Firewall Jobs in England

Firewall
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 51 88 108
Rank change year-on-year +37 +20 -36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3,120 3,556 3,925
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.38% 3.57% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.78% 26.25% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,726 2,655 3,172
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,750 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,567 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,819 13,545 16,054
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.77% 13.59% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7,851 8,219 10,163
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,980 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +0.96% +4.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in England

Firewall
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in England.

Salary trend for Firewall in England

Firewall
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in England over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in England

Firewall
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the England region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
London +37 906 £65,000 +4.00% 245
South East +38 693 £43,500 -3.33% 178
North of England +31 538 £45,000 -5.26% 162
Midlands +43 444 £45,000 -5.26% 147
West Midlands +43 342 £45,000 -10.00% 76
South West +25 322 £49,000 +15.98% 89
Yorkshire +55 249 £42,500 -5.56% 55
East of England +47 231 £39,000 -13.33% 61
North West -4 209 £50,000 +4.44% 96
East Midlands +15 98 £45,000 - 70
North East +21 90 £42,500 - 12
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 487 (15.61%) Microsoft Exchange
2 361 (11.57%) SharePoint
3 107 (3.43%) IIS
4 37 (1.19%) Confluence
5 27 (0.87%) nginx
6 24 (0.77%) WordPress
7 21 (0.67%) Apache
8 20 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (0.48%) CMS
10 13 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.32%) Apache Spark
12 8 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.26%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.26%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.22%) SAS
14 6 (0.19%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (0.096%) Tomcat
18 2 (0.064%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 204 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.22%) Trello
4 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.096%) 1Password
5 3 (0.096%) SPSS
6 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.61%) Fidessa
2 3 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.064%) Shopify
4 1 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.032%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.032%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1,495 (47.92%) Azure
2 1,207 (38.69%) Microsoft 365
3 466 (14.94%) AWS
4 414 (13.27%) Entra ID
5 146 (4.68%) GCP
6 131 (4.20%) IaaS
7 113 (3.62%) SaaS
8 96 (3.08%) PaaS
9 87 (2.79%) OneDrive
10 64 (2.05%) Azure DevOps
11 63 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
12 49 (1.57%) Mimecast
13 47 (1.51%) Azure Sentinel
14 34 (1.09%) GitHub
14 34 (1.09%) Power Platform
15 27 (0.87%) Google Workspace
16 26 (0.83%) Serverless
16 26 (0.83%) WhatsApp
17 25 (0.80%) Azure Storage
18 22 (0.71%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 754 (24.17%) WAN
2 730 (23.40%) DNS
3 681 (21.83%) VPN
4 662 (21.22%) LAN
5 540 (17.31%) DHCP
6 413 (13.24%) TCP/IP
7 379 (12.15%) Wireless
8 348 (11.15%) Wi-Fi
9 339 (10.87%) VLAN
10 335 (10.74%) Network Security
11 280 (8.97%) SAN
12 225 (7.21%) SD-WAN
13 220 (7.05%) BGP
14 199 (6.38%) VoIP
15 175 (5.61%) MPLS
16 171 (5.48%) OSPF
17 158 (5.06%) Internet
18 156 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
19 106 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
20 95 (3.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.08%) MySQL
3 59 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 44 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (0.83%) Power BI
6 23 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.35%) Big Data
8 11 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.29%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.26%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.22%) DB2
12 6 (0.19%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.16%) CockroachDB
14 4 (0.13%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.13%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.13%) Redis
15 3 (0.096%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 86 (2.76%) JIRA
2 80 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 49 (1.57%) Git
4 24 (0.77%) Bitbucket
5 17 (0.54%) Subversion
6 16 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (0.48%) GitLab
8 10 (0.32%) GNU Toolchain
8 10 (0.32%) Spinnaker
9 6 (0.19%) Burp Suite
9 6 (0.19%) Trac
10 5 (0.16%) Jaeger
11 4 (0.13%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.096%) Selenium
12 3 (0.096%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.064%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.064%) git-flow
13 2 (0.064%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 908 (29.10%) Social Skills
2 382 (12.24%) Finance
3 232 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 132 (4.23%) Public Sector
6 126 (4.04%) Law
7 121 (3.88%) Legal
8 101 (3.24%) Retail
9 73 (2.34%) Banking
10 65 (2.08%) Documentation Skills
11 60 (1.92%) Organisational Skills
12 58 (1.86%) Manufacturing
13 49 (1.57%) Marketing
14 48 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 45 (1.44%) Games
15 45 (1.44%) Presentation Skills
16 24 (0.77%) Billing
17 21 (0.67%) Police
18 18 (0.58%) Advertising
18 18 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 523 (16.76%) Network Engineer
2 462 (14.81%) Senior
3 402 (12.88%) Analyst
4 391 (12.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 380 (12.18%) IT Engineer
5 380 (12.18%) Support Engineer
6 325 (10.42%) IT Support
7 198 (6.35%) Lead
8 197 (6.31%) IT Support Engineer
9 189 (6.06%) Security Analyst
10 171 (5.48%) Architect
11 168 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
12 152 (4.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 143 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
14 139 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
15 138 (4.42%) Security Engineer
16 114 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
17 110 (3.53%) IT Manager
18 96 (3.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 92 (2.95%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (1.60%) 802.1X
2 44 (1.41%) REST
3 32 (1.03%) SAML
4 24 (0.77%) OAuth
5 22 (0.71%) ARM Templates
6 21 (0.67%) JSON
6 21 (0.67%) Kafka
7 19 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (0.58%) WebRTC
8 18 (0.58%) YAML
9 17 (0.54%) LAMP
10 15 (0.48%) .NET
10 15 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
11 14 (0.45%) HTML
11 14 (0.45%) OpenID
12 11 (0.35%) Node.js
13 10 (0.32%) Middleware
13 10 (0.32%) POSIX
14 8 (0.26%) CSS
15 7 (0.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 319 (10.22%) Data Centre
2 224 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 179 (5.74%) Driving Licence
4 115 (3.69%) Public Cloud
5 106 (3.40%) Replication
6 104 (3.33%) PKI
7 95 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
8 84 (2.69%) Cyber Threat
9 70 (2.24%) Clustering
10 61 (1.96%) Onboarding
11 50 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
12 45 (1.44%) Cyberattack
13 41 (1.31%) Security Posture
14 36 (1.15%) CCTV
15 34 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
16 33 (1.06%) Client/Server
16 33 (1.06%) CMDB
16 33 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 33 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
17 30 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,431 (45.87%) Windows
2 882 (28.27%) Windows Server
3 586 (18.78%) Linux
4 243 (7.79%) Windows 10
5 200 (6.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 174 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 166 (5.32%) Windows Server 2019
8 105 (3.37%) Mac OS
9 103 (3.30%) Ubuntu
10 77 (2.47%) Unix
11 62 (1.99%) Apple iOS
11 62 (1.99%) VMS
12 49 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (1.41%) Android
14 28 (0.90%) CentOS
15 22 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (0.71%) SUSE
16 20 (0.64%) Windows XP
17 18 (0.58%) Solaris
17 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (23.27%) Cybersecurity
2 654 (20.96%) Problem-Solving
3 504 (16.15%) ITIL
4 485 (15.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 343 (10.99%) Customer Service
6 317 (10.16%) Information Security
7 309 (9.90%) SIEM
8 261 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 210 (6.73%) Agile
10 206 (6.60%) Incident Response
11 201 (6.44%) Mentoring
12 177 (5.67%) Cloud Security
13 176 (5.64%) DevOps
14 175 (5.61%) Security Operations
15 171 (5.48%) Migration
16 170 (5.45%) Project Delivery
17 160 (5.13%) Service Delivery
18 156 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
19 149 (4.78%) Project Management
20 135 (4.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (13.24%) PowerShell
2 272 (8.72%) SQL
3 221 (7.08%) Python
4 174 (5.58%) Bash
5 53 (1.70%) Java
6 48 (1.54%) Perl
7 45 (1.44%) C#
8 37 (1.19%) JavaScript
9 25 (0.80%) VBScript
10 23 (0.74%) Ruby
11 22 (0.71%) Bicep
12 15 (0.48%) VB
13 14 (0.45%) C
13 14 (0.45%) PHP
14 13 (0.42%) C++
14 13 (0.42%) Go
14 13 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.32%) RPG
16 7 (0.22%) Kusto Query Language
16 7 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 452 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 436 (13.97%) Degree
3 425 (13.62%) Security Cleared
4 279 (8.94%) CCNA
5 221 (7.08%) SC Cleared
6 205 (6.57%) CCNP
7 180 (5.77%) CISSP
8 173 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 165 (5.29%) DV Cleared
10 99 (3.17%) MCSE
11 80 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
12 69 (2.21%) Azure Certification
13 68 (2.18%) CompTIA Security+
14 66 (2.12%) CISM
14 66 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
15 60 (1.92%) MCSA
16 59 (1.89%) CCIE
17 47 (1.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 46 (1.47%) CCSP
19 45 (1.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 153 (4.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 147 (4.71%) SLA
4 133 (4.26%) GDPR
5 130 (4.17%) NIST
6 91 (2.92%) PCI DSS
7 44 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 36 (1.15%) SOC 2
9 31 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 31 (0.99%) NCSC
10 19 (0.61%) HIPAA
11 18 (0.58%) GRC
12 15 (0.48%) COBIT
13 14 (0.45%) QA
14 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.29%) COSHH
16 6 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,125 (36.06%) Active Directory
2 645 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 573 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 149 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
5 104 (3.33%) vSphere
6 85 (2.72%) Virtual Desktop
7 76 (2.44%) Docker
8 72 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
9 36 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
10 33 (1.06%) Firmware
11 29 (0.93%) Terminal Services
12 25 (0.80%) vCloud
13 21 (0.67%) XenApp
14 18 (0.58%) XenDesktop
15 15 (0.48%) VMware NSX
16 13 (0.42%) KVM
16 13 (0.42%) NFS
17 8 (0.26%) pfSense
17 8 (0.26%) VMware Server
18 5 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 403 (12.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 160 (5.13%) Ansible
3 140 (4.49%) FortiGate
4 139 (4.46%) Terraform
5 134 (4.29%) SCCM
6 89 (2.85%) Kubernetes
7 81 (2.60%) WSUS
8 70 (2.24%) SCOM
9 47 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
9 47 (1.51%) vCenter Server
10 44 (1.41%) Puppet
11 38 (1.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 34 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
13 31 (0.99%) Nagios
14 29 (0.93%) Progress Chef
15 23 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
16 22 (0.71%) Grafana
16 22 (0.71%) SmoothWall
17 21 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
18 20 (0.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1,330 (42.63%) Microsoft
2 942 (30.19%) VMware
3 864 (27.69%) Cisco
4 236 (7.56%) Veeam
5 227 (7.28%) Palo Alto
6 212 (6.79%) Meraki
7 205 (6.57%) Juniper
8 198 (6.35%) Fortinet
9 183 (5.87%) Aruba
10 179 (5.74%) Citrix
11 171 (5.48%) CheckPoint
12 153 (4.90%) HP
13 96 (3.08%) Google
14 95 (3.04%) Dell
15 84 (2.69%) SolarWinds
16 83 (2.66%) Sophos
17 72 (2.31%) F5
18 70 (2.24%) Apple
19 57 (1.83%) Red Hat
20 56 (1.79%) NetApp