Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 39 44
Rank change year-on-year -44 +5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 171 379 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.33% 5.59% 5.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.05% 35.16% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 158 336 365
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,100 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.65% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
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 742 1,078 1,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.45% 15.89% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 641 921 946
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -31 112 £45,750 +1.67% 28
Bradford -10 31 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Wakefield -10 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Otley - 4 £26,000 - 1
Huddersfield -2 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Wetherby -6 1 £31,500 -
Halifax -7 1 - - 1
Ilkley - 1 £33,500 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 88 (51.46%) Cisco
2 58 (33.92%) Microsoft
3 57 (33.33%) LAN
4 56 (32.75%) Windows
4 56 (32.75%) WAN
5 48 (28.07%) Active Directory
6 41 (23.98%) VPN
7 40 (23.39%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (23.39%) Windows Server
8 35 (20.47%) Network Security
9 34 (19.88%) VMware
10 32 (18.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 32 (18.71%) SQL
11 31 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (18.13%) CheckPoint
12 29 (16.96%) OSPF
12 29 (16.96%) Information Security
12 29 (16.96%) F5
13 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (15.79%) ITIL
15 25 (14.62%) BGP
15 25 (14.62%) Wireless
15 25 (14.62%) Finance
15 25 (14.62%) Fortinet
16 24 (14.04%) EIGRP
16 24 (14.04%) CCNA
17 23 (13.45%) SAN
17 23 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (13.45%) Cybersecurity

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 17 (9.94%) MS Exchange
1 17 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.68%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.75%) JBoss
4 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.17%) IIS
5 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (12.87%) Office 365
3 16 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (8.19%) IaaS
5 13 (7.60%) PaaS
6 12 (7.02%) SaaS
7 5 (2.92%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.17%) Akamai
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.58%) Route 53
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (33.33%) LAN
2 56 (32.75%) WAN
3 41 (23.98%) VPN
4 40 (23.39%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (20.47%) Network Security
6 29 (16.96%) OSPF
7 27 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (14.62%) BGP
8 25 (14.62%) Wireless
9 24 (14.04%) EIGRP
10 23 (13.45%) SAN
11 21 (12.28%) MPLS
12 20 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (9.94%) Cisco Firepower
15 15 (8.77%) IPsec
15 15 (8.77%) WLAN
16 14 (8.19%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (8.19%) VLAN
17 13 (7.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.58%) Protractor
3 1 (0.58%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (14.62%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.51%) Legal
4 5 (2.92%) Marketing
4 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 30 (17.54%) Analyst
3 23 (13.45%) Security Engineer
4 19 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.36%) Network Support
5 16 (9.36%) Security Specialist
6 14 (8.19%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (8.19%) Network Support Engineer
6 14 (8.19%) Security Analyst
7 13 (7.60%) IT Security Specialist
8 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.09%) Consultant
10 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.51%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.34%) .NET
1 4 (2.34%) XML
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.17%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.58%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.68%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.09%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.51%) NHS
6 5 (2.92%) EPoS
6 5 (2.92%) Replication
7 2 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.58%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.58%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.75%) Windows
2 40 (23.39%) Windows Server
3 23 (13.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (12.87%) Linux
5 14 (8.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.51%) Kali Linux
6 6 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.92%) HPUX
7 5 (2.92%) Unix
7 5 (2.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.96%) Information Security
2 27 (15.79%) ITIL
3 23 (13.45%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (12.87%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (12.28%) Load Balancing
6 20 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 15 (8.77%) DevOps
8 15 (8.77%) SIEM
9 14 (8.19%) Identity Access Management
10 13 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (7.02%) Project Management
12 11 (6.43%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (6.43%) Security Auditing
13 9 (5.26%) Change Management
13 9 (5.26%) Coaching
13 9 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
13 9 (5.26%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.71%) SQL
2 11 (6.43%) Python
3 10 (5.85%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.92%) Tcl
6 4 (2.34%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) Perl
7 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (18.13%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (14.04%) CCNA
3 22 (12.87%) Degree
4 18 (10.53%) CCNP
5 11 (6.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.43%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.68%) CISSP
6 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.51%) DBS Check
7 6 (3.51%) JNCIA
7 6 (3.51%) MCSA
7 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.92%) VCP5
9 3 (1.75%) CCSA
9 3 (1.75%) CCSE
9 3 (1.75%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.75%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.75%) MCSE
10 2 (1.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.19%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.02%) GDPR
4 8 (4.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (4.68%) PMO
5 6 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (2.34%) SLA
7 2 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 48 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.51%) VMware NSX
6 5 (2.92%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.34%) vSphere
8 3 (1.75%) Docker
9 2 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.58%) Xen
10 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) SCCM
2 9 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
3 8 (4.68%) Nessus
4 7 (4.09%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.51%) Puppet
5 6 (3.51%) vCenter Server
5 6 (3.51%) WSUS
6 5 (2.92%) AirWatch
6 5 (2.92%) ArcSight ESM
6 5 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (2.92%) Nagios
6 5 (2.92%) Netcool
6 5 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.92%) Packer
6 5 (2.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (2.34%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.34%) Terraform
8 3 (1.75%) Ansible
8 3 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 88 (51.46%) Cisco
2 58 (33.92%) Microsoft
3 34 (19.88%) VMware
4 31 (18.13%) CheckPoint
5 29 (16.96%) F5
6 25 (14.62%) Fortinet
7 17 (9.94%) Juniper
7 17 (9.94%) SolarWinds
8 13 (7.60%) HP
8 13 (7.60%) Veeam
9 12 (7.02%) ArcSight
9 12 (7.02%) Palo Alto
10 11 (6.43%) Symantec
11 10 (5.85%) McAfee
11 10 (5.85%) Meraki
12 9 (5.26%) Citrix
13 8 (4.68%) Aruba
13 8 (4.68%) CyberArk
13 8 (4.68%) Forcepoint
14 7 (4.09%) Brocade