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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.60% 17.12% 9.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 56.82% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 3
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £24,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £26,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
27 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.60% 30.14% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 14
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -39.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Belfast

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) MCITP
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) MCTS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) MCSE
5 4 (36.36%) MCSA
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) CCNA
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) OWASP
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
2 1 (9.09%) SABSA
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) MCITP
2 4 (36.36%) MCTS
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Terminal Services
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Munin
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Acronis
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago