Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 54 38
Rank change year-on-year -21 -16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 135 230 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.46% 4.86% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.96% 33.87% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 121 232 308
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 520 679 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.32% 14.34% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 457 585 693
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.33% -1.25%
10th Percentile £22,900 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,953
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.76% +1.21%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 47 (34.81%) Cisco
2 45 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (29.63%) Information Security
3 40 (29.63%) Network Security
4 39 (28.89%) Degree
5 37 (27.41%) Cybersecurity
6 35 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 34 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (20.74%) IaaS
9 27 (20.00%) Security Operations
9 27 (20.00%) PaaS
9 27 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 26 (19.26%) LAN
10 26 (19.26%) SaaS
11 25 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
11 25 (18.52%) WAN
11 25 (18.52%) PCI DSS
12 24 (17.78%) Finance
12 24 (17.78%) VPN
13 21 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (14.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 19 (14.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 19 (14.07%) DevOps
15 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (14.07%) VMware
15 19 (14.07%) Wireless
16 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
16 18 (13.33%) TCP/IP

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 6 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) JBoss
3 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.22%) IIS
4 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.74%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (20.74%) IaaS
3 27 (20.00%) PaaS
4 26 (19.26%) SaaS
5 11 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (5.93%) Office 365
7 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.48%) Akamai
9 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (29.63%) Network Security
2 27 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (19.26%) LAN
4 25 (18.52%) WAN
5 24 (17.78%) VPN
6 20 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (14.07%) Wireless
8 18 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 16 (11.85%) VLAN
10 13 (9.63%) BGP
10 13 (9.63%) IPsec
11 12 (8.89%) EIGRP
11 12 (8.89%) WLAN
12 11 (8.15%) MPLS
12 11 (8.15%) VPLS
13 9 (6.67%) DNS
13 9 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (5.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (5.93%) Internet
14 8 (5.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
1 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Retail
3 5 (3.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.52%) Analyst
1 25 (18.52%) Security Specialist
2 23 (17.04%) Network Engineer
3 16 (11.85%) Security Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.89%) Consultant
5 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 12 (8.89%) Network Specialist
5 12 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) IT Security Specialist
6 11 (8.15%) Network Security Specialist
6 11 (8.15%) Security Consultant
7 10 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 8 (5.93%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) Web Services
2 3 (2.22%) XML
3 2 (1.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.48%) SOAP
3 2 (1.48%) WSDL
4 1 (0.74%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.96%) NHS
6 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.33%) Windows
2 16 (11.85%) Linux
3 7 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.44%) Unix
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.96%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) HPUX
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.63%) Information Security
2 37 (27.41%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 25 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
5 20 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (14.07%) DevOps
6 19 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (14.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 17 (12.59%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (11.11%) Project Management
8 15 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 13 (9.63%) ITIL
9 13 (9.63%) SIEM
10 10 (7.41%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.67%) Network Design
11 9 (6.67%) Patch Management
12 8 (5.93%) Coaching
12 8 (5.93%) Security Auditing
13 7 (5.19%) Security Patching
13 7 (5.19%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) SQL
2 6 (4.44%) Python
3 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.70%) Ruby
4 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (28.89%) Degree
2 21 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (12.59%) CCNP
4 16 (11.85%) CISSP
5 11 (8.15%) CCNA
6 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.96%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.22%) CISM
8 3 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.48%) CCIE
9 2 (1.48%) CISA
9 2 (1.48%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.48%) MCSA
9 2 (1.48%) MCSE
9 2 (1.48%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 11 (8.15%) GDPR
4 8 (5.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (4.44%) PMO
6 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (2.22%) SLA
8 2 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.70%) Docker
3 5 (3.70%) vSphere
4 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.74%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.74%) Xen
6 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Nessus
2 8 (5.93%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.44%) SCCM
4 5 (3.70%) Nagios
4 5 (3.70%) Puppet
5 4 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.96%) Packer
5 4 (2.96%) Terraform
5 4 (2.96%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (2.22%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.48%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (1.48%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.48%) WSUS
8 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.74%) Ansible
8 1 (0.74%) CASB
8 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (34.81%) Cisco
2 35 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.07%) VMware
4 17 (12.59%) CheckPoint
5 14 (10.37%) F5
5 14 (10.37%) McAfee
6 13 (9.63%) Juniper
7 12 (8.89%) Fortinet
7 12 (8.89%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.93%) Citrix
8 8 (5.93%) HP
9 6 (4.44%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.44%) Splunk
10 5 (3.70%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.70%) Ivanti
10 5 (3.70%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (2.96%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (2.96%) Qualys
11 4 (2.96%) ScanSafe