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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 41 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 180 157 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.26% 4.91% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.15% 26.39% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 159 121 117
Average salary £43,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
663 595 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.36% 18.62% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 511 433 438
Average salary £43,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.43% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 18 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Leeds

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 365 (81.11%) Cisco
2 302 (67.11%) Cisco Certification
3 244 (54.22%) CCNP
4 176 (39.11%) WAN
5 174 (38.67%) LAN
6 171 (38.00%) Network Security
7 168 (37.33%) CheckPoint
8 161 (35.78%) CCNA
9 157 (34.89%) Cisco ASA
10 146 (32.44%) MPLS
11 118 (26.22%) BGP
12 113 (25.11%) Windows
13 104 (23.11%) VoIP
14 96 (21.33%) E-Commerce
15 90 (20.00%) ITIL
16 84 (18.67%) VMware
17 81 (18.00%) VPN
18 79 (17.56%) Load Balancing
19 77 (17.11%) Linux
20 72 (16.00%) OSPF
21 71 (15.78%) Incident Management
22 68 (15.11%) EIGRP
22 68 (15.11%) CCSP
23 65 (14.44%) Cisco Nexus
24 59 (13.11%) Project Management
24 59 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
25 56 (12.44%) Active Directory
26 55 (12.22%) CCSA
27 51 (11.33%) Change Management
28 50 (11.11%) SAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (5.78%) Apache
2 21 (4.67%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.00%) IIS
4 13 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.56%) Lync
6 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.67%) JBoss
9 3 (0.67%) Node.js
9 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 25 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 176 (39.11%) WAN
2 174 (38.67%) LAN
3 171 (38.00%) Network Security
4 157 (34.89%) Cisco ASA
5 146 (32.44%) MPLS
6 118 (26.22%) BGP
7 104 (23.11%) VoIP
8 81 (18.00%) VPN
9 72 (16.00%) OSPF
10 68 (15.11%) EIGRP
11 65 (14.44%) Cisco Nexus
12 50 (11.11%) SAN
13 49 (10.89%) DNS
14 48 (10.67%) TCP/IP
15 47 (10.44%) FWSM
16 44 (9.78%) Internet
17 40 (8.89%) DMVPN
18 39 (8.67%) SSL
19 34 (7.56%) WLAN
20 31 (6.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.44%) MySQL
3 16 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.78%) Redis
7 7 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.56%) Informix
8 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.44%) DB2
11 1 (0.22%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.56%) Subversion
2 7 (1.56%) JIRA
2 7 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.89%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 33 (7.33%) Finance
2 23 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.89%) Games
4 7 (1.56%) Law
5 4 (0.89%) Advertising
5 4 (0.89%) Retail
6 3 (0.67%) Banking
6 3 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Automotive
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 247 (54.89%) Network Engineer
2 60 (13.33%) Analyst
3 55 (12.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 35 (7.78%) Network Analyst
4 35 (7.78%) Security Analyst
5 27 (6.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 26 (5.78%) Support Engineer
7 25 (5.56%) Network Support
8 23 (5.11%) Security Engineer
9 21 (4.67%) Architect
10 16 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
11 15 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.11%) Consultant
12 14 (3.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 13 (2.89%) Network Architect
13 13 (2.89%) Support Analyst
13 13 (2.89%) Network Support Engineer
14 11 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.44%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (1.33%) .NET
2 6 (1.33%) LAMP
2 6 (1.33%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.11%) Middleware
4 3 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (0.67%) Web Services
5 2 (0.44%) J2EE
6 1 (0.22%) CGI
6 1 (0.22%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (2.89%) IBM XIV
4 10 (2.22%) PKI
5 9 (2.00%) Clustering
6 8 (1.78%) CMDB
6 8 (1.78%) SecurID
7 4 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (0.89%) IVR
7 4 (0.89%) Replication
8 3 (0.67%) iPhone
9 2 (0.44%) Open Source
9 2 (0.44%) iPad
9 2 (0.44%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.22%) RMADS
10 1 (0.22%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.22%) Social Media
10 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 113 (25.11%) Windows
2 77 (17.11%) Linux
3 30 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.44%) UNIX
6 18 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.56%) Solaris
8 14 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.44%) AIX
10 10 (2.22%) CentOS
11 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.33%) Debian
13 6 (1.33%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.11%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.89%) SUSE
16 3 (0.67%) HPUX
16 3 (0.67%) Android
17 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (21.33%) E-Commerce
2 90 (20.00%) ITIL
3 79 (17.56%) Load Balancing
4 71 (15.78%) Incident Management
5 59 (13.11%) Project Management
5 59 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
6 51 (11.33%) Change Management
7 37 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 35 (7.78%) Information Security
9 24 (5.33%) Business Continuity
9 24 (5.33%) Network Design
10 20 (4.44%) SIEM
11 19 (4.22%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (4.00%) DevOps
12 18 (4.00%) Network Architecture
12 18 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.00%) Service Delivery
12 18 (4.00%) Coaching
13 16 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.56%) Lisp
2 20 (4.44%) PHP
3 17 (3.78%) Shell Script
4 15 (3.33%) SQL
5 13 (2.89%) Perl
6 12 (2.67%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.00%) Java
8 7 (1.56%) C
9 4 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 302 (67.11%) Cisco Certification
2 244 (54.22%) CCNP
3 161 (35.78%) CCNA
4 68 (15.11%) CCSP
5 55 (12.22%) CCSA
6 43 (9.56%) CCIE
7 38 (8.44%) CCSE
8 33 (7.33%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (6.44%) MCSE
11 22 (4.89%) MCSA
11 22 (4.89%) CISSP
12 21 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (2.00%) Degree
14 8 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
14 8 (1.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.33%) CCDA
15 6 (1.33%) CCDP
16 5 (1.11%) MCP
16 5 (1.11%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 24 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (5.11%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (12.44%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.56%) vSphere
4 19 (4.22%) Terminal Services
5 13 (2.89%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.22%) XenServer
7 9 (2.00%) XenApp
8 8 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (1.78%) ProxySG
9 7 (1.56%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.33%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.33%) MetaFrame
11 5 (1.11%) Squid
12 4 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.44%) UAG
13 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (8.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.11%) Nagios
3 12 (2.67%) Opsview
3 12 (2.67%) Graphite
4 8 (1.78%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.56%) Cacti
5 7 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (1.56%) Puppet
6 6 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.89%) Salt
8 3 (0.67%) PureDisk
8 3 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.44%) SCCM
9 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.22%) Nessus
10 1 (0.22%) WSUS
10 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 365 (81.11%) Cisco
2 168 (37.33%) CheckPoint
3 84 (18.67%) VMware
4 44 (9.78%) Microsoft
5 40 (8.89%) Citrix
6 34 (7.56%) Juniper
6 34 (7.56%) Motorola
7 33 (7.33%) SolarWinds
8 30 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 30 (6.67%) HP
9 20 (4.44%) F5
10 13 (2.89%) IBM
10 13 (2.89%) Brocade
11 12 (2.67%) Oracle
12 11 (2.44%) NetApp
12 11 (2.44%) Symantec
13 9 (2.00%) Blue Coat
13 9 (2.00%) Fortinet
13 9 (2.00%) Riverbed
13 9 (2.00%) ScanSafe
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