Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 90 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 -33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 61 63 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.76% 2.72% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.18% 26.69% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 55
Glasgow median annual salary £42,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,250 £34,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,625 £67,500 £53,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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 233 236 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.54% 10.21% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 159 144 136
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% -
10th Percentile £23,700 £25,000 £25,375
90th Percentile £57,750 £63,763 £54,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) LAN
2 18 (29.51%) WAN
3 17 (27.87%) Cisco
4 16 (26.23%) VMware
5 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
6 14 (22.95%) Python
6 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
7 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
8 12 (19.67%) Network Security
8 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
9 11 (18.03%) Office 365
9 11 (18.03%) DevOps
9 11 (18.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (18.03%) DNS
10 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (16.39%) ITIL
10 10 (16.39%) Maven
10 10 (16.39%) Vagrant
10 10 (16.39%) Ansible
10 10 (16.39%) Docker
10 10 (16.39%) Artifactory
10 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.39%) GitLab
10 10 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (16.39%) Packer
10 10 (16.39%) GoCD

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 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (11.48%) IaaS
5 3 (4.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) LAN
1 18 (29.51%) WAN
2 12 (19.67%) Network Security
3 11 (18.03%) DNS
3 11 (18.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.48%) VPN
6 6 (9.84%) Wireless
7 5 (8.20%) DHCP
7 5 (8.20%) MPLS
7 5 (8.20%) Skype
8 4 (6.56%) BGP
9 3 (4.92%) Internet
9 3 (4.92%) OSPF
9 3 (4.92%) SNMP
9 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
9 3 (4.92%) VLAN
9 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.92%) WLAN
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Artifactory
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
1 10 (16.39%) GitLab
1 10 (16.39%) GoCD
1 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
1 10 (16.39%) Maven
1 10 (16.39%) Sonatype Nexus
1 10 (16.39%) Subversion
1 10 (16.39%) TeamCity
1 10 (16.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Security Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Administrator
7 7 (11.48%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Network Analyst
9 5 (8.20%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (8.20%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Manager
11 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (4.92%) Incident Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Network Support
11 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (14.75%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.28%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) Kafka
4 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (4.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (3.28%) PMI
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 18 (29.51%) Windows
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
4 12 (19.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) Unix
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (18.03%) DevOps
3 10 (16.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (16.39%) ITIL
4 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Migration
6 6 (9.84%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Fault Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.20%) Proactive Management
7 5 (8.20%) SIEM
7 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.56%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (6.56%) Data Security
8 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.20%) SQL
4 4 (6.56%) VBScript
5 3 (4.92%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) R
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.11%) CCNA
3 7 (11.48%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) CCIE
5 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CEH
7 1 (1.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.64%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.64%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.64%) SANS
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Docker
3 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) iptables
6 1 (1.64%) NFS
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Ansible
1 10 (16.39%) Packer
1 10 (16.39%) Terraform
2 9 (14.75%) Graphite
2 9 (14.75%) HAProxy
2 9 (14.75%) Icinga
3 4 (6.56%) SCCM
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.64%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.64%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco
2 16 (26.23%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Symantec
5 5 (8.20%) Forcepoint
6 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.56%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.92%) Juniper
7 3 (4.92%) NEC
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) F5
8 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.28%) HP
8 2 (3.28%) McAfee
8 2 (3.28%) Sophos
8 2 (3.28%) Splunk
8 2 (3.28%) Veeam