Period
to 22 September 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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 67 70
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,047 2,867 3,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.72% 4.19% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.91% 30.57% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,671 2,452 2,780
London median annual salary £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.51% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £31,200
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 7,080 9,377 11,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.85% 13.71% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,748 7,697 9,122
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 September 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 September 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 -5 509 £52,500 -7.89% 97
West London +16 111 £55,000 +10.00% 51
South London +15 102 £45,000 +16.88% 23
East London +27 33 £45,000 +2.86% 26
North London -3 18 £58,750 +6.82% 15
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 854 (41.72%) Windows
2 761 (37.18%) Cisco
3 614 (30.00%) WAN
4 554 (27.06%) LAN
5 545 (26.62%) Cisco Certification
6 542 (26.48%) Active Directory
7 533 (26.04%) Azure
8 487 (23.79%) VPN
9 483 (23.60%) Microsoft
10 481 (23.50%) Office 365
11 462 (22.57%) VMware
12 454 (22.18%) AWS
13 448 (21.89%) Linux
14 445 (21.74%) Network Security
15 442 (21.59%) TCP/IP
16 417 (20.37%) DNS
16 417 (20.37%) Windows Server
17 388 (18.95%) Finance
18 385 (18.81%) CCNP
19 333 (16.27%) MPLS
20 332 (16.22%) CCNA
21 326 (15.93%) DHCP
22 318 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
23 296 (14.46%) Degree
24 286 (13.97%) Information Security
25 283 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
26 265 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 260 (12.70%) CheckPoint
28 254 (12.41%) SIEM
29 251 (12.26%) Wireless

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
1 152 (7.43%) MS Exchange
2 103 (5.03%) Skype for Business
3 100 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 63 (3.08%) IIS
5 58 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 56 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 49 (2.39%) Apache
8 42 (2.05%) Tomcat
9 33 (1.61%) OpenStack
10 32 (1.56%) nginx
11 29 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.73%) JBoss
14 15 (0.73%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.59%) CMS
16 11 (0.54%) Apache Spark
16 11 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (0.44%) Confluence
18 8 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 170 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
5 6 (0.29%) Maya
5 6 (0.29%) MODO
5 6 (0.29%) NUKE
6 2 (0.098%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.098%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 22 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.34%) Q-Pulse
3 7 (0.34%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.049%) Eze OMS
6 1 (0.049%) Relativity
6 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 533 (26.04%) Azure
2 481 (23.50%) Office 365
3 454 (22.18%) AWS
4 100 (4.89%) SaaS
5 97 (4.74%) IaaS
6 95 (4.64%) GCP
7 71 (3.47%) PaaS
8 69 (3.37%) G Suite
9 50 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 44 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
11 42 (2.05%) OpenShift
12 38 (1.86%) OneDrive
13 33 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 30 (1.47%) Amazon S3
15 25 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
16 22 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.68%) GitHub
18 13 (0.64%) Stackdriver
19 11 (0.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 11 (0.54%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 614 (30.00%) WAN
2 554 (27.06%) LAN
3 487 (23.79%) VPN
4 445 (21.74%) Network Security
5 442 (21.59%) TCP/IP
6 417 (20.37%) DNS
7 333 (16.27%) MPLS
8 326 (15.93%) DHCP
9 251 (12.26%) Wireless
10 218 (10.65%) Cisco ASA
11 216 (10.55%) Internet
12 187 (9.14%) VoIP
13 176 (8.60%) VLAN
14 171 (8.35%) BGP
15 153 (7.47%) SAN
16 150 (7.33%) OSPF
17 129 (6.30%) WLAN
18 124 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
19 113 (5.52%) Intrusion Detection
20 108 (5.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.32%) MySQL
3 40 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (1.32%) Redis
7 25 (1.22%) Blockchain
7 25 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (1.07%) Big Data
9 20 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 19 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 19 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.59%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
15 9 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 100 (4.89%) Jenkins
2 51 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 40 (1.95%) JIRA
4 30 (1.47%) Vagrant
5 24 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (1.17%) TeamCity
6 21 (1.03%) Hudson
7 19 (0.93%) GitLab
8 16 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (0.64%) Subversion
9 13 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.34%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.29%) Gradle
12 6 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.24%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.24%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.24%) git-flow
14 4 (0.20%) Ant
General
1 388 (18.95%) Finance
2 107 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 104 (5.08%) Banking
4 71 (3.47%) Law
5 61 (2.98%) Public Sector
6 56 (2.74%) Retail
7 46 (2.25%) Legal
8 26 (1.27%) Games
9 19 (0.93%) Billing
10 17 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.73%) Marketing
12 14 (0.68%) Back Office
12 14 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.49%) German Language
13 10 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.34%) French Language
16 6 (0.29%) Local Government
16 6 (0.29%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 432 (21.10%) Network Engineer
2 271 (13.24%) Analyst
3 220 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 166 (8.11%) Consultant
5 149 (7.28%) Security Engineer
6 143 (6.99%) Support Engineer
7 140 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 131 (6.40%) Architect
9 126 (6.16%) IT Support
10 104 (5.08%) Security Analyst
11 100 (4.89%) IT Engineer
12 92 (4.49%) Senior Network Engineer
13 90 (4.40%) IT Analyst
14 88 (4.30%) Support Analyst
15 86 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
15 86 (4.20%) Network Consultant
16 85 (4.15%) Administrator
17 76 (3.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 72 (3.52%) Network Security Engineer
18 72 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.39%) .NET
2 43 (2.10%) Web Services
3 37 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
4 31 (1.51%) REST
5 28 (1.37%) LDAP
6 24 (1.17%) Node.js
7 21 (1.03%) JSON
8 17 (0.83%) HTML
9 15 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (0.73%) RESTful
10 14 (0.68%) 802.1X
10 14 (0.68%) LAMP
10 14 (0.68%) SAML
11 13 (0.64%) YAML
12 11 (0.54%) AngularJS
12 11 (0.54%) WebRTC
12 11 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (0.49%) React
14 9 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
14 9 (0.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 245 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 132 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 128 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 118 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 84 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 71 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
7 49 (2.39%) Public Cloud
8 46 (2.25%) Replication
9 38 (1.86%) PKI
10 37 (1.81%) Private Cloud
11 35 (1.71%) Clustering
11 35 (1.71%) Driving Licence
12 33 (1.61%) User Experience
13 27 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
14 24 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 22 (1.07%) Internet of Things
16 20 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
17 17 (0.83%) Hedge funds
17 17 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 854 (41.72%) Windows
2 448 (21.89%) Linux
3 417 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 197 (9.62%) Windows 10
4 197 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 126 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (5.67%) Windows 7
7 107 (5.23%) Unix
8 50 (2.44%) Android
9 40 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (1.91%) CentOS
11 36 (1.76%) Apple iOS
12 33 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (1.47%) Mac OS
13 30 (1.47%) Mac OS X
13 30 (1.47%) Ubuntu
13 30 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.64%) Debian
15 12 (0.59%) Solaris
15 12 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (15.53%) Cybersecurity
2 286 (13.97%) Information Security
3 265 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 254 (12.41%) SIEM
5 237 (11.58%) DevOps
6 228 (11.14%) ITIL
7 226 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
8 194 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
9 168 (8.21%) Migration
10 142 (6.94%) Load Balancing
11 132 (6.45%) Network Design
12 131 (6.40%) Network Monitoring
12 131 (6.40%) Project Management
13 126 (6.16%) Kalman Filter
14 122 (5.96%) Configuration Management
15 120 (5.86%) Vulnerability Management
16 107 (5.23%) Incident Management
17 106 (5.18%) Computer Science
17 106 (5.18%) Penetration Testing
18 102 (4.98%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 207 (10.11%) Python
2 186 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 179 (8.74%) SQL
4 104 (5.08%) Ruby
5 103 (5.03%) Java
6 99 (4.84%) Bash Shell
7 54 (2.64%) Perl
8 45 (2.20%) JavaScript
9 40 (1.95%) Go
10 32 (1.56%) PHP
11 28 (1.37%) C
11 28 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.27%) C#
13 18 (0.88%) C++
14 10 (0.49%) R
15 7 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.24%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.24%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.20%) Korn
17 4 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 545 (26.62%) Cisco Certification
2 385 (18.81%) CCNP
3 332 (16.22%) CCNA
4 296 (14.46%) Degree
5 128 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 105 (5.13%) CISSP
7 92 (4.49%) CCIE
8 79 (3.86%) MCSE
9 64 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 59 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 59 (2.88%) MCSA
11 53 (2.59%) CCSA
11 53 (2.59%) CISM
12 52 (2.54%) JNCIP
13 48 (2.34%) SC Cleared
14 44 (2.15%) CISA
15 35 (1.71%) JNCIS
16 30 (1.47%) SANS
17 28 (1.37%) JNCIE
18 27 (1.32%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 62 (3.03%) SLA
4 49 (2.39%) GDPR
5 48 (2.34%) NIST
6 38 (1.86%) QA
7 30 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 12 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 11 (0.54%) COBIT
11 10 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.44%) IFRS
12 9 (0.44%) MiFID
13 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
13 6 (0.29%) PMO
14 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
16 2 (0.098%) RMADS
16 2 (0.098%) SEPA
17 1 (0.049%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 542 (26.48%) Active Directory
2 283 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (7.91%) Docker
3 162 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 83 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
5 79 (3.86%) vSphere
6 50 (2.44%) XenApp
7 45 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 27 (1.32%) Firmware
9 24 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (0.93%) BIND 9
12 14 (0.68%) BitLocker
13 13 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.59%) Varnish
14 12 (0.59%) Xen
15 11 (0.54%) iptables
16 9 (0.44%) ProxySG
16 9 (0.44%) VMware NSX
17 7 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 152 (7.43%) Ansible
2 150 (7.33%) Kubernetes
3 124 (6.06%) Puppet
4 110 (5.37%) Terraform
5 102 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (3.96%) SCCM
7 74 (3.62%) Nagios
8 69 (3.37%) FortiGate
9 55 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
10 48 (2.34%) ZABBIX
11 40 (1.95%) Salt
12 38 (1.86%) WSUS
13 35 (1.71%) Grafana
14 33 (1.61%) Backup Exec
14 33 (1.61%) Graphite
15 32 (1.56%) Consul
15 32 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
15 32 (1.56%) Packer
16 29 (1.42%) Nessus
17 27 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 761 (37.18%) Cisco
2 483 (23.60%) Microsoft
3 462 (22.57%) VMware
4 260 (12.70%) CheckPoint
5 218 (10.65%) Juniper
6 199 (9.72%) Palo Alto
7 165 (8.06%) F5
8 146 (7.13%) Citrix
9 145 (7.08%) Meraki
10 138 (6.74%) HP
11 125 (6.11%) Dell
12 121 (5.91%) Google
13 110 (5.37%) SolarWinds
14 82 (4.01%) Veeam
15 80 (3.91%) Fortinet
16 76 (3.71%) Red Hat
17 68 (3.32%) Oracle
18 63 (3.08%) EMC
19 56 (2.74%) Splunk
20 49 (2.39%) NetApp