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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.95% 5.18% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.45% 21.74% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 1
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
55 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 31.25% 23.83% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 12
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £42,140
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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Halifax

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 9 (64.29%) Symantec
3 9 (64.29%) McAfee
3 9 (64.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (64.29%) ScanSafe
3 9 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (57.14%) Clearswift
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) IPsec
6 5 (35.71%) Information Security
7 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) IIS
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 2 (14.29%) DTS
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) Database Security
8 2 (14.29%) Replication
8 2 (14.29%) Banking

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
1 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 5 (35.71%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Extranet
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) DTS
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Security Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
7 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
7 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Database Security
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCDP
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCSA
1 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 9 (64.29%) Symantec
3 9 (64.29%) McAfee
3 9 (64.29%) ScanSafe
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Clearswift
5 1 (7.14%) F5
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33150 - £40950 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago