The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Specialist
Rank 647 648 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 10 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.043% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.044% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%
Firewall Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40483 42761 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 35981 38974
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firewall Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Firewall Specialist Salary Trend in London

Firewall Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Firewall Specialist in their job title 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 with Firewall Specialist in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) Radware
3 6 (50.00%) Network Design
3 6 (50.00%) VLAN
3 6 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Presales
3 6 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) C
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) CCSA
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) Juniper

Firewall Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Firewall Specialist in their job title 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 with Firewall Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) FWSM
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Design
1 6 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Dell
1 6 (50.00%) Radware
1 6 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Imperva
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) CommVault
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Zerto