Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 77 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1,338 2,271 2,939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.12% 3.86% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.15% 30.64% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,156 2,018 2,576
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

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 4,296 7,412 10,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.23% 12.59% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,437 6,033 8,493
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,050 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in London

Firewall
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in London.

Salary trend for Firewall in London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in London over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +9 343 £62,500 +13.64% 23
West London +4 70 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South London -7 43 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East London -8 12 £60,000 +44.58% 6
North London -7 6 £55,000 - 1
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 560 (41.85%) Cisco
2 467 (34.90%) Windows
3 426 (31.84%) Azure
4 394 (29.45%) Microsoft
5 340 (25.41%) Finance
6 337 (25.19%) WAN
7 331 (24.74%) Cisco Certification
8 324 (24.22%) Active Directory
9 323 (24.14%) AWS
10 313 (23.39%) Office 365
11 291 (21.75%) Linux
12 284 (21.23%) LAN
13 281 (21.00%) VPN
14 259 (19.36%) VMware
15 252 (18.83%) Network Security
16 249 (18.61%) DNS
17 243 (18.16%) Windows Server
18 238 (17.79%) Information Security
19 227 (16.97%) Cybersecurity
20 220 (16.44%) TCP/IP
21 209 (15.62%) Palo Alto
22 205 (15.32%) Data Centre
23 200 (14.95%) SIEM
24 194 (14.50%) CCNP
25 189 (14.13%) DHCP
26 184 (13.75%) Wireless
27 182 (13.60%) BGP
28 173 (12.93%) CheckPoint
28 173 (12.93%) Python
29 169 (12.63%) PowerShell

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 64 (4.78%) MS Exchange
2 50 (3.74%) IIS
3 41 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 37 (2.77%) Skype for Business
5 22 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.49%) Apache
8 19 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (1.35%) CMS
9 18 (1.35%) nginx
10 15 (1.12%) Confluence
11 7 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.30%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.30%) JBoss
14 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.22%) WildFly
15 2 (0.15%) WordPress
16 1 (0.075%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.075%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 28 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.45%) SketchUp
6 3 (0.22%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.30%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.22%) Eikon
3 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.22%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.15%) Shopify
5 1 (0.075%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 426 (31.84%) Azure
2 323 (24.14%) AWS
3 313 (23.39%) Office 365
4 85 (6.35%) IaaS
5 73 (5.46%) GCP
6 64 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 62 (4.63%) PaaS
8 42 (3.14%) SaaS
9 40 (2.99%) Mimecast
10 26 (1.94%) Serverless
11 24 (1.79%) G Suite
12 23 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (1.57%) Azure Functions
14 18 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
16 15 (1.12%) OpenShift
17 13 (0.97%) GitHub
18 12 (0.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 12 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
19 11 (0.82%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 337 (25.19%) WAN
2 284 (21.23%) LAN
3 281 (21.00%) VPN
4 252 (18.83%) Network Security
5 249 (18.61%) DNS
6 220 (16.44%) TCP/IP
7 189 (14.13%) DHCP
8 184 (13.75%) Wireless
9 182 (13.60%) BGP
10 161 (12.03%) OSPF
11 146 (10.91%) MPLS
12 143 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
13 135 (10.09%) VoIP
14 131 (9.79%) Internet
15 112 (8.37%) Cisco ASA
16 88 (6.58%) VLAN
17 80 (5.98%) Intrusion Detection
18 79 (5.90%) IPsec
19 72 (5.38%) Wireshark
20 65 (4.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.87%) Big Data
3 21 (1.57%) MySQL
4 17 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (0.97%) Neo4j
7 9 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.45%) FileMaker
9 6 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.22%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.22%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.22%) DTS
13 2 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 54 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 28 (2.09%) JIRA
3 26 (1.94%) TeamCity
4 25 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 19 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 15 (1.12%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.67%) Hudson
10 8 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.52%) GitLab
12 6 (0.45%) CF BOSH
13 5 (0.37%) Bitbucket Server
14 3 (0.22%) IDA Disassembler
15 2 (0.15%) CircleCI
15 2 (0.15%) Gerrit
15 2 (0.15%) GoCD
15 2 (0.15%) Gradle
15 2 (0.15%) Travis CI
General
1 340 (25.41%) Finance
2 92 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 80 (5.98%) Banking
4 54 (4.04%) Law
5 38 (2.84%) Legal
6 37 (2.77%) Public Sector
7 30 (2.24%) Retail
8 27 (2.02%) Marketing
9 24 (1.79%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.27%) Electronics
10 17 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.12%) Front Office
12 13 (0.97%) Games
13 9 (0.67%) Publishing
14 8 (0.60%) Japanese Language
15 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.37%) Advertising
17 3 (0.22%) Back Office
17 3 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 333 (24.89%) Network Engineer
2 152 (11.36%) Analyst
3 122 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 122 (9.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 112 (8.37%) Security Engineer
5 107 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 95 (7.10%) Support Engineer
7 75 (5.61%) Architect
8 72 (5.38%) Consultant
9 57 (4.26%) IT Engineer
10 50 (3.74%) Cisco Engineer
11 48 (3.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 48 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
12 47 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
13 44 (3.29%) Information Analyst
14 43 (3.21%) Information Security Analyst
15 41 (3.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 37 (2.77%) Administrator
17 35 (2.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 34 (2.54%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 33 (2.47%) WebSockets
3 25 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
4 20 (1.49%) Kafka
5 18 (1.35%) .NET
6 17 (1.27%) Web Services
7 16 (1.20%) REST
8 14 (1.05%) Node.js
9 12 (0.90%) XMPP
10 11 (0.82%) YAML
11 10 (0.75%) HTML
11 10 (0.75%) HTML5
11 10 (0.75%) JSON
12 7 (0.52%) LDAP
12 7 (0.52%) SAML
13 6 (0.45%) WebRTC
14 5 (0.37%) CSS3
14 5 (0.37%) jQuery
14 5 (0.37%) OAuth
14 5 (0.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 205 (15.32%) Data Centre
2 81 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 79 (5.90%) Public Cloud
4 63 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 35 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
7 33 (2.47%) PKI
8 31 (2.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 25 (1.87%) User Experience
10 24 (1.79%) Private Cloud
11 23 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
12 21 (1.57%) Cloud Native
13 20 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
15 17 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
17 13 (0.97%) Clustering
18 11 (0.82%) Mobile App
18 11 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 467 (34.90%) Windows
2 291 (21.75%) Linux
3 243 (18.16%) Windows Server
4 94 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (6.50%) Windows 10
6 75 (5.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 63 (4.71%) Unix
8 60 (4.48%) Windows 7
9 53 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (2.91%) Android
10 39 (2.91%) Apple iOS
11 31 (2.32%) Ubuntu
12 25 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 24 (1.79%) CentOS
14 20 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
15 17 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (1.12%) Debian
16 15 (1.12%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.97%) Solaris
18 11 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (17.79%) Information Security
2 227 (16.97%) Cybersecurity
3 200 (14.95%) SIEM
4 151 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 133 (9.94%) DevOps
5 133 (9.94%) ITIL
6 112 (8.37%) Security Operations
7 105 (7.85%) Load Balancing
8 93 (6.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 86 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
10 80 (5.98%) Migration
11 78 (5.83%) Project Delivery
12 77 (5.75%) Network Monitoring
13 76 (5.68%) Computer Science
13 76 (5.68%) Project Management
14 73 (5.46%) Analytics
15 72 (5.38%) Change Management
15 72 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
16 69 (5.16%) Security Architecture
17 64 (4.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 173 (12.93%) Python
2 169 (12.63%) PowerShell
3 99 (7.40%) SQL
4 98 (7.32%) Java
5 70 (5.23%) Bash Shell
6 43 (3.21%) C#
7 41 (3.06%) JavaScript
8 36 (2.69%) Ruby
9 34 (2.54%) Perl
10 33 (2.47%) Go
11 26 (1.94%) PHP
12 24 (1.79%) C
13 19 (1.42%) VBScript
14 17 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.05%) C++
16 9 (0.67%) Scala
17 5 (0.37%) Groovy
18 4 (0.30%) Clojure
19 3 (0.22%) R
20 2 (0.15%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 331 (24.74%) Cisco Certification
2 194 (14.50%) CCNP
3 141 (10.54%) CCNA
4 136 (10.16%) CISSP
5 122 (9.12%) Degree
6 85 (6.35%) CISM
7 60 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 55 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 49 (3.66%) CCIE
10 45 (3.36%) CISA
10 45 (3.36%) SANS
11 44 (3.29%) MCSE
12 24 (1.79%) CCDP
12 24 (1.79%) Security Cleared
13 21 (1.57%) CEH
13 21 (1.57%) Master's Degree
13 21 (1.57%) MCP
14 20 (1.49%) CCSA
15 17 (1.27%) JNCIA
16 16 (1.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.50%) GDPR
2 78 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (4.71%) PCI DSS
4 52 (3.89%) SLA
5 38 (2.84%) NIST
6 33 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 28 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (0.60%) QA
10 7 (0.52%) COBIT
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.15%) FINRA
12 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.15%) NCSC
12 2 (0.15%) PMO
13 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
System Software
1 324 (24.22%) Active Directory
2 150 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (7.85%) Hyper-V
4 90 (6.73%) Docker
5 44 (3.29%) XenApp
6 42 (3.14%) XenDesktop
7 38 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (2.69%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (1.79%) vSphere
10 20 (1.49%) Firmware
11 13 (0.97%) VMware NSX
12 7 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.37%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.37%) ProxySG
13 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.22%) BIND 9
15 3 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 110 (8.22%) Ansible
2 85 (6.35%) Kubernetes
3 81 (6.05%) Terraform
4 73 (5.46%) SCCM
5 54 (4.04%) Puppet
6 39 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 36 (2.69%) FortiGate
8 28 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (1.72%) Nagios
10 22 (1.64%) Opsview
11 19 (1.42%) ZABBIX
12 18 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (1.20%) Grafana
13 16 (1.20%) QRadar
14 15 (1.12%) Packer
15 14 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
16 13 (0.97%) Netcool
17 12 (0.90%) WSUS
18 11 (0.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 560 (41.85%) Cisco
2 394 (29.45%) Microsoft
3 259 (19.36%) VMware
4 209 (15.62%) Palo Alto
5 173 (12.93%) CheckPoint
6 131 (9.79%) Citrix
7 102 (7.62%) Juniper
8 96 (7.17%) F5
9 92 (6.88%) HP
10 90 (6.73%) Meraki
11 64 (4.78%) Fortinet
12 61 (4.56%) Splunk
13 51 (3.81%) Google
14 47 (3.51%) Dell
15 42 (3.14%) Aruba
16 41 (3.06%) SolarWinds
17 40 (2.99%) ArcSight
18 32 (2.39%) Red Hat
19 31 (2.32%) McAfee
20 30 (2.24%) Infoblox