Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 56 75
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 351 514 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.57% 4.82% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.06% 36.82% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 320 464 378
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £83,875 £85,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1,251 1,396 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.71% 13.09% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,088 1,242 1,331
City of London median annual salary £55,820 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.49% +3.77% -3.64%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 -5 6 £57,000 +14.00%
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 142 (40.46%) Cisco
2 131 (37.32%) Windows
3 109 (31.05%) LAN
4 108 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 106 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (29.06%) Finance
7 97 (27.64%) WAN
8 94 (26.78%) Azure
9 89 (25.36%) Network Security
10 87 (24.79%) Active Directory
11 81 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 77 (21.94%) DNS
13 76 (21.65%) CCNP
14 75 (21.37%) Office 365
15 72 (20.51%) Information Security
15 72 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
16 67 (19.09%) SIEM
17 66 (18.80%) VPN
18 63 (17.95%) AWS
19 61 (17.38%) Wireless
19 61 (17.38%) VMware
20 60 (17.09%) VoIP
21 59 (16.81%) MPLS
22 56 (15.95%) DHCP
23 55 (15.67%) Windows Server
24 53 (15.10%) BGP
25 49 (13.96%) Linux
26 48 (13.68%) VLAN
27 47 (13.39%) Security Architecture
28 46 (13.11%) OSPF

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 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.28%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.99%) IIS
5 6 (1.71%) CMS
5 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.71%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.14%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.14%) nginx
7 2 (0.57%) Apache
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 31 (8.83%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.85%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.28%) Maya
6 1 (0.28%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 94 (26.78%) Azure
2 75 (21.37%) Office 365
3 63 (17.95%) AWS
4 18 (5.13%) IaaS
5 16 (4.56%) PaaS
6 11 (3.13%) G Suite
7 10 (2.85%) SaaS
8 7 (1.99%) GCP
8 7 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.57%) Datadog
12 2 (0.57%) GitHub
12 2 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) Serverless
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 109 (31.05%) LAN
2 108 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 97 (27.64%) WAN
4 89 (25.36%) Network Security
5 77 (21.94%) DNS
6 66 (18.80%) VPN
7 61 (17.38%) Wireless
8 60 (17.09%) VoIP
9 59 (16.81%) MPLS
10 56 (15.95%) DHCP
11 53 (15.10%) BGP
12 48 (13.68%) VLAN
13 46 (13.11%) OSPF
14 41 (11.68%) Intrusion Detection
15 39 (11.11%) Internet
15 39 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (10.26%) IPsec
17 35 (9.97%) Cisco ASA
18 23 (6.55%) SSL
19 21 (5.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.70%) MySQL
3 4 (1.14%) Blockchain
4 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.57%) Redis
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.28%) Power BI
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (2.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.57%) JIRA
5 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.28%) GitLab
6 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
General
1 102 (29.06%) Finance
2 19 (5.41%) Law
3 11 (3.13%) Advertising
4 9 (2.56%) Banking
5 7 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.71%) Marketing
6 6 (1.71%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.71%) Retail
7 5 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) French Language
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Front Office
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (27.64%) Network Engineer
2 60 (17.09%) Analyst
3 38 (10.83%) Security Engineer
4 37 (10.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (9.40%) IT Analyst
6 30 (8.55%) Architect
7 29 (8.26%) IT Support
8 24 (6.84%) Security Analyst
9 21 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (5.70%) Support Analyst
11 19 (5.41%) Security Architect
12 17 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
12 17 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.56%) Consultant
13 16 (4.56%) IT Support Analyst
13 16 (4.56%) Support Engineer
14 15 (4.27%) IT Security Analyst
15 14 (3.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 14 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (3.99%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.42%) .NET
2 6 (1.71%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.14%) EDI
4 4 (1.14%) Web Services
5 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.57%) libvirt
6 2 (0.57%) Node.js
6 2 (0.57%) SAML
6 2 (0.57%) WebSockets
6 2 (0.57%) XMPP
7 1 (0.28%) ADO
7 1 (0.28%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.83%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (3.99%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (3.42%) Replication
7 9 (2.56%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.14%) Clustering
10 4 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.14%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.14%) User Experience
11 3 (0.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 131 (37.32%) Windows
2 55 (15.67%) Windows Server
3 49 (13.96%) Linux
4 44 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (10.83%) Windows 10
6 23 (6.55%) Windows 7
6 23 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (5.41%) Unix
8 18 (5.13%) Android
9 10 (2.85%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.56%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.99%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.57%) CentOS
13 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.28%) FreeNAS
14 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
1 72 (20.51%) Information Security
2 67 (19.09%) SIEM
3 47 (13.39%) Security Architecture
4 40 (11.40%) Load Balancing
5 33 (9.40%) DevOps
6 32 (9.12%) ITIL
7 29 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 29 (8.26%) Security Operations
8 24 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (6.84%) Incident Management
9 23 (6.55%) Kalman Filter
10 22 (6.27%) Identity Access Management
10 22 (6.27%) Risk Management
11 21 (5.98%) Migration
11 21 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (5.98%) Project Delivery
12 19 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
13 18 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (5.13%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.12%) PowerShell
2 15 (4.27%) SQL
3 14 (3.99%) Java
4 11 (3.13%) C#
4 11 (3.13%) Python
5 10 (2.85%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.99%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.71%) C
7 6 (1.71%) Ruby
8 2 (0.57%) C++
8 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 106 (30.20%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (21.65%) CCNP
3 42 (11.97%) CISSP
3 42 (11.97%) Degree
4 41 (11.68%) CCNA
5 18 (5.13%) CISM
6 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (3.70%) CCDP
7 13 (3.70%) CISA
7 13 (3.70%) JNCIA
8 12 (3.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 11 (3.13%) CCIE
9 11 (3.13%) CCSP
9 11 (3.13%) CEH
9 11 (3.13%) CRISC
10 10 (2.85%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.85%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.28%) CCDA
11 8 (2.28%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (1.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.99%) NIST
3 12 (3.42%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.85%) GDPR
5 9 (2.56%) SLA
6 4 (1.14%) QA
7 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.57%) ITGC
7 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 87 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.70%) Docker
5 10 (2.85%) vSphere
6 8 (2.28%) ProxySG
7 6 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.42%) XenApp
9 4 (1.14%) Xen
9 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.85%) KVM
11 2 (0.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.57%) oVirt
11 2 (0.57%) QEMU
12 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
12 1 (0.28%) LXC
12 1 (0.28%) Snort
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.13%) Terraform
3 10 (2.85%) Ansible
3 10 (2.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (1.71%) SCCM
5 5 (1.42%) Puppet
6 4 (1.14%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.14%) PaperCut
6 4 (1.14%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.85%) CASB
7 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.85%) WSUS
8 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.57%) Nessus
8 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.57%) SCOM
8 2 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 142 (40.46%) Cisco
2 81 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 61 (17.38%) VMware
4 46 (13.11%) Juniper
5 44 (12.54%) Palo Alto
6 34 (9.69%) F5
7 33 (9.40%) CheckPoint
8 31 (8.83%) HP
9 29 (8.26%) Citrix
10 20 (5.70%) Meraki
11 14 (3.99%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.42%) Blue Coat
12 12 (3.42%) Veeam
13 11 (3.13%) Arista
13 11 (3.13%) Huawei
14 10 (2.85%) Aruba
14 10 (2.85%) CyberArk
15 9 (2.56%) Forcepoint
15 9 (2.56%) Fortinet
16 8 (2.28%) Zscaler