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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 67 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 103 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.78% 1.75% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.91% 16.31% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 68 31 38
Average salary £38,500 £32,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.31% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
470 325 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.71% 10.70% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 300 218 281
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 42 £33,500 +6.34% 5
Glasgow +10 36 £40,000 +24.03% 3
Stirling - 8 £47,500 - 1
Aberdeen +14 4 £30,000 -31.42% 1
North Lanarkshire -5 3 £45,000 +9.09% 1
West Lothian +10 2 £37,000 +34.54%
Fife +4 2 £32,500 +16.07%
Midlothian - 1 £21,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £37,500 -
Lothian - 1 £21,500 -
Dundee - 1 £30,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (60.39%) Windows
2 56 (36.36%) Cisco
3 51 (33.12%) VMware
4 48 (31.17%) VPN
5 43 (27.92%) Linux
6 42 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 41 (26.62%) WAN
8 40 (25.97%) ITIL
9 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
9 36 (23.38%) Microsoft
9 36 (23.38%) Finance
10 35 (22.73%) LAN
10 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (21.43%) MS Exchange
12 29 (18.83%) Information Security
13 28 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (18.18%) SAN
13 28 (18.18%) Degree
14 27 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (17.53%) Management Information System
15 26 (16.88%) DNS
15 26 (16.88%) UNIX
15 26 (16.88%) Network Security
16 25 (16.23%) Citrix
17 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (14.94%) Internet
17 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
18 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
19 21 (13.64%) Oracle
20 20 (12.99%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.44%) IIS
4 9 (5.84%) Lync
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.25%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.60%) Apache
7 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.65%) nginx
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.90%) Office 365
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.60%) IaaS
4 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (31.17%) VPN
2 42 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 41 (26.62%) WAN
4 35 (22.73%) LAN
5 28 (18.18%) SAN
6 26 (16.88%) DNS
6 26 (16.88%) Network Security
7 23 (14.94%) Internet
8 19 (12.34%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (11.69%) VoIP
10 17 (11.04%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (9.74%) Wireless
11 15 (9.74%) VLAN
12 13 (8.44%) SSL
13 11 (7.14%) DHCP
13 11 (7.14%) MPLS
14 10 (6.49%) BGP
15 9 (5.84%) tcpdump
15 9 (5.84%) DMZ
15 9 (5.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.65%) QlikView
6 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (23.38%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Law
3 10 (6.49%) Legal
4 6 (3.90%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.60%) Publishing
5 4 (2.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (31.82%) Analyst
2 33 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Network Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.84%) Information Security Specialist
6 9 (5.84%) Information Specialist
6 9 (5.84%) Security Specialist
7 8 (5.19%) Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) IT Support
8 7 (4.55%) Consultant
8 7 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.90%) Support Manager
9 6 (3.90%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Technical Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.90%) COM
2 6 (3.90%) SOAP
3 5 (3.25%) HTML
3 5 (3.25%) JSP
3 5 (3.25%) .NET
4 4 (2.60%) XML
4 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.60%) MSMQ
4 4 (2.60%) REST
5 3 (1.95%) JSF
5 3 (1.95%) JBoss Seam
5 3 (1.95%) jQuery
5 3 (1.95%) RichFaces
5 3 (1.95%) Java EE 5
5 3 (1.95%) JAX-RS
5 3 (1.95%) Struts
5 3 (1.95%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.30%) Web Services
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.79%) Replication
3 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.25%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.25%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.95%) Open Source
7 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.95%) Clustering
8 2 (1.30%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.30%) DataPower
8 2 (1.30%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 93 (60.39%) Windows
2 43 (27.92%) Linux
3 27 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (16.88%) UNIX
5 23 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.49%) Ubuntu
9 9 (5.84%) Windows 7
9 9 (5.84%) CentOS
10 6 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.25%) HPUX
12 4 (2.60%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.60%) OS/2
12 4 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.95%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.95%) Solaris
14 2 (1.30%) Debian
15 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.97%) ITIL
2 29 (18.83%) Information Security
3 13 (8.44%) Security Management
4 12 (7.79%) Project Management
4 12 (7.79%) SIEM
5 11 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.49%) Information Security Management
6 10 (6.49%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (6.49%) ISMS
7 9 (5.84%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.84%) Workflow
8 8 (5.19%) BCP
8 8 (5.19%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.19%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (5.19%) Problem Management
9 7 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.90%) Change Management
10 6 (3.90%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.90%) Information Management
11 5 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.74%) SQL
2 12 (7.79%) Perl
3 10 (6.49%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
4 9 (5.84%) Java
5 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.25%) Ruby
6 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.25%) Python
7 4 (2.60%) C#
7 4 (2.60%) VBScript
7 4 (2.60%) VB
8 3 (1.95%) VBA
8 3 (1.95%) C++
8 3 (1.95%) C
8 3 (1.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (18.18%) Degree
2 19 (12.34%) CCNA
3 17 (11.04%) CISSP
4 15 (9.74%) CEH
5 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (8.44%) CCNP
6 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.84%) MCSE
8 8 (5.19%) GCIA
8 8 (5.19%) MCSA
9 6 (3.90%) GIAC
10 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.25%) CISA
11 4 (2.60%) GSEC
11 4 (2.60%) GCIH
11 4 (2.60%) GWAPT
11 4 (2.60%) GPEN
11 4 (2.60%) OSCP
11 4 (2.60%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.49%) vSphere
5 7 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.55%) XenApp
6 4 (2.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.95%) XenServer
7 3 (1.95%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.95%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.30%) NFS
9 1 (0.65%) Squid
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.65%) Openswan
9 1 (0.65%) Gluster
9 1 (0.65%) Postfix
9 1 (0.65%) KVM
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.49%) SCCM
2 7 (4.55%) Puppet
2 7 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.55%) Nagios
3 5 (3.25%) ZABBIX
3 5 (3.25%) Salt
4 4 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.95%) SCOM
5 3 (1.95%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (1.30%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.30%) Cacti
6 2 (1.30%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.65%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.65%) OpenView
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.65%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 56 (36.36%) Cisco
2 51 (33.12%) VMware
3 36 (23.38%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.23%) Citrix
5 21 (13.64%) Oracle
6 19 (12.34%) HP
7 18 (11.69%) CheckPoint
8 16 (10.39%) Red Hat
9 13 (8.44%) Juniper
10 9 (5.84%) EMC
11 8 (5.19%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.55%) IBM
13 6 (3.90%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.90%) NetApp
13 6 (3.90%) Avaya
13 6 (3.90%) F5
14 5 (3.25%) New Relic
14 5 (3.25%) SaltStack
15 4 (2.60%) BT
15 4 (2.60%) Clearswift
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