Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 72 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,047 2,465 2,734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.20% 4.03% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.84% 30.98% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,693 2,178 2,391
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £32,400
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +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 6,430 7,958 10,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.18% 13.02% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,227 6,480 8,417
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 -4 480 £60,000 +9.09% 67
West London -1 117 £52,500 +5.00% 31
South London -8 65 £53,750 +19.44% 6
East London -18 25 £47,500 - 11
North London -27 9 £55,000 +15.79% 9
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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.

1 792 (38.69%) Windows
2 752 (36.74%) Cisco
3 585 (28.58%) Azure
4 583 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
5 578 (28.24%) Microsoft
6 536 (26.18%) WAN
7 491 (23.99%) LAN
8 472 (23.06%) Active Directory
9 458 (22.37%) Office 365
10 450 (21.98%) TCP/IP
11 441 (21.54%) VPN
12 438 (21.40%) Finance
13 431 (21.06%) VMware
14 422 (20.62%) Linux
15 405 (19.79%) AWS
16 394 (19.25%) DNS
17 382 (18.66%) Windows Server
18 354 (17.29%) Network Security
19 343 (16.76%) CCNP
20 333 (16.27%) Information Security
21 317 (15.49%) Cybersecurity
22 305 (14.90%) DHCP
23 301 (14.70%) Palo Alto
24 290 (14.17%) SIEM
25 282 (13.78%) Data Centre
26 281 (13.73%) Wireless
27 266 (12.99%) BGP
28 263 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 256 (12.51%) PowerShell
30 252 (12.31%) CCNA

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
1 104 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 98 (4.79%) IIS
3 51 (2.49%) Skype for Business
4 49 (2.39%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.56%) nginx
8 29 (1.42%) Apache
9 21 (1.03%) CMS
10 20 (0.98%) Confluence
11 18 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.44%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.39%) JBoss
16 7 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
18 4 (0.20%) Drupal
19 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 90 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 26 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 7 (0.34%) SketchUp
6 3 (0.15%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.049%) Maya
7 1 (0.049%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 9 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.20%) Eikon
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.098%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.098%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.098%) Shopify
6 1 (0.049%) Infor CloudSuite
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 585 (28.58%) Azure
2 458 (22.37%) Office 365
3 405 (19.79%) AWS
4 89 (4.35%) IaaS
5 87 (4.25%) GCP
6 82 (4.01%) PaaS
7 70 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 58 (2.83%) SaaS
9 36 (1.76%) Mimecast
10 34 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (1.56%) G Suite
12 26 (1.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 22 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (1.07%) GitHub
13 22 (1.07%) OpenShift
13 22 (1.07%) Serverless
14 20 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.83%) Azure Functions
15 17 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (0.78%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 536 (26.18%) WAN
2 491 (23.99%) LAN
3 450 (21.98%) TCP/IP
4 441 (21.54%) VPN
5 394 (19.25%) DNS
6 354 (17.29%) Network Security
7 305 (14.90%) DHCP
8 281 (13.73%) Wireless
9 266 (12.99%) BGP
10 235 (11.48%) MPLS
11 233 (11.38%) OSPF
12 215 (10.50%) VoIP
13 207 (10.11%) Internet
14 197 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
15 185 (9.04%) Cisco ASA
16 174 (8.50%) VLAN
17 162 (7.91%) IPsec
18 149 (7.28%) Intrusion Detection
19 135 (6.60%) SAN
20 113 (5.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.27%) MySQL
3 24 (1.17%) Blockchain
4 19 (0.93%) Big Data
5 17 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.39%) Cognos Impromptu
10 8 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.34%) FileMaker
12 6 (0.29%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (0.29%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.24%) DB2
13 5 (0.24%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.20%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.20%) DTS
14 4 (0.20%) HBase
14 4 (0.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 79 (3.86%) Jenkins
2 53 (2.59%) JIRA
3 44 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 35 (1.71%) TeamCity
5 31 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 31 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (0.68%) GitLab
8 13 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (0.59%) Maven
9 12 (0.59%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (0.59%) Zephyr
10 11 (0.54%) Ant
10 11 (0.54%) Artifactory
10 11 (0.54%) Bower
10 11 (0.54%) Chocolatey
10 11 (0.54%) MSBuild
10 11 (0.54%) SonarQube
10 11 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 438 (21.40%) Finance
2 122 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 97 (4.74%) Law
4 82 (4.01%) Banking
5 58 (2.83%) Legal
6 43 (2.10%) Retail
7 38 (1.86%) Public Sector
8 34 (1.66%) Marketing
9 33 (1.61%) Games
10 32 (1.56%) Advertising
11 23 (1.12%) Front Office
12 16 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.59%) Billing
13 12 (0.59%) Japanese Language
14 9 (0.44%) Back Office
15 7 (0.34%) Publishing
16 6 (0.29%) French Language
16 6 (0.29%) Police
17 5 (0.24%) Electronics
17 5 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 525 (25.65%) Network Engineer
2 241 (11.77%) Analyst
3 210 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 168 (8.21%) Support Engineer
5 162 (7.91%) Security Engineer
6 137 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 129 (6.30%) Security Analyst
8 123 (6.01%) Architect
9 114 (5.57%) IT Engineer
10 98 (4.79%) Consultant
11 90 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 77 (3.76%) IT Support
13 66 (3.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 60 (2.93%) IT Analyst
15 59 (2.88%) Network Security Engineer
16 56 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
17 54 (2.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 53 (2.59%) IT Support Engineer
19 52 (2.54%) Administrator
20 48 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.30%) 802.1X
2 46 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
3 45 (2.20%) WebSockets
4 38 (1.86%) .NET
5 27 (1.32%) Web Services
6 26 (1.27%) Node.js
7 23 (1.12%) REST
8 22 (1.07%) LAMP
9 15 (0.73%) LDAP
10 13 (0.64%) HTML
10 13 (0.64%) XMPP
11 12 (0.59%) JSON
12 10 (0.49%) HTML5
13 9 (0.44%) Kafka
13 9 (0.44%) OAuth
13 9 (0.44%) SAML
13 9 (0.44%) YAML
14 8 (0.39%) ADO
14 8 (0.39%) Lambda Expressions
15 7 (0.34%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 282 (13.78%) Data Centre
2 108 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 97 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 89 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 65 (3.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 54 (2.64%) PKI
8 45 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
9 43 (2.10%) User Experience
10 36 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
11 31 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 31 (1.51%) Private Cloud
12 29 (1.42%) CCTV
13 28 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
13 28 (1.37%) Driving Licence
14 27 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
15 22 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (1.03%) Clustering
16 21 (1.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 21 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 792 (38.69%) Windows
2 422 (20.62%) Linux
3 382 (18.66%) Windows Server
4 155 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 154 (7.52%) Windows 10
6 119 (5.81%) Windows Server 2016
7 94 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (4.10%) Windows 7
9 83 (4.05%) Apple iOS
10 75 (3.66%) Unix
11 61 (2.98%) Android
12 42 (2.05%) Mac OS X
13 35 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 34 (1.66%) CentOS
15 30 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
18 18 (0.88%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.73%) Solaris
20 14 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (16.27%) Information Security
2 317 (15.49%) Cybersecurity
3 290 (14.17%) SIEM
4 263 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 230 (11.24%) ITIL
6 213 (10.41%) DevOps
7 196 (9.57%) Load Balancing
8 173 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
9 140 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
10 137 (6.69%) Network Monitoring
11 131 (6.40%) Analytics
12 129 (6.30%) Penetration Testing
13 127 (6.20%) Migration
14 122 (5.96%) Change Management
15 120 (5.86%) Network Design
16 118 (5.76%) Vulnerability Management
17 116 (5.67%) Risk Management
18 109 (5.32%) Security Operations
19 106 (5.18%) Computer Science
19 106 (5.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (12.51%) PowerShell
2 207 (10.11%) Python
3 140 (6.84%) SQL
4 138 (6.74%) Java
5 117 (5.72%) Bash Shell
6 89 (4.35%) C#
7 60 (2.93%) JavaScript
8 45 (2.20%) Ruby
9 41 (2.00%) C
10 36 (1.76%) Perl
11 26 (1.27%) VBScript
12 24 (1.17%) Go
13 22 (1.07%) C++
14 20 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.93%) PHP
16 11 (0.54%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.34%) R
18 4 (0.20%) Clojure
18 4 (0.20%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 583 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
2 343 (16.76%) CCNP
3 252 (12.31%) CCNA
4 216 (10.55%) Degree
5 173 (8.45%) CISSP
6 113 (5.52%) CISM
7 103 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 80 (3.91%) CCIE
9 60 (2.93%) MCSE
10 59 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 56 (2.74%) SANS
12 48 (2.34%) CISA
13 41 (2.00%) MCSA
13 41 (2.00%) Security Cleared
14 40 (1.95%) JNCIP
15 36 (1.76%) JNCIA
16 35 (1.71%) CCDP
17 34 (1.66%) CEH
18 32 (1.56%) CCSA
19 31 (1.51%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (6.25%) GDPR
2 110 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 88 (4.30%) PCI DSS
4 75 (3.66%) SLA
5 68 (3.32%) NIST
6 48 (2.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 24 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.78%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.64%) QA
10 10 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.34%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.34%) NIST 800
12 6 (0.29%) NCSC
13 4 (0.20%) COBIT
13 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.098%) FedRAMP
14 2 (0.098%) FISMA
14 2 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.098%) ITGC
15 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 472 (23.06%) Active Directory
2 246 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (8.50%) Hyper-V
4 112 (5.47%) Docker
5 76 (3.71%) XenApp
6 67 (3.27%) vSphere
7 59 (2.88%) XenDesktop
8 55 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (1.76%) Firmware
10 34 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (1.32%) VMware NSX
12 13 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.44%) ProxySG
14 8 (0.39%) BIND 9
15 6 (0.29%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.29%) iptables
15 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 131 (6.40%) Ansible
2 100 (4.89%) SCCM
3 98 (4.79%) Terraform
4 94 (4.59%) Kubernetes
5 91 (4.45%) Puppet
6 78 (3.81%) FortiGate
7 68 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
8 46 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 31 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
10 24 (1.17%) Salt
10 24 (1.17%) ZABBIX
11 23 (1.12%) Grafana
12 22 (1.07%) WSUS
13 20 (0.98%) Nagios
14 19 (0.93%) vCenter Server
15 17 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
16 15 (0.73%) Backup Exec
16 15 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
17 13 (0.64%) Nessus
17 13 (0.64%) Packer
Vendors
1 752 (36.74%) Cisco
2 578 (28.24%) Microsoft
3 431 (21.06%) VMware
4 301 (14.70%) Palo Alto
5 182 (8.89%) Citrix
6 175 (8.55%) Juniper
7 167 (8.16%) CheckPoint
8 138 (6.74%) HP
9 133 (6.50%) F5
10 132 (6.45%) Meraki
11 89 (4.35%) Fortinet
12 83 (4.05%) Google
13 74 (3.62%) SolarWinds
14 69 (3.37%) Splunk
15 61 (2.98%) McAfee
16 57 (2.78%) Dell
17 48 (2.34%) Aruba
18 43 (2.10%) Veeam
19 40 (1.95%) Red Hat
20 39 (1.91%) Sophos