Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 199 372 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.64% 5.70% 5.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.22% 33.30% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 180 345 401
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 759 1,117 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.89% 17.11% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 655 947 1,006
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,703
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.44% +0.54%
10th Percentile £22,350 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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 October 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 18 October 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 -26 135 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Bradford -10 26 £37,500 -0.66% 9
Wakefield -13 12 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Otley - 4 £26,000 - 1
Huddersfield -1 3 £31,250 +30.21%
Keighley +2 2 £30,000 +3.45% 1
Elland 0 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Halifax 0 1 - - 1
Wetherby -4 1 £31,500 -
Brighouse - 1 £28,000 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 85 (42.71%) Cisco
2 61 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 55 (27.64%) Network Security
4 51 (25.63%) Windows
5 48 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 47 (23.62%) VPN
7 45 (22.61%) LAN
7 45 (22.61%) WAN
7 45 (22.61%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (21.61%) Information Security
9 41 (20.60%) Cybersecurity
10 40 (20.10%) Active Directory
10 40 (20.10%) Degree
11 37 (18.59%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (17.59%) Windows Server
13 34 (17.09%) VMware
14 33 (16.58%) Finance
14 33 (16.58%) Wireless
14 33 (16.58%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (14.57%) IaaS
16 28 (14.07%) PaaS
17 27 (13.57%) SaaS
17 27 (13.57%) Security Operations
17 27 (13.57%) Intrusion Detection
18 26 (13.07%) CheckPoint
18 26 (13.07%) CCNA
18 26 (13.07%) ITIL
19 25 (12.56%) Identity Access Management
19 25 (12.56%) PCI DSS
19 25 (12.56%) Problem-Solving

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 16 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.02%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.51%) IIS
6 4 (2.01%) JBoss
6 4 (2.01%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (14.57%) IaaS
3 28 (14.07%) PaaS
4 27 (13.57%) SaaS
5 23 (11.56%) Office 365
6 19 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (3.52%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.01%) Akamai
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Route 53
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (27.64%) Network Security
2 47 (23.62%) VPN
3 45 (22.61%) LAN
3 45 (22.61%) WAN
4 33 (16.58%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (16.58%) Wireless
5 27 (13.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (11.56%) VLAN
7 21 (10.55%) IPsec
7 21 (10.55%) SAN
7 21 (10.55%) TCP/IP
7 21 (10.55%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (10.05%) EIGRP
8 20 (10.05%) MPLS
8 20 (10.05%) OSPF
9 18 (9.05%) Cisco Firepower
10 17 (8.54%) BGP
10 17 (8.54%) DNS
11 15 (7.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (7.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.50%) Protractor
3 1 (0.50%) Selenium
3 1 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 33 (16.58%) Finance
2 15 (7.54%) Retail
3 8 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.02%) Legal
5 5 (2.51%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (21.11%) Network Engineer
2 33 (16.58%) Analyst
3 25 (12.56%) Security Specialist
4 24 (12.06%) Security Engineer
5 21 (10.55%) Security Analyst
6 17 (8.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (8.54%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.53%) Infrastructure Manager
8 13 (6.53%) Project Manager
9 12 (6.03%) Consultant
9 12 (6.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 12 (6.03%) Network Specialist
10 11 (5.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 11 (5.53%) IT Security Specialist
10 11 (5.53%) Network Security Specialist
10 11 (5.53%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.03%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.02%) Web Services
2 4 (2.01%) XML
3 3 (1.51%) SOAP
4 2 (1.01%) .NET
4 2 (1.01%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.01%) WSDL
5 1 (0.50%) REST
5 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 17 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.53%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.52%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.52%) EPoS
5 7 (3.52%) Replication
6 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.51%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.01%) NHS
9 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.51%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.50%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.50%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.50%) Social Media
11 1 (0.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.63%) Windows
2 35 (17.59%) Windows Server
3 22 (11.06%) Linux
4 20 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.52%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.02%) HPUX
7 6 (3.02%) Unix
8 4 (2.01%) Kali Linux
8 4 (2.01%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.61%) Information Security
2 41 (20.60%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (13.57%) Security Operations
4 26 (13.07%) ITIL
5 25 (12.56%) Identity Access Management
5 25 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (11.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (10.55%) DevOps
7 21 (10.55%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (9.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (9.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 17 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 17 (8.54%) Project Management
10 16 (8.04%) Load Balancing
11 15 (7.54%) Risk Management
11 15 (7.54%) SIEM
12 14 (7.04%) Coaching
13 11 (5.53%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (5.53%) Patch Management
14 10 (5.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.06%) SQL
2 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.02%) Python
4 5 (2.51%) Ruby
5 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (20.10%) Degree
2 37 (18.59%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (13.07%) CCNA
4 22 (11.06%) CCNP
5 16 (8.04%) CISSP
6 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.53%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.52%) MCSA
8 9 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.02%) JNCIA
10 6 (3.02%) VCP5
11 4 (2.01%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.01%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.01%) MCP
11 4 (2.01%) MCSE
12 3 (1.51%) CISM
12 3 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.51%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (24.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (12.56%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.53%) GDPR
4 8 (4.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (3.02%) PMO
6 4 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.51%) SLA
8 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (20.10%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.02%) vSphere
5 5 (2.51%) Docker
5 5 (2.51%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.01%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.01%) XenApp
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
9 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (6.53%) SCCM
2 11 (5.53%) Nessus
3 8 (4.02%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.52%) WhatsUp Gold
5 6 (3.02%) AirWatch
5 6 (3.02%) Puppet
6 5 (2.51%) Nagios
7 4 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.01%) Packer
7 4 (2.01%) Terraform
8 3 (1.51%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.51%) SCOM
8 3 (1.51%) WSUS
9 2 (1.01%) Ansible
9 2 (1.01%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.01%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.50%) CASB
10 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 85 (42.71%) Cisco
2 61 (30.65%) Microsoft
3 34 (17.09%) VMware
4 26 (13.07%) CheckPoint
5 23 (11.56%) F5
6 22 (11.06%) Fortinet
6 22 (11.06%) Juniper
7 16 (8.04%) Citrix
7 16 (8.04%) McAfee
8 14 (7.04%) SolarWinds
9 13 (6.53%) HP
10 10 (5.03%) Palo Alto
11 9 (4.52%) Aruba
11 9 (4.52%) Veeam
12 8 (4.02%) Avaya
12 8 (4.02%) Brocade
12 8 (4.02%) Meraki
13 6 (3.02%) Dell
13 6 (3.02%) Splunk
14 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com