Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 57 62
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 397 437 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.44% 4.39% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.11% 33.03% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 358 375 389
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £42,423 £38,789
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.66% +9.37% -8.73%
10th Percentile £20,750 £26,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 1,199 1,323 1,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.44% 13.30% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,116 1,336
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,889 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.57% +5.25% -10.00%
10th Percentile £21,225 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,875
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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 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
West Yorkshire -10 197 £40,000 -5.88% 69
North Yorkshire +42 147 £35,000 -36.36% 19
South Yorkshire +13 52 £36,553 +12.47% 20
East Yorkshire +13 3 £23,500 -37.33% 3
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 222 (55.92%) Cisco
2 168 (42.32%) Microsoft
3 161 (40.55%) Active Directory
4 152 (38.29%) Windows
5 134 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (29.22%) CCNA
7 113 (28.46%) VMware
8 112 (28.21%) VPN
9 103 (25.94%) Wireless
10 99 (24.94%) WAN
11 91 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 89 (22.42%) Windows Server
13 88 (22.17%) Cisco ASA
14 87 (21.91%) Data Centre
15 84 (21.16%) LAN
16 82 (20.65%) Meraki
17 81 (20.40%) ITIL
18 80 (20.15%) VoIP
19 75 (18.89%) Citrix
19 75 (18.89%) BGP
20 73 (18.39%) Network Security
21 72 (18.14%) CheckPoint
22 71 (17.88%) Broadband
22 71 (17.88%) Office 365
23 69 (17.38%) Microsoft Azure
23 69 (17.38%) Aruba
24 64 (16.12%) Linux
24 64 (16.12%) OSPF
24 64 (16.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 63 (15.87%) CCNP

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 41 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.31%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.53%) IIS
4 9 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.51%) Confluence
5 6 (1.51%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.50%) nginx
8 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) JBoss
9 1 (0.25%) Jetty
9 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 71 (17.88%) Office 365
2 69 (17.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.27%) IaaS
4 13 (3.27%) PaaS
5 4 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.01%) G Suite
6 2 (0.50%) Akamai
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.50%) SaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 112 (28.21%) VPN
2 103 (25.94%) Wireless
3 99 (24.94%) WAN
4 88 (22.17%) Cisco ASA
5 84 (21.16%) LAN
6 80 (20.15%) VoIP
7 75 (18.89%) BGP
8 73 (18.39%) Network Security
9 71 (17.88%) Broadband
10 64 (16.12%) OSPF
11 57 (14.36%) ADSL
12 56 (14.11%) 3G
13 55 (13.85%) Wi-Fi
14 54 (13.60%) DNS
15 52 (13.10%) Cisco Firepower
16 51 (12.85%) VLAN
17 50 (12.59%) EIGRP
18 47 (11.84%) MPLS
19 36 (9.07%) SAN
20 31 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.51%) Power BI
3 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.76%) MySQL
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.25%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.25%) Redis
5 1 (0.25%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.76%) JIRA
3 5 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.01%) AppScan
5 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.76%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.50%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.50%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.25%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.25%) Protractor
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 40 (10.08%) Finance
2 19 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.76%) Legal
3 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.51%) Retail
5 4 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (0.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.25%) Billing
6 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (26.45%) Network Engineer
2 88 (22.17%) Analyst
3 65 (16.37%) Support Analyst
4 47 (11.84%) Technical Analyst
5 45 (11.34%) Technical Support
5 45 (11.34%) Technical Support Analyst
6 40 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (9.32%) Security Engineer
8 33 (8.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 31 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (7.30%) Support Engineer
11 27 (6.80%) 2nd Line Technical Support
11 27 (6.80%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
12 26 (6.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 24 (6.05%) 1st Line Support
14 23 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
15 20 (5.04%) Network Support
16 17 (4.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 17 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
17 16 (4.03%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.02%) Middleware
2 8 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (1.01%) .NET
3 4 (1.01%) XML
4 3 (0.76%) Web Services
5 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.50%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.50%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.25%) LAMP
6 1 (0.25%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) OLE
6 1 (0.25%) Sass
6 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 87 (21.91%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.55%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.55%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.03%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.76%) PKI
8 6 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.01%) NHS
10 4 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (0.76%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.25%) EMC VMAX
13 1 (0.25%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.25%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 152 (38.29%) Windows
2 89 (22.42%) Windows Server
3 64 (16.12%) Linux
4 43 (10.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (7.30%) Windows 10
7 24 (6.05%) Windows 7
8 20 (5.04%) Unix
9 9 (2.27%) AIX
10 8 (2.02%) Android
11 5 (1.26%) Kali Linux
12 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.25%) CentOS
15 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.40%) ITIL
2 56 (14.11%) Supplier Management
3 48 (12.09%) Information Security
4 46 (11.59%) Security Operations
5 43 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 40 (10.08%) Load Balancing
7 35 (8.82%) DevOps
8 34 (8.56%) SIEM
9 33 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (6.80%) Change Management
10 27 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (6.55%) Customer Engagement
11 26 (6.55%) Penetration Testing
12 23 (5.79%) Migration
13 19 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (4.79%) Security Architecture
13 19 (4.79%) Security Testing
14 17 (4.28%) Project Management
15 15 (3.78%) Cryptography
15 15 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.34%) SQL
2 25 (6.30%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.28%) Python
4 15 (3.78%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.02%) C
5 8 (2.02%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.51%) C#
6 6 (1.51%) Perl
7 5 (1.26%) Ruby
7 5 (1.26%) Tcl
8 2 (0.50%) C++
8 2 (0.50%) Java
8 2 (0.50%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 134 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (29.22%) CCNA
3 63 (15.87%) CCNP
4 59 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (14.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 53 (13.35%) MCSE
7 50 (12.59%) MCITP
8 27 (6.80%) JNCIS
9 20 (5.04%) CISSP
10 17 (4.28%) CISM
10 17 (4.28%) SC Cleared
10 17 (4.28%) Security Cleared
11 14 (3.53%) Degree
12 13 (3.27%) CISA
13 10 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.27%) CCIE
15 8 (2.02%) CCSE
15 8 (2.02%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.76%) MCSA
17 4 (1.01%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (16.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (7.05%) ISO 9001
3 22 (5.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (4.03%) GDPR
5 11 (2.77%) PCI DSS
5 11 (2.77%) SLA
6 8 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.51%) PMO
8 5 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.50%) ISO 31000
9 2 (0.50%) PSD2
System Software
1 161 (40.55%) Active Directory
2 91 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.06%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.02%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.76%) vSphere
7 6 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.51%) VMware NSX
8 4 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.76%) XenApp
10 2 (0.50%) vCloud
11 1 (0.25%) Docker
11 1 (0.25%) Gluster
11 1 (0.25%) LXC
11 1 (0.25%) NFS
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.25%) Xen
11 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (6.55%) AirWatch
2 15 (3.78%) SCCM
3 14 (3.53%) Ansible
3 14 (3.53%) Puppet
4 12 (3.02%) Nessus
5 10 (2.52%) vCenter Server
6 9 (2.27%) SCOM
6 9 (2.27%) WhatsUp Gold
7 8 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (2.02%) Observium
8 7 (1.76%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.51%) Nagios
10 5 (1.26%) ArcSight ESM
10 5 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (1.26%) Netcool
10 5 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.26%) Packer
10 5 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.26%) WSUS
11 4 (1.01%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 222 (55.92%) Cisco
2 168 (42.32%) Microsoft
3 113 (28.46%) VMware
4 82 (20.65%) Meraki
5 75 (18.89%) Citrix
6 72 (18.14%) CheckPoint
7 69 (17.38%) Aruba
8 57 (14.36%) Juniper
9 56 (14.11%) Polycom
10 52 (13.10%) F5
11 45 (11.34%) Palo Alto
12 32 (8.06%) HP
13 29 (7.30%) Fortinet
14 26 (6.55%) ForeScout
15 22 (5.54%) Veeam
16 17 (4.28%) Forcepoint
16 17 (4.28%) SolarWinds
17 14 (3.53%) Brocade
17 14 (3.53%) Symantec
18 13 (3.27%) SonicWALL