Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 7.72% 6.83% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.59% 27.94% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 4
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +144.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,425 £32,250 £17,000
90th Percentile £46,525 £55,000 £32,900
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 Wakefield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 88 68 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 35.77% 24.46% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 64 44
Wakefield median annual salary £33,500 £37,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.67% +70.45% -12.00%
10th Percentile £21,100 £22,575 £17,450
90th Percentile £48,750 £54,250 £41,900
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,703 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.79% +0.54% -6.25%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Wakefield

Firewall
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Wakefield

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Wakefield over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) VoIP
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) MPLS
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Wireless
8 4 (21.05%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) BGP
8 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (21.05%) WLAN
8 4 (21.05%) PBX
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) LAN
1 10 (52.63%) VoIP
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (36.84%) MPLS
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
3 6 (31.58%) VLAN
3 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) BGP
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) OSPF
5 4 (21.05%) PBX
5 4 (21.05%) WLAN
6 3 (15.79%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) CTI
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Network Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Network Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) Progress
5 2 (10.53%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp