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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 95 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 76 103 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 2.76% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.60% 21.15% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 42 68 31
Average salary £46,500 £38,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.77% +20.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
369 487 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.07% 13.04% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 236 307 221
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Glasgow +4 34 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Edinburgh -27 21 £50,000 +49.25% 6
Stirling +8 8 £55,000 +15.78%
West Lothian -3 4 £22,500 -39.18% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Aberdeen +9 2 £44,250 +47.50%
Renfrewshire -3 1 - -
Dundee -4 1 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Falkirk - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 95 (50.53%) Cisco
2 66 (35.11%) Windows
3 61 (32.45%) CheckPoint
4 59 (31.38%) WAN
5 51 (27.13%) VPN
5 51 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (25.00%) LAN
7 46 (24.47%) Network Security
8 45 (23.94%) VMware
9 44 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 44 (23.40%) ITIL
10 43 (22.87%) Finance
11 40 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (20.74%) CCNA
13 35 (18.62%) MS Excel
14 33 (17.55%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (17.02%) DNS
16 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
17 30 (15.96%) SQL
18 29 (15.43%) DHCP
19 28 (14.89%) Active Directory
20 27 (14.36%) CCNP
21 26 (13.83%) MPLS
22 25 (13.30%) SAN
22 25 (13.30%) SSL
22 25 (13.30%) MS Exchange
22 25 (13.30%) Wireless
23 23 (12.23%) Linux
23 23 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
23 23 (12.23%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (13.30%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (3.72%) IIS
8 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.60%) Lync
9 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.53%) JBoss
10 1 (0.53%) Apache
10 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) nginx
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 35 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.53%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (31.38%) WAN
2 51 (27.13%) VPN
3 47 (25.00%) LAN
4 46 (24.47%) Network Security
5 33 (17.55%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (17.02%) DNS
7 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
8 29 (15.43%) DHCP
9 26 (13.83%) MPLS
10 25 (13.30%) SSL
10 25 (13.30%) SAN
10 25 (13.30%) Wireless
11 15 (7.98%) Internet
11 15 (7.98%) EIGRP
12 13 (6.91%) SMTP
12 13 (6.91%) VoIP
12 13 (6.91%) IPsec
13 12 (6.38%) BGP
14 11 (5.85%) TACACS
14 11 (5.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.32%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.60%) MySQL
4 3 (1.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Maven
1 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.53%) Gradle
1 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (22.87%) Finance
2 21 (11.17%) Retail
3 18 (9.57%) Banking
4 12 (6.38%) Back Office
5 8 (4.26%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.13%) Law
7 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Games
8 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
9 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (12.77%) Analyst
3 17 (9.04%) Consultant
4 16 (8.51%) Security Analyst
4 16 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.91%) Administrator
5 13 (6.91%) Security Consultant
6 12 (6.38%) Process Consultant
6 12 (6.38%) Network Support
7 11 (5.85%) Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (5.32%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Security Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) Firewall Administrator
9 9 (4.79%) Senior Security Consultant
9 9 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Network Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Design Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.85%) .NET
2 9 (4.79%) HTML
3 7 (3.72%) Web Services
4 5 (2.66%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.60%) XML
5 3 (1.60%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.06%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.53%) SOAP
7 1 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.51%) Online Banking
1 16 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.98%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.38%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.13%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.13%) SecurID
5 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.06%) PMI
6 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.06%) Physics
6 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.11%) Windows
2 23 (12.23%) Linux
2 23 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (8.51%) UNIX
5 13 (6.91%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.53%) Debian
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.40%) ITIL
2 17 (9.04%) Change Management
2 17 (9.04%) Load Balancing
2 17 (9.04%) Mentoring
3 16 (8.51%) Change Control
4 15 (7.98%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (6.91%) PRINCE2
6 12 (6.38%) Network Design
6 12 (6.38%) SIEM
7 11 (5.85%) Information Security
8 10 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.79%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.26%) CRM
10 8 (4.26%) Open Source
11 6 (3.19%) Workflow
12 5 (2.66%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.66%) Service Management
12 5 (2.66%) Risk Management
12 5 (2.66%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.96%) SQL
2 11 (5.85%) C#
2 11 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.32%) PL/SQL
4 9 (4.79%) C
5 7 (3.72%) Java
6 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.06%) C++
7 2 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (20.74%) CCNA
3 27 (14.36%) CCNP
4 18 (9.57%) Degree
5 16 (8.51%) CCSA
5 16 (8.51%) CCSE
6 13 (6.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.72%) CISSP
9 5 (2.66%) CISM
10 4 (2.13%) CEH
10 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.13%) CISA
10 4 (2.13%) CCENT
11 3 (1.60%) HND
11 3 (1.60%) MCSE
12 2 (1.06%) CCIE
12 2 (1.06%) CCDA
12 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.91%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.89%) Active Directory
3 23 (12.23%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.17%) vSphere
5 13 (6.91%) XenApp
6 3 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.60%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.53%) LXC
7 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (10.11%) SCOM
2 17 (9.04%) SCCM
3 12 (6.38%) SCVMM
3 12 (6.38%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (2.13%) WMI
4 4 (2.13%) Puppet
4 4 (2.13%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.06%) Nagios
6 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.53%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.53%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.53%) Ansible
7 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 95 (50.53%) Cisco
2 61 (32.45%) CheckPoint
3 45 (23.94%) VMware
4 44 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 22 (11.70%) F5
6 18 (9.57%) HP
7 15 (7.98%) Citrix
7 15 (7.98%) SolarWinds
8 14 (7.45%) McAfee
9 13 (6.91%) Fortinet
9 13 (6.91%) Oracle
10 11 (5.85%) Blue Coat
10 11 (5.85%) Riverbed
11 10 (5.32%) Mitel
11 10 (5.32%) Juniper
12 7 (3.72%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.66%) Cognos
13 5 (2.66%) Pega
14 4 (2.13%) Splunk
14 4 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
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NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £60000 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Livingston
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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