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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 21 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.23% 1.79% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 11.11% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £34,716 £22,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.29% -13.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12 9 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 16.90% 16.07% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +63.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 2 £34,608 -
Firewall
Scotland

Firewall
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard