Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3174 3384 3718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.29% 4.40% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.78% 27.87% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2697 2968 3255
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
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 11029 12144 14168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.89% 15.80% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8985 10403 12031
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +22 588 £53,500 -2.73% 33
West London -3 228 £45,000 - 23
South London -12 104 £37,500 -21.05% 1
East London +1 62 £56,250 +50.00% 13
North London -8 24 £43,750 -20.45%
Firewall
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, 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 1410 (44.42%) Windows
2 1398 (44.05%) Cisco
3 936 (29.49%) Active Directory
4 933 (29.40%) Linux
5 885 (27.88%) Microsoft
6 866 (27.28%) VMware
7 824 (25.96%) Finance
8 816 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
9 802 (25.27%) WAN
10 793 (24.98%) VPN
11 789 (24.86%) DNS
12 786 (24.76%) Windows Server
13 735 (23.16%) LAN
14 726 (22.87%) TCP/IP
15 591 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 571 (17.99%) CCNP
17 540 (17.01%) Network Security
18 507 (15.97%) CheckPoint
19 503 (15.85%) Information Security
20 492 (15.50%) SIEM
21 481 (15.15%) Juniper
22 480 (15.12%) MS Exchange
23 467 (14.71%) DHCP
24 459 (14.46%) CCNA
25 455 (14.34%) ITIL
26 439 (13.83%) Office 365
27 433 (13.64%) BGP
28 424 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
29 419 (13.20%) Palo Alto
30 416 (13.11%) 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
1 480 (15.12%) MS Exchange
2 194 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (4.88%) IIS
4 146 (4.60%) Apache
5 129 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 129 (4.06%) SharePoint
6 111 (3.50%) Tomcat
7 91 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 87 (2.74%) Skype for Business
9 73 (2.30%) nginx
10 51 (1.61%) Confluence
11 43 (1.35%) OpenStack
12 39 (1.23%) CMS
12 39 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 31 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 28 (0.88%) JBoss
15 25 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 21 (0.66%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (0.47%) CloudStack
Applications
1 191 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 46 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.095%) HipChat
6 3 (0.095%) InDesign
6 3 (0.095%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (0.69%) RMDS
2 8 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.095%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.063%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.032%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.032%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.032%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.032%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.032%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.032%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 439 (13.83%) Office 365
2 424 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 364 (11.47%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (2.99%) IaaS
5 74 (2.33%) PaaS
6 69 (2.17%) SaaS
7 65 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 46 (1.45%) Mimecast
9 36 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 30 (0.95%) G Suite
11 28 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 26 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
16 19 (0.60%) Amazon S3
17 14 (0.44%) npm
18 11 (0.35%) Slack
19 10 (0.32%) Dropbox
20 8 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 802 (25.27%) WAN
2 793 (24.98%) VPN
3 789 (24.86%) DNS
4 735 (23.16%) LAN
5 726 (22.87%) TCP/IP
6 540 (17.01%) Network Security
7 467 (14.71%) DHCP
8 433 (13.64%) BGP
9 416 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
10 413 (13.01%) MPLS
11 384 (12.10%) OSPF
12 375 (11.81%) Wireless
13 366 (11.53%) SAN
14 302 (9.51%) Internet
15 298 (9.39%) VLAN
16 286 (9.01%) VoIP
17 251 (7.91%) IPsec
18 229 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
19 210 (6.62%) SSL
20 198 (6.24%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 187 (5.89%) MySQL
3 46 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 44 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 36 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
7 30 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (0.76%) Big Data
8 24 (0.76%) Redis
9 20 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (0.60%) Relational Database
11 18 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 18 (0.57%) Oracle Database
11 18 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (0.54%) MS Access
12 17 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (0.50%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 129 (4.06%) Jenkins
2 127 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 106 (3.34%) JIRA
4 85 (2.68%) Maven
5 74 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 55 (1.73%) Subversion
7 44 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 43 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
10 28 (0.88%) Metasploit
11 27 (0.85%) Visual Studio
12 17 (0.54%) Selenium
13 15 (0.47%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.44%) gulp
14 14 (0.44%) Liquibase
14 14 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (0.41%) Burp Suite
16 10 (0.32%) AppScan
17 9 (0.28%) InstallShield
17 9 (0.28%) Paros
General
1 824 (25.96%) Finance
2 346 (10.90%) Banking
3 176 (5.55%) Telecoms
4 125 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 113 (3.56%) Law
6 79 (2.49%) Retail Banking
7 56 (1.76%) Legal
8 48 (1.51%) Front Office
9 42 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 37 (1.17%) Retail
11 34 (1.07%) Publishing
12 30 (0.95%) Back Office
13 29 (0.91%) Marketing
14 27 (0.85%) Games
15 18 (0.57%) Advertising
16 11 (0.35%) Electronics
16 11 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.32%) French Language
18 5 (0.16%) Aerospace
19 4 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 701 (22.09%) Network Engineer
2 545 (17.17%) Analyst
3 331 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 293 (9.23%) Security Analyst
5 290 (9.14%) Support Engineer
6 261 (8.22%) Security Engineer
7 250 (7.88%) IT Engineer
8 201 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 200 (6.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 195 (6.14%) Administrator
11 194 (6.11%) Cisco Engineer
12 170 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 165 (5.20%) Operations Engineer
14 163 (5.14%) Architect
15 142 (4.47%) Network Security Engineer
16 141 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 140 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
18 127 (4.00%) IT Support
19 122 (3.84%) Consultant
20 114 (3.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (3.75%) .NET
2 87 (2.74%) LAMP
3 85 (2.68%) 802.1X
4 70 (2.21%) Web Services
5 62 (1.95%) HTML
6 59 (1.86%) LEMP Stack
7 41 (1.29%) XMPP
8 35 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
9 34 (1.07%) XML
10 29 (0.91%) J2EE
11 23 (0.72%) Node.js
12 22 (0.69%) CSS
13 21 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
13 21 (0.66%) Middleware
14 19 (0.60%) ASP.NET
15 17 (0.54%) Regular Expression
16 16 (0.50%) Spring
17 15 (0.47%) Sensu
17 15 (0.47%) Spring MVC
18 14 (0.44%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 394 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 221 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 194 (6.11%) Management Information System
4 159 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
6 95 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
7 90 (2.84%) Clustering
8 74 (2.33%) Public Cloud
9 73 (2.30%) Replication
10 71 (2.24%) Fintech
11 55 (1.73%) PKI
12 54 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
13 51 (1.61%) Hedge funds
14 50 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
15 48 (1.51%) Client/Server
16 41 (1.29%) Blackberry
17 39 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
18 38 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
19 36 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 31 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1410 (44.42%) Windows
2 933 (29.40%) Linux
3 786 (24.76%) Windows Server
4 360 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 337 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 285 (8.98%) Windows 7
7 269 (8.48%) Unix
8 205 (6.46%) Windows 10
9 174 (5.48%) CentOS
10 128 (4.03%) Windows 8
11 109 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 102 (3.21%) Ubuntu
13 98 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 84 (2.65%) Windows XP
15 82 (2.58%) Mac OS X
16 66 (2.08%) Apple iOS
17 53 (1.67%) Debian
18 45 (1.42%) Solaris
19 41 (1.29%) Mac OS
20 40 (1.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (15.85%) Information Security
2 492 (15.50%) SIEM
3 455 (14.34%) ITIL
4 362 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
5 342 (10.78%) DevOps
6 331 (10.43%) Cybersecurity
7 245 (7.72%) Network Design
8 232 (7.31%) Load Balancing
9 221 (6.96%) Security Operations
10 217 (6.84%) Vulnerability Management
11 212 (6.68%) Penetration Testing
12 177 (5.58%) Data Protection
13 170 (5.36%) Configuration Management
14 158 (4.98%) Disaster Recovery
14 158 (4.98%) High Availability
15 153 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
16 152 (4.79%) Network Monitoring
17 145 (4.57%) Mentoring
17 145 (4.57%) Migration
17 145 (4.57%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 381 (12.00%) SQL
2 284 (8.95%) PowerShell
3 264 (8.32%) Python
4 261 (8.22%) Java
5 205 (6.46%) Bash Shell
6 178 (5.61%) Perl
7 98 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 90 (2.84%) Ruby
9 80 (2.52%) VB
10 67 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 64 (2.02%) PHP
12 63 (1.98%) C
13 62 (1.95%) VBScript
14 53 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 43 (1.35%) C#
16 29 (0.91%) C++
17 18 (0.57%) Go
18 14 (0.44%) Tcl
19 10 (0.32%) Jython
20 8 (0.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 816 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 571 (17.99%) CCNP
3 459 (14.46%) CCNA
4 375 (11.81%) Degree
5 374 (11.78%) CISSP
6 250 (7.88%) CISM
7 218 (6.87%) CCIE
8 217 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 153 (4.82%) MCSE
10 136 (4.28%) CISA
11 114 (3.59%) CEH
12 95 (2.99%) GIAC
13 91 (2.87%) CCSA
14 83 (2.61%) JNCIP
14 83 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 79 (2.49%) MCSA
16 78 (2.46%) MCP
17 75 (2.36%) CCSE
18 74 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
19 67 (2.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 182 (5.73%) SLA
3 117 (3.69%) PCI DSS
4 99 (3.12%) QA
5 74 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 70 (2.21%) GDPR
7 63 (1.98%) Cyber Essentials
8 25 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.63%) NIST 800
11 12 (0.38%) COBIT
12 10 (0.32%) GCP
13 6 (0.19%) SSAE 16
14 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.095%) ISAE 3402
15 3 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 2 (0.063%) BS7799
16 2 (0.063%) HIPAA
16 2 (0.063%) MiFID
17 1 (0.032%) COSO
System Software
1 936 (29.49%) Active Directory
2 591 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 304 (9.58%) Hyper-V
4 135 (4.25%) Docker
5 133 (4.19%) XenApp
6 125 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
7 109 (3.43%) vSphere
8 104 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
9 75 (2.36%) KVM
10 72 (2.27%) Xen
11 49 (1.54%) NFS
12 47 (1.48%) XenDesktop
13 45 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
13 45 (1.42%) XenServer
14 35 (1.10%) Terminal Services
15 31 (0.98%) iptables
16 27 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
17 24 (0.76%) Snort
18 23 (0.72%) Varnish
19 19 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 219 (6.90%) Puppet
2 188 (5.92%) Ansible
3 120 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
4 115 (3.62%) SCCM
5 108 (3.40%) Nagios
6 85 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 85 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 85 (2.68%) Nessus
7 73 (2.30%) FortiGate
8 63 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
9 61 (1.92%) SCOM
10 53 (1.67%) Terraform
11 46 (1.45%) Kubernetes
11 46 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
12 44 (1.39%) PowerBroker
13 42 (1.32%) QRadar
14 41 (1.29%) WSUS
15 40 (1.26%) Cacti
16 38 (1.20%) Nmap
16 38 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1398 (44.05%) Cisco
2 885 (27.88%) Microsoft
3 866 (27.28%) VMware
4 507 (15.97%) CheckPoint
5 481 (15.15%) Juniper
6 419 (13.20%) Palo Alto
7 382 (12.04%) Citrix
8 261 (8.22%) F5
9 248 (7.81%) HP
10 153 (4.82%) SolarWinds
11 131 (4.13%) Red Hat
12 125 (3.94%) Oracle
13 117 (3.69%) Dell
14 116 (3.65%) Fortinet
15 109 (3.43%) Veeam
16 108 (3.40%) Splunk
17 92 (2.90%) Riverbed
18 87 (2.74%) NetApp
19 81 (2.55%) Meraki
19 81 (2.55%) Symantec