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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 475 383 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.73% 3.03% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.03% 19.60% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 416 352 293
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
1636 1954 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.47% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1651 1862
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 651 (65.36%) Cisco
2 395 (39.66%) Windows
3 357 (35.84%) Cisco Certification
4 332 (33.33%) WAN
5 299 (30.02%) LAN
5 299 (30.02%) Finance
6 288 (28.92%) Juniper
7 284 (28.51%) VPN
8 275 (27.61%) CheckPoint
9 237 (23.80%) VMware
10 227 (22.79%) F5
11 220 (22.09%) Microsoft
12 218 (21.89%) Network Security
13 213 (21.39%) CCNP
14 207 (20.78%) BGP
15 200 (20.08%) CCNA
15 200 (20.08%) Cisco ASA
16 195 (19.58%) Linux
17 193 (19.38%) MPLS
18 192 (19.28%) Wireless
19 187 (18.78%) Active Directory
20 181 (18.17%) Cisco Nexus
21 177 (17.77%) ITIL
22 170 (17.07%) DNS
22 170 (17.07%) TCP/IP
23 162 (16.27%) OSPF
24 154 (15.46%) MS Exchange
25 153 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
26 152 (15.26%) Citrix
27 141 (14.16%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 154 (15.46%) MS Exchange
2 60 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (4.72%) Lync
4 39 (3.92%) Apache
5 37 (3.71%) IIS
6 36 (3.61%) SharePoint
7 35 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (1.81%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.51%) nginx
12 10 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.00%) JBoss
13 7 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.40%) Lightstreamer
16 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 82 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.92%) MS Office
3 20 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 21 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.50%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.10%) assyst
5 1 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.10%) RMDS
5 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.52%) Office 365
2 28 (2.81%) IaaS
3 27 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (2.11%) SaaS
6 12 (1.20%) PaaS
7 6 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.40%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.20%) Datadog
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) Route 53
12 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 332 (33.33%) WAN
2 299 (30.02%) LAN
3 284 (28.51%) VPN
4 218 (21.89%) Network Security
5 207 (20.78%) BGP
6 200 (20.08%) Cisco ASA
7 193 (19.38%) MPLS
8 192 (19.28%) Wireless
9 181 (18.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 170 (17.07%) DNS
10 170 (17.07%) TCP/IP
11 162 (16.27%) OSPF
12 141 (14.16%) SAN
13 135 (13.55%) EIGRP
14 128 (12.85%) VoIP
15 100 (10.04%) DHCP
16 98 (9.84%) SSL
17 95 (9.54%) Internet
18 89 (8.94%) VLAN
19 76 (7.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.91%) MySQL
3 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.30%) DB2
8 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.20%) Big Data
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.20%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.60%) JIRA
3 6 (0.60%) Subversion
4 5 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.30%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.20%) Hudson
6 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.20%) Xcode
6 2 (0.20%) Ant
7 1 (0.10%) JUnit
7 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.10%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.10%) Maven
7 1 (0.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.10%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
General
1 299 (30.02%) Finance
2 86 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 58 (5.82%) Banking
4 37 (3.71%) Advertising
5 35 (3.51%) Marketing
6 28 (2.81%) Legal
7 27 (2.71%) Retail
8 23 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.31%) Law
9 21 (2.11%) Electronics
10 16 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.00%) Games
12 8 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.60%) iGaming
14 4 (0.40%) Back Office
14 4 (0.40%) Publishing
15 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.20%) French Language
15 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 286 (28.71%) Network Engineer
2 105 (10.54%) Consultant
3 79 (7.93%) Security Engineer
4 70 (7.03%) Analyst
5 68 (6.83%) Architect
6 62 (6.22%) Support Engineer
7 55 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 50 (5.02%) Network Security Engineer
9 47 (4.72%) Network Consultant
10 46 (4.62%) Administrator
11 45 (4.52%) Senior Network Engineer
12 36 (3.61%) Network Architect
13 34 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
14 31 (3.11%) Network Manager
15 29 (2.91%) Security Analyst
16 27 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
16 27 (2.71%) Design Engineer
17 26 (2.61%) Network Support
18 25 (2.51%) Senior Consultant
18 25 (2.51%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.71%) Web Services
2 12 (1.20%) XMPP
2 12 (1.20%) XML
3 9 (0.90%) SOAP
4 8 (0.80%) Middleware
5 7 (0.70%) Java EE
6 6 (0.60%) HTML
7 5 (0.50%) .NET
7 5 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (0.40%) HTML5
8 4 (0.40%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.40%) MAPI
8 4 (0.40%) SAML
9 3 (0.30%) Rendezvous
9 3 (0.30%) LAMP
9 3 (0.30%) RESTful
10 2 (0.20%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.20%) Underscore.js
10 2 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 66 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 59 (5.92%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.01%) Clustering
5 28 (2.81%) Hedge funds
5 28 (2.81%) Blackberry
6 23 (2.31%) PKI
7 21 (2.11%) DTV
7 21 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (1.71%) Replication
8 17 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.41%) Derivative
10 12 (1.20%) Equities
11 11 (1.10%) FlexPod
12 10 (1.00%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.90%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.80%) Open Source
14 8 (0.80%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 395 (39.66%) Windows
2 195 (19.58%) Linux
3 99 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (9.34%) UNIX
5 82 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 42 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 29 (2.91%) Windows 7
11 25 (2.51%) Windows Vista
12 20 (2.01%) CentOS
13 17 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.41%) Debian
15 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.60%) Android
16 6 (0.60%) Solaris
17 5 (0.50%) zOS
17 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (17.77%) ITIL
2 132 (13.25%) Load Balancing
3 111 (11.14%) Network Design
4 98 (9.84%) Information Security
5 85 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (7.43%) Project Management
7 52 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
8 49 (4.92%) Service Delivery
9 45 (4.52%) SIEM
10 42 (4.22%) Service Management
11 38 (3.82%) Change Control
11 38 (3.82%) Migration
12 34 (3.41%) Business Continuity
13 33 (3.31%) Asset Management
14 30 (3.01%) E-Commerce
15 26 (2.61%) Mentoring
15 26 (2.61%) Penetration Testing
15 26 (2.61%) Incident Management
16 24 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (13.45%) SQL
2 58 (5.82%) Perl
3 57 (5.72%) Python
4 41 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 37 (3.71%) PowerShell
6 26 (2.61%) Java
7 16 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.61%) C
8 13 (1.31%) Ruby
9 11 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.00%) C#
11 7 (0.70%) PHP
12 4 (0.40%) C++
13 3 (0.30%) Tcl
13 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.20%) Scala
14 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.20%) VBA
15 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 357 (35.84%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (21.39%) CCNP
3 200 (20.08%) CCNA
4 135 (13.55%) Degree
5 70 (7.03%) Security Cleared
6 66 (6.63%) CISSP
7 63 (6.33%) SC Cleared
8 62 (6.22%) CCIE
9 60 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 56 (5.62%) CCSA
11 50 (5.02%) MCSE
12 33 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (3.31%) CCSE
13 30 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (2.91%) JNCIA
15 22 (2.21%) CISM
16 21 (2.11%) CCA
16 21 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
17 19 (1.91%) CISA
18 17 (1.71%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.82%) SLA
2 37 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.81%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.11%) COBIT
5 8 (0.80%) QA
6 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 187 (18.78%) Active Directory
2 153 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (7.13%) Hyper-V
4 48 (4.82%) XenApp
5 23 (2.31%) vSphere
6 20 (2.01%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.91%) Terminal Services
8 16 (1.61%) XenServer
9 15 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 14 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (1.20%) Xen
12 11 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (1.00%) iptables
13 10 (1.00%) UAG
14 8 (0.80%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.70%) Squid
15 7 (0.70%) Snort
15 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.60%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 28 (2.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 23 (2.31%) CiscoWorks
3 20 (2.01%) Puppet
3 20 (2.01%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.20%) FortiGate
5 12 (1.20%) Nagios
6 10 (1.00%) SCCM
6 10 (1.00%) WSUS
6 10 (1.00%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (0.80%) OPNET
8 7 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.70%) SCOM
9 6 (0.60%) Cisco LMS
9 6 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.60%) Cacti
9 6 (0.60%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 651 (65.36%) Cisco
2 288 (28.92%) Juniper
3 275 (27.61%) CheckPoint
4 237 (23.80%) VMware
5 227 (22.79%) F5
6 220 (22.09%) Microsoft
7 152 (15.26%) Citrix
8 111 (11.14%) HP
9 62 (6.22%) SolarWinds
10 50 (5.02%) Blue Coat
10 50 (5.02%) NetApp
10 50 (5.02%) Red Hat
11 47 (4.72%) Symantec
12 45 (4.52%) Fortinet
13 44 (4.42%) Aruba
14 40 (4.02%) Oracle
15 39 (3.92%) McAfee
16 38 (3.82%) Avaya
17 30 (3.01%) SAP
18 29 (2.91%) Riverbed
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 55K to 65K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago