Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 52 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 -11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.99% 3.04% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 30.77% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
County Antrim median annual salary - £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +17.86%
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £35,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - -15.15% +17.86%

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 County Antrim with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 57 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.42% 9.87% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 25
County Antrim median annual salary £32,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.72% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,900 £26,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,125 £50,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in County Antrim

Firewall
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Firewall in County Antrim

Firewall
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -15 4 - - 4
Newtownabbey - 2 - -
Firewall
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) SMS
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Xen
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Smartcard
3 3 (50.00%) SMPP
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (50.00%) Hazelcast
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (33.33%) GDPR
4 2 (33.33%) Cyberattack

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) SMPP
2 3 (50.00%) SMS
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) L2TP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
3 1 (16.67%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (16.67%) Head of IT Services
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (33.33%) Cyberattack
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Online Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) GPG13
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco