Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 36 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.61% 2.02% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.14% 16.22% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +16.92% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,200 £35,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,125 £37,000
County Antrim median annual salary £41,250 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.55% +8.57% +34.62%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Belfast
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 35 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.72% 12.46% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 7
Belfast median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,775 £27,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £60,375 £50,000 £46,950
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Belfast over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CCNA
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) IP Telephony
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) CCNP
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Symantec
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) SonicWALL
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Fintech
6 4 (30.77%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
7 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) SNA

Firewall
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) IP Telephony
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) SNA
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 2 (15.38%) SMTP
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) Telnet
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Junior
2 5 (38.46%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Fintech
3 3 (23.08%) LPAR
3 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Detection
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNA
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PA-DSS
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) SonicWALL
3 5 (38.46%) Symantec
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) Polycom