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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.86% 0.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 4.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
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
15 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.32% 16.55% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 11
Average salary £28,625 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) DMZ
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (80.00%) DMZ
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia