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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 39 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 201 275 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.70% 7.41% 4.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.44% 31.65% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 166 213 101
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
601 869 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.04% 23.42% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 496 622 336
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 £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 3 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leeds

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 245 (60.20%) Cisco
2 213 (52.33%) Cisco Certification
3 172 (42.26%) CCNP
4 158 (38.82%) CCNA
5 140 (34.40%) CheckPoint
6 131 (32.19%) LAN
7 117 (28.75%) Windows
8 112 (27.52%) WAN
9 110 (27.03%) ITIL
10 103 (25.31%) Network Security
11 101 (24.82%) Data Centre
12 95 (23.34%) Linux
13 90 (22.11%) VMware
14 87 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
15 76 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 62 (15.23%) Microsoft
17 61 (14.99%) VPN
17 61 (14.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 60 (14.74%) UNIX
19 59 (14.50%) Load Balancing
20 56 (13.76%) CCSA
20 56 (13.76%) Project Management
21 55 (13.51%) Active Directory
22 50 (12.29%) SAN
22 50 (12.29%) CCSE
23 49 (12.04%) ITIL Certification
24 48 (11.79%) DNS
25 46 (11.30%) Wireless
25 46 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
26 45 (11.06%) F5

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.42%) IIS
3 13 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.95%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.70%) Apache
6 10 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.46%) Lync
7 9 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.72%) CMS
9 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.49%) Confluence
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (32.19%) LAN
2 112 (27.52%) WAN
3 103 (25.31%) Network Security
4 87 (21.38%) Cisco ASA
5 61 (14.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 61 (14.99%) VPN
6 50 (12.29%) SAN
7 48 (11.79%) DNS
8 46 (11.30%) Wireless
9 41 (10.07%) VoIP
10 36 (8.85%) TCP/IP
11 30 (7.37%) MPLS
12 27 (6.63%) DHCP
13 26 (6.39%) SSL
14 25 (6.14%) Cisco PIX
15 22 (5.41%) Internet
16 21 (5.16%) BGP
17 20 (4.91%) NAS
18 17 (4.18%) IPsec
19 13 (3.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.91%) MySQL
3 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.23%) Informix
5 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.49%) OLAP
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.25%) OLTP
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.47%) JIRA
3 4 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.98%) Subversion
3 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.98%) Hudson
3 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (6.14%) Finance
2 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.46%) Games
3 9 (2.21%) Back Office
4 5 (1.23%) Law
4 5 (1.23%) Retail
5 3 (0.74%) Banking
5 3 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (38.57%) Network Engineer
2 83 (20.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 57 (14.00%) Analyst
4 40 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (9.58%) Architect
6 38 (9.34%) Security Analyst
7 34 (8.35%) Network Specialist
8 33 (8.11%) Security Specialist
9 27 (6.63%) Network Security Specialist
10 24 (5.90%) Security Engineer
11 20 (4.91%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (4.42%) Network Architect
13 16 (3.93%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
13 16 (3.93%) Technical Architect
14 15 (3.69%) IT Security Analyst
15 13 (3.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 13 (3.19%) Linux Administrator
15 13 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (3.19%) Administrator
16 11 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.91%) Middleware
2 11 (2.70%) RESTful
3 6 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (1.47%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (1.47%) CSS
4 4 (0.98%) LAMP
4 4 (0.98%) Web Services
5 2 (0.49%) XML
5 2 (0.49%) XMPP
5 2 (0.49%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.25%) Java EE
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) REST
6 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.25%) XSD
6 1 (0.25%) WSDL
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (24.82%) Data Centre
2 46 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.70%) Cryptography
5 9 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (1.97%) Public Cloud
6 8 (1.97%) CESG
6 8 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.97%) Clustering
7 7 (1.72%) IBM XIV
8 6 (1.47%) IVR
8 6 (1.47%) CMDB
9 5 (1.23%) E-Learning
9 5 (1.23%) Replication
9 5 (1.23%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.74%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 117 (28.75%) Windows
2 95 (23.34%) Linux
3 60 (14.74%) UNIX
4 37 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.69%) AIX
7 14 (3.44%) Solaris
8 13 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.95%) HPUX
9 12 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.23%) Debian
11 4 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (27.03%) ITIL
2 59 (14.50%) Load Balancing
3 56 (13.76%) Project Management
4 40 (9.83%) E-Commerce
5 38 (9.34%) Incident Management
5 38 (9.34%) Mentoring
6 36 (8.85%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (7.62%) DevOps
8 25 (6.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (6.14%) Information Security
9 23 (5.65%) Business Continuity
9 23 (5.65%) SIEM
10 22 (5.41%) Security Testing
10 22 (5.41%) Change Management
11 18 (4.42%) Network Design
11 18 (4.42%) Network Architecture
11 18 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (4.18%) Migration
13 16 (3.93%) Open Source
14 15 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.42%) SQL
2 8 (1.97%) PHP
3 6 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.98%) Perl
5 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 213 (52.33%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (42.26%) CCNP
3 158 (38.82%) CCNA
4 56 (13.76%) CCSA
5 50 (12.29%) CCSE
6 49 (12.04%) ITIL Certification
7 41 (10.07%) CCSP
8 25 (6.14%) CISSP
8 25 (6.14%) Degree
9 23 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (4.67%) CCIE
11 15 (3.69%) CCDA
12 14 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (3.19%) MCSE
14 12 (2.95%) CCDP
15 11 (2.70%) CCVP
16 10 (2.46%) GIAC
17 6 (1.47%) MCITP
17 6 (1.47%) CCDE
17 6 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.60%) PCI DSS
2 26 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.93%) SLA
4 5 (1.23%) QA
5 4 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 76 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 36 (8.85%) vSphere
4 16 (3.93%) XenServer
5 13 (3.19%) Xen
5 13 (3.19%) KVM
6 11 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.46%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.97%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.98%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.74%) XenApp
10 3 (0.74%) Firmware
10 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.49%) vCloud
11 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (4.91%) Puppet
2 16 (3.93%) Cobbler
3 12 (2.95%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (2.21%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (1.97%) CORE IMPACT
6 8 (1.97%) Nessus
6 8 (1.97%) Nmap
6 8 (1.97%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (1.47%) Cacti
8 4 (0.98%) Opsview
8 4 (0.98%) Graphite
8 4 (0.98%) SCCM
8 4 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.98%) Nagios
9 2 (0.49%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 245 (60.20%) Cisco
2 140 (34.40%) CheckPoint
3 90 (22.11%) VMware
4 62 (15.23%) Microsoft
5 45 (11.06%) F5
6 30 (7.37%) Red Hat
7 26 (6.39%) Citrix
8 23 (5.65%) Juniper
9 20 (4.91%) HP
10 18 (4.42%) NetApp
11 17 (4.18%) Blue Coat
11 17 (4.18%) Fortinet
12 16 (3.93%) Oracle
13 15 (3.69%) Avaya
14 12 (2.95%) Riverbed
15 10 (2.46%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.46%) Veritas
16 9 (2.21%) EMC
17 8 (1.97%) IBM
18 7 (1.72%) Dell
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