Firewall Jobs in Scotland

Firewall
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 179 119 65
Rank change year-on-year -60 -54 +41
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 118 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.39% 2.44% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 19.41% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 53 79 141
10th Percentile £32,550 £32,500 £27,125
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,263 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +7.78%
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £64,796 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 630 608 741
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.28% 12.58% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 454 310 380
10th Percentile - £28,950 £27,125
25th Percentile £25,000 £36,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,750 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -31.90% +9.38% +9.09%
75th Percentile £58,750 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £90,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Scotland

Firewall
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Scotland

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Scotland

Firewall
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Edinburgh +25 30 £42,500 -26.09% 12
Glasgow -76 29 £55,000 +18.60% 6
Dunbartonshire - 2 £40,764 - 1
Aberdeenshire +10 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -4 1 - -
Dundee -13 1 £38,500 -30.00%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.85%) Azure
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (22.73%) AWS
4 7 (10.61%) Entra ID
4 7 (10.61%) PaaS
5 6 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (9.09%) Azure Sentinel
5 6 (9.09%) IaaS
6 4 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.06%) Google Workspace
7 2 (3.03%) GCP
7 2 (3.03%) SaaS
8 1 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.52%) Azure App Service
8 1 (1.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.52%) GitHub
8 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.52%) Slack
8 1 (1.52%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) VPN
2 15 (22.73%) WAN
3 14 (21.21%) DNS
3 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (19.70%) DHCP
4 13 (19.70%) LAN
5 12 (18.18%) Wireless
6 10 (15.15%) OSPF
7 9 (13.64%) Cisco Firepower
7 9 (13.64%) Internet
8 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (10.61%) IPsec
9 7 (10.61%) Network Security
10 6 (9.09%) BGP
10 6 (9.09%) MPLS
10 6 (9.09%) SD-WAN
10 6 (9.09%) WLAN
11 5 (7.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (6.06%) HSRP
12 4 (6.06%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Git
3 1 (1.52%) GitLab
3 1 (1.52%) Gradle
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 15 (22.73%) Social Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.52%) Law
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Senior
3 8 (12.12%) IT Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Network Technician
4 6 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior IT Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Junior
8 2 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Driving Licence
2 12 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
4 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Onboarding
5 3 (4.55%) Product Ownership
6 2 (3.03%) CCTV
6 2 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (3.03%) Cyber Threat
6 2 (3.03%) IoT
6 2 (3.03%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (3.03%) Replication
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.52%) Operational Technology
7 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.58%) CentOS
4 5 (7.58%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) Unix
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (21.21%) DevOps
3 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 9 (13.64%) ITIL
4 9 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.61%) Incident Response
5 7 (10.61%) ITSM
6 6 (9.09%) Information Security
6 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (9.09%) Network Design
7 5 (7.58%) Agile
7 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (7.58%) Roadmaps
7 5 (7.58%) SDLC
7 5 (7.58%) Security Operations
7 5 (7.58%) SIEM
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Leadership
7 5 (7.58%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
1 8 (12.12%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) Bash
3 2 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (1.52%) Bicep
4 1 (1.52%) Groovy
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (28.79%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) CCNP
3 9 (13.64%) CCNA
4 5 (7.58%) JNCIP
5 4 (6.06%) Azure Certification
5 4 (6.06%) CISSP
5 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.06%) JNCIA
5 4 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) CCIE
6 3 (4.55%) JNCIE
6 3 (4.55%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.03%) PMP
8 1 (1.52%) CISA
8 1 (1.52%) CISM
8 1 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.12%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (6.06%) SOC 2
4 3 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (3.03%) NIST
6 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (1.52%) SOC 3
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) Terraform
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (15.15%) Ansible
4 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.55%) CASB
6 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.03%) Puppet
7 1 (1.52%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Cisco
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Juniper
4 6 (9.09%) Meraki
5 4 (6.06%) Google
5 4 (6.06%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (1.52%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) Citrix
8 1 (1.52%) Commvault
8 1 (1.52%) ConnectWise
8 1 (1.52%) CrowdStrike
8 1 (1.52%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.52%) Sophos
8 1 (1.52%) Splunk
8 1 (1.52%) Sun
8 1 (1.52%) Trustwave