The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 0.81% 4.48% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 33.33% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 11.38% 13.43% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Firewall
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Stirling region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Stirling

Firewall
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds