Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 76 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,747 3,102 3,461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.09% 4.11% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.45% 28.57% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,320 2,616 3,066
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £80,000
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 9,022 10,856 12,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.42% 14.37% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,369 8,914 10,314
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +7 595 £55,000 - 91
West London -35 106 £50,000 +11.11% 56
South London -4 94 £42,000 +8.39% 21
East London -35 32 £45,000 -14.29% 21
North London +13 21 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 1,309 (47.65%) Windows
2 1,015 (36.95%) Cisco
3 869 (31.63%) Microsoft
4 859 (31.27%) Active Directory
5 754 (27.45%) VMware
6 697 (25.37%) Linux
7 688 (25.05%) Windows Server
8 676 (24.61%) Cisco Certification
9 668 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 657 (23.92%) Finance
11 606 (22.06%) TCP/IP
11 606 (22.06%) VPN
12 599 (21.81%) WAN
13 565 (20.57%) LAN
14 550 (20.02%) Amazon AWS
15 531 (19.33%) DNS
16 514 (18.71%) Network Security
17 511 (18.60%) Office 365
18 506 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
19 485 (17.66%) CCNP
20 460 (16.75%) Cybersecurity
21 418 (15.22%) PowerShell
22 412 (15.00%) Information Security
23 396 (14.42%) Python
24 391 (14.23%) Data Centre
25 383 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
26 371 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 371 (13.51%) Hyper-V
27 367 (13.36%) DevOps
28 359 (13.07%) SIEM

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
1 309 (11.25%) MS Exchange
2 118 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 105 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 100 (3.64%) IIS
5 87 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 84 (3.06%) Skype for Business
7 69 (2.51%) Apache
8 50 (1.82%) Confluence
9 38 (1.38%) OpenStack
10 32 (1.16%) Tomcat
11 27 (0.98%) nginx
12 26 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (0.91%) CMS
14 24 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
15 16 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.36%) Apache Pig
18 8 (0.29%) Commerce Server
18 8 (0.29%) WebLogic
19 7 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 208 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.073%) Avid Media Composer
5 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 29 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.073%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.073%) PlanetPress Connect
5 2 (0.073%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.036%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.036%) Eikon
6 1 (0.036%) Lawson
6 1 (0.036%) Maximo
6 1 (0.036%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.036%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.036%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 668 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 550 (20.02%) Amazon AWS
3 511 (18.60%) Office 365
4 148 (5.39%) SaaS
5 123 (4.48%) IaaS
6 101 (3.68%) PaaS
7 70 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 63 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 51 (1.86%) Mimecast
10 50 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
11 47 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 42 (1.53%) G Suite
13 31 (1.13%) GitHub
14 30 (1.09%) Amazon S3
15 26 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 25 (0.91%) Serverless
17 23 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
18 22 (0.80%) OpenShift
19 19 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
20 18 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 606 (22.06%) TCP/IP
1 606 (22.06%) VPN
2 599 (21.81%) WAN
3 565 (20.57%) LAN
4 531 (19.33%) DNS
5 514 (18.71%) Network Security
6 338 (12.30%) Wireless
7 322 (11.72%) DHCP
8 318 (11.58%) Cisco ASA
9 314 (11.43%) BGP
10 265 (9.65%) OSPF
11 245 (8.92%) MPLS
12 235 (8.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 232 (8.45%) SAN
13 232 (8.45%) VLAN
14 227 (8.26%) Internet
15 223 (8.12%) VoIP
16 193 (7.03%) Wi-Fi
17 166 (6.04%) Intrusion Detection
18 151 (5.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.66%) MySQL
3 48 (1.75%) Big Data
4 44 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
6 30 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
7 28 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 22 (0.80%) NoSQL
12 19 (0.69%) Redis
13 18 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 17 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.51%) Apache Hive
16 13 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (0.40%) Event Store
18 10 (0.36%) Couchbase
19 9 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 144 (5.24%) Jenkins
2 97 (3.53%) JIRA
3 95 (3.46%) Git (software)
4 56 (2.04%) Maven
5 49 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 47 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 45 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 44 (1.60%) Subversion
9 43 (1.57%) Gradle
9 43 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 42 (1.53%) Ant
11 33 (1.20%) Vagrant
12 31 (1.13%) Bitbucket
13 24 (0.87%) Hudson
14 23 (0.84%) Metasploit
15 22 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (0.40%) Visual Studio
17 10 (0.36%) git-flow
17 10 (0.36%) GitLab
18 8 (0.29%) Robot Framework
General
1 657 (23.92%) Finance
2 232 (8.45%) Banking
3 143 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 124 (4.51%) Legal
5 116 (4.22%) Law
6 77 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 76 (2.77%) Financial Institution
8 75 (2.73%) Retail
9 52 (1.89%) Advertising
10 44 (1.60%) Games
11 29 (1.06%) Marketing
12 20 (0.73%) Front Office
13 17 (0.62%) Publishing
14 12 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.33%) French Language
16 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.25%) Back Office
17 7 (0.25%) Electronics
17 7 (0.25%) Local Government
17 7 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 532 (19.37%) Network Engineer
2 313 (11.39%) Analyst
3 292 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 258 (9.39%) Security Engineer
5 242 (8.81%) Support Engineer
6 221 (8.05%) Consultant
7 174 (6.33%) Security Analyst
8 171 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 139 (5.06%) IT Engineer
10 138 (5.02%) IT Support
11 134 (4.88%) Architect
12 127 (4.62%) Administrator
13 114 (4.15%) Network Security Engineer
14 108 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
15 107 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
16 101 (3.68%) Senior Network Engineer
17 97 (3.53%) Security Consultant
18 92 (3.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 91 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
20 85 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (4.95%) .NET
2 85 (3.09%) Web Services
3 62 (2.26%) 802.1X
3 62 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
3 62 (2.26%) HTML
4 48 (1.75%) LDAP
5 32 (1.16%) CSS
5 32 (1.16%) XMPP
6 30 (1.09%) .NET Framework
6 30 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 29 (1.06%) LAMP
8 28 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (0.95%) jQuery
9 26 (0.95%) REST
10 23 (0.84%) JSON
11 22 (0.80%) Regular Expression
12 21 (0.76%) Kafka
12 21 (0.76%) SOAP
12 21 (0.76%) XML
13 20 (0.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 391 (14.23%) Data Centre
2 249 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 213 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 173 (6.30%) Management Information System
5 134 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
6 100 (3.64%) PKI
7 98 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 94 (3.42%) Fintech
9 77 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
10 68 (2.48%) Clustering
10 68 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
11 56 (2.04%) Hedge funds
12 50 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
13 48 (1.75%) Replication
14 43 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
14 43 (1.57%) Public Cloud
15 39 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
16 34 (1.24%) NHS
16 34 (1.24%) User Experience
17 33 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,309 (47.65%) Windows
2 697 (25.37%) Linux
3 688 (25.05%) Windows Server
4 312 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 280 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 226 (8.23%) Windows 10
7 214 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 197 (7.17%) Unix
9 107 (3.90%) Mac OS X
10 90 (3.28%) CentOS
11 87 (3.17%) Ubuntu
12 84 (3.06%) Apple iOS
13 79 (2.88%) Windows 8
14 62 (2.26%) Android
15 54 (1.97%) Debian
16 46 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (1.27%) Mac OS
17 35 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 32 (1.16%) Windows XP
19 29 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (16.75%) Cybersecurity
2 412 (15.00%) Information Security
3 383 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
4 371 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 367 (13.36%) DevOps
6 359 (13.07%) SIEM
7 323 (11.76%) ITIL
8 301 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
9 255 (9.28%) Vulnerability Management
10 184 (6.70%) Configuration Management
11 171 (6.22%) Load Balancing
12 170 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
13 156 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
14 154 (5.61%) Migration
15 146 (5.31%) Open Source
16 143 (5.21%) Security Operations
17 135 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
18 134 (4.88%) Mentoring
19 127 (4.62%) Project Management
20 119 (4.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 418 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 396 (14.42%) Python
3 331 (12.05%) SQL
4 190 (6.92%) Bash Shell
5 173 (6.30%) Perl
6 120 (4.37%) Java
7 103 (3.75%) Ruby
8 77 (2.80%) C
9 70 (2.55%) C#
10 66 (2.40%) JavaScript
11 63 (2.29%) PHP
12 55 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 44 (1.60%) C++
13 44 (1.60%) Go
14 36 (1.31%) VBScript
15 32 (1.16%) T-SQL
16 26 (0.95%) VB
17 12 (0.44%) Korn
18 8 (0.29%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 676 (24.61%) Cisco Certification
2 485 (17.66%) CCNP
3 307 (11.18%) CISSP
4 302 (10.99%) Degree
5 301 (10.96%) CCNA
6 207 (7.54%) CCIE
7 205 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 159 (5.79%) MCSE
9 158 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 125 (4.55%) GIAC
11 116 (4.22%) Security Cleared
12 114 (4.15%) CISM
13 103 (3.75%) CEH
14 88 (3.20%) SC Cleared
15 70 (2.55%) SANS
16 55 (2.00%) CompTIA Security+
17 54 (1.97%) MCP
17 54 (1.97%) MCSA
18 51 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 39 (1.42%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (6.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (4.33%) GDPR
3 85 (3.09%) SLA
4 76 (2.77%) PCI DSS
5 56 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 47 (1.71%) QA
7 36 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 23 (0.84%) MiFID
9 19 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.66%) COBIT
11 16 (0.58%) SAS 70
12 7 (0.25%) PMO
13 5 (0.18%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.18%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.073%) Basel III
15 2 (0.073%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 859 (31.27%) Active Directory
2 506 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 371 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 180 (6.55%) Docker
5 120 (4.37%) vSphere
6 90 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 71 (2.58%) XenApp
8 42 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
9 39 (1.42%) NFS
10 37 (1.35%) VMware NSX
11 36 (1.31%) Snort
12 35 (1.27%) Firmware
12 35 (1.27%) XenDesktop
13 33 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
14 31 (1.13%) KVM
15 25 (0.91%) iptables
15 25 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
16 24 (0.87%) pfSense
16 24 (0.87%) Samba
17 23 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 263 (9.57%) Ansible
2 215 (7.83%) Puppet
3 150 (5.46%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (4.88%) Nagios
5 131 (4.77%) SCCM
6 126 (4.59%) Terraform
7 119 (4.33%) Kubernetes
8 79 (2.88%) ZABBIX
9 78 (2.84%) Salt
10 72 (2.62%) SCOM
11 71 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
12 70 (2.55%) Backup Exec
13 61 (2.22%) Packer
14 59 (2.15%) FortiGate
15 49 (1.78%) Nessus
16 47 (1.71%) WSUS
17 46 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
18 45 (1.64%) QRadar
19 40 (1.46%) Docker Swarm
20 37 (1.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,015 (36.95%) Cisco
2 869 (31.63%) Microsoft
3 754 (27.45%) VMware
4 348 (12.67%) CheckPoint
5 345 (12.56%) Palo Alto
6 272 (9.90%) Juniper
7 270 (9.83%) Citrix
8 234 (8.52%) F5
9 197 (7.17%) HP
10 155 (5.64%) SolarWinds
11 112 (4.08%) Google
12 110 (4.00%) Dell
13 104 (3.79%) Splunk
14 100 (3.64%) Fortinet
15 97 (3.53%) Meraki
15 97 (3.53%) Red Hat
16 92 (3.35%) NetApp
17 91 (3.31%) Oracle
18 89 (3.24%) Veeam
19 83 (3.02%) Symantec