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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.88% 5.71% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 44.44% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £43,750 £22,500 £39,213
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -42.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £28,500 £42,963
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
22 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.15% 12.86% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 28
Average salary £33,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -10.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) MGCP
3 1 (20.00%) H.323
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) H.323
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Web Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago