Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 67 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 38 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.12% 2.93% 4.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 18.63% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 62
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £30,875 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.14% -33.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £53,875 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,462 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.41% -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 162 204 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.04% 15.75% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 153 171 228
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -2.50% +8.70%
10th Percentile £19,400 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -9.38% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in South Yorkshire

Firewall
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 21 £50,000 +66.67% 6
Doncaster +13 12 £31,500 -3.08% 5
Rotherham - 2 £23,750 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 23 (63.89%) WAN
4 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 21 (58.33%) Cisco
6 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 19 (52.78%) LAN
8 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
9 16 (44.44%) Office 365
10 13 (36.11%) Windows 10
10 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
10 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (33.33%) VMware
12 11 (30.56%) SAN
13 10 (27.78%) Citrix
14 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (25.00%) VPN
14 9 (25.00%) Wireless
15 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
16 7 (19.44%) Network Management
16 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
16 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
16 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
16 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (16.67%) MCSE

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
5 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) WAN
2 19 (52.78%) LAN
3 11 (30.56%) SAN
4 9 (25.00%) VPN
4 9 (25.00%) Wireless
5 4 (11.11%) Network Security
5 4 (11.11%) SMS
6 3 (8.33%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) VoIP
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.56%) MPLS
7 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.56%) WLAN
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (2.78%) Skype
8 1 (2.78%) SSH
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 10
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Network Management
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Change Control
4 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Network Design
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) MCSE
4 5 (13.89%) CCNA
4 5 (13.89%) CCNP
5 3 (8.33%) CCIE
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) CCDA
7 1 (2.78%) CCDP
7 1 (2.78%) CCIP
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 13 (36.11%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) Docker
4 2 (5.56%) GlusterFS
4 2 (5.56%) iptables
4 2 (5.56%) Varnish
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) EMC
5 5 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (8.33%) arcserve
6 3 (8.33%) CA
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Meraki
7 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.78%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) Siemens
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) Veeam