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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 33 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.48% 1.16% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 5.71% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
40 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.70% 20.35% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 14
Average salary £34,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.65% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Halifax

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) DMZ
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) DTS
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DMZ
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) DTS
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Terminal Server
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
Halifax
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