Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 58 70
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,784 3,196 3,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.98% 4.58% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.08% 29.07% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,350 2,797 3,077
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,900 £29,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,350
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 9,915 10,993 13,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.19% 15.75% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8,298 9,351 11,401
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +8.50% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -26 536 £55,000 +4.76% 85
West London -11 188 £46,500 +21.85% 44
East London +5 78 £48,750 +10.80% 18
South London -32 72 £46,000 -3.16% 16
North London -21 12 £47,500 +1.06% 5
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 1,225 (44.00%) Windows
2 1,121 (40.27%) Cisco
3 808 (29.02%) Microsoft
4 784 (28.16%) Linux
5 771 (27.69%) Active Directory
6 697 (25.04%) Windows Server
7 693 (24.89%) Finance
8 682 (24.50%) VMware
9 671 (24.10%) WAN
10 652 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
11 628 (22.56%) TCP/IP
12 619 (22.23%) DNS
13 607 (21.80%) LAN
14 605 (21.73%) VPN
15 577 (20.73%) Network Security
16 524 (18.82%) Information Security
17 475 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 462 (16.59%) SIEM
19 442 (15.88%) CCNP
20 424 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
21 408 (14.66%) ITIL
22 398 (14.30%) DHCP
23 377 (13.54%) Cybersecurity
24 375 (13.47%) CISSP
25 369 (13.25%) Office 365
26 364 (13.07%) CCNA
27 362 (13.00%) CheckPoint
27 362 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
28 361 (12.97%) MS Exchange
29 342 (12.28%) Degree

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
1 361 (12.97%) MS Exchange
2 140 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 126 (4.53%) IIS
4 119 (4.27%) SharePoint
5 90 (3.23%) Apache
5 90 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 90 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 81 (2.91%) CMS
7 69 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 55 (1.98%) nginx
9 47 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 40 (1.44%) OpenStack
11 39 (1.40%) Confluence
12 36 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.68%) SAS
15 17 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 15 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
16 15 (0.54%) JBoss
16 15 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 168 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 33 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.036%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.036%) HipChat
6 1 (0.036%) InDesign
6 1 (0.036%) LibreOffice
6 1 (0.036%) Maya
6 1 (0.036%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 1 (0.036%) NUKE
6 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.036%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.036%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.036%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.14%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.072%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.072%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.036%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.036%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 424 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 369 (13.25%) Office 365
3 362 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
4 116 (4.17%) IaaS
5 89 (3.20%) PaaS
6 84 (3.02%) SaaS
7 55 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 30 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (1.01%) Mimecast
10 24 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 24 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (0.86%) G Suite
11 23 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (0.57%) npm
13 14 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.43%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.43%) GitHub
16 10 (0.36%) Datadog
16 10 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 671 (24.10%) WAN
2 628 (22.56%) TCP/IP
3 619 (22.23%) DNS
4 607 (21.80%) LAN
5 605 (21.73%) VPN
6 577 (20.73%) Network Security
7 398 (14.30%) DHCP
8 340 (12.21%) MPLS
9 286 (10.27%) Wireless
10 283 (10.17%) Cisco ASA
11 282 (10.13%) BGP
12 268 (9.63%) OSPF
13 257 (9.23%) VoIP
14 250 (8.98%) SAN
15 203 (7.29%) Internet
15 203 (7.29%) VLAN
16 191 (6.86%) IPsec
17 163 (5.85%) Cisco Nexus
18 157 (5.64%) Intrusion Detection
19 132 (4.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 155 (5.57%) MySQL
3 54 (1.94%) NoSQL
4 46 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 29 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 26 (0.93%) Redis
9 22 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (0.75%) Big Data
10 21 (0.75%) MS Access
11 20 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (0.47%) MariaDB
14 13 (0.47%) Relational Database
15 8 (0.29%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 121 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 101 (3.63%) Git (software)
3 93 (3.34%) JIRA
4 51 (1.83%) Maven
4 51 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 46 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 45 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 37 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 30 (1.08%) Metasploit
9 29 (1.04%) Visual Studio
10 28 (1.01%) Subversion
11 22 (0.79%) Burp Suite
11 22 (0.79%) Selenium
12 17 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 16 (0.57%) Liquibase
14 15 (0.54%) gulp
15 14 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 13 (0.47%) Hudson
16 13 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (0.43%) Artifactory
General
1 693 (24.89%) Finance
2 205 (7.36%) Banking
3 169 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 110 (3.95%) Law
5 72 (2.59%) Legal
6 62 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 55 (1.98%) Retail
8 39 (1.40%) Marketing
9 36 (1.29%) Advertising
9 36 (1.29%) Front Office
9 36 (1.29%) Retail Banking
10 34 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.08%) Games
12 29 (1.04%) Publishing
13 19 (0.68%) Back Office
14 14 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.25%) Electronics
16 5 (0.18%) French Language
17 4 (0.14%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.072%) German Language
Job Titles
1 522 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 491 (17.64%) Analyst
3 308 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 280 (10.06%) Security Analyst
5 227 (8.15%) Support Engineer
6 201 (7.22%) Security Engineer
7 177 (6.36%) Administrator
8 163 (5.85%) IT Engineer
9 160 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
10 158 (5.68%) Consultant
11 147 (5.28%) Architect
12 146 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
13 141 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 141 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
14 132 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
15 120 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 103 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
17 100 (3.59%) Support Analyst
18 94 (3.38%) IT Support
19 93 (3.34%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (4.02%) .NET
2 66 (2.37%) LAMP
3 61 (2.19%) Web Services
4 55 (1.98%) 802.1X
5 53 (1.90%) XMPP
6 45 (1.62%) HTML
7 41 (1.47%) LDAP
8 39 (1.40%) LEMP Stack
9 32 (1.15%) Node.js
10 30 (1.08%) J2EE
11 25 (0.90%) ASP.NET
12 24 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
13 20 (0.72%) Spring MVC
14 19 (0.68%) Kafka
15 17 (0.61%) CSS
15 17 (0.61%) Middleware
15 17 (0.61%) Spring
15 17 (0.61%) XML
16 16 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
17 15 (0.54%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 315 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 217 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 187 (6.72%) Computer Science
4 141 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (2.98%) Data Protection Act
6 71 (2.55%) Clustering
7 70 (2.51%) Fintech
8 66 (2.37%) Public Cloud
9 65 (2.33%) Replication
10 63 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 59 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
12 57 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
13 51 (1.83%) Client/Server
14 45 (1.62%) Private Cloud
15 44 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 41 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
17 38 (1.36%) PKI
18 36 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
19 30 (1.08%) Driving Licence
20 29 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,225 (44.00%) Windows
2 784 (28.16%) Linux
3 697 (25.04%) Windows Server
4 292 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 283 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 226 (8.12%) Unix
7 181 (6.50%) Windows 7
8 160 (5.75%) Windows 10
9 127 (4.56%) CentOS
10 107 (3.84%) Windows 8
11 106 (3.81%) Ubuntu
12 99 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 93 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 88 (3.16%) Mac OS X
15 58 (2.08%) Windows XP
16 57 (2.05%) Apple iOS
17 51 (1.83%) Debian
18 39 (1.40%) Solaris
19 35 (1.26%) Kali Linux
20 31 (1.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (18.82%) Information Security
2 462 (16.59%) SIEM
3 408 (14.66%) ITIL
4 377 (13.54%) Cybersecurity
5 323 (11.60%) DevOps
6 295 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
7 257 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
8 204 (7.33%) Penetration Testing
9 187 (6.72%) Security Operations
10 174 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 170 (6.11%) Network Design
12 166 (5.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 165 (5.93%) Load Balancing
14 159 (5.71%) Migration
15 158 (5.68%) Mentoring
16 150 (5.39%) Patch Management
17 144 (5.17%) Security Architecture
18 138 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
19 136 (4.89%) High Availability
20 135 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 289 (10.38%) SQL
2 267 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 228 (8.19%) Python
4 185 (6.65%) Java
5 150 (5.39%) Bash Shell
6 145 (5.21%) Perl
7 89 (3.20%) Ruby
8 79 (2.84%) JavaScript
9 74 (2.66%) PHP
10 70 (2.51%) T-SQL
11 65 (2.33%) C
12 59 (2.12%) VB
13 46 (1.65%) C#
14 40 (1.44%) VBScript
15 24 (0.86%) Go
15 24 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 22 (0.79%) C++
17 9 (0.32%) Tcl
18 6 (0.22%) Korn
18 6 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 652 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
2 442 (15.88%) CCNP
3 375 (13.47%) CISSP
4 364 (13.07%) CCNA
5 342 (12.28%) Degree
6 202 (7.26%) CISM
7 193 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 185 (6.65%) CCIE
9 140 (5.03%) MCSE
10 107 (3.84%) GIAC
11 105 (3.77%) SANS
12 98 (3.52%) CISA
13 92 (3.30%) CEH
14 77 (2.77%) JNCIP
15 75 (2.69%) MCSA
16 69 (2.48%) CCSA
17 65 (2.33%) Security Cleared
18 62 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
18 62 (2.23%) MCP
19 61 (2.19%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (4.92%) SLA
3 109 (3.92%) PCI DSS
4 89 (3.20%) GDPR
5 76 (2.73%) QA
6 65 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 37 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 30 (1.08%) COBIT
9 29 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (0.61%) GCP
11 15 (0.54%) NIST 800
12 9 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.29%) PMO
14 7 (0.25%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.14%) BS7799
15 4 (0.14%) COSO
15 4 (0.14%) MiFID
16 3 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 771 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 475 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 147 (5.28%) Docker
5 110 (3.95%) XenApp
6 109 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
7 97 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
8 89 (3.20%) vSphere
9 51 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
10 45 (1.62%) XenDesktop
11 36 (1.29%) Snort
12 34 (1.22%) KVM
13 32 (1.15%) iptables
14 29 (1.04%) XenServer
15 28 (1.01%) Xen
16 25 (0.90%) VMware NSX
16 25 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
17 24 (0.86%) NFS
18 23 (0.83%) Terminal Services
19 20 (0.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 202 (7.26%) Puppet
2 191 (6.86%) Ansible
3 132 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (3.74%) SCCM
5 93 (3.34%) Nagios
6 92 (3.30%) Nessus
7 76 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
8 64 (2.30%) Kubernetes
9 61 (2.19%) FortiGate
10 56 (2.01%) Backup Exec
10 56 (2.01%) SCOM
11 54 (1.94%) QRadar
12 47 (1.69%) CSIRT
13 46 (1.65%) ZABBIX
14 44 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
15 40 (1.44%) vCenter Server
16 39 (1.40%) Terraform
17 38 (1.36%) Cisco UCCE
17 38 (1.36%) Salt
18 36 (1.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,121 (40.27%) Cisco
2 808 (29.02%) Microsoft
3 682 (24.50%) VMware
4 362 (13.00%) CheckPoint
5 312 (11.21%) Juniper
6 311 (11.17%) Palo Alto
7 299 (10.74%) Citrix
8 200 (7.18%) F5
9 192 (6.90%) HP
10 114 (4.09%) Fortinet
11 112 (4.02%) SolarWinds
12 108 (3.88%) Oracle
13 98 (3.52%) Dell
14 90 (3.23%) Veeam
15 86 (3.09%) Red Hat
16 84 (3.02%) Splunk
17 81 (2.91%) Riverbed
18 76 (2.73%) Apple
18 76 (2.73%) Meraki
19 71 (2.55%) NetApp