Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 31 49 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.05% 2.53% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.25% 25.52% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 42
Median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.59% -8.11% +6.32%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,750 £31,600
90th Percentile £67,000 £59,375 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.43% +23.53% +13.33%

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 106 192 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.41% 9.92% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 129 191
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,419 £60,500 £59,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +3.03%

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 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) WAN
2 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (35.48%) LAN
4 11 (35.48%) AWS
5 10 (32.26%) Azure
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) ITIL
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (25.81%) Office 365
8 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
8 7 (22.58%) Information Security
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) SSL
9 6 (19.35%) CCNP
9 6 (19.35%) CCNA
9 6 (19.35%) McAfee
9 6 (19.35%) Network Security
9 6 (19.35%) Nessus
9 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
10 5 (16.13%) OpenID
10 5 (16.13%) Splunk
10 5 (16.13%) SIEM

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 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.68%) Gluu
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) AWS
2 10 (32.26%) Azure
3 8 (25.81%) Office 365
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
4 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (9.68%) AWS Fargate
4 3 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (9.68%) GitHub
4 3 (9.68%) Serverless
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (6.45%) GCP
5 2 (6.45%) IaaS
5 2 (6.45%) SaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) VPN
1 14 (45.16%) WAN
2 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (35.48%) LAN
4 8 (25.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (19.35%) Network Security
5 6 (19.35%) SSL
6 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
6 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
7 3 (9.68%) BGP
7 3 (9.68%) DHCP
7 3 (9.68%) Internet
7 3 (9.68%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (9.68%) OpenVPN
7 3 (9.68%) OSPF
7 3 (9.68%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (9.68%) SSH
7 3 (9.68%) VLAN
7 3 (9.68%) Wireless
8 2 (6.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.68%) Selenium
1 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.45%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.45%) WebScarab
General
1 3 (9.68%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) OpenID
2 3 (9.68%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (9.68%) Nightwatchjs
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) OAuth
3 2 (6.45%) OAuth2
3 2 (6.45%) SAML
4 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Debian
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Information Security
3 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Decision-Making
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) SIEM
5 4 (12.90%) Cyber Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.90%) Patch Management
6 3 (9.68%) Boundary Protection
6 3 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
6 3 (9.68%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Go
1 4 (12.90%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) AWK
2 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
2 3 (9.68%) sed
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNA
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.90%) CISSP
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) GCIH
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Certification
6 2 (6.45%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.90%) NIST
2 3 (9.68%) NCSC
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (3.23%) NIST 800
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) iptables
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Nessus
2 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
3 4 (12.90%) Ansible
3 4 (12.90%) Nagios
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (9.68%) Kibana
4 3 (9.68%) logstash
4 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.68%) Munin
4 3 (9.68%) OSSEC
4 3 (9.68%) Packer
4 3 (9.68%) Puppet
4 3 (9.68%) Terraform
5 2 (6.45%) Core Impact
5 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
5 2 (6.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (6.45%) Nexpose
6 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.23%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Fortinet
3 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) McAfee
4 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
5 5 (16.13%) Sophos
5 5 (16.13%) Splunk
6 4 (12.90%) Rapid7
6 4 (12.90%) Symantec
7 3 (9.68%) F5
7 3 (9.68%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) Lets Encrypt
7 3 (9.68%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.45%) Aruba
8 2 (6.45%) Centrify
8 2 (6.45%) Dell
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam
8 2 (6.45%) Zerto