Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 53 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 511 469 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.61% 4.70% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.89% 30.81% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 465 441 389
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £36,150
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +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 1,508 1,522 1,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.62% 15.26% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,348 1,364 1,597
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -10 2 £50,000 +43.88%
Firewall
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 288 (56.36%) Windows
2 221 (43.25%) Finance
3 214 (41.88%) Cisco
4 183 (35.81%) Microsoft
5 177 (34.64%) Active Directory
6 159 (31.12%) Windows Server
7 145 (28.38%) TCP/IP
8 141 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
9 140 (27.40%) VMware
10 131 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 130 (25.44%) Information Security
12 129 (25.24%) WAN
13 128 (25.05%) DNS
14 122 (23.87%) VPN
15 121 (23.68%) Office 365
16 116 (22.70%) CCNP
17 109 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 108 (21.14%) CISSP
18 108 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 106 (20.74%) Linux
20 104 (20.35%) Hyper-V
21 102 (19.96%) CheckPoint
21 102 (19.96%) Cybersecurity
22 98 (19.18%) LAN
22 98 (19.18%) Network Security
23 97 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
24 95 (18.59%) PowerShell
25 92 (18.00%) Data Centre
26 91 (17.81%) DHCP
27 90 (17.61%) 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 71 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.28%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 13 (2.54%) IIS
7 12 (2.35%) Apache
8 7 (1.37%) nginx
8 7 (1.37%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.39%) Confluence
11 2 (0.39%) JBoss
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.59%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 131 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (23.68%) Office 365
3 73 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (5.09%) IaaS
4 26 (5.09%) SaaS
5 22 (4.31%) PaaS
6 14 (2.74%) G Suite
7 13 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.76%) OneDrive
9 8 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.37%) Slack
11 6 (1.17%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.59%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.39%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 145 (28.38%) TCP/IP
2 129 (25.24%) WAN
3 128 (25.05%) DNS
4 122 (23.87%) VPN
5 98 (19.18%) LAN
5 98 (19.18%) Network Security
6 91 (17.81%) DHCP
7 77 (15.07%) Cisco ASA
8 59 (11.55%) BGP
9 58 (11.35%) Cisco IOS
9 58 (11.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 54 (10.57%) VLAN
11 52 (10.18%) OSPF
12 51 (9.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 48 (9.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 48 (9.39%) Wireless
14 47 (9.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 44 (8.61%) NX-OS
16 41 (8.02%) MPLS
17 39 (7.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.33%) MySQL
3 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (0.78%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (0.78%) HBase
6 4 (0.78%) MariaDB
6 4 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.78%) Scylla
7 3 (0.59%) Big Data
7 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.39%) Redis
9 1 (0.20%) QGIS
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (1.57%) Ant
3 8 (1.57%) Gradle
3 8 (1.57%) Maven
3 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.17%) JIRA
4 6 (1.17%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.59%) Hudson
6 3 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.20%) GitLab
8 1 (0.20%) JMeter
8 1 (0.20%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
General
1 221 (43.25%) Finance
2 63 (12.33%) Banking
3 58 (11.35%) Legal
4 52 (10.18%) Law
5 28 (5.48%) Advertising
6 24 (4.70%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.57%) Retail
10 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (20.35%) Network Engineer
2 82 (16.05%) Analyst
3 60 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (11.35%) Security Engineer
5 57 (11.15%) Security Analyst
6 54 (10.57%) Support Engineer
7 33 (6.46%) Senior Network Engineer
8 32 (6.26%) IT Engineer
9 31 (6.07%) IT Analyst
10 30 (5.87%) Windows Engineer
11 29 (5.68%) Security Manager
12 28 (5.48%) Security Specialist
13 26 (5.09%) IT Security Analyst
14 24 (4.70%) Server Engineer
15 23 (4.50%) IT Support
15 23 (4.50%) Network Security Specialist
16 22 (4.31%) Cisco Engineer
16 22 (4.31%) Network Security Engineer
16 22 (4.31%) Network Specialist
17 21 (4.11%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.85%) 802.1X
2 29 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
3 26 (5.09%) .NET
4 15 (2.94%) Web Services
5 12 (2.35%) LDAP
6 10 (1.96%) HTML
7 9 (1.76%) XML
7 9 (1.76%) X-Windows
8 8 (1.57%) JSON
8 8 (1.57%) Regular Expression
9 6 (1.17%) CSS
10 5 (0.98%) Kafka
10 5 (0.98%) LAMP
11 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 4 (0.78%) XMPP
12 3 (0.59%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (0.59%) Middleware
13 2 (0.39%) jQuery
13 2 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 92 (18.00%) Data Centre
2 57 (11.15%) Computer Science
3 52 (10.18%) Management Information System
4 41 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (6.07%) PKI
6 15 (2.94%) Fintech
7 13 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.37%) Clustering
11 7 (1.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 7 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.37%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.17%) BYOD
13 5 (0.98%) Replication
13 5 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 288 (56.36%) Windows
2 159 (31.12%) Windows Server
3 109 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (20.74%) Linux
5 97 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (11.74%) Windows 7
7 55 (10.76%) Windows 10
8 45 (8.81%) Unix
9 23 (4.50%) Mac OS X
10 19 (3.72%) Android
11 16 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.74%) CentOS
12 14 (2.74%) Windows 8
13 12 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.57%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.57%) HPUX
15 7 (1.37%) AIX
15 7 (1.37%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.98%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (25.44%) Information Security
2 102 (19.96%) Cybersecurity
3 86 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 76 (14.87%) SIEM
5 71 (13.89%) ITIL
6 62 (12.13%) DevOps
7 55 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (9.78%) Vulnerability Management
9 44 (8.61%) Security Architecture
10 41 (8.02%) Open Source
10 41 (8.02%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (8.02%) Risk Management
11 39 (7.63%) Configuration Management
11 39 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 36 (7.05%) Time Management
13 34 (6.65%) Kalman Filter
14 32 (6.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (6.07%) Migration
15 31 (6.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.59%) PowerShell
2 54 (10.57%) SQL
3 48 (9.39%) Python
4 31 (6.07%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.15%) PHP
6 10 (1.96%) Perl
6 10 (1.96%) Ruby
7 8 (1.57%) Java
8 5 (0.98%) C#
9 4 (0.78%) C
9 4 (0.78%) C++
9 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.20%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 141 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (22.70%) CCNP
3 108 (21.14%) CISSP
4 90 (17.61%) Degree
5 77 (15.07%) CCIE
6 52 (10.18%) CISM
7 44 (8.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (7.83%) CEH
9 36 (7.05%) CCNA
10 32 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (5.28%) GIAC
12 26 (5.09%) MCSE
13 21 (4.11%) GSEC
14 18 (3.52%) CCSA
15 16 (3.13%) CCSE
16 13 (2.54%) MCSA
17 12 (2.35%) CISA
18 9 (1.76%) SANS
19 8 (1.57%) CCSP
20 7 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (10.57%) GDPR
2 50 (9.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (4.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 21 (4.11%) MiFID
5 16 (3.13%) SLA
6 5 (0.98%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.59%) COBIT
8 3 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.39%) QA
10 1 (0.20%) FINRA
10 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 177 (34.64%) Active Directory
2 108 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (20.35%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.11%) Snort
5 19 (3.72%) XenDesktop
6 17 (3.33%) XenApp
6 17 (3.33%) XenServer
7 16 (3.13%) Docker
7 16 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.96%) vSphere
10 6 (1.17%) KVM
10 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.78%) HDFS
11 4 (0.78%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.59%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 48 (9.39%) SCCM
2 36 (7.05%) SCOM
3 29 (5.68%) Ansible
3 29 (5.68%) Puppet
4 21 (4.11%) OSSEC
5 16 (3.13%) Nessus
6 13 (2.54%) Backup Exec
6 13 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.15%) Nagios
7 11 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.96%) FortiGate
8 10 (1.96%) Terraform
8 10 (1.96%) WSUS
9 9 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 7 (1.37%) QRadar
11 7 (1.37%) TrustSec
12 6 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 214 (41.88%) Cisco
2 183 (35.81%) Microsoft
3 140 (27.40%) VMware
4 102 (19.96%) CheckPoint
5 82 (16.05%) F5
6 72 (14.09%) Palo Alto
7 55 (10.76%) Citrix
8 48 (9.39%) Juniper
9 36 (7.05%) HP
10 26 (5.09%) Google
11 25 (4.89%) Apple
12 24 (4.70%) Splunk
13 21 (4.11%) SolarWinds
14 18 (3.52%) Qualys
15 17 (3.33%) Infoblox
16 16 (3.13%) Blue Coat
16 16 (3.13%) Veeam
17 15 (2.94%) Riverbed
17 15 (2.94%) Symantec
18 14 (2.74%) Oracle