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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 23 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.59% 4.48% 9.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 24.00% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 14
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% +16.03%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
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
10 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.17% 18.66% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 24
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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 -2 5 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Korn
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) H.323
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) MGCP
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Tandberg
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