Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 502 512 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.12% 4.64% 4.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.57% 28.91% 28.56%
Number of salaries quoted 456 463 515
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,150 £27,200
90th Percentile £60,625 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1590 1771 2195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.20% 16.06% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1473 1796
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +5 382 £42,500 +6.25% 21
North Yorkshire +29 72 £40,000 -15.79% 1
South Yorkshire +11 48 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Yorkshire +2 7 £35,500 - 2
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 314 (62.55%) Cisco
2 204 (40.64%) VMware
3 200 (39.84%) Cisco Certification
4 194 (38.65%) Windows
5 183 (36.45%) Microsoft
6 163 (32.47%) CCNA
7 156 (31.08%) ITIL
8 151 (30.08%) LAN
9 137 (27.29%) WAN
10 133 (26.49%) Active Directory
11 129 (25.70%) VPN
12 128 (25.50%) CCNP
13 127 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 119 (23.71%) Windows Server
15 117 (23.31%) Linux
16 107 (21.31%) Wireless
17 100 (19.92%) Load Balancing
18 95 (18.92%) Network Security
19 92 (18.33%) VoIP
20 82 (16.33%) Finance
20 82 (16.33%) MPLS
20 82 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
21 76 (15.14%) Avaya
21 76 (15.14%) MS Exchange
22 72 (14.34%) DNS
23 71 (14.14%) OSPF
23 71 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
24 70 (13.94%) VLAN
25 66 (13.15%) TCP/IP
26 65 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012

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 76 (15.14%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (3.78%) Apache
4 15 (2.99%) IIS
5 13 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.39%) nginx
7 9 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.20%) CMS
10 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.60%) Jetty
12 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.20%) JBoss
14 1 (0.20%) SAS
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.58%) Office 365
4 14 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (2.19%) SaaS
7 6 (1.20%) IaaS
8 5 (1.00%) PaaS
9 3 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.40%) Force.com
11 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.20%) Boomi
11 1 (0.20%) G Suite
11 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 151 (30.08%) LAN
2 137 (27.29%) WAN
3 129 (25.70%) VPN
4 107 (21.31%) Wireless
5 95 (18.92%) Network Security
6 92 (18.33%) VoIP
7 82 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (16.33%) MPLS
8 72 (14.34%) DNS
9 71 (14.14%) OSPF
10 70 (13.94%) VLAN
11 66 (13.15%) TCP/IP
12 63 (12.55%) SAN
13 52 (10.36%) BGP
13 52 (10.36%) DHCP
14 48 (9.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 43 (8.57%) EIGRP
16 33 (6.57%) Ethernet
17 25 (4.98%) WLAN
18 24 (4.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.58%) MySQL
3 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.20%) OLAP
8 1 (0.20%) OLTP
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.60%) Subversion
4 2 (0.40%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.40%) Hudson
4 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.20%) JMeter
5 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.20%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 82 (16.33%) Finance
2 44 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.39%) Retail
4 11 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.39%) Marketing
6 4 (0.80%) Banking
6 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Automotive
8 2 (0.40%) Games
8 2 (0.40%) Local Government
8 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (20.92%) Network Engineer
2 86 (17.13%) Analyst
3 69 (13.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 52 (10.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 43 (8.57%) IT Engineer
6 42 (8.37%) Support Engineer
7 41 (8.17%) Security Analyst
8 40 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 38 (7.57%) Security Engineer
10 34 (6.77%) Administrator
10 34 (6.77%) Network Analyst
10 34 (6.77%) Network Operations Engineer
10 34 (6.77%) Operations Engineer
11 33 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
12 32 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 32 (6.37%) IT Analyst
12 32 (6.37%) IT Support
12 32 (6.37%) Team Leader
13 29 (5.78%) Architect
14 23 (4.58%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.00%) CSS
2 5 (1.00%) Middleware
3 4 (0.80%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (0.80%) LAMP
3 4 (0.80%) Web Services
4 3 (0.60%) HTML
4 3 (0.60%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.40%) jQuery
5 2 (0.40%) JSON
5 2 (0.40%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.20%) Laravel
6 1 (0.20%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) WCF
6 1 (0.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.75%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.59%) Replication
4 17 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.39%) iPad
8 6 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.00%) Clustering
9 5 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.60%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.60%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.40%) NHS
12 2 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 194 (38.65%) Windows
2 119 (23.71%) Windows Server
3 117 (23.31%) Linux
4 71 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (7.37%) Windows 7
7 31 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (5.58%) Windows 10
9 24 (4.78%) Unix
9 24 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (4.58%) Windows 8
11 16 (3.19%) CentOS
12 14 (2.79%) Ubuntu
12 14 (2.79%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.19%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.39%) HPUX
15 5 (1.00%) Debian
16 3 (0.60%) AIX
16 3 (0.60%) Android
16 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (31.08%) ITIL
2 100 (19.92%) Load Balancing
3 51 (10.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 51 (10.16%) Information Security
4 48 (9.56%) High Availability
5 40 (7.97%) Problem Management
6 36 (7.17%) Project Management
7 35 (6.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 29 (5.78%) Mentoring
9 24 (4.78%) DevOps
10 23 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (4.38%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (4.38%) SIEM
12 21 (4.18%) Configuration Management
13 20 (3.98%) Fault Analysis
13 20 (3.98%) Network Design
13 20 (3.98%) Network Management
14 19 (3.78%) ITIL V3
14 19 (3.78%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (3.78%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.18%) SQL
2 29 (5.78%) Python
3 16 (3.19%) Bash Shell
4 14 (2.79%) PowerShell
5 13 (2.59%) Ruby
6 12 (2.39%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.39%) Java
8 6 (1.20%) C
8 6 (1.20%) Perl
9 5 (1.00%) C#
9 5 (1.00%) PHP
10 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.40%) C++
11 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 200 (39.84%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (32.47%) CCNA
3 128 (25.50%) CCNP
4 52 (10.36%) CCIE
5 44 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (8.57%) Degree
7 33 (6.57%) MCSE
8 30 (5.98%) CCDA
9 20 (3.98%) CISSP
10 17 (3.39%) CISM
10 17 (3.39%) MCSA
11 16 (3.19%) CCIP
12 14 (2.79%) CEH
13 13 (2.59%) MCITP
14 12 (2.39%) Security Cleared
15 11 (2.19%) CCSP
15 11 (2.19%) CISA
16 10 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (1.99%) SC Cleared
17 8 (1.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.18%) PCI DSS
2 30 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.59%) SLA
4 7 (1.39%) GDPR
5 5 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.40%) QA
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.40%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 133 (26.49%) Active Directory
2 127 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.17%) vSphere
5 20 (3.98%) Docker
6 16 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (2.19%) iptables
9 10 (1.99%) Varnish
10 9 (1.79%) GlusterFS
10 9 (1.79%) OpenSIPS
11 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.39%) VMware NSX
12 6 (1.20%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.00%) Firmware
13 5 (1.00%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.80%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.80%) XenApp
15 3 (0.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (5.98%) Puppet
2 19 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.59%) Ansible
4 15 (2.99%) SCCM
5 14 (2.79%) Kubernetes
5 14 (2.79%) WSUS
6 10 (1.99%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.79%) HAProxy
8 8 (1.59%) vCenter Server
9 7 (1.39%) Nagios
10 6 (1.20%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.00%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.00%) Nessus
11 5 (1.00%) WMI
12 4 (0.80%) Salt
12 4 (0.80%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.60%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.60%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.60%) SCOM
14 2 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 314 (62.55%) Cisco
2 204 (40.64%) VMware
3 183 (36.45%) Microsoft
4 76 (15.14%) Avaya
5 55 (10.96%) HP
6 46 (9.16%) CheckPoint
7 43 (8.57%) Brocade
8 41 (8.17%) Genesys
8 41 (8.17%) Verint
9 40 (7.97%) F5
10 36 (7.17%) Citrix
10 36 (7.17%) Juniper
11 34 (6.77%) Dell
12 28 (5.58%) Red Hat
13 24 (4.78%) Veeam
14 22 (4.38%) Palo Alto
15 21 (4.18%) Google
16 15 (2.99%) NetApp
17 13 (2.59%) SonicWALL
17 13 (2.59%) Splunk