Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 79 59
Rank change year-on-year +33 -20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 254 413 543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.09% 4.04% 4.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.97% 31.55% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 252 394 496
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +18.81%
10th Percentile £39,675 £29,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% -8.70% +15.00%

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 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 687 1,309 1,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.76% 12.81% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 611 1,178 1,479
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

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 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 117 (46.06%) Cisco
2 99 (38.98%) Finance
3 84 (33.07%) Microsoft
4 81 (31.89%) Azure
5 79 (31.10%) CheckPoint
6 78 (30.71%) WAN
7 71 (27.95%) Cisco Certification
8 66 (25.98%) AWS
9 58 (22.83%) Information Security
10 55 (21.65%) VPN
10 55 (21.65%) Windows
11 54 (21.26%) Linux
12 52 (20.47%) OSPF
12 52 (20.47%) BGP
12 52 (20.47%) Palo Alto
13 51 (20.08%) Network Security
14 49 (19.29%) DNS
15 47 (18.50%) CCNP
15 47 (18.50%) Active Directory
15 47 (18.50%) Python
16 46 (18.11%) Office 365
17 45 (17.72%) Data Centre
17 45 (17.72%) LAN
18 43 (16.93%) Cybersecurity
19 42 (16.54%) TCP/IP
20 40 (15.75%) DHCP
21 36 (14.17%) MPLS
22 35 (13.78%) CISSP
22 35 (13.78%) Cisco ASA
23 34 (13.39%) Cisco IOS

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 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.18%) IIS
3 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (6.69%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.94%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.18%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 81 (31.89%) Azure
2 66 (25.98%) AWS
3 46 (18.11%) Office 365
4 12 (4.72%) IaaS
5 9 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 7 (2.76%) SaaS
7 6 (2.36%) GCP
8 5 (1.97%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.57%) Apigee
9 4 (1.57%) PaaS
10 3 (1.18%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.18%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.18%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.79%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.79%) G Suite
11 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.79%) Serverless
12 1 (0.39%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 78 (30.71%) WAN
2 55 (21.65%) VPN
3 52 (20.47%) BGP
3 52 (20.47%) OSPF
4 51 (20.08%) Network Security
5 49 (19.29%) DNS
6 45 (17.72%) LAN
7 42 (16.54%) TCP/IP
8 40 (15.75%) DHCP
9 36 (14.17%) MPLS
10 35 (13.78%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (13.39%) Cisco IOS
12 31 (12.20%) Multicast
13 29 (11.42%) NX-OS
14 26 (10.24%) Wireless
15 23 (9.06%) EIGRP
15 23 (9.06%) VLAN
15 23 (9.06%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (8.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (7.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.91%) Big Data
1 15 (5.91%) NoSQL
2 13 (5.12%) Neo4j
3 10 (3.94%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.57%) JIRA
4 3 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.79%) Gradle
5 2 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (38.98%) Finance
2 34 (13.39%) Banking
3 28 (11.02%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.54%) Law
6 7 (2.76%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.36%) Electronics
7 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.36%) Marketing
8 5 (1.97%) Legal
9 4 (1.57%) Retail
10 3 (1.18%) International Banking
11 2 (0.79%) Front Office
12 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.39%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 96 (37.80%) Network Engineer
2 61 (24.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (14.57%) Analyst
4 35 (13.78%) Security Engineer
5 32 (12.60%) Security Analyst
6 16 (6.30%) Architect
6 16 (6.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (6.30%) Risk Analyst
6 16 (6.30%) Security Risk Analyst
6 16 (6.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 16 (6.30%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (5.91%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (5.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (5.51%) Information Analyst
8 14 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.12%) Compliance Analyst
9 13 (5.12%) Governance Analyst
9 13 (5.12%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (5.12%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.09%) 802.1X
2 15 (5.91%) Kafka
3 13 (5.12%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (3.54%) WebSockets
5 6 (2.36%) YAML
6 5 (1.97%) SAML
7 4 (1.57%) .NET
7 4 (1.57%) OAuth
7 4 (1.57%) React
8 3 (1.18%) JSON
8 3 (1.18%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.18%) REST
8 3 (1.18%) SOAP
9 2 (0.79%) LDAP
10 1 (0.39%) Middleware
10 1 (0.39%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 28 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.66%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.18%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.18%) Robotics
9 2 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.79%) User Experience
9 2 (0.79%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) PKI
10 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.65%) Windows
2 54 (21.26%) Linux
3 24 (9.45%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.27%) Unix
5 13 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.54%) Android
6 9 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (2.76%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.97%) Solaris
9 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.57%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.18%) CentOS
11 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.83%) Information Security
2 43 (16.93%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (10.63%) Network Monitoring
3 27 (10.63%) SIEM
4 26 (10.24%) Project Delivery
4 26 (10.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (9.45%) ITIL
5 24 (9.45%) Load Balancing
6 23 (9.06%) DevOps
7 20 (7.87%) Data Protection
7 20 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (7.87%) Risk Management
7 20 (7.87%) Security Operations
8 18 (7.09%) Risk Assessment
9 17 (6.69%) Computer Science
9 17 (6.69%) Remediation Plan
10 16 (6.30%) Fintech
10 16 (6.30%) Incident Management
10 16 (6.30%) Internal Audit
11 15 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.50%) Python
2 29 (11.42%) Java
3 27 (10.63%) PowerShell
4 23 (9.06%) SQL
5 17 (6.69%) Perl
6 15 (5.91%) PHP
7 13 (5.12%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.12%) Go
8 9 (3.54%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.15%) C#
10 4 (1.57%) Ruby
11 3 (1.18%) C
12 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.39%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (27.95%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (18.50%) CCNP
3 35 (13.78%) CISSP
4 31 (12.20%) CISM
5 27 (10.63%) CCNA
6 26 (10.24%) Degree
7 19 (7.48%) CISA
8 15 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (4.33%) CCDP
9 11 (4.33%) CRISC
9 11 (4.33%) JNCIA
9 11 (4.33%) Master's Degree
10 9 (3.54%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (3.15%) CCIE
11 8 (3.15%) MCSE
11 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.76%) CCDA
12 7 (2.76%) CCSA
12 7 (2.76%) CCSP
12 7 (2.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.45%) NIST
2 18 (7.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (3.94%) COBIT
4 10 (3.94%) GDPR
5 5 (1.97%) SLA
6 4 (1.57%) ISO 31000
7 3 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 47 (18.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.84%) Docker
3 19 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.18%) Xen
7 2 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.79%) XenApp
7 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (11.81%) Kubernetes
2 17 (6.69%) FortiGate
3 13 (5.12%) Netcool
3 13 (5.12%) Opsview
4 10 (3.94%) Ansible
5 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (2.76%) CSIRT
7 6 (2.36%) Puppet
7 6 (2.36%) QRadar
8 5 (1.97%) Terraform
9 4 (1.57%) Istio
10 3 (1.18%) SCCM
11 2 (0.79%) MaaS360
11 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.79%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.39%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 117 (46.06%) Cisco
2 84 (33.07%) Microsoft
3 79 (31.10%) CheckPoint
4 52 (20.47%) Palo Alto
5 33 (12.99%) F5
6 31 (12.20%) VMware
7 28 (11.02%) Juniper
8 26 (10.24%) Infoblox
9 24 (9.45%) Meraki
10 16 (6.30%) HP
11 14 (5.51%) Citrix
12 13 (5.12%) AppDynamics
12 13 (5.12%) Blue Coat
12 13 (5.12%) Dynatrace
12 13 (5.12%) ForeScout
12 13 (5.12%) SevOne
12 13 (5.12%) TOWER Software
13 12 (4.72%) Splunk
14 11 (4.33%) Riverbed
15 10 (3.94%) Aruba