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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank - 13 26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling - 4.62% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 33.33% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
12 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.34% 13.85% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.13%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat