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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 128 95 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.46% 3.08% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.16% 25.82% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 66 62 54
Median salary £39,528 £37,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.71% -11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £51,500 £48,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
354 368 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.10% 11.91% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 232 233 292
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +47 67 £34,169 -14.57% 4
Glasgow +8 43 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Renfrewshire +1 6 £35,000 -
South Ayrshire - 4 £40,561 -
West Lothian +1 2 £30,250 -10.66%
Falkirk -1 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Stirling - 1 £32,500 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 -
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Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 149 (52.10%) Cisco
2 95 (33.22%) Windows
2 95 (33.22%) Finance
3 85 (29.72%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (29.02%) CheckPoint
5 79 (27.62%) Data Centre
6 77 (26.92%) WAN
7 75 (26.22%) LAN
8 69 (24.13%) CCNP
9 63 (22.03%) VMware
10 60 (20.98%) Wireless
10 60 (20.98%) DNS
11 59 (20.63%) Active Directory
12 57 (19.93%) Network Security
13 56 (19.58%) Linux
14 53 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 52 (18.18%) CCNA
16 50 (17.48%) Microsoft
16 50 (17.48%) TCP/IP
17 49 (17.13%) Fortinet
18 43 (15.03%) VPN
18 43 (15.03%) Network Design
19 41 (14.34%) MPLS
20 40 (13.99%) DHCP
21 39 (13.64%) F5
22 38 (13.29%) ITIL
23 36 (12.59%) Internet
23 36 (12.59%) Windows Server
24 34 (11.89%) PowerShell
24 34 (11.89%) BGP

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 27 (9.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.85%) IIS
4 9 (3.15%) Apache Qpid
4 9 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (2.45%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.40%) Apache
9 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) Confluence
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.90%) SaaS
3 13 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.15%) GitHub
4 9 (3.15%) Google App Engine
4 9 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.15%) Google Compute Engine
4 9 (3.15%) Heroku
4 9 (3.15%) PaaS
5 7 (2.45%) Office 365
6 4 (1.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (26.92%) WAN
2 75 (26.22%) LAN
3 60 (20.98%) DNS
3 60 (20.98%) Wireless
4 57 (19.93%) Network Security
5 50 (17.48%) TCP/IP
6 43 (15.03%) VPN
7 41 (14.34%) MPLS
8 40 (13.99%) DHCP
9 36 (12.59%) Internet
10 34 (11.89%) BGP
11 31 (10.84%) OSPF
11 31 (10.84%) SAN
11 31 (10.84%) VoIP
12 30 (10.49%) EIGRP
13 20 (6.99%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (6.29%) DMVPN
14 18 (6.29%) SNA
15 17 (5.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.55%) MySQL
2 11 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (3.15%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.15%) RDBMS
3 9 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.70%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 95 (33.22%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Retail
3 16 (5.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (4.90%) Banking
5 9 (3.15%) Billing
6 7 (2.45%) Publishing
7 3 (1.05%) Back Office
7 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.70%) Games
8 2 (0.70%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Local Government
8 2 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (18.18%) Consultant
2 48 (16.78%) Network Engineer
3 33 (11.54%) Analyst
3 33 (11.54%) Network Consultant
4 29 (10.14%) Security Engineer
5 28 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (8.39%) Architect
6 24 (8.39%) Security Consultant
7 18 (6.29%) Data Consultant
8 15 (5.24%) Network Security Consultant
9 14 (4.90%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (4.90%) Support Engineer
9 14 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.20%) IT Engineer
11 12 (4.20%) Network Analyst
11 12 (4.20%) Senior Security Engineer
11 12 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.85%) Web Services
2 10 (3.50%) HTML
3 9 (3.15%) Java EE
3 9 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (2.45%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.70%) LAMP
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (27.62%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.20%) EMC VNX
3 12 (4.20%) Private Cloud
4 10 (3.50%) Blog
4 10 (3.50%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (3.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.70%) Clustering
9 2 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.35%) FMCG
10 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (33.22%) Windows
2 56 (19.58%) Linux
3 36 (12.59%) Windows Server
4 25 (8.74%) Unix
4 25 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.80%) AIX
7 8 (2.80%) Solaris
7 8 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.10%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.75%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.75%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.03%) Network Design
2 38 (13.29%) ITIL
3 22 (7.69%) DevOps
3 22 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 20 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (6.99%) Project Management
5 18 (6.29%) High Availability
6 17 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 13 (4.55%) Information Security
10 12 (4.20%) Change Control
11 11 (3.85%) Capacity Management
11 11 (3.85%) SIEM
12 10 (3.50%) Change Management
12 10 (3.50%) Network Architecture
13 9 (3.15%) Automated Testing
13 9 (3.15%) Business Continuity
13 9 (3.15%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.89%) PowerShell
2 28 (9.79%) C#
3 27 (9.44%) SQL
4 20 (6.99%) Python
5 16 (5.59%) Perl
6 15 (5.24%) Java
7 14 (4.90%) VBScript
8 10 (3.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.15%) C++
10 8 (2.80%) Korn
11 5 (1.75%) VB
12 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
13 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (29.72%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (24.13%) CCNP
3 52 (18.18%) CCNA
4 24 (8.39%) CCIE
4 24 (8.39%) Degree
5 18 (6.29%) CCSE
6 16 (5.59%) CCSA
7 15 (5.24%) CCSP
8 10 (3.50%) CISSP
9 9 (3.15%) CEH
9 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.10%) CISA
10 6 (2.10%) CISM
11 5 (1.75%) MCSA
12 4 (1.40%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.40%) MCSE
13 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.05%) SANS
13 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.69%) SLA
2 7 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 53 (18.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.29%) vSphere
5 10 (3.50%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (3.15%) Docker
7 8 (2.80%) Sendmail
8 6 (2.10%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.75%) Firmware
9 5 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.40%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.70%) NFS
12 2 (0.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (6.64%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.55%) SCCM
3 12 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.20%) Puppet
4 9 (3.15%) CFEngine
5 7 (2.45%) Cacti
5 7 (2.45%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.40%) vRealize
7 3 (1.05%) SCOM
8 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.70%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.70%) Iperf
8 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.70%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) Ansible
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) MOM
9 1 (0.35%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 149 (52.10%) Cisco
2 83 (29.02%) CheckPoint
3 63 (22.03%) VMware
4 50 (17.48%) Microsoft
5 49 (17.13%) Fortinet
6 39 (13.64%) F5
7 29 (10.14%) HP
8 20 (6.99%) Oracle
9 18 (6.29%) Juniper
10 15 (5.24%) EMC
10 15 (5.24%) Splunk
11 14 (4.90%) Citrix
12 12 (4.20%) IBM
12 12 (4.20%) NetApp
13 10 (3.50%) Blue Coat
14 9 (3.15%) Google
14 9 (3.15%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.15%) Sybase
15 8 (2.80%) Sun
16 6 (2.10%) Symantec
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