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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.84% 16.84% 8.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 61.54% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 3
Average salary £33,250 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.47% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £24,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £26,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
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
30 52 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.90% 27.37% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 15
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 -11 8 £33,250 +25.47% 3
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) MCITP
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) MCTS
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) MCSE
5 4 (33.33%) MCSA
5 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) LAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) IPv4
5 1 (8.33%) IPv6
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) DWDM
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) OWASP
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (8.33%) SABSA
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCTS
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Munin
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Acronis
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