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

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 434 482 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.50% 4.45% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.12% 29.44% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 374 421 500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £38,789 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.99% -3.03% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,825 £22,750 £26,925
90th Percentile £60,875 £54,000 £57,500
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 1,351 1,637 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.99% 15.10% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,143 1,365 1,630
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 19 January 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 January 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 -2 355 £42,500 +11.84% 40
North Yorkshire +16 47 £52,500 +7.69% 12
South Yorkshire +3 32 £41,250 +17.86% 11
East Yorkshire -2 3 £37,500 +33.93% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 282 (64.98%) Cisco
2 185 (42.63%) Windows
2 185 (42.63%) VMware
3 169 (38.94%) Cisco Certification
4 158 (36.41%) Microsoft
5 153 (35.25%) ITIL
6 135 (31.11%) LAN
7 133 (30.65%) WAN
8 129 (29.72%) CCNA
9 118 (27.19%) CCNP
10 117 (26.96%) Wireless
11 113 (26.04%) VPN
12 105 (24.19%) Active Directory
13 100 (23.04%) Finance
14 99 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 97 (22.35%) Windows Server
16 95 (21.89%) Load Balancing
17 92 (21.20%) Network Security
18 87 (20.05%) Linux
19 81 (18.66%) Avaya
20 78 (17.97%) VoIP
21 75 (17.28%) MPLS
22 69 (15.90%) DNS
23 68 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
24 67 (15.44%) TCP/IP
25 61 (14.06%) VLAN
26 57 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
26 57 (13.13%) OSPF
27 56 (12.90%) CCIE
28 55 (12.67%) MS Exchange

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 55 (12.67%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.53%) Apache
3 11 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.84%) IIS
4 8 (1.84%) nginx
5 6 (1.38%) CMS
5 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.45%) Office 365
2 39 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.38%) IaaS
5 17 (3.92%) SaaS
6 16 (3.69%) PaaS
7 15 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.23%) Boomi
13 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 135 (31.11%) LAN
2 133 (30.65%) WAN
3 117 (26.96%) Wireless
4 113 (26.04%) VPN
5 92 (21.20%) Network Security
6 78 (17.97%) VoIP
7 75 (17.28%) MPLS
8 69 (15.90%) DNS
9 68 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
10 67 (15.44%) TCP/IP
11 61 (14.06%) VLAN
12 57 (13.13%) OSPF
13 54 (12.44%) SAN
14 42 (9.68%) BGP
15 35 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (8.06%) EIGRP
16 34 (7.83%) DHCP
17 27 (6.22%) Ethernet
17 27 (6.22%) IPsec
18 26 (5.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.92%) MySQL
3 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.46%) Power BI
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.23%) OLAP
6 1 (0.23%) OLTP
6 1 (0.23%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.92%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.69%) Hudson
3 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.69%) JIRA
4 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.23%) Subversion
5 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 100 (23.04%) Finance
2 32 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.30%) Retail
4 7 (1.61%) Marketing
5 6 (1.38%) Banking
5 6 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.92%) Law
8 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Local Government
9 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (26.50%) Network Engineer
2 69 (15.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 57 (13.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 53 (12.21%) Analyst
5 40 (9.22%) Network Operations Engineer
5 40 (9.22%) Operations Engineer
6 36 (8.29%) Architect
7 35 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (7.83%) Security Engineer
9 31 (7.14%) IT Engineer
9 31 (7.14%) Security Analyst
9 31 (7.14%) Team Leader
10 29 (6.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 28 (6.45%) Support Engineer
12 27 (6.22%) Network Specialist
13 25 (5.76%) Network Security Engineer
14 21 (4.84%) IT Analyst
15 20 (4.61%) Administrator
16 19 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
17 18 (4.15%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.00%) .NET
2 10 (2.30%) Web Services
3 6 (1.38%) Middleware
4 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (1.15%) CSS
5 4 (0.92%) LAMP
6 2 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (0.46%) HTML
6 2 (0.46%) jQuery
7 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.23%) JSON
7 1 (0.23%) Laravel
7 1 (0.23%) Node.js
7 1 (0.23%) REST
7 1 (0.23%) RESTful
7 1 (0.23%) WCF
7 1 (0.23%) WF
7 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.60%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.23%) Replication
4 13 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (2.53%) PKI
7 9 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.38%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.92%) BYOD
10 4 (0.92%) iPad
10 4 (0.92%) NHS
11 3 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.46%) Clustering
12 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.46%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Licensing
12 2 (0.46%) PlayStation
13 1 (0.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 185 (42.63%) Windows
2 97 (22.35%) Windows Server
3 87 (20.05%) Linux
4 57 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 22 (5.07%) Windows 10
8 20 (4.61%) Unix
9 15 (3.46%) CentOS
10 14 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.53%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.07%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.38%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.15%) AIX
16 4 (0.92%) HPUX
17 2 (0.46%) Android
17 2 (0.46%) Debian
18 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (35.25%) ITIL
2 95 (21.89%) Load Balancing
3 55 (12.67%) Information Security
4 44 (10.14%) Problem Management
4 44 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 41 (9.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (8.29%) Network Design
7 35 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (6.91%) Project Management
9 29 (6.68%) High Availability
9 29 (6.68%) Kalman Filter
9 29 (6.68%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (6.22%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.99%) SIEM
12 24 (5.53%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (5.07%) Network Architecture
14 21 (4.84%) Presales
15 17 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (3.92%) Patch Management
15 17 (3.92%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.37%) SQL
2 15 (3.46%) Python
3 12 (2.76%) Bash Shell
4 11 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 8 (1.84%) Ruby
6 7 (1.61%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.38%) C
8 5 (1.15%) C#
9 4 (0.92%) Java
9 4 (0.92%) PHP
9 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.69%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.46%) Perl
12 1 (0.23%) C++
12 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 169 (38.94%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (29.72%) CCNA
3 118 (27.19%) CCNP
4 56 (12.90%) CCIE
5 46 (10.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (10.37%) Degree
7 38 (8.76%) MCSE
8 35 (8.06%) CCDA
9 28 (6.45%) CISSP
10 25 (5.76%) CISM
11 19 (4.38%) CISA
12 18 (4.15%) MCSA
13 16 (3.69%) CEH
14 14 (3.23%) SANS
15 11 (2.53%) CISMP
15 11 (2.53%) MCITP
16 10 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (2.07%) CCIP
18 8 (1.84%) MCP
18 8 (1.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 31 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.00%) SLA
4 9 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (2.07%) GDPR
5 6 (1.38%) ISO 31000
6 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.69%) QA
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.46%) PMO
8 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 105 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 99 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 33 (7.60%) vSphere
5 11 (2.53%) Docker
6 10 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.84%) XenApp
9 7 (1.61%) OpenSIPS
9 7 (1.61%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.38%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.15%) Firmware
11 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.92%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.92%) iptables
12 4 (0.92%) Varnish
13 3 (0.69%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (3.92%) Puppet
2 14 (3.23%) SCCM
2 14 (3.23%) WSUS
3 12 (2.76%) Nessus
4 10 (2.30%) Ansible
4 10 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.07%) vCenter Server
6 8 (1.84%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.61%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.61%) SCOM
8 6 (1.38%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.38%) Nagios
9 4 (0.92%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.92%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.92%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.69%) Packer
10 3 (0.69%) Terraform
11 2 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 282 (64.98%) Cisco
2 185 (42.63%) VMware
3 158 (36.41%) Microsoft
4 81 (18.66%) Avaya
5 50 (11.52%) Genesys
5 50 (11.52%) Verint
6 46 (10.60%) HP
7 42 (9.68%) F5
8 38 (8.76%) Citrix
9 37 (8.53%) CheckPoint
9 37 (8.53%) Juniper
10 35 (8.06%) Brocade
11 29 (6.68%) Dell
12 25 (5.76%) Palo Alto
13 20 (4.61%) SolarWinds
14 19 (4.38%) Veeam
15 16 (3.69%) Google
16 15 (3.46%) Meraki
17 14 (3.23%) Aruba
17 14 (3.23%) SonicWALL