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

Firewall
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 50 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 528 506 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.82% 4.97% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.86% 31.98% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 471 472 473
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,050 £36,680
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +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 1,607 1,582 1,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.67% 15.55% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,422 1,418 1,741
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £53,125 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,675 £31,000
90th Percentile £83,625 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 21 August 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 August 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 August 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.

1 272 (51.52%) Windows
2 240 (45.45%) Cisco
3 209 (39.58%) Finance
4 172 (32.58%) Microsoft
4 172 (32.58%) Active Directory
5 148 (28.03%) WAN
5 148 (28.03%) Windows Server
6 144 (27.27%) DNS
7 142 (26.89%) Cisco Certification
7 142 (26.89%) VMware
8 141 (26.70%) Information Security
9 139 (26.33%) TCP/IP
10 133 (25.19%) CISSP
11 122 (23.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 119 (22.54%) CheckPoint
13 118 (22.35%) VPN
14 114 (21.59%) Linux
14 114 (21.59%) LAN
15 113 (21.40%) CCNP
16 110 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 107 (20.27%) Network Security
18 104 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
18 104 (19.70%) F5
19 99 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
20 98 (18.56%) Office 365
21 94 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
22 90 (17.05%) DHCP
22 90 (17.05%) Degree
23 86 (16.29%) PowerShell
24 80 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008

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 66 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (3.60%) Skype for Business
5 15 (2.84%) IIS
6 11 (2.08%) Apache
7 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.14%) nginx
7 6 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.76%) CMS
8 4 (0.76%) Confluence
8 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.38%) JBoss
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 58 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.76%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 122 (23.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (18.56%) Office 365
3 77 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (6.06%) SaaS
5 29 (5.49%) IaaS
6 24 (4.55%) PaaS
7 11 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (2.08%) Slack
8 9 (1.70%) OneDrive
9 8 (1.52%) G Suite
10 7 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.38%) AWS CodePipeline
13 2 (0.38%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.38%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 148 (28.03%) WAN
2 144 (27.27%) DNS
3 139 (26.33%) TCP/IP
4 118 (22.35%) VPN
5 114 (21.59%) LAN
6 107 (20.27%) Network Security
7 104 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
8 90 (17.05%) DHCP
9 73 (13.83%) Cisco IOS
9 73 (13.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 66 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 63 (11.93%) BGP
11 63 (11.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 59 (11.17%) NX-OS
12 59 (11.17%) Wireless
13 56 (10.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 55 (10.42%) OSPF
14 55 (10.42%) VLAN
15 54 (10.23%) MPLS
16 43 (8.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.84%) MySQL
3 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.14%) Big Data
5 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.76%) Redis
8 3 (0.57%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.57%) HBase
8 3 (0.57%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.57%) Scylla
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (1.52%) JIRA
3 5 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.19%) GoCD
7 1 (0.19%) JMeter
7 1 (0.19%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 209 (39.58%) Finance
2 61 (11.55%) Banking
3 45 (8.52%) Legal
4 41 (7.77%) Law
5 28 (5.30%) Advertising
6 22 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.46%) Retail
9 9 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Hungarian Language
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (17.99%) Network Engineer
2 92 (17.42%) Analyst
3 60 (11.36%) Security Analyst
4 57 (10.80%) Security Engineer
5 53 (10.04%) Support Engineer
6 47 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 44 (8.33%) Security Specialist
8 36 (6.82%) Network Security Specialist
9 35 (6.63%) IT Engineer
9 35 (6.63%) Network Specialist
10 32 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
11 27 (5.11%) Cisco Engineer
11 27 (5.11%) IT Support
12 26 (4.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 25 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
14 24 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 24 (4.55%) Security Manager
15 23 (4.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 22 (4.17%) Senior Network Security Specialist
16 22 (4.17%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 19 (3.60%) Web Services
3 17 (3.22%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (3.03%) .NET
5 12 (2.27%) LDAP
6 9 (1.70%) HTML
6 9 (1.70%) X-Windows
7 8 (1.52%) JSON
7 8 (1.52%) XML
8 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.95%) LAMP
9 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 4 (0.76%) CSS
9 4 (0.76%) Kafka
10 3 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (0.57%) Middleware
10 3 (0.57%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.38%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.38%) XMPP
12 1 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 54 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 53 (10.04%) Management Information System
4 49 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.46%) Fintech
5 13 (2.46%) PKI
5 13 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
6 11 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.33%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 6 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
9 6 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 272 (51.52%) Windows
2 148 (28.03%) Windows Server
3 114 (21.59%) Linux
4 94 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (11.17%) Windows 7
7 45 (8.52%) Windows 10
8 44 (8.33%) Unix
9 19 (3.60%) Android
9 19 (3.60%) Mac OS X
10 15 (2.84%) CentOS
11 13 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.33%) HPUX
13 7 (1.33%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.33%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.14%) AIX
14 6 (1.14%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (26.70%) Information Security
2 99 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 73 (13.83%) ITIL
4 72 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 71 (13.45%) SIEM
6 66 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 58 (10.98%) Risk Management
8 53 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 43 (8.14%) Security Architecture
11 41 (7.77%) Security Operations
12 39 (7.39%) DevOps
13 35 (6.63%) Configuration Management
14 34 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (6.44%) Identity Access Management
15 33 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
16 32 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
17 31 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (5.87%) Time Management
18 28 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.29%) PowerShell
2 53 (10.04%) SQL
3 45 (8.52%) Python
4 26 (4.92%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.65%) Perl
6 11 (2.08%) PHP
7 9 (1.70%) C
7 9 (1.70%) Java
8 6 (1.14%) C#
8 6 (1.14%) Ruby
9 4 (0.76%) C++
9 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.38%) VB
11 2 (0.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.19%) Go
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 142 (26.89%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (25.19%) CISSP
3 113 (21.40%) CCNP
4 90 (17.05%) Degree
5 74 (14.02%) CCIE
6 65 (12.31%) CISM
7 46 (8.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (7.58%) MCSE
9 39 (7.39%) CCNA
10 36 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
11 35 (6.63%) CEH
12 28 (5.30%) CISA
13 24 (4.55%) CCSE
14 22 (4.17%) GIAC
15 19 (3.60%) MCSA
16 17 (3.22%) CCSA
17 13 (2.46%) GSEC
18 11 (2.08%) CLAS
19 10 (1.89%) CCSP
19 10 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.04%) GDPR
2 41 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.36%) SLA
4 20 (3.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (2.65%) MiFID
6 6 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.57%) COBIT
8 3 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) FINRA
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.19%) PMO
9 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 172 (32.58%) Active Directory
2 110 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (14.20%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 25 (4.73%) XenServer
6 24 (4.55%) XenApp
7 20 (3.79%) vSphere
8 16 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.46%) Snort
11 11 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.70%) Docker
13 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.76%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.76%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.57%) HDFS
15 3 (0.57%) iptables
15 3 (0.57%) StorNext
15 3 (0.57%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 29 (5.49%) Puppet
2 27 (5.11%) SCCM
3 19 (3.60%) Ansible
4 17 (3.22%) Terraform
5 13 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.46%) OSSEC
6 12 (2.27%) Backup Exec
7 11 (2.08%) FortiGate
7 11 (2.08%) WSUS
8 10 (1.89%) Nessus
8 10 (1.89%) SCOM
9 7 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (1.33%) Nagios
10 5 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.95%) Salt
10 5 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (0.95%) TrustSec
10 5 (0.95%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.76%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 240 (45.45%) Cisco
2 172 (32.58%) Microsoft
3 142 (26.89%) VMware
4 119 (22.54%) CheckPoint
5 104 (19.70%) F5
6 68 (12.88%) Juniper
7 64 (12.12%) Citrix
7 64 (12.12%) Palo Alto
8 41 (7.77%) HP
9 34 (6.44%) Blue Coat
10 30 (5.68%) Infoblox
11 28 (5.30%) Apple
12 27 (5.11%) Google
13 25 (4.73%) Imperva
13 25 (4.73%) Veeam
14 24 (4.55%) SolarWinds
15 20 (3.79%) Riverbed
16 15 (2.84%) Dell
16 15 (2.84%) Qualys
17 14 (2.65%) Oracle