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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.56% 3.11% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 19.23% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £26,250 £40,925 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.85% -9.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £38,528 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £43,778 £57,000
UK excluding London average 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
8 26 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 14.81% 16.15% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 33
Average salary £30,000 £40,925 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.69% +192.32%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) SGSN
2 4 (44.44%) VLAN
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) IMAP
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CDMA
2 4 (44.44%) GPRS
2 4 (44.44%) GSM
2 4 (44.44%) POP3
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) MAPI
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) GGSN
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Acronis
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) CDMA
1 4 (44.44%) GPRS
1 4 (44.44%) GSM
1 4 (44.44%) POP3
1 4 (44.44%) SMTP
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) VLAN
1 4 (44.44%) IMAP
1 4 (44.44%) SGSN
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) GGSN
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) MAPI
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) Acronis
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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