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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 52 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 12 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.53% 3.66% 7.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 21.21% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 23
Average salary £33,250 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.50% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £41,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
115 66 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 24.26% 17.23% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 94 42 76
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 2 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in York

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (51.52%) CCNP
4 17 (51.52%) DNS
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 17 (51.52%) F5
5 16 (48.48%) CCSE
6 15 (45.45%) DHCP
7 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
7 14 (42.42%) OSPF
7 14 (42.42%) BGP
7 14 (42.42%) Network Security
7 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (39.39%) Infoblox
8 13 (39.39%) Imperva
8 13 (39.39%) DMVPN
8 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 13 (39.39%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (39.39%) BIG-IP
8 13 (39.39%) Blue Coat
8 13 (39.39%) NetScreen
9 12 (36.36%) Citrix
10 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) Unified Communications

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Lync
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
2 15 (45.45%) DHCP
3 14 (42.42%) OSPF
3 14 (42.42%) BGP
3 14 (42.42%) Network Security
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (39.39%) DMVPN
4 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (39.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (39.39%) BIG-IP
4 13 (39.39%) NetScreen
5 9 (27.27%) Unified Communications
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.15%) IPsec
6 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
6 5 (15.15%) SAN
7 4 (12.12%) LAN
7 4 (12.12%) WAN
8 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) Maven
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Security Specialist
2 10 (30.30%) Network Specialist
2 10 (30.30%) Network Security Specialist
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.06%) Spring
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Thin Client
1 8 (24.24%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Video on Demand
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Xbox
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) UNIX
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) E-Commerce
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Line Management
2 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.12%) Operations Management
5 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Content Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Network Management
7 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) CCNP
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCSE
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) MCITP
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) XenServer
4 4 (12.12%) UAG
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) WSUS
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 17 (51.52%) F5
3 17 (51.52%) Cisco
4 13 (39.39%) Blue Coat
4 13 (39.39%) Infoblox
4 13 (39.39%) Imperva
5 12 (36.36%) Citrix
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) HP
8 4 (12.12%) Dell
8 4 (12.12%) NetApp
9 2 (6.06%) Intel
10 1 (3.03%) Nokia
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle
10 1 (3.03%) Business Objects