Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 240 308 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.86% 5.75% 5.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.98% 38.17% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 236 283 295
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,875 £55,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 667 807 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.50% 15.05% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 574 689 981
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,703 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.79% +0.54% -6.25%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Leeds

Firewall
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Leeds

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 148 (61.67%) Cisco
2 103 (42.92%) VMware
3 99 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (38.33%) LAN
5 90 (37.50%) WAN
6 80 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 78 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 78 (32.50%) Windows
8 73 (30.42%) CCNA
9 71 (29.58%) ITIL
10 63 (26.25%) Network Security
11 62 (25.83%) CCNP
11 62 (25.83%) Active Directory
12 60 (25.00%) MPLS
13 59 (24.58%) VPN
14 55 (22.92%) Windows Server
15 53 (22.08%) Linux
16 46 (19.17%) VoIP
17 45 (18.75%) MS Exchange
18 40 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 40 (16.67%) Information Security
18 40 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
19 39 (16.25%) CheckPoint
20 38 (15.83%) F5
21 37 (15.42%) High Availability
21 37 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
22 35 (14.58%) VLAN
22 35 (14.58%) SAN
22 35 (14.58%) HP
23 34 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 45 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.75%) IIS
4 8 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.08%) CMS
6 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.25%) Apache
9 2 (0.83%) Jetty
9 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.42%) JBoss
10 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.17%) Office 365
3 9 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.50%) SaaS
5 4 (1.67%) IaaS
6 3 (1.25%) PaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.42%) Boomi
8 1 (0.42%) G Suite
8 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 92 (38.33%) LAN
2 90 (37.50%) WAN
3 63 (26.25%) Network Security
4 60 (25.00%) MPLS
5 59 (24.58%) VPN
6 46 (19.17%) VoIP
7 40 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 35 (14.58%) SAN
8 35 (14.58%) VLAN
9 30 (12.50%) BGP
10 26 (10.83%) OSPF
10 26 (10.83%) Wireless
11 24 (10.00%) DNS
12 21 (8.75%) DHCP
13 15 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (5.83%) IPsec
14 14 (5.83%) Spanning Tree
14 14 (5.83%) WLAN
15 13 (5.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.50%) MySQL
3 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.42%) Hudson
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) JMeter
4 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.42%) Selenium
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (9.17%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.92%) Finance
3 8 (3.33%) Retail
4 7 (2.92%) Marketing
5 4 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.25%) Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (21.25%) Analyst
2 50 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 35 (14.58%) Security Analyst
4 30 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 24 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 24 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 23 (9.58%) Network Analyst
7 21 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (8.75%) IT Engineer
8 20 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 17 (7.08%) Architect
9 17 (7.08%) Network Security Engineer
10 16 (6.67%) Support Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) Network Operations Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) Operations Engineer
12 12 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
12 12 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
12 12 (5.00%) Network Specialist
13 11 (4.58%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.17%) .NET
2 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.25%) CSS
4 2 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.83%) LAMP
4 2 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.42%) JSON
5 1 (0.42%) Node.js
5 1 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) WCF
5 1 (0.42%) Web Services
5 1 (0.42%) WF
5 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.67%) Clustering
6 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
7 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.25%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.83%) iPad
8 2 (0.83%) NHS
8 2 (0.83%) PKI
8 2 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.42%) BYOD
9 1 (0.42%) New Media
9 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (32.50%) Windows
2 55 (22.92%) Windows Server
3 53 (22.08%) Linux
4 37 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.75%) Windows 7
7 11 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.92%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.50%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.08%) Unix
12 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.83%) Debian
13 2 (0.83%) HPUX
13 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.42%) AIX
14 1 (0.42%) CentOS
14 1 (0.42%) Fedora
14 1 (0.42%) Solaris
14 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.58%) ITIL
2 40 (16.67%) Information Security
3 37 (15.42%) High Availability
4 26 (10.83%) Load Balancing
5 20 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (7.50%) Data Protection
7 17 (7.08%) Project Management
8 16 (6.67%) Network Architecture
8 16 (6.67%) Network Design
9 15 (6.25%) Patch Management
9 15 (6.25%) Security Testing
10 14 (5.83%) IT Audit
10 14 (5.83%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (5.83%) Presales
11 13 (5.42%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.42%) SIEM
11 13 (5.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.75%) ITIL V3
13 9 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.42%) Python
2 17 (7.08%) SQL
3 12 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.33%) Ruby
5 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.08%) C#
7 4 (1.67%) Java
7 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.83%) C
8 2 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (30.42%) CCNA
3 62 (25.83%) CCNP
4 28 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.33%) Degree
5 20 (8.33%) MCSE
6 18 (7.50%) CCIE
7 16 (6.67%) CCIP
8 14 (5.83%) CISSP
9 13 (5.42%) CEH
10 12 (5.00%) CISM
10 12 (5.00%) MCSA
11 10 (4.17%) CCDA
11 10 (4.17%) CCSP
12 8 (3.33%) SSCP
13 7 (2.92%) CISA
13 7 (2.92%) CISMP
13 7 (2.92%) MCITP
14 6 (2.50%) JNCIE
14 6 (2.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (10.42%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.17%) SLA
3 5 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.67%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 80 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (25.83%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.92%) vSphere
4 11 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.75%) OpenSIPS
6 8 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.92%) VMware NSX
8 5 (2.08%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.67%) Docker
9 4 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.83%) Firmware
11 2 (0.83%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.83%) XenApp
12 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.42%) pfSense
12 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (3.33%) Puppet
2 7 (2.92%) Ansible
2 7 (2.92%) SCCM
3 6 (2.50%) Nagios
4 5 (2.08%) WMI
4 5 (2.08%) WSUS
5 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.67%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.67%) Nessus
5 4 (1.67%) Salt
5 4 (1.67%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.25%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.25%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.25%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.83%) Rancher
7 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 148 (61.67%) Cisco
2 103 (42.92%) VMware
3 78 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 39 (16.25%) CheckPoint
5 38 (15.83%) F5
6 35 (14.58%) HP
7 24 (10.00%) Juniper
8 21 (8.75%) Avaya
9 18 (7.50%) Palo Alto
10 16 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.75%) Brocade
11 9 (3.75%) Citrix
11 9 (3.75%) Google
11 9 (3.75%) Veeam
12 8 (3.33%) Fortinet
13 7 (2.92%) NetApp
13 7 (2.92%) Splunk
14 6 (2.50%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.25%) NETGEAR
15 3 (1.25%) WatchGuard