) Python
6 5 (2.39%) Perl
7 4 (1.91%) VB
8 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (25.84%) CCNP
3 32 (15.31%) CCNA
4 16 (7.66%) Degree
5 13 (6.22%) CCIE
5 13 (6.22%) CCSE
6 11 (5.26%) CCSA
6 11 (5.26%) CCSP
7 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.35%) MCSE
9 4 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.91%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.44%) MCSA
11 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.96%) MCITP
11 2 (0.96%) MCP
12 1 (0.48%) CCMSE
12 1 (0.48%) CCSM
12 1 (0.48%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.70%) vSphere
4 10 (4.78%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.91%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.91%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.96%) UAG
8 1 (0.48%) NFS
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (7.18%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.35%) Cacti
2 7 (3.35%) Nagios
3 6 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.87%) Puppet
4 5 (2.39%) Check_MK
4 5 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.39%) SCCM
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.96%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.96%) Iperf
6 2 (0.96%) vRealize
7 1 (0.48%) Ansible
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) MOM
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (62.68%) Cisco
2 67 (32.06%) CheckPoint
3 42 (20.10%) VMware
4 40 (19.14%) F5
5 36 (17.22%) Fortinet
6 35 (16.75%) Microsoft
7 24 (11.48%) Juniper
8 21 (10.05%) Splunk
9 17 (8.13%) Citrix
10 14 (6.70%) EMC
10 14 (6.70%) HP
10 14 (6.70%) Palo Alto
11 12 (5.74%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.31%) Intel Security
12 9 (4.31%) NetApp
12 9 (4.31%) Sourcefire
13 7 (3.35%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.35%) Brocade
14 6 (2.87%) Symantec
14 6 (2.87%) WatchGuard
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