Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 42 65
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 552 572 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.00% 5.64% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.78% 34.13% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 491 534 512
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £26,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £54,555
% change year-on-year +15.00% -8.35% +0.10%

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 1,737 1,676 2,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.75% 16.53% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,551 1,534 1,805
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £30,350
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,375 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 3 £50,000 +43.88%
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 249 (45.11%) Windows
2 238 (43.12%) Cisco
3 186 (33.70%) Finance
4 171 (30.98%) VMware
5 168 (30.43%) WAN
6 164 (29.71%) Active Directory
7 157 (28.44%) Microsoft
8 147 (26.63%) DNS
8 147 (26.63%) Information Security
9 145 (26.27%) Cisco Certification
10 143 (25.91%) CISSP
11 134 (24.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 134 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 131 (23.73%) Windows Server
13 126 (22.83%) VPN
14 125 (22.64%) LAN
15 120 (21.74%) CheckPoint
16 119 (21.56%) TCP/IP
17 118 (21.38%) Network Security
18 115 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
19 114 (20.65%) Linux
20 113 (20.47%) F5
21 107 (19.38%) CCNP
22 98 (17.75%) PowerShell
23 94 (17.03%) Cybersecurity
24 93 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
25 90 (16.30%) Office 365
25 90 (16.30%) Degree
26 88 (15.94%) DHCP
27 87 (15.76%) Cisco IOS

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 69 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 31 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.17%) IIS
7 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.91%) Apache
8 5 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.72%) Confluence
9 4 (0.72%) SAS
9 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.36%) CMS
11 2 (0.36%) JBoss
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (9.06%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.36%) Advent Moxy
3 2 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.18%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 134 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (16.30%) Office 365
4 38 (6.88%) SaaS
5 36 (6.52%) IaaS
6 24 (4.35%) PaaS
7 10 (1.81%) Slack
8 9 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.63%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.91%) G Suite
9 5 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.72%) Datadog
10 4 (0.72%) GitHub
11 2 (0.36%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.36%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.36%) Trello
11 2 (0.36%) Twilio
11 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 168 (30.43%) WAN
2 147 (26.63%) DNS
3 126 (22.83%) VPN
4 125 (22.64%) LAN
5 119 (21.56%) TCP/IP
6 118 (21.38%) Network Security
7 115 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (15.94%) DHCP
9 87 (15.76%) Cisco IOS
10 82 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 73 (13.22%) NX-OS
12 70 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 70 (12.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 64 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
14 63 (11.41%) MPLS
15 62 (11.23%) BGP
16 59 (10.69%) OSPF
16 59 (10.69%) Wireless
17 51 (9.24%) NetScaler
18 49 (8.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.81%) Big Data
3 8 (1.45%) MySQL
4 7 (1.27%) Redis
5 6 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.72%) Data Lake
6 4 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.36%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.18%) QGIS
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (5.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.45%) JIRA
3 4 (0.72%) Artifactory
3 4 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.72%) GoCD
3 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.36%) Subversion
5 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.18%) JMeter
6 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.18%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 186 (33.70%) Finance
2 44 (7.97%) Banking
3 30 (5.43%) Legal
4 26 (4.71%) Law
5 25 (4.53%) Advertising
6 17 (3.08%) Retail
7 15 (2.72%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Marketing
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (18.30%) Analyst
2 77 (13.95%) Network Engineer
3 74 (13.41%) Security Analyst
4 59 (10.69%) Security Specialist
5 54 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 54 (9.78%) Security Engineer
6 50 (9.06%) Network Security Specialist
7 47 (8.51%) Support Engineer
8 44 (7.97%) Network Specialist
9 37 (6.70%) IT Engineer
10 32 (5.80%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 32 (5.80%) Senior Network Security Specialist
10 32 (5.80%) Senior Network Specialist
10 32 (5.80%) Senior Security Specialist
11 30 (5.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 28 (5.07%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 27 (4.89%) Cisco Engineer
14 26 (4.71%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
15 23 (4.17%) Administrator
15 23 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.89%) 802.1X
2 22 (3.99%) Web Services
3 13 (2.36%) .NET
4 9 (1.63%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.63%) X-Windows
5 8 (1.45%) LDAP
6 7 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (1.09%) HTML
8 5 (0.91%) JSON
8 5 (0.91%) XML
9 4 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (0.72%) Kafka
9 4 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (0.72%) Sensu
10 3 (0.54%) SOAP
11 2 (0.36%) Ajax
11 2 (0.36%) CSS
11 2 (0.36%) LAMP
11 2 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.59%) Management Information System
2 56 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 49 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (8.88%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.72%) Enterprise Cloud
5 13 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (2.36%) Fintech
6 12 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.45%) PKI
9 8 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.27%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.09%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.91%) Clustering
12 5 (0.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 249 (45.11%) Windows
2 131 (23.73%) Windows Server
3 114 (20.65%) Linux
4 78 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (9.60%) Windows 7
7 39 (7.07%) Windows 10
8 35 (6.34%) Unix
9 25 (4.53%) CentOS
10 23 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (3.44%) Mac OS X
12 17 (3.08%) Android
13 11 (1.99%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.09%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.91%) AIX
15 5 (0.91%) HPUX
15 5 (0.91%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (26.63%) Information Security
2 94 (17.03%) Cybersecurity
3 87 (15.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 78 (14.13%) ITIL
5 76 (13.77%) SIEM
6 62 (11.23%) Risk Management
7 51 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
7 51 (9.24%) Security Operations
8 44 (7.97%) Incident Management
9 39 (7.07%) Migration
9 39 (7.07%) Security Architecture
10 38 (6.88%) Identity Access Management
11 37 (6.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 35 (6.34%) Patch Management
13 32 (5.80%) Configuration Management
13 32 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
14 31 (5.62%) DevOps
14 31 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
15 30 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 98 (17.75%) PowerShell
2 62 (11.23%) Python
3 48 (8.70%) SQL
4 29 (5.25%) Bash Shell
5 19 (3.44%) Perl
5 19 (3.44%) Ruby
6 12 (2.17%) C#
6 12 (2.17%) Java
7 11 (1.99%) C
8 10 (1.81%) PHP
9 9 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.27%) VBScript
11 5 (0.91%) Go
11 5 (0.91%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.54%) Groovy
12 3 (0.54%) VB
13 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 145 (26.27%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (25.91%) CISSP
3 107 (19.38%) CCNP
4 90 (16.30%) Degree
5 68 (12.32%) CCIE
5 68 (12.32%) CISM
6 43 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (7.61%) CCNA
8 41 (7.43%) CISA
9 37 (6.70%) MCSE
10 34 (6.16%) CEH
11 26 (4.71%) CCSE
12 21 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 21 (3.80%) SANS
13 18 (3.26%) GIAC
13 18 (3.26%) MCSA
14 15 (2.72%) CCSP
14 15 (2.72%) CLAS
15 14 (2.54%) CCSA
16 9 (1.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.15%) GDPR
2 38 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.25%) SLA
4 18 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (2.17%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.54%) COBIT
7 3 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.54%) MiFID
7 3 (0.54%) QA
8 2 (0.36%) COSO
8 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.18%) FINRA
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 164 (29.71%) Active Directory
2 134 (24.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.70%) XenDesktop
5 35 (6.34%) XenApp
6 27 (4.89%) vSphere
7 26 (4.71%) XenServer
8 19 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (3.08%) Docker
10 10 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.54%) iptables
12 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.54%) pfSense
12 3 (0.54%) Snort
12 3 (0.54%) StorNext
12 3 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.54%) Xsan
13 2 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 48 (8.70%) Puppet
2 32 (5.80%) Terraform
3 21 (3.80%) SCCM
4 19 (3.44%) Ansible
5 18 (3.26%) Nessus
6 17 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (2.72%) Backup Exec
8 14 (2.54%) WSUS
9 11 (1.99%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.09%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.91%) Cacti
13 4 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.72%) Consul
13 4 (0.72%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (0.72%) Salt
13 4 (0.72%) TrustSec
13 4 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 238 (43.12%) Cisco
2 171 (30.98%) VMware
3 157 (28.44%) Microsoft
4 120 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 113 (20.47%) F5
6 80 (14.49%) Juniper
7 78 (14.13%) Citrix
8 47 (8.51%) Blue Coat
8 47 (8.51%) Palo Alto
9 43 (7.79%) Infoblox
10 42 (7.61%) HP
11 39 (7.07%) Imperva
12 35 (6.34%) Google
13 32 (5.80%) SolarWinds
14 28 (5.07%) Apple
15 27 (4.89%) Veeam
16 24 (4.35%) Zscaler
17 20 (3.62%) Fortinet
18 18 (3.26%) Red Hat
19 17 (3.08%) Riverbed