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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 17 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 5.26% 5.73% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 33.33% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £22,500 £40,925 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
11 27 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.47% 17.20% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 38
Average salary £22,500 £45,000 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +221.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 1 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 +6 4 £22,500 -45.02% 3
Firewall
Northern Ireland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) CDMA
3 1 (14.29%) GPRS
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) POP3
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) IMAP
3 1 (14.29%) SGSN
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) MAPI
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Acronis
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
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