The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 64 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 22 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.51% 2.92% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.29% 19.40% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 27
Average salary £38,125 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.30% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
179 134 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.43% 15.04% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 138 91 159
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the South Yorkshire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +4 16 £42,500 +13.33%
Doncaster - 3 - -
Barnsley - 2 £26,000 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 49 (65.33%) Cisco
2 39 (52.00%) Windows
3 36 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (36.00%) WAN
4 27 (36.00%) VMware
5 26 (34.67%) Juniper
5 26 (34.67%) LAN
6 21 (28.00%) ITIL
6 21 (28.00%) SLA
7 18 (24.00%) DNS
8 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
8 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
10 15 (20.00%) CCIE
10 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
11 14 (18.67%) Linux
12 13 (17.33%) Wireless
12 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
13 12 (16.00%) CCNA
14 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.67%) Network Design
14 11 (14.67%) Degree
15 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
15 10 (13.33%) F5
15 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
15 10 (13.33%) UNIX
15 10 (13.33%) Dell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.67%) nginx
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Project
2 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) IaaS
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) WAN
2 26 (34.67%) LAN
3 18 (24.00%) DNS
4 13 (17.33%) Wireless
5 10 (13.33%) DHCP
5 10 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (12.00%) MPLS
6 9 (12.00%) VPN
6 9 (12.00%) SAN
7 8 (10.67%) Network Security
7 8 (10.67%) OSPF
7 8 (10.67%) BGP
8 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.33%) VLAN
9 6 (8.00%) VPLS
9 6 (8.00%) Ethernet
10 5 (6.67%) IPsec
10 5 (6.67%) SNMP
11 3 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Maven
2 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) MSI
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.33%) Electronics
1 4 (5.33%) Military
2 2 (2.67%) Legal
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Architect
2 12 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 9 (12.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (9.33%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 6 (8.00%) IP Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.33%) IT Support
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Telematics
3 5 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.33%) Replication
5 3 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Windows
2 14 (18.67%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.33%) UNIX
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 5 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ITIL
2 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (14.67%) Network Design
4 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (12.00%) Migration
5 9 (12.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
8 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.67%) Information Security
9 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.33%) Line Management
10 3 (4.00%) Change Control
10 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.67%) Ruby
4 3 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.00%) CCIE
3 12 (16.00%) CCNA
4 11 (14.67%) Degree
5 9 (12.00%) CCNP
5 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (10.67%) CCDP
7 6 (8.00%) JNCIE
7 6 (8.00%) CCIP
8 5 (6.67%) MCSE
8 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.33%) MCITP
9 4 (5.33%) MCSA
9 4 (5.33%) MCP
9 4 (5.33%) HND
10 3 (4.00%) CISSP
10 3 (4.00%) MCDST
11 2 (2.67%) GCIH
11 2 (2.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) SLA
2 7 (9.33%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
1 17 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.00%) Xen
4 5 (6.67%) KVM
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.67%) XenApp
6 2 (2.67%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
1 5 (6.67%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) Cisco
2 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.00%) VMware
3 26 (34.67%) Juniper
4 12 (16.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (13.33%) F5
5 10 (13.33%) Dell
6 8 (10.67%) Citrix
7 6 (8.00%) Redback
7 6 (8.00%) HP
8 5 (6.67%) Symantec
8 5 (6.67%) NetApp
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle
9 4 (5.33%) WatchGuard
10 2 (2.67%) EMC
11 1 (1.33%) SolidWorks
11 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.33%) Apple
11 1 (1.33%) Primavera
11 1 (1.33%) Adobe