Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - +27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.69% - 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% - 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
West Lothian median annual salary £22,500 - £34,716
10th Percentile £21,250 - £33,313
90th Percentile £24,500 - £36,573
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -11.76%

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 16 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.17% 16.67% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 17
West Lothian median annual salary £32,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.35% +4.38% -5.04%
10th Percentile £21,250 £37,125 £26,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £45,600 £51,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% -5.88%

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Solarvista
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) EMC
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Mitel

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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Remote Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Mitel
1 4 (66.67%) Solarvista
1 4 (66.67%) VMware