Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 43 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.84% 4.22% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.71% 25.00% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 69
Sheffield median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -10.26% -22.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,400 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,625 £48,400 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -20.00%

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 127 172 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.76% 16.86% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 118 138 180
Sheffield median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -11.39% -8.14%
10th Percentile £20,413 £22,125 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £55,750 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89% -5.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Firewall in Sheffield

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 19 (48.72%) VPN
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Apache
3 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 12 (30.77%) nginx
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
5 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
5 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (25.64%) Puppet
5 10 (25.64%) High Availability
5 10 (25.64%) Rackspace
5 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (25.64%) Ansible
5 10 (25.64%) Docker
5 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
5 10 (25.64%) LAN
5 10 (25.64%) WAN
6 9 (23.08%) CCNP
6 9 (23.08%) GlusterFS
6 9 (23.08%) HAProxy
6 9 (23.08%) Office 365
6 9 (23.08%) iptables

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 13 (33.33%) Apache
2 12 (30.77%) nginx
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (23.08%) Office 365
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) VPN
2 10 (25.64%) LAN
2 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 6 (15.38%) MPLS
4 4 (10.26%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.69%) DNS
5 3 (7.69%) Wireless
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) SMS
7 1 (2.56%) BGP
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) PBX
7 1 (2.56%) Skype
7 1 (2.56%) SNMP
7 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
7 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Administrator
1 12 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
1 12 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 12 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) IP Design Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) IP Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IP Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) X-Windows
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
1 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.64%) High Availability
2 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
3 7 (17.95%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
6 2 (5.13%) Presales
6 2 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.56%) ISMS
7 1 (2.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Process Management
7 1 (2.56%) Product Management
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.08%) CCNP
3 8 (20.51%) CCIE
4 6 (15.38%) CCIP
4 6 (15.38%) JNCIE
4 6 (15.38%) JNCIP
5 5 (12.82%) CCNA
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) MCSE
7 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) CCDA
8 1 (2.56%) CCDP
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
1 10 (25.64%) Docker
2 9 (23.08%) GlusterFS
2 9 (23.08%) iptables
3 8 (20.51%) Varnish
4 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Ansible
1 10 (25.64%) Kubernetes
1 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.56%) Nessus
4 1 (2.56%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Rackspace
4 8 (20.51%) Juniper
5 6 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 4 (10.26%) EMC
6 4 (10.26%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.56%) Acunetix
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) Siemens