Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 43 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 -21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 383 413 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.70% 5.38% 4.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.26% 34.47% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 347 378 367
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1118 1198 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.63% 15.61% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1002 1224
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -13 240 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Bradford +18 67 £37,500 -18.92%
Wakefield +6 19 £35,000 -36.36%
Halifax +21 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Pontefract - 8 £28,500 -
Elland +3 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Batley - 3 £23,000 -
Castleford - 3 £50,000 -
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Keighley - 2 £29,000 -
Huddersfield -1 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Wetherby - 1 - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 266 (69.45%) Cisco
2 182 (47.52%) VMware
3 167 (43.60%) Cisco Certification
4 158 (41.25%) Windows
5 148 (38.64%) ITIL
6 140 (36.55%) Microsoft
7 133 (34.73%) CCNA
8 125 (32.64%) LAN
9 115 (30.03%) CCNP
10 114 (29.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 109 (28.46%) WAN
12 98 (25.59%) Active Directory
13 92 (24.02%) Windows Server
14 87 (22.72%) VPN
14 87 (22.72%) Wireless
15 85 (22.19%) Load Balancing
16 79 (20.63%) Linux
16 79 (20.63%) Network Security
17 78 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
17 78 (20.37%) MPLS
18 75 (19.58%) Finance
19 73 (19.06%) Avaya
20 68 (17.75%) OSPF
20 68 (17.75%) VoIP
21 65 (16.97%) MS Exchange
21 65 (16.97%) VLAN
22 60 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
23 57 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
24 56 (14.62%) TCP/IP
25 53 (13.84%) DNS

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 65 (16.97%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.13%) IIS
4 9 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.57%) CMS
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.04%) Apache
7 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.52%) Jetty
8 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.87%) Office 365
4 9 (2.35%) SaaS
5 6 (1.57%) IaaS
6 5 (1.31%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.26%) Boomi
8 1 (0.26%) G Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 125 (32.64%) LAN
2 109 (28.46%) WAN
3 87 (22.72%) VPN
3 87 (22.72%) Wireless
4 79 (20.63%) Network Security
5 78 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
5 78 (20.37%) MPLS
6 68 (17.75%) OSPF
6 68 (17.75%) VoIP
7 65 (16.97%) VLAN
8 56 (14.62%) TCP/IP
9 53 (13.84%) DNS
10 50 (13.05%) SAN
11 48 (12.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 44 (11.49%) BGP
13 42 (10.97%) DHCP
14 40 (10.44%) EIGRP
15 33 (8.62%) Ethernet
16 24 (6.27%) IPsec
17 23 (6.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.61%) MySQL
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.26%) OLAP
5 1 (0.26%) OLTP
5 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.52%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.26%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.26%) JMeter
5 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
5 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (19.58%) Finance
2 31 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.09%) Retail
5 7 (1.83%) Marketing
6 4 (1.04%) Banking
6 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.78%) Back Office
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 83 (21.67%) Network Engineer
2 69 (18.02%) Analyst
3 61 (15.93%) Cisco Engineer
4 45 (11.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (10.18%) Security Analyst
6 34 (8.88%) IT Engineer
6 34 (8.88%) Network Operations Engineer
6 34 (8.88%) Operations Engineer
7 31 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 31 (8.09%) Network Analyst
7 31 (8.09%) Security Engineer
8 30 (7.83%) Team Leader
9 29 (7.57%) Support Engineer
10 28 (7.31%) IT Analyst
11 26 (6.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 23 (6.01%) IT Support
13 22 (5.74%) Architect
13 22 (5.74%) Network Specialist
14 18 (4.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
14 18 (4.70%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.61%) .NET
2 5 (1.31%) CSS
3 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.78%) HTML
4 3 (0.78%) LAMP
5 2 (0.52%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.52%) jQuery
5 2 (0.52%) JSON
5 2 (0.52%) Middleware
5 2 (0.52%) REST
5 2 (0.52%) Web Services
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (0.26%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.26%) Laravel
6 1 (0.26%) Node.js
6 1 (0.26%) WCF
6 1 (0.26%) WF
6 1 (0.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.58%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (4.44%) Replication
4 13 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.57%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.31%) Clustering
6 5 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.31%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.04%) iPad
7 4 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.78%) Cybercrime
8 3 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.52%) NHS
9 2 (0.52%) PKI
10 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 158 (41.25%) Windows
2 92 (24.02%) Windows Server
3 79 (20.63%) Linux
4 60 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (5.74%) Windows 7
7 20 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (4.70%) Unix
10 15 (3.92%) Windows 10
11 14 (3.66%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.35%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.09%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.83%) HPUX
14 7 (1.83%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.04%) CentOS
16 2 (0.52%) Debian
17 1 (0.26%) Fedora
17 1 (0.26%) Solaris
17 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (38.64%) ITIL
2 85 (22.19%) Load Balancing
3 47 (12.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (10.97%) Information Security
5 40 (10.44%) Problem Management
6 38 (9.92%) High Availability
7 35 (9.14%) Project Management
7 35 (9.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (7.31%) Mentoring
9 23 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (5.22%) Fault Analysis
12 19 (4.96%) ITIL V3
13 18 (4.70%) Data Protection
13 18 (4.70%) Network Design
13 18 (4.70%) Penetration Testing
14 17 (4.44%) Security Testing
14 17 (4.44%) SIEM
15 16 (4.18%) Business Continuity
15 16 (4.18%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.05%) Python
2 26 (6.79%) SQL
3 14 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.61%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.61%) Ruby
4 10 (2.61%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.57%) C
5 6 (1.57%) Java
6 5 (1.31%) C#
6 5 (1.31%) Perl
6 5 (1.31%) PHP
7 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.52%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 167 (43.60%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (34.73%) CCNA
3 115 (30.03%) CCNP
4 50 (13.05%) CCIE
5 40 (10.44%) Degree
6 37 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (7.57%) CCDA
7 29 (7.57%) MCSE
8 16 (4.18%) CCIP
9 15 (3.92%) CISSP
9 15 (3.92%) MCSA
10 14 (3.66%) CEH
11 13 (3.39%) MCITP
12 12 (3.13%) CISM
13 11 (2.87%) CCSP
14 10 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (2.35%) SC Cleared
15 9 (2.35%) Security Cleared
16 8 (2.09%) CISA
16 8 (2.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.31%) PCI DSS
2 27 (7.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.70%) SLA
4 5 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.04%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 114 (29.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (25.59%) Active Directory
3 34 (8.88%) vSphere
4 27 (7.05%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.35%) OpenSIPS
8 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (1.83%) VMware NSX
9 6 (1.57%) Docker
9 6 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.04%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.52%) Firmware
12 2 (0.52%) XenApp
13 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.13%) SCCM
2 11 (2.87%) WSUS
3 8 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.09%) Puppet
3 8 (2.09%) vCenter Server
4 7 (1.83%) Ansible
4 7 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.57%) Nagios
6 5 (1.31%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.31%) WMI
7 4 (1.04%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.04%) Nessus
7 4 (1.04%) Salt
7 4 (1.04%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.78%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.78%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.78%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.78%) SCOM
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 266 (69.45%) Cisco
2 182 (47.52%) VMware
3 140 (36.55%) Microsoft
4 73 (19.06%) Avaya
5 46 (12.01%) HP
6 45 (11.75%) CheckPoint
7 43 (11.23%) Brocade
8 41 (10.70%) Genesys
8 41 (10.70%) Verint
9 39 (10.18%) F5
10 33 (8.62%) Juniper
11 32 (8.36%) Dell
12 25 (6.53%) Red Hat
13 23 (6.01%) Veeam
14 19 (4.96%) Palo Alto
15 13 (3.39%) SonicWALL
16 12 (3.13%) Citrix
17 11 (2.87%) NetApp
17 11 (2.87%) Oracle
18 9 (2.35%) Google