Period
to 2 July 2020

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

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 13 59
Rank change year-on-year -31 +46 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 193 945 423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.78% 12.23% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.40% 51.11% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 172 560 373
Median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.29% +8.97%
10th Percentile £29,250 £20,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 516 1,849 1,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.78% 23.93% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 409 1,304 1,111
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,650 £21,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Yorkshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 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
West Yorkshire -21 107 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North Yorkshire -15 50 £45,000 +95.65% 4
South Yorkshire +22 28 £37,500 - 7
East Yorkshire 0 4 £65,000 +36.84%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 2 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 87 (45.08%) WAN
2 80 (41.45%) Cisco
3 76 (39.38%) LAN
4 74 (38.34%) Azure
5 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
6 67 (34.72%) Office 365
7 64 (33.16%) Cisco Certification
8 61 (31.61%) VPN
8 61 (31.61%) Windows
8 61 (31.61%) VMware
9 52 (26.94%) Wireless
10 46 (23.83%) CCNA
10 46 (23.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 43 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (19.69%) VoIP
13 37 (19.17%) TCP/IP
14 35 (18.13%) DNS
14 35 (18.13%) Network Security
15 34 (17.62%) CCNP
16 33 (17.10%) Active Directory
17 30 (15.54%) DHCP
17 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (15.54%) Information Security
18 29 (15.03%) Windows Server
19 27 (13.99%) Citrix
19 27 (13.99%) ITIL
20 26 (13.47%) CheckPoint
20 26 (13.47%) VLAN
21 22 (11.40%) Internet
21 22 (11.40%) SQL Server

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 7 (3.63%) IIS
2 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.52%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.15%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.07%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (38.34%) Azure
2 67 (34.72%) Office 365
3 18 (9.33%) AWS
4 10 (5.18%) SaaS
5 8 (4.15%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.15%) IaaS
5 8 (4.15%) PaaS
6 7 (3.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 6 (3.11%) GCP
8 4 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.04%) G Suite
9 2 (1.04%) Route 53
10 1 (0.52%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.52%) GitHub
10 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.52%) Serverless
10 1 (0.52%) Slack
10 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 87 (45.08%) WAN
2 76 (39.38%) LAN
3 61 (31.61%) VPN
4 52 (26.94%) Wireless
5 38 (19.69%) VoIP
6 37 (19.17%) TCP/IP
7 35 (18.13%) DNS
7 35 (18.13%) Network Security
8 30 (15.54%) DHCP
9 26 (13.47%) VLAN
10 22 (11.40%) Internet
11 21 (10.88%) BGP
11 21 (10.88%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (10.88%) IP Telephony
12 19 (9.84%) MPLS
12 19 (9.84%) SAN
13 17 (8.81%) Wireless Security
14 16 (8.29%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (7.77%) OSPF
16 14 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (2.07%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.04%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) GitLab
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (8.29%) Finance
2 15 (7.77%) Retail
3 10 (5.18%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.07%) Legal
6 3 (1.55%) Local Government
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (21.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (15.03%) Analyst
3 23 (11.92%) Network Engineer
4 19 (9.84%) Security Analyst
5 15 (7.77%) Security Engineer
6 14 (7.25%) Network Specialist
7 13 (6.74%) IT Engineer
7 13 (6.74%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (6.22%) Administrator
8 12 (6.22%) Architect
8 12 (6.22%) IT Administrator
8 12 (6.22%) IT Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.22%) Network Administrator
8 12 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.70%) Security Specialist
10 10 (5.18%) Network Analyst
11 9 (4.66%) Azure Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) IT Support
12 8 (4.15%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) .NET
2 7 (3.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.07%) XML
4 3 (1.55%) HTML
4 3 (1.55%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.04%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.52%) COM
6 1 (0.52%) LAMP
6 1 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.36%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.59%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.59%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.55%) CCTV
5 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.55%) Replication
5 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.04%) SCADA
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Handset
7 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.61%) Windows
2 29 (15.03%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.33%) Linux
3 18 (9.33%) Windows 10
4 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.59%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.55%) Unix
10 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.04%) Debian
12 1 (0.52%) Android
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (15.54%) Information Security
3 27 (13.99%) ITIL
4 22 (11.40%) DevOps
5 21 (10.88%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (10.88%) SIEM
6 20 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (10.36%) Security Operations
7 18 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (9.33%) Project Delivery
8 17 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (7.77%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (7.77%) Network Virtualisation
9 15 (7.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (7.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 14 (7.25%) Presales
11 12 (6.22%) Collaborative Working
11 12 (6.22%) Configuration Management
11 12 (6.22%) Facilities Management
11 12 (6.22%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.29%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.70%) SQL
3 9 (4.66%) C#
4 8 (4.15%) Python
5 3 (1.55%) Java
5 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.55%) Ruby
6 2 (1.04%) C
6 2 (1.04%) Elixir
6 2 (1.04%) PHP
6 2 (1.04%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.52%) Perl
7 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (33.16%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (23.83%) CCNA
3 34 (17.62%) CCNP
4 30 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (10.88%) MCSA
5 21 (10.88%) MCSE
6 17 (8.81%) CISSP
7 13 (6.74%) CISM
8 10 (5.18%) Degree
9 7 (3.63%) CCDP
10 6 (3.11%) CCIE
10 6 (3.11%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (3.11%) GIAC
11 5 (2.59%) CEH
11 5 (2.59%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.07%) MCSD
13 3 (1.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 3 (1.55%) CCSP
13 3 (1.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (9.33%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.22%) GDPR
4 6 (3.11%) NIST
5 5 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (2.07%) SLA
7 3 (1.55%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.04%) GLBA
8 2 (1.04%) HIPAA
8 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 43 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (17.10%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.36%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.15%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (3.63%) XenApp
6 7 (3.63%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.59%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.59%) Xen
8 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.55%) Docker
9 3 (1.55%) vCloud
10 1 (0.52%) Firmware
10 1 (0.52%) KVM
10 1 (0.52%) NFS
10 1 (0.52%) pfSense
10 1 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (9.84%) Terraform
2 18 (9.33%) Puppet
3 17 (8.81%) SCCM
4 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.15%) Ansible
6 7 (3.63%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco CME
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.04%) Stealthwatch
7 2 (1.04%) WSUS
8 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Proxmox
8 1 (0.52%) Rancher
8 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 80 (41.45%) Cisco
2 70 (36.27%) Microsoft
3 61 (31.61%) VMware
4 27 (13.99%) Citrix
5 26 (13.47%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.88%) Juniper
7 17 (8.81%) Veeam
8 14 (7.25%) Aruba
9 13 (6.74%) Fortinet
10 12 (6.22%) SolarWinds
11 11 (5.70%) Barracuda Networks
11 11 (5.70%) F5
11 11 (5.70%) HP
11 11 (5.70%) Meraki
12 9 (4.66%) Asigra
12 9 (4.66%) Google
12 9 (4.66%) Ruckus Wireless
13 8 (4.15%) NETGEAR
13 8 (4.15%) Palo Alto
14 7 (3.63%) Blue Coat