The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 221 197 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.45% 5.39% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.86% 29.85% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 184 156 111
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
Firewall
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
634 660 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.51% 18.07% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 505 522 383
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Firewall
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Leeds

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leeds

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Firewall also 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 that cited Firewall.

1 237 (59.70%) Cisco
2 172 (43.32%) CheckPoint
3 169 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
4 143 (36.02%) CCNP
5 121 (30.48%) Network Security
6 118 (29.72%) Windows
7 113 (28.46%) ITIL
8 111 (27.96%) CCNA
9 110 (27.71%) LAN
10 98 (24.69%) Linux
11 89 (22.42%) WAN
12 86 (21.66%) VMware
13 85 (21.41%) Load Balancing
14 84 (21.16%) Active Directory
15 76 (19.14%) Cisco ASA
16 70 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 61 (15.37%) Cisco Nexus
18 60 (15.11%) Project Management
18 60 (15.11%) DNS
19 57 (14.36%) UNIX
20 55 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
21 52 (13.10%) F5
22 50 (12.59%) VPN
23 49 (12.34%) Juniper
24 47 (11.84%) CCSA
25 45 (11.34%) MPLS
25 45 (11.34%) Microsoft
26 42 (10.58%) Mentoring
27 41 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
27 41 (10.33%) E-Commerce

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Firewall also 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 that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.79%) IIS
3 11 (2.77%) Apache
3 11 (2.77%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.51%) nginx
7 5 (1.26%) Lync
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.76%) JBoss
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.50%) Confluence
9 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.25%) Node.js
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.51%) Office 365
2 6 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 6 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.51%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 121 (30.48%) Network Security
2 110 (27.71%) LAN
3 89 (22.42%) WAN
4 76 (19.14%) Cisco ASA
5 61 (15.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 60 (15.11%) DNS
7 50 (12.59%) VPN
8 45 (11.34%) MPLS
9 41 (10.33%) VoIP
10 39 (9.82%) TCP/IP
10 39 (9.82%) SSL
11 29 (7.30%) SAN
12 27 (6.80%) Wireless
13 26 (6.55%) Cisco PIX
14 24 (6.05%) BGP
14 24 (6.05%) DHCP
15 19 (4.79%) VLAN
16 17 (4.28%) IPsec
17 16 (4.03%) OSPF
18 14 (3.53%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.54%) MySQL
3 17 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.50%) DB2
7 1 (0.25%) Informix
7 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (2.27%) JIRA
2 6 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.25%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (4.79%) Finance
2 16 (4.03%) Games
3 10 (2.52%) Legal
4 7 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (0.50%) Back Office
6 2 (0.50%) Electronics
6 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (29.72%) Network Engineer
2 66 (16.62%) Analyst
3 64 (16.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 46 (11.59%) Architect
5 40 (10.08%) Security Analyst
6 31 (7.81%) Network Architect
7 29 (7.30%) Network Specialist
8 22 (5.54%) Security Specialist
8 22 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (5.29%) Network Analyst
10 20 (5.04%) Security Engineer
10 20 (5.04%) Network Security Specialist
11 17 (4.28%) Network Security Analyst
11 17 (4.28%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (4.03%) Consultant
13 14 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
13 14 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (2.77%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (2.77%) Administrator
14 11 (2.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.53%) RESTful
2 16 (4.03%) Web Services
3 14 (3.53%) Middleware
4 12 (3.02%) LAMP
5 6 (1.51%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.76%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.50%) XML
7 2 (0.50%) J2EE
7 2 (0.50%) COM
8 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.78%) Clustering
3 13 (3.27%) Cryptography
3 13 (3.27%) Public Cloud
4 12 (3.02%) Open Source
4 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.51%) Replication
7 4 (1.01%) CMDB
8 2 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.50%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.50%) IVR
8 2 (0.50%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) DTV
9 1 (0.25%) BYOD
9 1 (0.25%) CESG
9 1 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.25%) RMADS
9 1 (0.25%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 118 (29.72%) Windows
2 98 (24.69%) Linux
3 57 (14.36%) UNIX
4 39 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.53%) CentOS
9 10 (2.52%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.76%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.76%) Debian
10 7 (1.76%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.51%) SUSE
12 5 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.26%) AIX
13 3 (0.76%) HPUX
13 3 (0.76%) Solaris
13 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (28.46%) ITIL
2 85 (21.41%) Load Balancing
3 60 (15.11%) Project Management
4 42 (10.58%) Mentoring
5 41 (10.33%) E-Commerce
6 32 (8.06%) Information Security
7 30 (7.56%) Incident Management
8 29 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
9 28 (7.05%) SIEM
10 27 (6.80%) Network Design
11 24 (6.05%) Migration
12 23 (5.79%) Network Architecture
13 21 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (5.29%) Business Continuity
14 20 (5.04%) Change Management
15 19 (4.79%) TOGAF
16 18 (4.53%) Security Testing
17 14 (3.53%) DevOps
18 13 (3.27%) Coaching
19 11 (2.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.03%) SQL
2 15 (3.78%) Shell Script
3 14 (3.53%) PHP
4 6 (1.51%) C
5 5 (1.26%) Java
5 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.25%) Perl
8 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 169 (42.57%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (36.02%) CCNP
3 111 (27.96%) CCNA
4 55 (13.85%) ITIL Certification
5 47 (11.84%) CCSA
6 41 (10.33%) CCSE
7 29 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (6.80%) CCSP
9 26 (6.55%) MCSE
10 19 (4.79%) MCSA
10 19 (4.79%) CISSP
11 17 (4.28%) CCIE
12 10 (2.52%) Degree
13 9 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.27%) CCDA
13 9 (2.27%) CCDP
14 7 (1.76%) GIAC
15 6 (1.51%) CEH
15 6 (1.51%) Security Cleared
15 6 (1.51%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.80%) PCI DSS
2 24 (6.05%) SLA
3 21 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 84 (21.16%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.79%) Terminal Services
4 22 (5.54%) vSphere
5 20 (5.04%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.53%) Hyper-V
7 12 (3.02%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.01%) XenApp
8 4 (1.01%) XenServer
9 2 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.50%) vCloud
9 2 (0.50%) Snort
10 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.25%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (4.28%) Puppet
2 11 (2.77%) Cobbler
3 7 (1.76%) Nagios
3 7 (1.76%) Salt
4 6 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.01%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.76%) Cacti
8 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.50%) DameWare
8 2 (0.50%) SCCM
8 2 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.25%) Nessus
9 1 (0.25%) Nmap
9 1 (0.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 237 (59.70%) Cisco
2 172 (43.32%) CheckPoint
3 86 (21.66%) VMware
4 52 (13.10%) F5
5 49 (12.34%) Juniper
6 45 (11.34%) Microsoft
7 33 (8.31%) Blue Coat
8 29 (7.30%) Red Hat
9 26 (6.55%) Citrix
10 22 (5.54%) HP
11 18 (4.53%) Riverbed
12 16 (4.03%) Dell
13 13 (3.27%) Sourcefire
14 12 (3.02%) Fortinet
15 10 (2.52%) ArcSight
16 9 (2.27%) Sophos
16 9 (2.27%) NetApp
17 7 (1.76%) Oracle
17 7 (1.76%) Brocade
18 6 (1.51%) Symantec
Leeds, Yorkshire
Harvey Nash
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + Car Allowance and much more
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
DHL
Salary: company car/car allowance/pension/private medical/personal accident co
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Highly Competitive plus bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago