Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 61 60
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 210 218 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.74% 4.56% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.95% 37.20% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 199 179 218
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -4.76%

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 457 586 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.66% 12.25% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 400 485 538
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.42% -7.32%
10th Percentile £24,725 £27,050 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.20% +10.67% -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 26 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 102 (48.57%) Windows
2 97 (46.19%) Cisco
3 92 (43.81%) Active Directory
4 89 (42.38%) Microsoft
5 81 (38.57%) VPN
6 80 (38.10%) WAN
7 74 (35.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 68 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (31.43%) LAN
10 62 (29.52%) Windows Server
11 60 (28.57%) Linux
12 53 (25.24%) DNS
13 50 (23.81%) CCNP
14 46 (21.90%) CheckPoint
14 46 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
15 45 (21.43%) Office 365
15 45 (21.43%) VMware
16 43 (20.48%) Finance
17 41 (19.52%) ITIL
18 39 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (16.67%) DevOps
20 34 (16.19%) SQL
20 34 (16.19%) CCNA
20 34 (16.19%) VLAN
20 34 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (16.19%) Hyper-V
21 33 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
21 33 (15.71%) Juniper
21 33 (15.71%) MPLS

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 27 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 26 (12.38%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.19%) IIS
4 11 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.90%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 74 (35.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (21.43%) Office 365
4 23 (10.95%) IaaS
4 23 (10.95%) PaaS
5 12 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (5.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 6 (2.86%) SaaS
7 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.90%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.48%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 81 (38.57%) VPN
2 80 (38.10%) WAN
3 66 (31.43%) LAN
4 53 (25.24%) DNS
5 34 (16.19%) VLAN
6 33 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (15.71%) MPLS
7 31 (14.76%) BGP
7 31 (14.76%) Network Security
8 28 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (12.38%) VoIP
10 25 (11.90%) DHCP
11 24 (11.43%) Wireless
12 22 (10.48%) Cisco Firepower
13 21 (10.00%) SAN
13 21 (10.00%) WLAN
14 20 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (9.52%) OSPF
15 16 (7.62%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (7.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.90%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.90%) Bitbucket
2 4 (1.90%) CircleCI
2 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.90%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (20.48%) Finance
2 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.90%) Marketing
4 2 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Law
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (20.48%) Network Engineer
2 36 (17.14%) Analyst
3 27 (12.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 22 (10.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (9.05%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.05%) Support Engineer
6 18 (8.57%) Network Support
7 15 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 14 (6.67%) Network Specialist
8 14 (6.67%) Security Analyst
9 13 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.19%) IT Manager
9 13 (6.19%) Security Specialist
10 12 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
10 12 (5.71%) Server Specialist
11 10 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (4.76%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
11 10 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.29%) Clustering
7 8 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.38%) PKI
9 3 (1.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.48%) Handset
10 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (48.57%) Windows
2 62 (29.52%) Windows Server
3 60 (28.57%) Linux
4 39 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 8 (3.81%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.90%) Android
10 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.90%) Unix
11 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.52%) ITIL
2 35 (16.67%) DevOps
3 32 (15.24%) Migration
4 29 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (13.33%) Information Security
6 25 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 24 (11.43%) Change Management
8 15 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (7.14%) Security Operations
9 14 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 14 (6.67%) SIEM
9 14 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
10 13 (6.19%) Capacity Management
10 13 (6.19%) Hardware Maintenance
10 13 (6.19%) Risk Management
10 13 (6.19%) Strategic Planning
11 12 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (5.71%) Network Virtualisation
11 12 (5.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 11 (5.24%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.19%) SQL
2 15 (7.14%) C#
2 15 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.86%) C
3 6 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.90%) Python
4 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.95%) C++
5 2 (0.95%) Java
5 2 (0.95%) Perl
5 2 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (23.81%) CCNP
3 34 (16.19%) CCNA
4 18 (8.57%) CCIE
5 17 (8.10%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.10%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.14%) CCSE
6 15 (7.14%) CISSP
7 9 (4.29%) CCSA
7 9 (4.29%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (3.81%) GIAC
9 7 (3.33%) CISM
9 7 (3.33%) SANS
10 6 (2.86%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.38%) CISA
11 5 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.90%) CCDP
12 4 (1.90%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (11.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (4.76%) GDPR
4 9 (4.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (1.90%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (43.81%) Active Directory
2 34 (16.19%) Hyper-V
2 34 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (2.38%) vSphere
6 5 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.90%) XenApp
8 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (6.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (5.24%) vCenter Server
3 10 (4.76%) SCCM
4 9 (4.29%) Backup Exec
4 9 (4.29%) WSUS
5 4 (1.90%) Ansible
5 4 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.90%) Grafana
5 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.90%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.43%) Nessus
7 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) QRadar
7 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (46.19%) Cisco
2 89 (42.38%) Microsoft
3 46 (21.90%) CheckPoint
4 45 (21.43%) VMware
5 33 (15.71%) Juniper
6 29 (13.81%) Veeam
7 22 (10.48%) Fortinet
8 18 (8.57%) Citrix
9 17 (8.10%) HP
9 17 (8.10%) Symantec
10 14 (6.67%) F5
11 13 (6.19%) Palo Alto
12 11 (5.24%) Meraki
12 11 (5.24%) NetApp
13 10 (4.76%) Avaya
14 7 (3.33%) Aruba
14 7 (3.33%) SonicWALL
15 6 (2.86%) Ubiquiti
16 5 (2.38%) WatchGuard
17 4 (1.90%) Apple