The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank - 16 12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.89% 7.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.11% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.51% 16.98% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 11
Average salary £65,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Firewall Salary Trend in West Lothian

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Environment Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle