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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 127 74
Rank change year-on-year -56 -53 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1,800 1,118 1,345
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.32% 2.68% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.30% 24.90% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 922 1,114
10th Percentile £35,750 £41,250 £36,625
25th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £93,250 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 8,866 4,490 4,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.44% 10.74% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,441 3,070 3,501
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £31,750
25th Percentile £45,051 £47,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in London

Firewall
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Firewall in London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in London over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Central London +6 283 £65,000 +8.33% 64
West London -52 66 £55,000 +4.76% 17
South London -24 52 £44,047 -7.27% 4
East London -42 27 £50,000 -1.96% 17
North London - 22 £55,000 -
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 772 (42.89%) Azure
2 739 (41.06%) Windows
3 551 (30.61%) AWS
4 549 (30.50%) Linux
5 500 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 500 (27.78%) Finance
6 498 (27.67%) Cisco
7 475 (26.39%) VPN
8 428 (23.78%) Microsoft 365
9 408 (22.67%) DevOps
9 408 (22.67%) Active Directory
10 407 (22.61%) DNS
11 405 (22.50%) Windows Server
12 393 (21.83%) Network Security
13 389 (21.61%) WAN
14 381 (21.17%) Python
15 375 (20.83%) Kubernetes
16 360 (20.00%) Social Skills
17 337 (18.72%) Cisco Certification
18 334 (18.56%) VMware
19 330 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 329 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
21 321 (17.83%) Docker
22 319 (17.72%) Terraform
23 315 (17.50%) Agile
24 306 (17.00%) Ansible
25 284 (15.78%) PowerShell
25 284 (15.78%) CI/CD
26 282 (15.67%) LAN
27 261 (14.50%) Git (software)

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
1 156 (8.67%) IIS
2 116 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 101 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 79 (4.39%) MS Exchange
5 77 (4.28%) JBoss
6 64 (3.56%) Apache
7 51 (2.83%) nginx
8 36 (2.00%) OpenStack
9 31 (1.72%) Confluence
10 9 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.50%) WordPress
11 6 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.22%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.22%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.17%) Appian
Applications
1 94 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.28%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (1.33%) Distributed Ledger
1 24 (1.33%) R3 Corda
2 20 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.50%) Temenos T24
4 7 (0.39%) Fidessa
4 7 (0.39%) SAP GTS
5 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.056%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.056%) RMDS
6 1 (0.056%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 772 (42.89%) Azure
2 551 (30.61%) AWS
3 428 (23.78%) Microsoft 365
4 233 (12.94%) GCP
5 126 (7.00%) SaaS
6 123 (6.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 123 (6.83%) Serverless
7 111 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 108 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 103 (5.72%) AWS Lambda
10 100 (5.56%) OpenShift
11 92 (5.11%) Azure AKS
12 91 (5.06%) IaaS
13 88 (4.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 86 (4.78%) Google Kubernetes Engine
15 83 (4.61%) PaaS
16 81 (4.50%) AWS CodePipeline
17 72 (4.00%) Azure Stack
18 68 (3.78%) Cloud Functions
19 54 (3.00%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 475 (26.39%) VPN
2 407 (22.61%) DNS
3 393 (21.83%) Network Security
4 389 (21.61%) WAN
5 282 (15.67%) LAN
6 240 (13.33%) DHCP
7 226 (12.56%) TCP/IP
8 211 (11.72%) Internet
9 200 (11.11%) Wireless
10 172 (9.56%) BGP
11 155 (8.61%) SSL
12 152 (8.44%) VLAN
13 138 (7.67%) OSPF
14 136 (7.56%) MPLS
15 121 (6.72%) SD-WAN
16 117 (6.50%) Wi-Fi
17 116 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
18 103 (5.72%) Intrusion Detection
19 89 (4.94%) VoIP
20 83 (4.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.56%) MySQL
3 66 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 54 (3.00%) BigQuery
6 52 (2.89%) Amazon RDS
7 47 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 44 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 41 (2.28%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.72%) Big Data
11 22 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.22%) ArangoDB
11 22 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
13 15 (0.83%) Redis
14 13 (0.72%) UniData
15 11 (0.61%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 261 (14.50%) Git (software)
2 222 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 107 (5.94%) Maven
4 82 (4.56%) Subversion
5 66 (3.67%) GitLab
6 59 (3.28%) JIRA
7 32 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 32 (1.78%) Bitbucket
8 31 (1.72%) Gradle
9 27 (1.50%) CircleCI
10 26 (1.44%) Travis CI
11 16 (0.89%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.83%) Jaeger
13 12 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (0.39%) Snowpack
14 7 (0.39%) SonarQube
15 6 (0.33%) Burp Suite
15 6 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (0.33%) sqlmap
15 6 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 500 (27.78%) Finance
2 360 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 166 (9.22%) Banking
4 115 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (6.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 107 (5.94%) Telecoms
7 97 (5.39%) Retail
8 87 (4.83%) Manufacturing
9 68 (3.78%) Law
10 59 (3.28%) Marketing
11 51 (2.83%) Legal
12 37 (2.06%) Games
12 37 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
13 36 (2.00%) Public Sector
14 31 (1.72%) Advertising
15 30 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
16 27 (1.50%) Financial Institution
16 27 (1.50%) Presentation Skills
17 17 (0.94%) Publishing
18 15 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 323 (17.94%) Network Engineer
2 187 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 181 (10.06%) Security Engineer
4 171 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 148 (8.22%) Support Engineer
6 137 (7.61%) Architect
7 136 (7.56%) Analyst
8 125 (6.94%) IT Engineer
9 100 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
10 99 (5.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 91 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
12 84 (4.67%) Cloud Engineer
13 65 (3.61%) IT Support
14 60 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
15 59 (3.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 59 (3.28%) Security Manager
16 57 (3.17%) Senior Manager
17 54 (3.00%) Security Analyst
17 54 (3.00%) Senior Security Engineer
18 52 (2.89%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (5.72%) Kafka
2 71 (3.94%) Elastic Stack
3 35 (1.94%) SAML
4 33 (1.83%) .NET
5 32 (1.78%) JSON
6 29 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 27 (1.50%) LAMP
7 27 (1.50%) React
8 26 (1.44%) Node.js
9 25 (1.39%) 802.1X
10 22 (1.22%) LEMP Stack
10 22 (1.22%) Spring Boot
10 22 (1.22%) Web Services
11 21 (1.17%) Middleware
12 19 (1.06%) Django
12 19 (1.06%) Ember.js
12 19 (1.06%) Express
12 19 (1.06%) Flask
12 19 (1.06%) Redux
12 19 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 258 (14.33%) Data Centre
2 106 (5.89%) Management Information System
3 104 (5.78%) Linux Command Line
4 89 (4.94%) Cloud Native
5 72 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 70 (3.89%) Life Science
7 61 (3.39%) Clustering
8 54 (3.00%) User Experience
9 51 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
10 49 (2.72%) Private Cloud
11 46 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 42 (2.33%) PKI
13 37 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (1.89%) IoT
15 32 (1.78%) Algorithms
15 32 (1.78%) Social Media
16 30 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
17 26 (1.44%) Virtual Team
18 25 (1.39%) Replication
18 25 (1.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 739 (41.06%) Windows
2 549 (30.50%) Linux
3 405 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 125 (6.94%) Windows 10
5 112 (6.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 106 (5.89%) Unix
7 91 (5.06%) Windows Server 2016
8 66 (3.67%) CentOS
9 47 (2.61%) Ubuntu
10 45 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
12 38 (2.11%) Android
13 35 (1.94%) Mac OS
14 31 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 23 (1.28%) SUSE
17 22 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (1.17%) Windows XP
19 13 (0.72%) Debian
20 12 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (22.67%) DevOps
2 330 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 329 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
4 315 (17.50%) Agile
5 284 (15.78%) CI/CD
6 239 (13.28%) Information Security
7 237 (13.17%) Mentoring
8 231 (12.83%) SIEM
9 224 (12.44%) ITIL
10 216 (12.00%) Migration
11 209 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
12 194 (10.78%) Infrastructure as Code
13 173 (9.61%) Load Balancing
14 165 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 157 (8.72%) Configuration Management
15 157 (8.72%) High Availability
16 156 (8.67%) Computer Science
17 137 (7.61%) Business Continuity
18 127 (7.06%) Data Loss Prevention
19 121 (6.72%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 381 (21.17%) Python
2 284 (15.78%) PowerShell
3 207 (11.50%) Java
4 204 (11.33%) Bash
5 195 (10.83%) SQL
6 93 (5.17%) Groovy
7 55 (3.06%) R
8 43 (2.39%) Shell Script
9 40 (2.22%) Go
10 39 (2.17%) C#
11 36 (2.00%) Perl
11 36 (2.00%) Ruby
12 35 (1.94%) C++
13 34 (1.89%) JavaScript
14 22 (1.22%) VBScript
15 21 (1.17%) VB
16 19 (1.06%) Kotlin
17 18 (1.00%) C
18 17 (0.94%) PHP
19 9 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 337 (18.72%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (11.39%) Degree
3 186 (10.33%) CCNP
4 147 (8.17%) CCNA
5 135 (7.50%) CISSP
6 107 (5.94%) CCIE
7 73 (4.06%) CISM
7 73 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 56 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (2.50%) MCSE
10 42 (2.33%) Security Cleared
11 34 (1.89%) CEH
12 32 (1.78%) CompTIA Security+
13 31 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (1.67%) SC Cleared
15 24 (1.33%) CISA
16 22 (1.22%) CCDP
17 21 (1.17%) OSCP
18 19 (1.06%) GCIH
18 19 (1.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (4.78%) GDPR
3 82 (4.56%) SLA
4 69 (3.83%) NIST
5 62 (3.44%) PCI DSS
6 52 (2.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 33 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 22 (1.22%) QA
9 19 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.83%) GxP
11 12 (0.67%) GRC
12 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.39%) COBIT
13 7 (0.39%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.28%) SOC 2
15 3 (0.17%) NCSC
16 2 (0.11%) NIST 800
17 1 (0.056%) ISA99
17 1 (0.056%) PMO
17 1 (0.056%) SOC 1
System Software
1 408 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 321 (17.83%) Docker
3 233 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 194 (10.78%) Virtual Machines
5 69 (3.83%) Hyper-V
6 50 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
7 47 (2.61%) vSphere
8 33 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (1.67%) ProxySG
10 22 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 14 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.78%) VMware NSX
12 12 (0.67%) Firmware
12 12 (0.67%) KVM
12 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (0.50%) BitLocker
13 9 (0.50%) LXC
13 9 (0.50%) Varnish
13 9 (0.50%) Xen
14 8 (0.44%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 375 (20.83%) Kubernetes
2 319 (17.72%) Terraform
3 306 (17.00%) Ansible
4 207 (11.50%) Puppet
5 161 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (6.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 57 (3.17%) SCCM
8 54 (3.00%) FortiGate
9 53 (2.94%) Nagios
10 35 (1.94%) Grafana
11 34 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
12 33 (1.83%) WSUS
13 28 (1.56%) Prometheus
14 27 (1.50%) Jamf Pro
14 27 (1.50%) ZABBIX
15 25 (1.39%) HAProxy
16 24 (1.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 24 (1.33%) QRadar
17 21 (1.17%) CASB
17 21 (1.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 500 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 498 (27.67%) Cisco
3 334 (18.56%) VMware
4 206 (11.44%) Palo Alto
5 152 (8.44%) F5
6 144 (8.00%) Splunk
7 122 (6.78%) Meraki
8 118 (6.56%) CheckPoint
8 118 (6.56%) Citrix
9 104 (5.78%) SolarWinds
10 101 (5.61%) Juniper
11 93 (5.17%) Fortinet
12 85 (4.72%) Google
13 82 (4.56%) Veeam
14 74 (4.11%) HP
15 64 (3.56%) Red Hat
16 55 (3.06%) Apple
16 55 (3.06%) Riverbed
17 53 (2.94%) Zscaler
18 43 (2.39%) Aruba