Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 34 69
Rank change year-on-year -12 +35 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 278 501 409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.75% 6.79% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.32% 38.84% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 246 417 353
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +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 787 1,290 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.46% 17.48% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 644 1,032 1,069
Median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -15 157 £50,000 +33.33% 22
North Yorkshire -10 80 £45,000 +38.46% 4
South Yorkshire +9 34 £42,500 -10.53% 5
East Yorkshire +15 4 £65,000 +36.84%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 114 (41.01%) Windows
2 113 (40.65%) Cisco
3 101 (36.33%) WAN
4 94 (33.81%) Microsoft
5 92 (33.09%) Azure
6 87 (31.29%) LAN
7 77 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
7 77 (27.70%) VMware
7 77 (27.70%) Office 365
8 61 (21.94%) VPN
9 56 (20.14%) Wireless
10 55 (19.78%) Active Directory
11 51 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 50 (17.99%) Information Security
13 47 (16.91%) CCNA
13 47 (16.91%) Windows Server
14 46 (16.55%) VoIP
14 46 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 43 (15.47%) CCNP
15 43 (15.47%) TCP/IP
16 39 (14.03%) Hyper-V
17 36 (12.95%) DNS
18 35 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (12.59%) SAN
18 35 (12.59%) Data Centre
19 33 (11.87%) Citrix
19 33 (11.87%) DHCP
19 33 (11.87%) ITIL
20 32 (11.51%) SQL Server
21 31 (11.15%) AWS

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 5 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.44%) IIS
2 4 (1.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.76%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.44%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (33.09%) Azure
2 77 (27.70%) Office 365
3 31 (11.15%) AWS
4 13 (4.68%) GCP
5 9 (3.24%) G Suite
5 9 (3.24%) IaaS
6 8 (2.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 7 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.52%) PaaS
7 7 (2.52%) SaaS
8 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.08%) GitHub
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 101 (36.33%) WAN
2 87 (31.29%) LAN
3 61 (21.94%) VPN
4 56 (20.14%) Wireless
5 46 (16.55%) VoIP
6 43 (15.47%) TCP/IP
7 36 (12.95%) DNS
8 35 (12.59%) SAN
9 33 (11.87%) DHCP
10 29 (10.43%) BGP
11 27 (9.71%) Network Security
11 27 (9.71%) VLAN
12 23 (8.27%) Internet
12 23 (8.27%) IP Telephony
12 23 (8.27%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (7.91%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (7.91%) MPLS
14 21 (7.55%) OSPF
15 19 (6.83%) Cisco ISE
16 14 (5.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.36%) Informix
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
2 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
1 3 (1.08%) GitLab
1 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (8.99%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.12%) Retail
4 14 (5.04%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.52%) Legal
6 3 (1.08%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (16.91%) Analyst
2 39 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (9.71%) Network Engineer
4 24 (8.63%) Systems Engineer
5 23 (8.27%) Architect
6 19 (6.83%) IT Engineer
6 19 (6.83%) Security Analyst
7 18 (6.47%) IT Support
8 16 (5.76%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.04%) Network Analyst
9 14 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (4.32%) Administrator
10 12 (4.32%) IT Administrator
10 12 (4.32%) IT Systems Administrator
10 12 (4.32%) Network Administrator
10 12 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.96%) Consultant
11 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (3.96%) IT Support Engineer
11 11 (3.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.60%) .NET
2 6 (2.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.08%) Middleware
3 3 (1.08%) RESTful
4 2 (0.72%) XML
5 1 (0.36%) COM
5 1 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.19%) Management Information System
2 20 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.52%) CCTV
4 7 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.16%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.80%) Clustering
6 5 (1.80%) NHS
6 5 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.44%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.44%) Cyberattack
7 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.44%) Replication
7 4 (1.44%) SCADA
8 3 (1.08%) AS400
8 3 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 114 (41.01%) Windows
2 47 (16.91%) Windows Server
3 23 (8.27%) Linux
4 21 (7.55%) Windows 10
5 17 (6.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (3.96%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.24%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.52%) Unix
12 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.72%) Debian
14 2 (0.72%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.36%) Android
15 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.99%) Information Security
2 46 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (11.87%) ITIL
4 29 (10.43%) Presales
5 28 (10.07%) Penetration Testing
6 27 (9.71%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (9.71%) Project Delivery
7 24 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (8.63%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.27%) DevOps
9 22 (7.91%) SIEM
10 20 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (6.47%) Configuration Management
11 18 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (6.12%) Incident Management
12 17 (6.12%) Migration
12 17 (6.12%) Security Operations
12 17 (6.12%) Web Filtering
13 14 (5.04%) Security Monitoring
13 14 (5.04%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.40%) SQL
2 12 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.96%) Python
4 7 (2.52%) C#
5 6 (2.16%) PHP
6 4 (1.44%) Java
7 3 (1.08%) C
7 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.08%) Perl
7 3 (1.08%) Ruby
7 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (16.91%) CCNA
3 43 (15.47%) CCNP
4 35 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (10.79%) CISSP
6 25 (8.99%) MCSA
7 24 (8.63%) MCSE
8 23 (8.27%) CISM
9 20 (7.19%) Degree
10 11 (3.96%) GIAC
11 9 (3.24%) CCDP
11 9 (3.24%) CCIE
11 9 (3.24%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 7 (2.52%) SANS
13 6 (2.16%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.16%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.80%) CEH
15 4 (1.44%) CCSP
16 3 (1.08%) Check Point Certification
16 3 (1.08%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (6.47%) GDPR
3 14 (5.04%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.32%) SLA
5 10 (3.60%) NIST
6 4 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.72%) GLBA
8 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 51 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (14.03%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.40%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.24%) vSphere
5 9 (3.24%) XenApp
6 8 (2.88%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.80%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.80%) Xen
8 4 (1.44%) Docker
8 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.08%) vCloud
9 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.72%) Firmware
10 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.36%) KVM
11 1 (0.36%) NFS
11 1 (0.36%) pfSense
11 1 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (7.55%) SCCM
2 20 (7.19%) Puppet
3 17 (6.12%) Terraform
4 15 (5.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.24%) Ansible
7 8 (2.88%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.44%) Nmap
9 3 (1.08%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.08%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.08%) WSUS
10 2 (0.72%) Cacti
10 2 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.72%) Nagios
10 2 (0.72%) Nessus
10 2 (0.72%) SCOM
10 2 (0.72%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.36%) Proxmox
11 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (40.65%) Cisco
2 94 (33.81%) Microsoft
3 77 (27.70%) VMware
4 33 (11.87%) Citrix
5 30 (10.79%) CheckPoint
6 22 (7.91%) Juniper
6 22 (7.91%) Veeam
7 17 (6.12%) Aruba
7 17 (6.12%) Google
8 15 (5.40%) Meraki
9 14 (5.04%) Palo Alto
10 13 (4.68%) Fortinet
11 12 (4.32%) Avaya
11 12 (4.32%) Barracuda Networks
11 12 (4.32%) F5
11 12 (4.32%) Symantec
12 11 (3.96%) Dell
12 11 (3.96%) NETGEAR
13 10 (3.60%) HP
13 10 (3.60%) SolarWinds