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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.28% 2.99% 8.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 40.00% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £35,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £35,000 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
20 5 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.82% 7.46% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 17
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -9 2 £41,250 +17.85%
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (20.00%) DMZ

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) DMZ
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (50.00%) Change Control
2 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (20.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) HP