Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 355 392 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.35% 5.36% 4.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.29% 36.57% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 305 343 363
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,300 £24,200 £28,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% -3.75% -3.61%

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 952 1,072 1,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.35% 14.65% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 825 892 1,102
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -15 233 £44,000 +15.79% 25
Bradford +28 63 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Halifax +30 14 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Wakefield +9 11 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Elland +2 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Keighley - 2 £29,000 - 2
Ossett 0 1 £35,000 -
Brighouse -4 1 £39,000 +11.43%
Huddersfield -5 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Batley - 1 - -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 240 (67.61%) Cisco
2 167 (47.04%) VMware
3 154 (43.38%) Windows
4 149 (41.97%) ITIL
5 146 (41.13%) Cisco Certification
6 133 (37.46%) Microsoft
7 119 (33.52%) LAN
8 115 (32.39%) WAN
9 111 (31.27%) CCNA
10 103 (29.01%) CCNP
11 102 (28.73%) Wireless
12 92 (25.92%) Finance
13 89 (25.07%) Active Directory
14 88 (24.79%) VPN
15 87 (24.51%) Load Balancing
15 87 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 79 (22.25%) Avaya
17 78 (21.97%) Windows Server
18 71 (20.00%) Network Security
19 68 (19.15%) MPLS
20 66 (18.59%) VoIP
20 66 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
21 62 (17.46%) Linux
22 61 (17.18%) TCP/IP
23 57 (16.06%) VLAN
24 55 (15.49%) DNS
25 54 (15.21%) OSPF
26 52 (14.65%) CCIE
27 51 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
28 50 (14.08%) Verint

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 49 (13.80%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.97%) IIS
5 6 (1.69%) CMS
5 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.41%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (8.45%) Office 365
3 19 (5.35%) IaaS
4 17 (4.79%) SaaS
5 16 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (4.51%) PaaS
6 15 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) Boomi
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 119 (33.52%) LAN
2 115 (32.39%) WAN
3 102 (28.73%) Wireless
4 88 (24.79%) VPN
5 71 (20.00%) Network Security
6 68 (19.15%) MPLS
7 66 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (18.59%) VoIP
8 61 (17.18%) TCP/IP
9 57 (16.06%) VLAN
10 55 (15.49%) DNS
11 54 (15.21%) OSPF
12 44 (12.39%) SAN
13 32 (9.01%) BGP
13 32 (9.01%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (9.01%) DHCP
14 31 (8.73%) EIGRP
15 27 (7.61%) Ethernet
15 27 (7.61%) IPsec
16 24 (6.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.25%) MySQL
3 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.56%) Power BI
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.28%) OLAP
6 1 (0.28%) OLTP
6 1 (0.28%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.85%) JIRA
3 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) Hudson
3 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (25.92%) Finance
2 24 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.82%) Retail
4 7 (1.97%) Marketing
5 6 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.13%) Banking
7 4 (1.13%) Law
8 3 (0.85%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (28.45%) Network Engineer
2 62 (17.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 51 (14.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 43 (12.11%) Analyst
5 40 (11.27%) Network Operations Engineer
5 40 (11.27%) Operations Engineer
6 31 (8.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (8.45%) Security Analyst
8 29 (8.17%) Team Leader
9 28 (7.89%) Architect
10 27 (7.61%) IT Engineer
10 27 (7.61%) Network Specialist
11 25 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 25 (7.04%) Security Engineer
12 21 (5.92%) IT Analyst
13 19 (5.35%) Support Engineer
14 18 (5.07%) Infrastructure Team Leader
14 18 (5.07%) Network Analyst
14 18 (5.07%) Network Team Leader
15 16 (4.51%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.54%) .NET
2 8 (2.25%) Web Services
3 5 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (1.41%) CSS
4 4 (1.13%) LAMP
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (0.56%) HTML
5 2 (0.56%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.28%) JSON
6 1 (0.28%) Laravel
6 1 (0.28%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) Node.js
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) RESTful
6 1 (0.28%) WCF
6 1 (0.28%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.86%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.66%) Replication
4 12 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (3.10%) PKI
6 8 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.13%) BYOD
7 4 (1.13%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.13%) NHS
7 4 (1.13%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.85%) iPad
9 2 (0.56%) Clustering
9 2 (0.56%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (0.56%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 154 (43.38%) Windows
2 78 (21.97%) Windows Server
3 62 (17.46%) Linux
4 51 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (5.92%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.38%) Unix
8 11 (3.10%) Windows 10
9 10 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.25%) CentOS
11 8 (2.25%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.13%) HPUX
15 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.56%) Debian
17 1 (0.28%) Fedora
17 1 (0.28%) Solaris
17 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (41.97%) ITIL
2 87 (24.51%) Load Balancing
3 46 (12.96%) Information Security
4 44 (12.39%) Problem Management
4 44 (12.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 37 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (9.01%) Network Design
8 29 (8.17%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
9 28 (7.89%) Project Management
10 26 (7.32%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.76%) High Availability
12 23 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (5.92%) Network Architecture
14 19 (5.35%) SIEM
15 17 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (4.79%) Patch Management
15 17 (4.79%) Presales
15 17 (4.79%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.73%) SQL
2 14 (3.94%) Python
3 12 (3.38%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.97%) Ruby
5 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.69%) C
7 5 (1.41%) C#
8 4 (1.13%) PHP
9 3 (0.85%) Java
9 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (41.13%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (31.27%) CCNA
3 103 (29.01%) CCNP
4 52 (14.65%) CCIE
5 41 (11.55%) Degree
5 41 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (9.58%) CCDA
6 34 (9.58%) MCSE
7 21 (5.92%) CISSP
8 18 (5.07%) CISM
9 16 (4.51%) CEH
9 16 (4.51%) CISA
9 16 (4.51%) MCSA
10 14 (3.94%) SANS
11 11 (3.10%) CISMP
11 11 (3.10%) MCITP
12 10 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (2.54%) CCIP
14 8 (2.25%) MCP
15 7 (1.97%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.42%) PCI DSS
2 26 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.66%) SLA
4 9 (2.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.69%) ISO 31000
6 5 (1.41%) GDPR
7 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.56%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.56%) QA
9 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 89 (25.07%) Active Directory
2 87 (24.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.30%) vSphere
4 27 (7.61%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.97%) OpenSIPS
7 7 (1.97%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.41%) Docker
8 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.41%) XenApp
9 4 (1.13%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.85%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.56%) Firmware
11 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.94%) WSUS
2 11 (3.10%) Nessus
2 11 (3.10%) SCCM
3 9 (2.54%) vCenter Server
4 7 (1.97%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.97%) SCOM
5 5 (1.41%) Nagios
5 5 (1.41%) Puppet
6 4 (1.13%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.13%) Ansible
6 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.13%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.13%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.56%) Packer
8 2 (0.56%) Terraform
8 2 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 240 (67.61%) Cisco
2 167 (47.04%) VMware
3 133 (37.46%) Microsoft
4 79 (22.25%) Avaya
5 50 (14.08%) Genesys
5 50 (14.08%) Verint
6 43 (12.11%) HP
7 40 (11.27%) F5
8 35 (9.86%) Brocade
9 34 (9.58%) Juniper
10 33 (9.30%) CheckPoint
11 28 (7.89%) Dell
12 23 (6.48%) Palo Alto
13 18 (5.07%) Veeam
14 17 (4.79%) SolarWinds
15 14 (3.94%) Citrix
15 14 (3.94%) SonicWALL
16 11 (3.10%) Google
17 10 (2.82%) Fortinet
17 10 (2.82%) Qualys