Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 110 85 72
Rank change year-on-year -25 -13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 164 151 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.61% 3.48% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.54% 32.54% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 137 135 328
10th Percentile £29,750 £39,375 £32,675
25th Percentile £37,500 £47,356 £44,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £60,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.57% +5.22%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £75,250
90th Percentile £93,450 £97,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39% +4.55%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 618 464 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.84% 10.69% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 490 410 1,027
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,195 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% +17.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £90,500
Central London median annual salary £60,305 £65,000 £56,820
% change year-on-year -7.22% +14.40% +3.31%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the City of London

Firewall
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in the City of London.

Salary trend for Firewall in the City of London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 82 (50.00%) Windows
2 73 (44.51%) Azure
3 64 (39.02%) Active Directory
4 63 (38.41%) Microsoft
4 63 (38.41%) Finance
5 58 (35.37%) Social Skills
6 57 (34.76%) VMware
6 57 (34.76%) Microsoft 365
7 50 (30.49%) Windows Server
8 44 (26.83%) Cisco
9 42 (25.61%) Cybersecurity
10 36 (21.95%) Windows 10
10 36 (21.95%) DNS
11 35 (21.34%) AWS
12 34 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 33 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (18.90%) PowerShell
14 31 (18.90%) WAN
15 30 (18.29%) VPN
15 30 (18.29%) LAN
16 28 (17.07%) Linux
16 28 (17.07%) TCP/IP
17 27 (16.46%) Information Security
17 27 (16.46%) SIEM
18 26 (15.85%) ITIL
18 26 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
18 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2016
19 25 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (14.63%) Migration
21 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 13 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.83%) IIS
3 3 (1.83%) nginx
4 2 (1.22%) Confluence
4 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.61%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 73 (44.51%) Azure
2 57 (34.76%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (21.34%) AWS
4 20 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (9.15%) SaaS
6 13 (7.93%) GCP
6 13 (7.93%) PaaS
7 12 (7.32%) OneDrive
8 9 (5.49%) Power Platform
8 9 (5.49%) PowerApps
8 9 (5.49%) Smartsheet
9 8 (4.88%) IaaS
10 5 (3.05%) OpenShift
11 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.83%) GitHub
12 2 (1.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (1.22%) Azure Sentinel
12 2 (1.22%) Cloud Run
12 2 (1.22%) Mimecast
12 2 (1.22%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.95%) DNS
2 31 (18.90%) WAN
3 30 (18.29%) LAN
3 30 (18.29%) VPN
4 28 (17.07%) TCP/IP
5 19 (11.59%) Wireless
6 18 (10.98%) Network Security
7 13 (7.93%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (6.71%) BGP
8 11 (6.71%) OSPF
9 9 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (5.49%) DHCP
9 9 (5.49%) WebEx
10 8 (4.88%) VoIP
11 7 (4.27%) MPLS
11 7 (4.27%) VLAN
12 6 (3.66%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (3.66%) Ethernet
13 5 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (3.05%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.83%) ArangoDB
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.22%) Cloud Spanner
3 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.22%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
4 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.05%) JIRA
3 3 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.83%) GitLab
3 3 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.22%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.61%) GoCD
5 1 (0.61%) Gradle
5 1 (0.61%) Maven
5 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.61%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.61%) Travis CI
General
1 63 (38.41%) Finance
2 58 (35.37%) Social Skills
3 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.32%) Banking
5 9 (5.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 9 (5.49%) Influencing Skills
5 9 (5.49%) Marketing
6 8 (4.88%) Law
7 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.22%) Digital Economy
9 2 (1.22%) Games
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Environmental Health
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 25 (15.24%) Security Engineer
2 20 (12.20%) IT Support
3 19 (11.59%) Network Engineer
4 18 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.76%) IT Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) Analyst
6 14 (8.54%) Architect
7 12 (7.32%) Network Architect
8 11 (6.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Incident Manager
10 9 (5.49%) Major Incident Manager
10 9 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
11 8 (4.88%) IT Technician
11 8 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.66%) Kafka
2 5 (3.05%) JSON
3 3 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.22%) ARM Templates
4 2 (1.22%) REST
4 2 (1.22%) SOAP
4 2 (1.22%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.61%) .NET
5 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) RESTful
5 1 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.54%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.71%) PKI
4 5 (3.05%) DataPower
5 4 (2.44%) Clustering
5 4 (2.44%) Cyberattack
5 4 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.22%) BYOD
7 2 (1.22%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.61%) Eurex
8 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 82 (50.00%) Windows
2 50 (30.49%) Windows Server
3 36 (21.95%) Windows 10
4 28 (17.07%) Linux
5 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (3.05%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.61%) CentOS
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.61%) Unix
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.61%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (16.46%) Information Security
3 27 (16.46%) SIEM
4 26 (15.85%) ITIL
4 26 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (14.63%) Migration
6 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.59%) Mentoring
8 18 (10.98%) Incident Management
9 17 (10.37%) Change Management
9 17 (10.37%) Security Operations
10 15 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (7.93%) Attack Monitoring
11 13 (7.93%) CI/CD
11 13 (7.93%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (7.32%) DevOps
13 11 (6.71%) Data Analysis
13 11 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (6.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.90%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.59%) SQL
3 18 (10.98%) Python
4 7 (4.27%) Java
5 5 (3.05%) Bash
6 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.22%) R
7 2 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.61%) Go
8 1 (0.61%) Groovy
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.98%) CCNP
3 17 (10.37%) Degree
4 13 (7.93%) CISSP
5 12 (7.32%) CCIE
6 10 (6.10%) SANS
7 7 (4.27%) CCNA
8 6 (3.66%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.44%) CEH
10 4 (2.44%) CISM
11 3 (1.83%) CCSP
11 3 (1.83%) CISA
11 3 (1.83%) OSCP
12 2 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.22%) CRISC
12 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.61%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.49%) SLA
3 8 (4.88%) NIST
4 6 (3.66%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.44%) GDPR
6 2 (1.22%) GRC
6 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 64 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 33 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.10%) Ceph
5 9 (5.49%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.05%) Docker
6 5 (3.05%) VMware NSX
7 4 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.44%) vSphere
8 3 (1.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (9.76%) Terraform
2 13 (7.93%) Ansible
3 12 (7.32%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.88%) FortiGate
4 8 (4.88%) SCCM
5 4 (2.44%) Grafana
5 4 (2.44%) Prometheus
5 4 (2.44%) Puppet
6 3 (1.83%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.83%) SCOM
6 3 (1.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.22%) CASB
7 2 (1.22%) SCSM
8 1 (0.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.61%) Graphite
8 1 (0.61%) Kibana
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.61%) VxRail
Vendors
1 63 (38.41%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.76%) VMware
3 44 (26.83%) Cisco
4 21 (12.80%) CheckPoint
5 20 (12.20%) Citrix
5 20 (12.20%) Splunk
6 19 (11.59%) Palo Alto
7 18 (10.98%) Fortinet
8 16 (9.76%) Aruba
9 15 (9.15%) SolarWinds
10 14 (8.54%) Dell
10 14 (8.54%) F5
11 11 (6.71%) Google
11 11 (6.71%) Meraki
11 11 (6.71%) Nimble Storage
12 10 (6.10%) Juniper
13 9 (5.49%) Arista
14 8 (4.88%) Tripwire
15 7 (4.27%) Sophos
16 5 (3.05%) IBM