Firewall Jobs in the North of England

Firewall
England > North of England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 59 90 84
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 538 682 655
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.84% 3.82% 3.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.21% 26.03% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 459 527 528
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,900 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,125 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £42,825
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.92% -4.83%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North of England

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 the North of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,781 2,620 2,901
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.72% 14.66% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,419 1,358 1,786
10th Percentile £26,200 £25,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,760 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the North of England

Firewall
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the North of England.

Salary trend for Firewall in the North of England

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the North of England

Firewall
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the North of England region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Yorkshire +55 249 £42,500 -5.56% 55
North West -4 209 £50,000 +4.44% 96
North East +21 90 £42,500 - 12
Firewall
England

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 77 (14.31%) Microsoft Exchange
2 57 (10.59%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.72%) IIS
4 10 (1.86%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.30%) Confluence
6 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.56%) Apache
8 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.37%) Drupal
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 236 (43.87%) Azure
2 218 (40.52%) Microsoft 365
3 83 (15.43%) AWS
4 60 (11.15%) Entra ID
5 39 (7.25%) GCP
6 31 (5.76%) IaaS
7 30 (5.58%) SaaS
8 19 (3.53%) PaaS
9 15 (2.79%) GitHub
10 14 (2.60%) OneDrive
11 13 (2.42%) Google Kubernetes Engine
12 11 (2.04%) Azure DevOps
12 11 (2.04%) Azure Sentinel
13 10 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Purview
15 5 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
15 5 (0.93%) Power Automate
16 4 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 141 (26.21%) WAN
2 119 (22.12%) LAN
3 103 (19.14%) VPN
4 98 (18.22%) DNS
5 75 (13.94%) DHCP
6 63 (11.71%) Network Security
7 61 (11.34%) SD-WAN
7 61 (11.34%) TCP/IP
8 56 (10.41%) Wi-Fi
9 54 (10.04%) Wireless
10 49 (9.11%) SAN
11 46 (8.55%) VoIP
12 43 (7.99%) VLAN
13 35 (6.51%) OSPF
14 28 (5.20%) BGP
14 28 (5.20%) MPLS
15 25 (4.65%) Internet
15 25 (4.65%) NAS
16 24 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
17 20 (3.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.04%) MySQL
3 7 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.19%) Power BI
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.04%) JIRA
3 10 (1.86%) Spinnaker
4 6 (1.12%) GitLab
5 5 (0.93%) Git
6 4 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.37%) Burp Suite
8 2 (0.37%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.19%) Postman
9 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 187 (34.76%) Social Skills
2 57 (10.59%) Finance
3 31 (5.76%) Law
3 31 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.09%) Public Sector
6 21 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.16%) Retail
8 13 (2.42%) Legal
9 11 (2.04%) Banking
9 11 (2.04%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (1.30%) Games
11 6 (1.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.12%) Marketing
12 5 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.56%) Local Government
13 3 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (14.87%) Analyst
2 77 (14.31%) IT Support
3 71 (13.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (12.45%) Lead
5 62 (11.52%) Network Engineer
6 54 (10.04%) IT Engineer
7 53 (9.85%) Support Engineer
8 37 (6.88%) Team Leader
9 35 (6.51%) Security Analyst
9 35 (6.51%) Senior
10 33 (6.13%) IT Manager
11 29 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 28 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
13 26 (4.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 25 (4.65%) Architect
14 25 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
15 24 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
16 23 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
17 22 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 20 (3.72%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.86%) Kafka
2 6 (1.12%) JSON
3 4 (0.74%) .NET
3 4 (0.74%) Akka
4 3 (0.56%) Middleware
5 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.37%) CSS
5 2 (0.37%) HTML
5 2 (0.37%) jQuery
5 2 (0.37%) LAMP
5 2 (0.37%) React
5 2 (0.37%) REST
5 2 (0.37%) Tailwind CSS
5 2 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.37%) Vue
5 2 (0.37%) Web Services
5 2 (0.37%) WPF
6 1 (0.19%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.34%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.02%) Driving Licence
4 24 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 21 (3.90%) Onboarding
6 13 (2.42%) Life Science
7 12 (2.23%) Clustering
8 10 (1.86%) Cyber Threat
8 10 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (1.67%) IoT
10 8 (1.49%) PMI
11 7 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
13 5 (0.93%) Handset
14 4 (0.74%) CCTV
14 4 (0.74%) Operational Technology
14 4 (0.74%) Security Posture
14 4 (0.74%) Tandem
15 3 (0.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 253 (47.03%) Windows
2 169 (31.41%) Windows Server
3 90 (16.73%) Linux
4 44 (8.18%) Windows Server 2016
5 38 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (5.95%) Windows 10
7 23 (4.28%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (3.53%) Mac OS
9 12 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.49%) Android
12 5 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.74%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.37%) Unix
15 2 (0.37%) VMS
15 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (23.23%) Cybersecurity
2 108 (20.07%) Problem-Solving
3 105 (19.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 101 (18.77%) Customer Service
5 89 (16.54%) ITIL
6 68 (12.64%) SIEM
7 55 (10.22%) Kalman Filter
8 48 (8.92%) Incident Response
9 45 (8.36%) Information Security
10 43 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 40 (7.43%) Cloud Security
11 40 (7.43%) Migration
12 38 (7.06%) Agile
13 32 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (5.95%) Threat Intelligence
14 31 (5.76%) Project Delivery
15 30 (5.58%) Line Management
16 29 (5.39%) Proactive Monitoring
16 29 (5.39%) Security Operations
17 28 (5.20%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 46 (8.55%) SQL
3 38 (7.06%) Python
4 25 (4.65%) Bash
5 13 (2.42%) Java
6 7 (1.30%) VBScript
7 3 (0.56%) Go
7 3 (0.56%) Kusto Query Language
7 3 (0.56%) Perl
7 3 (0.56%) Ruby
8 2 (0.37%) C#
8 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.37%) PHP
8 2 (0.37%) XAML
9 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 70 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (12.64%) Degree
3 43 (7.99%) CCNA
4 39 (7.25%) CCNP
5 36 (6.69%) Security Cleared
6 27 (5.02%) CISSP
7 24 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (4.46%) SC Cleared
8 19 (3.53%) MCSE
9 18 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (2.79%) MCP
11 12 (2.23%) AWS Certification
11 12 (2.23%) SANS
12 11 (2.04%) Azure Certification
13 10 (1.86%) CCIE
14 9 (1.67%) CISA
14 9 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
14 9 (1.67%) SSCP
15 8 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 8 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (8.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (6.32%) SLA
3 33 (6.13%) NIST
4 24 (4.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (2.42%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.30%) NCSC
7 5 (0.93%) GDPR
8 4 (0.74%) QA
9 3 (0.56%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.37%) COBIT
10 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.37%) GLBA
11 1 (0.19%) FISMA
11 1 (0.19%) GRC
11 1 (0.19%) HITRUST
11 1 (0.19%) SOC 2
System Software
1 202 (37.55%) Active Directory
2 135 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (19.33%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (3.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (2.79%) vSphere
7 12 (2.23%) Terminal Services
7 12 (2.23%) XenApp
7 12 (2.23%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.04%) VMware NSX
9 10 (1.86%) Docker
10 8 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.74%) Firmware
12 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.37%) NFS
14 1 (0.19%) Dovecot
14 1 (0.19%) Postfix
14 1 (0.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 82 (15.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 37 (6.88%) FortiGate
3 25 (4.65%) Kubernetes
4 22 (4.09%) SCCM
5 21 (3.90%) Terraform
6 12 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
7 11 (2.04%) Ansible
8 10 (1.86%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 8 (1.49%) Autotask
9 8 (1.49%) Opsgenie
9 8 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.49%) VxRail
10 6 (1.12%) Nagios
10 6 (1.12%) Nmap
11 5 (0.93%) EdgeSight
11 5 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.74%) Proxmox
12 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 240 (44.61%) Microsoft
2 205 (38.10%) VMware
3 154 (28.62%) Cisco
4 63 (11.71%) Fortinet
5 42 (7.81%) Aruba
6 32 (5.95%) Citrix
7 30 (5.58%) Meraki
8 29 (5.39%) Juniper
9 28 (5.20%) Palo Alto
10 26 (4.83%) Veeam
11 24 (4.46%) CheckPoint
12 20 (3.72%) SolarWinds
13 19 (3.53%) HP
14 18 (3.35%) Dell
15 16 (2.97%) Datto
16 13 (2.42%) Draytek
17 12 (2.23%) CA
17 12 (2.23%) Google
17 12 (2.23%) Ubiquiti
17 12 (2.23%) Zscaler