Period
to 22 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 41 53
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 20 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.81% 3.66% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 24.69% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 19
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,203
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.54% +24.41%
10th Percentile £38,500 £30,400 £40,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,250 £74,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £44,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +23.60% +16.34% -17.30%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 81 81 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.20% 14.84% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 87
Median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,100 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £64,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +27.82% +2.31%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Firewall in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) MPLS
1 9 (60.00%) Juniper
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Azure
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) CCIE
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) JNCIE
5 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) PaaS
6 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (20.00%) IaaS
6 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
6 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (20.00%) NIST
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Azure
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 3 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) MPLS
2 5 (33.33%) BGP
2 5 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) DSL
4 3 (20.00%) IPsec
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) VXLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) Broadband
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Core Network Architect
2 4 (26.67%) IP Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Network Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Principal Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Core Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IP Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IP Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Product Design Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Product Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 3 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (20.00%) ISMS
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Innovative Thinking
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) CAD
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
2 4 (26.67%) JNCIE
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (20.00%) GDPR
1 3 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) Autodesk
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) VMware