Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 78 52
Rank change year-on-year -21 -26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 51 80 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.45% 3.48% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 30.65% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 54
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +23.53% -3.95%
10th Percentile £32,025 £34,500 £23,950
90th Percentile £55,638 £67,500 £55,525
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £43,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.51% +12.99% -3.75%

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 204 261 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.79% 11.37% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 141 169
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -1.84%
10th Percentile £23,750 £31,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £54,600
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Glasgow

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) LAN
2 17 (33.33%) WAN
3 15 (29.41%) Cisco
4 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 12 (23.53%) VMware
5 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
5 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
5 11 (21.57%) Project Management
5 11 (21.57%) Network Security
5 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (21.57%) IaaS
5 11 (21.57%) Office 365
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
6 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
6 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
6 10 (19.61%) DNS
6 10 (19.61%) Python
7 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 9 (17.65%) Skype
7 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (15.69%) Degree
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (13.73%) Billing
9 7 (13.73%) NEC

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 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) WordPress
3 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) IaaS
1 11 (21.57%) Office 365
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.73%) SaaS
4 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) LAN
1 17 (33.33%) WAN
2 11 (21.57%) Network Security
2 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (19.61%) DNS
4 9 (17.65%) Skype
5 8 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (13.73%) Unified Communications
7 6 (11.76%) Internet
7 6 (11.76%) MPLS
8 5 (9.80%) DHCP
8 5 (9.80%) VPN
9 4 (7.84%) BGP
9 4 (7.84%) SSL
10 3 (5.88%) OSPF
10 3 (5.88%) SNMP
10 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.88%) WLAN
11 2 (3.92%) SMTP
11 2 (3.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Artifactory
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) GitLab
1 6 (11.76%) GoCD
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.76%) Maven
1 6 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
1 6 (11.76%) TeamCity
1 6 (11.76%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (13.73%) Billing
2 6 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Administrator
2 10 (19.61%) Security Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (15.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Firewall Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (7.84%) Programme Manager
9 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Network Support
9 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.88%) LDAP
3 2 (3.92%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) AS400
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) FMCG
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Linux
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
1 12 (23.53%) Service Delivery
2 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (21.57%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) Load Balancing
4 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.73%) DevOps
5 7 (13.73%) Matrix Management
5 7 (13.73%) Presales
5 7 (13.73%) Six Sigma
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
1 10 (19.61%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) VBScript
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) R
5 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (9.80%) CCNA
3 5 (9.80%) CCNP
4 3 (5.88%) CCIE
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.92%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCSA
6 1 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CISM
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PMO
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.76%) Docker
3 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.96%) iptables
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Ansible
1 6 (11.76%) Graphite
1 6 (11.76%) HAProxy
1 6 (11.76%) Icinga
1 6 (11.76%) Packer
1 6 (11.76%) Terraform
2 4 (7.84%) SCCM
3 3 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Cisco
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.73%) NEC
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle
5 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.84%) Symantec
7 3 (5.88%) Juniper
7 3 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
8 2 (3.92%) Splunk
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.96%) Mitel
9 1 (1.96%) Sophos
9 1 (1.96%) Twitter