Firewall Jobs in Northern Ireland

Firewall
UK > Northern Ireland

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 53 68 37
Rank change year-on-year +15 -31 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 35 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.13% 4.34% 6.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 32.11% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 14
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,875 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% -8.24%
75th Percentile £62,500 £53,438 £42,969
90th Percentile £85,900 £55,000 £62,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 80 109 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.91% 13.52% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36 75 48
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,125
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% -11.11%
75th Percentile £62,813 £58,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £72,500 £66,125
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Northern Ireland

Firewall
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Firewall in Northern Ireland

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

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 6 months to 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +9 16 £40,000 -6.43% 7
County Down +9 2 - -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Azure
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (27.78%) AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon EKS
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (16.67%) Azure AKS
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (16.67%) GCP
4 3 (16.67%) Google Kubernetes Engine
4 3 (16.67%) Route 53
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) WLAN
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Social Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 3 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Senior
2 3 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Native
2 4 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security Posture
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) SIEM
3 5 (27.78%) Cloud Security
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Containerisation
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (16.67%) Key Management
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Microservices
5 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Azure Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCSA
3 2 (11.11%) CCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Docker
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Terraform
2 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (16.67%) Meraki
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper