Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 62 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 290 315 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.48% 4.41% 5.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.73% 30.32% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 261 304 439
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,625 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -8.05%

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 886 1,039 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.69% 14.56% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 769 866 1,046
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 203 £47,500 +5.56% 37
Bradford +9 51 £41,500 +5.06% 1
Wakefield -12 17 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Huddersfield +5 3 £41,250 +58.65%
Elland 0 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Brighouse -1 2 £29,000 +48.72% 1
Keighley - 2 £30,000 -
Otley - 1 £26,000 - 1
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 119 (41.03%) Cisco
2 89 (30.69%) Windows
3 84 (28.97%) Microsoft
4 81 (27.93%) VMware
5 77 (26.55%) Network Security
6 76 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (25.86%) VPN
8 70 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 69 (23.79%) Wireless
10 61 (21.03%) WAN
10 61 (21.03%) Linux
11 60 (20.69%) Finance
11 60 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 59 (20.34%) ITIL
12 59 (20.34%) LAN
13 56 (19.31%) Active Directory
14 51 (17.59%) Information Security
15 49 (16.90%) DNS
16 46 (15.86%) CCNP
17 45 (15.52%) Degree
17 45 (15.52%) Load Balancing
18 44 (15.17%) CCNA
18 44 (15.17%) TCP/IP
18 44 (15.17%) Windows Server
19 42 (14.48%) PCI DSS
19 42 (14.48%) Office 365
20 40 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
20 40 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
21 39 (13.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
22 36 (12.41%) Agile Software Development

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 23 (7.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (2.76%) IIS
3 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.72%) CMS
4 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.72%) JBoss
4 5 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.72%) WordPress
5 4 (1.38%) Apache
5 4 (1.38%) Confluence
6 2 (0.69%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.34%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 70 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (14.48%) Office 365
3 34 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (11.72%) IaaS
3 34 (11.72%) SaaS
4 33 (11.38%) PaaS
5 23 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.69%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (26.55%) Network Security
2 75 (25.86%) VPN
3 69 (23.79%) Wireless
4 61 (21.03%) WAN
5 59 (20.34%) LAN
6 49 (16.90%) DNS
7 44 (15.17%) TCP/IP
8 33 (11.38%) DHCP
8 33 (11.38%) VLAN
9 32 (11.03%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (11.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 31 (10.69%) SAN
11 27 (9.31%) IPsec
11 27 (9.31%) VoIP
12 21 (7.24%) HTTP
13 20 (6.90%) HTTPS
14 16 (5.52%) OSPF
14 16 (5.52%) VPLS
15 15 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (5.17%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.76%) MySQL
1 8 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.03%) RavenDB
2 3 (1.03%) Redis
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.34%) Firebird
4 1 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.41%) JIRA
3 4 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.38%) Hudson
3 4 (1.38%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.03%) Subversion
4 3 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.34%) Burp Suite
General
1 60 (20.69%) Finance
2 15 (5.17%) Retail
3 9 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.41%) Marketing
5 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 38 (13.10%) Analyst
3 31 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (10.69%) Network Specialist
3 31 (10.69%) Security Specialist
4 30 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 26 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 24 (8.28%) Cisco Engineer
6 24 (8.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 23 (7.93%) Network Security Specialist
8 21 (7.24%) Security Engineer
8 21 (7.24%) Team Leader
9 18 (6.21%) Network Security Engineer
10 17 (5.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.52%) IT Engineer
12 15 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (5.17%) Consultant
12 15 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
13 14 (4.83%) IT Support
14 13 (4.48%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.79%) Node.js
2 10 (3.45%) Web Services
3 8 (2.76%) .NET
3 8 (2.76%) LAMP
4 7 (2.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.72%) REST
6 4 (1.38%) CSS
6 4 (1.38%) JSON
6 4 (1.38%) Laravel
7 3 (1.03%) SOAP
7 3 (1.03%) XML
8 2 (0.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 16 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.79%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.79%) User Experience
4 8 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.41%) Device Driver
5 7 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.72%) Replication
8 4 (1.38%) EPoS
8 4 (1.38%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.38%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.69%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) iPhone
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 89 (30.69%) Windows
2 61 (21.03%) Linux
3 44 (15.17%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.14%) Unix
7 10 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.72%) CentOS
9 5 (1.72%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.72%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.03%) HPUX
11 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.34%) ITIL
2 51 (17.59%) Information Security
3 45 (15.52%) Load Balancing
4 40 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (11.72%) Security Operations
6 34 (11.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 32 (11.03%) Network Design
8 28 (9.66%) DevOps
8 28 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
9 27 (9.31%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (8.28%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (7.93%) Risk Management
12 21 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (5.52%) Configuration Management
15 15 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (5.17%) Threat Intelligence
16 13 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.28%) Ruby
2 23 (7.93%) Python
3 13 (4.48%) SQL
4 11 (3.79%) Bash Shell
4 11 (3.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.10%) Perl
6 8 (2.76%) C
6 8 (2.76%) C++
7 7 (2.41%) C#
7 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.72%) Java
8 5 (1.72%) PHP
9 4 (1.38%) Go
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (15.86%) CCNP
3 45 (15.52%) Degree
4 44 (15.17%) CCNA
5 22 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (6.21%) CISSP
7 13 (4.48%) MCSE
8 11 (3.79%) CCIE
9 8 (2.76%) CCDA
9 8 (2.76%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (2.41%) MCSA
11 6 (2.07%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.07%) MCP
12 5 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.72%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.38%) CISA
13 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (14.48%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.21%) GDPR
4 5 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 56 (19.31%) Active Directory
2 40 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (4.48%) Terminal Services
6 11 (3.79%) XenApp
7 10 (3.45%) vSphere
8 8 (2.76%) Docker
9 6 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.72%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.38%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (6.21%) SCCM
2 17 (5.86%) Nessus
3 16 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.83%) SmoothWall
5 12 (4.14%) SCOM
6 10 (3.45%) Puppet
6 10 (3.45%) SCDPM
7 8 (2.76%) Ansible
7 8 (2.76%) FortiGate
7 8 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (2.41%) Terraform
9 5 (1.72%) Nagios
10 4 (1.38%) Grafana
10 4 (1.38%) Graphite
10 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.38%) Opsview
10 4 (1.38%) Packer
10 4 (1.38%) Plesk
10 4 (1.38%) Salt
10 4 (1.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 119 (41.03%) Cisco
2 84 (28.97%) Microsoft
3 81 (27.93%) VMware
4 33 (11.38%) Citrix
5 32 (11.03%) Avaya
6 30 (10.34%) Genesys
6 30 (10.34%) Verint
7 24 (8.28%) Juniper
8 22 (7.59%) CheckPoint
8 22 (7.59%) Google
9 21 (7.24%) McAfee
10 16 (5.52%) Palo Alto
11 14 (4.83%) Qualys
11 14 (4.83%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (4.14%) Dell
13 10 (3.45%) F5
14 9 (3.10%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.76%) Meraki
15 8 (2.76%) Red Hat
16 7 (2.41%) WatchGuard