Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 69 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 -20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 404 431 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.89% 4.03% 5.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.44% 28.39% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 343 387 529
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -8.05%
10th Percentile £25,600 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,285 1,518 1,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.38% 14.19% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,289 1,552
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Yorkshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
West Yorkshire 0 327 £42,500 +10.39% 40
North Yorkshire +7 41 £56,250 +12.50% 3
South Yorkshire -7 33 £29,344 -24.27% 10
East Yorkshire -1 2 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 213 (52.72%) Cisco
2 172 (42.57%) Windows
3 144 (35.64%) VMware
4 129 (31.93%) Microsoft
4 129 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
5 128 (31.68%) WAN
6 116 (28.71%) LAN
7 115 (28.47%) Wireless
8 114 (28.22%) ITIL
9 103 (25.50%) VPN
10 102 (25.25%) Active Directory
11 101 (25.00%) Network Security
12 98 (24.26%) Finance
12 98 (24.26%) Linux
13 88 (21.78%) Windows Server
14 84 (20.79%) CCNP
15 79 (19.55%) Load Balancing
15 79 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
16 78 (19.31%) DNS
17 71 (17.57%) CCNA
18 70 (17.33%) Office 365
19 64 (15.84%) TCP/IP
20 59 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
21 58 (14.36%) PCI DSS
22 57 (14.11%) Network Design
22 57 (14.11%) Information Security
23 54 (13.37%) Avaya
23 54 (13.37%) Hyper-V
24 52 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
24 52 (12.87%) SAN

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.72%) Apache
4 8 (1.98%) IIS
5 6 (1.49%) CMS
5 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.49%) WordPress
6 5 (1.24%) Confluence
7 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.50%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.50%) JBoss
8 2 (0.50%) nginx
8 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (7.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 79 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (17.33%) Office 365
3 52 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (8.17%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (6.19%) IaaS
6 22 (5.45%) PaaS
6 22 (5.45%) SaaS
7 7 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.74%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 128 (31.68%) WAN
2 116 (28.71%) LAN
3 115 (28.47%) Wireless
4 103 (25.50%) VPN
5 101 (25.00%) Network Security
6 78 (19.31%) DNS
7 64 (15.84%) TCP/IP
8 52 (12.87%) SAN
8 52 (12.87%) VoIP
9 48 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (11.63%) DHCP
11 44 (10.89%) VLAN
12 38 (9.41%) MPLS
13 34 (8.42%) HTTP
14 33 (8.17%) IPsec
15 28 (6.93%) HTTPS
16 26 (6.44%) OSPF
16 26 (6.44%) VPLS
17 24 (5.94%) WLAN
18 23 (5.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.96%) MySQL
3 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.99%) RavenDB
4 4 (0.99%) Redis
5 3 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.74%) Power BI
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.50%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.25%) Firebird
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (3.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.23%) JIRA
4 7 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.73%) Hudson
5 6 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.99%) Subversion
6 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.50%) Burp Suite
7 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 98 (24.26%) Finance
2 22 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.46%) Retail
4 13 (3.22%) Marketing
5 10 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.24%) Law
7 3 (0.74%) Banking
7 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 50 (12.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (11.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 45 (11.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 37 (9.16%) Analyst
5 36 (8.91%) Architect
6 34 (8.42%) Network Specialist
6 34 (8.42%) Security Analyst
7 28 (6.93%) Security Engineer
8 27 (6.68%) Security Specialist
9 26 (6.44%) Network Security Specialist
9 26 (6.44%) Support Engineer
10 25 (6.19%) IT Engineer
11 24 (5.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (5.94%) Team Leader
12 21 (5.20%) Network Security Engineer
13 18 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (4.21%) IT Support
14 17 (4.21%) Network Operations Engineer
15 16 (3.96%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.71%) Web Services
2 14 (3.47%) .NET
2 14 (3.47%) LAMP
3 12 (2.97%) Node.js
4 11 (2.72%) Middleware
5 7 (1.73%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.49%) CSS
7 5 (1.24%) JSON
7 5 (1.24%) Laravel
7 5 (1.24%) REST
8 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (0.25%) HTML
9 1 (0.25%) jQuery
9 1 (0.25%) RESTful
9 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 31 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.47%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.47%) Driving Licence
4 12 (2.97%) User Experience
5 11 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.48%) PKI
7 8 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.73%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.99%) BYOD
9 4 (0.99%) Clustering
9 4 (0.99%) HP Storage
9 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.99%) Replication
10 3 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (0.74%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 172 (42.57%) Windows
2 98 (24.26%) Linux
3 88 (21.78%) Windows Server
4 39 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.93%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.19%) Windows 10
7 22 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.70%) Unix
9 16 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (3.71%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.22%) CentOS
12 9 (2.23%) AIX
12 9 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.22%) ITIL
2 79 (19.55%) Load Balancing
3 57 (14.11%) Information Security
3 57 (14.11%) Network Design
4 47 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (9.65%) Penetration Testing
6 33 (8.17%) Problem Management
6 33 (8.17%) Security Operations
7 32 (7.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 31 (7.67%) Kalman Filter
8 31 (7.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 30 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (6.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (6.44%) Configuration Management
11 26 (6.44%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (6.19%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (5.94%) Network Management
14 23 (5.69%) SIEM
15 22 (5.45%) DevOps
16 20 (4.95%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.17%) Python
2 32 (7.92%) Ruby
3 31 (7.67%) SQL
4 21 (5.20%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.71%) PowerShell
6 14 (3.47%) C
7 13 (3.22%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.97%) Perl
9 10 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.23%) C#
10 9 (2.23%) C++
10 9 (2.23%) Java
11 8 (1.98%) PHP
12 4 (0.99%) Go
13 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 129 (31.93%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (20.79%) CCNP
3 71 (17.57%) CCNA
4 39 (9.65%) Degree
5 37 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (8.17%) CCIE
7 30 (7.43%) MCSE
8 28 (6.93%) CISSP
9 23 (5.69%) CCDA
10 19 (4.70%) CISM
11 13 (3.22%) CISA
12 11 (2.72%) MCSA
13 10 (2.48%) SANS
14 7 (1.73%) CEH
14 7 (1.73%) MCP
14 7 (1.73%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (1.49%) CISMP
16 5 (1.24%) GIAC
17 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
17 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (14.36%) PCI DSS
2 48 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.21%) GDPR
4 9 (2.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (2.23%) SLA
5 6 (1.49%) ISO 31000
6 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.74%) QA
7 2 (0.50%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.50%) PMO
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 102 (25.25%) Active Directory
2 59 (14.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (13.37%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.94%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (5.69%) vSphere
6 17 (4.21%) XenApp
7 16 (3.96%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.23%) Docker
8 9 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.24%) VirtualBox
9 5 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.74%) XenServer
11 2 (0.50%) OpenSIPS
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (4.95%) Nessus
2 19 (4.70%) SCCM
3 18 (4.46%) SCOM
4 16 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (3.71%) Puppet
6 14 (3.47%) SmoothWall
7 13 (3.22%) Ansible
7 13 (3.22%) SCDPM
8 10 (2.48%) FortiGate
9 9 (2.23%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (1.73%) Packer
10 7 (1.73%) Terraform
11 6 (1.49%) WSUS
12 5 (1.24%) Plesk
13 4 (0.99%) Consul
13 4 (0.99%) Grafana
13 4 (0.99%) Graphite
13 4 (0.99%) Opsview
13 4 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 213 (52.72%) Cisco
2 144 (35.64%) VMware
3 129 (31.93%) Microsoft
4 54 (13.37%) Avaya
5 50 (12.38%) Citrix
6 47 (11.63%) Genesys
6 47 (11.63%) Verint
7 42 (10.40%) CheckPoint
8 31 (7.67%) Google
8 31 (7.67%) Juniper
9 28 (6.93%) Palo Alto
10 27 (6.68%) F5
11 20 (4.95%) Qualys
11 20 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (4.95%) SolarWinds
12 17 (4.21%) Meraki
13 16 (3.96%) HP
14 14 (3.47%) Red Hat
15 13 (3.22%) Dell
16 9 (2.23%) McAfee