The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2013 1490 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.85% 3.53% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.17% 22.16% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1251 1436
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7146 6724 8593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.92% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6040 5443 7277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firewall
Salary Trend in London

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

Firewall Salary Trend in London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in London

Firewall
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +48 508 £52,500 +5.00% 73
Greenwich +2 27 £47,500 -13.63%
Bromley +5 20 £22,500 -40.00%
Sidcup 0 16 £32,500 +30.00%
Wimbledon - 16 £36,000 -
Croydon +5 15 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +7 13 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Docklands, London +2 8 - - 1
Wembley -2 6 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Uxbridge -3 5 £59,000 +68.57% 1
Surbiton -3 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Chiswick - 5 £45,000 -
Harrow +10 4 £48,000 +28.00% 2
Enfield +4 3 £30,000 -
Hayes +1 3 £42,500 -32.00% 4
Romford -6 3 £32,500 -16.12% 2
Morden - 3 - -
Chessington -13 2 £29,500 -30.58% 1
New Malden - 2 £47,000 -
Worcester Park - 2 £34,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +22 1 £75,000 -3.84%
Twickenham -10 1 £36,000 +5.88%
Hounslow - 1 £57,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2161 (55.74%) Cisco
2 1944 (50.14%) Windows
3 1386 (35.75%) VMware
4 1232 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1121 (28.91%) Microsoft
6 1112 (28.68%) VPN
7 1109 (28.60%) Active Directory
8 1106 (28.53%) WAN
9 973 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 972 (25.07%) LAN
11 963 (24.84%) Linux
12 919 (23.70%) Juniper
13 881 (22.72%) CheckPoint
13 881 (22.72%) Finance
14 862 (22.23%) TCP/IP
15 838 (21.61%) DNS
16 789 (20.35%) CCNP
17 781 (20.14%) MS Exchange
18 736 (18.98%) SAN
19 691 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 688 (17.75%) Cisco ASA
21 651 (16.79%) CCNA
22 640 (16.51%) ITIL
23 635 (16.38%) Citrix
24 604 (15.58%) Wireless
25 577 (14.88%) Network Security
26 569 (14.68%) MPLS
27 553 (14.26%) DHCP
27 553 (14.26%) Windows Server 2012
28 517 (13.34%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 781 (20.14%) MS Exchange
2 383 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 308 (7.94%) IIS
4 275 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 245 (6.32%) Apache
6 208 (5.36%) Lync
7 199 (5.13%) SharePoint
8 191 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 164 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 151 (3.89%) Tomcat
11 147 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 55 (1.42%) nginx
13 33 (0.85%) OpenStack
14 28 (0.72%) JBoss
15 27 (0.70%) IBM Notes
16 21 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
18 18 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
18 18 (0.46%) Apache Solr
19 17 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 517 (13.34%) MS Excel
2 416 (10.73%) MS Office
3 116 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.28%) MS Project
6 6 (0.15%) SmartSuite
7 5 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.052%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.052%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.052%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.026%) InDesign
11 1 (0.026%) Maya
Business Applications
1 47 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.26%) Fredhopper
4 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.13%) assyst
8 4 (0.10%) RMDS
8 4 (0.10%) Advent Moxy
9 3 (0.077%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.077%) Eikon
9 3 (0.077%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.077%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.026%) Line 50
11 1 (0.026%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.026%) Magento
11 1 (0.026%) Kondor+
11 1 (0.026%) SalesLogix
11 1 (0.026%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 173 (4.46%) Office 365
2 107 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (2.68%) SaaS
4 103 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
5 76 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 65 (1.68%) IaaS
7 38 (0.98%) PaaS
8 22 (0.57%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
11 8 (0.21%) Terremark
12 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.13%) Joyent
13 5 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.10%) Heroku
14 4 (0.10%) Engine Yard
14 4 (0.10%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.077%) Route 53
16 2 (0.052%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.052%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1112 (28.68%) VPN
2 1106 (28.53%) WAN
3 972 (25.07%) LAN
4 862 (22.23%) TCP/IP
5 838 (21.61%) DNS
6 736 (18.98%) SAN
7 688 (17.75%) Cisco ASA
8 604 (15.58%) Wireless
9 577 (14.88%) Network Security
10 569 (14.68%) MPLS
11 553 (14.26%) DHCP
12 508 (13.10%) BGP
13 421 (10.86%) Internet
14 417 (10.76%) OSPF
15 399 (10.29%) VoIP
16 350 (9.03%) VLAN
17 349 (9.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 296 (7.63%) EIGRP
19 278 (7.17%) SSL
20 259 (6.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 227 (5.86%) MySQL
3 80 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (1.62%) MongoDB
5 49 (1.26%) NoSQL
6 47 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 40 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 35 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 15 (0.39%) MariaDB
11 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (0.31%) Redis
13 10 (0.26%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.26%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.21%) Big Data
15 7 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 72 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 70 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 46 (1.19%) Subversion
4 42 (1.08%) JIRA
5 31 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 27 (0.70%) Hudson
7 9 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 9 (0.23%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.13%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.10%) Firebug
11 4 (0.10%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.10%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.077%) Ant
13 2 (0.052%) Xcode
13 2 (0.052%) Fiddler
13 2 (0.052%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 881 (22.72%) Finance
2 314 (8.10%) Telecoms
3 195 (5.03%) Banking
4 170 (4.38%) Law
5 84 (2.17%) Legal
6 78 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 74 (1.91%) Marketing
8 69 (1.78%) Advertising
8 69 (1.78%) Retail
9 67 (1.73%) Back Office
10 53 (1.37%) Games
11 45 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 36 (0.93%) Electronics
13 35 (0.90%) Front Office
14 31 (0.80%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.70%) Publishing
16 17 (0.44%) iGaming
16 17 (0.44%) Billing
17 10 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1003 (25.87%) Network Engineer
2 479 (12.35%) Support Engineer
3 467 (12.05%) Analyst
4 292 (7.53%) Consultant
5 281 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 252 (6.50%) Security Engineer
6 252 (6.50%) Administrator
7 219 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
7 219 (5.65%) Architect
8 197 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 182 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
10 158 (4.08%) Security Analyst
11 154 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
12 147 (3.79%) Support Analyst
13 135 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
14 133 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
15 112 (2.89%) Security Consultant
16 105 (2.71%) IT Support
17 92 (2.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 88 (2.27%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (3.15%) Web Services
2 105 (2.71%) .NET
3 54 (1.39%) LAMP
4 49 (1.26%) CSS
5 39 (1.01%) XML
6 25 (0.64%) HTML
7 23 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 22 (0.57%) JSON
9 21 (0.54%) Middleware
10 19 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
11 17 (0.44%) Spring
12 16 (0.41%) SOAP
13 15 (0.39%) RESTful
13 15 (0.39%) SAML
14 14 (0.36%) REST
15 11 (0.28%) XMPP
15 11 (0.28%) JDBC
16 7 (0.18%) Apache Flex
16 7 (0.18%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 239 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 230 (5.93%) Blackberry
3 179 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 133 (3.43%) Computer Science
5 132 (3.40%) Hedge funds
6 127 (3.28%) Clustering
7 106 (2.73%) Replication
8 94 (2.42%) Open Source
9 45 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 42 (1.08%) iPhone
11 40 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 39 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 35 (0.90%) PKI
14 32 (0.83%) CESG
15 30 (0.77%) Derivative
15 30 (0.77%) Streaming Video
15 30 (0.77%) Mobile App
16 29 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (0.75%) Statistics
17 27 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1944 (50.14%) Windows
2 963 (24.84%) Linux
3 691 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 553 (14.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 494 (12.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 356 (9.18%) UNIX
7 288 (7.43%) Windows 7
8 281 (7.25%) Windows 8
9 233 (6.01%) Windows XP
10 133 (3.43%) CentOS
11 132 (3.40%) Mac OS X
12 110 (2.84%) Ubuntu
13 104 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 99 (2.55%) Solaris
15 77 (1.99%) Windows Vista
16 52 (1.34%) Android
17 47 (1.21%) Mac OS
18 41 (1.06%) Debian
19 36 (0.93%) Apple iOS
20 29 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (16.51%) ITIL
2 415 (10.70%) Load Balancing
3 405 (10.45%) Information Security
4 237 (6.11%) Network Design
5 235 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 226 (5.83%) Migration
7 224 (5.78%) Project Management
8 196 (5.06%) E-Commerce
9 164 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
10 156 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
11 152 (3.92%) Service Management
12 140 (3.61%) Network Monitoring
13 138 (3.56%) Service Delivery
13 138 (3.56%) Change Management
14 133 (3.43%) SIEM
15 129 (3.33%) DevOps
16 123 (3.17%) Network Management
17 121 (3.12%) Configuration Management
18 118 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
19 117 (3.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 469 (12.10%) SQL
2 223 (5.75%) Perl
3 170 (4.38%) Python
4 169 (4.36%) PowerShell
5 167 (4.31%) Java
6 153 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 117 (3.02%) PHP
8 96 (2.48%) Ruby
9 76 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 56 (1.44%) C
11 50 (1.29%) JavaScript
12 43 (1.11%) C#
13 30 (0.77%) VBScript
14 23 (0.59%) VB
15 14 (0.36%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.28%) C++
17 9 (0.23%) Korn
17 9 (0.23%) VBA
18 6 (0.15%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1232 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
2 789 (20.35%) CCNP
3 651 (16.79%) CCNA
4 357 (9.21%) Degree
5 297 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 247 (6.37%) CISSP
7 243 (6.27%) CCIE
8 233 (6.01%) MCSE
9 169 (4.36%) Security Cleared
10 118 (3.04%) SC Cleared
11 115 (2.97%) CCSA
12 109 (2.81%) MCP
13 107 (2.76%) MCITP
14 106 (2.73%) MCSA
15 102 (2.63%) CISM
16 101 (2.61%) CCSE
17 87 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 63 (1.62%) CCDP
18 63 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
19 56 (1.44%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.21%) SLA
2 160 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 136 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 59 (1.52%) QA
5 48 (1.24%) COBIT
6 31 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.31%) GPG13
8 10 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.077%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.077%) BS7799
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1109 (28.60%) Active Directory
2 973 (25.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 361 (9.31%) Hyper-V
4 248 (6.40%) XenApp
5 246 (6.35%) vSphere
6 143 (3.69%) XenServer
7 113 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
8 107 (2.76%) VMware ESX
9 65 (1.68%) Terminal Services
10 62 (1.60%) NFS
11 52 (1.34%) XenDesktop
12 44 (1.13%) Xen
13 38 (0.98%) Firmware
14 35 (0.90%) KVM
15 30 (0.77%) Samba
16 29 (0.75%) Terminal Server
17 23 (0.59%) MetaFrame
18 20 (0.52%) ISA Server
18 20 (0.52%) Snort
19 19 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 178 (4.59%) Nagios
2 162 (4.18%) Puppet
3 127 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 108 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 88 (2.27%) SCCM
7 86 (2.22%) SCOM
8 83 (2.14%) CiscoWorks
9 76 (1.96%) Cacti
10 68 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 59 (1.52%) OpenView
12 51 (1.32%) FortiGate
13 45 (1.16%) WSUS
14 42 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
14 42 (1.08%) ZABBIX
15 32 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
15 32 (0.83%) NetBackup
16 28 (0.72%) SELinux
17 21 (0.54%) Ansible
17 21 (0.54%) Icinga
Vendors
1 2161 (55.74%) Cisco
2 1386 (35.75%) VMware
3 1121 (28.91%) Microsoft
4 919 (23.70%) Juniper
5 881 (22.72%) CheckPoint
6 635 (16.38%) Citrix
7 475 (12.25%) HP
8 472 (12.17%) F5
9 267 (6.89%) Red Hat
10 209 (5.39%) Symantec
11 200 (5.16%) NetApp
12 190 (4.90%) SolarWinds
13 169 (4.36%) Dell
14 165 (4.26%) Blue Coat
15 162 (4.18%) Avaya
16 156 (4.02%) Apple
17 151 (3.89%) Oracle
18 137 (3.53%) Fortinet
19 132 (3.40%) Riverbed
20 128 (3.30%) EMC
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 12% shift + overtime + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Mediaforce
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + pension, healthcare, bonus and more
Posted: Yesterday