The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 99 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 72 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.96% 1.86% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.10% 17.48% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 27
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 349 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.48% 10.66% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 281 228 272
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +1 29 £33,500 +3.07% 4
Glasgow +8 28 £40,000 +48.14% 4
Fife +3 5 £32,500 +16.07% 1
North Lanarkshire -8 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £37,000 -
Aberdeen +3 1 £27,000 -36.47%
Dundee -5 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £21,500 -
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 82 (62.60%) Windows
2 54 (41.22%) Cisco
3 50 (38.17%) VPN
4 41 (31.30%) VMware
5 39 (29.77%) Linux
5 39 (29.77%) WAN
6 35 (26.72%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (25.19%) LAN
8 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
9 30 (22.90%) ITIL
9 30 (22.90%) Finance
10 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (19.85%) CCNA
11 26 (19.85%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (19.08%) Active Directory
13 24 (18.32%) Information Security
14 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (16.79%) Internet
16 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
16 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (15.27%) SAN
17 20 (15.27%) MS Exchange
18 19 (14.50%) UNIX
18 19 (14.50%) Network Security
19 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
20 17 (12.98%) Oracle
20 17 (12.98%) Red Hat
20 17 (12.98%) Citrix
20 17 (12.98%) CISSP
21 16 (12.21%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 20 (15.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.82%) Lync
3 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.82%) IIS
4 4 (3.05%) Apache
5 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.76%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (38.17%) VPN
2 39 (29.77%) WAN
3 33 (25.19%) LAN
4 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
5 26 (19.85%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (16.79%) Internet
7 20 (15.27%) SAN
8 19 (14.50%) Network Security
9 16 (12.21%) VoIP
10 15 (11.45%) DNS
10 15 (11.45%) BGP
11 13 (9.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (9.92%) VLAN
12 11 (8.40%) SSL
13 10 (7.63%) Wireless
14 8 (6.11%) IPsec
14 8 (6.11%) OSPF
15 7 (5.34%) SMTP
15 7 (5.34%) DHCP
15 7 (5.34%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.05%) MySQL
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.76%) QlikView
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Informix
5 1 (0.76%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (22.90%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Games
3 5 (3.82%) Legal
4 4 (3.05%) Law
4 4 (3.05%) Electronics
4 4 (3.05%) Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Publishing
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (33.59%) Analyst
2 27 (20.61%) Security Analyst
3 15 (11.45%) Network Engineer
4 14 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (6.87%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) Field Engineer
6 8 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Consultant
7 7 (5.34%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Support Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Technical Support
8 6 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Network Security Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) IT Support
9 5 (3.82%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) COM
2 4 (3.05%) JSP
2 4 (3.05%) SOAP
2 4 (3.05%) HTML
2 4 (3.05%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) XML
2 4 (3.05%) REST
3 3 (2.29%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.29%) JAX-RS
3 3 (2.29%) RichFaces
3 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.29%) Struts
3 3 (2.29%) LAMP
3 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.29%) JSF
3 3 (2.29%) jQuery
3 3 (2.29%) JBoss Seam
3 3 (2.29%) Java EE 5
4 1 (0.76%) JGroups
4 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.87%) Replication
3 4 (3.05%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.05%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.29%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.29%) Open Source
4 3 (2.29%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.29%) PKI
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) DataPower
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Wiki
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) DTV
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 82 (62.60%) Windows
2 39 (29.77%) Linux
3 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (14.50%) UNIX
6 12 (9.16%) CentOS
7 10 (7.63%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.34%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.29%) Debian
10 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.76%) OS/2
12 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) ITIL
2 24 (18.32%) Information Security
3 16 (12.21%) SIEM
4 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.34%) BCP
5 7 (5.34%) Project Management
5 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity
5 7 (5.34%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.58%) Security Testing
6 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.58%) Change Management
6 6 (4.58%) Security Management
6 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.82%) Information Security Management
7 5 (3.82%) Service Management
7 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.11%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) Perl
2 7 (5.34%) Java
3 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.05%) VB
5 3 (2.29%) VBA
5 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.29%) C
5 3 (2.29%) C#
5 3 (2.29%) C++
5 3 (2.29%) PHP
5 3 (2.29%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) R
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (26.72%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (19.85%) CCNA
3 17 (12.98%) CISSP
4 14 (10.69%) Degree
5 13 (9.92%) CEH
6 12 (9.16%) CCNP
7 11 (8.40%) GIAC
8 7 (5.34%) CISA
9 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.58%) GCIA
9 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (3.05%) MCSE
10 4 (3.05%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.29%) MCITP
11 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.29%) SSCP
12 2 (1.53%) CCIE
12 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) SLA
1 7 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (22.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (19.08%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.87%) vSphere
4 7 (5.34%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.82%) XenApp
5 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (2.29%) XenServer
7 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.53%) KVM
9 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.76%) Openswan
9 1 (0.76%) Gluster
9 1 (0.76%) Squid
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Nagios
1 4 (3.05%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.29%) SCCM
3 2 (1.53%) SCOM
3 2 (1.53%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.53%) Cacti
3 2 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.76%) Salt
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.76%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 54 (41.22%) Cisco
2 41 (31.30%) VMware
3 21 (16.03%) Microsoft
4 17 (12.98%) Oracle
4 17 (12.98%) Citrix
4 17 (12.98%) Red Hat
5 15 (11.45%) CheckPoint
6 11 (8.40%) Juniper
7 9 (6.87%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.11%) EMC
8 8 (6.11%) HP
9 6 (4.58%) F5
10 5 (3.82%) NetApp
11 4 (3.05%) Twitter
11 4 (3.05%) Rackspace
11 4 (3.05%) Motorola
11 4 (3.05%) Dell
12 3 (2.29%) Sun
12 3 (2.29%) BMC
12 3 (2.29%) Sybase
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