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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 55 65 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +50
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 122 110 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.30% 3.50% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.98% 27.30% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 68 51 48
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +12.00%
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
313 403 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.04% 12.81% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 178 270 289
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Glasgow -12 54 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Edinburgh +12 42 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Falkirk - 6 £52,500 -
Stirling +12 4 £32,500 -43.47% 2
Renfrewshire -2 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 £46,250 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £28,500 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £38,655 -
Aberdeen +7 1 £43,000 -14.00%
Dundee - 1 £53,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 115 (46.94%) Cisco
2 92 (37.55%) Windows
3 79 (32.24%) Active Directory
4 78 (31.84%) DNS
5 72 (29.39%) Microsoft
6 71 (28.98%) WAN
7 69 (28.16%) LAN
7 69 (28.16%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (27.35%) Data Centre
9 62 (25.31%) Windows Server
10 61 (24.90%) DHCP
10 61 (24.90%) Finance
11 58 (23.67%) VMware
12 57 (23.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (20.82%) SQL
13 51 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
14 50 (20.41%) Load Balancing
14 50 (20.41%) SQL Server
15 48 (19.59%) CCNP
16 47 (19.18%) TCP/IP
17 45 (18.37%) Hyper-V
18 44 (17.96%) CheckPoint
19 43 (17.55%) CCNA
19 43 (17.55%) Juniper
20 42 (17.14%) ITIL
20 42 (17.14%) Network Security
21 41 (16.73%) Network Design
22 40 (16.33%) SAN
22 40 (16.33%) SCCM

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 34 (13.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.45%) Apache Qpid
3 6 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.04%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.63%) IIS
6 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (12.24%) Office 365
3 8 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.86%) SaaS
5 6 (2.45%) GitHub
5 6 (2.45%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.45%) Google Compute Engine
5 6 (2.45%) Heroku
5 6 (2.45%) IaaS
5 6 (2.45%) PaaS
6 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 78 (31.84%) DNS
2 71 (28.98%) WAN
3 69 (28.16%) LAN
4 61 (24.90%) DHCP
5 47 (19.18%) TCP/IP
6 42 (17.14%) Network Security
7 40 (16.33%) SAN
8 38 (15.51%) Wireless
9 35 (14.29%) VPN
10 34 (13.88%) OSPF
11 32 (13.06%) BGP
12 27 (11.02%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (10.20%) MPLS
14 24 (9.80%) Internet
15 20 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (8.16%) EIGRP
16 19 (7.76%) SSL
17 18 (7.35%) DMVPN
18 17 (6.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (2.45%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.45%) MySQL
2 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.45%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (24.90%) Finance
2 13 (5.31%) Banking
3 12 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.86%) Publishing
4 7 (2.86%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Billing
5 6 (2.45%) Law
6 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.22%) Games
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (22.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (17.14%) Network Engineer
3 38 (15.51%) Consultant
4 31 (12.65%) Architect
5 28 (11.43%) Security Engineer
6 27 (11.02%) Network Consultant
7 24 (9.80%) Analyst
8 23 (9.39%) IT Engineer
9 18 (7.35%) Data Consultant
9 18 (7.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (6.94%) Network Architect
11 15 (6.12%) Senior Security Engineer
12 14 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (5.31%) Senior IT Engineer
14 12 (4.90%) Network Security Engineer
15 11 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
16 10 (4.08%) Security Analyst
17 9 (3.67%) Support Engineer
17 9 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
18 8 (3.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.49%) XML
2 8 (3.27%) Web Services
3 6 (2.45%) 802.1X
3 6 (2.45%) Java EE
3 6 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (2.45%) XSL
4 5 (2.04%) JSON
4 5 (2.04%) REST
4 5 (2.04%) SOAP
5 3 (1.22%) CSS
5 3 (1.22%) HTML
6 2 (0.82%) COM
6 2 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 67 (27.35%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (2.86%) Blog
7 7 (2.86%) DataPower
8 6 (2.45%) CCTV
8 6 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.04%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.22%) Clustering
11 2 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.82%) Informatics
11 2 (0.82%) PKI
11 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (37.55%) Windows
2 62 (25.31%) Windows Server
3 57 (23.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (12.65%) Linux
5 27 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (4.90%) Unix
8 9 (3.67%) Solaris
9 5 (2.04%) AIX
9 5 (2.04%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.82%) Debian
11 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.41%) CentOS
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.41%) Load Balancing
2 42 (17.14%) ITIL
3 41 (16.73%) Network Design
4 28 (11.43%) Business Continuity
5 25 (10.20%) Project Management
6 20 (8.16%) High Availability
7 18 (7.35%) Change Control
8 16 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (6.53%) SIEM
9 15 (6.12%) Information Security
9 15 (6.12%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.71%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.31%) Matrix Management
11 13 (5.31%) Matrix Organization
12 10 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (4.08%) Network Management
13 9 (3.67%) Business Continuity Planning
13 9 (3.67%) Capacity Management
13 9 (3.67%) DDoS Mitigation
13 9 (3.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.82%) SQL
2 19 (7.76%) Perl
3 18 (7.35%) Python
4 16 (6.53%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.71%) C#
6 12 (4.90%) Java
7 9 (3.67%) VBScript
8 6 (2.45%) C++
8 6 (2.45%) Ruby
9 5 (2.04%) Korn
10 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (28.16%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (19.59%) CCNP
3 43 (17.55%) CCNA
4 30 (12.24%) CCIE
5 24 (9.80%) Degree
6 16 (6.53%) CISSP
7 7 (2.86%) CCSA
7 7 (2.86%) CCSE
8 6 (2.45%) SANS
9 5 (2.04%) CCSP
9 5 (2.04%) CEH
9 5 (2.04%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.63%) JNCIA
10 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.22%) CCDA
11 3 (1.22%) CISM
11 3 (1.22%) GCIA
11 3 (1.22%) GCIH
11 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.29%) SLA
2 21 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.63%) COBIT
4 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.41%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 79 (32.24%) Active Directory
2 51 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.86%) Docker
4 7 (2.86%) vSphere
5 5 (2.04%) Sendmail
6 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.82%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) RACF
8 1 (0.41%) Snort
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (16.33%) SCCM
2 27 (11.02%) SCOM
3 9 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.67%) Puppet
4 8 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.45%) CFEngine
5 6 (2.45%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.22%) Ansible
6 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.22%) QRadar
7 1 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Nessus
7 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.41%) Packer
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.41%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 115 (46.94%) Cisco
2 72 (29.39%) Microsoft
3 58 (23.67%) VMware
4 44 (17.96%) CheckPoint
5 43 (17.55%) Juniper
6 35 (14.29%) F5
7 32 (13.06%) Fortinet
8 22 (8.98%) HP
9 19 (7.76%) Dell
10 16 (6.53%) IBM
10 16 (6.53%) Kaspersky
10 16 (6.53%) Siemens
10 16 (6.53%) WatchGuard
11 14 (5.71%) Oracle
12 13 (5.31%) Symantec
13 9 (3.67%) Palo Alto
13 9 (3.67%) Remedy
14 8 (3.27%) Google
14 8 (3.27%) Nimsoft
15 6 (2.45%) Aruba
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