The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.99% 4.44% 15.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 40.00% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 18
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £30,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £34,500 £26,150
UK excluding London median 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
26 5 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.22% 11.11% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 29
Median salary £38,000 £36,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.82% +39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,400 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Process Management
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) DMZ
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Process Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (20.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) HP