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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 30 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.74% 3.64% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 23.53% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £43,750 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £28,500 £42,555
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
25 17 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.12% 15.45% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 32
Average salary £33,000 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.86% -21.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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 -10 4 £43,750 +94.44% 3
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) MGCP
3 1 (20.00%) H.323
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) H.323
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Web Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago