Period
to 23 July 2021

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 23 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 52 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -38 +48
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 301 179 915
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.05% 4.76% 11.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.24% 36.61% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 256 155 509
10th Percentile £29,875 £29,250 £20,650
25th Percentile £37,280 £34,875 £23,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £52,000
90th Percentile £67,125 £64,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,220
% change year-on-year - +8.18% -2.69%

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 1,066 489 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.89% 12.99% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 813 390 1,233
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% -3.61%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 23 July 2021.

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 23 July 2021. 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 +6 180 £45,000 -10.00% 43
South Yorkshire -17 54 £45,000 +16.88% 7
North Yorkshire +4 39 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Yorkshire +1 17 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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.

1 141 (46.84%) Windows
2 125 (41.53%) Cisco
2 125 (41.53%) Azure
3 105 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 99 (32.89%) Active Directory
4 99 (32.89%) Windows Server
5 97 (32.23%) Microsoft 365
6 73 (24.25%) VPN
7 68 (22.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 61 (20.27%) Social Skills
9 60 (19.93%) LAN
10 59 (19.60%) Linux
11 58 (19.27%) AWS
12 54 (17.94%) VMware
13 52 (17.28%) PowerShell
14 50 (16.61%) WAN
15 49 (16.28%) ITIL
16 46 (15.28%) Network Security
17 42 (13.95%) DNS
18 40 (13.29%) Cybersecurity
18 40 (13.29%) Windows 10
19 39 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (12.96%) SQL
20 38 (12.62%) CheckPoint
21 37 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (11.96%) SIEM
22 36 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (11.63%) Windows Server 2019
24 34 (11.30%) Wireless
24 34 (11.30%) Cisco Certification

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 9 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.99%) nginx
4 4 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.00%) Apache
5 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) Mailman
6 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 125 (41.53%) Azure
2 97 (32.23%) Microsoft 365
3 58 (19.27%) AWS
4 12 (3.99%) PaaS
5 11 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.65%) GCP
6 8 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.33%) OneDrive
8 6 (1.99%) Serverless
9 5 (1.66%) Azure Stack
9 5 (1.66%) IaaS
10 4 (1.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 4 (1.33%) SaaS
11 3 (1.00%) Azure Sentinel
12 2 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.33%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.33%) Azure Service Bus
13 1 (0.33%) Logz.io
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.25%) VPN
2 60 (19.93%) LAN
3 50 (16.61%) WAN
4 46 (15.28%) Network Security
5 42 (13.95%) DNS
6 34 (11.30%) Wireless
7 29 (9.63%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (8.64%) DHCP
9 24 (7.97%) MPLS
10 22 (7.31%) BGP
11 21 (6.98%) SAN
12 18 (5.98%) TCP/IP
12 18 (5.98%) VLAN
13 16 (5.32%) Cisco ISE
13 16 (5.32%) OSPF
14 15 (4.98%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (4.98%) WLAN
15 14 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (4.65%) SD-WAN
16 13 (4.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (1.99%) Big Data
5 5 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.66%) GIS
8 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.66%) MySQL
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.32%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (1.66%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (20.27%) Social Skills
2 36 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (10.96%) Finance
4 14 (4.65%) Retail
4 14 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.32%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.66%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (1.99%) Banking
7 6 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.66%) Billing
9 4 (1.33%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.00%) Local Government
11 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.66%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Law
11 2 (0.66%) Legal
11 2 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (17.61%) Network Engineer
3 35 (11.63%) Architect
4 25 (8.31%) Analyst
5 22 (7.31%) Windows Engineer
6 21 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 21 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (6.64%) Server Engineer
8 17 (5.65%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 16 (5.32%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.32%) Windows Server Engineer
10 15 (4.98%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 15 (4.98%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
11 13 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.32%) IT Engineer
11 13 (4.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.99%) Active Directory Engineer
12 12 (3.99%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (3.99%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.32%) Web Services
2 9 (2.99%) .NET
3 6 (1.99%) Node.js
4 5 (1.66%) Regular Expression
5 4 (1.33%) Kafka
6 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.66%) REST
6 2 (0.66%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.33%) JSON
7 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.31%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.65%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (2.99%) Cyberattack
6 8 (2.66%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (2.66%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.66%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.99%) FMCG
7 6 (1.99%) Legacy Applications
8 5 (1.66%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.66%) AS400
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 141 (46.84%) Windows
2 99 (32.89%) Windows Server
3 59 (19.60%) Linux
4 40 (13.29%) Windows 10
5 39 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (11.63%) Windows Server 2019
7 25 (8.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (8.31%) Windows Server 2016
8 20 (6.64%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.99%) Unix
11 8 (2.66%) Debian
11 8 (2.66%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.33%) Android
14 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.33%) CentOS
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (16.28%) ITIL
3 40 (13.29%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (11.96%) SIEM
5 32 (10.63%) DevOps
5 32 (10.63%) Project Management
6 31 (10.30%) Project Delivery
7 29 (9.63%) Service Management
7 29 (9.63%) Technical Leadership
8 27 (8.97%) Load Balancing
8 27 (8.97%) Security Operations
9 24 (7.97%) Information Security
10 23 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (5.98%) Migration
13 17 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (4.98%) Configuration Management
14 15 (4.98%) Network Management
15 14 (4.65%) ERP
15 14 (4.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (17.28%) PowerShell
2 39 (12.96%) SQL
3 18 (5.98%) Python
4 17 (5.65%) Bash Shell
5 14 (4.65%) PHP
6 11 (3.65%) Java
7 9 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.99%) Groovy
9 4 (1.33%) C
9 4 (1.33%) Perl
9 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) C#
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (7.64%) CCNP
3 21 (6.98%) CCNA
4 18 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.65%) MCSE
6 7 (2.33%) JNCIP
7 6 (1.99%) Degree
8 5 (1.66%) JNCIA
8 5 (1.66%) MCSA
9 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) CCIE
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.66%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.33%) HNC
11 1 (0.33%) MCP
11 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.65%) SLA
3 8 (2.66%) GDPR
3 8 (2.66%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 99 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.30%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.99%) BitLocker
5 11 (3.65%) Docker
6 8 (2.66%) KVM
7 7 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.99%) Firmware
8 6 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.66%) FreeRADIUS
9 5 (1.66%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.66%) LXC
10 2 (0.66%) NFS
10 2 (0.66%) SRDF
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (7.31%) SCCM
2 15 (4.98%) Nagios
3 14 (4.65%) Kubernetes
3 14 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (3.65%) Terraform
5 9 (2.99%) QRadar
6 8 (2.66%) Ansible
6 8 (2.66%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.66%) Rancher
7 7 (2.33%) Puppet
8 6 (1.99%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.66%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.66%) Nessus
9 5 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 4 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Cacti
11 2 (0.66%) Nmap
Vendors
1 125 (41.53%) Cisco
2 105 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 54 (17.94%) VMware
4 38 (12.62%) CheckPoint
5 34 (11.30%) Palo Alto
6 29 (9.63%) Citrix
7 26 (8.64%) F5
8 25 (8.31%) Meraki
9 21 (6.98%) HP
9 21 (6.98%) Juniper
10 16 (5.32%) Fortinet
10 16 (5.32%) Google
11 14 (4.65%) Dynatrace
12 13 (4.32%) Avaya
12 13 (4.32%) Mitel
12 13 (4.32%) New Relic
13 10 (3.32%) ServiceNow
13 10 (3.32%) Veeam
14 9 (2.99%) Oracle
14 9 (2.99%) Splunk