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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 24 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.19% 2.11% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 5.26% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -29.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 57 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 34.07% 40.14% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 44 40
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) ADSL
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) ADSL
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
2 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard