The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 13.04% 11.36% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 6
Average salary £22,500 £40,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -5.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
West Yorkshire

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 23 July 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 4 (33.33%) DMZ
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) CCSA
6 3 (25.00%) SSCP
6 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 1 (8.33%) Network Management
8 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DMZ
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (25.00%) SSCP
4 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (25.00%) CCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) BT
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Nokia