Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 55 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -37 +49
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 302 121 691
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.45% 4.27% 9.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.99% 28.07% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 243 107 400
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £37,280 £32,500 £23,675
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -6.98%
75th Percentile £50,250 £50,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +7.53% -2.11%

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 1,162 431 1,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.12% 15.21% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 881 341 1,014
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,870 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.71% +7.09% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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 -22 170 £45,000 - 52
South Yorkshire -24 49 £45,250 +17.53% 22
North Yorkshire +21 45 £42,000 +20.00% 13
East Yorkshire +5 20 £43,750 +57.66% 2
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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.

1 148 (49.01%) Windows
2 112 (37.09%) Cisco
3 111 (36.75%) Azure
4 110 (36.42%) Microsoft 365
5 107 (35.43%) Active Directory
6 105 (34.77%) Windows Server
7 97 (32.12%) Microsoft
8 77 (25.50%) VPN
9 68 (22.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 63 (20.86%) VMware
11 54 (17.88%) Cisco Certification
11 54 (17.88%) AWS
12 52 (17.22%) DNS
12 52 (17.22%) WAN
12 52 (17.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 51 (16.89%) Linux
14 50 (16.56%) ITIL
15 48 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 47 (15.56%) Network Security
17 46 (15.23%) Hyper-V
18 45 (14.90%) DHCP
19 44 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
20 42 (13.91%) Windows Server 2019
21 41 (13.58%) Meraki
21 41 (13.58%) PowerShell
22 40 (13.25%) CheckPoint
22 40 (13.25%) DevOps
22 40 (13.25%) Social Skills
23 39 (12.91%) Palo Alto
24 37 (12.25%) 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 26 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.28%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.99%) IIS
5 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.99%) nginx
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Mailman
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 111 (36.75%) Azure
2 110 (36.42%) Microsoft 365
3 54 (17.88%) AWS
4 23 (7.62%) GCP
5 22 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.65%) IaaS
8 7 (2.32%) PaaS
8 7 (2.32%) SaaS
9 6 (1.99%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.32%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 3 (0.99%) Azure Sentinel
12 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.66%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.33%) Route 53
13 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (25.50%) VPN
2 52 (17.22%) DNS
2 52 (17.22%) WAN
3 47 (15.56%) Network Security
4 45 (14.90%) DHCP
5 36 (11.92%) LAN
6 33 (10.93%) SAN
7 32 (10.60%) TCP/IP
8 31 (10.26%) VLAN
8 31 (10.26%) VoIP
9 27 (8.94%) Wi-Fi
10 26 (8.61%) Wireless
11 25 (8.28%) BGP
12 22 (7.28%) MPLS
13 21 (6.95%) OSPF
14 18 (5.96%) Remote Desktop
15 16 (5.30%) IPsec
16 15 (4.97%) SSL
17 14 (4.64%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (2.32%) Big Data
4 6 (1.99%) GIS
5 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.99%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.99%) MySQL
6 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (2.32%) Metasploit
5 4 (1.32%) JIRA
6 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
General
1 44 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (13.25%) Social Skills
3 21 (6.95%) Finance
4 10 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.31%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (2.65%) Banking
5 8 (2.65%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.32%) Games
6 4 (1.32%) Retail
7 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.33%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (20.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (13.58%) Network Engineer
3 33 (10.93%) Analyst
4 29 (9.60%) Security Engineer
5 23 (7.62%) Architect
6 21 (6.95%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 21 (6.95%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (6.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (6.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (5.63%) PHP Architect
9 15 (4.97%) Network Analyst
9 15 (4.97%) Operations Analyst
10 14 (4.64%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (4.64%) Security Analyst
11 13 (4.30%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.64%) IT Analyst
13 11 (3.64%) IT Manager
14 10 (3.31%) IT Engineer
14 10 (3.31%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.99%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.32%) Kafka
3 3 (0.99%) Web Services
4 2 (0.66%) .NET
4 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.66%) ARM Templates
4 2 (0.66%) Node.js
4 2 (0.66%) SAML
4 2 (0.66%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.33%) JSON
5 1 (0.33%) Middleware
5 1 (0.33%) REST
5 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.93%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.30%) Private Cloud
4 12 (3.97%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.65%) Legacy Applications
6 7 (2.32%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.99%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.32%) Cyberattack
10 3 (0.99%) CMDB
10 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.33%) Clustering
12 1 (0.33%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.33%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 148 (49.01%) Windows
2 105 (34.77%) Windows Server
3 51 (16.89%) Linux
4 42 (13.91%) Windows Server 2019
5 31 (10.26%) Windows 10
6 29 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (7.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 18 (5.96%) Debian
10 10 (3.31%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.66%) Android
12 4 (1.32%) Unix
13 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (17.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (16.56%) ITIL
4 40 (13.25%) DevOps
5 36 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (11.59%) Information Security
7 34 (11.26%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (11.26%) Project Management
8 30 (9.93%) Project Delivery
9 26 (8.61%) Load Balancing
10 22 (7.28%) Business Continuity
11 21 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (6.95%) Security Operations
11 21 (6.95%) SIEM
12 18 (5.96%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.96%) ERP
12 18 (5.96%) Fintech
12 18 (5.96%) Mentoring
12 18 (5.96%) Service Management
12 18 (5.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.58%) PowerShell
2 35 (11.59%) SQL
3 19 (6.29%) Shell Script
4 18 (5.96%) Bash Shell
4 18 (5.96%) PHP
5 14 (4.64%) Python
6 8 (2.65%) Groovy
7 3 (0.99%) C
7 3 (0.99%) Java
7 3 (0.99%) Perl
8 2 (0.66%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (17.88%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (12.25%) CCNP
3 34 (11.26%) CCNA
4 18 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.64%) MCSE
6 10 (3.31%) JNCIA
7 6 (1.99%) CISSP
7 6 (1.99%) Degree
7 6 (1.99%) MCSA
8 4 (1.32%) CEH
8 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.99%) CCIE
9 3 (0.99%) CISMP
9 3 (0.99%) GSEC
9 3 (0.99%) JNCIE
9 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.66%) CITP
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.66%) SANS
10 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (6.95%) SLA
3 15 (4.97%) GDPR
4 4 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.66%) NCSC
7 1 (0.33%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.33%) NIST
7 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 107 (35.43%) Active Directory
2 48 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (15.23%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.28%) Docker
5 18 (5.96%) KVM
6 13 (4.30%) BitLocker
6 13 (4.30%) Firmware
7 8 (2.65%) vSphere
8 7 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.99%) XenApp
11 2 (0.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.33%) LXC
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) NFS
12 1 (0.33%) SRDF
12 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (5.96%) Rancher
3 13 (4.30%) Terraform
4 12 (3.97%) SCCM
5 11 (3.64%) WSUS
6 10 (3.31%) Kubernetes
6 10 (3.31%) Nessus
7 9 (2.98%) Ansible
7 9 (2.98%) QRadar
8 8 (2.65%) Puppet
9 7 (2.32%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.66%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (1.66%) Nagios
11 5 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.32%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 112 (37.09%) Cisco
2 97 (32.12%) Microsoft
3 63 (20.86%) VMware
4 41 (13.58%) Meraki
5 40 (13.25%) CheckPoint
6 39 (12.91%) Palo Alto
7 29 (9.60%) F5
8 23 (7.62%) Google
9 21 (6.95%) Citrix
10 20 (6.62%) Veeam
11 19 (6.29%) Fortinet
11 19 (6.29%) SonicWALL
12 15 (4.97%) Juniper
13 14 (4.64%) Aruba
13 14 (4.64%) ServiceNow
14 13 (4.30%) Splunk
15 11 (3.64%) Dynatrace
16 10 (3.31%) Draytek
17 9 (2.98%) Dell
17 9 (2.98%) McAfee