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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 21 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.16% 2.76% 4.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 13.79% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Average salary £28,750 £23,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -61.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
8 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 8.42% 20.00% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 17
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -60.00%
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +13 3 £28,750 +25.00%
Firewall
Northern Ireland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Symantec
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Veritas
5 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 4 (22.22%) Clustering
6 4 (22.22%) Sophos
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) CDMA
6 4 (22.22%) GPRS
6 4 (22.22%) GSM
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) HTML

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) POP3
2 4 (22.22%) SMTP
2 4 (22.22%) CDMA
2 4 (22.22%) GPRS
2 4 (22.22%) GSM
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) VLAN
2 4 (22.22%) IMAP
2 4 (22.22%) SGSN
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 2 (11.11%) CTI
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) MAPI
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) IVR
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Solaris
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) C++
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.11%) WSUS
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Symantec
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Veritas
5 4 (22.22%) Sophos
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Acronis