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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
UK / Scotland
Rank 41 55 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 118 109 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.23% 3.74% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.96% 32.06% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 71 62 48
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,650 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
358 340 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.86% 11.66% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 237 215 222
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +24 62 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Glasgow +4 41 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Renfrewshire 0 4 £35,000 -
West Lothian +4 3 £34,716 +2.52% 2
South Ayrshire - 3 £40,561 -
Falkirk +4 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Stirling - 1 £32,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 145 (58.70%) Cisco
2 91 (36.84%) Windows
3 88 (35.63%) Finance
4 77 (31.17%) CheckPoint
5 75 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (28.74%) LAN
7 68 (27.53%) WAN
8 63 (25.51%) Data Centre
9 62 (25.10%) CCNP
10 61 (24.70%) Network Security
11 53 (21.46%) Active Directory
12 50 (20.24%) Wireless
13 49 (19.84%) VMware
14 46 (18.62%) Fortinet
15 45 (18.22%) Microsoft
15 45 (18.22%) Linux
16 42 (17.00%) DNS
16 42 (17.00%) F5
17 38 (15.38%) Windows Server
18 37 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (14.98%) VPN
19 36 (14.57%) CCNA
19 36 (14.57%) ITIL
19 36 (14.57%) MPLS
19 36 (14.57%) Network Design
20 35 (14.17%) TCP/IP
21 34 (13.77%) PowerShell
22 31 (12.55%) Cisco ASA
23 28 (11.34%) DHCP
24 27 (10.93%) VoIP

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 15 (6.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.86%) IIS
3 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.43%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.62%) Apache
4 4 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.81%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.43%) SaaS
4 5 (2.02%) Office 365
5 4 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.21%) IaaS
7 2 (0.81%) GitHub
7 2 (0.81%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.81%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.81%) Heroku
7 2 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (28.74%) LAN
2 68 (27.53%) WAN
3 61 (24.70%) Network Security
4 50 (20.24%) Wireless
5 42 (17.00%) DNS
6 37 (14.98%) VPN
7 36 (14.57%) MPLS
8 35 (14.17%) TCP/IP
9 31 (12.55%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (11.34%) DHCP
11 27 (10.93%) OSPF
11 27 (10.93%) VoIP
12 26 (10.53%) BGP
13 21 (8.50%) EIGRP
13 21 (8.50%) Internet
14 20 (8.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (6.88%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (6.88%) SAN
16 16 (6.48%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.43%) MySQL
3 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.21%) Subversion
2 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 88 (35.63%) Finance
2 19 (7.69%) Retail
3 14 (5.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (4.45%) Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Publishing
6 4 (1.62%) Law
7 3 (1.21%) Back Office
7 3 (1.21%) Games
7 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.81%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (17.81%) Network Engineer
2 41 (16.60%) Analyst
3 38 (15.38%) Consultant
4 27 (10.93%) Network Consultant
5 22 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (8.50%) Security Engineer
7 17 (6.88%) Network Analyst
7 17 (6.88%) Security Consultant
8 15 (6.07%) Security Analyst
9 14 (5.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (5.67%) Network Security Consultant
9 14 (5.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (5.67%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.86%) Data Consultant
11 12 (4.86%) IT Engineer
12 11 (4.45%) Architect
12 11 (4.45%) Network Specialist
12 11 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.83%) 802.1X
1 7 (2.83%) HTML
2 5 (2.02%) SAML
2 5 (2.02%) Web Services
3 3 (1.21%) LAMP
4 2 (0.81%) Java EE
4 2 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.40%) COM
5 1 (0.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 63 (25.51%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.05%) EMC VNX
3 10 (4.05%) Private Cloud
4 9 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.24%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.02%) PKI
8 4 (1.62%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.21%) Blog
9 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.81%) Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 91 (36.84%) Windows
2 45 (18.22%) Linux
3 38 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 19 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.07%) Unix
6 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.02%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.57%) ITIL
1 36 (14.57%) Network Design
2 21 (8.50%) DevOps
3 20 (8.10%) Information Security
4 18 (7.29%) Project Management
5 16 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.67%) High Availability
7 13 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.86%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.45%) Change Control
10 10 (4.05%) Change Management
10 10 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (4.05%) Security Operations
10 10 (4.05%) SIEM
11 9 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.24%) Disruptive Innovation
12 8 (3.24%) Quality Management
12 8 (3.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.77%) PowerShell
2 24 (9.72%) SQL
3 18 (7.29%) C#
4 13 (5.26%) VBScript
5 12 (4.86%) Python
6 7 (2.83%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.83%) Perl
7 5 (2.02%) Java
7 5 (2.02%) VB
8 4 (1.62%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (25.10%) CCNP
3 36 (14.57%) CCNA
4 18 (7.29%) CCIE
4 18 (7.29%) Degree
5 16 (6.48%) CCSE
6 14 (5.67%) CCSA
6 14 (5.67%) CCSP
7 11 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.83%) CISSP
8 7 (2.83%) MCSE
9 6 (2.43%) CEH
10 5 (2.02%) CISA
10 5 (2.02%) CISM
10 5 (2.02%) JNCIE
11 4 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.62%) MCSA
12 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.81%) MCITP
12 2 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.26%) SLA
2 7 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (21.46%) Active Directory
2 37 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.48%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.07%) vSphere
5 8 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.43%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.62%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.81%) Docker
9 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.81%) UAG
10 1 (0.40%) Firmware
10 1 (0.40%) NFS
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (7.29%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.24%) SCCM
3 7 (2.83%) Cacti
4 6 (2.43%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.43%) Puppet
5 3 (1.21%) Check_MK
5 3 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.21%) Nagios
6 2 (0.81%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.81%) Iperf
6 2 (0.81%) vRealize
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) MOM
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 145 (58.70%) Cisco
2 77 (31.17%) CheckPoint
3 49 (19.84%) VMware
4 46 (18.62%) Fortinet
5 45 (18.22%) Microsoft
6 42 (17.00%) F5
7 24 (9.72%) HP
8 22 (8.91%) Splunk
9 21 (8.50%) Juniper
10 14 (5.67%) Citrix
10 14 (5.67%) EMC
11 12 (4.86%) Palo Alto
12 11 (4.45%) NetApp
12 11 (4.45%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.64%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.64%) Sourcefire
14 7 (2.83%) Intel Security
15 6 (2.43%) WatchGuard
16 5 (2.02%) Avaya
16 5 (2.02%) Symantec
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