Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 53 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 273 316 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.98% 4.75% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.22% 35.47% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 256 273 298
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -5.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,800 £25,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -15.29% +11.84% -6.17%

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 696 891 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.25% 13.38% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 609 774 774
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +9.93% -5.63%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +26 211 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Bradford -3 19 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Ilkley - 13 £32,500 -
Wakefield -3 8 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Halifax -6 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Huddersfield 0 5 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Batley 0 4 - -
Wetherby - 2 £33,750 -
Firewall
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 139 (50.92%) Windows
2 121 (44.32%) Active Directory
3 114 (41.76%) Microsoft
4 112 (41.03%) Cisco
5 91 (33.33%) VPN
6 89 (32.60%) WAN
7 87 (31.87%) Windows Server
8 84 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 74 (27.11%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (26.74%) LAN
11 71 (26.01%) DNS
12 68 (24.91%) Office 365
13 66 (24.18%) Linux
13 66 (24.18%) VMware
14 53 (19.41%) CCNP
14 53 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 52 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
15 52 (19.05%) ITIL
16 50 (18.32%) CheckPoint
16 50 (18.32%) Hyper-V
17 49 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 49 (17.95%) SQL
18 47 (17.22%) MS Exchange
18 47 (17.22%) Finance
19 45 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (15.75%) Data Centre
21 42 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 42 (15.38%) Network Security
22 41 (15.02%) SQL Server
23 40 (14.65%) CCNA

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 47 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.96%) IIS
4 16 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.83%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 84 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (24.91%) Office 365
3 52 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (8.79%) IaaS
4 24 (8.79%) PaaS
5 13 (4.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 12 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.56%) SaaS
8 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.47%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 91 (33.33%) VPN
2 89 (32.60%) WAN
3 73 (26.74%) LAN
4 71 (26.01%) DNS
5 42 (15.38%) Network Security
6 40 (14.65%) DHCP
6 40 (14.65%) SAN
7 36 (13.19%) VLAN
8 34 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (12.45%) MPLS
8 34 (12.45%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (11.72%) BGP
10 30 (10.99%) VoIP
11 28 (10.26%) Wireless
12 25 (9.16%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (8.79%) Cisco Firepower
14 22 (8.06%) OSPF
14 22 (8.06%) TCP/IP
15 21 (7.69%) WLAN
16 20 (7.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.47%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.37%) Power BI
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.83%) Travis CI
3 4 (1.47%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.47%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.37%) Protractor
4 1 (0.37%) Selenium
4 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
4 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (17.22%) Finance
2 5 (1.83%) Banking
2 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.47%) Marketing
4 3 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Back Office
5 1 (0.37%) Law
5 1 (0.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (19.41%) Analyst
2 52 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 27 (9.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 26 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 24 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (8.42%) Support Engineer
7 22 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (7.33%) Security Analyst
9 18 (6.59%) Network Support
10 16 (5.86%) Security Engineer
11 15 (5.49%) IT Support
11 15 (5.49%) Network Security Engineer
11 15 (5.49%) Network Specialist
12 14 (5.13%) IT Engineer
13 13 (4.76%) IT Analyst
13 13 (4.76%) IT Manager
13 13 (4.76%) Security Specialist
14 12 (4.40%) Administrator
14 12 (4.40%) Network Support Engineer
14 12 (4.40%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.73%) Web Services
2 1 (0.37%) .NET
2 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.37%) REST
2 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.75%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.33%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.30%) Clustering
8 7 (2.56%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.83%) Cyberattack
9 5 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.83%) PKI
9 5 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.10%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.37%) Handset
11 1 (0.37%) iPhone
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 139 (50.92%) Windows
2 87 (31.87%) Windows Server
3 66 (24.18%) Linux
4 53 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (9.16%) Windows 10
7 9 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.93%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.20%) Unix
10 5 (1.83%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.47%) Android
11 4 (1.47%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.37%) HPUX
12 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.05%) ITIL
2 42 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 40 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (13.19%) DevOps
5 35 (12.82%) Information Security
6 33 (12.09%) Migration
7 28 (10.26%) Change Management
7 28 (10.26%) SIEM
8 22 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
9 21 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (7.69%) Security Operations
10 19 (6.96%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (5.49%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (5.49%) Load Balancing
12 14 (5.13%) Integration Testing
12 14 (5.13%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (4.76%) Capacity Management
13 13 (4.76%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
13 13 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.95%) SQL
2 19 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.49%) C#
4 6 (2.20%) C
4 6 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.47%) Python
5 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.73%) C++
7 2 (0.73%) Java
7 2 (0.73%) Perl
7 2 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (27.11%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (19.41%) CCNP
3 40 (14.65%) CCNA
4 18 (6.59%) CCIE
4 18 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 18 (6.59%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.23%) CISSP
6 15 (5.49%) CCSE
7 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.30%) CCSA
8 9 (3.30%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (2.93%) GIAC
10 7 (2.56%) CISA
10 7 (2.56%) CISM
10 7 (2.56%) SANS
11 6 (2.20%) JNCIA
12 5 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (1.83%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (8.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (4.76%) GDPR
4 12 (4.40%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.20%) SLA
6 5 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (1.47%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 121 (44.32%) Active Directory
2 50 (18.32%) Hyper-V
3 45 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.66%) vSphere
7 8 (2.93%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.93%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.83%) XenApp
10 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (7.69%) WSUS
2 20 (7.33%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (4.76%) SCCM
4 12 (4.40%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.83%) Ansible
5 5 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.47%) Grafana
6 4 (1.47%) Nessus
6 4 (1.47%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.37%) Puppet
8 1 (0.37%) QRadar
8 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 112 (41.03%) Cisco
3 66 (24.18%) VMware
4 50 (18.32%) CheckPoint
5 36 (13.19%) Juniper
6 35 (12.82%) Veeam
7 26 (9.52%) Citrix
8 22 (8.06%) Fortinet
9 19 (6.96%) F5
10 18 (6.59%) HP
10 18 (6.59%) Symantec
11 13 (4.76%) Meraki
11 13 (4.76%) Palo Alto
11 13 (4.76%) SonicWALL
12 12 (4.40%) Avaya
13 11 (4.03%) NetApp
14 7 (2.56%) Aruba
15 6 (2.20%) Dell
15 6 (2.20%) Ubiquiti
15 6 (2.20%) WatchGuard