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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 59 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 466 370 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.05% 3.13% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.97% 20.71% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 409 341 388
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
1944 1787 2275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.88% 15.11% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1585 2031
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in the City of London

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 471 (53.04%) Cisco
2 368 (41.44%) Windows
3 300 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
4 296 (33.33%) Finance
5 229 (25.79%) WAN
6 228 (25.68%) Juniper
7 225 (25.34%) Active Directory
7 225 (25.34%) VMware
8 207 (23.31%) LAN
9 201 (22.64%) VPN
10 199 (22.41%) Microsoft
11 198 (22.30%) Linux
11 198 (22.30%) CheckPoint
12 181 (20.38%) DNS
13 166 (18.69%) CCNP
13 166 (18.69%) ITIL
14 161 (18.13%) TCP/IP
15 159 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 153 (17.23%) MS Exchange
17 146 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
18 137 (15.43%) CCNA
19 135 (15.20%) Wireless
20 133 (14.98%) F5
21 132 (14.86%) MPLS
22 129 (14.53%) BGP
22 129 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
23 123 (13.85%) DHCP
24 121 (13.63%) SAN
25 118 (13.29%) Load Balancing
26 117 (13.18%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 153 (17.23%) MS Exchange
2 67 (7.55%) IIS
3 66 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 36 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 35 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 31 (3.49%) Apache
9 24 (2.70%) Lync
9 24 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 16 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.90%) nginx
13 8 (0.90%) SAS
14 6 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.56%) Confluence
15 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 103 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.53%) MS Office
3 9 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.45%) SmartSuite
5 2 (0.23%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.04%) Office 365
2 26 (2.93%) SaaS
3 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.01%) IaaS
6 7 (0.79%) PaaS
6 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 229 (25.79%) WAN
2 207 (23.31%) LAN
3 201 (22.64%) VPN
4 181 (20.38%) DNS
5 161 (18.13%) TCP/IP
6 146 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
7 135 (15.20%) Wireless
8 132 (14.86%) MPLS
9 129 (14.53%) BGP
10 123 (13.85%) DHCP
11 121 (13.63%) SAN
12 117 (13.18%) Network Security
13 113 (12.73%) OSPF
14 102 (11.49%) SSL
15 79 (8.90%) Internet
16 77 (8.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 73 (8.22%) VLAN
18 68 (7.66%) EIGRP
19 63 (7.09%) VoIP
20 42 (4.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.94%) MySQL
3 11 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.34%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.23%) Big Data
8 2 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.23%) DB2
9 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (2.03%) JIRA
1 18 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.46%) Subversion
3 11 (1.24%) Hudson
4 6 (0.68%) CruiseControl
4 6 (0.68%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.68%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.34%) NUnit
5 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.34%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.23%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 296 (33.33%) Finance
2 100 (11.26%) Banking
3 63 (7.09%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.95%) Law
5 27 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.70%) Marketing
7 23 (2.59%) Retail
7 23 (2.59%) Advertising
8 14 (1.58%) Electronics
8 14 (1.58%) Legal
9 11 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.90%) Back Office
11 7 (0.79%) Publishing
11 7 (0.79%) Games
11 7 (0.79%) Billing
12 6 (0.68%) Front Office
13 3 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 237 (26.69%) Network Engineer
2 145 (16.33%) Analyst
3 64 (7.21%) Security Engineer
4 59 (6.64%) Security Analyst
5 58 (6.53%) Architect
6 54 (6.08%) Consultant
6 54 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (5.97%) Administrator
8 51 (5.74%) Support Engineer
9 48 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
10 42 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
11 40 (4.50%) Support Analyst
12 36 (4.05%) Network Analyst
13 35 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
14 32 (3.60%) Team Leader
15 31 (3.49%) Network Consultant
16 24 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
17 22 (2.48%) Network Architect
17 22 (2.48%) Applications Support
17 22 (2.48%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (5.52%) Web Services
2 33 (3.72%) .NET
3 17 (1.91%) CSS
4 16 (1.80%) SOAP
4 16 (1.80%) XML
5 15 (1.69%) J2EE
6 12 (1.35%) Middleware
7 9 (1.01%) LAMP
7 9 (1.01%) HTML
8 8 (0.90%) SAML
9 6 (0.68%) Silverlight
10 5 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.56%) DHTML
11 4 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (0.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (0.45%) JSON
12 3 (0.34%) MSMQ
12 3 (0.34%) YAML
12 3 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.28%) Blackberry
4 33 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (3.04%) Clustering
6 21 (2.36%) Fixed Income
7 18 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (2.03%) Replication
8 17 (1.91%) Open Source
9 16 (1.80%) Statistics
10 14 (1.58%) SecurID
11 12 (1.35%) PKI
12 11 (1.24%) DTV
12 11 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.13%) Equities
14 8 (0.90%) Derivative
15 7 (0.79%) iPhone
16 5 (0.56%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.56%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 368 (41.44%) Windows
2 198 (22.30%) Linux
3 129 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (12.39%) UNIX
5 100 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (5.18%) Windows 7
8 36 (4.05%) Solaris
9 24 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 24 (2.70%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.69%) Mac OS
10 15 (1.69%) AIX
11 14 (1.58%) Ubuntu
11 14 (1.58%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.58%) CentOS
12 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.79%) Debian
14 6 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (18.69%) ITIL
2 118 (13.29%) Load Balancing
3 84 (9.46%) Information Security
4 64 (7.21%) Project Management
5 57 (6.42%) Network Design
6 55 (6.19%) Migration
7 46 (5.18%) Kalman Filter
8 43 (4.84%) Network Management
9 33 (3.72%) SIEM
10 32 (3.60%) E-Commerce
11 30 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
12 28 (3.15%) Configuration Management
12 28 (3.15%) Security Management
13 27 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (2.93%) Vulnerability Management
15 24 (2.70%) Change Management
16 23 (2.59%) Asset Management
17 21 (2.36%) Programme Management
18 20 (2.25%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (7.55%) SQL
2 59 (6.64%) Perl
3 57 (6.42%) Java
4 36 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 33 (3.72%) PowerShell
6 29 (3.27%) Python
7 24 (2.70%) C
8 16 (1.80%) PHP
9 13 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.35%) Ruby
11 10 (1.13%) C#
12 9 (1.01%) C++
13 7 (0.79%) VB
14 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.23%) VBScript
15 2 (0.23%) VBA
16 1 (0.11%) Korn
16 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 300 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (18.69%) CCNP
3 137 (15.43%) CCNA
4 92 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (9.46%) Degree
6 74 (8.33%) MCSE
7 58 (6.53%) CISSP
8 43 (4.84%) CCIE
9 41 (4.62%) Security Cleared
10 39 (4.39%) MCITP
11 33 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (3.49%) CCSE
12 31 (3.49%) MCSA
13 28 (3.15%) CCSA
14 26 (2.93%) MCP
14 26 (2.93%) SC Cleared
15 25 (2.82%) CCSP
16 19 (2.14%) JNCIE
17 17 (1.91%) CCDP
18 16 (1.80%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.27%) SLA
2 27 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.70%) QA
4 14 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.79%) COBIT
6 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.45%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 225 (25.34%) Active Directory
2 159 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (4.73%) VMware ESX
4 41 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.83%) vSphere
6 32 (3.60%) XenApp
7 19 (2.14%) XenServer
8 13 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.35%) DFS Replication
10 11 (1.24%) Snort
11 10 (1.13%) ISA Server
12 9 (1.01%) UAG
13 8 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.56%) KVM
15 4 (0.45%) Varnish
15 4 (0.45%) Sendmail
15 4 (0.45%) NFS
16 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (3.27%) Nagios
2 26 (2.93%) CiscoWorks
3 24 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.48%) Puppet
5 16 (1.80%) SCCM
5 16 (1.80%) SCOM
6 15 (1.69%) Cacti
7 13 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
7 13 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.46%) HP NNM
8 12 (1.35%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.90%) WSUS
11 7 (0.79%) Nessus
11 7 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.68%) OpenView
12 6 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (0.68%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.45%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 471 (53.04%) Cisco
2 228 (25.68%) Juniper
3 225 (25.34%) VMware
4 199 (22.41%) Microsoft
5 198 (22.30%) CheckPoint
6 133 (14.98%) F5
7 111 (12.50%) Citrix
8 81 (9.12%) HP
9 70 (7.88%) Oracle
10 54 (6.08%) Symantec
11 39 (4.39%) SolarWinds
12 34 (3.83%) Aruba
13 31 (3.49%) Avaya
14 27 (3.04%) Riverbed
15 25 (2.82%) Red Hat
16 24 (2.70%) EMC
17 22 (2.48%) Sun
17 22 (2.48%) Mitel
18 21 (2.36%) Nortel
19 20 (2.25%) Blue Coat
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £58000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,500 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago