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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 67 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 81 37 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.06% 2.91% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.25% 33.33% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 65 26 26
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,625 £25,875
25th Percentile £36,000 £31,563 £30,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £44,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.12% +4.71%
75th Percentile - £65,000 £58,438
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,500 £69,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £39,250
% change year-on-year -0.55% +15.29% -21.50%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 179 111 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.19% 8.73% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 119 76 67
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,500 £24,400
25th Percentile £36,375 £32,500 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -11.58% +14.46%
75th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £64,303
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.10%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
3 30 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 30 (37.04%) DV Cleared
4 28 (34.57%) Network Security
4 28 (34.57%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (33.33%) High Availability
6 25 (30.86%) Wireshark
6 25 (30.86%) TippingPoint
6 25 (30.86%) Data Analysis
6 25 (30.86%) SMS
6 25 (30.86%) Threat Detection
6 25 (30.86%) Social Skills
7 22 (27.16%) Linux
8 21 (25.93%) Azure
9 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (19.75%) Microsoft 365
10 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
11 14 (17.28%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (17.28%) AWS
12 13 (16.05%) Degree
12 13 (16.05%) DNS
12 13 (16.05%) Finance
13 12 (14.81%) ITIL
13 12 (14.81%) VoIP
13 12 (14.81%) Cisco
13 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 12 (14.81%) SIEM
13 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2016

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Azure
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (17.28%) AWS
4 11 (13.58%) SaaS
5 10 (12.35%) IaaS
6 5 (6.17%) GCP
7 2 (2.47%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.47%) PaaS
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.23%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.57%) Network Security
2 25 (30.86%) SMS
2 25 (30.86%) Wireshark
3 13 (16.05%) DNS
4 12 (14.81%) VoIP
5 11 (13.58%) DHCP
5 11 (13.58%) LAN
5 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (13.58%) WAN
6 10 (12.35%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (11.11%) Internet
8 8 (9.88%) PABX
8 8 (9.88%) RS-232
9 7 (8.64%) VPN
10 6 (7.41%) SAN
11 4 (4.94%) IPsec
11 4 (4.94%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.94%) Wireless
12 3 (3.70%) BGP
12 3 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.47%) Ranorex
1 2 (2.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) Gradle
2 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 25 (30.86%) Social Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 8 (9.88%) Fire and Rescue
3 8 (9.88%) Organisational Skills
3 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.70%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (2.47%) Retail
8 1 (1.23%) Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Legal
8 1 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Security Engineer
2 25 (30.86%) SOC Engineer
3 18 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Customer Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Customer Service Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Field Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Field Service Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) SAML
2 5 (6.17%) COM
2 5 (6.17%) LDAP
3 2 (2.47%) OAuth
3 2 (2.47%) OpenID
3 2 (2.47%) OpenTelemetry
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (9.88%) IoT
2 8 (9.88%) NHS
2 8 (9.88%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.41%) PKI
4 5 (6.17%) Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.23%) CSOC
7 1 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.23%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 22 (27.16%) Linux
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (12.35%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (8.64%) Unix
9 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.47%) CentOS
10 2 (2.47%) Debian
10 2 (2.47%) Fedora
10 2 (2.47%) Solaris
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Kalman Filter
2 27 (33.33%) High Availability
3 25 (30.86%) Data Analysis
3 25 (30.86%) Threat Detection
4 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (14.81%) ITIL
5 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (14.81%) SIEM
6 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
6 8 (9.88%) Data Privacy
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (9.88%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.64%) Agile
7 7 (8.64%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.64%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (7.41%) Boundary Protection
8 6 (7.41%) Information Assurance
8 6 (7.41%) Information Security
9 5 (6.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) Bash
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) Groovy
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) Python
3 1 (1.23%) Ruby
3 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.04%) DV Cleared
2 30 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.05%) Degree
4 8 (9.88%) HNC
5 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (7.41%) CEH
7 5 (6.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (6.17%) CCNA
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CCIE
9 1 (1.23%) CCNP
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.23%) CISSP
9 1 (1.23%) GCIH
9 1 (1.23%) ISEB
9 1 (1.23%) MCSA
9 1 (1.23%) MCSE
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.41%) NCSC
3 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (6.17%) RMADS
3 5 (6.17%) SLA
4 3 (3.70%) NIST
5 2 (2.47%) GDPR
6 1 (1.23%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
2 10 (12.35%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) Docker
4 2 (2.47%) iptables
5 1 (1.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Nexpose
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
2 3 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.70%) Nessus
2 3 (3.70%) Terraform
3 2 (2.47%) Grafana
3 2 (2.47%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) TippingPoint
2 12 (14.81%) Cisco
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) VMware
4 8 (9.88%) Splunk
5 7 (8.64%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.17%) Centrify
6 5 (6.17%) Google
6 5 (6.17%) Meraki
7 3 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.70%) Juniper
7 3 (3.70%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.47%) Darktrace
8 2 (2.47%) F5
8 2 (2.47%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.47%) Ubiquiti
8 2 (2.47%) Zscaler
9 1 (1.23%) Arista
9 1 (1.23%) Aruba
9 1 (1.23%) Datto