Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 321 333 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.55% 4.71% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.35% 35.46% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 273 307 402
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -8.33% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,554 £25,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -9.60%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 908 939 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.87% 13.29% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 776 800 1,010
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Leeds -5 220 £45,000 +14.96% 31
Bradford +10 64 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Wakefield -3 18 £45,750 +75.96% 1
Halifax +29 6 £40,000 -
Brighouse 0 2 £34,500 +76.92% 2
Ossett 0 1 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Huddersfield -2 1 £55,000 +111.54%
Batley - 1 - - 3
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 174 (54.21%) Cisco
2 124 (38.63%) Windows
3 117 (36.45%) VMware
4 104 (32.40%) Cisco Certification
5 99 (30.84%) Wireless
6 98 (30.53%) Microsoft
7 97 (30.22%) WAN
7 97 (30.22%) ITIL
8 90 (28.04%) LAN
8 90 (28.04%) VPN
9 80 (24.92%) Finance
10 78 (24.30%) Network Security
11 76 (23.68%) Linux
12 75 (23.36%) Active Directory
13 74 (23.05%) Load Balancing
14 69 (21.50%) CCNP
15 66 (20.56%) DNS
16 65 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
17 58 (18.07%) CCNA
17 58 (18.07%) Windows Server
18 55 (17.13%) TCP/IP
19 53 (16.51%) Avaya
20 51 (15.89%) Office 365
21 49 (15.26%) Network Design
22 47 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
22 47 (14.64%) Genesys
22 47 (14.64%) Verint
23 45 (14.02%) PCI DSS
23 45 (14.02%) VoIP
24 43 (13.40%) Information Security

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 22 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.80%) Apache
3 7 (2.18%) IIS
3 7 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.87%) CMS
4 6 (1.87%) WordPress
5 5 (1.56%) Confluence
5 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.62%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.62%) JBoss
6 2 (0.62%) nginx
6 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (15.89%) Office 365
3 38 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (10.28%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (7.79%) IaaS
6 22 (6.85%) PaaS
6 22 (6.85%) SaaS
7 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 99 (30.84%) Wireless
2 97 (30.22%) WAN
3 90 (28.04%) LAN
3 90 (28.04%) VPN
4 78 (24.30%) Network Security
5 66 (20.56%) DNS
6 55 (17.13%) TCP/IP
7 45 (14.02%) VoIP
8 43 (13.40%) Cisco ASA
9 40 (12.46%) VLAN
10 38 (11.84%) DHCP
11 36 (11.21%) SAN
12 34 (10.59%) HTTP
13 32 (9.97%) IPsec
14 30 (9.35%) MPLS
15 28 (8.72%) HTTPS
16 25 (7.79%) VPLS
17 22 (6.85%) Intrusion Detection
18 21 (6.54%) Wireless Security
19 20 (6.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.05%) MySQL
2 9 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.25%) RavenDB
3 4 (1.25%) Redis
4 3 (0.93%) Power BI
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.62%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Firebird
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.80%) JIRA
3 6 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (1.87%) Hudson
4 4 (1.25%) Subversion
4 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.62%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (24.92%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Retail
3 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.43%) Marketing
5 10 (3.12%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.56%) Law
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (28.35%) Network Engineer
2 39 (12.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 39 (12.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 36 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (9.97%) Analyst
5 31 (9.66%) Network Specialist
5 31 (9.66%) Security Analyst
6 25 (7.79%) Security Specialist
7 24 (7.48%) Security Engineer
8 23 (7.17%) Network Security Specialist
8 23 (7.17%) Team Leader
9 21 (6.54%) Architect
10 19 (5.92%) IT Engineer
10 19 (5.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (5.92%) Support Engineer
11 17 (5.30%) Network Operations Engineer
11 17 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
12 16 (4.98%) Developer
12 16 (4.98%) Operations Engineer
13 14 (4.36%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.36%) Web Services
2 12 (3.74%) LAMP
2 12 (3.74%) Node.js
3 11 (3.43%) .NET
4 7 (2.18%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.87%) CSS
6 5 (1.56%) JSON
6 5 (1.56%) Laravel
6 5 (1.56%) REST
7 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (0.31%) HTML
8 1 (0.31%) jQuery
8 1 (0.31%) Middleware
8 1 (0.31%) RESTful
8 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 25 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.74%) User Experience
4 10 (3.12%) PKI
5 9 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.18%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.18%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) BYOD
9 4 (1.25%) Replication
10 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (0.93%) PlayStation
10 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.62%) Handset
11 2 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 124 (38.63%) Windows
2 76 (23.68%) Linux
3 58 (18.07%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.05%) Unix
6 10 (3.12%) CentOS
7 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.18%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (30.22%) ITIL
2 74 (23.05%) Load Balancing
3 49 (15.26%) Network Design
4 47 (14.64%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (13.40%) Information Security
6 39 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
7 33 (10.28%) Security Operations
8 31 (9.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 31 (9.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 29 (9.03%) Kalman Filter
10 28 (8.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (8.72%) Problem Management
10 28 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
11 27 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (6.54%) Configuration Management
14 20 (6.23%) Scrum
14 20 (6.23%) Threat Intelligence
15 19 (5.92%) Mentoring
16 18 (5.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.72%) Python
2 27 (8.41%) Ruby
3 24 (7.48%) SQL
4 17 (5.30%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.05%) C
5 13 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.12%) Perl
6 10 (3.12%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.80%) C#
7 9 (2.80%) C++
8 8 (2.49%) Java
8 8 (2.49%) PHP
9 7 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 104 (32.40%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (21.50%) CCNP
3 58 (18.07%) CCNA
4 33 (10.28%) Degree
5 27 (8.41%) CCIE
6 26 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (6.85%) CCDA
7 22 (6.85%) MCSE
8 15 (4.67%) CISSP
9 13 (4.05%) CISA
10 10 (3.12%) CISM
10 10 (3.12%) SANS
11 8 (2.49%) MCSA
12 7 (2.18%) CEH
12 7 (2.18%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.87%) CISMP
13 6 (1.87%) MCP
14 4 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (1.25%) GIAC
14 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (14.02%) PCI DSS
2 40 (12.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.67%) GDPR
4 10 (3.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.87%) ISO 31000
6 4 (1.25%) SLA
7 3 (0.93%) QA
8 2 (0.62%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 75 (23.36%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (12.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (6.23%) vSphere
6 16 (4.98%) Terminal Services
7 14 (4.36%) XenApp
8 9 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.87%) Docker
10 5 (1.56%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.62%) OpenSIPS
12 2 (0.62%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (6.23%) Nessus
2 18 (5.61%) SCCM
2 18 (5.61%) SCOM
3 15 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.36%) SmoothWall
5 13 (4.05%) SCDPM
6 12 (3.74%) Ansible
7 11 (3.43%) Puppet
8 10 (3.12%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (1.87%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.87%) Packer
9 6 (1.87%) Terraform
9 6 (1.87%) WSUS
10 5 (1.56%) Plesk
11 4 (1.25%) Consul
11 4 (1.25%) Grafana
11 4 (1.25%) Nagios
11 4 (1.25%) Salt
11 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 174 (54.21%) Cisco
2 117 (36.45%) VMware
3 98 (30.53%) Microsoft
4 53 (16.51%) Avaya
5 47 (14.64%) Genesys
5 47 (14.64%) Verint
6 32 (9.97%) Citrix
7 31 (9.66%) CheckPoint
8 27 (8.41%) Google
8 27 (8.41%) Juniper
9 25 (7.79%) Palo Alto
10 20 (6.23%) F5
10 20 (6.23%) Qualys
10 20 (6.23%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (4.67%) SolarWinds
12 13 (4.05%) Meraki
12 13 (4.05%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.74%) Dell
14 10 (3.12%) HP
14 10 (3.12%) McAfee