Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 48 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 315 501 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.77% 5.16% 4.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.10% 31.73% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 278 455 473
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,625 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 1,207 1,579 1,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.43% 16.26% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 1,321 1,474
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -37 189 £42,500 - 54
North Yorkshire -14 65 £42,500 +6.25% 9
South Yorkshire +2 56 £49,500 +4.21% 11
East Yorkshire +7 5 £23,500 -33.80%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 143 (45.40%) Cisco
2 116 (36.83%) Windows
3 110 (34.92%) Microsoft
4 86 (27.30%) Active Directory
5 83 (26.35%) VPN
6 82 (26.03%) WAN
7 79 (25.08%) Network Security
8 74 (23.49%) VMware
9 73 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
10 69 (21.90%) LAN
11 68 (21.59%) Windows Server
12 57 (18.10%) Information Security
12 57 (18.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 56 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (16.83%) CheckPoint
15 50 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
15 50 (15.87%) F5
16 49 (15.56%) Finance
17 47 (14.92%) Wireless
17 47 (14.92%) Linux
17 47 (14.92%) Problem-Solving
18 46 (14.60%) Office 365
18 46 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 45 (14.29%) OSPF
20 43 (13.65%) CCNA
20 43 (13.65%) Juniper
20 43 (13.65%) Degree
21 42 (13.33%) CCNP
21 42 (13.33%) BGP
21 42 (13.33%) DNS

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 31 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.40%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.90%) IIS
5 3 (0.95%) Confluence
5 3 (0.95%) JBoss
5 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.63%) nginx
6 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 46 (14.60%) Office 365
2 28 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (7.62%) SaaS
4 21 (6.67%) IaaS
5 20 (6.35%) PaaS
6 5 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.59%) G Suite
7 2 (0.63%) Akamai
7 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Route 53
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (26.35%) VPN
2 82 (26.03%) WAN
3 79 (25.08%) Network Security
4 69 (21.90%) LAN
5 56 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
6 47 (14.92%) Wireless
7 45 (14.29%) OSPF
8 42 (13.33%) BGP
8 42 (13.33%) DNS
9 37 (11.75%) MPLS
10 36 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
11 35 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (10.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 28 (8.89%) DHCP
13 28 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 28 (8.89%) IPsec
14 27 (8.57%) SAN
14 27 (8.57%) VoIP
15 26 (8.25%) Internet
15 26 (8.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.95%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.32%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.32%) Redis
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.32%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.27%) JIRA
4 2 (0.63%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.32%) Protractor
5 1 (0.32%) Selenium
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) Travis CI
General
1 49 (15.56%) Finance
2 17 (5.40%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.76%) Retail
4 6 (1.90%) Legal
5 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (20.32%) Network Engineer
2 55 (17.46%) Analyst
3 35 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 30 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 29 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (8.57%) Security Specialist
7 25 (7.94%) Support Analyst
8 23 (7.30%) IT Engineer
9 20 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
10 19 (6.03%) Security Analyst
11 17 (5.40%) Security Manager
11 17 (5.40%) Senior Network Engineer
12 16 (5.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 16 (5.08%) Architect
13 15 (4.76%) IT Support
13 15 (4.76%) Project Manager
14 14 (4.44%) Network Support
14 14 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
14 14 (4.44%) Technical Support
15 13 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.81%) Middleware
2 4 (1.27%) .NET
2 4 (1.27%) Web Services
2 4 (1.27%) XML
3 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.63%) MSMQ
3 2 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.63%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.32%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.32%) LAMP
4 1 (0.32%) LDAP
4 1 (0.32%) OLE
4 1 (0.32%) REST
4 1 (0.32%) SOAP
4 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.75%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.54%) EPoS
5 8 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.90%) Replication
8 5 (1.59%) NHS
9 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.63%) Fintech
9 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.32%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.32%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.32%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 116 (36.83%) Windows
2 68 (21.59%) Windows Server
3 47 (14.92%) Linux
4 33 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (6.03%) Windows 10
6 18 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (5.40%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.81%) Unix
9 9 (2.86%) AIX
10 6 (1.90%) Android
10 6 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.59%) HPUX
11 5 (1.59%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.32%) CentOS
14 1 (0.32%) Debian
14 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.10%) Information Security
2 47 (14.92%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (13.02%) ITIL
4 40 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 38 (12.06%) SIEM
6 33 (10.48%) Identity Access Management
7 30 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (9.52%) Security Operations
8 25 (7.94%) Load Balancing
9 24 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (7.30%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (6.98%) Project Management
12 19 (6.03%) DevOps
13 18 (5.71%) Patch Management
14 17 (5.40%) Security Architecture
15 16 (5.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 15 (4.76%) OWASP
16 15 (4.76%) Risk Management
17 13 (4.13%) Antivirus Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.43%) SQL
2 22 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.40%) Python
4 10 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.27%) Ruby
5 4 (1.27%) Tcl
6 3 (0.95%) C
7 2 (0.63%) Perl
7 2 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) Lisp
8 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (13.65%) CCNA
2 43 (13.65%) Degree
3 42 (13.33%) CCNP
4 24 (7.62%) CISSP
4 24 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (6.03%) CCIE
5 19 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (4.76%) MCSE
7 12 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.49%) CISM
8 11 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.17%) MCITP
9 10 (3.17%) MCSA
10 9 (2.86%) JNCIA
11 8 (2.54%) JNCIS
12 7 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.90%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.59%) CISA
14 5 (1.59%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (18.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.81%) GDPR
4 10 (3.17%) ISO 9001
4 10 (3.17%) PMO
5 7 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.59%) SLA
7 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.32%) COBIT
8 1 (0.32%) GLP
8 1 (0.32%) GMP
System Software
1 86 (27.30%) Active Directory
2 50 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.86%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.54%) vSphere
6 8 (2.54%) XenApp
7 6 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.59%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.95%) Docker
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.32%) Gluster
11 1 (0.32%) LXC
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.32%) Xen
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (5.71%) SCCM
2 14 (4.44%) Nessus
3 11 (3.49%) Puppet
4 9 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
5 8 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.54%) Terraform
6 6 (1.90%) Nagios
6 6 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.90%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.59%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.59%) Packer
7 5 (1.59%) WSUS
8 4 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
8 4 (1.27%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.27%) Netcool
8 4 (1.27%) SCOM
8 4 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (1.27%) WMI
9 3 (0.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 143 (45.40%) Cisco
2 110 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 74 (23.49%) VMware
4 53 (16.83%) CheckPoint
5 50 (15.87%) F5
6 43 (13.65%) Juniper
7 33 (10.48%) Citrix
8 29 (9.21%) Fortinet
9 25 (7.94%) HP
10 22 (6.98%) SolarWinds
11 20 (6.35%) Meraki
12 18 (5.71%) Aruba
13 16 (5.08%) Dell
13 16 (5.08%) Veeam
14 14 (4.44%) Splunk
15 13 (4.13%) SonicWALL
16 12 (3.81%) Blue Coat
16 12 (3.81%) Google
16 12 (3.81%) McAfee
16 12 (3.81%) Palo Alto