The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.16% 5.30% 5.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 40.00% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Median salary £33,750 £38,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.18% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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 £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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 20 20 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 10.53% 13.25% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 15
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £20,000
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 Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Firewall
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Northern Ireland

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

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

Salary histogram for Firewall in Northern Ireland

Firewall
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 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
County Antrim -7 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
County Tyrone - 1 £27,500 -
Firewall
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 11 (78.57%) CCNA
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Back Office
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (28.57%) Google
7 4 (28.57%) MCITP
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) GCP
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (28.57%) MCSE
7 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) NAS
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Back Office
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 4 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
4 2 (14.29%) Threat Detection
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CCNA
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CCSA
5 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) GCP
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Acunetix
5 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
5 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
5 1 (7.14%) Qualys
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk
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