Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 72 40
Rank change year-on-year +18 -32 +29
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 506 468 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.96% 4.33% 5.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.57% 28.26% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 461 416 547
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -4.76%

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 1,312 1,656 1,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.85% 15.31% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 1,480 1,580
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Moorgate - 2 £40,000 -
London Bridge +1 1 £47,500 -13.64%
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 265 (52.37%) Windows
2 206 (40.71%) Cisco
3 188 (37.15%) Finance
4 171 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
5 160 (31.62%) Network Security
6 153 (30.24%) CCNP
7 152 (30.04%) Active Directory
8 145 (28.66%) Microsoft
9 140 (27.67%) Windows Server
10 138 (27.27%) WAN
11 128 (25.30%) CheckPoint
12 122 (24.11%) VPN
13 116 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 110 (21.74%) Information Security
15 104 (20.55%) LAN
15 104 (20.55%) Linux
16 102 (20.16%) DNS
17 101 (19.96%) Office 365
18 98 (19.37%) VMware
18 98 (19.37%) TCP/IP
19 92 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
20 91 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 79 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
22 74 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
22 74 (14.62%) Degree
23 73 (14.43%) CCNA
24 72 (14.23%) DHCP
24 72 (14.23%) PowerShell
25 71 (14.03%) CCIE
26 68 (13.44%) Cisco ASA

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 43 (8.50%) IIS
2 27 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.57%) Apache
5 9 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.58%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.79%) nginx
8 4 (0.79%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 116 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (19.96%) Office 365
3 79 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (8.10%) IaaS
5 36 (7.11%) PaaS
6 22 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (3.16%) SaaS
8 11 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.79%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.59%) Dropbox
11 3 (0.59%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.59%) Slack
12 2 (0.40%) G Suite
12 2 (0.40%) Serverless
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 160 (31.62%) Network Security
2 138 (27.27%) WAN
3 122 (24.11%) VPN
4 104 (20.55%) LAN
5 102 (20.16%) DNS
6 98 (19.37%) TCP/IP
7 72 (14.23%) DHCP
8 68 (13.44%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (12.65%) MPLS
10 63 (12.45%) Wireless
11 59 (11.66%) Internet
11 59 (11.66%) Intrusion Detection
12 56 (11.07%) NetScaler
13 54 (10.67%) BGP
14 52 (10.28%) OSPF
15 49 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
16 45 (8.89%) SSL
17 41 (8.10%) Cisco IOS
17 41 (8.10%) SAN
17 41 (8.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.77%) MySQL
3 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.19%) Big Data
5 4 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.79%) Power BI
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.20%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.99%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.79%) JIRA
4 4 (0.79%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.40%) Hudson
7 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.20%) CMake
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) FishEye
7 1 (0.20%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.20%) Selenium
7 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 188 (37.15%) Finance
2 53 (10.47%) Law
3 47 (9.29%) Legal
4 28 (5.53%) Banking
5 16 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.37%) Retail
7 11 (2.17%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Local Government
8 3 (0.59%) Marketing
9 2 (0.40%) Billing
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (23.32%) Network Engineer
2 101 (19.96%) Security Engineer
3 86 (17.00%) Analyst
4 70 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 63 (12.45%) Security Analyst
6 54 (10.67%) IT Analyst
7 47 (9.29%) IT Security Analyst
8 41 (8.10%) Cisco Analyst
8 41 (8.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 40 (7.91%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 40 (7.91%) Support Engineer
10 39 (7.71%) Network Security Engineer
11 34 (6.72%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
12 33 (6.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (5.53%) IT Support
13 28 (5.53%) Network Analyst
14 27 (5.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (5.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 26 (5.14%) Senior Security Engineer
16 24 (4.74%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.37%) 802.1X
2 11 (2.17%) LDAP
3 10 (1.98%) Web Services
4 9 (1.78%) .NET
5 7 (1.38%) SAML
6 6 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (1.19%) JSON
6 6 (1.19%) OAuth
7 4 (0.79%) HTML
7 4 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.79%) YAML
8 3 (0.59%) Spring
9 2 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.40%) Kafka
9 2 (0.40%) Node.js
9 2 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.40%) REST
10 1 (0.20%) React
10 1 (0.20%) Socket.IO
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (3.36%) Fintech
6 16 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (2.96%) PKI
8 10 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.78%) Cyberattack
10 7 (1.38%) Replication
11 6 (1.19%) Clustering
11 6 (1.19%) Cybercrime
12 5 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.59%) BYOD
14 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Licensing
15 2 (0.40%) CMDB
15 2 (0.40%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 265 (52.37%) Windows
2 140 (27.67%) Windows Server
3 104 (20.55%) Linux
4 65 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (9.88%) Windows 10
7 30 (5.93%) Unix
8 19 (3.75%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.99%) Android
12 5 (0.99%) CentOS
13 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.20%) Solaris
15 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (21.74%) Information Security
2 92 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 91 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 66 (13.04%) SIEM
5 60 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (10.47%) DevOps
7 49 (9.68%) Security Operations
8 47 (9.29%) Migration
9 36 (7.11%) Kalman Filter
10 35 (6.92%) Security Architecture
11 32 (6.32%) Load Balancing
11 32 (6.32%) Threat Modelling
12 31 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (6.13%) ITIL
13 29 (5.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 24 (4.74%) Identity Access Management
15 23 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
16 22 (4.35%) Configuration Management
16 22 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.23%) PowerShell
2 52 (10.28%) Python
2 52 (10.28%) SQL
3 26 (5.14%) Bash Shell
4 15 (2.96%) Java
5 11 (2.17%) Ruby
6 10 (1.98%) C#
7 6 (1.19%) C++
7 6 (1.19%) Perl
8 5 (0.99%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.79%) VB
10 3 (0.59%) C
10 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) AWK
11 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) sed
11 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (30.24%) CCNP
3 74 (14.62%) Degree
4 73 (14.43%) CCNA
5 71 (14.03%) CCIE
6 51 (10.08%) CISSP
7 41 (8.10%) CEH
8 29 (5.73%) GIAC
9 26 (5.14%) CCIE Security
10 23 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (4.15%) GSEC
12 20 (3.95%) SSCP
13 18 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (3.16%) CISM
15 14 (2.77%) Security Cleared
16 12 (2.37%) SANS
17 11 (2.17%) MCSE
18 8 (1.58%) TOGAF Certification
19 7 (1.38%) AWS Certification
19 7 (1.38%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 24 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (4.35%) SLA
4 8 (1.58%) QA
5 5 (0.99%) GDPR
6 4 (0.79%) PMO
7 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.40%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.20%) MiFID
9 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (30.04%) Active Directory
2 74 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.96%) Docker
5 11 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.17%) XenApp
6 5 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.40%) Firmware
8 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.20%) KVM
9 1 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.20%) RHEV
9 1 (0.20%) Samba
9 1 (0.20%) Snort
9 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (6.13%) Ansible
2 25 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.75%) SCCM
4 14 (2.77%) Puppet
5 12 (2.37%) Backup Exec
5 12 (2.37%) Kubernetes
6 11 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (2.17%) Terraform
7 9 (1.78%) SCOM
8 8 (1.58%) CASB
8 8 (1.58%) Nagios
9 7 (1.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.19%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.19%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.79%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 206 (40.71%) Cisco
2 145 (28.66%) Microsoft
3 128 (25.30%) CheckPoint
4 98 (19.37%) VMware
5 60 (11.86%) F5
6 54 (10.67%) Juniper
7 48 (9.49%) Citrix
7 48 (9.49%) Palo Alto
8 17 (3.36%) HP
9 15 (2.96%) SolarWinds
9 15 (2.96%) Veeam
10 14 (2.77%) Splunk
11 13 (2.57%) CyberArk
11 13 (2.57%) Symantec
12 12 (2.37%) Adobe
12 12 (2.37%) McAfee
12 12 (2.37%) Riverbed
13 11 (2.17%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.17%) Zscaler
14 10 (1.98%) Meraki