Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 53 71
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 -29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 340 501 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.79% 4.85% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.14% 38.24% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 317 452 407
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £35,750 £37,300
90th Percentile £89,250 £83,750 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 1,128 1,310 1,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.58% 12.67% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1,171 1,445
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,138 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +0.25% +2.80% -2.73%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 February 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 - 7 £57,000 -
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 149 (43.82%) Cisco
2 121 (35.59%) Cisco Certification
3 108 (31.76%) Windows
4 106 (31.18%) LAN
5 96 (28.24%) WAN
6 89 (26.18%) Azure
7 88 (25.88%) Finance
8 87 (25.59%) TCP/IP
9 84 (24.71%) Network Security
10 80 (23.53%) CCNP
11 70 (20.59%) VPN
12 68 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 68 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 66 (19.41%) MPLS
14 64 (18.82%) BGP
14 64 (18.82%) Office 365
15 61 (17.94%) Wireless
16 59 (17.35%) VMware
16 59 (17.35%) AWS
17 57 (16.76%) OSPF
17 57 (16.76%) Juniper
17 57 (16.76%) Cybersecurity
18 56 (16.47%) Windows Server
18 56 (16.47%) Information Security
19 53 (15.59%) DNS
19 53 (15.59%) Data Centre
19 53 (15.59%) Palo Alto
20 52 (15.29%) Linux
21 48 (14.12%) VoIP
22 46 (13.53%) CISSP

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 (3.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.35%) IIS
5 6 (1.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.59%) Confluence
6 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.29%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 21 (6.18%) MS Visio
2 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.88%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.59%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.29%) Maya
6 1 (0.29%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Eikon
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 89 (26.18%) Azure
2 64 (18.82%) Office 365
3 59 (17.35%) AWS
4 14 (4.12%) IaaS
5 13 (3.82%) PaaS
6 11 (3.24%) GCP
7 7 (2.06%) SaaS
8 5 (1.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.88%) Akamai
10 3 (0.88%) Cloudflare
10 3 (0.88%) G Suite
10 3 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.59%) Datadog
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.29%) Route 53
12 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 106 (31.18%) LAN
2 96 (28.24%) WAN
3 87 (25.59%) TCP/IP
4 84 (24.71%) Network Security
5 70 (20.59%) VPN
6 66 (19.41%) MPLS
7 64 (18.82%) BGP
8 61 (17.94%) Wireless
9 57 (16.76%) OSPF
10 53 (15.59%) DNS
11 48 (14.12%) VoIP
12 44 (12.94%) VLAN
13 41 (12.06%) Internet
14 40 (11.76%) DHCP
15 35 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (9.71%) Intrusion Detection
16 33 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (9.12%) IPsec
18 25 (7.35%) NetScaler
19 23 (6.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.47%) Blockchain
2 5 (1.47%) MySQL
3 4 (1.18%) DTS
4 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.59%) JIRA
3 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.29%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) GitLab
4 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 88 (25.88%) Finance
2 18 (5.29%) Banking
3 17 (5.00%) Law
4 15 (4.41%) Advertising
5 12 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.06%) Legal
6 7 (2.06%) Retail
7 6 (1.76%) Marketing
8 5 (1.47%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.18%) French Language
9 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (33.53%) Network Engineer
2 54 (15.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 52 (15.29%) Analyst
4 28 (8.24%) Architect
5 27 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 22 (6.47%) Security Analyst
6 22 (6.47%) Security Engineer
7 18 (5.29%) IT Analyst
7 18 (5.29%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (4.71%) IT Support
8 16 (4.71%) Security Architect
9 15 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (3.82%) Consultant
11 13 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (3.24%) IT Security Analyst
12 11 (3.24%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.94%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.65%) .NET
2 8 (2.35%) WebSockets
3 6 (1.76%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.76%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.88%) EDI
4 3 (0.88%) OAuth
4 3 (0.88%) REST
4 3 (0.88%) SOAP
5 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.59%) Middleware
5 2 (0.59%) XMPP
6 1 (0.29%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.29%) SAML
6 1 (0.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.94%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.47%) Clustering
8 5 (1.47%) Cyberattack
8 5 (1.47%) Replication
8 5 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.18%) NHS
10 3 (0.88%) CCTV
10 3 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (31.76%) Windows
2 56 (16.47%) Windows Server
3 52 (15.29%) Linux
4 34 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (8.24%) Windows 10
6 23 (6.76%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.82%) Android
8 13 (3.82%) Unix
9 10 (2.94%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.47%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.29%) FreeNAS
13 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.76%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (16.47%) Information Security
3 42 (12.35%) SIEM
4 41 (12.06%) Load Balancing
5 35 (10.29%) ITIL
6 27 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (7.06%) DevOps
8 22 (6.47%) Incident Management
8 22 (6.47%) Project Delivery
9 20 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 20 (5.88%) Security Operations
9 20 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (5.59%) Analytics
11 18 (5.29%) Risk Management
12 17 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (5.00%) Computer Science
12 17 (5.00%) High Availability
12 17 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.41%) PowerShell
2 20 (5.88%) Python
3 17 (5.00%) Java
4 14 (4.12%) C#
5 12 (3.53%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.65%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.65%) SQL
7 5 (1.47%) C
8 3 (0.88%) Ruby
9 2 (0.59%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) Go
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (35.59%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (23.53%) CCNP
3 46 (13.53%) CISSP
4 42 (12.35%) CCNA
5 34 (10.00%) Degree
6 19 (5.59%) CISM
7 17 (5.00%) JNCIA
8 16 (4.71%) CCDP
9 15 (4.41%) CCIE
9 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (4.12%) CEH
11 13 (3.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 13 (3.82%) CCSP
12 12 (3.53%) CISA
13 11 (3.24%) CCDA
13 11 (3.24%) SANS
14 10 (2.94%) MCSE
15 9 (2.65%) CRISC
15 9 (2.65%) MCSA
16 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.53%) SLA
3 9 (2.65%) NIST
4 8 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.88%) GDPR
7 2 (0.59%) ITGC
7 2 (0.59%) QA
7 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.47%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.82%) vSphere
5 10 (2.94%) Docker
6 6 (1.76%) ProxySG
6 6 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.47%) XenApp
7 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.18%) Xen
9 3 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.29%) Snort
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (4.71%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.24%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.06%) SCCM
4 6 (1.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.47%) Terraform
6 4 (1.18%) Ansible
7 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.88%) Puppet
8 2 (0.59%) Nessus
8 2 (0.59%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.59%) WSUS
9 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.29%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.29%) NetMRI
9 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 149 (43.82%) Cisco
2 68 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 59 (17.35%) VMware
4 57 (16.76%) Juniper
5 53 (15.59%) Palo Alto
6 39 (11.47%) CheckPoint
6 39 (11.47%) HP
7 33 (9.71%) F5
8 29 (8.53%) Citrix
9 22 (6.47%) Meraki
10 18 (5.29%) Aruba
11 17 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 14 (4.12%) Huawei
13 11 (3.24%) Arista
13 11 (3.24%) Fortinet
13 11 (3.24%) Google
14 9 (2.65%) Blue Coat
14 9 (2.65%) Symantec
15 8 (2.35%) Zscaler
16 7 (2.06%) Brocade