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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.25% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
20 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 11.24% 11.81% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 8
Average salary £24,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,650 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) DMZ
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (25.00%) SSCP
5 2 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCSA
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) NetScaler

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DMZ
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Advisor
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia