The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 33 29 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.33% 2.63% 6.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 15.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +88.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 15 20 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 6.64% 17.54% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 10
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Belfast

Firewall
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Belfast.

Salary trend for Firewall in Belfast

Firewall
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft