Period
to 23 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 69 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,841 3,228 3,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.18% 4.33% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.56% 29.07% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,430 2,764 3,020
London median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,575 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,297 11,103 12,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.68% 14.90% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,633 9,083 10,650
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 23 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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 -15 630 £57,250 +7.01% 82
West London -34 115 £50,000 +11.11% 35
South London -20 72 £38,500 +2.67% 9
East London -35 29 £42,500 -26.09% 28
North London 0 21 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 1,331 (46.85%) Windows
2 1,027 (36.15%) Cisco
3 835 (29.39%) Microsoft
4 795 (27.98%) Active Directory
5 764 (26.89%) VMware
6 708 (24.92%) Linux
7 691 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
8 659 (23.20%) Windows Server
9 643 (22.63%) TCP/IP
10 631 (22.21%) Finance
11 628 (22.10%) WAN
12 626 (22.03%) VPN
13 607 (21.37%) LAN
14 594 (20.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 564 (19.85%) DNS
16 541 (19.04%) Network Security
17 525 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
18 508 (17.88%) CCNP
19 483 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 477 (16.79%) Cybersecurity
21 454 (15.98%) Office 365
22 421 (14.82%) Information Security
23 417 (14.68%) SIEM
24 387 (13.62%) PowerShell
25 382 (13.45%) Cisco ASA
26 376 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
27 373 (13.13%) Hyper-V
28 364 (12.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 363 (12.78%) Python
30 359 (12.64%) DevOps

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
1 297 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 105 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 101 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 91 (3.20%) Skype for Business
5 88 (3.10%) Apache
6 81 (2.85%) IIS
7 68 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 42 (1.48%) OpenStack
9 41 (1.44%) Confluence
9 41 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 29 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
10 29 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 24 (0.84%) JBoss
11 24 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 23 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 22 (0.77%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
15 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
16 18 (0.63%) nginx
17 15 (0.53%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 233 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.035%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 17 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.14%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.070%) Maximo
5 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.070%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.035%) Eikon
6 1 (0.035%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.035%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.035%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.035%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.035%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.035%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 594 (20.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 525 (18.48%) Amazon AWS
3 454 (15.98%) Office 365
4 150 (5.28%) SaaS
5 110 (3.87%) IaaS
6 95 (3.34%) PaaS
7 48 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
8 45 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 45 (1.58%) Mimecast
9 41 (1.44%) G Suite
10 39 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 26 (0.92%) GitHub
13 25 (0.88%) Amazon S3
14 24 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
14 24 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (0.84%) Route 53
15 22 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 19 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 19 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 643 (22.63%) TCP/IP
2 628 (22.10%) WAN
3 626 (22.03%) VPN
4 607 (21.37%) LAN
5 564 (19.85%) DNS
6 541 (19.04%) Network Security
7 382 (13.45%) Cisco ASA
8 351 (12.35%) Wireless
9 331 (11.65%) DHCP
10 330 (11.62%) BGP
11 276 (9.71%) OSPF
12 271 (9.54%) SAN
13 256 (9.01%) MPLS
14 246 (8.66%) Cisco Nexus
15 231 (8.13%) VLAN
16 187 (6.58%) Internet
17 185 (6.51%) Wi-Fi
18 173 (6.09%) Intrusion Detection
19 172 (6.05%) VoIP
20 144 (5.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.13%) MySQL
3 53 (1.87%) Big Data
3 53 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 53 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (1.13%) Redis
5 32 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 22 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (0.67%) Apache Hive
9 18 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 18 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 17 (0.60%) Blockchain
10 17 (0.60%) Event Store
10 17 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 16 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.56%) NoSQL
12 13 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 100 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 81 (2.85%) Git (software)
2 81 (2.85%) JIRA
3 53 (1.87%) TeamCity
4 51 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 34 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (0.99%) Vagrant
8 26 (0.92%) Subversion
9 25 (0.88%) Maven
10 24 (0.84%) Gradle
11 23 (0.81%) Ant
11 23 (0.81%) Bitbucket
12 21 (0.74%) Hudson
13 15 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.49%) git-flow
14 14 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.46%) Metasploit
16 12 (0.42%) Robot Framework
16 12 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 631 (22.21%) Finance
2 199 (7.00%) Banking
3 123 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 122 (4.29%) Law
5 111 (3.91%) Legal
6 92 (3.24%) Retail
7 81 (2.85%) Financial Institution
8 78 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 60 (2.11%) Advertising
10 41 (1.44%) Games
11 31 (1.09%) Marketing
12 26 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 17 (0.60%) Front Office
14 10 (0.35%) Publishing
15 9 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.25%) Back Office
16 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.21%) Local Government
18 5 (0.18%) French Language
19 4 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 549 (19.32%) Network Engineer
2 362 (12.74%) Analyst
3 275 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 271 (9.54%) Security Engineer
5 243 (8.55%) Consultant
6 208 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 187 (6.58%) Security Analyst
8 149 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 138 (4.86%) Architect
10 135 (4.75%) Senior Network Engineer
11 131 (4.61%) Security Consultant
12 128 (4.51%) IT Engineer
13 126 (4.44%) Administrator
14 121 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
15 115 (4.05%) IT Support
16 111 (3.91%) Cisco Engineer
17 100 (3.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 99 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
19 93 (3.27%) Support Analyst
20 84 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (5.03%) .NET
2 77 (2.71%) 802.1X
2 77 (2.71%) Web Services
3 67 (2.36%) HTML
4 57 (2.01%) LDAP
5 55 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
6 51 (1.80%) .NET Framework
7 49 (1.72%) Middleware
8 48 (1.69%) LAMP
9 44 (1.55%) ASP.NET
10 39 (1.37%) RabbitMQ
11 35 (1.23%) REST
12 33 (1.16%) XML
13 27 (0.95%) SOAP
13 27 (0.95%) XMPP
14 26 (0.92%) JSON
15 24 (0.84%) CSS
16 22 (0.77%) Ajax
17 20 (0.70%) Node.js
18 18 (0.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 335 (11.79%) Data Centre
2 276 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 228 (8.03%) Computer Science
4 165 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 143 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
6 111 (3.91%) PKI
7 109 (3.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 107 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
9 102 (3.59%) Fintech
10 73 (2.57%) Hedge funds
11 59 (2.08%) Clustering
12 56 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
13 54 (1.90%) Replication
14 42 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (1.37%) Virtual Team
16 38 (1.34%) Public Cloud
17 37 (1.30%) User Experience
18 34 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
18 34 (1.20%) iPhone
18 34 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,331 (46.85%) Windows
2 708 (24.92%) Linux
3 659 (23.20%) Windows Server
4 313 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 302 (10.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 231 (8.13%) Windows 10
7 221 (7.78%) Windows 7
8 208 (7.32%) Unix
9 113 (3.98%) Mac OS X
10 107 (3.77%) CentOS
11 91 (3.20%) Ubuntu
12 85 (2.99%) Windows 8
13 84 (2.96%) Android
13 84 (2.96%) Apple iOS
14 63 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 55 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 53 (1.87%) Debian
17 37 (1.30%) Solaris
18 30 (1.06%) Windows XP
19 29 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (16.79%) Cybersecurity
2 421 (14.82%) Information Security
3 417 (14.68%) SIEM
4 376 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
5 364 (12.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 359 (12.64%) DevOps
7 304 (10.70%) ITIL
8 293 (10.31%) Vulnerability Management
9 244 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
10 189 (6.65%) Security Operations
11 164 (5.77%) Load Balancing
12 154 (5.42%) High Availability
13 152 (5.35%) Penetration Testing
14 150 (5.28%) Configuration Management
14 150 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
15 148 (5.21%) Migration
16 146 (5.14%) Open Source
17 145 (5.10%) Project Management
18 142 (5.00%) Risk Management
19 137 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 387 (13.62%) PowerShell
2 363 (12.78%) Python
3 309 (10.88%) SQL
4 191 (6.72%) Bash Shell
5 156 (5.49%) Perl
6 113 (3.98%) Java
7 88 (3.10%) C#
8 84 (2.96%) C
9 81 (2.85%) Ruby
10 66 (2.32%) PHP
11 60 (2.11%) JavaScript
12 49 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 40 (1.41%) C++
14 36 (1.27%) Go
15 34 (1.20%) VBScript
16 33 (1.16%) T-SQL
17 32 (1.13%) VB
18 12 (0.42%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.39%) VBA
20 10 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 691 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 508 (17.88%) CCNP
3 355 (12.50%) CISSP
4 338 (11.90%) Degree
5 301 (10.59%) CCNA
6 218 (7.67%) CCIE
7 188 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 172 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 153 (5.39%) MCSE
10 138 (4.86%) CISM
11 121 (4.26%) GIAC
12 118 (4.15%) Security Cleared
13 102 (3.59%) CEH
14 85 (2.99%) SC Cleared
15 65 (2.29%) MCSA
15 65 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 63 (2.22%) SANS
17 60 (2.11%) CISA
17 60 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
18 56 (1.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (7.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (4.29%) GDPR
3 98 (3.45%) SLA
4 84 (2.96%) PCI DSS
5 55 (1.94%) QA
6 50 (1.76%) Cyber Essentials
7 47 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 26 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.67%) MiFID
10 16 (0.56%) COBIT
10 16 (0.56%) SAS 70
11 8 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.25%) PMO
13 6 (0.21%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.18%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.070%) ISAE 3402
17 1 (0.035%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 1 (0.035%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 795 (27.98%) Active Directory
2 483 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 373 (13.13%) Hyper-V
4 129 (4.54%) Docker
5 110 (3.87%) vSphere
6 86 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 79 (2.78%) XenApp
8 47 (1.65%) XenDesktop
9 46 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
10 42 (1.48%) Firmware
11 39 (1.37%) VMware NSX
12 38 (1.34%) iptables
13 37 (1.30%) XenServer
14 36 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
15 33 (1.16%) NFS
16 31 (1.09%) KVM
17 25 (0.88%) Snort
18 22 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
19 21 (0.74%) Samba
19 21 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 236 (8.31%) Ansible
2 204 (7.18%) Puppet
3 131 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
4 126 (4.44%) Nagios
5 104 (3.66%) Terraform
6 100 (3.52%) SCCM
7 80 (2.82%) Kubernetes
8 76 (2.68%) ZABBIX
9 66 (2.32%) Backup Exec
9 66 (2.32%) FortiGate
10 59 (2.08%) QRadar
11 58 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
12 57 (2.01%) Salt
13 56 (1.97%) SCOM
14 51 (1.80%) WSUS
15 49 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
15 49 (1.72%) Packer
16 33 (1.16%) Grafana
16 33 (1.16%) Nessus
17 32 (1.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,027 (36.15%) Cisco
2 835 (29.39%) Microsoft
3 764 (26.89%) VMware
4 332 (11.69%) CheckPoint
5 317 (11.16%) Palo Alto
6 310 (10.91%) Citrix
7 273 (9.61%) Juniper
8 264 (9.29%) F5
9 183 (6.44%) SolarWinds
10 178 (6.27%) HP
11 122 (4.29%) Splunk
12 113 (3.98%) Red Hat
13 107 (3.77%) Meraki
14 105 (3.70%) Apple
15 102 (3.59%) Google
16 92 (3.24%) Oracle
17 91 (3.20%) Qualys
18 90 (3.17%) Fortinet
19 88 (3.10%) Dell
20 86 (3.03%) NetApp