The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 198 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 11 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 1
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +11.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Firewall Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4235 4626 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.45% 97.95% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3572 3802 3254
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Leeds -4 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Halifax -1 5 - -
Firewall Engineer
Yorkshire

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title 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 with Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (85.71%) Cisco
3 20 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 17 (60.71%) Finance
4 17 (60.71%) CCSA
4 17 (60.71%) CCSE
5 12 (42.86%) Banking
6 11 (39.29%) Online Banking
7 10 (35.71%) Retail
8 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.00%) CCNP
10 5 (17.86%) VPN
10 5 (17.86%) LAN
10 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.86%) Network Security
11 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) DNS
11 4 (14.29%) CCNA
11 4 (14.29%) Juniper
12 3 (10.71%) SSL
13 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
13 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (7.14%) Kaspersky
13 2 (7.14%) Sendmail
13 2 (7.14%) Email Filtering
13 2 (7.14%) Proventia
13 2 (7.14%) DevOps

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title 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 with Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security
3 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.14%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
7 1 (3.57%) HSRP
7 1 (3.57%) IPsec
7 1 (3.57%) NetScreen
7 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (3.57%) VLAN
7 1 (3.57%) VPLS
7 1 (3.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) Banking
3 10 (35.71%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Online Banking
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.14%) DevOps
2 2 (7.14%) Email Filtering
2 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) BCP
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Coaching
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CCSA
1 17 (60.71%) CCSE
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCDA
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
1 2 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
1 2 (7.14%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.14%) Proventia
2 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.14%) Kaspersky
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) CommVault
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) VMware