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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 6.48% 8.72% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.00% 48.15% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £26,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
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
20 27 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 18.52% 18.12% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 39
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +89.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -4 7 £30,000 +13.20%
Firewall
Northern Ireland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) MCITP
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) MCTS
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 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
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) OWASP
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) SABSA
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Munin
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Acronis
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat