Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 27 66
Rank change year-on-year -23 +39 -17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 152 473 325
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.61% 7.13% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.54% 42.27% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 180 325 296
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +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 552 1,119 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.74% 16.86% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 439 857 1,029
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,671 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.64% +1.68% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +9 100 £48,750 +8.33% 25
South Yorkshire +11 30 £55,000 +25.00% 13
North Yorkshire -48 16 £30,000 -20.00% 4
East Yorkshire -1 3 £27,750 -41.58%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 73 (48.03%) Windows
2 72 (47.37%) Azure
3 67 (44.08%) Microsoft
4 61 (40.13%) Cisco
5 56 (36.84%) WAN
6 55 (36.18%) Office 365
7 54 (35.53%) Active Directory
8 53 (34.87%) LAN
9 51 (33.55%) Windows Server
10 46 (30.26%) VMware
11 44 (28.95%) DNS
12 37 (24.34%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
13 36 (23.68%) VPN
14 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (21.05%) MPLS
15 32 (21.05%) CCNP
16 31 (20.39%) DHCP
17 28 (18.42%) Wireless
18 26 (17.11%) ITIL
18 26 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 23 (15.13%) AWS
20 22 (14.47%) Hyper-V
20 22 (14.47%) Network Security
20 22 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
21 20 (13.16%) Linux
21 20 (13.16%) BGP
22 19 (12.50%) CCNA
22 19 (12.50%) Information Security
22 19 (12.50%) SIEM

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 11 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.95%) IIS
4 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 72 (47.37%) Azure
2 55 (36.18%) Office 365
3 23 (15.13%) AWS
4 22 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (7.89%) SaaS
6 7 (4.61%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (4.61%) OneDrive
6 7 (4.61%) Route 53
7 5 (3.29%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.29%) PaaS
8 3 (1.97%) IaaS
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.32%) Serverless
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 56 (36.84%) WAN
2 53 (34.87%) LAN
3 44 (28.95%) DNS
4 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
4 36 (23.68%) VPN
5 32 (21.05%) MPLS
6 31 (20.39%) DHCP
7 28 (18.42%) Wireless
8 22 (14.47%) Network Security
9 20 (13.16%) BGP
10 16 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (10.53%) VLAN
11 14 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (8.55%) SAN
12 13 (8.55%) VoIP
13 10 (6.58%) OSPF
14 9 (5.92%) Cisco Firepower
14 9 (5.92%) WLAN
15 8 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (4.61%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.32%) GoCD
General
1 7 (4.61%) Finance
1 7 (4.61%) Law
2 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.97%) Marketing
3 3 (1.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Games
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (22.37%) Network Engineer
2 20 (13.16%) Administrator
3 19 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.53%) Analyst
4 16 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) Network Support
5 12 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) IT Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Senior Security Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Architect
8 8 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.95%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) Web Services
2 4 (2.63%) WebRTC
3 2 (1.32%) Kafka
3 2 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (9.87%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.21%) Cyberattack
4 13 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.55%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.95%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.63%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.97%) Replication
7 3 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.66%) Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 73 (48.03%) Windows
2 51 (33.55%) Windows Server
3 20 (13.16%) Linux
4 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.55%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.24%) Windows 10
7 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.97%) Unix
11 1 (0.66%) AIX
11 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 26 (17.11%) ITIL
2 19 (12.50%) Information Security
2 19 (12.50%) SIEM
3 15 (9.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.87%) Incident Management
4 14 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (9.21%) Threat Intelligence
5 13 (8.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 13 (8.55%) Use Case
6 12 (7.89%) Event Correlation
7 11 (7.24%) Network Design
8 10 (6.58%) Dashboard Development
9 9 (5.92%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (5.26%) Migration
10 8 (5.26%) Service Management
11 7 (4.61%) Change Management
11 7 (4.61%) Network Architecture
11 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.53%) SQL
2 12 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.95%) Ruby
4 4 (2.63%) Elixir
4 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
5 3 (1.97%) Python
6 2 (1.32%) Go
6 2 (1.32%) Java
7 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.66%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (24.34%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (21.05%) CCNP
3 19 (12.50%) CCNA
4 6 (3.95%) CISSP
5 5 (3.29%) CISM
5 5 (3.29%) Degree
6 4 (2.63%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.97%) CCIE
7 3 (1.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (1.97%) MCSE
7 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.32%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.66%) CEH
9 1 (0.66%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.66%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.66%) GCIH
9 1 (0.66%) MCSA
9 1 (0.66%) MCSD
9 1 (0.66%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) SLA
2 11 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 7 (4.61%) PCI DSS
5 5 (3.29%) GDPR
5 5 (3.29%) NIST
6 4 (2.63%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.66%) COBIT
8 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 54 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.97%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.32%) Docker
6 2 (1.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) SCCM
2 6 (3.95%) Terraform
3 5 (3.29%) WSUS
4 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.97%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.97%) PaperCut
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco CME
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.32%) Marathon
6 2 (1.32%) Mesos
6 2 (1.32%) Nessus
6 2 (1.32%) Packer
6 2 (1.32%) Puppet
6 2 (1.32%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.66%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (44.08%) Microsoft
2 61 (40.13%) Cisco
3 46 (30.26%) VMware
4 14 (9.21%) Palo Alto
5 13 (8.55%) HP
5 13 (8.55%) Juniper
5 13 (8.55%) Meraki
6 11 (7.24%) Fortinet
7 10 (6.58%) SonicWALL
8 9 (5.92%) Veeam
9 8 (5.26%) Citrix
9 8 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.26%) WatchGuard
10 7 (4.61%) Dell
10 7 (4.61%) Sophos
11 5 (3.29%) Brocade
11 5 (3.29%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.29%) F5
11 5 (3.29%) NetApp
12 4 (2.63%) Riverbed