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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 22 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.21% 5.71% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 44.44% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £33,800 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 15 18 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 9.62% 12.86% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 13
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +23.57%  
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 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 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
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in County Antrim over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -6 5 £40,000 +5.26%
Firewall
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 County Antrim 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 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:

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