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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 8 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.86% 1.72% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.67% 14.29% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 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
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
15 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 25.42% 12.07% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 7
Average salary £33,862 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.90% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 6 £33,862 -
Firewall
Scotland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) Ethernet
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) Avaya
4 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
4 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
6 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
8 2 (15.38%) OSPF
8 2 (15.38%) BGP
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (15.38%) ICMP
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (15.38%) RIP
8 2 (15.38%) SNMP
8 2 (15.38%) Progress
8 2 (15.38%) ADSL
8 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 2 (15.38%) SecurID

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (84.62%) Ethernet
2 3 (23.08%) MPLS
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) ADSL
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) ICMP
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) RIP
3 2 (15.38%) SNMP
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Converged Networks
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Network Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V2
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCENT
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
1 2 (15.38%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (15.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Avaya
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Fortinet
3 9 (69.23%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) Progress
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) VMware