Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 47 69
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 -28
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 346 516 461
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.03% 5.00% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.92% 38.83% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 332 472 422
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £33,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +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 1,084 1,329 1,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.61% 12.89% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1,196 1,468
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,200 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £91,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -6 4 £58,750 +23.68%
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 138 (39.88%) Cisco
2 121 (34.97%) Windows
3 107 (30.92%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (28.61%) Azure
5 88 (25.43%) Finance
6 80 (23.12%) TCP/IP
7 79 (22.83%) LAN
8 75 (21.68%) WAN
9 73 (21.10%) Microsoft
10 72 (20.81%) Network Security
11 71 (20.52%) Office 365
12 69 (19.94%) Active Directory
13 67 (19.36%) Linux
14 65 (18.79%) VMware
15 63 (18.21%) CCNP
16 61 (17.63%) Information Security
17 60 (17.34%) BGP
18 59 (17.05%) Juniper
18 59 (17.05%) Cybersecurity
19 58 (16.76%) MPLS
20 56 (16.18%) OSPF
20 56 (16.18%) Wireless
20 56 (16.18%) AWS
20 56 (16.18%) Windows Server
21 54 (15.61%) Palo Alto
22 53 (15.32%) VPN
23 50 (14.45%) DNS
24 48 (13.87%) CISSP
25 46 (13.29%) SIEM
26 44 (12.72%) VoIP

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 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (2.89%) IIS
3 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.87%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.07%) MS Visio
3 17 (4.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.87%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.29%) Maya
6 1 (0.29%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Eikon
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.58%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 99 (28.61%) Azure
2 71 (20.52%) Office 365
3 56 (16.18%) AWS
4 13 (3.76%) IaaS
5 10 (2.89%) GCP
6 8 (2.31%) PaaS
7 6 (1.73%) SaaS
8 5 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.16%) Cloudflare
9 4 (1.16%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.87%) Akamai
10 3 (0.87%) G Suite
10 3 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 80 (23.12%) TCP/IP
2 79 (22.83%) LAN
3 75 (21.68%) WAN
4 72 (20.81%) Network Security
5 60 (17.34%) BGP
6 58 (16.76%) MPLS
7 56 (16.18%) OSPF
7 56 (16.18%) Wireless
8 53 (15.32%) VPN
9 50 (14.45%) DNS
10 44 (12.72%) VoIP
11 38 (10.98%) DHCP
11 38 (10.98%) VLAN
12 33 (9.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 32 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (8.96%) Internet
15 27 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (7.51%) Wireshark
17 25 (7.23%) IPsec
18 21 (6.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.45%) Blockchain
3 4 (1.16%) DTS
4 3 (0.87%) MySQL
4 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.58%) Big Data
5 2 (0.58%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.29%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (25.43%) Finance
2 22 (6.36%) Banking
3 17 (4.91%) Law
4 13 (3.76%) Advertising
4 13 (3.76%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.89%) Legal
6 5 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.45%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.16%) French Language
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Electronics
8 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Front Office
9 2 (0.58%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (30.64%) Network Engineer
2 56 (16.18%) Analyst
3 53 (15.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 36 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 32 (9.25%) Security Analyst
6 28 (8.09%) Architect
7 19 (5.49%) Consultant
8 17 (4.91%) Security Engineer
9 16 (4.62%) IT Analyst
10 15 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (4.34%) Security Architect
11 14 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.76%) IT Security Analyst
12 13 (3.76%) Network Architect
13 12 (3.47%) Lead Software Engineer
13 12 (3.47%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.47%) Software Support Engineer
14 11 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.18%) Cisco Engineer
14 11 (3.18%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.62%) WebSockets
2 7 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.45%) .NET
4 3 (0.87%) Middleware
4 3 (0.87%) OAuth
4 3 (0.87%) REST
4 3 (0.87%) SOAP
5 2 (0.58%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.58%) EDI
5 2 (0.58%) Kafka
6 1 (0.29%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.29%) JSON
6 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.29%) SAML
6 1 (0.29%) Web Services
6 1 (0.29%) WSH
6 1 (0.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.85%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.20%) Public Cloud
4 16 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.73%) Cyberattack
7 6 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 5 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.16%) Clustering
9 4 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.87%) NHS
10 3 (0.87%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.87%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (34.97%) Windows
2 67 (19.36%) Linux
3 56 (16.18%) Windows Server
4 31 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (6.94%) Windows 10
6 19 (5.49%) Android
6 19 (5.49%) Unix
7 17 (4.91%) Apple iOS
7 17 (4.91%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (3.18%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.87%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.58%) Solaris
15 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.63%) Information Security
2 59 (17.05%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (13.29%) SIEM
4 30 (8.67%) Load Balancing
5 28 (8.09%) Analytics
5 28 (8.09%) ITIL
5 28 (8.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 27 (7.80%) Incident Management
7 26 (7.51%) Security Operations
8 24 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
10 21 (6.07%) Network Design
11 19 (5.49%) Computer Science
11 19 (5.49%) DevOps
11 19 (5.49%) Threat Intelligence
12 17 (4.91%) Change Management
13 16 (4.62%) Project Management
13 16 (4.62%) Software Engineering
14 15 (4.34%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.56%) PowerShell
2 38 (10.98%) Python
3 22 (6.36%) Java
4 17 (4.91%) C#
5 14 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.05%) SQL
6 11 (3.18%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.45%) C
7 5 (1.45%) Perl
8 4 (1.16%) Ruby
9 2 (0.58%) Go
9 2 (0.58%) PHP
9 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (30.92%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (18.21%) CCNP
3 48 (13.87%) CISSP
4 37 (10.69%) CCNA
5 32 (9.25%) Degree
6 27 (7.80%) CISM
7 24 (6.94%) JNCIA
8 17 (4.91%) CCDP
9 16 (4.62%) CCDA
10 15 (4.34%) CCIE
10 15 (4.34%) CEH
10 15 (4.34%) CISA
11 14 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (3.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 12 (3.47%) CCSP
12 12 (3.47%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (2.89%) CRISC
13 10 (2.89%) MCSE
13 10 (2.89%) SANS
14 9 (2.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (4.34%) NIST
3 11 (3.18%) GDPR
4 10 (2.89%) SLA
5 8 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.58%) ITGC
9 1 (0.29%) COBIT
9 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 69 (19.94%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.65%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.18%) Docker
4 11 (3.18%) vSphere
5 5 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.45%) XenApp
5 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.16%) Xen
7 3 (0.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.87%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) Snort
9 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (7.23%) FortiGate
2 13 (3.76%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.02%) Ansible
3 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (1.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (1.45%) SCCM
5 5 (1.45%) Terraform
6 4 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.16%) CSIRT
6 4 (1.16%) Puppet
7 3 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.58%) Nessus
8 2 (0.58%) Netcool
8 2 (0.58%) Opsview
8 2 (0.58%) SCOM
8 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.29%) NetMRI
Vendors
1 138 (39.88%) Cisco
2 73 (21.10%) Microsoft
3 65 (18.79%) VMware
4 59 (17.05%) Juniper
5 54 (15.61%) Palo Alto
6 41 (11.85%) HP
7 40 (11.56%) CheckPoint
8 33 (9.54%) F5
9 27 (7.80%) Meraki
10 23 (6.65%) Citrix
11 21 (6.07%) Aruba
12 17 (4.91%) Huawei
13 15 (4.34%) SolarWinds
14 12 (3.47%) Google
14 12 (3.47%) McAfee
15 11 (3.18%) Arista
16 10 (2.89%) Fortinet
16 10 (2.89%) IronPort
16 10 (2.89%) Symantec
17 8 (2.31%) Riverbed