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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 57 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 107 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.43% 1.68% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.23% 14.52% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 35
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £43,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
354 434 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 11.58% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 329 255
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +37 50 £38,750 -4.32% 8
Glasgow +30 35 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Aberdeen +19 16 £37,500 -3.84%
Dundee +7 8 - -
Fife +6 6 £37,500 +15.38%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £33,500 -
West Lothian 0 2 £26,000 -35.00% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 89 (49.17%) Windows
2 82 (45.30%) Cisco
3 52 (28.73%) Finance
4 44 (24.31%) Microsoft
5 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
6 41 (22.65%) WAN
6 41 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (22.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 39 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (20.99%) ITIL
10 37 (20.44%) SIEM
11 36 (19.89%) MPLS
12 35 (19.34%) Active Directory
13 34 (18.78%) CCNA
13 34 (18.78%) Linux
13 34 (18.78%) LAN
13 34 (18.78%) Degree
14 32 (17.68%) Wireless
14 32 (17.68%) VMware
15 30 (16.57%) VoIP
16 29 (16.02%) CCNP
16 29 (16.02%) Service Delivery
17 28 (15.47%) HP
17 28 (15.47%) UNIX
18 27 (14.92%) MS Exchange
18 27 (14.92%) Citrix
19 26 (14.36%) SAN
20 25 (13.81%) DNS
21 24 (13.26%) Mentoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (14.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.18%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.63%) JBoss
5 9 (4.97%) IIS
6 7 (3.87%) Lync
7 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.66%) Apache
10 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.10%) nginx
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.66%) OpenShift
2 3 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.65%) WAN
2 40 (22.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 36 (19.89%) MPLS
4 34 (18.78%) LAN
5 32 (17.68%) Wireless
6 30 (16.57%) VoIP
7 26 (14.36%) SAN
8 25 (13.81%) DNS
9 22 (12.15%) TCP/IP
10 21 (11.60%) VPN
11 20 (11.05%) Network Security
12 14 (7.73%) DMZ
13 13 (7.18%) DHCP
14 12 (6.63%) BGP
15 11 (6.08%) OSPF
15 11 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (6.08%) VLAN
16 9 (4.97%) SMTP
16 9 (4.97%) SSL
17 8 (4.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.21%) Big Data
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Maven
1 3 (1.66%) Gradle
1 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (28.73%) Finance
2 12 (6.63%) Law
3 9 (4.97%) Retail
4 8 (4.42%) Banking
5 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.49%) Analyst
2 27 (14.92%) Security Analyst
3 21 (11.60%) Network Engineer
4 16 (8.84%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.73%) Network Specialist
6 12 (6.63%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (6.08%) Security Operations Analyst
8 10 (5.52%) Senior Network Specialist
9 9 (4.97%) Consultant
9 9 (4.97%) Network Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.97%) Security Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (4.42%) Process Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.42%) Security Specialist
10 8 (4.42%) Network Security Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Senior Security Specialist
11 7 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.18%) JSP
2 12 (6.63%) SOAP
2 12 (6.63%) Struts
2 12 (6.63%) XML
2 12 (6.63%) Hibernate
2 12 (6.63%) JSF
2 12 (6.63%) jQuery
2 12 (6.63%) JBoss Seam
2 12 (6.63%) Java EE 5
2 12 (6.63%) RichFaces
2 12 (6.63%) REST
2 12 (6.63%) JAX-RS
3 10 (5.52%) Regular Expression
4 5 (2.76%) Middleware
5 4 (2.21%) Web Services
6 3 (1.66%) X-Windows
7 2 (1.10%) .NET
8 1 (0.55%) COM
8 1 (0.55%) XSL
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Open Source
2 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.52%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.76%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.76%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.66%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.66%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.66%) Clustering
6 3 (1.66%) Kindle
6 3 (1.66%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) DataPower
7 2 (1.10%) CMDB
7 2 (1.10%) Statistics
7 2 (1.10%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 89 (49.17%) Windows
2 41 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (18.78%) Linux
5 28 (15.47%) UNIX
6 17 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.42%) CentOS
8 7 (3.87%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.31%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.99%) ITIL
2 37 (20.44%) SIEM
3 29 (16.02%) Service Delivery
4 24 (13.26%) Mentoring
5 18 (9.94%) Network Design
5 18 (9.94%) Network Management
6 14 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.08%) Analytics
7 11 (6.08%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (5.52%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (4.42%) Security Testing
9 8 (4.42%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.87%) CRM
10 7 (3.87%) Information Security
10 7 (3.87%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.31%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.31%) Change Management
11 6 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.94%) Java
2 12 (6.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.63%) VB
2 12 (6.63%) VBA
3 10 (5.52%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.97%) Python
5 6 (3.31%) SQL
6 5 (2.76%) Perl
7 3 (1.66%) PHP
7 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.66%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) VBScript
8 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (18.78%) CCNA
2 34 (18.78%) Degree
3 29 (16.02%) CCNP
4 23 (12.71%) CISSP
5 21 (11.60%) CEH
6 20 (11.05%) GIAC
7 13 (7.18%) SSCP
8 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.42%) CISA
9 8 (4.42%) GCIA
10 7 (3.87%) MCSE
11 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.21%) CCDP
13 3 (1.66%) MCSA
13 3 (1.66%) CCIE
13 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.66%) MCITP
14 2 (1.10%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.60%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 35 (19.34%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.50%) vSphere
4 15 (8.29%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.76%) XenApp
5 5 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.21%) NFS
7 3 (1.66%) LXC
7 3 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.66%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) Puppet
2 7 (3.87%) SCOM
3 6 (3.31%) SCCM
4 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.21%) Nagios
6 3 (1.66%) Capistrano
6 3 (1.66%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.66%) Ansible
7 2 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.10%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.10%) Cacti
8 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.55%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.55%) OPNET
8 1 (0.55%) WSUS
8 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 82 (45.30%) Cisco
2 44 (24.31%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.68%) VMware
4 28 (15.47%) HP
5 27 (14.92%) Citrix
6 21 (11.60%) SonicWALL
7 19 (10.50%) Juniper
7 19 (10.50%) Red Hat
7 19 (10.50%) CheckPoint
7 19 (10.50%) Dell
8 15 (8.29%) Oracle
9 13 (7.18%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.63%) Sybase
10 12 (6.63%) Cognos
11 9 (4.97%) F5
12 8 (4.42%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.76%) LogRhythm
13 5 (2.76%) Sourcefire
14 4 (2.21%) Rackspace
15 3 (1.66%) Google
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