Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 52 45
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 355 505 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.06% 5.04% 5.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.06% 29.78% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 309 464 541
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,375 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 1,265 1,696 1,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.45% 16.92% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,058 1,418 1,494
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,673 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £22,675 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £58,750 £55,875
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -26 218 £45,000 +5.88% 47
North Yorkshire -12 64 £46,250 +23.33% 10
South Yorkshire +12 61 £46,250 -7.50% 11
East Yorkshire +20 11 £36,176 +6.40%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 156 (43.94%) Cisco
2 110 (30.99%) Windows
3 103 (29.01%) Microsoft
4 101 (28.45%) VPN
5 94 (26.48%) Network Security
6 83 (23.38%) WAN
6 83 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (23.10%) VMware
8 77 (21.69%) Active Directory
9 72 (20.28%) LAN
10 67 (18.87%) Windows Server
11 64 (18.03%) Information Security
11 64 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 61 (17.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 61 (17.18%) Finance
13 59 (16.62%) ITIL
14 58 (16.34%) DNS
14 58 (16.34%) Wireless
15 57 (16.06%) Cisco ASA
16 56 (15.77%) Linux
17 52 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 51 (14.37%) CCNP
19 49 (13.80%) Juniper
20 48 (13.52%) Degree
20 48 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
20 48 (13.52%) Cybersecurity
21 46 (12.96%) Office 365
21 46 (12.96%) DHCP
22 44 (12.39%) Intrusion Detection
23 43 (12.11%) PCI DSS

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 (8.73%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.82%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.25%) IIS
6 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.69%) JBoss
7 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.13%) Apache
9 3 (0.85%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (12.96%) Office 365
3 39 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (9.86%) SaaS
5 30 (8.45%) IaaS
6 29 (8.17%) PaaS
7 7 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.85%) G Suite
10 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Route 53
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (28.45%) VPN
2 94 (26.48%) Network Security
3 83 (23.38%) WAN
4 72 (20.28%) LAN
5 58 (16.34%) DNS
5 58 (16.34%) Wireless
6 57 (16.06%) Cisco ASA
7 46 (12.96%) DHCP
8 44 (12.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 43 (12.11%) TCP/IP
10 41 (11.55%) MPLS
11 37 (10.42%) BGP
11 37 (10.42%) OSPF
12 34 (9.58%) SAN
13 33 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (8.45%) IPsec
15 29 (8.17%) VLAN
15 29 (8.17%) Wi-Fi
16 27 (7.61%) VoIP
17 25 (7.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.69%) MySQL
3 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.28%) Firebird
4 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.28%) Redis
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.28%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) JIRA
4 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.28%) Protractor
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (17.18%) Finance
2 27 (7.61%) Retail
3 15 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.41%) Banking
4 5 (1.41%) Marketing
5 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.56%) Billing
6 2 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (18.87%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.08%) Analyst
3 36 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (10.14%) Security Specialist
4 34 (9.58%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.17%) Security Engineer
6 26 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 26 (7.32%) IT Engineer
6 26 (7.32%) Security Analyst
7 25 (7.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 25 (7.04%) Network Specialist
8 20 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
8 20 (5.63%) Network Security Specialist
9 19 (5.35%) IT Support
10 18 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.79%) Consultant
11 17 (4.79%) Project Manager
11 17 (4.79%) Security Manager
11 17 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.82%) Middleware
2 8 (2.25%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.13%) LAMP
3 4 (1.13%) Web Services
4 3 (0.85%) SOAP
5 2 (0.56%) WSDL
5 2 (0.56%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) .NET
6 1 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.48%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 20 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.94%) EPoS
6 12 (3.38%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.54%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.97%) Replication
10 5 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.13%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.13%) NHS
11 4 (1.13%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.56%) Clustering
13 2 (0.56%) Fintech
13 2 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 110 (30.99%) Windows
2 67 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 56 (15.77%) Linux
4 36 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (4.51%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.51%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.38%) Unix
8 11 (3.10%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.25%) AIX
10 6 (1.69%) Android
10 6 (1.69%) HPUX
10 6 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.13%) Kali Linux
11 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.03%) Information Security
2 59 (16.62%) ITIL
3 48 (13.52%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (12.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 40 (11.27%) Security Operations
6 38 (10.70%) Identity Access Management
7 37 (10.42%) SIEM
8 33 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (8.73%) Load Balancing
10 30 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 26 (7.32%) DevOps
12 25 (7.04%) Project Management
12 25 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 23 (6.48%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (6.20%) Patch Management
15 21 (5.92%) Risk Management
16 19 (5.35%) Configuration Management
17 17 (4.79%) Incident Management
18 16 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.01%) SQL
2 20 (5.63%) Python
3 19 (5.35%) PowerShell
4 12 (3.38%) Bash Shell
4 12 (3.38%) Ruby
5 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.85%) C
6 3 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) C#
7 1 (0.28%) Lisp
7 1 (0.28%) PHP
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (14.37%) CCNP
3 48 (13.52%) Degree
4 43 (12.11%) CCNA
5 30 (8.45%) CISSP
6 20 (5.63%) CCIE
7 18 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (4.51%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.66%) CISM
9 13 (3.66%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.38%) MCSA
11 10 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.54%) JNCIA
13 8 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.25%) MCSE
14 7 (1.97%) DBS Check
14 7 (1.97%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.69%) VCP5
16 5 (1.41%) JNCIP
17 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (18.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (12.11%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.51%) GDPR
4 13 (3.66%) SLA
5 8 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (2.25%) PMO
6 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.28%) GLP
8 1 (0.28%) GMP
System Software
1 77 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 52 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.10%) vSphere
5 11 (3.10%) XenApp
5 11 (3.10%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.25%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (1.41%) Docker
7 5 (1.41%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.56%) iptables
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.56%) Samba
8 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.28%) Gluster
9 1 (0.28%) LXC
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (6.20%) SCCM
2 13 (3.66%) Puppet
3 12 (3.38%) Nessus
4 11 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.25%) Terraform
6 7 (1.97%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.69%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.41%) WhatsUp Gold
9 4 (1.13%) Nagios
9 4 (1.13%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.13%) SCOM
9 4 (1.13%) WMI
10 3 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.85%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.85%) Packer
10 3 (0.85%) WSUS
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.56%) HP NNM
11 2 (0.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 156 (43.94%) Cisco
2 103 (29.01%) Microsoft
3 82 (23.10%) VMware
4 49 (13.80%) Juniper
5 43 (12.11%) CheckPoint
6 38 (10.70%) F5
7 33 (9.30%) HP
8 30 (8.45%) Citrix
9 20 (5.63%) Fortinet
10 19 (5.35%) Dell
10 19 (5.35%) McAfee
11 15 (4.23%) Aruba
12 14 (3.94%) Google
12 14 (3.94%) Veeam
13 13 (3.66%) Avaya
13 13 (3.66%) Splunk
14 12 (3.38%) SolarWinds
15 11 (3.10%) Palo Alto
16 10 (2.82%) Qualys
16 10 (2.82%) Verint