Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 78 60
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 519 407 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.87% 3.92% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.23% 27.48% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 468 381 431
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 1,394 1,481 1,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.07% 14.28% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 1,330 1,536
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £53,125 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £30,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% -3.23% +6.37%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 322 (62.04%) Windows
2 221 (42.58%) Finance
3 203 (39.11%) Cisco
4 202 (38.92%) Active Directory
5 187 (36.03%) Microsoft
6 178 (34.30%) Windows Server
7 154 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
8 147 (28.32%) TCP/IP
9 140 (26.97%) VMware
10 137 (26.40%) Office 365
11 132 (25.43%) CCNP
12 130 (25.05%) VPN
13 124 (23.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 119 (22.93%) Information Security
14 119 (22.93%) Network Security
15 115 (22.16%) DNS
15 115 (22.16%) WAN
15 115 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 113 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
17 107 (20.62%) Linux
18 106 (20.42%) CheckPoint
19 105 (20.23%) PowerShell
20 104 (20.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 102 (19.65%) Hyper-V
22 101 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
23 98 (18.88%) LAN
24 96 (18.50%) Windows Server 2008
25 94 (18.11%) Data Centre
26 85 (16.38%) CISSP
27 81 (15.61%) 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 55 (10.60%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.43%) IIS
4 18 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.08%) Apache
7 10 (1.93%) nginx
8 8 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.54%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.39%) CMS
12 2 (0.39%) Confluence
12 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.39%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 137 (26.40%) Office 365
2 124 (23.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (15.03%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (5.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (3.85%) IaaS
6 17 (3.28%) SaaS
7 14 (2.70%) G Suite
8 13 (2.50%) PaaS
9 9 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.35%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.77%) Slack
12 3 (0.58%) Dropbox
12 3 (0.58%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.39%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 147 (28.32%) TCP/IP
2 130 (25.05%) VPN
3 119 (22.93%) Network Security
4 115 (22.16%) DNS
4 115 (22.16%) WAN
5 98 (18.88%) LAN
6 79 (15.22%) DHCP
7 64 (12.33%) VLAN
8 62 (11.95%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (10.79%) BGP
10 53 (10.21%) Internet
11 50 (9.63%) OSPF
12 46 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 46 (8.86%) Wireless
13 43 (8.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 43 (8.29%) SAN
14 42 (8.09%) Cisco IOS
15 39 (7.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 38 (7.32%) MPLS
17 35 (6.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.70%) MySQL
3 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.54%) Big Data
5 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.77%) HBase
7 4 (0.77%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.77%) Scylla
8 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.39%) Redis
9 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.19%) QGIS
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (2.12%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.54%) Ant
2 8 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.54%) Gradle
2 8 (1.54%) Maven
2 8 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (1.35%) JIRA
4 5 (0.96%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.96%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.58%) Hudson
7 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.19%) CMake
8 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.19%) GitLab
8 1 (0.19%) Selenium
8 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 221 (42.58%) Finance
2 64 (12.33%) Legal
3 55 (10.60%) Banking
4 53 (10.21%) Law
5 27 (5.20%) Advertising
6 18 (3.47%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.93%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.35%) Retail
10 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (22.74%) Network Engineer
2 76 (14.64%) Analyst
2 76 (14.64%) Security Engineer
3 70 (13.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (10.40%) Security Analyst
4 54 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 39 (7.51%) IT Analyst
6 35 (6.74%) Senior Network Engineer
7 33 (6.36%) IT Support
8 31 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (5.97%) Security Manager
9 29 (5.59%) IT Security Analyst
10 28 (5.39%) IT Engineer
11 27 (5.20%) Cisco Analyst
11 27 (5.20%) Cisco Security Analyst
12 25 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
13 24 (4.62%) Server Engineer
14 23 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (4.43%) Security Officer
15 20 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.74%) Elastic Stack
2 31 (5.97%) 802.1X
3 28 (5.39%) .NET
4 12 (2.31%) Web Services
5 11 (2.12%) JSON
5 11 (2.12%) LDAP
6 9 (1.73%) HTML
6 9 (1.73%) XML
7 8 (1.54%) Regular Expression
8 6 (1.16%) Kafka
9 5 (0.96%) CSS
9 5 (0.96%) XMPP
10 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 3 (0.58%) LAMP
10 3 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.58%) Node.js
11 2 (0.39%) jQuery
11 2 (0.39%) Middleware
11 2 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.11%) Data Centre
2 47 (9.06%) Management Information System
3 39 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (6.74%) PKI
5 19 (3.66%) Fintech
6 18 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.12%) Replication
8 10 (1.93%) Cyberattack
9 9 (1.73%) Clustering
10 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.16%) BYOD
12 6 (1.16%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 322 (62.04%) Windows
2 178 (34.30%) Windows Server
3 115 (22.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 107 (20.62%) Linux
5 96 (18.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (11.75%) Windows 10
7 48 (9.25%) Windows 7
8 43 (8.29%) Unix
9 28 (5.39%) Mac OS X
10 15 (2.89%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.50%) CentOS
11 13 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.93%) Android
14 8 (1.54%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.54%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.16%) HPUX
15 6 (1.16%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.96%) AIX
16 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (22.93%) Information Security
2 113 (21.77%) Cybersecurity
3 104 (20.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 69 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (12.91%) SIEM
6 66 (12.72%) DevOps
7 61 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (10.40%) ITIL
9 51 (9.83%) Computer Science
10 45 (8.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 44 (8.48%) Penetration Testing
12 40 (7.71%) Migration
12 40 (7.71%) Scrum
13 39 (7.51%) Open Source
14 38 (7.32%) Configuration Management
14 38 (7.32%) Systems Engineering
15 36 (6.94%) Security Architecture
15 36 (6.94%) Time Management
16 34 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (6.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 105 (20.23%) PowerShell
2 68 (13.10%) SQL
3 46 (8.86%) Python
4 31 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 13 (2.50%) Java
6 10 (1.93%) Perl
6 10 (1.93%) Ruby
7 9 (1.73%) C#
7 9 (1.73%) PHP
8 5 (0.96%) C++
9 4 (0.77%) C
10 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) AWK
12 1 (0.19%) Lisp
12 1 (0.19%) sed
12 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 154 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (25.43%) CCNP
3 85 (16.38%) CISSP
4 81 (15.61%) Degree
5 75 (14.45%) CCIE
6 44 (8.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (8.09%) CCNA
8 41 (7.90%) CISM
9 40 (7.71%) CEH
10 33 (6.36%) GIAC
11 31 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (5.01%) MCSE
13 24 (4.62%) GSEC
14 17 (3.28%) SSCP
15 14 (2.70%) MCSA
16 12 (2.31%) CCSA
17 8 (1.54%) CCIE Security
17 8 (1.54%) CCSE
18 6 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
18 6 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (9.06%) GDPR
3 30 (5.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 23 (4.43%) MiFID
5 10 (1.93%) SLA
6 5 (0.96%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.58%) COBIT
7 3 (0.58%) PMO
8 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 202 (38.92%) Active Directory
2 102 (19.65%) Hyper-V
3 101 (19.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (4.43%) Snort
5 21 (4.05%) Docker
6 15 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.16%) KVM
8 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.16%) vSphere
9 5 (0.96%) Firmware
9 5 (0.96%) XenApp
9 5 (0.96%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.96%) XenServer
10 4 (0.77%) HDFS
10 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (10.60%) SCCM
2 46 (8.86%) SCOM
3 30 (5.78%) Ansible
4 24 (4.62%) Puppet
5 23 (4.43%) OSSEC
6 20 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (3.66%) Nagios
8 18 (3.47%) Backup Exec
9 14 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (2.12%) Kubernetes
11 11 (2.12%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (1.73%) CASB
13 9 (1.73%) Nessus
13 9 (1.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (1.54%) FortiGate
14 8 (1.54%) Terraform
14 8 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 203 (39.11%) Cisco
2 187 (36.03%) Microsoft
3 140 (26.97%) VMware
4 106 (20.42%) CheckPoint
5 78 (15.03%) Palo Alto
6 70 (13.49%) F5
7 48 (9.25%) Citrix
8 46 (8.86%) Juniper
9 27 (5.20%) Splunk
10 24 (4.62%) HP
11 23 (4.43%) Symantec
12 21 (4.05%) Google
13 18 (3.47%) Veeam
14 17 (3.28%) Dell
15 16 (3.08%) Forcepoint
15 16 (3.08%) Meraki
16 15 (2.89%) SolarWinds
17 14 (2.70%) Oracle
18 13 (2.50%) Qualys
19 12 (2.31%) McAfee