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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 35 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 569 337 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.47% 3.01% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.34% 19.35% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 492 303 312
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 £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
2008 1742 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.31% 15.57% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1451 1983
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 672 (62.75%) Cisco
2 440 (41.08%) Windows
3 394 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
4 352 (32.87%) WAN
5 341 (31.84%) VPN
6 301 (28.10%) LAN
6 301 (28.10%) Finance
7 285 (26.61%) Juniper
8 280 (26.14%) VMware
9 274 (25.58%) CheckPoint
10 252 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 243 (22.69%) CCNP
11 243 (22.69%) BGP
12 238 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 237 (22.13%) Linux
14 233 (21.76%) Network Security
15 230 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
16 228 (21.29%) CCNA
17 219 (20.45%) MPLS
18 215 (20.07%) Wireless
19 200 (18.67%) F5
20 199 (18.58%) DNS
21 194 (18.11%) ITIL
22 193 (18.02%) OSPF
23 190 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
24 181 (16.90%) TCP/IP
25 180 (16.81%) Cisco Nexus
26 176 (16.43%) EIGRP
27 174 (16.25%) MS Exchange
28 169 (15.78%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 174 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 80 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 47 (4.39%) Apache
5 46 (4.30%) IIS
5 46 (4.30%) Lync
6 45 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 29 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.49%) nginx
12 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.47%) JBoss
15 4 (0.37%) Lightstreamer
15 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.28%) Escenic
Applications
1 102 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 63 (5.88%) MS Office
3 24 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.093%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.47%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.093%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.093%) Eikon
6 1 (0.093%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.093%) RMDS
6 1 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.093%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.093%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.093%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.01%) Office 365
2 26 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (2.33%) SaaS
4 23 (2.15%) IaaS
5 15 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (1.12%) PaaS
7 11 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.093%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.093%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.093%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.093%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 352 (32.87%) WAN
2 341 (31.84%) VPN
3 301 (28.10%) LAN
4 243 (22.69%) BGP
5 233 (21.76%) Network Security
6 230 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
7 219 (20.45%) MPLS
8 215 (20.07%) Wireless
9 199 (18.58%) DNS
10 193 (18.02%) OSPF
11 181 (16.90%) TCP/IP
12 180 (16.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 176 (16.43%) EIGRP
14 168 (15.69%) SAN
15 142 (13.26%) VoIP
16 133 (12.42%) DHCP
17 109 (10.18%) Internet
18 108 (10.08%) VLAN
19 105 (9.80%) SSL
20 89 (8.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.71%) MySQL
3 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.28%) DB2
9 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.19%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.19%) Big Data
11 1 (0.093%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.093%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.47%) JIRA
4 4 (0.37%) Subversion
5 3 (0.28%) Hudson
5 3 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.28%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.19%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.19%) Xcode
6 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.093%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.093%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.093%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.093%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.093%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.093%) Fiddler
General
1 301 (28.10%) Finance
2 93 (8.68%) Telecoms
3 59 (5.51%) Banking
4 46 (4.30%) Advertising
5 29 (2.71%) Marketing
6 28 (2.61%) Legal
7 25 (2.33%) Law
8 23 (2.15%) Retail
9 21 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.77%) Electronics
11 14 (1.31%) iGaming
12 13 (1.21%) Games
13 12 (1.12%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.84%) Back Office
15 6 (0.56%) Publishing
16 4 (0.37%) Billing
17 3 (0.28%) Front Office
18 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
19 1 (0.093%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 290 (27.08%) Network Engineer
2 108 (10.08%) Analyst
3 102 (9.52%) Consultant
4 84 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 75 (7.00%) Architect
6 57 (5.32%) Support Engineer
6 57 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 56 (5.23%) Security Analyst
7 56 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
8 55 (5.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 52 (4.86%) Administrator
10 50 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
11 47 (4.39%) Network Consultant
12 43 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
12 43 (4.01%) Network Architect
13 30 (2.80%) Information Security Analyst
13 30 (2.80%) Information Analyst
14 27 (2.52%) Design Engineer
15 26 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
15 26 (2.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.77%) Web Services
2 13 (1.21%) XMPP
3 8 (0.75%) XML
3 8 (0.75%) SOAP
4 7 (0.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (0.65%) Middleware
5 6 (0.56%) .NET
5 6 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.47%) SAML
7 4 (0.37%) HTML
7 4 (0.37%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.37%) HTML5
7 4 (0.37%) Java EE
8 3 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.28%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.19%) LAMP
9 2 (0.19%) Cocoa
10 1 (0.093%) Ajax
10 1 (0.093%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.093%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 56 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.89%) Clustering
5 28 (2.61%) Blackberry
6 25 (2.33%) Replication
6 25 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 19 (1.77%) DTV
8 18 (1.68%) Derivative
9 17 (1.59%) PKI
10 16 (1.49%) Open Source
11 13 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.21%) Equities
12 11 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.03%) FlexPod
13 8 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.75%) Thin Client
13 8 (0.75%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.65%) Handset
14 7 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 440 (41.08%) Windows
2 237 (22.13%) Linux
3 137 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 96 (8.96%) UNIX
6 95 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (5.70%) Windows XP
8 53 (4.95%) Windows 7
9 51 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 48 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 40 (3.73%) Windows Vista
12 27 (2.52%) CentOS
13 22 (2.05%) Mac OS X
14 21 (1.96%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.59%) Debian
16 7 (0.65%) Android
16 7 (0.65%) Solaris
17 6 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.56%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (18.11%) ITIL
2 127 (11.86%) Load Balancing
3 125 (11.67%) Information Security
4 123 (11.48%) Network Design
5 97 (9.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 85 (7.94%) Project Management
7 59 (5.51%) Kalman Filter
8 50 (4.67%) Service Delivery
9 46 (4.30%) Migration
10 44 (4.11%) Service Management
11 43 (4.01%) E-Commerce
12 40 (3.73%) Asset Management
13 39 (3.64%) SIEM
14 37 (3.45%) CRM
15 36 (3.36%) Business Continuity
15 36 (3.36%) Change Control
16 32 (2.99%) Network Management
16 32 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
17 30 (2.80%) Identity Management
18 26 (2.43%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 134 (12.51%) SQL
2 69 (6.44%) Perl
3 67 (6.26%) Python
4 42 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 36 (3.36%) PowerShell
6 20 (1.87%) C
7 19 (1.77%) Java
7 19 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.49%) Ruby
9 14 (1.31%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.03%) C#
10 11 (1.03%) PHP
11 5 (0.47%) C++
12 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.19%) Tcl
13 2 (0.19%) VBA
13 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.19%) VBScript
13 2 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 394 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (22.69%) CCNP
3 228 (21.29%) CCNA
4 130 (12.14%) Degree
5 97 (9.06%) CISSP
6 77 (7.19%) Security Cleared
7 63 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 62 (5.79%) CCIE
9 58 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (4.30%) MCSE
11 45 (4.20%) CCSA
12 36 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 31 (2.89%) JNCIA
14 30 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (2.71%) CISM
16 25 (2.33%) CCSE
17 24 (2.24%) CCDP
18 22 (2.05%) CCA
18 22 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
18 22 (2.05%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.63%) SLA
2 49 (4.58%) PCI DSS
3 43 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (3.45%) COBIT
5 5 (0.47%) QA
6 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 252 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 190 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 54 (5.04%) XenApp
5 39 (3.64%) vSphere
6 25 (2.33%) XenServer
7 21 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (1.87%) Terminal Services
9 16 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 15 (1.40%) VMware ESX
11 13 (1.21%) Xen
12 11 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (1.03%) iptables
12 11 (1.03%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.84%) KVM
14 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.65%) Snort
14 7 (0.65%) Squid
15 6 (0.56%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 31 (2.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (2.52%) Nagios
3 24 (2.24%) Puppet
4 23 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
5 21 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.77%) CiscoWorks
6 19 (1.77%) SCCM
7 15 (1.40%) SCOM
8 14 (1.31%) Backup Exec
9 13 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
10 11 (1.03%) WSUS
11 8 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.75%) OPNET
11 8 (0.75%) Cacti
11 8 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (0.65%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
13 6 (0.56%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.56%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 672 (62.75%) Cisco
2 285 (26.61%) Juniper
3 280 (26.14%) VMware
4 274 (25.58%) CheckPoint
5 238 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 200 (18.67%) F5
7 169 (15.78%) Citrix
8 134 (12.51%) HP
9 72 (6.72%) SolarWinds
10 64 (5.98%) Red Hat
11 55 (5.14%) Symantec
12 49 (4.58%) NetApp
13 47 (4.39%) Blue Coat
14 45 (4.20%) Aruba
15 43 (4.01%) Oracle
16 42 (3.92%) Avaya
16 42 (3.92%) Fortinet
17 37 (3.45%) Riverbed
18 36 (3.36%) McAfee
19 27 (2.52%) SAP
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55k per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Season Ticket Loan
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £37000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 - £33000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £23000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago