Period
to 17 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 44 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.25% 2.62% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.56% 31.03% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 10
County Antrim median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -23.08% +17.29%
10th Percentile £33,650 £25,950 £34,350
90th Percentile £36,350 £46,850 £42,625
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -23.08% +17.29%

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 59 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 16.57% 8.43% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 28
County Antrim median annual salary £26,250 £30,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £55,125 £45,625
Northern Ireland median annual salary £29,500 £32,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -9.23% -10.34% +3.57%

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 August 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 -11 4 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Newtownabbey - 4 - -
Firewall
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (62.50%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Online Security
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) ISMS
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (50.00%) Cyberattack
2 4 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 4 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (37.50%) GPG13
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) CESG
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Intranet
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) NHS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Intranet
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) DMZ
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) SMPP
5 1 (12.50%) SMS
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 1 (12.50%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (12.50%) Head of IT Services
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Security
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cyberattack
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (37.50%) CESG
2 3 (37.50%) NHS
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) ISMS
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (50.00%) Online Security
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
1 4 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) GPG13
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) SevOne