Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 81 72
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 855 2,074 2,816
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.33% 3.80% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.77% 29.29% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 809 1,719 2,487
Median annual salary £65,000 £56,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.07% -1.75% +3.64%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £84,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 2,609 7,081 9,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.21% 12.98% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,159 5,802 7,537
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,905 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.93% -1.25% +5.56%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +27 226 £68,750 +26.93% 29
South London -3 26 £52,500 +16.67% 6
West London -6 23 £47,500 -17.39% 12
East London +6 10 £60,000 +26.32% 4
North London +20 3 £52,500 +40.01%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 379 (44.33%) Cisco
2 299 (34.97%) Azure
3 290 (33.92%) Microsoft
4 263 (30.76%) AWS
5 249 (29.12%) Finance
6 244 (28.54%) Windows
7 235 (27.49%) Office 365
8 232 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
9 229 (26.78%) Active Directory
10 219 (25.61%) WAN
11 214 (25.03%) VPN
12 199 (23.27%) VMware
13 190 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
14 183 (21.40%) Linux
14 183 (21.40%) Network Security
15 179 (20.94%) Information Security
16 178 (20.82%) DNS
17 175 (20.47%) LAN
18 159 (18.60%) CheckPoint
19 155 (18.13%) Windows Server
20 152 (17.78%) Python
21 149 (17.43%) SIEM
22 147 (17.19%) DevOps
23 133 (15.56%) Palo Alto
24 126 (14.74%) CISSP
25 123 (14.39%) CCNP
26 121 (14.15%) BGP
27 118 (13.80%) DHCP
27 118 (13.80%) Data Centre
28 112 (13.10%) CISM

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 62 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 43 (5.03%) Skype for Business
3 24 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 22 (2.57%) Confluence
5 21 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.87%) IIS
7 12 (1.40%) Apache
7 12 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.17%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.35%) WildFly
12 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.23%) nginx
12 2 (0.23%) SAS
12 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.12%) Moodle
Applications
1 88 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (5.03%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.23%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.23%) SketchUp
4 2 (0.23%) SPSS
4 2 (0.23%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (0.82%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 299 (34.97%) Azure
2 263 (30.76%) AWS
3 235 (27.49%) Office 365
4 81 (9.47%) IaaS
5 54 (6.32%) GCP
6 51 (5.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (3.74%) SaaS
8 28 (3.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 26 (3.04%) PaaS
10 23 (2.69%) Route 53
10 23 (2.69%) Slack
11 22 (2.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (2.34%) Mimecast
13 18 (2.11%) Serverless
14 15 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (1.52%) Azure Functions
16 9 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.82%) Amazon GuardDuty
17 7 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 219 (25.61%) WAN
2 214 (25.03%) VPN
3 183 (21.40%) Network Security
4 178 (20.82%) DNS
5 175 (20.47%) LAN
6 121 (14.15%) BGP
7 118 (13.80%) DHCP
8 108 (12.63%) OSPF
9 105 (12.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 93 (10.88%) Wireless
11 92 (10.76%) Wi-Fi
12 81 (9.47%) TCP/IP
13 77 (9.01%) MPLS
14 73 (8.54%) VoIP
15 66 (7.72%) Internet
16 59 (6.90%) Multicast
17 56 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
18 55 (6.43%) Cisco IOS
19 53 (6.20%) SAN
20 47 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.75%) Big Data
2 15 (1.75%) MySQL
3 14 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (1.05%) Neo4j
5 9 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (0.47%) Informix
8 4 (0.47%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.35%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.35%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (6.32%) Jenkins
2 37 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 29 (3.39%) JIRA
4 25 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (1.64%) Vagrant
7 11 (1.29%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.17%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.82%) Bitbucket Server
10 7 (0.82%) GitLab
11 6 (0.70%) Hudson
12 5 (0.58%) Maven
12 5 (0.58%) Subversion
12 5 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
13 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.35%) Gradle
14 3 (0.35%) Travis CI
General
1 249 (29.12%) Finance
2 81 (9.47%) Banking
3 50 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.56%) Financial Institution
5 36 (4.21%) Public Sector
6 30 (3.51%) Marketing
7 27 (3.16%) Law
7 27 (3.16%) Legal
8 26 (3.04%) Electronics
8 26 (3.04%) Manufacturing
9 19 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 19 (2.22%) Retail
10 10 (1.17%) Publishing
11 9 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
12 5 (0.58%) Games
13 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.35%) Front Office
14 3 (0.35%) International Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Police
16 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 249 (29.12%) Network Engineer
2 129 (15.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 122 (14.27%) Security Engineer
4 81 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 77 (9.01%) Analyst
6 56 (6.55%) Security Analyst
7 53 (6.20%) Cisco Engineer
8 51 (5.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 48 (5.61%) Azure Engineer
9 48 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
10 46 (5.38%) Support Engineer
11 44 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 42 (4.91%) Architect
13 36 (4.21%) Consultant
14 35 (4.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 35 (4.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 31 (3.63%) Information Analyst
15 31 (3.63%) Network Security Engineer
16 30 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 30 (3.51%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.46%) 802.1X
1 21 (2.46%) LDAP
2 18 (2.11%) Kafka
3 17 (1.99%) YAML
4 15 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (1.75%) JSON
4 15 (1.75%) Web Services
5 12 (1.40%) React
6 10 (1.17%) .NET
6 10 (1.17%) Middleware
6 10 (1.17%) SAML
6 10 (1.17%) XML
7 7 (0.82%) REST
8 6 (0.70%) Apache NiFi
8 6 (0.70%) RESTful
9 5 (0.58%) .NET Core
9 5 (0.58%) OAuth
10 4 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (0.47%) HTML
10 4 (0.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 118 (13.80%) Data Centre
2 83 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 42 (4.91%) Cyberthreat
4 36 (4.21%) Public Cloud
5 29 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 28 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 15 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.75%) PKI
10 14 (1.64%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 14 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (1.52%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.17%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.05%) Clustering
14 9 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (1.05%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 244 (28.54%) Windows
2 183 (21.40%) Linux
3 155 (18.13%) Windows Server
4 46 (5.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 44 (5.15%) Windows 10
6 43 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (3.98%) Unix
9 33 (3.86%) Mac OS X
10 30 (3.51%) Windows 7
11 22 (2.57%) Windows Server 2019
12 20 (2.34%) Ubuntu
13 16 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (1.75%) CentOS
14 15 (1.75%) Debian
15 13 (1.52%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.52%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.82%) Solaris
16 7 (0.82%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 179 (20.94%) Information Security
3 149 (17.43%) SIEM
4 147 (17.19%) DevOps
5 99 (11.58%) ITIL
6 94 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 93 (10.88%) Kalman Filter
8 72 (8.42%) Load Balancing
9 71 (8.30%) Network Monitoring
10 70 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
11 65 (7.60%) Identity Access Management
11 65 (7.60%) Security Operations
12 60 (7.02%) Web Filtering
13 58 (6.78%) Identity Management
14 56 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (6.55%) Computer Science
15 53 (6.20%) Security Architecture
16 50 (5.85%) Business Continuity
16 50 (5.85%) Vulnerability Management
17 48 (5.61%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (17.78%) Python
2 97 (11.35%) PowerShell
3 67 (7.84%) SQL
4 46 (5.38%) Java
5 36 (4.21%) Bash Shell
6 23 (2.69%) Perl
6 23 (2.69%) Shell Script
7 17 (1.99%) Go
7 17 (1.99%) Ruby
8 13 (1.52%) PHP
9 12 (1.40%) C
9 12 (1.40%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.94%) C#
10 8 (0.94%) C++
10 8 (0.94%) VBScript
11 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.47%) Groovy
12 4 (0.47%) Scala
13 3 (0.35%) Erlang
14 2 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 232 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (14.74%) CISSP
3 123 (14.39%) CCNP
4 112 (13.10%) CISM
5 94 (10.99%) CCNA
6 84 (9.82%) Degree
7 41 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (4.21%) CCSP
9 35 (4.09%) CISA
9 35 (4.09%) SANS
10 33 (3.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 29 (3.39%) CCIE
12 24 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 24 (2.81%) MCSE
13 21 (2.46%) Security Cleared
14 18 (2.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 18 (2.11%) SC Cleared
15 17 (1.99%) CEH
15 17 (1.99%) GCIH
16 16 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (10.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (10.53%) NIST
3 72 (8.42%) GDPR
4 41 (4.80%) SLA
5 31 (3.63%) COBIT
5 31 (3.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (2.34%) ISO 31000
7 16 (1.87%) PCI DSS
8 11 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (0.94%) QA
10 6 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.58%) NCSC
12 2 (0.23%) FINRA
12 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.23%) PMO
13 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 229 (26.78%) Active Directory
2 88 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (7.84%) Docker
4 51 (5.96%) vSphere
5 37 (4.33%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.99%) XenApp
8 16 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.75%) vCloud
10 14 (1.64%) VMware Server
10 14 (1.64%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.52%) VMware NSX
12 11 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.58%) Firmware
14 5 (0.58%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.47%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 106 (12.40%) Ansible
2 73 (8.54%) Kubernetes
3 71 (8.30%) Puppet
4 70 (8.19%) Terraform
5 61 (7.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 38 (4.44%) SCCM
7 35 (4.09%) Nagios
7 35 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (2.81%) QRadar
9 18 (2.11%) CSIRT
10 17 (1.99%) ZABBIX
11 16 (1.87%) Opsview
12 15 (1.75%) Grafana
12 15 (1.75%) vCenter Server
12 15 (1.75%) vRealize
13 14 (1.64%) Packer
14 13 (1.52%) Backup Exec
15 9 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
15 9 (1.05%) Netcool
Vendors
1 379 (44.33%) Cisco
2 290 (33.92%) Microsoft
3 199 (23.27%) VMware
4 159 (18.60%) CheckPoint
5 133 (15.56%) Palo Alto
6 69 (8.07%) F5
7 61 (7.13%) Juniper
8 59 (6.90%) Citrix
9 51 (5.96%) Meraki
10 49 (5.73%) HP
11 46 (5.38%) Splunk
12 44 (5.15%) Fortinet
13 37 (4.33%) Riverbed
14 36 (4.21%) Sophos
15 34 (3.98%) Blue Coat
15 34 (3.98%) IBM
16 32 (3.74%) SolarWinds
17 29 (3.39%) SAP
18 28 (3.27%) Infoblox
18 28 (3.27%) LogRhythm