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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 56 60
Rank change year-on-year -26 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 68 121 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.53% 4.23% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.05% 38.91% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 67 53
Median salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,400 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% -2.35%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 295 311 403
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.96% 10.88% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 201 176 270
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Scotland

Firewall
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Scotland

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -13 30 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Edinburgh -18 29 £42,500 -2.85% 5
North Lanarkshire +2 3 £36,000 +26.31% 1
Dundee -6 2 £28,750 -45.75%
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Scottish Borders - 1 £34,000 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Firewall
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 67 (48.20%) Windows
1 67 (48.20%) Cisco
2 46 (33.09%) WAN
3 45 (32.37%) Windows Server
4 39 (28.06%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (24.46%) LAN
5 34 (24.46%) Finance
6 31 (22.30%) VMware
7 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
8 29 (20.86%) DNS
8 29 (20.86%) Active Directory
8 29 (20.86%) Linux
9 28 (20.14%) SIEM
10 26 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (15.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 19 (13.67%) CheckPoint
12 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (13.67%) Hyper-V
13 18 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.23%) CCNP
14 17 (12.23%) SQL
14 17 (12.23%) ITIL
14 17 (12.23%) SAN
14 17 (12.23%) Load Balancing
15 16 (11.51%) Network Security
15 16 (11.51%) DHCP
15 16 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (10.79%) Data Centre
16 15 (10.79%) CCIE

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (10.79%) IIS
1 15 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.76%) Apache
2 8 (5.76%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Office 365
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (33.09%) WAN
2 34 (24.46%) LAN
3 29 (20.86%) DNS
4 21 (15.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (12.95%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
6 17 (12.23%) SAN
7 16 (11.51%) DHCP
7 16 (11.51%) Network Security
8 13 (9.35%) BGP
8 13 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (9.35%) VPN
9 9 (6.47%) NAS
9 9 (6.47%) VoIP
10 8 (5.76%) iSCSI
10 8 (5.76%) MPLS
11 7 (5.04%) Internet
11 7 (5.04%) Wireless
12 6 (4.32%) OSPF
12 6 (4.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.19%) MySQL
3 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.88%) Subversion
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Games
3 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Law
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (15.11%) Analyst
2 20 (14.39%) Network Engineer
3 15 (10.79%) Graduate
4 12 (8.63%) IT Graduate
5 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (7.19%) Security Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Information Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Information Security Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Network Specialist
9 7 (5.04%) Consultant
9 7 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Architect
11 5 (3.60%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) Web Services
2 7 (5.04%) LAMP
3 3 (2.16%) HTML
3 3 (2.16%) Middleware
3 3 (2.16%) SAML
3 3 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.32%) PKI
4 4 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.44%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.72%) FMCG
6 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (48.20%) Windows
2 45 (32.37%) Windows Server
3 29 (20.86%) Linux
4 26 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.04%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.60%) Unix
9 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.44%) CentOS
12 1 (0.72%) AIX
12 1 (0.72%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Solaris
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.14%) SIEM
2 17 (12.23%) ITIL
2 17 (12.23%) Load Balancing
3 15 (10.79%) Information Security
3 15 (10.79%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (7.91%) Network Design
5 9 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 8 (5.76%) DevOps
6 8 (5.76%) Security Operations
7 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (5.04%) Open Source
8 6 (4.32%) Project Management
9 5 (3.60%) Business Continuity
9 5 (3.60%) Change Control
9 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.60%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.60%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.23%) SQL
2 13 (9.35%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.19%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.76%) Python
5 6 (4.32%) C
6 4 (2.88%) Perl
7 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (28.06%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.23%) CCNP
3 15 (10.79%) CCIE
3 15 (10.79%) Degree
4 13 (9.35%) CCNA
5 8 (5.76%) MCSE
5 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.04%) CISSP
7 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.60%) CCDE
9 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.16%) CCSE
11 2 (1.44%) CCDA
11 2 (1.44%) CCDP
11 2 (1.44%) CCSA
11 2 (1.44%) CCSP
11 2 (1.44%) CEH
11 2 (1.44%) CISM
11 2 (1.44%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.67%) Hyper-V
2 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) KVM
3 1 (0.72%) NFS
3 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.47%) Nagios
2 7 (5.04%) Check_MK
2 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.04%) Puppet
3 4 (2.88%) SCCM
4 3 (2.16%) SCOM
5 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.44%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.44%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.72%) Nessus
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (48.20%) Cisco
2 31 (22.30%) VMware
3 30 (21.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.67%) CheckPoint
5 12 (8.63%) F5
5 12 (8.63%) Palo Alto
6 11 (7.91%) Juniper
7 10 (7.19%) Citrix
8 9 (6.47%) Brocade
8 9 (6.47%) Fortinet
8 9 (6.47%) Splunk
9 8 (5.76%) McAfee
9 8 (5.76%) Riverbed
9 8 (5.76%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.04%) Percona
11 6 (4.32%) IBM
11 6 (4.32%) Symantec
12 5 (3.60%) SonicWALL
12 5 (3.60%) Sophos
13 4 (2.88%) Perforce
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: From £31,972 to £34,965 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
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