Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 61 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3077 3448 3697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.10% 4.54% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.35% 28.51% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 3049 3248
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10855 12094 14227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.47% 15.92% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8853 10343 12053
London median annual salary £54,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.89% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -12 540 £53,375 -2.95% 31
West London -2 231 £45,000 - 10
South London -24 93 £38,750 -18.42% 7
East London +9 68 £56,250 +47.06% 8
North London -14 18 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 1350 (43.87%) Windows
2 1310 (42.57%) Cisco
3 904 (29.38%) Active Directory
4 884 (28.73%) Linux
5 866 (28.14%) Microsoft
6 801 (26.03%) Finance
7 799 (25.97%) VMware
8 780 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
9 759 (24.67%) Windows Server
10 751 (24.41%) DNS
11 744 (24.18%) WAN
12 740 (24.05%) VPN
13 705 (22.91%) TCP/IP
14 683 (22.20%) LAN
15 558 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 548 (17.81%) CCNP
17 546 (17.74%) Network Security
18 497 (16.15%) Information Security
19 487 (15.83%) CheckPoint
20 474 (15.40%) SIEM
21 452 (14.69%) MS Exchange
22 441 (14.33%) DHCP
23 433 (14.07%) CCNA
24 431 (14.01%) ITIL
25 430 (13.97%) Juniper
26 417 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
27 406 (13.19%) MPLS
28 404 (13.13%) BGP
29 401 (13.03%) Office 365
30 385 (12.51%) Palo Alto

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
1 452 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 169 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 148 (4.81%) IIS
4 133 (4.32%) Apache
5 122 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 106 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 93 (3.02%) Tomcat
8 88 (2.86%) Skype for Business
9 84 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 67 (2.18%) nginx
11 53 (1.72%) Confluence
12 50 (1.62%) CMS
13 45 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 39 (1.27%) OpenStack
15 28 (0.91%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.78%) JBoss
17 22 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
19 17 (0.55%) CloudStack
20 15 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 171 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 43 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.097%) HipChat
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.032%) InDesign
7 1 (0.032%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (0.58%) RMDS
2 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.13%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.065%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.032%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.032%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.032%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.032%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 417 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 401 (13.03%) Office 365
3 356 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
4 108 (3.51%) IaaS
5 79 (2.57%) PaaS
6 75 (2.44%) SaaS
7 66 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 40 (1.30%) Mimecast
9 35 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 28 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (0.88%) G Suite
12 25 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 17 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
17 16 (0.52%) npm
18 11 (0.36%) Slack
19 10 (0.32%) Dropbox
20 9 (0.29%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 751 (24.41%) DNS
2 744 (24.18%) WAN
3 740 (24.05%) VPN
4 705 (22.91%) TCP/IP
5 683 (22.20%) LAN
6 546 (17.74%) Network Security
7 441 (14.33%) DHCP
8 406 (13.19%) MPLS
9 404 (13.13%) BGP
10 385 (12.51%) Cisco ASA
11 368 (11.96%) OSPF
12 342 (11.11%) Wireless
13 338 (10.98%) SAN
14 280 (9.10%) Internet
15 267 (8.68%) VLAN
16 265 (8.61%) VoIP
17 245 (7.96%) IPsec
18 215 (6.99%) Cisco Nexus
19 185 (6.01%) SSL
20 183 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 183 (5.95%) MySQL
3 51 (1.66%) NoSQL
4 48 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (1.46%) MongoDB
6 40 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 27 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 27 (0.88%) Redis
9 27 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (0.75%) Big Data
11 22 (0.71%) Relational Database
12 21 (0.68%) MS Access
12 21 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 20 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (0.58%) MariaDB
14 18 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (0.45%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 135 (4.39%) Jenkins
2 129 (4.19%) Git (software)
3 113 (3.67%) JIRA
4 84 (2.73%) Maven
5 75 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 55 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 54 (1.75%) Subversion
8 48 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 35 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 30 (0.97%) Visual Studio
11 29 (0.94%) Metasploit
12 21 (0.68%) Selenium
13 17 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.52%) Burp Suite
14 16 (0.52%) Liquibase
15 15 (0.49%) gulp
16 14 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 11 (0.36%) Artifactory
18 10 (0.32%) AppScan
19 9 (0.29%) InstallShield
General
1 801 (26.03%) Finance
2 331 (10.76%) Banking
3 168 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 119 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 115 (3.74%) Law
6 74 (2.40%) Retail Banking
7 59 (1.92%) Legal
8 50 (1.62%) Front Office
9 39 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 37 (1.20%) Retail
11 34 (1.10%) Publishing
12 28 (0.91%) Back Office
13 27 (0.88%) Games
13 27 (0.88%) Marketing
14 20 (0.65%) Advertising
15 15 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.42%) Electronics
17 10 (0.32%) French Language
18 3 (0.097%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.097%) German Language
Job Titles
1 656 (21.32%) Network Engineer
2 537 (17.45%) Analyst
3 329 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 294 (9.55%) Security Analyst
5 272 (8.84%) Support Engineer
6 249 (8.09%) Security Engineer
7 230 (7.47%) IT Engineer
8 200 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 197 (6.40%) Administrator
10 194 (6.30%) Senior Network Engineer
11 189 (6.14%) Cisco Engineer
12 168 (5.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 154 (5.00%) Architect
13 154 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
14 142 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
15 137 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 126 (4.09%) Consultant
17 125 (4.06%) Network Security Engineer
18 118 (3.83%) IT Support
19 107 (3.48%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (4.16%) .NET
2 82 (2.66%) LAMP
3 75 (2.44%) 802.1X
4 65 (2.11%) Web Services
5 55 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
6 53 (1.72%) HTML
7 52 (1.69%) XMPP
8 29 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
9 28 (0.91%) J2EE
9 28 (0.91%) Node.js
9 28 (0.91%) XML
10 22 (0.71%) ASP.NET
11 21 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
12 19 (0.62%) CSS
12 19 (0.62%) Middleware
12 19 (0.62%) Sensu
12 19 (0.62%) Spring MVC
13 18 (0.58%) Spring
14 14 (0.45%) MSMQ
15 13 (0.42%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 340 (11.05%) Data Centre
2 201 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 185 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 156 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
5 91 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
6 83 (2.70%) Clustering
7 73 (2.37%) Public Cloud
7 73 (2.37%) Replication
8 68 (2.21%) Fintech
9 52 (1.69%) Hedge funds
10 51 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
11 48 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 48 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
12 44 (1.43%) PKI
13 41 (1.33%) Cyberthreat
14 38 (1.23%) Blackberry
15 37 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 35 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 33 (1.07%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1350 (43.87%) Windows
2 884 (28.73%) Linux
3 759 (24.67%) Windows Server
4 333 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 316 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 266 (8.64%) Unix
7 253 (8.22%) Windows 7
8 197 (6.40%) Windows 10
9 159 (5.17%) CentOS
10 127 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 104 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 101 (3.28%) Ubuntu
12 101 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 85 (2.76%) Mac OS X
14 82 (2.66%) Windows XP
15 58 (1.88%) Apple iOS
16 45 (1.46%) Debian
16 45 (1.46%) Solaris
17 43 (1.40%) Mac OS
18 33 (1.07%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (16.15%) Information Security
2 474 (15.40%) SIEM
3 431 (14.01%) ITIL
4 364 (11.83%) DevOps
5 363 (11.80%) Agile Software Development
6 348 (11.31%) Cybersecurity
7 227 (7.38%) Network Design
8 225 (7.31%) Vulnerability Management
9 220 (7.15%) Security Operations
10 210 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
11 207 (6.73%) Load Balancing
12 170 (5.52%) Configuration Management
13 156 (5.07%) Data Protection
13 156 (5.07%) Mentoring
14 154 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 149 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
16 145 (4.71%) High Availability
16 145 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
17 143 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
18 137 (4.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 362 (11.76%) SQL
2 277 (9.00%) PowerShell
3 254 (8.25%) Python
4 251 (8.16%) Java
5 186 (6.04%) Bash Shell
6 168 (5.46%) Perl
7 95 (3.09%) Ruby
8 94 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 79 (2.57%) VB
10 67 (2.18%) T-SQL
11 64 (2.08%) C
12 63 (2.05%) PHP
13 58 (1.88%) VBScript
14 52 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 46 (1.49%) C#
16 28 (0.91%) C++
17 22 (0.71%) Go
18 15 (0.49%) Tcl
19 10 (0.32%) Korn
20 9 (0.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 780 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
2 548 (17.81%) CCNP
3 433 (14.07%) CCNA
4 372 (12.09%) CISSP
5 363 (11.80%) Degree
6 233 (7.57%) CISM
7 212 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 211 (6.86%) CCIE
9 152 (4.94%) MCSE
10 134 (4.35%) CISA
11 115 (3.74%) CEH
12 107 (3.48%) GIAC
13 95 (3.09%) JNCIP
14 92 (2.99%) CCSA
15 82 (2.66%) CCSE
16 80 (2.60%) MCSA
16 80 (2.60%) SANS
17 70 (2.27%) MCP
18 65 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 64 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (9.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 165 (5.36%) SLA
3 97 (3.15%) QA
4 93 (3.02%) PCI DSS
5 76 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 71 (2.31%) GDPR
7 46 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
8 24 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.65%) ISO 9001
10 18 (0.58%) NIST 800
11 14 (0.45%) GCP
12 10 (0.32%) COBIT
13 8 (0.26%) SSAE 16
14 4 (0.13%) BS7799
14 4 (0.13%) MiFID
15 3 (0.097%) ISAE 3402
16 2 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 2 (0.065%) PMO
17 1 (0.032%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 904 (29.38%) Active Directory
2 558 (18.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 271 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 150 (4.87%) Docker
5 120 (3.90%) XenApp
6 119 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
7 111 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
8 90 (2.92%) vSphere
9 60 (1.95%) Xen
10 58 (1.88%) KVM
11 52 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
12 48 (1.56%) NFS
13 46 (1.49%) XenDesktop
13 46 (1.49%) XenServer
14 35 (1.14%) iptables
15 27 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
16 26 (0.84%) Snort
16 26 (0.84%) Terminal Services
17 20 (0.65%) Varnish
17 20 (0.65%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 214 (6.95%) Puppet
2 193 (6.27%) Ansible
3 129 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (3.83%) SCCM
5 102 (3.31%) Nagios
6 92 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
7 83 (2.70%) FortiGate
8 78 (2.53%) Nessus
9 72 (2.34%) Backup Exec
10 60 (1.95%) Kubernetes
10 60 (1.95%) SCOM
11 59 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
12 54 (1.75%) Terraform
13 49 (1.59%) QRadar
14 44 (1.43%) PowerBroker
15 43 (1.40%) WSUS
16 42 (1.36%) CSIRT
16 42 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
17 38 (1.23%) Cacti
17 38 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1310 (42.57%) Cisco
2 866 (28.14%) Microsoft
3 799 (25.97%) VMware
4 487 (15.83%) CheckPoint
5 430 (13.97%) Juniper
6 385 (12.51%) Palo Alto
7 344 (11.18%) Citrix
8 254 (8.25%) F5
9 211 (6.86%) HP
10 149 (4.84%) SolarWinds
11 124 (4.03%) Oracle
12 118 (3.83%) Fortinet
13 115 (3.74%) Red Hat
14 112 (3.64%) Dell
15 99 (3.22%) Splunk
15 99 (3.22%) Veeam
16 98 (3.18%) Riverbed
17 79 (2.57%) Meraki
18 74 (2.40%) NetApp
19 72 (2.34%) Symantec