The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 24 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 35 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 8.75% 9.23% 7.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.30% 33.33% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 11
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
North 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 York region.

Communications & Networking Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 159 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 19.75% 27.70% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 41
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +43.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in York

Firewall
Salary Trend in York

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

Firewall Salary Trend in York

Firewall
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the York region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in York

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 51 (96.23%) Cisco
2 45 (84.91%) CheckPoint
2 45 (84.91%) DNS
3 43 (81.13%) DHCP
4 41 (77.36%) Network Security
5 40 (75.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (75.47%) VMware
6 38 (71.70%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (71.70%) CCNP
7 37 (69.81%) CCSE
7 37 (69.81%) BIG-IP
7 37 (69.81%) Cisco IOS
7 37 (69.81%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (69.81%) F5
7 37 (69.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 37 (69.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 34 (64.15%) Infoblox
8 34 (64.15%) Imperva
8 34 (64.15%) Blue Coat
8 34 (64.15%) OSPF
8 34 (64.15%) BGP
9 25 (47.17%) Juniper
9 25 (47.17%) Linux
10 20 (37.74%) E-Commerce
10 20 (37.74%) Thin Client
10 20 (37.74%) Citrix
10 20 (37.74%) Fat Client
10 20 (37.74%) NetScreen
10 20 (37.74%) Line Management
10 20 (37.74%) Mentoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the York 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (84.91%) DNS
2 43 (81.13%) DHCP
3 41 (77.36%) Network Security
4 37 (69.81%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (69.81%) BIG-IP
4 37 (69.81%) Cisco IOS
4 37 (69.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 37 (69.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 34 (64.15%) OSPF
5 34 (64.15%) BGP
6 20 (37.74%) NetScreen
6 20 (37.74%) DMVPN
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (26.42%) Wireless
8 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
8 6 (11.32%) VoIP
9 5 (9.43%) VPN
10 4 (7.55%) 3G
10 4 (7.55%) 2G
11 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Network Specialist
1 37 (69.81%) Network Security Specialist
1 37 (69.81%) Security Specialist
2 17 (32.08%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 17 (32.08%) Senior Network Specialist
2 17 (32.08%) Senior Security Specialist
3 14 (26.42%) Information Security Specialist
3 14 (26.42%) Information Specialist
3 14 (26.42%) Senior Information Security Specialist
4 12 (22.64%) Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Network Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Security Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Network Security Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support
6 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
8 1 (1.89%) Network Administrator
8 1 (1.89%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Thin Client
1 20 (37.74%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) E-Commerce
1 20 (37.74%) Line Management
1 20 (37.74%) Mentoring
2 14 (26.42%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (26.42%) Information Security
3 3 (5.66%) Project Management
3 3 (5.66%) Security Management
4 2 (3.77%) Network Management
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 38 (71.70%) CCNP
1 38 (71.70%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (69.81%) CCSE
3 17 (32.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CCDA
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 40 (75.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (26.42%) XenServer
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.55%) Xen
4 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (96.23%) Cisco
2 45 (84.91%) CheckPoint
3 40 (75.47%) VMware
4 37 (69.81%) F5
5 34 (64.15%) Infoblox
5 34 (64.15%) Imperva
5 34 (64.15%) Blue Coat
6 25 (47.17%) Juniper
7 20 (37.74%) Citrix
8 15 (28.30%) HP
9 14 (26.42%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle
11 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.89%) Verint