Period
to 11 December 2018

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 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 57 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.00% 2.75% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 21.31% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.15% +17.86%
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 63 61 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.52% 12.90% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 25
Northern Ireland median annual salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,050 £26,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £50,250 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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
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 6 months to 11 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
County Antrim -19 6 - - 6
Firewall
UK

For the 6 months to 11 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 Northern Ireland 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 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 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%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
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