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

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 70 45
Rank change year-on-year +47 -25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 569 319 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.30% 3.80% 5.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.78% 26.30% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 343 280 464
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 1,243 1,213 1,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.14% 14.43% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1,005 1,343
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 November 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 November 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
North Yorkshire +44 290 £28,000 -36.00% 21
West Yorkshire +39 223 £45,000 +5.88% 45
South Yorkshire -13 30 £44,250 -9.69% 12
East Yorkshire +20 22 £48,750 +107.45% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 387 (68.01%) Cisco
2 317 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
3 264 (46.40%) WAN
4 255 (44.82%) VPN
5 251 (44.11%) CCNA
6 244 (42.88%) DNS
7 239 (42.00%) CCNP
8 231 (40.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 207 (36.38%) Microsoft
10 206 (36.20%) MPLS
11 205 (36.03%) Network Security
12 203 (35.68%) Broadband
13 201 (35.33%) ADSL
14 199 (34.97%) Linux
14 199 (34.97%) BGP
14 199 (34.97%) Cisco ASA
15 198 (34.80%) ISO 9001
16 196 (34.45%) OSPF
17 188 (33.04%) Fortinet
18 185 (32.51%) Service Delivery
19 184 (32.34%) Active Directory
20 177 (31.11%) Management Information System
21 175 (30.76%) Windows
22 173 (30.40%) Unix
23 172 (30.23%) IPsec
24 171 (30.05%) NetScaler
25 170 (29.88%) Python
26 168 (29.53%) FortiGate
27 165 (29.00%) Product Management
28 164 (28.82%) Network Management

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 36 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.04%) IIS
5 21 (3.69%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.70%) Apache
7 4 (0.70%) SAS
8 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) Jetty
Applications
1 35 (6.15%) MS Visio
2 30 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 132 (23.20%) Azure
2 105 (18.45%) Office 365
3 63 (11.07%) AWS
4 23 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (2.99%) SaaS
6 11 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.93%) GCP
7 8 (1.41%) G Suite
8 7 (1.23%) PaaS
9 6 (1.05%) IaaS
10 5 (0.88%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.70%) GitHub
12 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.18%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 264 (46.40%) WAN
2 255 (44.82%) VPN
3 244 (42.88%) DNS
4 206 (36.20%) MPLS
5 205 (36.03%) Network Security
6 203 (35.68%) Broadband
7 201 (35.33%) ADSL
8 199 (34.97%) BGP
8 199 (34.97%) Cisco ASA
9 196 (34.45%) OSPF
10 172 (30.23%) IPsec
11 171 (30.05%) NetScaler
12 159 (27.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 156 (27.42%) SMTP
14 152 (26.71%) RIP
15 122 (21.44%) Wireless
16 99 (17.40%) LAN
17 90 (15.82%) VoIP
18 85 (14.94%) DHCP
19 57 (10.02%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
1 4 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.35%) GitLab
3 2 (0.35%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (0.18%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.18%) RSpec
General
1 99 (17.40%) Telecoms
2 34 (5.98%) Finance
3 17 (2.99%) Retail
4 13 (2.28%) Banking
5 11 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.76%) Legal
6 10 (1.76%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.41%) Police
8 2 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 207 (36.38%) Network Engineer
2 141 (24.78%) Security Engineer
3 135 (23.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 113 (19.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 111 (19.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 106 (18.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 69 (12.13%) Analyst
8 63 (11.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 50 (8.79%) Technical Support
10 45 (7.91%) Support Analyst
10 45 (7.91%) Support Engineer
11 44 (7.73%) Technical Analyst
12 41 (7.21%) Technical Support Analyst
13 31 (5.45%) IT Engineer
13 31 (5.45%) IT Support
14 29 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
15 27 (4.75%) 1st Line Technical Support
16 26 (4.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
17 23 (4.04%) IT Manager
18 22 (3.87%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.64%) .NET
2 13 (2.28%) 802.1X
3 9 (1.58%) Middleware
4 3 (0.53%) XML
5 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.35%) HTML
5 2 (0.35%) JSP
5 2 (0.35%) RESTful
5 2 (0.35%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.35%) Servlets
5 2 (0.35%) SOAP
5 2 (0.35%) SPML
6 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.18%) LDAP
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 177 (31.11%) Management Information System
2 87 (15.29%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.62%) Public Cloud
4 27 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.46%) CCTV
7 11 (1.93%) CMDB
8 10 (1.76%) Replication
9 6 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (0.88%) Clustering
10 5 (0.88%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.70%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.53%) AS400
12 3 (0.53%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.53%) Handset
12 3 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.53%) SCADA
13 2 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 199 (34.97%) Linux
2 175 (30.76%) Windows
3 173 (30.40%) Unix
4 108 (18.98%) Windows Server
5 70 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (11.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (5.27%) Windows 8
9 24 (4.22%) Windows 10
10 12 (2.11%) CatOS
11 11 (1.93%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.70%) CentOS
13 2 (0.35%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (32.51%) Service Delivery
2 165 (29.00%) Product Management
3 164 (28.82%) Network Management
4 162 (28.47%) Change Control
5 155 (27.24%) Network Design
6 105 (18.45%) ITIL
7 79 (13.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 57 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (9.67%) Supplier Management
10 51 (8.96%) Information Security
11 37 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (6.50%) Project Delivery
12 33 (5.80%) Configuration Management
12 33 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
12 33 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
12 33 (5.80%) Security Operations
13 31 (5.45%) Presales
14 30 (5.27%) Change Management
15 29 (5.10%) Mentoring
16 27 (4.75%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 170 (29.88%) Python
2 157 (27.59%) Bash Shell
2 157 (27.59%) Perl
3 37 (6.50%) SQL
4 9 (1.58%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.23%) PHP
6 6 (1.05%) C
7 4 (0.70%) C#
7 4 (0.70%) Java
8 3 (0.53%) Ruby
9 2 (0.35%) BeanShell
9 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.35%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) Go
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 317 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
2 251 (44.11%) CCNA
3 239 (42.00%) CCNP
4 90 (15.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (11.95%) MCSE
6 47 (8.26%) MCITP
6 47 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (4.92%) CISSP
7 28 (4.92%) MCSA
8 19 (3.34%) GIAC
9 13 (2.28%) CCSE
9 13 (2.28%) CISM
10 10 (1.76%) CCSA
10 10 (1.76%) CCSP
10 10 (1.76%) Degree
11 8 (1.41%) CCIE
11 8 (1.41%) SANS
12 7 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (1.23%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.05%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (40.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 198 (34.80%) ISO 9001
3 26 (4.57%) SLA
4 15 (2.64%) PCI DSS
5 14 (2.46%) GDPR
6 11 (1.93%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (1.76%) NIST
8 9 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (1.41%) ISO 22301
10 6 (1.05%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (1.05%) COBIT
11 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 184 (32.34%) Active Directory
2 112 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (12.65%) Hyper-V
4 29 (5.10%) vSphere
5 16 (2.81%) XenApp
6 13 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.41%) VMware NSX
9 7 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.53%) Docker
11 2 (0.35%) Firmware
11 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.35%) vCloud
11 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
12 1 (0.18%) NFS
12 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 168 (29.53%) FortiGate
2 156 (27.42%) Nagios
3 40 (7.03%) WSUS
4 23 (4.04%) SCCM
5 15 (2.64%) Nessus
6 12 (2.11%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.93%) RANCID
8 6 (1.05%) Ansible
8 6 (1.05%) Puppet
8 6 (1.05%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.70%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.70%) SCOM
10 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.53%) Cacti
11 3 (0.53%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.53%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 387 (68.01%) Cisco
2 207 (36.38%) Microsoft
3 188 (33.04%) Fortinet
4 161 (28.30%) VMware
5 153 (26.89%) Palo Alto
6 88 (15.47%) Citrix
7 76 (13.36%) Meraki
8 51 (8.96%) Aruba
8 51 (8.96%) Polycom
9 42 (7.38%) Veeam
10 40 (7.03%) CheckPoint
11 25 (4.39%) Dell
11 25 (4.39%) Huawei
11 25 (4.39%) Juniper
12 17 (2.99%) HP
13 12 (2.11%) Brocade
13 12 (2.11%) Mitel
13 12 (2.11%) Siemens
14 11 (1.93%) Google
14 11 (1.93%) SonicWALL