Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 -20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 418 446 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.36% 4.17% 5.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.45% 27.91% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 364 422 575
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -6.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,050 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 1,329 1,598 1,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.85% 14.96% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,347 1,580
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,425 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £57,500 £55,000
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +3 289 £42,500 - 42
South Yorkshire +15 61 £32,500 -35.00% 11
North Yorkshire -8 59 £47,500 +18.75% 5
East Yorkshire +16 8 £36,176 +11.31%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 180 (43.06%) Cisco
2 144 (34.45%) Windows
3 123 (29.43%) Microsoft
4 115 (27.51%) VPN
5 114 (27.27%) VMware
6 112 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
6 112 (26.79%) Network Security
7 100 (23.92%) WAN
8 99 (23.68%) Wireless
9 92 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
10 88 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 87 (20.81%) Linux
12 86 (20.57%) ITIL
12 86 (20.57%) LAN
12 86 (20.57%) Finance
13 77 (18.42%) Information Security
13 77 (18.42%) DNS
14 74 (17.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 73 (17.46%) Windows Server
16 68 (16.27%) CCNP
17 65 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (14.35%) PCI DSS
18 60 (14.35%) TCP/IP
18 60 (14.35%) Office 365
19 59 (14.11%) Load Balancing
20 58 (13.88%) DHCP
21 57 (13.64%) CCNA
21 57 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
22 53 (12.68%) Degree
23 50 (11.96%) Citrix

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 (8.61%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.63%) IIS
5 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.44%) Apache
7 5 (1.20%) CMS
7 5 (1.20%) Confluence
7 5 (1.20%) JBoss
7 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.20%) WordPress
8 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.48%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (7.18%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.24%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 92 (22.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (14.35%) Office 365
3 57 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (9.09%) SaaS
5 34 (8.13%) IaaS
6 33 (7.89%) PaaS
7 23 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (27.51%) VPN
2 112 (26.79%) Network Security
3 100 (23.92%) WAN
4 99 (23.68%) Wireless
5 86 (20.57%) LAN
6 77 (18.42%) DNS
7 60 (14.35%) TCP/IP
8 58 (13.88%) DHCP
9 49 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (10.77%) SAN
11 44 (10.53%) VoIP
12 43 (10.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 36 (8.61%) VLAN
14 33 (7.89%) IPsec
14 33 (7.89%) OSPF
15 31 (7.42%) MPLS
16 29 (6.94%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (5.98%) BGP
17 25 (5.98%) VPLS
18 21 (5.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.39%) MySQL
3 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.72%) RavenDB
4 3 (0.72%) Redis
4 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.24%) Firebird
6 1 (0.24%) Power BI
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.91%) JIRA
3 7 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.96%) Hudson
4 4 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.96%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.72%) Subversion
5 3 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
General
1 86 (20.57%) Finance
2 22 (5.26%) Retail
3 15 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.67%) Marketing
5 5 (1.20%) Banking
5 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.48%) Law
6 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 54 (12.92%) Analyst
3 45 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (9.81%) Security Specialist
5 39 (9.33%) Network Specialist
6 37 (8.85%) Support Engineer
7 35 (8.37%) Cisco Engineer
7 35 (8.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 35 (8.37%) Security Analyst
8 31 (7.42%) Network Security Specialist
9 27 (6.46%) IT Engineer
10 24 (5.74%) Security Engineer
11 23 (5.50%) IT Support
12 22 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 22 (5.26%) Team Leader
13 21 (5.02%) IT Support Engineer
13 21 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
14 20 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 20 (4.78%) Architect
14 20 (4.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.63%) Middleware
1 11 (2.63%) Node.js
2 10 (2.39%) LAMP
2 10 (2.39%) Web Services
3 8 (1.91%) .NET
3 8 (1.91%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.20%) REST
6 4 (0.96%) CSS
6 4 (0.96%) JSON
6 4 (0.96%) Laravel
7 3 (0.72%) SOAP
7 3 (0.72%) XML
8 2 (0.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 30 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.02%) Driving Licence
4 20 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.35%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.63%) EPoS
6 11 (2.63%) User Experience
7 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 7 (1.67%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.20%) Replication
9 4 (0.96%) Clustering
9 4 (0.96%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.96%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.72%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Fintech
11 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 144 (34.45%) Windows
2 87 (20.81%) Linux
3 73 (17.46%) Windows Server
4 35 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.50%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.31%) Windows 10
8 15 (3.59%) Unix
9 11 (2.63%) AIX
9 11 (2.63%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.39%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.44%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.20%) CentOS
14 4 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.72%) HPUX
15 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.48%) Android
16 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.57%) ITIL
2 77 (18.42%) Information Security
3 59 (14.11%) Load Balancing
4 46 (11.00%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (10.05%) Security Operations
6 37 (8.85%) Network Design
6 37 (8.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 36 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
8 35 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (8.37%) Vulnerability Management
9 33 (7.89%) SIEM
10 30 (7.18%) DevOps
10 30 (7.18%) Penetration Testing
11 27 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (6.22%) Configuration Management
13 25 (5.98%) Risk Management
14 22 (5.26%) Network Management
14 22 (5.26%) Project Management
15 21 (5.02%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.42%) Python
2 30 (7.18%) SQL
3 28 (6.70%) Ruby
4 20 (4.78%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.59%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.63%) Perl
7 8 (1.91%) C
7 8 (1.91%) C#
7 8 (1.91%) C++
8 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.20%) Java
9 5 (1.20%) PHP
10 4 (0.96%) Go
11 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (16.27%) CCNP
3 57 (13.64%) CCNA
4 53 (12.68%) Degree
5 37 (8.85%) CISSP
6 34 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (5.50%) CCIE
8 21 (5.02%) MCSE
9 14 (3.35%) CISM
10 10 (2.39%) MCSA
11 9 (2.15%) JNCIA
11 9 (2.15%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.91%) CCDA
12 8 (1.91%) JNCIS
12 8 (1.91%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (1.44%) MCP
13 6 (1.44%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.20%) CISA
14 5 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (17.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (14.35%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.55%) GDPR
4 13 (3.11%) SLA
5 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) GLP
8 1 (0.24%) GMP
8 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 88 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 65 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.02%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (4.07%) XenApp
6 15 (3.59%) vSphere
7 14 (3.35%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.39%) Docker
8 10 (2.39%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.91%) FreeRADIUS
10 6 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.72%) XenServer
13 2 (0.48%) iptables
13 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.48%) Samba
13 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (5.26%) SCCM
2 18 (4.31%) Nessus
3 16 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (3.35%) Puppet
4 14 (3.35%) SmoothWall
5 12 (2.87%) SCOM
6 11 (2.63%) Terraform
7 10 (2.39%) SCDPM
8 8 (1.91%) Ansible
8 8 (1.91%) FortiGate
8 8 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.44%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.20%) Nagios
11 4 (0.96%) Graphite
11 4 (0.96%) Opsview
11 4 (0.96%) Packer
11 4 (0.96%) Plesk
11 4 (0.96%) Salt
11 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 180 (43.06%) Cisco
2 123 (29.43%) Microsoft
3 114 (27.27%) VMware
4 50 (11.96%) Citrix
4 50 (11.96%) Juniper
5 42 (10.05%) CheckPoint
6 32 (7.66%) Avaya
7 30 (7.18%) Genesys
7 30 (7.18%) Verint
8 29 (6.94%) F5
8 29 (6.94%) Google
9 25 (5.98%) HP
10 22 (5.26%) Dell
11 21 (5.02%) McAfee
12 19 (4.55%) Qualys
13 17 (4.07%) Palo Alto
14 14 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (3.11%) SolarWinds
16 11 (2.63%) Aruba
16 11 (2.63%) Meraki