Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,297 2,793 3,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.91% 4.03% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.52% 27.94% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,974 2,377 2,716
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% -1.90%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 7,526 9,995 10,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.82% 14.42% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6,111 8,262 9,030
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +4 597 £55,000 -4.35% 22
West London +5 110 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South London +23 89 £45,000 - 2
East London +17 46 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North London +15 20 £50,750 -7.73% 3
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 1,074 (46.76%) Windows
2 975 (42.45%) Cisco
3 715 (31.13%) Active Directory
4 681 (29.65%) WAN
5 629 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
6 616 (26.82%) Microsoft
7 598 (26.03%) VMware
8 561 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 560 (24.38%) Windows Server
10 557 (24.25%) Linux
11 519 (22.59%) VPN
12 509 (22.16%) LAN
13 490 (21.33%) Finance
14 483 (21.03%) DNS
15 478 (20.81%) Office 365
16 450 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
16 450 (19.59%) Network Security
17 447 (19.46%) CCNP
18 429 (18.68%) TCP/IP
19 424 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 354 (15.41%) CCNA
21 337 (14.67%) CheckPoint
22 328 (14.28%) Data Centre
23 314 (13.67%) Palo Alto
24 312 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
25 305 (13.28%) DevOps
26 301 (13.10%) MPLS
27 300 (13.06%) Python
28 297 (12.93%) Information Security
29 287 (12.49%) Cisco ASA

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
1 234 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 121 (5.27%) SharePoint
3 117 (5.09%) IIS
4 96 (4.18%) Apache
5 89 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 73 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 65 (2.83%) Tomcat
8 64 (2.79%) Skype for Business
9 34 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
10 31 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (1.31%) OpenStack
12 24 (1.04%) Confluence
12 24 (1.04%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.83%) JBoss
14 18 (0.78%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.74%) nginx
16 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
17 7 (0.30%) CMS
18 6 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 226 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 25 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.13%) Maya
6 3 (0.13%) MODO
6 3 (0.13%) NUKE
7 2 (0.087%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.087%) SPSS
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.044%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.044%) Revit
Business Applications
1 33 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.30%) Temenos T24
3 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.22%) Q-Pulse
4 5 (0.22%) Sage CRM
5 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.044%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.044%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 561 (24.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 478 (20.81%) Office 365
3 450 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
4 115 (5.01%) IaaS
5 110 (4.79%) SaaS
6 102 (4.44%) PaaS
7 75 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 63 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
9 38 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 34 (1.48%) Amazon S3
11 32 (1.39%) G Suite
12 31 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (1.22%) OpenShift
14 26 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 26 (1.13%) OneDrive
14 26 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 18 (0.78%) Dropbox
16 17 (0.74%) Serverless
17 16 (0.70%) Mimecast
18 15 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 681 (29.65%) WAN
2 519 (22.59%) VPN
3 509 (22.16%) LAN
4 483 (21.03%) DNS
5 450 (19.59%) Network Security
6 429 (18.68%) TCP/IP
7 301 (13.10%) MPLS
8 287 (12.49%) Cisco ASA
9 283 (12.32%) DHCP
10 260 (11.32%) Wireless
11 238 (10.36%) VoIP
12 231 (10.06%) OSPF
13 227 (9.88%) BGP
14 204 (8.88%) VLAN
15 189 (8.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 186 (8.10%) Internet
17 181 (7.88%) SAN
18 125 (5.44%) Intrusion Detection
19 118 (5.14%) SSL
20 100 (4.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.92%) MySQL
3 49 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 25 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (0.91%) Big Data
10 21 (0.91%) MongoDB
11 20 (0.87%) Redis
12 19 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (0.57%) Blockchain
15 12 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 8 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
17 8 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 135 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 77 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 65 (2.83%) JIRA
4 55 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 52 (2.26%) Gradle
6 51 (2.22%) Maven
7 38 (1.65%) Ant
8 34 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 20 (0.87%) GitLab
10 18 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (0.57%) Artifactory
12 13 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (0.57%) Vagrant
13 12 (0.52%) Subversion
14 11 (0.48%) Selenium
14 11 (0.48%) SonarQube
15 9 (0.39%) Hudson
16 8 (0.35%) gulp
17 7 (0.30%) Firebug
General
1 490 (21.33%) Finance
2 161 (7.01%) Banking
3 112 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 100 (4.35%) Law
5 82 (3.57%) Legal
6 66 (2.87%) Financial Institution
7 65 (2.83%) Retail
8 27 (1.18%) Marketing
9 22 (0.96%) Front Office
10 21 (0.91%) Advertising
11 17 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.61%) Billing
12 14 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.44%) Games
13 10 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.35%) German Language
15 7 (0.30%) Back Office
15 7 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.30%) Publishing
16 6 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 524 (22.81%) Network Engineer
2 331 (14.41%) Analyst
3 249 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 222 (9.66%) Support Engineer
5 216 (9.40%) Security Engineer
6 154 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 152 (6.62%) Architect
8 140 (6.09%) Security Analyst
8 140 (6.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 138 (6.01%) Cisco Engineer
10 134 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 125 (5.44%) IT Analyst
12 121 (5.27%) Consultant
12 121 (5.27%) IT Support
13 104 (4.53%) IT Engineer
14 100 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
15 98 (4.27%) Administrator
16 85 (3.70%) Support Analyst
17 83 (3.61%) AWS Engineer
18 82 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (3.70%) .NET
2 47 (2.05%) LDAP
3 42 (1.83%) Web Services
4 35 (1.52%) 802.1X
4 35 (1.52%) Kafka
5 32 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
6 31 (1.35%) LAMP
6 31 (1.35%) Node.js
7 30 (1.31%) HTML
8 28 (1.22%) JSON
8 28 (1.22%) YAML
9 23 (1.00%) XMPP
10 17 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (0.74%) REST
11 16 (0.70%) Apache NiFi
11 16 (0.70%) CSS
12 13 (0.57%) RESTful
12 13 (0.57%) XML
13 12 (0.52%) SAML
14 11 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 328 (14.28%) Data Centre
2 139 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 130 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 82 (3.57%) Fintech
6 79 (3.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 60 (2.61%) Public Cloud
8 55 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
9 54 (2.35%) Clustering
10 53 (2.31%) PKI
11 43 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 40 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
13 39 (1.70%) Hedge funds
14 34 (1.48%) Driving Licence
15 31 (1.35%) Private Cloud
16 29 (1.26%) Replication
16 29 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
17 26 (1.13%) Virtual Team
18 25 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
19 17 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,074 (46.76%) Windows
2 560 (24.38%) Windows Server
3 557 (24.25%) Linux
4 282 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 207 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 206 (8.97%) Windows 10
7 143 (6.23%) Unix
8 137 (5.96%) Windows 7
9 54 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 45 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (1.92%) CentOS
12 43 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 40 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 37 (1.61%) Ubuntu
15 30 (1.31%) Mac OS
16 29 (1.26%) Android
17 24 (1.04%) Apple iOS
18 21 (0.91%) Debian
19 19 (0.83%) AIX
20 15 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (13.58%) Cybersecurity
2 305 (13.28%) DevOps
3 297 (12.93%) Information Security
4 286 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
5 285 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 268 (11.67%) ITIL
7 228 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
8 214 (9.32%) SIEM
9 182 (7.92%) Kalman Filter
10 151 (6.57%) Configuration Management
11 145 (6.31%) Network Monitoring
12 140 (6.09%) Project Management
13 132 (5.75%) Presales
14 130 (5.66%) Computer Science
15 126 (5.49%) Load Balancing
15 126 (5.49%) Migration
16 121 (5.27%) Vulnerability Management
17 114 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
18 113 (4.92%) Network Design
19 102 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (13.06%) Python
2 276 (12.02%) PowerShell
3 219 (9.53%) SQL
4 173 (7.53%) Bash Shell
5 115 (5.01%) Ruby
6 110 (4.79%) Perl
7 107 (4.66%) Java
8 41 (1.78%) C#
9 39 (1.70%) Shell Script
10 38 (1.65%) JavaScript
11 29 (1.26%) C
11 29 (1.26%) PHP
12 23 (1.00%) Go
13 21 (0.91%) C++
14 20 (0.87%) R
15 16 (0.70%) VB
16 14 (0.61%) Groovy
17 9 (0.39%) VBScript
18 8 (0.35%) C-shell
18 8 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 629 (27.38%) Cisco Certification
2 447 (19.46%) CCNP
3 354 (15.41%) CCNA
4 281 (12.23%) Degree
5 194 (8.45%) CCIE
6 165 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 128 (5.57%) CISSP
8 104 (4.53%) MCSE
9 102 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 74 (3.22%) Security Cleared
11 63 (2.74%) CEH
11 63 (2.74%) CISM
12 45 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 41 (1.78%) MCSA
14 37 (1.61%) SANS
14 37 (1.61%) SC Cleared
15 36 (1.57%) CISA
15 36 (1.57%) GIAC
16 31 (1.35%) JNCIP
17 30 (1.31%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (2.92%) SLA
3 58 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 51 (2.22%) GDPR
5 44 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (1.48%) QA
7 17 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 14 (0.61%) COBIT
10 7 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.30%) PMO
11 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.22%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.17%) MiFID
13 3 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.13%) SEPA
14 2 (0.087%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.044%) GPG13
15 1 (0.044%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 715 (31.13%) Active Directory
2 424 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (10.97%) Hyper-V
4 175 (7.62%) Docker
5 102 (4.44%) vSphere
6 69 (3.00%) XenApp
7 61 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
8 52 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.00%) NFS
11 20 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (0.74%) Firmware
14 16 (0.70%) BIND 9
14 16 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 15 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.52%) BitLocker
17 11 (0.48%) Terminal Services
18 9 (0.39%) Postfix
19 8 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 236 (10.27%) Ansible
2 178 (7.75%) Puppet
3 127 (5.53%) Kubernetes
4 114 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (4.53%) Terraform
6 95 (4.14%) SCCM
7 85 (3.70%) Nagios
8 69 (3.00%) Backup Exec
9 58 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
10 47 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
11 45 (1.96%) WSUS
12 32 (1.39%) ZABBIX
13 30 (1.31%) Salt
14 26 (1.13%) SCOM
15 25 (1.09%) FortiGate
15 25 (1.09%) Nessus
16 22 (0.96%) Mesos
16 22 (0.96%) Prometheus
17 21 (0.91%) Packer
18 17 (0.74%) Grafana
Vendors
1 975 (42.45%) Cisco
2 616 (26.82%) Microsoft
3 598 (26.03%) VMware
4 337 (14.67%) CheckPoint
5 314 (13.67%) Palo Alto
6 268 (11.67%) Juniper
7 221 (9.62%) F5
8 185 (8.05%) Citrix
9 163 (7.10%) HP
10 133 (5.79%) Dell
11 132 (5.75%) SolarWinds
12 126 (5.49%) Meraki
13 103 (4.48%) EMC
14 97 (4.22%) NetApp
15 86 (3.74%) Red Hat
16 82 (3.57%) Google
17 80 (3.48%) Splunk
18 79 (3.44%) Oracle
19 75 (3.27%) Fortinet
20 61 (2.66%) Symantec