The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 8 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 11.90% - 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £33,862 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 23.81% 6.67% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £33,862 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.90% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,814 £65,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Livingston

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Avaya
2 10 (90.91%) Ethernet
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (81.82%) SolarWinds
3 9 (81.82%) Fortinet
3 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
6 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) CCENT
7 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
7 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
7 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
7 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Converged Networks
7 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
7 1 (9.09%) DSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (90.91%) Ethernet
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) DSL
3 1 (9.09%) ICMP
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) RIP
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Network Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCENT
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (9.09%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Avaya
3 9 (81.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) Fortinet
3 9 (81.82%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Progress