Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 39 59
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 102 290 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.97% 6.37% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.17% 43.94% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 92 277 269
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +0.59%
10th Percentile £26,425 £25,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%

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 282 660 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.98% 14.49% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 230 569 782
Median annual salary £46,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.05% -2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,490 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +10.67%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in West Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020. 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 -32 66 £52,000 +15.56% 7
Bradford +1 13 £36,589 +4.54%
Wakefield +15 9 £70,000 +86.67%
Huddersfield +18 5 £30,500 -28.24%
Halifax +17 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Keighley - 2 £22,000 -
Elland - 2 £35,000 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 47 (46.08%) WAN
2 44 (43.14%) LAN
2 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
3 43 (42.16%) Azure
4 40 (39.22%) Office 365
5 39 (38.24%) Wireless
6 36 (35.29%) VMware
7 35 (34.31%) VPN
8 33 (32.35%) VoIP
9 31 (30.39%) Cisco
9 31 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (28.43%) Windows
11 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (25.49%) Network Security
13 23 (22.55%) Information Security
14 22 (21.57%) TCP/IP
14 22 (21.57%) CCNA
15 21 (20.59%) MCSE
16 19 (18.63%) IP Telephony
17 18 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (17.65%) MCSA
17 18 (17.65%) SAN
18 17 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
18 17 (16.67%) Wireless Security
18 17 (16.67%) SIEM
19 16 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
19 16 (15.69%) Security Operations
20 15 (14.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 15 (14.71%) 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 4 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.92%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (42.16%) Azure
2 40 (39.22%) Office 365
3 14 (13.73%) AWS
4 8 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.88%) IaaS
6 5 (4.90%) GCP
6 5 (4.90%) PaaS
6 5 (4.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.98%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.98%) G Suite
7 1 (0.98%) GitHub
7 1 (0.98%) Serverless
7 1 (0.98%) Slack
7 1 (0.98%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 47 (46.08%) WAN
2 44 (43.14%) LAN
3 39 (38.24%) Wireless
4 35 (34.31%) VPN
5 33 (32.35%) VoIP
6 26 (25.49%) Network Security
7 22 (21.57%) TCP/IP
8 19 (18.63%) IP Telephony
9 18 (17.65%) SAN
10 17 (16.67%) Wireless Security
11 15 (14.71%) DNS
11 15 (14.71%) VLAN
12 14 (13.73%) DHCP
13 13 (12.75%) Internet
13 13 (12.75%) MPLS
14 12 (11.76%) BGP
15 9 (8.82%) Wireshark
16 8 (7.84%) Ethernet
16 8 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
17 7 (6.86%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.98%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.96%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) GitLab
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (12.75%) Retail
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (17.65%) Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Security Analyst
3 13 (12.75%) Security Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) IT Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) IT Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) Network Administrator
4 12 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.78%) IT Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Network Specialist
6 10 (9.80%) Security Specialist
7 8 (7.84%) IT Support
7 8 (7.84%) IT Technician
8 7 (6.86%) Network Security Specialist
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Network Security Specialist
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Network Specialist
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) .NET
2 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.94%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) XML
3 3 (2.94%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.98%) COM
4 1 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.92%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.94%) CCTV
6 3 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.96%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.96%) Replication
7 2 (1.96%) SCADA
8 1 (0.98%) Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.82%) Windows 10
5 7 (6.86%) Linux
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.96%) Unix
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.98%) Debian
9 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Information Security
2 18 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (16.67%) SIEM
4 16 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (15.69%) Security Operations
5 15 (14.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (11.76%) Facilities Management
6 12 (11.76%) Network Architecture
6 12 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (10.78%) DevOps
7 11 (10.78%) Network Virtualisation
8 10 (9.80%) ITIL
9 9 (8.82%) Change Management
9 9 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (8.82%) Presales
9 9 (8.82%) Security Patching
10 7 (6.86%) Issue Tracking
10 7 (6.86%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) C#
1 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) C
3 1 (0.98%) Perl
3 1 (0.98%) PHP
3 1 (0.98%) Python
3 1 (0.98%) Ruby
3 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (21.57%) CCNA
4 21 (20.59%) MCSE
5 18 (17.65%) MCSA
6 13 (12.75%) CISSP
7 11 (10.78%) CCNP
8 10 (9.80%) CISM
9 6 (5.88%) CCDP
9 6 (5.88%) CCIE
9 6 (5.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 6 (5.88%) Degree
10 5 (4.90%) CEH
11 4 (3.92%) GIAC
11 4 (3.92%) MCSD
12 3 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (2.94%) CCSP
12 3 (2.94%) SANS
13 2 (1.96%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.96%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) PCI DSS
2 13 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.86%) GDPR
4 5 (4.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (4.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (3.92%) NIST
6 3 (2.94%) SLA
7 1 (0.98%) GLBA
7 1 (0.98%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (30.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.90%) VMware Server
4 5 (4.90%) Xen
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (8.82%) Puppet
2 8 (7.84%) Terraform
3 6 (5.88%) Ansible
3 6 (5.88%) SCCM
4 3 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.98%) SCOM
6 1 (0.98%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (35.29%) VMware
3 31 (30.39%) Cisco
4 14 (13.73%) Aruba
5 13 (12.75%) CheckPoint
5 13 (12.75%) Juniper
6 10 (9.80%) HP
7 9 (8.82%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.84%) NETGEAR
8 8 (7.84%) Ruckus Wireless
9 6 (5.88%) Citrix
9 6 (5.88%) Meraki
9 6 (5.88%) Riverbed
9 6 (5.88%) Symantec
9 6 (5.88%) Veeam
10 5 (4.90%) Avaya
10 5 (4.90%) Dell
11 4 (3.92%) Nokia
11 4 (3.92%) Sage
11 4 (3.92%) Salesforce.com