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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.31% 6.06% 5.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 44.44% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 7
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +20.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £33,800 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 18 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 9.93% 13.64% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 12
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Belfast over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (25.00%) Threat Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
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