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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 79 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 98 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.70% 1.75% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.46% 16.17% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67 30 37
Average salary £40,000 £31,750 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.98% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
479 334 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 10.80% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 300 226 269
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £22,743
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £56,750
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +16 46 £35,250 +11.90%
Glasgow +13 31 £40,000 +24.03% 3
Stirling - 8 £47,500 -
North Lanarkshire +1 4 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Aberdeen +10 3 £32,500 -27.77% 2
West Lothian +3 1 £37,000 +34.54% 1
Fife +1 1 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 94 (59.49%) Windows
2 61 (38.61%) Cisco
3 53 (33.54%) VMware
4 49 (31.01%) VPN
5 46 (29.11%) WAN
6 42 (26.58%) Microsoft
7 41 (25.95%) Finance
8 40 (25.32%) TCP/IP
8 40 (25.32%) Linux
8 40 (25.32%) ITIL
9 39 (24.68%) MS Exchange
9 39 (24.68%) LAN
10 38 (24.05%) Active Directory
10 38 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (19.62%) Degree
12 30 (18.99%) SAN
13 29 (18.35%) DNS
14 28 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (17.72%) Network Security
15 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (17.09%) UNIX
15 27 (17.09%) Information Security
15 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
16 26 (16.46%) MS Excel
17 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
17 24 (15.19%) Internet
17 24 (15.19%) Hyper-V
18 23 (14.56%) Citrix
19 22 (13.92%) Intrusion Detection
20 21 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.13%) IIS
4 10 (6.33%) Lync
5 8 (5.06%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.80%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.16%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.90%) Apache
11 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (16.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.27%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Office 365
2 6 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.16%) IaaS
4 3 (1.90%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (31.01%) VPN
2 46 (29.11%) WAN
3 40 (25.32%) TCP/IP
4 39 (24.68%) LAN
5 30 (18.99%) SAN
6 29 (18.35%) DNS
7 28 (17.72%) Network Security
8 24 (15.19%) Internet
9 22 (13.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 19 (12.03%) VoIP
11 17 (10.76%) VLAN
11 17 (10.76%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (9.49%) Wireless
13 13 (8.23%) SSL
13 13 (8.23%) MPLS
14 11 (6.96%) DMZ
15 10 (6.33%) DHCP
15 10 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (5.70%) LDAP
16 9 (5.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 15 (9.49%) Law
3 10 (6.33%) Legal
4 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.80%) Games
6 4 (2.53%) Publishing
7 3 (1.90%) Banking
7 3 (1.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (32.28%) Analyst
2 35 (22.15%) Security Analyst
3 18 (11.39%) Network Engineer
4 14 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) Consultant
5 10 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (6.33%) Security Specialist
6 9 (5.70%) Administrator
6 9 (5.70%) Support Analyst
6 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.70%) Information Security Specialist
6 9 (5.70%) Information Specialist
7 8 (5.06%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (5.06%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) IT Support
8 7 (4.43%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (3.80%) Support Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) COM
1 8 (5.06%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.80%) JSP
2 6 (3.80%) SOAP
3 5 (3.16%) .NET
3 5 (3.16%) XML
3 5 (3.16%) MSMQ
4 4 (2.53%) HTML
4 4 (2.53%) REST
4 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.90%) Struts
5 3 (1.90%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.90%) JSF
5 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (1.90%) jQuery
5 3 (1.90%) JBoss Seam
5 3 (1.90%) Java EE 5
5 3 (1.90%) RichFaces
5 3 (1.90%) JAX-RS
6 2 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.59%) Replication
3 10 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.70%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.53%) Open Source
7 4 (2.53%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.90%) DataPower
8 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.27%) Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.27%) CMDB
9 2 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.63%) Wiki
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (59.49%) Windows
2 40 (25.32%) Linux
3 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (17.09%) UNIX
4 21 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.59%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.33%) Ubuntu
8 7 (4.43%) CentOS
8 7 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.80%) HPUX
10 5 (3.16%) Windows 2000
10 5 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.53%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.90%) OS/2
12 3 (1.90%) Solaris
13 2 (1.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.32%) ITIL
2 27 (17.09%) Information Security
3 13 (8.23%) Security Management
3 13 (8.23%) Project Management
4 12 (7.59%) SIEM
5 11 (6.96%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.96%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.33%) Information Security Management
6 10 (6.33%) ISMS
7 9 (5.70%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.70%) Workflow
7 9 (5.70%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (5.06%) Business Continuity
8 8 (5.06%) ERP
8 8 (5.06%) BCP
8 8 (5.06%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (5.06%) Line Management
9 7 (4.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.43%) CRM
10 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.76%) SQL
2 13 (8.23%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.96%) Perl
4 10 (6.33%) Java
5 8 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.53%) C#
7 4 (2.53%) VBScript
7 4 (2.53%) VB
7 4 (2.53%) Ruby
7 4 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.53%) Python
8 3 (1.90%) C
8 3 (1.90%) VBA
8 3 (1.90%) C++
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (19.62%) Degree
2 28 (17.72%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (12.03%) CCNA
3 19 (12.03%) CISSP
4 18 (11.39%) CEH
4 18 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (8.23%) CCNP
5 13 (8.23%) MCSE
6 11 (6.96%) MCSA
7 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.06%) GCIA
9 7 (4.43%) GIAC
10 5 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.16%) APMP
10 5 (3.16%) SSCP
11 4 (2.53%) CISA
11 4 (2.53%) GSEC
11 4 (2.53%) GCIH
11 4 (2.53%) GWAPT
11 4 (2.53%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) COBIT
3 2 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (24.05%) Active Directory
1 38 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.19%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.33%) vSphere
4 8 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.06%) XenApp
5 4 (2.53%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.90%) XenServer
6 3 (1.90%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.90%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (1.27%) NFS
8 1 (0.63%) Gluster
8 1 (0.63%) Openswan
8 1 (0.63%) KVM
8 1 (0.63%) Postfix
8 1 (0.63%) Squid
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.33%) SCCM
2 6 (3.80%) Nagios
2 6 (3.80%) Puppet
2 6 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.53%) Salt
3 4 (2.53%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.53%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.27%) HP NNM
5 2 (1.27%) SCOM
5 2 (1.27%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.27%) Cacti
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.63%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.63%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 61 (38.61%) Cisco
2 53 (33.54%) VMware
3 42 (26.58%) Microsoft
4 23 (14.56%) Citrix
5 20 (12.66%) HP
6 19 (12.03%) Oracle
7 18 (11.39%) CheckPoint
8 16 (10.13%) Red Hat
9 14 (8.86%) Juniper
10 9 (5.70%) IBM
11 7 (4.43%) EMC
11 7 (4.43%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.80%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.80%) Avaya
13 5 (3.16%) Nortel
13 5 (3.16%) Brocade
13 5 (3.16%) Fujitsu
13 5 (3.16%) F5
13 5 (3.16%) Clearswift
13 5 (3.16%) BT
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £27000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
North Lanarkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Home working and Bonus
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Scotland
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + Training / Career progression
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, 10% Annual Bonus
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Aberdeen
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance + Annual Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Bathgate
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Renfrew
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Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Alloa
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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North Lanarkshire
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