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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 51 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 181 264 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.18% 7.21% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.59% 34.78% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 149 213 101
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
573 759 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.41% 20.73% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 485 582 353
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leeds

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 252 (62.38%) Cisco
2 197 (48.76%) Cisco Certification
3 168 (41.58%) CheckPoint
4 156 (38.61%) CCNP
5 138 (34.16%) CCNA
6 127 (31.44%) ITIL
7 125 (30.94%) LAN
8 115 (28.47%) Windows
9 112 (27.72%) Data Centre
10 105 (25.99%) Network Security
11 101 (25.00%) WAN
12 94 (23.27%) Linux
13 88 (21.78%) Cisco ASA
14 83 (20.54%) VMware
15 72 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 68 (16.83%) Load Balancing
17 67 (16.58%) Cisco Nexus
18 64 (15.84%) Active Directory
19 59 (14.60%) ITIL Certification
20 58 (14.36%) UNIX
20 58 (14.36%) VPN
20 58 (14.36%) CCSA
21 55 (13.61%) F5
22 53 (13.12%) Project Management
23 50 (12.38%) CCSE
24 49 (12.13%) DNS
25 46 (11.39%) Microsoft
26 45 (11.14%) VoIP
27 43 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
28 41 (10.15%) Mentoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (5.69%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.70%) IIS
3 10 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.98%) Lync
4 8 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.49%) Apache
5 6 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.24%) CMS
6 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.50%) nginx
7 2 (0.50%) Confluence
7 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.73%) Office 365
2 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 125 (30.94%) LAN
2 105 (25.99%) Network Security
3 101 (25.00%) WAN
4 88 (21.78%) Cisco ASA
5 67 (16.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 58 (14.36%) VPN
7 49 (12.13%) DNS
8 45 (11.14%) VoIP
9 39 (9.65%) TCP/IP
10 38 (9.41%) MPLS
11 36 (8.91%) SAN
12 35 (8.66%) Wireless
13 31 (7.67%) SSL
14 24 (5.94%) BGP
14 24 (5.94%) Cisco PIX
15 23 (5.69%) DHCP
16 19 (4.70%) IPsec
17 15 (3.71%) EIGRP
17 15 (3.71%) FWSM
18 14 (3.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.71%) MySQL
3 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.25%) Informix
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) OLTP
5 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (1.49%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 20 (4.95%) Finance
2 10 (2.48%) Games
3 9 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.98%) Back Office
5 6 (1.49%) Retail
6 5 (1.24%) Law
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
7 3 (0.74%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Marketing
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (37.13%) Network Engineer
2 83 (20.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 51 (12.62%) Analyst
4 49 (12.13%) Architect
5 33 (8.17%) Security Analyst
5 33 (8.17%) Security Specialist
5 33 (8.17%) Network Specialist
6 32 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (7.18%) Network Architect
8 27 (6.68%) Network Security Specialist
9 23 (5.69%) Security Engineer
10 19 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 15 (3.71%) Technical Architect
11 15 (3.71%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 13 (3.22%) IT Security Analyst
13 12 (2.97%) Consultant
14 11 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (2.72%) Network Security Engineer
14 11 (2.72%) Network Analyst
15 10 (2.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.46%) RESTful
2 16 (3.96%) Middleware
3 10 (2.48%) Web Services
4 5 (1.24%) LAMP
4 5 (1.24%) CSS
4 5 (1.24%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.50%) XML
6 1 (0.25%) XSD
6 1 (0.25%) WSDL
6 1 (0.25%) Java EE
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
6 1 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 112 (27.72%) Data Centre
2 43 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.71%) Cryptography
5 13 (3.22%) Clustering
5 13 (3.22%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.49%) CMDB
7 6 (1.49%) IVR
7 6 (1.49%) CESG
8 5 (1.24%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.24%) Replication
9 3 (0.74%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Photography
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.50%) Tandem
10 2 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 115 (28.47%) Windows
2 94 (23.27%) Linux
3 58 (14.36%) UNIX
4 40 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.23%) AIX
9 7 (1.73%) Solaris
9 7 (1.73%) CentOS
9 7 (1.73%) Debian
10 6 (1.49%) HPUX
11 5 (1.24%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.74%) SUSE
13 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (31.44%) ITIL
2 68 (16.83%) Load Balancing
3 53 (13.12%) Project Management
4 41 (10.15%) E-Commerce
4 41 (10.15%) Mentoring
5 36 (8.91%) Capacity Planning
6 35 (8.66%) Incident Management
7 29 (7.18%) DevOps
8 28 (6.93%) Network Design
9 25 (6.19%) Business Continuity
9 25 (6.19%) Security Testing
10 23 (5.69%) Migration
10 23 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (5.45%) Information Security
12 21 (5.20%) SIEM
13 19 (4.70%) Network Architecture
14 17 (4.21%) TOGAF
15 16 (3.96%) Change Management
16 15 (3.71%) Open Source
17 14 (3.47%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.47%) SQL
2 6 (1.49%) C
2 6 (1.49%) PHP
3 5 (1.24%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 197 (48.76%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (38.61%) CCNP
3 138 (34.16%) CCNA
4 59 (14.60%) ITIL Certification
5 58 (14.36%) CCSA
6 50 (12.38%) CCSE
7 32 (7.92%) CCSP
8 22 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (3.47%) MCSE
9 14 (3.47%) CCDA
10 13 (3.22%) CCDP
10 13 (3.22%) CCIE
10 13 (3.22%) CISSP
11 12 (2.97%) Degree
12 10 (2.48%) CCVP
13 7 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.73%) GIAC
14 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.49%) MCITP
14 6 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.18%) PCI DSS
2 24 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.21%) SLA
4 6 (1.49%) QA
5 4 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 72 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (15.84%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.94%) vSphere
4 16 (3.96%) VMware ESX
5 14 (3.47%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.48%) XenServer
7 8 (1.98%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.73%) Xen
8 7 (1.73%) KVM
9 6 (1.49%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.74%) XenApp
10 3 (0.74%) Firmware
10 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.50%) vCloud
12 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (4.46%) Puppet
2 15 (3.71%) Cobbler
3 7 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.49%) CORE IMPACT
4 6 (1.49%) Nessus
4 6 (1.49%) Nmap
5 5 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.74%) Salt
8 2 (0.50%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.50%) SCCM
8 2 (0.50%) Cacti
8 2 (0.50%) Nagios
8 2 (0.50%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.25%) DameWare
9 1 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 252 (62.38%) Cisco
2 168 (41.58%) CheckPoint
3 83 (20.54%) VMware
4 55 (13.61%) F5
5 46 (11.39%) Microsoft
6 38 (9.41%) Juniper
7 31 (7.67%) Red Hat
8 25 (6.19%) Blue Coat
9 19 (4.70%) Riverbed
10 18 (4.46%) Citrix
10 18 (4.46%) HP
11 14 (3.47%) Fortinet
12 12 (2.97%) Sourcefire
12 12 (2.97%) Dell
12 12 (2.97%) Avaya
13 11 (2.72%) NetApp
14 10 (2.48%) Oracle
15 9 (2.23%) ArcSight
16 8 (1.98%) Sophos
17 7 (1.73%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits inc flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago