Period
to 19 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 310 346 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.14% 4.69% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.13% 29.22% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 264 305 374
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,750 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.23% -7.23% +6.99%
10th Percentile £21,475 £20,600 £26,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,875
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 813 1,184 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.47% 16.05% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 681 974 1,143
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,075 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 19 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +18 186 £45,000 +12.50% 47
North Yorkshire 0 80 £42,500 +30.77% 18
South Yorkshire +4 30 £44,500 +15.58% 4
East Yorkshire +18 8 £37,500 +59.57%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 155 (50.00%) Windows
2 139 (44.84%) Cisco
3 134 (43.23%) Microsoft
4 109 (35.16%) Azure
5 102 (32.90%) Active Directory
6 98 (31.61%) VMware
7 91 (29.35%) Office 365
8 83 (26.77%) WAN
9 81 (26.13%) Windows Server
10 78 (25.16%) VPN
11 74 (23.87%) LAN
12 69 (22.26%) Cisco Certification
13 66 (21.29%) ITIL
13 66 (21.29%) Hyper-V
14 62 (20.00%) DNS
15 60 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 56 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 56 (18.06%) DHCP
17 54 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (17.10%) Wireless
19 52 (16.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 49 (15.81%) Information Security
21 48 (15.48%) AWS
22 47 (15.16%) TCP/IP
22 47 (15.16%) CCNP
23 42 (13.55%) SQL Server
24 40 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
24 40 (12.90%) Presales
25 39 (12.58%) Wi-Fi
26 38 (12.26%) SAN

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 (8.39%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.19%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.23%) IIS
6 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) Apache
8 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Jetty
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (9.03%) MS Visio
2 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 109 (35.16%) Azure
2 91 (29.35%) Office 365
3 48 (15.48%) AWS
4 20 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (4.19%) G Suite
5 13 (4.19%) GCP
6 11 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.55%) SaaS
7 5 (1.61%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.29%) IaaS
8 4 (1.29%) PaaS
9 3 (0.97%) GitHub
10 2 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.32%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 83 (26.77%) WAN
2 78 (25.16%) VPN
3 74 (23.87%) LAN
4 62 (20.00%) DNS
5 56 (18.06%) DHCP
6 53 (17.10%) Wireless
7 47 (15.16%) TCP/IP
8 39 (12.58%) Wi-Fi
9 38 (12.26%) SAN
10 33 (10.65%) VoIP
11 27 (8.71%) MPLS
12 25 (8.06%) BGP
13 23 (7.42%) VLAN
14 22 (7.10%) Network Security
14 22 (7.10%) OSPF
15 20 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (6.45%) Internet
16 13 (4.19%) Skype
17 12 (3.87%) Cisco IOS
17 12 (3.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.65%) GitLab
2 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.32%) RSpec
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.32%) WinDbg
General
1 34 (10.97%) Telecoms
2 25 (8.06%) Finance
3 16 (5.16%) Public Sector
4 15 (4.84%) Retail
5 10 (3.23%) Legal
6 8 (2.58%) Banking
6 8 (2.58%) Police
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (10.97%) Analyst
3 32 (10.32%) Network Engineer
4 27 (8.71%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.39%) IT Support
6 24 (7.74%) Technical Engineer
7 23 (7.42%) IT Manager
8 22 (7.10%) Architect
9 21 (6.77%) IT Engineer
10 20 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
11 17 (5.48%) Junior
12 15 (4.84%) Junior Technical Engineer
12 15 (4.84%) Operations Manager
12 15 (4.84%) Presales Engineer
13 14 (4.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (4.52%) Team Leader
14 13 (4.19%) Consultant
14 13 (4.19%) IT Support Engineer
15 12 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
16 10 (3.23%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.52%) .NET
2 8 (2.58%) Middleware
3 5 (1.61%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.97%) XML
5 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.65%) HTML
5 2 (0.65%) JSP
5 2 (0.65%) RESTful
5 2 (0.65%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.65%) Servlets
5 2 (0.65%) SOAP
5 2 (0.65%) SPML
6 1 (0.32%) LDAP
6 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.35%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.77%) Public Cloud
4 20 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.81%) CCTV
6 17 (5.48%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.26%) Clustering
7 7 (2.26%) Replication
8 6 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.61%) CMDB
9 5 (1.61%) NHS
10 4 (1.29%) AS400
10 4 (1.29%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.29%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.97%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.97%) SCADA
12 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 155 (50.00%) Windows
2 81 (26.13%) Windows Server
3 56 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (10.00%) Linux
5 31 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (8.39%) Windows 8
7 21 (6.77%) Windows 10
8 12 (3.87%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.23%) Unix
10 4 (1.29%) CatOS
11 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 2 (0.65%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) Debian
13 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.29%) ITIL
2 52 (16.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (15.81%) Information Security
4 40 (12.90%) Presales
5 38 (12.26%) Mentoring
6 31 (10.00%) Project Delivery
7 29 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (8.39%) Service Delivery
10 25 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 25 (8.06%) Kalman Filter
11 24 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (7.74%) Security Operations
12 21 (6.77%) Change Management
13 20 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (6.45%) Patch Management
13 20 (6.45%) Server Management
13 20 (6.45%) Web Filtering
14 19 (6.13%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (6.13%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.42%) SQL
2 6 (1.94%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.61%) PHP
3 5 (1.61%) Python
4 3 (0.97%) C
4 3 (0.97%) Java
5 2 (0.65%) BeanShell
5 2 (0.65%) C#
5 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.65%) Perl
5 2 (0.65%) Ruby
5 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (22.26%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (15.16%) CCNP
3 40 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (10.97%) CCNA
5 30 (9.68%) CISSP
6 27 (8.71%) MCSA
7 22 (7.10%) CISM
8 19 (6.13%) MCSE
9 18 (5.81%) Degree
10 17 (5.48%) GIAC
11 8 (2.58%) CCSE
12 7 (2.26%) SANS
13 5 (1.61%) CCDP
13 5 (1.61%) CCIE
13 5 (1.61%) CCSA
13 5 (1.61%) CCSP
13 5 (1.61%) MCITP
14 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (6.77%) SLA
3 14 (4.52%) GDPR
4 11 (3.55%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.90%) NIST
6 8 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (1.94%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.97%) COBIT
10 2 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.32%) GLBA
11 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 102 (32.90%) Active Directory
2 66 (21.29%) Hyper-V
3 60 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (7.42%) vSphere
5 10 (3.23%) XenApp
6 9 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.29%) vCloud
9 3 (0.97%) Docker
9 3 (0.97%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.65%) Firmware
10 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.32%) KVM
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 27 (8.71%) WSUS
2 20 (6.45%) SCCM
3 9 (2.90%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (2.58%) Nessus
5 5 (1.61%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.29%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.29%) Nmap
6 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.29%) Puppet
6 4 (1.29%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.97%) Ansible
7 3 (0.97%) Nagios
7 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.65%) Cacti
8 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.65%) SCOM
8 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.65%) Terraform
8 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 139 (44.84%) Cisco
2 134 (43.23%) Microsoft
3 98 (31.61%) VMware
4 33 (10.65%) Veeam
5 31 (10.00%) Citrix
6 21 (6.77%) CheckPoint
7 19 (6.13%) Palo Alto
8 15 (4.84%) Google
8 15 (4.84%) Meraki
9 14 (4.52%) Dell
9 14 (4.52%) Symantec
10 13 (4.19%) Juniper
11 10 (3.23%) HP
11 10 (3.23%) SonicWALL
12 9 (2.90%) NetApp
13 8 (2.58%) Huawei
14 7 (2.26%) Avaya
14 7 (2.26%) F5
14 7 (2.26%) Fortinet
15 6 (1.94%) Siemens