The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 23 35 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 1 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.80% 0.68% 22.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.79% 6.67% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 11
Average salary £24,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 - £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
Firewall
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 15 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 36.60% 10.14% 46.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 34
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Firewall
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the County Antrim region.

Firewall Salary Trend in County Antrim

Firewall
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in County Antrim

Firewall
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 15 £24,000 -
Firewall
Northern Ireland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 27 (75.00%) DNS
3 27 (75.00%) DHCP
3 27 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (72.22%) SC Cleared
4 26 (72.22%) VMware
5 25 (69.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (69.44%) Veritas
6 24 (66.67%) Sophos
6 24 (66.67%) ITIL
6 24 (66.67%) VMware ESX
6 24 (66.67%) NetBackup
7 22 (61.11%) Symantec
8 21 (58.33%) Backup Exec
9 19 (52.78%) Clustering
9 19 (52.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (52.78%) NAS
9 19 (52.78%) vSphere
9 19 (52.78%) ITIL V3
9 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (52.78%) Citrix
9 19 (52.78%) SAN
9 19 (52.78%) IIS
10 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
10 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (38.89%) Norton AntiVirus

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 19 (52.78%) IIS
2 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) DHCP
1 27 (75.00%) DNS
2 19 (52.78%) SAN
2 19 (52.78%) NAS
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) CTI
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.78%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) COM
1 1 (2.78%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Clustering
2 7 (19.44%) NHS
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (66.67%) ITIL
3 19 (52.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (52.78%) ITIL V3
4 8 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) SIEM
7 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) C++
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (72.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) CEH
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 19 (52.78%) vSphere
4 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 21 (58.33%) Backup Exec
3 14 (38.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (13.89%) WSUS
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 25 (69.44%) Veritas
4 24 (66.67%) Sophos
5 22 (61.11%) Symantec
6 19 (52.78%) Citrix
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco
8 5 (13.89%) CommVault
9 3 (8.33%) Juniper
10 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint