The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 575 383 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.46% 3.04% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.20% 19.49% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 502 348 333
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £35,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
Firewall
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1969 1965 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.71% 15.61% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1635 2078
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firewall
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the City of London region.

Firewall Salary Trend in the City of London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the City of London

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 680 (63.31%) Cisco
2 429 (39.94%) Windows
3 384 (35.75%) Cisco Certification
4 352 (32.77%) WAN
5 322 (29.98%) Finance
6 317 (29.52%) VPN
7 312 (29.05%) LAN
8 291 (27.09%) Juniper
9 283 (26.35%) CheckPoint
10 263 (24.49%) VMware
11 240 (22.35%) Network Security
12 228 (21.23%) CCNP
13 226 (21.04%) CCNA
14 224 (20.86%) Linux
14 224 (20.86%) BGP
15 223 (20.76%) Active Directory
16 222 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
17 221 (20.58%) Microsoft
18 218 (20.30%) F5
19 212 (19.74%) Wireless
20 211 (19.65%) MPLS
21 194 (18.06%) ITIL
22 190 (17.69%) DNS
23 187 (17.41%) Cisco Nexus
24 183 (17.04%) TCP/IP
25 174 (16.20%) OSPF
26 173 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
27 168 (15.64%) Citrix
28 166 (15.46%) MS Exchange
29 162 (15.08%) EIGRP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 166 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 71 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (4.47%) Apache
4 44 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (4.10%) Lync
5 41 (3.82%) IIS
5 41 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 34 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.68%) nginx
10 10 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.84%) JBoss
12 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.47%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.37%) Lightstreamer
14 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 89 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.75%) MS Office
3 22 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 22 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.47%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.093%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.093%) Eikon
6 1 (0.093%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.093%) assyst
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.093%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.093%) RMDS
6 1 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.093%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.47%) Office 365
2 27 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.33%) IaaS
4 21 (1.96%) SaaS
5 13 (1.21%) PaaS
6 9 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.28%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.19%) Datadog
10 1 (0.093%) GitHub
10 1 (0.093%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 352 (32.77%) WAN
2 317 (29.52%) VPN
3 312 (29.05%) LAN
4 240 (22.35%) Network Security
5 224 (20.86%) BGP
6 222 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
7 212 (19.74%) Wireless
8 211 (19.65%) MPLS
9 190 (17.69%) DNS
10 187 (17.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 183 (17.04%) TCP/IP
12 174 (16.20%) OSPF
13 162 (15.08%) EIGRP
14 157 (14.62%) SAN
15 129 (12.01%) VoIP
16 123 (11.45%) DHCP
17 107 (9.96%) Internet
18 101 (9.40%) VLAN
19 99 (9.22%) SSL
20 82 (7.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.33%) MySQL
3 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.28%) DB2
10 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.19%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.19%) Big Data
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.093%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (1.12%) Git (software)
1 12 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.56%) Subversion
2 6 (0.56%) JIRA
3 5 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.28%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.19%) Hudson
5 2 (0.19%) Xcode
6 1 (0.093%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.093%) FishEye
6 1 (0.093%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.093%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.093%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.093%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.093%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.093%) Ant
6 1 (0.093%) Visual Studio
General
1 322 (29.98%) Finance
2 86 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 66 (6.15%) Banking
4 41 (3.82%) Advertising
5 34 (3.17%) Legal
6 32 (2.98%) Marketing
7 28 (2.61%) Law
7 28 (2.61%) Retail
8 24 (2.23%) Manufacturing
9 22 (2.05%) Electronics
10 19 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.30%) Games
11 14 (1.30%) iGaming
12 10 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.56%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Front Office
14 3 (0.28%) Publishing
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Billing
15 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 280 (26.07%) Network Engineer
2 106 (9.87%) Analyst
3 105 (9.78%) Consultant
4 82 (7.64%) Security Engineer
5 73 (6.80%) Architect
6 60 (5.59%) Support Engineer
7 59 (5.49%) Administrator
8 57 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 56 (5.21%) Security Analyst
10 55 (5.12%) Network Security Engineer
11 48 (4.47%) Senior Network Engineer
12 46 (4.28%) Network Consultant
13 45 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
14 41 (3.82%) Network Architect
15 37 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
16 31 (2.89%) Network Manager
17 27 (2.51%) Design Engineer
18 26 (2.42%) Information Analyst
18 26 (2.42%) Information Security Analyst
19 25 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.77%) Web Services
2 13 (1.21%) XMPP
3 11 (1.02%) XML
4 8 (0.74%) SOAP
5 7 (0.65%) Middleware
5 7 (0.65%) Java EE
6 6 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (0.56%) .NET
7 5 (0.47%) HTML
7 5 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.37%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.37%) HTML5
8 4 (0.37%) SAML
9 3 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.28%) Rendezvous
10 2 (0.19%) LAMP
10 2 (0.19%) Cocoa
10 2 (0.19%) COM
10 2 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 59 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.98%) Clustering
5 31 (2.89%) Blackberry
6 29 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.05%) DTV
8 21 (1.96%) Replication
8 21 (1.96%) PKI
9 17 (1.58%) Derivative
10 14 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.30%) Equities
10 14 (1.30%) Open Source
11 11 (1.02%) FlexPod
11 11 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (0.93%) Online Banking
12 10 (0.93%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.74%) Thin Client
14 8 (0.74%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 429 (39.94%) Windows
2 224 (20.86%) Linux
3 117 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 105 (9.78%) UNIX
5 99 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (8.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (5.12%) Windows XP
8 49 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (3.72%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.63%) Windows 7
11 33 (3.07%) Windows Vista
12 22 (2.05%) CentOS
13 20 (1.86%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.49%) Debian
15 12 (1.12%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.65%) Solaris
17 6 (0.56%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.47%) zOS
18 5 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
19 4 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (18.06%) ITIL
2 132 (12.29%) Load Balancing
3 124 (11.55%) Information Security
4 113 (10.52%) Network Design
5 99 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 81 (7.54%) Project Management
7 62 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
8 54 (5.03%) Service Delivery
9 46 (4.28%) SIEM
10 44 (4.10%) Migration
11 43 (4.00%) Service Management
12 41 (3.82%) E-Commerce
13 39 (3.63%) Change Control
14 35 (3.26%) Business Continuity
14 35 (3.26%) Asset Management
15 29 (2.70%) CRM
15 29 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
16 27 (2.51%) Network Management
16 27 (2.51%) Identity Management
17 25 (2.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (13.13%) SQL
2 74 (6.89%) Perl
3 70 (6.52%) Python
4 44 (4.10%) Bash Shell
5 35 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 23 (2.14%) Java
7 19 (1.77%) C
8 16 (1.49%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.49%) Ruby
9 15 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.93%) C#
11 6 (0.56%) PHP
12 4 (0.37%) C++
13 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.28%) Tcl
14 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.19%) Scala
14 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.19%) VBScript
14 2 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 384 (35.75%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (21.23%) CCNP
3 226 (21.04%) CCNA
4 141 (13.13%) Degree
5 98 (9.12%) CISSP
6 76 (7.08%) Security Cleared
7 66 (6.15%) SC Cleared
8 63 (5.87%) CCIE
9 57 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (4.75%) CCSA
11 48 (4.47%) MCSE
12 36 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 32 (2.98%) JNCIA
14 32 (2.98%) CISM
15 31 (2.89%) CCSE
16 25 (2.33%) CISA
17 23 (2.14%) CCA
17 23 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
18 18 (1.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.05%) SLA
2 48 (4.47%) PCI DSS
3 43 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (3.54%) COBIT
5 8 (0.74%) QA
6 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 223 (20.76%) Active Directory
2 173 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.89%) Hyper-V
4 50 (4.66%) XenApp
5 32 (2.98%) vSphere
6 22 (2.05%) XenServer
7 20 (1.86%) Terminal Services
7 20 (1.86%) VMware ESX
8 16 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 15 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.21%) Xen
11 11 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (1.02%) iptables
12 10 (0.93%) UAG
13 9 (0.84%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.65%) Squid
15 7 (0.65%) ISA Server
15 7 (0.65%) KVM
16 6 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
3 22 (2.05%) Puppet
4 21 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
4 21 (1.96%) Nagios
5 17 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.40%) SCCM
7 13 (1.21%) Backup Exec
8 12 (1.12%) SCOM
8 12 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
9 11 (1.02%) WSUS
9 11 (1.02%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.74%) OPNET
11 8 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.56%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
13 5 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 680 (63.31%) Cisco
2 291 (27.09%) Juniper
3 283 (26.35%) CheckPoint
4 263 (24.49%) VMware
5 221 (20.58%) Microsoft
6 218 (20.30%) F5
7 168 (15.64%) Citrix
8 129 (12.01%) HP
9 76 (7.08%) SolarWinds
10 60 (5.59%) Red Hat
11 55 (5.12%) Symantec
12 52 (4.84%) Blue Coat
13 51 (4.75%) NetApp
14 48 (4.47%) Fortinet
15 47 (4.38%) Aruba
16 46 (4.28%) Oracle
17 42 (3.91%) McAfee
18 37 (3.45%) Avaya
18 37 (3.45%) Riverbed
19 31 (2.89%) SAP
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT IN BUSINESS
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + reviews
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago