The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 23
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 0 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 6.94% 6.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 34.29% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Median salary - £37,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 8 35 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 4.88% 20.23% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 30
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Halifax

Firewall
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) VRRP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Debian
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft