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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 33 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 219 202 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.69% 5.54% 5.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.55% 29.71% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 187 166 116
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 £31,800 £27,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
616 680 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.82% 18.65% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 499 542 382
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 £30,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leeds

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 248 (60.64%) Cisco
2 182 (44.50%) CheckPoint
3 181 (44.25%) Cisco Certification
4 153 (37.41%) CCNP
5 123 (30.07%) ITIL
5 123 (30.07%) Windows
6 122 (29.83%) Network Security
7 117 (28.61%) CCNA
8 115 (28.12%) LAN
9 102 (24.94%) Linux
10 90 (22.00%) VMware
11 88 (21.52%) WAN
12 87 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
13 84 (20.54%) Load Balancing
14 83 (20.29%) Active Directory
15 75 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 61 (14.91%) DNS
18 58 (14.18%) ITIL Certification
18 58 (14.18%) F5
19 57 (13.94%) UNIX
20 56 (13.69%) Project Management
21 54 (13.20%) VPN
22 53 (12.96%) Juniper
23 51 (12.47%) CCSA
24 47 (11.49%) Microsoft
25 46 (11.25%) CCSE
26 45 (11.00%) MPLS
27 43 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
28 42 (10.27%) Mentoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 28 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.89%) IIS
3 13 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.44%) Apache
4 10 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.71%) Lync
6 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.47%) nginx
8 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.73%) JBoss
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.49%) Confluence
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.71%) Office 365
3 6 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 122 (29.83%) Network Security
2 115 (28.12%) LAN
3 88 (21.52%) WAN
4 87 (21.27%) Cisco ASA
5 63 (15.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 61 (14.91%) DNS
7 54 (13.20%) VPN
8 45 (11.00%) MPLS
9 41 (10.02%) TCP/IP
10 40 (9.78%) VoIP
11 34 (8.31%) SSL
12 31 (7.58%) SAN
13 27 (6.60%) Wireless
13 27 (6.60%) DHCP
14 26 (6.36%) Cisco PIX
15 25 (6.11%) BGP
16 18 (4.40%) VLAN
17 16 (3.91%) IPsec
18 15 (3.67%) OSPF
19 13 (3.18%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.89%) MySQL
3 16 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.49%) DB2
6 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (1.96%) JIRA
2 6 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (4.16%) Finance
2 15 (3.67%) Games
3 10 (2.44%) Legal
4 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.22%) Law
6 2 (0.49%) Retail
6 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 129 (31.54%) Network Engineer
2 71 (17.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 64 (15.65%) Analyst
4 47 (11.49%) Architect
5 38 (9.29%) Security Analyst
6 31 (7.58%) Network Specialist
6 31 (7.58%) Network Architect
7 28 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (6.11%) Security Specialist
9 23 (5.62%) Network Security Specialist
10 21 (5.13%) Security Engineer
11 20 (4.89%) Network Analyst
12 18 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (3.91%) Consultant
13 16 (3.91%) Network Security Analyst
14 14 (3.42%) Network Security Engineer
14 14 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
15 11 (2.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
15 11 (2.69%) Security Consultant
15 11 (2.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.40%) RESTful
2 14 (3.42%) Web Services
2 14 (3.42%) Middleware
3 10 (2.44%) LAMP
4 5 (1.22%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.73%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.49%) COM
6 2 (0.49%) XML
6 2 (0.49%) J2EE
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.16%) Clustering
3 13 (3.18%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.18%) Cryptography
4 12 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.93%) Open Source
5 6 (1.47%) Replication
6 5 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.22%) IVR
7 4 (0.98%) E-Learning
7 4 (0.98%) CMDB
8 2 (0.49%) DTV
8 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.24%) RMADS
9 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.24%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.24%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 123 (30.07%) Windows
2 102 (24.94%) Linux
3 57 (13.94%) UNIX
4 38 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.18%) CentOS
9 9 (2.20%) Mac OS
10 7 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.71%) Debian
11 6 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.47%) SUSE
11 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.22%) AIX
13 3 (0.73%) HPUX
14 2 (0.49%) Solaris
14 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.24%) Android
15 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (30.07%) ITIL
2 84 (20.54%) Load Balancing
3 56 (13.69%) Project Management
4 42 (10.27%) Mentoring
5 40 (9.78%) E-Commerce
6 35 (8.56%) Capacity Planning
7 30 (7.33%) Network Design
8 29 (7.09%) Incident Management
9 27 (6.60%) Information Security
9 27 (6.60%) SIEM
10 24 (5.87%) Network Architecture
11 23 (5.62%) Business Continuity
11 23 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (5.62%) Migration
12 18 (4.40%) Change Management
12 18 (4.40%) TOGAF
13 17 (4.16%) DevOps
13 17 (4.16%) Security Testing
14 12 (2.93%) Coaching
15 11 (2.69%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.67%) SQL
2 13 (3.18%) Shell Script
2 13 (3.18%) PHP
3 5 (1.22%) C
3 5 (1.22%) Java
4 4 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 181 (44.25%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (37.41%) CCNP
3 117 (28.61%) CCNA
4 58 (14.18%) ITIL Certification
5 51 (12.47%) CCSA
6 46 (11.25%) CCSE
7 30 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (6.85%) CCSP
9 25 (6.11%) MCSE
10 17 (4.16%) MCSA
11 16 (3.91%) CCIE
12 15 (3.67%) CISSP
13 11 (2.69%) Degree
14 10 (2.44%) CCDP
15 8 (1.96%) CCDA
15 8 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (1.71%) GIAC
17 6 (1.47%) CEH
17 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
18 5 (1.22%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.36%) PCI DSS
2 21 (5.13%) SLA
3 18 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 83 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 75 (18.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.62%) vSphere
4 21 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 19 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 14 (3.42%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.93%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.22%) XenApp
9 5 (1.22%) XenServer
10 3 (0.73%) Firmware
11 2 (0.49%) Snort
11 2 (0.49%) vCloud
12 1 (0.24%) KVM
12 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 17 (4.16%) Puppet
2 11 (2.69%) Cobbler
3 8 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.47%) Nagios
4 6 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.47%) Salt
4 6 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.49%) DameWare
5 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.49%) Cacti
5 2 (0.49%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.24%) vMotion
6 1 (0.24%) Nessus
6 1 (0.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 248 (60.64%) Cisco
2 182 (44.50%) CheckPoint
3 90 (22.00%) VMware
4 58 (14.18%) F5
5 53 (12.96%) Juniper
6 47 (11.49%) Microsoft
7 35 (8.56%) Blue Coat
8 31 (7.58%) Red Hat
9 26 (6.36%) HP
9 26 (6.36%) Citrix
10 18 (4.40%) Riverbed
11 17 (4.16%) Dell
12 15 (3.67%) Fortinet
13 13 (3.18%) Sourcefire
13 13 (3.18%) NetApp
14 10 (2.44%) Sophos
14 10 (2.44%) ArcSight
15 8 (1.96%) Symantec
15 8 (1.96%) Brocade
16 7 (1.71%) Oracle
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £44000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
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