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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 281 133 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.52% 5.03% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.26% 27.82% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 218 104 113
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,300 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
871 478 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.31% 18.09% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 622 343 366
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leeds

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 379 (76.41%) Cisco
2 327 (65.93%) Cisco Certification
3 224 (45.16%) CCNP
4 192 (38.71%) CCNA
5 179 (36.09%) Cisco ASA
6 167 (33.67%) Windows
7 164 (33.06%) WAN
8 163 (32.86%) LAN
9 152 (30.65%) CheckPoint
9 152 (30.65%) Network Security
10 121 (24.40%) MPLS
11 111 (22.38%) BGP
12 107 (21.57%) Load Balancing
13 104 (20.97%) VMware
14 102 (20.56%) VoIP
15 99 (19.96%) E-Commerce
16 86 (17.34%) Microsoft
17 81 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 78 (15.73%) EIGRP
19 77 (15.52%) Linux
20 75 (15.12%) DNS
21 72 (14.52%) TCP/IP
22 69 (13.91%) Active Directory
23 68 (13.71%) SAN
24 65 (13.10%) Citrix
24 65 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
25 63 (12.70%) Incident Management
25 63 (12.70%) VPN
26 62 (12.50%) ITIL
26 62 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 49 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 40 (8.06%) Apache
3 31 (6.25%) Lync
4 29 (5.85%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 22 (4.44%) IIS
7 18 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.61%) CMS
11 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.21%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.01%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 1 (0.20%) Site Server
17 1 (0.20%) WordPress
17 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.43%) SaaS
2 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.60%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (36.09%) Cisco ASA
2 164 (33.06%) WAN
3 163 (32.86%) LAN
4 152 (30.65%) Network Security
5 121 (24.40%) MPLS
6 111 (22.38%) BGP
7 102 (20.56%) VoIP
8 81 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 78 (15.73%) EIGRP
10 75 (15.12%) DNS
11 72 (14.52%) TCP/IP
12 68 (13.71%) SAN
13 63 (12.70%) VPN
14 59 (11.90%) Internet
15 55 (11.09%) OSPF
16 54 (10.89%) DMVPN
17 52 (10.48%) WLAN
18 50 (10.08%) Cisco IOS
19 45 (9.07%) FWSM
20 39 (7.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.23%) MySQL
3 9 (1.81%) Redis
4 8 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.81%) Informix
7 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (1.41%) Subversion
3 4 (0.81%) JIRA
3 4 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.81%) Hudson
3 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
4 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
General
1 39 (7.86%) Finance
2 22 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.02%) Banking
4 9 (1.81%) Advertising
5 8 (1.61%) Games
6 7 (1.41%) Law
7 3 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Retail
8 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 244 (49.19%) Network Engineer
2 77 (15.52%) Analyst
3 65 (13.10%) Senior Network Engineer
4 41 (8.27%) Network Analyst
5 36 (7.26%) Security Analyst
6 34 (6.85%) Network Support
7 31 (6.25%) Consultant
8 27 (5.44%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (4.84%) Support Engineer
11 21 (4.23%) Network Support Analyst
12 20 (4.03%) Security Engineer
13 19 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (3.83%) Senior Network Support
14 18 (3.63%) Network Security Analyst
14 18 (3.63%) Senior Support Analyst
15 17 (3.43%) Senior Network Analyst
15 17 (3.43%) Infrastructure Manager
15 17 (3.43%) Architect
15 17 (3.43%) Senior Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.02%) Middleware
2 8 (1.61%) .NET
3 7 (1.41%) Web Services
4 6 (1.21%) LAMP
4 6 (1.21%) WebCenter
5 4 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.60%) SOAP
6 3 (0.60%) XML
6 3 (0.60%) WSDL
7 1 (0.20%) CGI
7 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.20%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 14 (2.82%) iPhone
2 14 (2.82%) EqualLogic
2 14 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (2.62%) IBM XIV
3 13 (2.62%) iPad
3 13 (2.62%) Clustering
4 12 (2.42%) PKI
5 11 (2.22%) Social Media
6 9 (1.81%) CMDB
7 8 (1.61%) SecurID
8 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.01%) IVR
10 4 (0.81%) Replication
11 2 (0.40%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.20%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.20%) Open Source
12 1 (0.20%) Handset
12 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 167 (33.67%) Windows
2 77 (15.52%) Linux
3 65 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.43%) UNIX
8 15 (3.02%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.82%) CentOS
10 10 (2.02%) Solaris
11 9 (1.81%) Windows 7
12 8 (1.61%) HPUX
12 8 (1.61%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.41%) SUSE
13 7 (1.41%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.01%) Debian
15 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.40%) Android
16 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.57%) Load Balancing
2 99 (19.96%) E-Commerce
3 63 (12.70%) Incident Management
4 62 (12.50%) ITIL
5 57 (11.49%) Capacity Planning
6 48 (9.68%) Change Management
7 36 (7.26%) Project Management
8 31 (6.25%) Information Security
9 28 (5.65%) Business Continuity
10 25 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (3.83%) Problem Management
12 18 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (3.63%) Network Design
12 18 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (3.23%) Network Architecture
14 14 (2.82%) Change Control
14 14 (2.82%) DevOps
14 14 (2.82%) Service Delivery
15 11 (2.22%) PRINCE2
16 9 (1.81%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.48%) Lisp
2 32 (6.45%) PHP
3 30 (6.05%) Perl
4 27 (5.44%) SQL
5 26 (5.24%) Shell Script
6 21 (4.23%) Java
7 17 (3.43%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.21%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.60%) C
9 3 (0.60%) R
9 3 (0.60%) Python
9 3 (0.60%) Ruby
10 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 327 (65.93%) Cisco Certification
2 224 (45.16%) CCNP
3 192 (38.71%) CCNA
4 56 (11.29%) CCSP
5 48 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (8.87%) MCSE
7 38 (7.66%) CCSA
8 32 (6.45%) CCSE
9 30 (6.05%) MCSA
10 29 (5.85%) CCIE
11 21 (4.23%) CISSP
12 18 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.62%) Check Point Certification
14 12 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.42%) MCITP
15 7 (1.41%) MCTS
16 6 (1.21%) CCDE
16 6 (1.21%) CCIP
17 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
17 5 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.65%) SLA
2 29 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 69 (13.91%) Active Directory
2 62 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.67%) vSphere
4 22 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 19 (3.83%) Hyper-V
6 18 (3.63%) XenServer
7 9 (1.81%) Squid
8 7 (1.41%) XenApp
8 7 (1.41%) ProxySG
8 7 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.81%) UAG
9 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.81%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.40%) Snort
Systems Management
1 55 (11.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (3.83%) Nagios
3 17 (3.43%) Opsview
4 12 (2.42%) SCCM
5 10 (2.02%) Foglight
6 9 (1.81%) Puppet
7 6 (1.21%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.01%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.81%) Cacti
9 4 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.60%) Nessus
10 3 (0.60%) PureDisk
11 2 (0.40%) SCOM
12 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.20%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 379 (76.41%) Cisco
2 152 (30.65%) CheckPoint
3 104 (20.97%) VMware
4 86 (17.34%) Microsoft
5 65 (13.10%) Citrix
6 52 (10.48%) Motorola
7 46 (9.27%) Juniper
8 42 (8.47%) Red Hat
9 27 (5.44%) HP
10 25 (5.04%) Oracle
10 25 (5.04%) SolarWinds
11 22 (4.44%) F5
12 15 (3.02%) IBM
13 11 (2.22%) NetApp
13 11 (2.22%) Symantec
14 10 (2.02%) Fortinet
14 10 (2.02%) Dell
15 9 (1.81%) Avaya
15 9 (1.81%) Blue Coat
16 8 (1.61%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £19,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago