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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 22 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.10% 5.41% 10.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 31.58% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 13
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% +16.03%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +8.97%
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
10 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.20% 17.12% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 22
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% +11.32%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Belfast

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Korn
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) H.323
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) MGCP
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Tandberg
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago