The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 180 176 170
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 6 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +11.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Firewall Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the Leeds region.

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (40.00%) CCNA
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) CCSA
7 2 (20.00%) CCSE
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 1 (10.00%) SSL
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (10.00%) DHCP
8 1 (10.00%) PPP
8 1 (10.00%) CCIE
8 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (10.00%) Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Juniper
8 1 (10.00%) CommVault
8 1 (10.00%) Firmware
8 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (10.00%) MPLS

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) L2TP
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) PPP
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) VRRP
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BCP
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CCSA
4 2 (20.00%) CCSE
5 1 (10.00%) CCDA
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) CommVault
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware