Period
to 30 October 2020

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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 85 58
Rank change year-on-year +42 -27 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 195 359 510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.30% 3.56% 4.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.31% 27.59% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 195 332 480
Median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,000 £84,875 £87,625
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £54,163 £55,000
% change year-on-year +24.62% -1.52% +3.77%

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 496 1,301 1,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.47% 12.89% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 443 1,136 1,332
Median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,905 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £56,820 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.40% +3.31% +4.76%

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 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the City of London

Firewall
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the City of London region over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. 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
London Bridge +15 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 98 (50.26%) Cisco
2 81 (41.54%) Finance
3 80 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (38.46%) WAN
5 71 (36.41%) Microsoft
6 70 (35.90%) CheckPoint
7 67 (34.36%) Azure
8 63 (32.31%) VPN
9 46 (23.59%) AWS
10 45 (23.08%) Office 365
10 45 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
10 45 (23.08%) Information Security
11 44 (22.56%) Network Security
11 44 (22.56%) Linux
12 43 (22.05%) LAN
13 42 (21.54%) Degree
13 42 (21.54%) DevOps
14 41 (21.03%) Data Centre
15 40 (20.51%) BGP
16 38 (19.49%) OSPF
17 37 (18.97%) Active Directory
18 36 (18.46%) DNS
18 36 (18.46%) Windows
18 36 (18.46%) Python
19 35 (17.95%) CISSP
20 34 (17.44%) Palo Alto
21 33 (16.92%) Multicast
21 33 (16.92%) CCNP
21 33 (16.92%) CISM
22 32 (16.41%) DHCP

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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.54%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 67 (34.36%) Azure
2 46 (23.59%) AWS
3 45 (23.08%) Office 365
4 23 (11.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 7 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.08%) SaaS
7 5 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.56%) IaaS
8 4 (2.05%) Apigee
8 4 (2.05%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.54%) GCP
10 2 (1.03%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.03%) PaaS
10 2 (1.03%) Serverless
11 1 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.51%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.51%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.51%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (38.46%) WAN
2 63 (32.31%) VPN
3 44 (22.56%) Network Security
4 43 (22.05%) LAN
5 40 (20.51%) BGP
6 38 (19.49%) OSPF
7 36 (18.46%) DNS
8 33 (16.92%) Multicast
9 32 (16.41%) Cisco IOS
9 32 (16.41%) DHCP
10 27 (13.85%) NX-OS
11 24 (12.31%) PBX
11 24 (12.31%) TCP/IP
12 23 (11.79%) MPLS
13 22 (11.28%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (9.74%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (8.72%) EIGRP
16 17 (8.72%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (8.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.15%) Big Data
1 12 (6.15%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.62%) Neo4j
2 9 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.03%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.51%) HBase
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Redis
6 1 (0.51%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.05%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.05%) JIRA
5 3 (1.54%) Gradle
5 3 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (0.51%) GitLab
6 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (41.54%) Finance
2 28 (14.36%) Banking
2 28 (14.36%) Financial Institution
3 11 (5.64%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.10%) Law
5 6 (3.08%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.08%) Retail
6 4 (2.05%) Marketing
7 3 (1.54%) Electronics
7 3 (1.54%) International Banking
7 3 (1.54%) Legal
7 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.54%) Publishing
7 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.03%) Police
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.51%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 80 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 57 (29.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 22 (11.28%) Analyst
5 21 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (10.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 20 (10.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (9.74%) Security Analyst
8 16 (8.21%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (7.69%) Security Specialist
10 12 (6.15%) Information Analyst
10 12 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (6.15%) Security Risk Analyst
11 11 (5.64%) Information Security Analyst
11 11 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.72%) 802.1X
2 12 (6.15%) Kafka
3 11 (5.64%) YAML
4 10 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (3.08%) SAML
6 5 (2.56%) JSON
6 5 (2.56%) LDAP
7 4 (2.05%) .NET
7 4 (2.05%) React
7 4 (2.05%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.03%) OAuth
9 1 (0.51%) LAMP
9 1 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.51%) Node.js
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.51%) Spring
9 1 (0.51%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.03%) Data Centre
2 29 (14.87%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 7 (3.59%) Robotics
7 6 (3.08%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.03%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.03%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.03%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.51%) CMDB
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.56%) Linux
2 36 (18.46%) Windows
3 24 (12.31%) Windows Server
4 16 (8.21%) Unix
5 10 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (3.59%) Solaris
7 7 (3.59%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.08%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.56%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.54%) CentOS
10 3 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.51%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.51%) Check Point GAiA
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
1 45 (23.08%) Information Security
2 42 (21.54%) DevOps
3 32 (16.41%) SIEM
4 30 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 27 (13.85%) Computer Science
5 27 (13.85%) ITIL
5 27 (13.85%) Network Monitoring
5 27 (13.85%) Network Virtualisation
6 26 (13.33%) Project Delivery
7 24 (12.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (10.26%) Data Protection
8 20 (10.26%) Internal Audit
8 20 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 20 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (8.72%) Patch Management
10 16 (8.21%) Change Management
10 16 (8.21%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (8.21%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.46%) Python
2 18 (9.23%) Java
2 18 (9.23%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 15 (7.69%) SQL
4 13 (6.67%) Perl
5 12 (6.15%) PHP
6 9 (4.62%) Go
7 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.05%) C#
9 3 (1.54%) Ruby
9 3 (1.54%) VBScript
10 2 (1.03%) C
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 80 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (21.54%) Degree
3 35 (17.95%) CISSP
4 33 (16.92%) CCNP
4 33 (16.92%) CISM
5 27 (13.85%) CCNA
6 25 (12.82%) CCSP
7 22 (11.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 21 (10.77%) CISA
9 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (4.10%) GCIA
10 8 (4.10%) GCIH
11 7 (3.59%) CREST Certified
11 7 (3.59%) GCFA
12 5 (2.56%) CRISC
12 5 (2.56%) MCSE
13 4 (2.05%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 4 (2.05%) Master's Degree
13 4 (2.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.38%) NIST
2 16 (8.21%) Cyber Essentials
2 16 (8.21%) GDPR
3 13 (6.67%) COBIT
4 12 (6.15%) SLA
5 11 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (2.05%) ISO 31000
8 3 (1.54%) PCI DSS
9 2 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 37 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (11.28%) Docker
3 13 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.59%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.54%) vSphere
6 2 (1.03%) XenApp
6 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.51%) HDFS
7 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 16 (8.21%) Ansible
3 9 (4.62%) Netcool
3 9 (4.62%) Opsview
3 9 (4.62%) Puppet
4 7 (3.59%) CSIRT
5 6 (3.08%) Terraform
6 5 (2.56%) SCCM
7 4 (2.05%) Istio
8 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.54%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.54%) QRadar
8 3 (1.54%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.54%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.03%) MaaS360
9 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.03%) SCOM
9 2 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 98 (50.26%) Cisco
2 71 (36.41%) Microsoft
3 70 (35.90%) CheckPoint
4 34 (17.44%) Palo Alto
5 26 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 26 (13.33%) Infoblox
6 24 (12.31%) Meraki
7 23 (11.79%) VMware
8 22 (11.28%) F5
9 19 (9.74%) Netskope
9 19 (9.74%) Zscaler
10 13 (6.67%) ForeScout
11 12 (6.15%) Juniper
12 10 (5.13%) Splunk
13 9 (4.62%) AppDynamics
13 9 (4.62%) Citrix
13 9 (4.62%) Dynatrace
13 9 (4.62%) Riverbed
13 9 (4.62%) SevOne
13 9 (4.62%) SolarWinds