Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 35 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.52% 2.00% 5.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.11% 15.79% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 5
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £26,200 £35,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,125 £37,500
Northern Ireland 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 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 36 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.76% 12.67% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 11
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,550 £27,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £50,000 £43,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%

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
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in County Antrim over the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -8 12 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Firewall
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CCNA
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) CCNP
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) SonicWALL
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Fintech
5 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) LPAR
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Mainframe

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 (15.38%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) IP Telephony
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) SNA
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
4 2 (15.38%) SNMP
4 2 (15.38%) Telnet
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Junior
2 4 (30.77%) 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%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Fintech
3 3 (23.08%) LPAR
3 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (30.77%) Change Management
1 4 (30.77%) 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%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNA
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PA-DSS
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) SonicWALL
3 4 (30.77%) Symantec
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Polycom