Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 25 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.79% 1.14% 11.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 5.56% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
West Lothian median annual salary £36,250 - £22,500
10th Percentile £32,125 - £21,250
90th Percentile £39,375 - £34,750
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £43,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +13.51% +12.99% -3.75%

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 West Lothian with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.14% 20.45% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 18
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +21.01% +1.89%
10th Percentile £33,000 £37,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £45,175 £46,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall 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 in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Firewall in West Lothian

Firewall
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -4 3 £36,250 -
Firewall
Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle