Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 82 52
Rank change year-on-year +24 -30 +28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 588 528 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.56% 3.67% 5.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.14% 24.68% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 536 484 566
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,575 £28,500
90th Percentile £84,250 £80,000 £78,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,627 2,139 2,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.62% 14.86% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,444 1,909 1,915
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +6.80%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £78,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +29 496 £57,500 +4.55% 105
City of Westminster +9 25 £27,500 -31.25%
West End of London -1 10 £52,500 +31.25%
Kensington and Chelsea -3 4 £51,644 +54.16%
Southwark +77 1 £50,000 -14.89%
Lambeth - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 344 (58.50%) Windows
2 246 (41.84%) Cisco
3 225 (38.27%) Finance
4 222 (37.76%) Active Directory
5 201 (34.18%) Microsoft
6 180 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
7 179 (30.44%) Windows Server
8 157 (26.70%) CCNP
8 157 (26.70%) WAN
9 156 (26.53%) Office 365
10 151 (25.68%) TCP/IP
11 147 (25.00%) Network Security
12 145 (24.66%) VPN
12 145 (24.66%) VMware
13 132 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
14 128 (21.77%) CheckPoint
15 127 (21.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 122 (20.75%) LAN
17 120 (20.41%) Linux
18 117 (19.90%) DNS
19 110 (18.71%) Information Security
19 110 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
20 107 (18.20%) Cybersecurity
21 102 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
21 102 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
22 101 (17.18%) PowerShell
22 101 (17.18%) Hyper-V
23 100 (17.01%) Data Centre
24 99 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
25 84 (14.29%) Windows 10

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 59 (10.03%) MS Exchange
2 38 (6.46%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.93%) IIS
4 19 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.72%) Apache
6 15 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.53%) nginx
7 9 (1.53%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.02%) Confluence
8 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.02%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.34%) CMS
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.17%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 156 (26.53%) Office 365
2 132 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (3.06%) IaaS
6 15 (2.55%) SaaS
7 12 (2.04%) PaaS
8 10 (1.70%) G Suite
9 8 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.36%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.02%) GitHub
11 5 (0.85%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.68%) Dropbox
12 4 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.68%) Slack
13 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 157 (26.70%) WAN
2 151 (25.68%) TCP/IP
3 147 (25.00%) Network Security
4 145 (24.66%) VPN
5 122 (20.75%) LAN
6 117 (19.90%) DNS
7 83 (14.12%) DHCP
8 74 (12.59%) BGP
9 71 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
10 69 (11.73%) Internet
11 66 (11.22%) OSPF
11 66 (11.22%) VLAN
12 60 (10.20%) MPLS
13 54 (9.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 53 (9.01%) Wireless
15 52 (8.84%) NetScaler
16 50 (8.50%) Cisco IOS
16 50 (8.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 50 (8.50%) VoIP
17 47 (7.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.04%) Big Data
3 10 (1.70%) MySQL
4 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.68%) Redis
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.51%) HBase
9 3 (0.51%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.51%) Scylla
10 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.17%) DB2
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.72%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.38%) JIRA
3 12 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.87%) Maven
5 8 (1.36%) Ant
5 8 (1.36%) Gradle
5 8 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.85%) Metasploit
7 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.68%) Hudson
9 3 (0.51%) Subversion
10 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.17%) CMake
10 1 (0.17%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.17%) Selenium
10 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 225 (38.27%) Finance
2 60 (10.20%) Legal
3 52 (8.84%) Law
4 39 (6.63%) Banking
5 26 (4.42%) Advertising
6 24 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.36%) Retail
9 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
11 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 95 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 87 (14.80%) Analyst
4 76 (12.93%) Security Engineer
5 57 (9.69%) Security Analyst
5 57 (9.69%) Support Engineer
6 43 (7.31%) Senior Network Engineer
7 41 (6.97%) IT Analyst
8 34 (5.78%) IT Support
8 34 (5.78%) Network Security Engineer
9 33 (5.61%) IT Security Analyst
10 32 (5.44%) Cisco Analyst
11 31 (5.27%) Cisco Security Analyst
12 30 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (4.76%) Security Manager
14 27 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 27 (4.59%) IT Engineer
14 27 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
15 25 (4.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (4.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.61%) Elastic Stack
2 27 (4.59%) 802.1X
3 23 (3.91%) .NET
4 12 (2.04%) LDAP
5 11 (1.87%) Web Services
6 10 (1.70%) Regular Expression
7 8 (1.36%) JSON
8 7 (1.19%) XML
9 6 (1.02%) Kafka
10 5 (0.85%) HTML
10 5 (0.85%) XMPP
11 3 (0.51%) LAMP
11 3 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (0.51%) Node.js
12 2 (0.34%) CSS
12 2 (0.34%) jQuery
12 2 (0.34%) REST
12 2 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.34%) YAML
13 1 (0.17%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.01%) Data Centre
2 55 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 35 (5.95%) PKI
5 23 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.57%) Fintech
7 15 (2.55%) Clustering
8 14 (2.38%) Replication
9 13 (2.21%) Cyberattack
9 13 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.36%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.36%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.36%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (1.02%) BYOD
13 6 (1.02%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.85%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 344 (58.50%) Windows
2 179 (30.44%) Windows Server
3 120 (20.41%) Linux
4 110 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (17.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 50 (8.50%) Windows 7
8 47 (7.99%) Unix
9 20 (3.40%) Mac OS X
10 16 (2.72%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.21%) CentOS
11 13 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.70%) Android
13 8 (1.36%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.19%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.19%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.85%) HPUX
17 4 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (21.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 110 (18.71%) Information Security
3 107 (18.20%) Cybersecurity
4 80 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
5 72 (12.24%) DevOps
6 70 (11.90%) SIEM
7 58 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (8.33%) ITIL
9 43 (7.31%) Penetration Testing
10 40 (6.80%) Computer Science
10 40 (6.80%) Migration
11 39 (6.63%) Scrum
11 39 (6.63%) Systems Engineering
12 37 (6.29%) Load Balancing
13 36 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
14 35 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 33 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (5.61%) Open Source
16 32 (5.44%) Kalman Filter
16 32 (5.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.18%) PowerShell
2 61 (10.37%) SQL
3 60 (10.20%) Python
4 36 (6.12%) Bash Shell
5 18 (3.06%) Java
6 16 (2.72%) Perl
7 14 (2.38%) Ruby
8 10 (1.70%) C#
9 9 (1.53%) C
10 5 (0.85%) C-shell
10 5 (0.85%) Korn
11 4 (0.68%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.68%) PHP
11 4 (0.68%) VB
12 3 (0.51%) C++
13 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.17%) AWK
14 1 (0.17%) Lisp
14 1 (0.17%) sed
Qualifications
1 180 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (26.70%) CCNP
3 81 (13.78%) CCIE
4 71 (12.07%) Degree
5 66 (11.22%) CISSP
6 59 (10.03%) CCNA
7 41 (6.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (6.29%) CEH
10 34 (5.78%) CISM
11 31 (5.27%) GIAC
12 23 (3.91%) GSEC
13 22 (3.74%) MCSE
14 21 (3.57%) SSCP
15 15 (2.55%) CCIE Security
15 15 (2.55%) MCSA
16 9 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (1.36%) CCSA
17 8 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
18 7 (1.19%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (5.95%) GDPR
3 30 (5.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (3.23%) MiFID
5 11 (1.87%) SLA
6 7 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.85%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.68%) PMO
8 4 (0.68%) QA
9 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 222 (37.76%) Active Directory
2 102 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (17.18%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.59%) Docker
5 19 (3.23%) Snort
6 12 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.36%) XenApp
8 7 (1.19%) vSphere
8 7 (1.19%) XenServer
9 5 (0.85%) Firmware
9 5 (0.85%) KVM
9 5 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.51%) HDFS
10 3 (0.51%) NFS
10 3 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 58 (9.86%) SCCM
2 49 (8.33%) SCOM
3 42 (7.14%) Ansible
4 23 (3.91%) Puppet
5 21 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.23%) OSSEC
7 18 (3.06%) Nagios
8 16 (2.72%) Backup Exec
9 15 (2.55%) Kubernetes
9 15 (2.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (2.38%) FortiGate
10 14 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (2.38%) WSUS
11 12 (2.04%) Terraform
12 10 (1.70%) CASB
12 10 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 9 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (1.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 246 (41.84%) Cisco
2 201 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 145 (24.66%) VMware
4 128 (21.77%) CheckPoint
5 84 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 77 (13.10%) F5
7 66 (11.22%) Juniper
8 56 (9.52%) Citrix
9 35 (5.95%) HP
10 29 (4.93%) Splunk
11 22 (3.74%) Symantec
12 18 (3.06%) Meraki
13 17 (2.89%) SolarWinds
14 16 (2.72%) Qualys
15 15 (2.55%) McAfee
15 15 (2.55%) Oracle
16 14 (2.38%) Dell
16 14 (2.38%) Google
17 13 (2.21%) Forcepoint
17 13 (2.21%) Riverbed