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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 112 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -61 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 232 148 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.88% 2.71% 4.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.25% 29.78% 36.38%
Number of salaries quoted 190 140 262
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £39,550
25th Percentile £52,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,313 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,575 £97,625 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%

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 767 497 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.51% 9.08% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 588 442 690
10th Percentile £35,053 £40,000 £36,000
25th Percentile £47,250 £49,438 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £81,063 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,750 £100,675 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 103 (44.40%) Azure
2 85 (36.64%) Cisco
3 80 (34.48%) Windows
4 75 (32.33%) Microsoft
5 73 (31.47%) Finance
6 58 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (24.57%) WAN
8 56 (24.14%) AWS
9 50 (21.55%) VMware
9 50 (21.55%) Social Skills
10 48 (20.69%) Active Directory
11 47 (20.26%) Information Security
12 45 (19.40%) LAN
12 45 (19.40%) Microsoft 365
13 44 (18.97%) Cybersecurity
13 44 (18.97%) CCNP
13 44 (18.97%) Windows Server
14 41 (17.67%) Data Centre
15 40 (17.24%) Network Security
16 39 (16.81%) VPN
17 38 (16.38%) Linux
18 37 (15.95%) Palo Alto
19 35 (15.09%) SIEM
20 34 (14.66%) Python
21 33 (14.22%) CISSP
22 32 (13.79%) DNS
22 32 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
23 31 (13.36%) Security Operations
24 30 (12.93%) SolarWinds
24 30 (12.93%) ITIL

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 16 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.88%) IIS
2 9 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.16%) nginx
4 4 (1.72%) Apache
5 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.43%) Fidessa
2 1 (0.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 103 (44.40%) Azure
2 56 (24.14%) AWS
3 45 (19.40%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (7.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (7.33%) GCP
5 12 (5.17%) PaaS
6 11 (4.74%) Azure DevOps
7 10 (4.31%) IaaS
8 9 (3.88%) SaaS
9 8 (3.45%) OneDrive
10 7 (3.02%) Azure Sentinel
11 6 (2.59%) GitHub
12 4 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.72%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.72%) Power Platform
12 4 (1.72%) Serverless
12 4 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (1.29%) PowerApps
13 3 (1.29%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 57 (24.57%) WAN
2 45 (19.40%) LAN
3 40 (17.24%) Network Security
4 39 (16.81%) VPN
5 32 (13.79%) DNS
6 24 (10.34%) Wireless
7 21 (9.05%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (9.05%) SD-WAN
8 18 (7.76%) Cisco ISE
8 18 (7.76%) TCP/IP
9 16 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (6.03%) OSPF
10 14 (6.03%) VLAN
11 13 (5.60%) MPLS
12 12 (5.17%) BGP
12 12 (5.17%) DHCP
12 12 (5.17%) VXLAN
12 12 (5.17%) Wireshark
13 10 (4.31%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) MySQL
3 3 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.29%) ArangoDB
3 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Flink
5 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (4.74%) GitLab
2 9 (3.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.02%) CircleCI
4 6 (2.59%) JIRA
4 6 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.72%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.72%) JMeter
5 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.29%) Gradle
6 3 (1.29%) Maven
6 3 (1.29%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
General
1 73 (31.47%) Finance
2 50 (21.55%) Social Skills
3 13 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.45%) Banking
4 8 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.45%) Law
5 7 (3.02%) Marketing
5 7 (3.02%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (2.59%) Back Office
6 6 (2.59%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (2.59%) Legal
7 3 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (1.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.29%) Retail
8 2 (0.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (21.98%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.66%) Analyst
3 25 (10.78%) Security Engineer
4 17 (7.33%) Architect
4 17 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.33%) Security Analyst
5 16 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 15 (6.47%) Network Architect
6 15 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.17%) IT Analyst
8 11 (4.74%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (4.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) Network Manager
10 9 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.45%) Information Analyst
11 8 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.45%) Web Services
2 6 (2.59%) CSS
2 6 (2.59%) Twig
3 5 (2.16%) YAML
4 4 (1.72%) .NET
4 4 (1.72%) ARM Templates
4 4 (1.72%) JSON
4 4 (1.72%) Kafka
5 3 (1.29%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.86%) LDAP
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Blueprints
7 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.43%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.67%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.76%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (3.02%) Cyberattack
5 7 (3.02%) PKI
6 5 (2.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (2.16%) SCADA
7 4 (1.72%) CSOC
7 4 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 3 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.29%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.86%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 80 (34.48%) Windows
2 44 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 38 (16.38%) Linux
4 23 (9.91%) Windows 10
5 19 (8.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (5.60%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (4.31%) Unix
9 6 (2.59%) Android
9 6 (2.59%) CentOS
10 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.43%) Solaris
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.26%) Information Security
2 44 (18.97%) Cybersecurity
3 35 (15.09%) SIEM
4 31 (13.36%) Security Operations
5 30 (12.93%) ITIL
6 27 (11.64%) Incident Management
7 23 (9.91%) Agile
7 23 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (9.48%) DevOps
9 20 (8.62%) Computer Science
10 19 (8.19%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.76%) Change Management
11 18 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (7.33%) Data Loss Prevention
13 14 (6.03%) Migration
13 14 (6.03%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (6.03%) Technology Transformation
14 13 (5.60%) Infrastructure as Code
15 12 (5.17%) Load Balancing
15 12 (5.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.66%) Python
2 28 (12.07%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.05%) SQL
4 11 (4.74%) Bash
5 6 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.72%) Go
6 4 (1.72%) Java
6 4 (1.72%) PHP
7 3 (1.29%) Perl
7 3 (1.29%) Ruby
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) C#
8 1 (0.43%) R
8 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (18.97%) CCNP
3 33 (14.22%) CISSP
4 27 (11.64%) CCNA
5 25 (10.78%) Degree
6 22 (9.48%) CISM
7 18 (7.76%) CISA
8 17 (7.33%) CCIE
9 16 (6.90%) Security Cleared
10 15 (6.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (5.17%) SC Cleared
12 8 (3.45%) CRISC
13 7 (3.02%) CEH
14 6 (2.59%) CREST Certified
14 6 (2.59%) Master's Degree
14 6 (2.59%) OSCE
14 6 (2.59%) OSCP
15 5 (2.16%) GXPN
15 5 (2.16%) OSWP
15 5 (2.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (8.62%) NIST
3 15 (6.47%) SLA
4 8 (3.45%) GRC
5 7 (3.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (2.59%) GDPR
6 6 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.72%) PCI DSS
8 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.29%) QA
9 2 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.43%) COBIT
10 1 (0.43%) ISA99
10 1 (0.43%) NIST 800
System Software
1 48 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.02%) Docker
4 7 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (3.02%) VMware NSX
5 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.29%) Ceph
6 3 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.86%) iptables
7 2 (0.86%) NFS
7 2 (0.86%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) KVM
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (10.78%) Ansible
2 17 (7.33%) Terraform
3 14 (6.03%) FortiGate
4 13 (5.60%) SCCM
5 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (4.74%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.45%) Puppet
8 7 (3.02%) SCOM
9 5 (2.16%) TrustSec
10 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.29%) CASB
11 3 (1.29%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.86%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (0.86%) Pingdom
12 2 (0.86%) SCSM
12 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.86%) yum
13 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
13 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 85 (36.64%) Cisco
2 75 (32.33%) Microsoft
3 50 (21.55%) VMware
4 37 (15.95%) Palo Alto
5 30 (12.93%) SolarWinds
6 27 (11.64%) Citrix
6 27 (11.64%) F5
7 24 (10.34%) CheckPoint
8 21 (9.05%) Juniper
9 18 (7.76%) Riverbed
10 17 (7.33%) Fortinet
11 16 (6.90%) Arista
11 16 (6.90%) Aruba
12 15 (6.47%) Meraki
12 15 (6.47%) Zscaler
13 9 (3.88%) Dell
14 8 (3.45%) ForeScout
15 7 (3.02%) Mitel
15 7 (3.02%) Splunk
16 6 (2.59%) Intel