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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 51 84 54
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 496 381 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.55% 3.22% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 20.88% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 451 360 452
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1860 1825 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 15.40% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1601 2224
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 December 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 December 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.

1 552 (57.38%) Cisco
2 399 (41.48%) Windows
3 365 (37.94%) Cisco Certification
4 285 (29.63%) VPN
5 282 (29.31%) Finance
6 278 (28.90%) Juniper
7 262 (27.23%) Active Directory
8 260 (27.03%) WAN
9 255 (26.51%) VMware
10 232 (24.12%) Linux
11 225 (23.39%) CheckPoint
12 223 (23.18%) Cisco ASA
13 219 (22.77%) LAN
14 217 (22.56%) CCNP
15 199 (20.69%) Microsoft
16 196 (20.37%) Wireless
17 188 (19.54%) DNS
17 188 (19.54%) MPLS
18 186 (19.33%) CCNA
18 186 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 182 (18.92%) ITIL
20 180 (18.71%) Network Security
21 169 (17.57%) BGP
21 169 (17.57%) TCP/IP
22 153 (15.90%) SAN
23 149 (15.49%) DHCP
24 147 (15.28%) OSPF
24 147 (15.28%) MS Exchange
25 146 (15.18%) Citrix
26 143 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 147 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 71 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (6.65%) IIS
4 55 (5.72%) SharePoint
5 47 (4.89%) Apache
6 41 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 39 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 34 (3.53%) Tomcat
9 33 (3.43%) Lync
9 33 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (1.35%) nginx
12 7 (0.73%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.52%) JBoss
15 4 (0.42%) Node.js
15 4 (0.42%) Mule
16 3 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 102 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 70 (7.28%) MS Office
3 17 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.42%) SmartSuite
5 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.10%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.95%) SaaS
2 34 (3.53%) Office 365
3 24 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.35%) PaaS
7 11 (1.14%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 285 (29.63%) VPN
2 260 (27.03%) WAN
3 223 (23.18%) Cisco ASA
4 219 (22.77%) LAN
5 196 (20.37%) Wireless
6 188 (19.54%) MPLS
6 188 (19.54%) DNS
7 180 (18.71%) Network Security
8 169 (17.57%) TCP/IP
8 169 (17.57%) BGP
9 153 (15.90%) SAN
10 149 (15.49%) DHCP
11 147 (15.28%) OSPF
12 119 (12.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 107 (11.12%) EIGRP
14 102 (10.60%) VLAN
15 101 (10.50%) VoIP
15 101 (10.50%) SSL
16 84 (8.73%) Cisco IOS
17 80 (8.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.33%) MySQL
3 14 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.21%) DB2
10 2 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.21%) Big Data
11 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.10%) QlikView
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (2.18%) Jenkins
2 18 (1.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.87%) JIRA
3 11 (1.14%) Subversion
4 9 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.83%) Bugzilla
5 8 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.83%) Hudson
6 7 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.73%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.42%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.31%) NUnit
9 2 (0.21%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.10%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.10%) Fiddler
General
1 282 (29.31%) Finance
2 68 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 66 (6.86%) Banking
4 36 (3.74%) Law
5 28 (2.91%) Advertising
6 26 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.39%) Retail
8 20 (2.08%) Legal
9 18 (1.87%) Marketing
9 18 (1.87%) Games
10 14 (1.46%) iGaming
11 13 (1.35%) Electronics
12 12 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.25%) Back Office
13 10 (1.04%) Billing
14 9 (0.94%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.42%) Publishing
16 3 (0.31%) Front Office
17 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.10%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 258 (26.82%) Network Engineer
2 136 (14.14%) Analyst
3 77 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 73 (7.59%) Security Analyst
5 67 (6.96%) Support Engineer
6 66 (6.86%) Architect
7 59 (6.13%) Consultant
8 57 (5.93%) Network Security Engineer
8 57 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (5.72%) Administrator
10 54 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
11 50 (5.20%) Senior Network Engineer
12 39 (4.05%) Network Consultant
12 39 (4.05%) Information Security Analyst
12 39 (4.05%) Information Analyst
13 35 (3.64%) Network Architect
14 28 (2.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 28 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
14 28 (2.91%) Network Analyst
15 27 (2.81%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.72%) Web Services
2 13 (1.35%) SOAP
2 13 (1.35%) .NET
3 11 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (1.04%) CSS
5 8 (0.83%) SAML
6 6 (0.62%) J2EE
6 6 (0.62%) Silverlight
7 5 (0.52%) Middleware
8 4 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (0.42%) DHTML
8 4 (0.42%) HTML
8 4 (0.42%) XML
9 3 (0.31%) MSMQ
9 3 (0.31%) LAMP
9 3 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.21%) JSON
10 2 (0.21%) COM
11 1 (0.10%) ODBC
11 1 (0.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.09%) Management Information System
2 49 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 42 (4.37%) Blackberry
4 30 (3.12%) Open Source
5 26 (2.70%) Replication
6 23 (2.39%) Clustering
7 20 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.14%) PKI
10 10 (1.04%) SecurID
11 9 (0.94%) DTV
11 9 (0.94%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.73%) Derivative
13 6 (0.62%) Statistics
13 6 (0.62%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.52%) Equities
14 5 (0.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 399 (41.48%) Windows
2 232 (24.12%) Linux
3 143 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 127 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 121 (12.58%) UNIX
6 85 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (5.41%) Windows XP
8 51 (5.30%) Windows 7
9 46 (4.78%) Windows 8
10 25 (2.60%) Ubuntu
11 24 (2.49%) Windows Vista
12 23 (2.39%) Mac OS X
12 23 (2.39%) CentOS
13 20 (2.08%) Solaris
14 17 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (1.66%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.14%) Debian
17 10 (1.04%) AIX
18 8 (0.83%) Android
18 8 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (18.92%) ITIL
2 123 (12.79%) Information Security
3 103 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 80 (8.32%) Migration
5 74 (7.69%) Project Management
6 67 (6.96%) Network Design
7 59 (6.13%) Kalman Filter
8 45 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 44 (4.57%) E-Commerce
10 40 (4.16%) CRM
11 38 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
12 34 (3.53%) Network Management
12 34 (3.53%) Asset Management
13 30 (3.12%) Security Management
13 30 (3.12%) Change Control
14 29 (3.01%) Identity Management
15 28 (2.91%) Service Management
16 26 (2.70%) Risk Management
17 23 (2.39%) Information Security Management
18 22 (2.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 79 (8.21%) SQL
2 75 (7.80%) Perl
3 48 (4.99%) Python
4 41 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 31 (3.22%) PowerShell
6 30 (3.12%) C
7 26 (2.70%) Java
8 20 (2.08%) PHP
8 20 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.77%) Ruby
10 12 (1.25%) C#
11 9 (0.94%) JavaScript
12 8 (0.83%) C++
13 7 (0.73%) VB
14 6 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.42%) VBScript
16 2 (0.21%) VBA
17 1 (0.10%) Scala
17 1 (0.10%) Korn
17 1 (0.10%) R
Qualifications
1 365 (37.94%) Cisco Certification
2 217 (22.56%) CCNP
3 186 (19.33%) CCNA
4 100 (10.40%) Degree
5 98 (10.19%) CISSP
6 80 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (5.93%) MCSE
8 49 (5.09%) CCIE
9 48 (4.99%) Security Cleared
10 39 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 37 (3.85%) CCSA
12 33 (3.43%) MCITP
12 33 (3.43%) CCSP
13 29 (3.01%) MCSA
13 29 (3.01%) CISM
13 29 (3.01%) SC Cleared
14 26 (2.70%) CCSE
14 26 (2.70%) MCP
15 23 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (2.29%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 37 (3.85%) SLA
3 28 (2.91%) COBIT
4 27 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (1.66%) QA
6 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 262 (27.23%) Active Directory
2 186 (19.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.72%) Hyper-V
4 48 (4.99%) vSphere
5 46 (4.78%) XenApp
6 26 (2.70%) XenServer
7 23 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (2.29%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 12 (1.25%) KVM
11 8 (0.83%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.73%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.73%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.62%) NFS
13 6 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.52%) Varnish
15 4 (0.42%) Snort
16 3 (0.31%) Xen
17 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 44 (4.57%) Nagios
2 30 (3.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 29 (3.01%) Puppet
4 24 (2.49%) Backup Exec
5 23 (2.39%) SCCM
5 23 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Management
6 19 (1.98%) SCOM
7 12 (1.25%) Cacti
7 12 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
9 10 (1.04%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
10 7 (0.73%) WSUS
11 6 (0.62%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.52%) Nessus
12 5 (0.52%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.42%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 552 (57.38%) Cisco
2 278 (28.90%) Juniper
3 255 (26.51%) VMware
4 225 (23.39%) CheckPoint
5 199 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 146 (15.18%) Citrix
7 141 (14.66%) F5
8 103 (10.71%) HP
9 58 (6.03%) Oracle
10 53 (5.51%) SolarWinds
11 51 (5.30%) Symantec
12 49 (5.09%) Red Hat
13 35 (3.64%) Aruba
13 35 (3.64%) Fortinet
14 34 (3.53%) Blue Coat
14 34 (3.53%) Avaya
15 33 (3.43%) Riverbed
16 31 (3.22%) EMC
17 30 (3.12%) Mitel
18 29 (3.01%) NetApp
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Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, bonus and benefits
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Salary: 30-37,000 + on-call allowance + exceptional benefits package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Talent International
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k Travel Allowance + Bonus + Bens
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4K Bonus + Benefits
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
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