Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 62 70
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,745 3,166 3,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.92% 4.62% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.37% 29.21% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,313 2,757 3,144
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 10,028 10,837 13,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 15.80% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8,314 9,152 11,203
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,050 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

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 April 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 22 April 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 -33 639 £57,500 +15.00% 73
West London -2 171 £47,500 +25.00% 56
South London -20 75 £45,000 - 11
East London -6 70 £45,000 +2.27% 13
North London -10 18 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 1,273 (46.38%) Windows
2 1,011 (36.83%) Cisco
3 795 (28.96%) Microsoft
4 757 (27.58%) Active Directory
5 724 (26.38%) VMware
6 694 (25.28%) Linux
7 670 (24.41%) Windows Server
8 647 (23.57%) TCP/IP
9 613 (22.33%) WAN
10 603 (21.97%) Network Security
11 592 (21.57%) Finance
12 571 (20.80%) LAN
12 571 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
13 566 (20.62%) DNS
14 553 (20.15%) VPN
15 535 (19.49%) Information Security
16 473 (17.23%) Cybersecurity
17 455 (16.58%) SIEM
18 454 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
19 443 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
20 412 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
21 399 (14.54%) Office 365
22 383 (13.95%) CISSP
23 372 (13.55%) CCNP
24 360 (13.11%) ITIL
25 354 (12.90%) DHCP
26 334 (12.17%) CheckPoint
27 328 (11.95%) Degree
28 326 (11.88%) MS Exchange
29 325 (11.84%) Citrix

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
1 326 (11.88%) MS Exchange
2 146 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (4.66%) SharePoint
4 102 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 96 (3.50%) IIS
6 80 (2.91%) Apache
7 79 (2.88%) Skype for Business
8 59 (2.15%) CMS
9 52 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 48 (1.75%) Tomcat
11 31 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 31 (1.13%) OpenStack
12 30 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 26 (0.95%) Confluence
14 25 (0.91%) JBoss
15 24 (0.87%) nginx
16 21 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
17 19 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 17 (0.62%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 214 (7.80%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.036%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.036%) InDesign
6 1 (0.036%) LibreOffice
6 1 (0.036%) Maya
6 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.036%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.036%) NUKE
6 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.036%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.036%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.036%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.073%) Advent Moxy
6 2 (0.073%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.073%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.036%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.036%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.036%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.036%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.036%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.036%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.036%) Tradar
7 1 (0.036%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 443 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 412 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
3 399 (14.54%) Office 365
4 153 (5.57%) SaaS
5 135 (4.92%) IaaS
6 107 (3.90%) PaaS
7 42 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 33 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 30 (1.09%) Mimecast
11 24 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (0.80%) GitHub
12 22 (0.80%) OneDrive
13 21 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
14 20 (0.73%) G Suite
15 14 (0.51%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.47%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.47%) Datadog
17 8 (0.29%) Route 53
18 7 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 647 (23.57%) TCP/IP
2 613 (22.33%) WAN
3 603 (21.97%) Network Security
4 571 (20.80%) LAN
5 566 (20.62%) DNS
6 553 (20.15%) VPN
7 354 (12.90%) DHCP
8 301 (10.97%) Cisco ASA
9 293 (10.67%) SAN
10 277 (10.09%) Wireless
11 240 (8.74%) MPLS
12 203 (7.40%) VLAN
13 200 (7.29%) BGP
14 188 (6.85%) VoIP
15 185 (6.74%) Intrusion Detection
16 182 (6.63%) OSPF
17 170 (6.19%) Cisco Nexus
18 131 (4.77%) Wi-Fi
19 127 (4.63%) Internet
20 119 (4.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 106 (3.86%) MySQL
3 46 (1.68%) Big Data
3 46 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (1.35%) Redis
5 37 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 33 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 30 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 19 (0.69%) Blockchain
14 17 (0.62%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (0.44%) MariaDB
17 10 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
17 10 (0.36%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 87 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 74 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 47 (1.71%) JIRA
4 38 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 35 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 35 (1.28%) TeamCity
6 34 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 21 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (0.69%) Metasploit
9 18 (0.66%) Visual Studio
10 16 (0.58%) Hudson
11 14 (0.51%) Artifactory
12 12 (0.44%) Burp Suite
13 11 (0.40%) Vagrant
14 10 (0.36%) GoCD
15 8 (0.29%) Maven
16 7 (0.26%) Selenium
16 7 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 6 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 592 (21.57%) Finance
2 129 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 125 (4.55%) Banking
4 98 (3.57%) Retail
5 94 (3.42%) Legal
6 82 (2.99%) Law
7 62 (2.26%) Advertising
8 52 (1.89%) Games
9 45 (1.64%) Marketing
10 34 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.33%) Back Office
12 9 (0.33%) Front Office
13 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.22%) Publishing
15 5 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.18%) Billing
15 5 (0.18%) Electronics
16 1 (0.036%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 447 (16.28%) Analyst
2 425 (15.48%) Network Engineer
3 264 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 250 (9.11%) Security Analyst
5 228 (8.31%) Support Engineer
6 225 (8.20%) Security Engineer
7 185 (6.74%) Consultant
8 176 (6.41%) Architect
9 153 (5.57%) Administrator
10 127 (4.63%) IT Engineer
11 117 (4.26%) IT Support
12 114 (4.15%) Security Consultant
13 111 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
14 110 (4.01%) Security Manager
15 109 (3.97%) Support Analyst
16 105 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
17 100 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
18 94 (3.42%) Security Specialist
19 93 (3.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
20 91 (3.32%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (3.50%) .NET
2 69 (2.51%) LDAP
3 66 (2.40%) Web Services
4 60 (2.19%) LAMP
5 54 (1.97%) 802.1X
6 44 (1.60%) Middleware
7 36 (1.31%) HTML
8 35 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 26 (0.95%) JSON
10 24 (0.87%) Kafka
10 24 (0.87%) XML
11 23 (0.84%) .NET Framework
12 21 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
12 21 (0.77%) Sensu
12 21 (0.77%) XMPP
13 19 (0.69%) LEMP Stack
14 16 (0.58%) LAPP Stack
14 16 (0.58%) Node.js
15 14 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
15 14 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 321 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 231 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 202 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 187 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 162 (5.90%) Self-Motivation
6 92 (3.35%) Fintech
7 70 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
8 65 (2.37%) Cyberthreat
9 64 (2.33%) Replication
10 63 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 61 (2.22%) Public Cloud
12 57 (2.08%) Private Cloud
13 56 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
14 54 (1.97%) Hedge funds
15 53 (1.93%) Clustering
16 49 (1.79%) PKI
17 47 (1.71%) Blackberry
18 34 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
19 27 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
20 26 (0.95%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 1,273 (46.38%) Windows
2 694 (25.28%) Linux
3 670 (24.41%) Windows Server
4 321 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 279 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 200 (7.29%) Unix
7 182 (6.63%) Windows 7
8 181 (6.59%) Windows 10
9 118 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 109 (3.97%) CentOS
11 100 (3.64%) Ubuntu
12 99 (3.61%) Mac OS X
12 99 (3.61%) Windows 8
13 80 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 71 (2.59%) Solaris
15 56 (2.04%) Android
16 52 (1.89%) Apple iOS
17 50 (1.82%) Debian
18 43 (1.57%) Windows XP
19 31 (1.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (19.49%) Information Security
2 473 (17.23%) Cybersecurity
3 455 (16.58%) SIEM
4 360 (13.11%) ITIL
5 291 (10.60%) DevOps
6 282 (10.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 276 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
8 224 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
9 218 (7.94%) Security Operations
10 211 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
11 183 (6.67%) Migration
12 177 (6.45%) Incident Management
13 166 (6.05%) Patch Management
14 162 (5.90%) Load Balancing
15 152 (5.54%) Mentoring
16 147 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
17 145 (5.28%) Security Architecture
18 140 (5.10%) Project Management
19 136 (4.95%) Configuration Management
20 133 (4.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 314 (11.44%) PowerShell
2 270 (9.84%) Python
3 238 (8.67%) SQL
4 190 (6.92%) Bash Shell
5 132 (4.81%) Java
6 114 (4.15%) Perl
7 80 (2.91%) Ruby
8 78 (2.84%) C
9 71 (2.59%) C#
10 64 (2.33%) PHP
11 39 (1.42%) JavaScript
12 35 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 33 (1.20%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.06%) VB
15 25 (0.91%) Go
16 18 (0.66%) VBA
17 12 (0.44%) VBScript
18 10 (0.36%) C++
19 7 (0.26%) Groovy
20 6 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 571 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
2 383 (13.95%) CISSP
3 372 (13.55%) CCNP
4 328 (11.95%) Degree
5 281 (10.24%) CCNA
6 203 (7.40%) CISM
7 164 (5.97%) CCIE
8 163 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 118 (4.30%) MCSE
10 110 (4.01%) CISA
11 86 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
12 82 (2.99%) SANS
13 72 (2.62%) CEH
14 71 (2.59%) Security Cleared
15 70 (2.55%) MCSA
16 68 (2.48%) GIAC
17 65 (2.37%) CCSA
18 61 (2.22%) CCSE
19 60 (2.19%) MCP
20 51 (1.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (9.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 130 (4.74%) GDPR
3 122 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 101 (3.68%) SLA
5 54 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 46 (1.68%) COBIT
6 46 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 44 (1.60%) QA
8 20 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.47%) PMO
10 12 (0.44%) GCP
11 11 (0.40%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.26%) COSO
13 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.18%) MiFID
14 3 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.11%) ISO 31000
14 3 (0.11%) SEPA
14 3 (0.11%) SSAE 16
15 2 (0.073%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 757 (27.58%) Active Directory
2 454 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 301 (10.97%) Hyper-V
4 114 (4.15%) Docker
5 105 (3.83%) XenApp
6 98 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
7 95 (3.46%) vSphere
8 81 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
9 56 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 40 (1.46%) Firmware
10 40 (1.46%) Snort
11 38 (1.38%) XenServer
12 35 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
13 25 (0.91%) VMware NSX
14 24 (0.87%) KVM
15 23 (0.84%) iptables
16 22 (0.80%) Terminal Server
17 20 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
17 20 (0.73%) Terminal Services
18 19 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 216 (7.87%) Puppet
2 191 (6.96%) Ansible
3 133 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (3.39%) Nagios
5 82 (2.99%) SCCM
6 75 (2.73%) Nessus
7 72 (2.62%) Backup Exec
8 69 (2.51%) QRadar
9 68 (2.48%) Terraform
10 63 (2.30%) Kubernetes
11 61 (2.22%) ZABBIX
12 52 (1.89%) FortiGate
13 49 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
14 48 (1.75%) SCOM
15 44 (1.60%) Salt
16 38 (1.38%) CSIRT
17 31 (1.13%) WSUS
18 26 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
18 26 (0.95%) vCenter Server
19 24 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,011 (36.83%) Cisco
2 795 (28.96%) Microsoft
3 724 (26.38%) VMware
4 334 (12.17%) CheckPoint
5 325 (11.84%) Citrix
6 266 (9.69%) Palo Alto
7 243 (8.85%) Juniper
8 231 (8.42%) F5
9 203 (7.40%) HP
10 132 (4.81%) SolarWinds
11 122 (4.44%) Oracle
12 114 (4.15%) Red Hat
13 107 (3.90%) Fortinet
14 98 (3.57%) Apple
15 91 (3.32%) Dell
16 86 (3.13%) Splunk
16 86 (3.13%) Veeam
17 83 (3.02%) NetApp
18 77 (2.81%) Google
19 73 (2.66%) Meraki