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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 21 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.30% 4.02% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 22.22% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £26,250 £39,213 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.05% -12.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £33,375 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £42,963 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
16 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.58% 18.09% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 35
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +167.85%
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
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 27 February 2015. 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 +18 3 £26,250 -35.85% 5
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) IMAP
3 4 (40.00%) SGSN
3 4 (40.00%) MAPI
3 4 (40.00%) CDMA
3 4 (40.00%) GPRS
3 4 (40.00%) GSM
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) POP3
3 4 (40.00%) SMTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Acronis
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) CDMA
2 4 (40.00%) GPRS
2 4 (40.00%) GSM
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) POP3
2 4 (40.00%) SMTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) VLAN
2 4 (40.00%) IMAP
2 4 (40.00%) SGSN
3 2 (20.00%) GGSN
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) DMZ
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) MAPI
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) Acronis
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
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