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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 40 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.12% 2.48% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 12.12% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.47% 20.50% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 14
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,050 £45,300
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 18 April 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 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 12 (70.59%) VPN
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) Terminal Services
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
4 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (23.53%) Symantec
6 4 (23.53%) McAfee
6 4 (23.53%) Information Security
6 4 (23.53%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (17.65%) CCSA
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) SSCP
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (17.65%) MCP
8 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (5.88%) UNIX
9 1 (5.88%) CSS
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL
9 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
9 1 (5.88%) BT
9 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (70.59%) MS Office
2 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) VPN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Team Leader
1 11 (64.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 9 (52.94%) Desktop Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Information Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (17.65%) CCSA
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) SSCP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
1 12 (70.59%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) BT