Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,916 3,329 3,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.07% 4.53% 4.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.50% 29.19% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,467 2,864 3,188
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 10,230 11,403 13,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.29% 15.52% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8,376 9,447 11,238
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -15 707 £57,500 +15.00% 81
West London -17 135 £50,000 +18.34% 45
South London -34 64 £45,000 +9.76% 5
East London -26 44 £39,000 -19.17% 24
North London +6 22 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,324 (45.40%) Windows
2 1,071 (36.73%) Cisco
3 830 (28.46%) Active Directory
4 813 (27.88%) Microsoft
5 786 (26.95%) VMware
6 698 (23.94%) Linux
7 680 (23.32%) Cisco Certification
8 651 (22.33%) Windows Server
9 645 (22.12%) WAN
10 636 (21.81%) TCP/IP
11 628 (21.54%) VPN
12 623 (21.36%) Finance
13 622 (21.33%) LAN
14 599 (20.54%) Network Security
15 573 (19.65%) DNS
16 524 (17.97%) Microsoft Azure
17 520 (17.83%) Cybersecurity
18 495 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
19 489 (16.77%) Information Security
20 486 (16.67%) CCNP
21 476 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
22 455 (15.60%) Office 365
23 441 (15.12%) SIEM
24 402 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
25 377 (12.93%) CISSP
26 361 (12.38%) Citrix
27 357 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
28 352 (12.07%) PowerShell
29 351 (12.04%) Hyper-V
29 351 (12.04%) DHCP

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 (11.18%) MS Exchange
2 138 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (4.53%) SharePoint
4 98 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 93 (3.19%) Skype for Business
6 88 (3.02%) Apache
7 76 (2.61%) IIS
8 49 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 49 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 37 (1.27%) Confluence
10 34 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.13%) JBoss
12 30 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 29 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (0.89%) WebLogic
15 22 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
15 22 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
16 21 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
17 18 (0.62%) OpenStack
18 15 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 263 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.034%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.034%) LibreOffice
6 1 (0.034%) Maya
6 1 (0.034%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.034%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 18 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.10%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.069%) Advent Moxy
6 2 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.069%) Maximo
6 2 (0.069%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.034%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.034%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.034%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.034%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.034%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 524 (17.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 495 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
3 455 (15.60%) Office 365
4 184 (6.31%) SaaS
5 122 (4.18%) IaaS
6 109 (3.74%) PaaS
7 46 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 39 (1.34%) G Suite
9 37 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
10 33 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (1.13%) Mimecast
11 27 (0.93%) GitHub
12 25 (0.86%) OneDrive
13 21 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
14 18 (0.62%) Route 53
15 16 (0.55%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 15 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 645 (22.12%) WAN
2 636 (21.81%) TCP/IP
3 628 (21.54%) VPN
4 622 (21.33%) LAN
5 599 (20.54%) Network Security
6 573 (19.65%) DNS
7 402 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
8 351 (12.04%) DHCP
9 317 (10.87%) Wireless
10 314 (10.77%) SAN
11 290 (9.95%) BGP
12 262 (8.98%) MPLS
13 249 (8.54%) OSPF
14 246 (8.44%) Cisco Nexus
15 231 (7.92%) VLAN
16 200 (6.86%) Intrusion Detection
17 183 (6.28%) Wi-Fi
18 149 (5.11%) VoIP
19 141 (4.84%) Internet
20 137 (4.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 101 (3.46%) MySQL
3 63 (2.16%) Big Data
4 58 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 39 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (1.27%) Redis
8 35 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 27 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 26 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 26 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (0.75%) Blockchain
13 19 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (0.62%) MongoDB
15 15 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.48%) Apache Hive
17 13 (0.45%) Event Store
18 11 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 74 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 57 (1.95%) JIRA
4 48 (1.65%) TeamCity
5 47 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 28 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (0.86%) Vagrant
9 18 (0.62%) Bitbucket
9 18 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (0.48%) Hudson
11 13 (0.45%) Subversion
12 12 (0.41%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.38%) Artifactory
13 11 (0.38%) git-flow
14 10 (0.34%) CodeSonar
14 10 (0.34%) GoCD
14 10 (0.34%) Robot Framework
14 10 (0.34%) Selenium
15 9 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 623 (21.36%) Finance
2 178 (6.10%) Banking
3 108 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 103 (3.53%) Retail
5 101 (3.46%) Law
5 101 (3.46%) Legal
6 72 (2.47%) Advertising
7 65 (2.23%) Investment Banking
8 48 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.51%) Games
10 37 (1.27%) Marketing
11 23 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.38%) Back Office
14 10 (0.34%) Front Office
15 8 (0.27%) Billing
16 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.17%) French Language
18 4 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 502 (17.22%) Network Engineer
2 415 (14.23%) Analyst
3 266 (9.12%) Security Engineer
4 252 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 227 (7.78%) Support Engineer
6 225 (7.72%) Consultant
7 210 (7.20%) Security Analyst
8 166 (5.69%) Architect
9 143 (4.90%) IT Engineer
10 142 (4.87%) Administrator
11 136 (4.66%) Security Consultant
12 134 (4.60%) IT Support
13 127 (4.36%) Senior Network Engineer
14 113 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
15 107 (3.67%) Security Manager
16 104 (3.57%) Support Analyst
17 102 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
17 102 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
18 98 (3.36%) Cisco Engineer
19 96 (3.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (3.70%) .NET
2 77 (2.64%) Web Services
3 71 (2.43%) LDAP
4 64 (2.19%) 802.1X
5 60 (2.06%) HTML
5 60 (2.06%) Middleware
6 56 (1.92%) LAMP
7 45 (1.54%) ASP.NET
8 41 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 32 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
10 31 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
10 31 (1.06%) JSON
11 30 (1.03%) XML
12 27 (0.93%) REST
13 20 (0.69%) CSS
13 20 (0.69%) Kafka
14 18 (0.62%) Ajax
14 18 (0.62%) SOAP
15 15 (0.51%) Node.js
16 14 (0.48%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 330 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 272 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 193 (6.62%) Management Information System
5 146 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
6 119 (4.08%) Fintech
7 101 (3.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 91 (3.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 81 (2.78%) PKI
10 69 (2.37%) Replication
11 64 (2.19%) Public Cloud
12 61 (2.09%) Hedge funds
13 51 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
14 50 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
15 43 (1.47%) Blackberry
16 42 (1.44%) Clustering
16 42 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
17 35 (1.20%) Private Cloud
18 32 (1.10%) Cybercrime
19 30 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,324 (45.40%) Windows
2 698 (23.94%) Linux
3 651 (22.33%) Windows Server
4 349 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 317 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 226 (7.75%) Windows 10
7 223 (7.65%) Windows 7
8 202 (6.93%) Unix
9 115 (3.94%) CentOS
10 114 (3.91%) Mac OS X
11 97 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 94 (3.22%) Android
13 91 (3.12%) Ubuntu
14 85 (2.91%) Windows 8
15 65 (2.23%) Apple iOS
16 64 (2.19%) Solaris
17 62 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 46 (1.58%) Debian
19 29 (0.99%) Mac OS
20 27 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (17.83%) Cybersecurity
2 489 (16.77%) Information Security
3 441 (15.12%) SIEM
4 357 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
5 316 (10.84%) ITIL
6 310 (10.63%) DevOps
7 295 (10.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 233 (7.99%) Security Operations
9 213 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
10 182 (6.24%) Penetration Testing
11 181 (6.21%) Project Management
12 172 (5.90%) Risk Management
13 164 (5.62%) Load Balancing
14 158 (5.42%) High Availability
14 158 (5.42%) Migration
15 149 (5.11%) Mentoring
16 147 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
17 144 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
18 134 (4.60%) Configuration Management
19 132 (4.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 352 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 313 (10.73%) Python
3 279 (9.57%) SQL
4 195 (6.69%) Bash Shell
5 125 (4.29%) Perl
6 123 (4.22%) Java
7 94 (3.22%) C#
8 79 (2.71%) C
9 66 (2.26%) PHP
10 63 (2.16%) Ruby
11 54 (1.85%) JavaScript
12 40 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 34 (1.17%) VB
14 32 (1.10%) Go
15 30 (1.03%) T-SQL
16 23 (0.79%) C++
16 23 (0.79%) VBA
17 10 (0.34%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.34%) VBScript
18 7 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 680 (23.32%) Cisco Certification
2 486 (16.67%) CCNP
3 377 (12.93%) CISSP
4 338 (11.59%) Degree
5 299 (10.25%) CCNA
6 219 (7.51%) CCIE
7 189 (6.48%) CISM
8 180 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 144 (4.94%) MCSE
10 141 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
11 101 (3.46%) CISA
12 91 (3.12%) Security Cleared
13 79 (2.71%) MCSA
14 75 (2.57%) CEH
15 74 (2.54%) GIAC
16 63 (2.16%) MCP
17 61 (2.09%) SC Cleared
18 60 (2.06%) SANS
19 57 (1.95%) CCSP
20 53 (1.82%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 126 (4.32%) GDPR
3 119 (4.08%) SLA
4 96 (3.29%) PCI DSS
5 48 (1.65%) QA
6 47 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 40 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 32 (1.10%) COBIT
9 11 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.34%) PMO
11 8 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.24%) GCP
13 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.17%) MiFID
14 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.14%) COSO
15 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.14%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.069%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 830 (28.46%) Active Directory
2 476 (16.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 351 (12.04%) Hyper-V
4 125 (4.29%) XenApp
5 111 (3.81%) vSphere
6 104 (3.57%) Docker
7 85 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
8 83 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
9 74 (2.54%) XenDesktop
10 52 (1.78%) Firmware
11 50 (1.71%) XenServer
12 38 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
13 35 (1.20%) iptables
14 29 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
15 27 (0.93%) KVM
16 25 (0.86%) VMware NSX
17 22 (0.75%) Terminal Services
18 20 (0.69%) NFS
19 19 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
20 18 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 224 (7.68%) Puppet
2 194 (6.65%) Ansible
3 130 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (3.81%) Nagios
5 97 (3.33%) Terraform
6 78 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 75 (2.57%) ZABBIX
8 74 (2.54%) SCCM
9 69 (2.37%) QRadar
10 60 (2.06%) Kubernetes
11 49 (1.68%) FortiGate
12 45 (1.54%) SCOM
13 42 (1.44%) Salt
14 40 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
15 36 (1.23%) Grafana
15 36 (1.23%) Packer
15 36 (1.23%) WSUS
16 34 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
17 30 (1.03%) Consul
18 29 (0.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,071 (36.73%) Cisco
2 813 (27.88%) Microsoft
3 786 (26.95%) VMware
4 361 (12.38%) Citrix
5 330 (11.32%) CheckPoint
6 284 (9.74%) Palo Alto
7 263 (9.02%) Juniper
8 258 (8.85%) F5
9 192 (6.58%) HP
10 181 (6.21%) SolarWinds
11 139 (4.77%) Red Hat
12 121 (4.15%) Apple
12 121 (4.15%) Oracle
13 116 (3.98%) Splunk
14 108 (3.70%) Google
15 96 (3.29%) Veeam
16 95 (3.26%) Dell
17 92 (3.16%) Meraki
18 91 (3.12%) Fortinet
19 85 (2.91%) NetApp