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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 50 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1995 1439 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.90% 3.40% 3.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.79% 21.62% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1704 1222 1343
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 £29,500 £27,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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
7178 6656 8194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.63% 15.71% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5404 6830
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +42 514 £55,000 +10.00% 67
Greenwich 0 39 £47,500 -13.63%
Kingston Upon Thames +15 18 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Docklands, London +10 16 £26,000 -52.72%
Bromley 0 14 £22,500 -35.71%
Sidcup -1 13 £32,500 +30.00%
Croydon +8 10 £30,000 +27.65% 2
Chiswick - 9 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 8 £40,000 -
Wembley +3 7 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Canary Wharf +17 5 £70,000 -10.25%
Harrow +4 5 £48,000 +28.00%
Dagenham +4 4 £29,750 -27.87%
Hayes +2 4 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Twickenham 0 4 £57,500 +71.64%
Feltham - 4 £30,000 -
Romford -2 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Chessington -7 3 £29,500 -30.58% 3
Uxbridge +1 2 £59,000 +74.81% 1
Mayfair -6 2 £40,000 +56.86%
Worcester Park - 2 £34,500 -
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Enfield 0 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Teddington - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2259 (57.16%) Cisco
2 1995 (50.48%) Windows
3 1467 (37.12%) VMware
4 1294 (32.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1200 (30.36%) Microsoft
6 1186 (30.01%) WAN
7 1175 (29.73%) VPN
8 1123 (28.42%) Active Directory
9 1043 (26.39%) LAN
10 1005 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 964 (24.39%) Linux
12 887 (22.44%) Juniper
13 872 (22.06%) DNS
14 850 (21.51%) Finance
15 848 (21.46%) TCP/IP
15 848 (21.46%) MS Exchange
16 843 (21.33%) CheckPoint
17 822 (20.80%) CCNP
18 742 (18.78%) Cisco ASA
19 735 (18.60%) SAN
20 724 (18.32%) CCNA
21 699 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
22 661 (16.73%) Citrix
23 630 (15.94%) Wireless
24 629 (15.92%) ITIL
25 597 (15.11%) MPLS
26 586 (14.83%) BGP
27 580 (14.68%) Network Security
28 578 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
29 567 (14.35%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 848 (21.46%) MS Exchange
2 404 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 306 (7.74%) IIS
4 288 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 255 (6.45%) Apache
6 207 (5.24%) Lync
7 191 (4.83%) SharePoint
8 187 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 161 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 158 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 150 (3.80%) Tomcat
12 58 (1.47%) nginx
13 49 (1.24%) OpenStack
14 35 (0.89%) JBoss
15 23 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.53%) IBM Notes
17 20 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
18 19 (0.48%) Apache Solr
19 18 (0.46%) Confluence
20 16 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 544 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 432 (10.93%) MS Office
3 114 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.30%) MS Project
6 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.10%) SmartSuite
8 3 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.051%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.051%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.025%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.025%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.25%) Fredhopper
5 6 (0.15%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.10%) RMDS
7 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.10%) Advent Moxy
8 3 (0.076%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.076%) Eikon
8 3 (0.076%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.076%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.025%) Kondor+
10 1 (0.025%) Line 50
10 1 (0.025%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.025%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 182 (4.61%) Office 365
2 120 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (2.63%) SaaS
4 103 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 81 (2.05%) IaaS
6 76 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (1.24%) PaaS
8 26 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.51%) Google Apps
10 16 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
11 12 (0.30%) Terremark
12 10 (0.25%) Heroku
12 10 (0.25%) Engine Yard
13 7 (0.18%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.13%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.13%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1186 (30.01%) WAN
2 1175 (29.73%) VPN
3 1043 (26.39%) LAN
4 872 (22.06%) DNS
5 848 (21.46%) TCP/IP
6 742 (18.78%) Cisco ASA
7 735 (18.60%) SAN
8 630 (15.94%) Wireless
9 597 (15.11%) MPLS
10 586 (14.83%) BGP
11 580 (14.68%) Network Security
12 567 (14.35%) DHCP
13 478 (12.10%) OSPF
14 448 (11.34%) Internet
15 425 (10.75%) VoIP
16 406 (10.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 403 (10.20%) VLAN
18 363 (9.19%) EIGRP
19 267 (6.76%) SSL
20 264 (6.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 223 (5.64%) MySQL
3 75 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 54 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 48 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 46 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 42 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 23 (0.58%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.40%) MariaDB
12 16 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.33%) Couchbase
14 12 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.28%) Redis
16 10 (0.25%) Data Mining
17 9 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
18 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 68 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 52 (1.32%) Subversion
4 42 (1.06%) JIRA
5 26 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 18 (0.46%) Hudson
7 10 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.15%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.13%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.10%) Firebug
13 3 (0.076%) Fiddler
13 3 (0.076%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.076%) Ant
13 3 (0.076%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.076%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.076%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.051%) NCrunch
14 2 (0.051%) Xcode
General
1 850 (21.51%) Finance
2 297 (7.52%) Telecoms
3 191 (4.83%) Banking
4 163 (4.12%) Law
5 89 (2.25%) Advertising
6 75 (1.90%) Back Office
7 74 (1.87%) Marketing
8 73 (1.85%) Legal
9 62 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 61 (1.54%) Retail
11 54 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 53 (1.34%) Games
13 40 (1.01%) Electronics
14 34 (0.86%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.56%) Front Office
16 19 (0.48%) Publishing
17 18 (0.46%) iGaming
18 14 (0.35%) Billing
19 13 (0.33%) Multimedia
20 11 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1057 (26.75%) Network Engineer
2 485 (12.27%) Support Engineer
3 445 (11.26%) Analyst
4 313 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 287 (7.26%) Consultant
6 257 (6.50%) Administrator
7 242 (6.12%) Security Engineer
8 230 (5.82%) Architect
9 222 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
10 218 (5.52%) Senior Network Engineer
11 167 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
12 165 (4.18%) Support Analyst
13 163 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
14 158 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
15 131 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
16 128 (3.24%) Security Analyst
17 116 (2.94%) IT Support
18 99 (2.51%) Technical Support
19 95 (2.40%) Security Consultant
20 87 (2.20%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (3.24%) Web Services
2 110 (2.78%) .NET
3 50 (1.27%) CSS
4 48 (1.21%) LAMP
5 37 (0.94%) XML
6 28 (0.71%) HTML
6 28 (0.71%) Middleware
7 21 (0.53%) JSON
8 20 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 20 (0.51%) RESTful
9 19 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (0.46%) Spring
11 17 (0.43%) SOAP
11 17 (0.43%) XMPP
11 17 (0.43%) REST
12 15 (0.38%) MCollective
13 13 (0.33%) SAML
14 12 (0.30%) Apache Flex
15 11 (0.28%) JDBC
16 10 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 241 (6.10%) Blackberry
2 238 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 187 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 143 (3.62%) Clustering
5 132 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 120 (3.04%) Hedge funds
7 109 (2.76%) Replication
8 92 (2.33%) Open Source
9 47 (1.19%) iPhone
10 42 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 39 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 39 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 38 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
13 35 (0.89%) PKI
14 33 (0.84%) iPad
15 32 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
15 32 (0.81%) Derivative
16 31 (0.78%) Statistics
16 31 (0.78%) CESG
17 29 (0.73%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1995 (50.48%) Windows
2 964 (24.39%) Linux
3 699 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 578 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 499 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 314 (7.95%) UNIX
7 312 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 303 (7.67%) Windows 7
9 255 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 149 (3.77%) CentOS
11 121 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 120 (3.04%) Mac OS X
13 113 (2.86%) Ubuntu
14 89 (2.25%) Windows Vista
15 85 (2.15%) Solaris
16 52 (1.32%) Android
17 47 (1.19%) Debian
18 37 (0.94%) Mac OS
19 31 (0.78%) Mac OS X Server
19 31 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (15.92%) ITIL
2 425 (10.75%) Load Balancing
3 358 (9.06%) Information Security
4 280 (7.09%) Network Design
5 273 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 220 (5.57%) Migration
7 218 (5.52%) Project Management
8 212 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 175 (4.43%) Service Delivery
10 164 (4.15%) Kalman Filter
11 156 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
12 145 (3.67%) Change Management
13 142 (3.59%) DevOps
14 133 (3.37%) SIEM
14 133 (3.37%) Configuration Management
15 130 (3.29%) Service Management
15 130 (3.29%) Network Management
16 128 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
17 127 (3.21%) CRM
18 121 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 502 (12.70%) SQL
2 214 (5.41%) Perl
3 202 (5.11%) Python
4 175 (4.43%) PowerShell
5 171 (4.33%) Bash Shell
6 164 (4.15%) Java
7 110 (2.78%) PHP
8 101 (2.56%) Ruby
9 82 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 58 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 57 (1.44%) C
12 41 (1.04%) C#
13 35 (0.89%) VBScript
14 17 (0.43%) Korn
15 16 (0.40%) VB
16 13 (0.33%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.23%) C++
17 9 (0.23%) VBA
18 7 (0.18%) AWK
19 6 (0.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1294 (32.74%) Cisco Certification
2 822 (20.80%) CCNP
3 724 (18.32%) CCNA
4 382 (9.67%) Degree
5 317 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 257 (6.50%) MCSE
7 229 (5.79%) CCIE
8 215 (5.44%) CISSP
9 195 (4.93%) Security Cleared
10 133 (3.37%) CCSA
11 126 (3.19%) SC Cleared
12 107 (2.71%) CCSE
13 105 (2.66%) MCSA
14 104 (2.63%) MCP
15 99 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 97 (2.45%) MCITP
17 95 (2.40%) CISM
18 81 (2.05%) VCP4
19 74 (1.87%) JNCIA
20 72 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (5.44%) SLA
2 146 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 139 (3.52%) PCI DSS
4 55 (1.39%) QA
5 47 (1.19%) COBIT
6 32 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.30%) GPG13
8 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.025%) BS7799
10 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.025%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1123 (28.42%) Active Directory
2 1005 (25.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 382 (9.67%) Hyper-V
4 262 (6.63%) vSphere
5 256 (6.48%) XenApp
6 138 (3.49%) XenServer
7 118 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 110 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 80 (2.02%) Terminal Services
10 59 (1.49%) NFS
11 52 (1.32%) Xen
12 47 (1.19%) XenDesktop
13 33 (0.84%) Terminal Server
13 33 (0.84%) KVM
14 32 (0.81%) Firmware
15 29 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 26 (0.66%) Samba
16 26 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
17 24 (0.61%) Snort
18 22 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 181 (4.58%) Nagios
2 167 (4.23%) Puppet
3 123 (3.11%) Backup Exec
4 119 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 102 (2.58%) SCCM
6 98 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 87 (2.20%) SCOM
8 82 (2.07%) CiscoWorks
9 81 (2.05%) Cacti
10 64 (1.62%) OpenView
11 60 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
11 60 (1.52%) FortiGate
12 53 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
12 53 (1.34%) WSUS
13 49 (1.24%) ZABBIX
14 43 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
15 33 (0.84%) Ansible
15 33 (0.84%) SELinux
16 27 (0.68%) NetBackup
17 25 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2259 (57.16%) Cisco
2 1467 (37.12%) VMware
3 1200 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 887 (22.44%) Juniper
5 843 (21.33%) CheckPoint
6 661 (16.73%) Citrix
7 543 (13.74%) HP
8 466 (11.79%) F5
9 276 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 214 (5.41%) Symantec
11 207 (5.24%) SolarWinds
12 194 (4.91%) NetApp
13 180 (4.55%) Dell
14 169 (4.28%) Avaya
15 166 (4.20%) Apple
16 160 (4.05%) Oracle
17 142 (3.59%) Riverbed
18 136 (3.44%) Blue Coat
19 135 (3.42%) EMC
20 123 (3.11%) Fortinet
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Base Salary + Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c.20-25,000 + Bonus + Big Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and training.
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Highly Attractive Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + Benifts
Posted: 21 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c65,000 + DOTE uncapped + Pension + Incentives + Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £65k plus outstanding package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Church International Ltd.
Salary: Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mana Resourcing
Salary: Oyster Card
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday