Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 64 37
Rank change year-on-year +14 -27 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 54 48 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.25% 3.57% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.34% 24.62% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 44 71 92
South Yorkshire median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.62% +5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £25,450 £22,500 £26,375
90th Percentile £98,750 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.61%

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 167 195 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.15% 14.52% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 182 209
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.48% -6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £21,996 £22,525 £20,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,462 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.23% - -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +14 36 £55,000 - 7
Doncaster +1 11 £30,000 -7.69%
Rotherham -1 2 £29,344 +17.38% 2
Barnsley -13 1 £25,000 -19.23%
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 21 (38.89%) LAN
3 19 (35.19%) VPN
4 18 (33.33%) WAN
5 16 (29.63%) Windows
6 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
7 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.37%) ITIL
8 11 (20.37%) Juniper
8 11 (20.37%) VMware
8 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
9 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (18.52%) Dell
9 10 (18.52%) DNS
9 10 (18.52%) SQL
10 9 (16.67%) Security Operations
10 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.67%) SIEM
10 9 (16.67%) Office 365
10 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
11 8 (14.81%) Wireless
11 8 (14.81%) Linux
11 8 (14.81%) FTP
11 8 (14.81%) SLA
12 7 (12.96%) SSL

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 3 (5.56%) IIS
1 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Office 365
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (9.26%) SaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) LAN
2 19 (35.19%) VPN
3 18 (33.33%) WAN
4 10 (18.52%) DNS
5 8 (14.81%) FTP
5 8 (14.81%) Wireless
6 7 (12.96%) IPsec
6 7 (12.96%) SSL
7 5 (9.26%) DHCP
7 5 (9.26%) MPLS
7 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.41%) BGP
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (7.41%) Junos
8 4 (7.41%) SAN
8 4 (7.41%) VoIP
9 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.56%) IPv6
9 3 (5.56%) Network Security
9 3 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) IT Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) IT Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) IT Security Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Operations Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Operations Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support
8 4 (7.41%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Security Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) EPoS
2 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 10
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.41%) Unix
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Incident Management
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 9 (16.67%) SIEM
3 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (12.96%) Information Security
5 6 (11.11%) Project Management
5 6 (11.11%) SDLC
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design
7 4 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.56%) ISMS
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CISSP
5 3 (5.56%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) CCNP
5 3 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CISM
5 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 3 (5.56%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.56%) JNCIS
5 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CCSE
7 1 (1.85%) CCSP
7 1 (1.85%) MCSA
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) PCI DSS
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 5 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.85%) Nessus
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Cisco
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.37%) Juniper
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) Dell
5 7 (12.96%) Capita
6 6 (11.11%) LogLogic
6 6 (11.11%) Qualys
6 6 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 5 (9.26%) Splunk
8 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.56%) Citrix
8 3 (5.56%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) Google
8 3 (5.56%) Thales
9 2 (3.70%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Veracode
10 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.85%) Veeam