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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 55 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 284 336 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.43% 4.78% 5.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.59% 30.08% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 263 284 496
Median salary £50,000 £54,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.83% -1.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,650 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,800 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.40% -2.35%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 821 1117 1949
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.69% 15.88% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 752 970 1632
Median salary £52,500 £54,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 291 (50.87%) Cisco
2 237 (41.43%) Windows
3 181 (31.64%) Cisco Certification
4 172 (30.07%) Finance
5 169 (29.55%) Microsoft
6 151 (26.40%) WAN
7 143 (25.00%) VPN
8 142 (24.83%) LAN
9 141 (24.65%) DNS
10 140 (24.48%) Network Security
11 139 (24.30%) TCP/IP
12 135 (23.60%) VMware
13 132 (23.08%) Windows Server
14 131 (22.90%) CCNP
15 127 (22.20%) Wireless
16 120 (20.98%) Cisco ASA
17 115 (20.10%) Linux
18 110 (19.23%) Data Centre
19 106 (18.53%) Juniper
19 106 (18.53%) CheckPoint
20 102 (17.83%) Palo Alto
21 101 (17.66%) Active Directory
22 99 (17.31%) MS Exchange
23 98 (17.13%) DHCP
23 98 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 91 (15.91%) ITIL
25 84 (14.69%) Information Security
26 82 (14.34%) Citrix
27 81 (14.16%) Hyper-V
28 79 (13.81%) Degree

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 99 (17.31%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.57%) IIS
3 45 (7.87%) Skype for Business
4 33 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.80%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.27%) Apache
10 11 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.75%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.05%) JBoss
12 6 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.87%) nginx
14 4 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.52%) CloudStack
15 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 63 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.70%) InDesign
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.24%) Office 365
3 29 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.57%) SaaS
5 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.70%) IaaS
6 4 (0.70%) PaaS
7 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (26.40%) WAN
2 143 (25.00%) VPN
3 142 (24.83%) LAN
4 141 (24.65%) DNS
5 140 (24.48%) Network Security
6 139 (24.30%) TCP/IP
7 127 (22.20%) Wireless
8 120 (20.98%) Cisco ASA
9 98 (17.13%) DHCP
10 70 (12.24%) MPLS
11 69 (12.06%) BGP
12 57 (9.97%) VoIP
13 56 (9.79%) OSPF
14 51 (8.92%) SAN
15 47 (8.22%) Cisco Wireless
16 44 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
17 39 (6.82%) SNMP
18 34 (5.94%) SSL
19 31 (5.42%) SMTP
20 30 (5.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.27%) MySQL
3 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.52%) Redis
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.35%) Big Data
7 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.17%) HBase
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.22%) MSI
3 5 (0.87%) Subversion
4 4 (0.70%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.52%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.35%) JIRA
6 2 (0.35%) JMeter
6 2 (0.35%) Maven
6 2 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) AppScan
7 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) JUnit
7 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 172 (30.07%) Finance
2 34 (5.94%) Banking
2 34 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.32%) Legal
4 17 (2.97%) Marketing
5 11 (1.92%) Law
6 9 (1.57%) Retail
7 8 (1.40%) Advertising
7 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.22%) Publishing
9 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 158 (27.62%) Network Engineer
2 115 (20.10%) Analyst
3 79 (13.81%) Security Analyst
4 75 (13.11%) Support Engineer
5 69 (12.06%) Security Engineer
6 55 (9.62%) IT Engineer
7 50 (8.74%) Network Security Engineer
8 42 (7.34%) Senior Network Engineer
9 37 (6.47%) IT Analyst
10 35 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (5.94%) IT Support
12 30 (5.24%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (5.24%) IT Security Analyst
13 27 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
14 26 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
15 24 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 22 (3.85%) Administrator
16 22 (3.85%) Information Analyst
16 22 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
17 21 (3.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.20%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.57%) .NET
3 8 (1.40%) CSS
3 8 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (1.40%) Web Services
4 7 (1.22%) HTML
5 6 (1.05%) XML
6 5 (0.87%) LAMP
7 3 (0.52%) J2EE
7 3 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.52%) Middleware
7 3 (0.52%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.52%) SOAP
8 2 (0.35%) jQuery
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (0.17%) REST
9 1 (0.17%) RESTful
9 1 (0.17%) Sensu
9 1 (0.17%) Servlets
9 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 110 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 47 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 45 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 38 (6.64%) Public Cloud
5 32 (5.59%) Blackberry
5 32 (5.59%) Driving Licence
6 21 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.50%) PKI
8 17 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.62%) Clustering
9 15 (2.62%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (1.75%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.75%) IVR
10 10 (1.75%) User Experience
11 9 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.40%) Equities
13 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 237 (41.43%) Windows
2 132 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 115 (20.10%) Linux
4 64 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (9.97%) Windows 10
6 57 (9.97%) Windows 7
7 37 (6.47%) Windows 8
8 36 (6.29%) CentOS
8 36 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (6.12%) Unix
10 28 (4.90%) Ubuntu
11 18 (3.15%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (2.27%) Debian
14 6 (1.05%) Android
14 6 (1.05%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (15.91%) ITIL
2 84 (14.69%) Information Security
3 70 (12.24%) SIEM
4 59 (10.31%) Cybersecurity
5 36 (6.29%) Project Management
6 34 (5.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
8 32 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (5.42%) Network Design
10 30 (5.24%) Security Architecture
11 29 (5.07%) Load Balancing
12 26 (4.55%) Security Management
13 25 (4.37%) Change Management
14 24 (4.20%) DevOps
14 24 (4.20%) Penetration Testing
15 23 (4.02%) Risk Assessment
16 22 (3.85%) Data Protection
17 21 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (3.32%) Information Security Management
18 19 (3.32%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.22%) SQL
2 29 (5.07%) Python
3 28 (4.90%) Java
4 23 (4.02%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.80%) Bash Shell
6 11 (1.92%) Ruby
7 10 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.57%) Perl
9 8 (1.40%) PHP
10 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.70%) Go
12 3 (0.52%) C#
12 3 (0.52%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.35%) C
13 2 (0.35%) C++
13 2 (0.35%) Korn
14 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 181 (31.64%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (22.90%) CCNP
3 79 (13.81%) Degree
4 75 (13.11%) CCNA
5 45 (7.87%) CISSP
6 38 (6.64%) CISM
7 27 (4.72%) CISA
8 24 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (4.02%) Security Cleared
10 22 (3.85%) CCIE
11 21 (3.67%) JNCIA
12 18 (3.15%) SANS
13 17 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (2.62%) CCSP
14 15 (2.62%) JNCIS
15 14 (2.45%) GIAC
15 14 (2.45%) MCSE
16 13 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
17 12 (2.10%) CCDP
18 10 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.50%) SLA
4 19 (3.32%) COBIT
5 18 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 14 (2.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (1.57%) QA
8 8 (1.40%) ISO22301
8 8 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.70%) GDPR
11 2 (0.35%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 101 (17.66%) Active Directory
2 98 (17.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (14.16%) Hyper-V
4 40 (6.99%) XenApp
5 24 (4.20%) vSphere
6 15 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.27%) Snort
7 13 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (2.27%) XenServer
8 11 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.40%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.05%) pfSense
12 4 (0.70%) Docker
12 4 (0.70%) Firmware
13 3 (0.52%) Cronacle
13 3 (0.52%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.52%) Varnish
13 3 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 21 (3.67%) Puppet
3 20 (3.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (2.80%) Ansible
4 16 (2.80%) SCCM
5 15 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 15 (2.62%) Nessus
6 14 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.92%) Nagios
7 11 (1.92%) OSSEC
7 11 (1.92%) WSUS
8 10 (1.75%) AirWatch
9 9 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
9 9 (1.57%) XenMobile
10 6 (1.05%) CSIRT
10 6 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (1.05%) QRadar
11 5 (0.87%) Cacti
11 5 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 291 (50.87%) Cisco
2 169 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 135 (23.60%) VMware
4 106 (18.53%) CheckPoint
4 106 (18.53%) Juniper
5 102 (17.83%) Palo Alto
6 82 (14.34%) Citrix
7 76 (13.29%) F5
8 49 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 48 (8.39%) HP
10 47 (8.22%) Fortinet
11 40 (6.99%) Aruba
12 37 (6.47%) Apple
13 35 (6.12%) Extreme Networks
13 35 (6.12%) SonicWALL
14 33 (5.77%) WatchGuard
15 28 (4.90%) Dell
16 26 (4.55%) SolarWinds
17 24 (4.20%) Intel Security
18 22 (3.85%) Veeam
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary Neg DOE, and full package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus + Package + Career Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Training + Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexi hours, Travel Loan,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago