Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 74 67
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 601 548 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.24% 4.01% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.35% 26.30% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 543 506 521
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% -1.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,625 £34,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,858 2,084 2,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.12% 15.24% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,646 1,837 1,915
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,875 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,250
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% +5.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Central London

Firewall
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Central London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Central London over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Central London

Firewall
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 509 £55,000 - 71
West End of London -20 13 £51,250 +40.41% 19
City of Westminster -2 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Camden +5 4 £45,000 +23.29%
Southwark +60 2 £50,000 -14.89%
Kensington and Chelsea -5 2 £24,000 -28.36%
Lambeth - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
London

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 350 (58.24%) Windows
2 239 (39.77%) Cisco
2 239 (39.77%) Finance
3 222 (36.94%) Microsoft
4 220 (36.61%) Active Directory
5 200 (33.28%) Windows Server
6 175 (29.12%) VMware
7 166 (27.62%) TCP/IP
8 154 (25.62%) Office 365
9 150 (24.96%) Microsoft Azure
10 149 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
11 141 (23.46%) Linux
12 133 (22.13%) VPN
13 130 (21.63%) DNS
13 130 (21.63%) WAN
14 129 (21.46%) Information Security
15 127 (21.13%) CCNP
15 127 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 126 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
17 117 (19.47%) Network Security
18 115 (19.13%) Cybersecurity
19 112 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
19 112 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 111 (18.47%) Hyper-V
21 108 (17.97%) LAN
22 106 (17.64%) Data Centre
23 101 (16.81%) PowerShell
23 101 (16.81%) CISSP
23 101 (16.81%) CheckPoint
24 96 (15.97%) Amazon AWS

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (13.31%) MS Exchange
2 42 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.49%) IIS
5 20 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (3.00%) Apache
7 17 (2.83%) Skype for Business
8 12 (2.00%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.83%) nginx
10 9 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.83%) Confluence
12 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.33%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.33%) CMS
14 2 (0.33%) JBoss
14 2 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 64 (10.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 9 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 154 (25.62%) Office 365
2 150 (24.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (4.33%) IaaS
5 25 (4.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (3.99%) SaaS
7 20 (3.33%) PaaS
8 18 (3.00%) G Suite
9 10 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.16%) Mimecast
11 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.00%) GitHub
11 6 (1.00%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.67%) Slack
13 3 (0.50%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (27.62%) TCP/IP
2 133 (22.13%) VPN
3 130 (21.63%) DNS
3 130 (21.63%) WAN
4 117 (19.47%) Network Security
5 108 (17.97%) LAN
6 93 (15.47%) DHCP
7 78 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
8 70 (11.65%) BGP
9 68 (11.31%) VLAN
10 59 (9.82%) OSPF
11 52 (8.65%) Wireless
12 50 (8.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 50 (8.32%) Internet
13 48 (7.99%) Cisco IOS
13 48 (7.99%) SAN
14 44 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 44 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
15 40 (6.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 38 (6.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.16%) MySQL
3 14 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.66%) Big Data
6 8 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.67%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.67%) HBase
9 4 (0.67%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.67%) Scylla
10 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.50%) Redis
11 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.17%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.33%) JIRA
3 11 (1.83%) Maven
4 9 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.33%) Ant
5 8 (1.33%) Gradle
5 8 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.00%) Metasploit
7 5 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.67%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.67%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.50%) Hudson
9 3 (0.50%) Subversion
10 2 (0.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.33%) GoCD
10 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.17%) JMeter
General
1 239 (39.77%) Finance
2 66 (10.98%) Legal
3 63 (10.48%) Banking
4 59 (9.82%) Law
5 30 (4.99%) Advertising
6 22 (3.66%) Financial Institution
7 18 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.16%) Retail
9 10 (1.66%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (21.46%) Network Engineer
2 88 (14.64%) Analyst
3 79 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 70 (11.65%) Security Engineer
5 64 (10.65%) Support Engineer
6 60 (9.98%) Security Analyst
7 44 (7.32%) IT Support
8 40 (6.66%) IT Analyst
9 39 (6.49%) IT Engineer
10 35 (5.82%) Senior Network Engineer
11 32 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 32 (5.32%) Security Manager
12 29 (4.83%) IT Security Analyst
12 29 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
13 28 (4.66%) Administrator
13 28 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
14 27 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
15 26 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
16 25 (4.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 24 (3.99%) Cisco Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.99%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (5.16%) 802.1X
3 28 (4.66%) .NET
4 15 (2.50%) LDAP
5 14 (2.33%) Web Services
6 11 (1.83%) JSON
7 10 (1.66%) HTML
7 10 (1.66%) XML
8 8 (1.33%) LAMP
8 8 (1.33%) Regular Expression
9 6 (1.00%) CSS
9 6 (1.00%) Kafka
10 4 (0.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 4 (0.67%) XMPP
10 4 (0.67%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.50%) Middleware
12 2 (0.33%) Node.js
12 2 (0.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (17.64%) Data Centre
2 62 (10.32%) Computer Science
3 52 (8.65%) Management Information System
4 48 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.99%) PKI
6 21 (3.49%) Fintech
7 18 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (2.00%) Clustering
10 11 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.83%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.83%) Replication
11 9 (1.50%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.50%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.33%) Cyberattack
13 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
13 7 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.00%) BYOD
14 6 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 350 (58.24%) Windows
2 200 (33.28%) Windows Server
3 141 (23.46%) Linux
4 126 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (11.65%) Windows 10
7 62 (10.32%) Windows 7
8 51 (8.49%) Unix
9 28 (4.66%) Mac OS X
10 22 (3.66%) CentOS
11 18 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (2.83%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.33%) Android
14 13 (2.16%) Ubuntu
15 12 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.50%) Windows XP
17 8 (1.33%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.33%) Mac OS
18 7 (1.16%) HPUX
19 6 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (21.46%) Information Security
2 115 (19.13%) Cybersecurity
3 112 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 81 (13.48%) DevOps
5 78 (12.98%) SIEM
6 73 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
7 71 (11.81%) ITIL
8 67 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (7.99%) Penetration Testing
9 48 (7.99%) Vulnerability Management
10 47 (7.82%) Configuration Management
11 45 (7.49%) Time Management
12 44 (7.32%) Security Architecture
13 43 (7.15%) Open Source
14 42 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
15 41 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
16 39 (6.49%) Scrum
17 38 (6.32%) Systems Engineering
18 37 (6.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 71 (11.81%) SQL
3 62 (10.32%) Python
4 44 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.00%) Java
6 17 (2.83%) Perl
7 15 (2.50%) Ruby
8 12 (2.00%) PHP
9 8 (1.33%) C#
10 7 (1.16%) C
11 5 (0.83%) C++
11 5 (0.83%) C-shell
11 5 (0.83%) Korn
11 5 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.17%) Go
14 1 (0.17%) Lisp
14 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 149 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (21.13%) CCNP
3 101 (16.81%) CISSP
4 87 (14.48%) Degree
5 76 (12.65%) CCIE
6 51 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 46 (7.65%) CISM
9 42 (6.99%) CCNA
10 40 (6.66%) CEH
11 32 (5.32%) MCSE
12 30 (4.99%) GIAC
13 24 (3.99%) GSEC
14 19 (3.16%) MCSA
15 15 (2.50%) CCSA
16 13 (2.16%) CCSE
17 11 (1.83%) SSCP
18 9 (1.50%) CISA
18 9 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 8 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.15%) GDPR
2 53 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (4.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 23 (3.83%) MiFID
5 16 (2.66%) SLA
6 8 (1.33%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.67%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.50%) COBIT
10 2 (0.33%) PMO
10 2 (0.33%) QA
11 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.17%) FINRA
11 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 220 (36.61%) Active Directory
2 127 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (18.47%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.49%) Docker
5 23 (3.83%) Snort
6 16 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
6 16 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.66%) XenApp
7 13 (2.16%) vSphere
7 13 (2.16%) XenServer
8 11 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.16%) KVM
10 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.83%) Firmware
12 4 (0.67%) HDFS
12 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.50%) Xen
14 2 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 63 (10.48%) SCCM
2 51 (8.49%) Ansible
3 44 (7.32%) SCOM
4 35 (5.82%) Puppet
5 25 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.83%) OSSEC
7 22 (3.66%) FortiGate
8 21 (3.49%) Terraform
9 20 (3.33%) Nagios
10 15 (2.50%) Backup Exec
10 15 (2.50%) Kubernetes
10 15 (2.50%) Nessus
11 14 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (2.33%) WSUS
12 11 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 10 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (1.50%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 239 (39.77%) Cisco
2 222 (36.94%) Microsoft
3 175 (29.12%) VMware
4 101 (16.81%) CheckPoint
5 83 (13.81%) Palo Alto
6 74 (12.31%) F5
7 63 (10.48%) Citrix
8 62 (10.32%) Juniper
9 39 (6.49%) HP
10 26 (4.33%) Google
10 26 (4.33%) Splunk
11 23 (3.83%) Meraki
12 22 (3.66%) Veeam
13 21 (3.49%) Oracle
13 21 (3.49%) Red Hat
13 21 (3.49%) Symantec
14 19 (3.16%) SolarWinds
15 17 (2.83%) Apple
16 16 (2.66%) Dell
17 15 (2.50%) Forcepoint