Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 56 70
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 69 23 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.75% 3.40% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.94% 32.39% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53 16 37
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £27,200
25th Percentile £35,000 £40,313 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +7.14%
75th Percentile £51,250 £65,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £79,750 " £58,600
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,250 £48,004
% change year-on-year +0.59% -11.99% +7.87%

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 147 71 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.11% 10.50% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 98 42 109
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,375 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,974 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.05% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £57,063 £61,063 £56,250
90th Percentile £69,875 £65,000 £69,080
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +3.45%

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 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 28 (40.58%) Microsoft 365
2 25 (36.23%) Azure
3 24 (34.78%) Windows
4 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.54%) Network Security
6 19 (27.54%) Windows Server
7 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 17 (24.64%) Linux
9 16 (23.19%) VMware
9 16 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (20.29%) Finance
11 14 (20.29%) High Availability
12 13 (18.84%) LAN
13 12 (17.39%) DNS
13 12 (17.39%) Information Security
13 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (15.94%) Data Analysis
14 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (15.94%) SMS
14 11 (15.94%) WAN
14 11 (15.94%) DHCP
14 11 (15.94%) TippingPoint
14 11 (15.94%) DV Cleared
14 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
14 11 (15.94%) Wireshark
14 11 (15.94%) AWS
14 11 (15.94%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (15.94%) Threat Detection

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 2 (2.90%) Apache
1 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Ethereum
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft 365
2 25 (36.23%) Azure
3 11 (15.94%) AWS
4 10 (14.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (5.80%) IaaS
6 4 (5.80%) PaaS
7 2 (2.90%) GCP
7 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) Network Security
2 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 13 (18.84%) LAN
4 12 (17.39%) DNS
5 11 (15.94%) DHCP
5 11 (15.94%) SMS
5 11 (15.94%) WAN
5 11 (15.94%) Wireshark
6 10 (14.49%) VoIP
7 8 (11.59%) DMZ
7 8 (11.59%) Kerberos
7 8 (11.59%) SSL
7 8 (11.59%) VPN
8 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (8.70%) SAN
8 6 (8.70%) VLAN
9 5 (7.25%) IPsec
9 5 (7.25%) Wireless
10 4 (5.80%) HTTP
10 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Redis
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.45%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (1.45%) German Language
7 1 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Security Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) SOC Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.80%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.80%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.35%) Information Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) IT Support
9 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) SAML
2 5 (7.25%) OAuth
2 5 (7.25%) OpenID
3 3 (4.35%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) Celery
4 1 (1.45%) Django
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) LDAP
4 1 (1.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.80%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.45%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 19 (27.54%) Windows Server
3 17 (24.64%) Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (2.90%) Unix
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (20.29%) High Availability
4 12 (17.39%) Information Security
4 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (15.94%) Data Analysis
5 11 (15.94%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (15.94%) Threat Detection
6 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) ITIL
6 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 8 (11.59%) Change Management
7 8 (11.59%) DevOps
8 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.70%) Operational Stability
9 6 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (8.70%) SIEM
9 6 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (7.25%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.80%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) DV Cleared
1 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 2 (2.90%) CISA
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) CRISC
5 1 (1.45%) ACSP
5 1 (1.45%) CEH
5 1 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.45%) HNC
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (10.14%) NIST
3 4 (5.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (2.90%) SLA
5 1 (1.45%) COBIT
5 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Docker
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Ansible
2 4 (5.80%) Grafana
2 4 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.80%) Prometheus
2 4 (5.80%) Terraform
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) VMware
3 11 (15.94%) TippingPoint
4 10 (14.49%) Cisco
5 7 (10.14%) Veeam
6 6 (8.70%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Zscaler
8 3 (4.35%) Apple
8 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.35%) NetApp
8 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.35%) Splunk
9 2 (2.90%) Aruba
9 2 (2.90%) F5
9 2 (2.90%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) EMC
10 1 (1.45%) Juniper