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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% 14.57% 6.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 39.29% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 0
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
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
18 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.43% 37.09% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 10
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -37.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £47,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) MCITP
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) MCSA
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (20.00%) EMC
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Derivative
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) OWASP
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) SABSA
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MCITP
2 4 (40.00%) MCTS
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) MCSA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) EMC Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) Munin
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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