The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.70% 7.39% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 28.30% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 53 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 20.11% 26.11% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 40
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Firewall
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Halifax

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 23 (85.19%) CCSA
3 23 (85.19%) CCSE
4 19 (70.37%) Banking
4 19 (70.37%) Online Banking
5 16 (59.26%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) Retail
7 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (29.63%) CCNA
8 8 (29.63%) CCDP
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
9 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) PMI
10 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
11 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 3 (11.11%) IIS
11 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 3 (11.11%) DTS
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
12 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (7.41%) Oracle
12 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.70%) NetScreen
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) DTS
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (70.37%) Banking
2 16 (59.26%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Administrator
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco Administrator
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 8 (29.63%) Firewall Administrator
3 8 (29.63%) Network Administrator
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Cisco Administrator
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Database Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Server Support
6 2 (7.41%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Online Banking
2 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
3 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (18.52%) PMI
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) Database Security
2 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.70%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) CCSA
1 23 (85.19%) CCSE
2 8 (29.63%) CCDP
2 8 (29.63%) CCNA
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco
2 24 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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