Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 48 36
Rank change year-on-year -40 -12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 111 237 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.03% 4.84% 6.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.47% 37.44% 41.27%
Number of salaries quoted 100 226 303
Leeds median annual salary £46,724 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.83% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,375 £24,400
90th Percentile £60,250 £61,875 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 494 633 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.50% 12.94% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 438 545 680
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £58,875
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -1.96%

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 48 (43.24%) Cisco
2 38 (34.23%) Microsoft
3 32 (28.83%) LAN
4 31 (27.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (27.03%) WAN
6 29 (26.13%) Active Directory
7 28 (25.23%) Information Security
8 27 (24.32%) Windows
9 25 (22.52%) VMware
10 24 (21.62%) Degree
10 24 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (20.72%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (19.82%) VPN
13 21 (18.92%) Network Security
14 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (18.02%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (18.02%) BGP
14 20 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (18.02%) Linux
15 19 (17.12%) SQL
15 19 (17.12%) Security Operations
16 18 (16.22%) F5
17 17 (15.32%) SolarWinds
18 16 (14.41%) ITIL
18 16 (14.41%) CheckPoint
18 16 (14.41%) SIEM
19 15 (13.51%) CCNA
19 15 (13.51%) Fortinet
19 15 (13.51%) PCI DSS
20 14 (12.61%) Intrusion Detection

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 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.21%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.70%) JBoss
4 3 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
6 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.71%) IaaS
3 12 (10.81%) PaaS
4 11 (9.91%) SaaS
5 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (7.21%) Office 365
7 2 (1.80%) Akamai
8 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.83%) LAN
2 30 (27.03%) WAN
3 24 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (19.82%) VPN
5 21 (18.92%) Network Security
6 20 (18.02%) BGP
7 14 (12.61%) EIGRP
7 14 (12.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (12.61%) OSPF
7 14 (12.61%) WLAN
8 13 (11.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 13 (11.71%) Wireshark
9 12 (10.81%) MPLS
9 12 (10.81%) SAN
9 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
9 12 (10.81%) VLAN
9 12 (10.81%) Wireless
10 11 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (9.01%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (8.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.90%) JIRA
1 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Retail
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.92%) Analyst
3 16 (14.41%) Security Specialist
4 13 (11.71%) Support Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) IT Security Specialist
5 12 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Network Support
6 11 (9.91%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Security Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (6.31%) Consultant
10 6 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Security Consultant
11 5 (4.50%) Information Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) .NET
1 2 (1.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.90%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.90%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (5.41%) NHS
5 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.90%) Clustering
8 1 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.90%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.90%) EPoS
8 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Linux
3 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.41%) Kali Linux
7 5 (4.50%) Unix
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.90%) HPUX
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.23%) Information Security
2 23 (20.72%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (18.02%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (17.12%) Security Operations
5 16 (14.41%) ITIL
5 16 (14.41%) SIEM
6 14 (12.61%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (11.71%) DevOps
7 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (10.81%) Project Management
9 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
9 10 (9.01%) Security Auditing
10 9 (8.11%) Patch Management
11 8 (7.21%) Change Management
11 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.21%) Security Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (6.31%) Data Protection
12 7 (6.31%) OWASP
12 7 (6.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.12%) SQL
2 11 (9.91%) Python
3 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.50%) Tcl
5 4 (3.60%) Ruby
6 1 (0.90%) Perl
6 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Degree
2 20 (18.02%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (13.51%) CCNA
4 14 (12.61%) CCNP
5 8 (7.21%) CISSP
6 6 (5.41%) DBS Check
6 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.70%) CCSA
8 3 (2.70%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.70%) MCSE
9 2 (1.80%) CCSE
9 2 (1.80%) CISM
9 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.80%) MCSA
9 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.90%) CISA
10 1 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.90%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (13.51%) PCI DSS
3 11 (9.91%) GDPR
4 8 (7.21%) PMO
5 7 (6.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (2.70%) SLA
8 2 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 29 (26.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.41%) VMware NSX
5 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.60%) vSphere
7 3 (2.70%) Docker
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.90%) Xen
8 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Nessus
2 7 (6.31%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (6.31%) SCCM
3 6 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (5.41%) vCenter Server
4 5 (4.50%) ArcSight ESM
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (4.50%) Nagios
4 5 (4.50%) Netcool
4 5 (4.50%) Packer
4 5 (4.50%) Puppet
4 5 (4.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (4.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (3.60%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.60%) Terraform
6 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.70%) WSUS
7 2 (1.80%) Ansible
7 2 (1.80%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 48 (43.24%) Cisco
2 38 (34.23%) Microsoft
3 25 (22.52%) VMware
4 18 (16.22%) F5
5 17 (15.32%) SolarWinds
6 16 (14.41%) CheckPoint
7 15 (13.51%) Fortinet
8 12 (10.81%) ArcSight
8 12 (10.81%) Symantec
9 9 (8.11%) Juniper
9 9 (8.11%) McAfee
10 8 (7.21%) CyberArk
11 7 (6.31%) HP
11 7 (6.31%) LogRhythm
11 7 (6.31%) Palo Alto
12 6 (5.41%) Splunk
12 6 (5.41%) Veeam
13 5 (4.50%) ScanSafe
13 5 (4.50%) Tufin
13 5 (4.50%) Zscaler