The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.71% 2.91% 13.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 19.23% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 12
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Firewall
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 26 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.86% 15.12% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 29
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Firewall
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Northern Ireland region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Firewall
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +8 7 £29,250 +32.95% 1
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) DNS
3 20 (51.28%) DHCP
4 18 (46.15%) Veritas
5 17 (43.59%) Sophos
5 17 (43.59%) ITIL
5 17 (43.59%) VMware ESX
5 17 (43.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (43.59%) NetBackup
6 15 (38.46%) Clustering
6 15 (38.46%) Symantec
7 14 (35.90%) Backup Exec
8 13 (33.33%) NAS
8 13 (33.33%) vSphere
8 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (33.33%) SAN
9 12 (30.77%) Citrix
9 12 (30.77%) IIS
9 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
9 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL V3
9 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 12 (30.77%) IIS
1 12 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) DNS
1 20 (51.28%) DHCP
2 13 (33.33%) NAS
2 13 (33.33%) SAN
3 10 (25.64%) LAN
3 10 (25.64%) WAN
4 6 (15.38%) PBX
5 5 (12.82%) HTTP
5 5 (12.82%) VPN
6 4 (10.26%) Internet
6 4 (10.26%) POP3
6 4 (10.26%) SMTP
6 4 (10.26%) CDMA
6 4 (10.26%) GPRS
6 4 (10.26%) GSM
6 4 (10.26%) IMAP
6 4 (10.26%) SGSN
6 4 (10.26%) VLAN
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.56%) Billing
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support
6 3 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) MAPI
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) IVR
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.95%) Linux
5 4 (10.26%) UNIX
5 4 (10.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
1 17 (43.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL V3
2 12 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 5 (12.82%) Network Management
5 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
5 4 (10.26%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) Security Management
8 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.56%) Information Security
8 1 (2.56%) Data Security
8 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) C
1 2 (5.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 21 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (43.59%) VMware ESX
3 13 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) NetBackup
2 14 (35.90%) Backup Exec
3 10 (25.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (12.82%) WSUS
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 18 (46.15%) Veritas
4 17 (43.59%) Sophos
5 15 (38.46%) Symantec
6 12 (30.77%) Citrix
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco
8 5 (12.82%) CommVault
9 4 (10.26%) Juniper
10 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
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Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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