The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 17 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.94% 3.17% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 54.55% 15.38% 48.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -61.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
County Antrim

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

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.89% 20.63% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 19
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Firewall
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Belfast

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Belfast

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) DHCP
3 9 (42.86%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Symantec
5 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (33.33%) Veritas
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Sophos
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
6 6 (28.57%) Clustering
6 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
7 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
7 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
7 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
7 5 (23.81%) Solaris
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) POP3

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) DHCP
1 9 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) CDMA
3 4 (19.05%) GPRS
3 4 (19.05%) GSM
3 4 (19.05%) POP3
3 4 (19.05%) SMTP
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
3 4 (19.05%) IMAP
3 4 (19.05%) SGSN
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) MAPI
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (23.81%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) C++
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
3 3 (14.29%) WSUS
3 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Veritas
3 7 (33.33%) Symantec
4 6 (28.57%) Sophos
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) CommVault
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Acronis
Belfast, County Antrim
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