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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2054 1614 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.60% 3.32% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 20.97% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1381 1239
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,350 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
7805 7698 8484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.48% 15.81% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6513 6305 6994
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +49 579 £55,000 +4.76% 50
Greenwich - 35 £55,000 -
Docklands, London +9 25 £52,500 -4.54%
Kingston Upon Thames +17 19 £42,500 +30.76%
Canary Wharf +3 12 £75,000 -3.84%
Dagenham +2 10 £29,750 -27.87%
Hayes - 9 £29,000 - 2
Uxbridge - 8 £23,000 -
Chiswick +6 7 £45,000 -
Wimbledon -4 7 £44,000 +17.33%
Harrow +3 5 £48,000 +23.07% 1
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Sidcup - 4 £42,500 - 1
Feltham - 4 £30,000 -
Croydon +1 3 £40,000 +58.41% 1
Twickenham 0 3 £60,000 +79.10%
Bromley -7 3 £22,500 -35.71%
Wembley - 3 £40,000 - 2
Hounslow +9 2 £39,750 -17.18%
Brentford -9 2 £38,250 +41.66% 1
Chessington - 2 £41,000 - 1
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Worcester Park 0 1 £34,500 -23.33%
Mayfair -2 1 £40,000 +56.86%
Beckenham -5 1 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Edgware - 1 £27,500 -
Teddington - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2337 (57.93%) Cisco
2 1950 (48.34%) Windows
3 1426 (35.35%) VMware
4 1350 (33.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1186 (29.40%) WAN
6 1177 (29.18%) Microsoft
7 1111 (27.54%) VPN
8 1093 (27.09%) Active Directory
9 1080 (26.77%) LAN
10 1017 (25.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 929 (23.03%) Linux
12 917 (22.73%) Finance
13 894 (22.16%) Juniper
14 887 (21.99%) CheckPoint
15 845 (20.95%) DNS
16 823 (20.40%) MS Exchange
17 818 (20.28%) CCNP
18 778 (19.29%) TCP/IP
19 777 (19.26%) CCNA
20 760 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
21 688 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
22 669 (16.58%) Network Security
23 649 (16.09%) SAN
24 631 (15.64%) ITIL
25 614 (15.22%) Citrix
26 594 (14.72%) Wireless
27 575 (14.25%) BGP
28 564 (13.98%) SQL
29 558 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
30 556 (13.78%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 823 (20.40%) MS Exchange
2 403 (9.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 288 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 283 (7.02%) IIS
5 266 (6.59%) Apache
6 200 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 198 (4.91%) Lync
8 166 (4.12%) Tomcat
9 163 (4.04%) SharePoint
10 141 (3.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 132 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 75 (1.86%) nginx
13 52 (1.29%) OpenStack
14 42 (1.04%) JBoss
15 23 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.52%) Confluence
17 20 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
18 19 (0.47%) CMS
19 16 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 532 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 412 (10.21%) MS Office
3 101 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.25%) MS Project
6 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.074%) SmartSuite
9 2 (0.050%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.025%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.025%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.074%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.074%) Eikon
7 3 (0.074%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.050%) RMDS
8 2 (0.050%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.025%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.025%) assyst
9 1 (0.025%) Tridion
9 1 (0.025%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.025%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.025%) Kondor+
9 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 197 (4.88%) Office 365
2 176 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (2.85%) SaaS
4 100 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 98 (2.43%) IaaS
6 64 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 57 (1.41%) PaaS
8 28 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.59%) Google Apps
9 24 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 22 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.32%) Terremark
14 13 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
15 10 (0.25%) Heroku
15 10 (0.25%) Engine Yard
15 10 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 9 (0.22%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1186 (29.40%) WAN
2 1111 (27.54%) VPN
3 1080 (26.77%) LAN
4 845 (20.95%) DNS
5 778 (19.29%) TCP/IP
6 760 (18.84%) Cisco ASA
7 669 (16.58%) Network Security
8 649 (16.09%) SAN
9 594 (14.72%) Wireless
10 575 (14.25%) BGP
11 543 (13.46%) MPLS
12 542 (13.44%) DHCP
13 485 (12.02%) OSPF
14 426 (10.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 424 (10.51%) VoIP
16 393 (9.74%) Internet
17 383 (9.49%) EIGRP
18 381 (9.44%) VLAN
19 272 (6.74%) SSL
20 244 (6.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 223 (5.53%) MySQL
3 71 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (1.74%) MongoDB
5 59 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 54 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 48 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 41 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 35 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 24 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 21 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
15 14 (0.35%) Couchbase
16 12 (0.30%) MariaDB
17 10 (0.25%) Redis
17 10 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (0.20%) Data Mining
18 8 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 68 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 61 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 55 (1.36%) Subversion
4 36 (0.89%) JIRA
5 22 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 15 (0.37%) Hudson
7 13 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (0.27%) MSBuild
10 9 (0.22%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.20%) NUnit
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.17%) Selenium
13 6 (0.15%) Ant
14 5 (0.12%) Firebug
14 5 (0.12%) Fiddler
14 5 (0.12%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.099%) NCrunch
General
1 917 (22.73%) Finance
2 251 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 224 (5.55%) Banking
4 157 (3.89%) Law
5 76 (1.88%) Legal
5 76 (1.88%) Advertising
6 69 (1.71%) Marketing
7 62 (1.54%) Retail
8 59 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 59 (1.46%) Back Office
9 53 (1.31%) Games
10 52 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 34 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 32 (0.79%) Electronics
13 18 (0.45%) iGaming
14 17 (0.42%) Publishing
15 16 (0.40%) Front Office
16 15 (0.37%) French Language
17 14 (0.35%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1061 (26.30%) Network Engineer
2 481 (11.92%) Support Engineer
3 446 (11.06%) Analyst
4 319 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 276 (6.84%) Consultant
6 262 (6.49%) Administrator
7 250 (6.20%) Security Engineer
8 247 (6.12%) Architect
9 221 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
10 208 (5.16%) Senior Network Engineer
11 187 (4.64%) Support Analyst
12 176 (4.36%) Network Security Engineer
13 172 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
14 158 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
15 135 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
16 131 (3.25%) IT Support
17 127 (3.15%) Security Analyst
18 109 (2.70%) Firewall Engineer
19 104 (2.58%) Technical Support
20 101 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (3.37%) Web Services
2 97 (2.40%) .NET
3 55 (1.36%) LAMP
4 45 (1.12%) HTML
4 45 (1.12%) CSS
5 41 (1.02%) Middleware
6 35 (0.87%) XML
7 25 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
8 24 (0.59%) RESTful
9 20 (0.50%) Spring
10 18 (0.45%) REST
11 17 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 17 (0.42%) XMPP
11 17 (0.42%) SOAP
12 16 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (0.37%) MCollective
14 13 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
15 11 (0.27%) JSON
15 11 (0.27%) SAML
16 10 (0.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 237 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 203 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 149 (3.69%) Hedge funds
5 148 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 132 (3.27%) Clustering
7 96 (2.38%) Replication
8 89 (2.21%) Open Source
9 48 (1.19%) Public Cloud
10 47 (1.17%) Private Cloud
11 45 (1.12%) iPhone
12 44 (1.09%) PKI
12 44 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 40 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 40 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 39 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
16 30 (0.74%) Derivative
17 29 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 29 (0.72%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1950 (48.34%) Windows
2 929 (23.03%) Linux
3 688 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 558 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 455 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 290 (7.19%) UNIX
7 287 (7.11%) Windows 7
8 286 (7.09%) Windows 8
9 235 (5.83%) Windows XP
10 147 (3.64%) CentOS
11 115 (2.85%) Ubuntu
12 111 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 87 (2.16%) Windows Vista
13 87 (2.16%) Mac OS X
14 83 (2.06%) Solaris
15 57 (1.41%) Debian
16 54 (1.34%) Android
17 33 (0.82%) Mac OS
18 27 (0.67%) Mac OS X Server
18 27 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (15.64%) ITIL
2 422 (10.46%) Load Balancing
3 359 (8.90%) Information Security
4 284 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 280 (6.94%) Network Design
6 207 (5.13%) Migration
7 204 (5.06%) E-Commerce
8 201 (4.98%) Project Management
9 195 (4.83%) Service Delivery
10 164 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
11 151 (3.74%) SIEM
12 149 (3.69%) DevOps
13 143 (3.54%) Change Management
14 141 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
15 139 (3.45%) Configuration Management
16 126 (3.12%) Incident Management
17 125 (3.10%) Network Management
18 122 (3.02%) Service Management
19 119 (2.95%) Business Continuity
20 117 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 564 (13.98%) SQL
2 248 (6.15%) Perl
3 229 (5.68%) Python
4 201 (4.98%) Bash Shell
5 191 (4.73%) PowerShell
6 184 (4.56%) Java
7 113 (2.80%) Ruby
8 93 (2.31%) PHP
9 85 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 77 (1.91%) C
11 59 (1.46%) JavaScript
12 37 (0.92%) C#
13 33 (0.82%) VBScript
14 19 (0.47%) VB
15 17 (0.42%) Korn
16 13 (0.32%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.30%) C++
17 12 (0.30%) VBA
18 11 (0.27%) Tcl
18 11 (0.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1350 (33.47%) Cisco Certification
2 818 (20.28%) CCNP
3 777 (19.26%) CCNA
4 424 (10.51%) Degree
5 321 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 257 (6.37%) MCSE
7 254 (6.30%) CCIE
8 250 (6.20%) Security Cleared
9 224 (5.55%) CISSP
10 195 (4.83%) CCSA
11 161 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 139 (3.45%) CCSE
13 111 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 108 (2.68%) MCSA
15 106 (2.63%) MCP
16 96 (2.38%) CISM
17 94 (2.33%) MCITP
18 86 (2.13%) JNCIP
19 78 (1.93%) JNCIA
20 71 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (5.92%) SLA
2 145 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 144 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 57 (1.41%) COBIT
5 53 (1.31%) QA
6 25 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.22%) GPG13
8 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.074%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.025%) JTAG
System Software
1 1093 (27.09%) Active Directory
2 1017 (25.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 401 (9.94%) Hyper-V
4 236 (5.85%) XenApp
5 229 (5.68%) vSphere
6 137 (3.40%) XenServer
7 123 (3.05%) VMware ESX
8 109 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 87 (2.16%) Terminal Services
10 48 (1.19%) Xen
11 36 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
11 36 (0.89%) NFS
12 35 (0.87%) XenDesktop
13 34 (0.84%) KVM
14 32 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 30 (0.74%) Terminal Server
16 27 (0.67%) iptables
17 26 (0.64%) Snort
18 25 (0.62%) Squid
18 25 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 168 (4.16%) Nagios
2 163 (4.04%) Puppet
3 119 (2.95%) Backup Exec
4 118 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
5 90 (2.23%) SCCM
6 70 (1.74%) Cacti
6 70 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
7 66 (1.64%) FortiGate
8 63 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
9 61 (1.51%) SCOM
9 61 (1.51%) WSUS
10 56 (1.39%) ZABBIX
11 53 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
12 52 (1.29%) OpenView
13 45 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
13 45 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
14 39 (0.97%) Ansible
15 37 (0.92%) SELinux
16 25 (0.62%) Icinga
17 22 (0.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2337 (57.93%) Cisco
2 1426 (35.35%) VMware
3 1177 (29.18%) Microsoft
4 894 (22.16%) Juniper
5 887 (21.99%) CheckPoint
6 614 (15.22%) Citrix
7 556 (13.78%) HP
8 537 (13.31%) F5
9 255 (6.32%) Red Hat
10 202 (5.01%) Symantec
11 196 (4.86%) Oracle
12 195 (4.83%) NetApp
12 195 (4.83%) SolarWinds
13 161 (3.99%) Dell
14 159 (3.94%) Apple
15 158 (3.92%) Fortinet
16 142 (3.52%) Avaya
17 130 (3.22%) Riverbed
18 127 (3.15%) Blue Coat
19 120 (2.97%) EMC
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum corporate benefits package offered
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Devonshire Hayes
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 75k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Allow + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago