Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 79 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,622 2,784 3,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.15% 3.98% 4.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.31% 28.04% 29.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,246 2,350 2,797
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £30,900
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,374 9,928 10,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.27% 14.21% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6,808 8,311 9,355
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in London

Firewall
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in London.

Salary trend for Firewall in London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in London

Firewall
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Central London +22 591 £55,000 - 131
West London -13 118 £50,000 +7.53% 64
South London +19 105 £42,500 -7.61% 13
East London -19 33 £47,000 -3.59% 29
North London +22 22 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 1,303 (49.69%) Windows
2 1,023 (39.02%) Cisco
3 878 (33.49%) Active Directory
4 841 (32.07%) Microsoft
5 743 (28.34%) VMware
6 728 (27.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 718 (27.38%) Windows Server
8 671 (25.59%) Cisco Certification
9 660 (25.17%) Finance
10 647 (24.68%) Linux
11 633 (24.14%) WAN
12 562 (21.43%) VPN
13 557 (21.24%) Office 365
14 554 (21.13%) TCP/IP
15 545 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
16 544 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 529 (20.18%) DNS
17 529 (20.18%) LAN
18 485 (18.50%) Network Security
19 474 (18.08%) CCNP
20 426 (16.25%) Data Centre
21 421 (16.06%) PowerShell
22 410 (15.64%) CheckPoint
23 400 (15.26%) Python
24 389 (14.84%) Palo Alto
25 378 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 374 (14.26%) DevOps
27 372 (14.19%) Cybersecurity
28 367 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
29 362 (13.81%) Hyper-V

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 323 (12.32%) MS Exchange
2 141 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 118 (4.50%) IIS
4 115 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 104 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 74 (2.82%) Apache
7 55 (2.10%) Skype for Business
8 40 (1.53%) Confluence
9 36 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 31 (1.18%) CMS
10 31 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
11 30 (1.14%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.99%) nginx
13 24 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.27%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.27%) Commerce Server
15 7 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 205 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.11%) Avid Media Composer
7 2 (0.076%) SPSS
8 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.076%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.076%) PlanetPress Connect
4 2 (0.076%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.076%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.038%) Eikon
5 1 (0.038%) Lawson
5 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.038%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.038%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 1 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 728 (27.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 557 (21.24%) Office 365
3 545 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (5.38%) SaaS
5 110 (4.20%) IaaS
6 91 (3.47%) PaaS
7 86 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 78 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 53 (2.02%) Mimecast
10 50 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 40 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
12 32 (1.22%) G Suite
12 32 (1.22%) GitHub
13 26 (0.99%) Serverless
14 25 (0.95%) Amazon S3
15 24 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.69%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
18 15 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 633 (24.14%) WAN
2 562 (21.43%) VPN
3 554 (21.13%) TCP/IP
4 529 (20.18%) DNS
4 529 (20.18%) LAN
5 485 (18.50%) Network Security
6 328 (12.51%) Wireless
7 311 (11.86%) DHCP
8 291 (11.10%) BGP
9 290 (11.06%) Cisco ASA
10 280 (10.68%) VoIP
11 269 (10.26%) MPLS
12 259 (9.88%) OSPF
13 244 (9.31%) Internet
14 230 (8.77%) VLAN
15 226 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
16 208 (7.93%) SAN
17 152 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
18 146 (5.57%) SSL
19 135 (5.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.21%) MySQL
3 40 (1.53%) Big Data
4 33 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
5 29 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 29 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (0.76%) Relational Database
10 18 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (0.57%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (0.46%) Redis
14 10 (0.38%) Couchbase
14 10 (0.38%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.31%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 179 (6.83%) Jenkins
2 96 (3.66%) Maven
3 93 (3.55%) Git (software)
4 92 (3.51%) JIRA
5 88 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
6 81 (3.09%) Gradle
7 75 (2.86%) Ant
8 41 (1.56%) Subversion
8 41 (1.56%) TeamCity
9 33 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 23 (0.88%) Vagrant
13 20 (0.76%) Metasploit
14 18 (0.69%) Bitbucket
14 18 (0.69%) Hudson
15 15 (0.57%) GitLab
16 9 (0.34%) Selenium
17 7 (0.27%) Artifactory
17 7 (0.27%) gulp
General
1 660 (25.17%) Finance
2 230 (8.77%) Banking
3 150 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 112 (4.27%) Legal
5 97 (3.70%) Law
6 96 (3.66%) Financial Institution
7 71 (2.71%) Retail
8 53 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.64%) Advertising
10 39 (1.49%) Games
11 36 (1.37%) Marketing
12 33 (1.26%) Front Office
13 21 (0.80%) Publishing
14 10 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.34%) French Language
15 9 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.31%) German Language
17 7 (0.27%) Military
18 6 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 545 (20.79%) Network Engineer
2 314 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 282 (10.76%) Analyst
4 279 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 255 (9.73%) Security Engineer
6 178 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 173 (6.60%) Consultant
8 141 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
9 135 (5.15%) Security Analyst
10 131 (5.00%) IT Support
11 129 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
12 128 (4.88%) IT Engineer
13 125 (4.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 118 (4.50%) Architect
15 115 (4.39%) Administrator
15 115 (4.39%) Network Security Engineer
16 106 (4.04%) Cloud Engineer
17 103 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
18 94 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
18 94 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (5.26%) .NET
2 71 (2.71%) Web Services
3 66 (2.52%) 802.1X
4 60 (2.29%) Elastic Stack
5 46 (1.75%) LDAP
6 43 (1.64%) XMPP
7 42 (1.60%) HTML
8 38 (1.45%) Kafka
9 26 (0.99%) Regular Expression
10 23 (0.88%) jQuery
11 22 (0.84%) CSS
11 22 (0.84%) JSON
12 21 (0.80%) .NET Framework
12 21 (0.80%) LAMP
13 20 (0.76%) XML
14 18 (0.69%) Node.js
15 15 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (0.53%) Apache NiFi
17 12 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
18 11 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 426 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 211 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 149 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
5 81 (3.09%) Clustering
6 79 (3.01%) PKI
7 77 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 77 (2.94%) Fintech
8 60 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 60 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 60 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
9 48 (1.83%) Public Cloud
10 42 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
11 40 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 39 (1.49%) Replication
13 32 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
13 32 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
14 26 (0.99%) User Experience
15 25 (0.95%) Private Cloud
16 20 (0.76%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 1,303 (49.69%) Windows
2 718 (27.38%) Windows Server
3 647 (24.68%) Linux
4 341 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 285 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 241 (9.19%) Windows 10
7 205 (7.82%) Windows 7
8 188 (7.17%) Unix
9 86 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 82 (3.13%) Mac OS X
11 61 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 61 (2.33%) Ubuntu
12 52 (1.98%) CentOS
13 42 (1.60%) Debian
14 41 (1.56%) Android
15 37 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 32 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 30 (1.14%) Mac OS
18 28 (1.07%) Windows XP
19 22 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (14.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 374 (14.26%) DevOps
3 372 (14.19%) Cybersecurity
4 367 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
5 351 (13.39%) Information Security
6 311 (11.86%) ITIL
7 302 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
8 276 (10.53%) SIEM
9 211 (8.05%) Computer Science
10 204 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
11 186 (7.09%) Configuration Management
12 164 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
13 159 (6.06%) Migration
14 158 (6.03%) Load Balancing
15 141 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 113 (4.31%) Open Source
16 113 (4.31%) Penetration Testing
16 113 (4.31%) Presales
17 112 (4.27%) Mentoring
18 106 (4.04%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 421 (16.06%) PowerShell
2 400 (15.26%) Python
3 298 (11.37%) SQL
4 194 (7.40%) Bash Shell
5 169 (6.45%) Perl
6 129 (4.92%) Ruby
7 109 (4.16%) Java
8 68 (2.59%) C
9 64 (2.44%) C#
10 51 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 50 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 47 (1.79%) PHP
13 41 (1.56%) Go
14 39 (1.49%) C++
15 37 (1.41%) VB
16 36 (1.37%) VBScript
17 22 (0.84%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.46%) C-shell
18 12 (0.46%) R
19 11 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 671 (25.59%) Cisco Certification
2 474 (18.08%) CCNP
3 326 (12.43%) CCNA
4 302 (11.52%) Degree
5 217 (8.28%) CISSP
6 215 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 212 (8.09%) CCIE
8 168 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 155 (5.91%) MCSE
10 109 (4.16%) GIAC
11 102 (3.89%) CEH
12 91 (3.47%) CISM
13 81 (3.09%) Security Cleared
14 63 (2.40%) MCP
14 63 (2.40%) SANS
15 60 (2.29%) SC Cleared
16 45 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
17 43 (1.64%) MCSA
18 42 (1.60%) CCVP
18 42 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (5.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (3.43%) GDPR
3 58 (2.21%) SLA
4 57 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 56 (2.14%) PCI DSS
6 33 (1.26%) QA
7 25 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 22 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.76%) COBIT
10 19 (0.72%) MiFID
11 15 (0.57%) SAS 70
12 7 (0.27%) HIPAA
12 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.19%) SEPA
14 4 (0.15%) PMO
15 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 2 (0.076%) Basel III
16 2 (0.076%) Data Quality
17 1 (0.038%) ISO 15022
17 1 (0.038%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 878 (33.49%) Active Directory
2 544 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 362 (13.81%) Hyper-V
4 209 (7.97%) Docker
5 130 (4.96%) vSphere
6 76 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 55 (2.10%) XenApp
8 53 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
9 42 (1.60%) NFS
10 33 (1.26%) Snort
11 31 (1.18%) VMware NSX
12 24 (0.92%) XenDesktop
13 21 (0.80%) KVM
13 21 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
14 20 (0.76%) Terminal Services
14 20 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
15 19 (0.72%) pfSense
15 19 (0.72%) Samba
16 17 (0.65%) Firmware
17 16 (0.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 283 (10.79%) Ansible
2 207 (7.89%) Puppet
3 136 (5.19%) SCCM
4 135 (5.15%) Kubernetes
5 130 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
6 125 (4.77%) Terraform
7 98 (3.74%) Nagios
8 91 (3.47%) Backup Exec
9 87 (3.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 66 (2.52%) Salt
10 66 (2.52%) SCOM
11 49 (1.87%) Nessus
11 49 (1.87%) WSUS
12 45 (1.72%) Packer
13 43 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
13 43 (1.64%) FortiGate
13 43 (1.64%) ZABBIX
14 33 (1.26%) Failover Clustering
15 32 (1.22%) CASB
15 32 (1.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,023 (39.02%) Cisco
2 841 (32.07%) Microsoft
3 743 (28.34%) VMware
4 410 (15.64%) CheckPoint
5 389 (14.84%) Palo Alto
6 274 (10.45%) Juniper
7 237 (9.04%) Citrix
8 227 (8.66%) F5
9 213 (8.12%) HP
10 134 (5.11%) SolarWinds
11 131 (5.00%) Dell
12 118 (4.50%) NetApp
13 112 (4.27%) Fortinet
14 103 (3.93%) Splunk
15 100 (3.81%) Google
16 92 (3.51%) EMC
17 88 (3.36%) Meraki
18 87 (3.32%) Symantec
19 77 (2.94%) Red Hat
20 75 (2.86%) Oracle