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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 23 33 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 2 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.14% 1.40% 14.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 13.33% 57.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Average salary £29,250 £22,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.95% -63.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
31 15 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 27.19% 10.49% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 24
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.83%
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 24 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Belfast

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) DHCP
3 18 (62.07%) DNS
3 18 (62.07%) VMware
4 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
4 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
5 16 (55.17%) Veritas
6 15 (51.72%) Sophos
6 15 (51.72%) VMware ESX
6 15 (51.72%) NetBackup
6 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (51.72%) ITIL
7 14 (48.28%) Clustering
8 13 (44.83%) Symantec
9 12 (41.38%) Backup Exec
10 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (34.48%) SAN
11 10 (34.48%) IIS
11 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
11 10 (34.48%) Citrix
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (34.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (34.48%) NAS
11 10 (34.48%) vSphere
11 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (34.48%) IIS
1 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
1 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) DHCP
1 18 (62.07%) DNS
2 10 (34.48%) SAN
2 10 (34.48%) NAS
3 5 (17.24%) HTTP
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) POP3
4 4 (13.79%) SMTP
4 4 (13.79%) CDMA
4 4 (13.79%) GPRS
4 4 (13.79%) GSM
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) VLAN
4 4 (13.79%) IMAP
4 4 (13.79%) SGSN
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Escalation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) MAPI
2 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) UNIX
5 4 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
1 15 (51.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (34.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL V3
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) C++
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) VMware ESX
3 10 (34.48%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) NetBackup
2 12 (41.38%) Backup Exec
3 9 (31.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (17.24%) WSUS
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Veritas
3 15 (51.72%) Sophos
4 13 (44.83%) Symantec
5 10 (34.48%) Citrix
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
7 5 (17.24%) CommVault
8 3 (10.34%) Juniper
9 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago