Firewall Jobs in the UK excluding London

Firewall
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 61 89 79
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2,238 2,314 2,770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.21% 3.69% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.14% 25.85% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,963 1,698 2,194
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £34,000 £34,585 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £57,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £69,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,679 8,952 10,264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.44% 14.26% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,103 5,177 6,302
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,125 £31,931 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in the UK excluding London

Firewall
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Firewall in the UK excluding London

Firewall
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Firewall in the UK excluding London

Firewall
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +37 652 £43,500 -3.33% 176
North of England +32 510 £45,000 -3.23% 176
Midlands +41 422 £45,000 -5.26% 147
West Midlands +45 333 £45,000 -10.00% 81
South West +25 314 £49,000 +15.98% 100
Yorkshire +52 236 £43,750 -2.78% 67
East of England +46 222 £40,000 -11.11% 63
North West -1 195 £50,000 +5.26% 97
North East +18 88 £42,500 - 15
East Midlands +9 86 £45,000 +5.88% 64
Wales +7 73 £44,886 -0.25% 29
Scotland -60 66 £50,000 +4.17% 22
Northern Ireland +13 18 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Isle of Man - 4 £43,000 - 2
Channel Islands - 1 £100,000 -
Firewall
UK

Firewall
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 351 (15.68%) Microsoft Exchange
2 269 (12.02%) SharePoint
3 83 (3.71%) IIS
4 23 (1.03%) nginx
5 17 (0.76%) Confluence
6 16 (0.71%) WordPress
7 15 (0.67%) Apache
7 15 (0.67%) CMS
8 14 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.58%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.45%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.22%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.18%) SAS
14 2 (0.089%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.089%) Drupal
15 1 (0.045%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 148 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.31%) Trello
4 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.13%) 1Password
6 2 (0.089%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.089%) Shopify
3 1 (0.045%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1,104 (49.33%) Azure
2 906 (40.48%) Microsoft 365
3 346 (15.46%) Entra ID
4 306 (13.67%) AWS
5 97 (4.33%) GCP
6 79 (3.53%) IaaS
7 75 (3.35%) SaaS
8 68 (3.04%) OneDrive
9 62 (2.77%) PaaS
10 46 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
11 42 (1.88%) Azure DevOps
12 36 (1.61%) Mimecast
13 34 (1.52%) Azure Sentinel
14 26 (1.16%) GitHub
15 21 (0.94%) Google Workspace
16 19 (0.85%) Azure Storage
17 18 (0.80%) WhatsApp
18 17 (0.76%) Power Platform
19 16 (0.71%) Google Kubernetes Engine
19 16 (0.71%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 562 (25.11%) WAN
2 507 (22.65%) DNS
3 480 (21.45%) LAN
4 466 (20.82%) VPN
5 395 (17.65%) DHCP
6 305 (13.63%) TCP/IP
7 268 (11.97%) Wireless
8 239 (10.68%) VLAN
9 233 (10.41%) Network Security
10 213 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
11 196 (8.76%) SAN
12 165 (7.37%) SD-WAN
13 163 (7.28%) VoIP
14 147 (6.57%) BGP
15 136 (6.08%) OSPF
16 113 (5.05%) MPLS
17 107 (4.78%) Intrusion Detection
18 103 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
19 93 (4.16%) Internet
20 81 (3.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 57 (2.55%) MySQL
3 48 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (0.54%) Big Data
6 11 (0.49%) Power BI
7 10 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.36%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.18%) GIS
11 3 (0.13%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.089%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.089%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.089%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.045%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.045%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.045%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (2.23%) JIRA
2 40 (1.79%) Git
3 37 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (0.49%) Subversion
6 10 (0.45%) GNU Toolchain
6 10 (0.45%) Spinnaker
7 9 (0.40%) GitLab
8 6 (0.27%) Burp Suite
8 6 (0.27%) Trac
9 4 (0.18%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.13%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.13%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.089%) Hudson
11 2 (0.089%) Postman
11 2 (0.089%) Selenium
11 2 (0.089%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.045%) SoapUI
General
1 665 (29.71%) Social Skills
2 188 (8.40%) Finance
3 160 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 93 (4.16%) Public Sector
6 64 (2.86%) Law
7 62 (2.77%) Retail
8 58 (2.59%) Legal
9 57 (2.55%) Manufacturing
10 46 (2.06%) Documentation Skills
10 46 (2.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 45 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
12 38 (1.70%) Games
13 29 (1.30%) Marketing
14 27 (1.21%) Police
15 23 (1.03%) Local Government
15 23 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
16 19 (0.85%) Banking
17 16 (0.71%) Advertising
18 14 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 398 (17.78%) Network Engineer
2 328 (14.66%) IT Engineer
3 317 (14.16%) Support Engineer
4 303 (13.54%) Senior
5 295 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 277 (12.38%) IT Support
7 271 (12.11%) Analyst
8 164 (7.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 142 (6.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 132 (5.90%) Senior Network Engineer
11 119 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
11 119 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
12 114 (5.09%) Lead
13 105 (4.69%) Security Analyst
14 88 (3.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 88 (3.93%) IT Manager
15 84 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 84 (3.75%) Security Engineer
16 77 (3.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 75 (3.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.43%) REST
2 25 (1.12%) 802.1X
3 18 (0.80%) WebRTC
4 17 (0.76%) ARM Templates
5 16 (0.71%) LDAP
5 16 (0.71%) OAuth
6 15 (0.67%) JSON
7 12 (0.54%) SAML
8 11 (0.49%) Node.js
9 10 (0.45%) Kafka
9 10 (0.45%) OpenID
9 10 (0.45%) POSIX
10 7 (0.31%) LAMP
10 7 (0.31%) YAML
11 6 (0.27%) .NET
12 4 (0.18%) Akka
13 3 (0.13%) EDI
13 3 (0.13%) Middleware
13 3 (0.13%) Web Services
14 2 (0.089%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 232 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 173 (7.73%) Driving Licence
3 145 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 74 (3.31%) Public Cloud
5 65 (2.90%) Replication
6 64 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
7 57 (2.55%) Clustering
8 55 (2.46%) PKI
9 50 (2.23%) Security Operations Centre
10 47 (2.10%) Cyber Threat
11 43 (1.92%) Onboarding
12 36 (1.61%) CCTV
13 31 (1.39%) Cyberattack
14 30 (1.34%) CMDB
15 28 (1.25%) IoT
16 26 (1.16%) NHS
17 25 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
18 24 (1.07%) Life Science
19 21 (0.94%) Cloud Native
20 18 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,045 (46.69%) Windows
2 691 (30.88%) Windows Server
3 391 (17.47%) Linux
4 185 (8.27%) Windows 10
5 168 (7.51%) Windows Server 2016
6 138 (6.17%) Windows Server 2019
7 133 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (2.77%) Mac OS
9 47 (2.10%) Unix
10 46 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 40 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (1.39%) Android
13 29 (1.30%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.85%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.80%) VMS
16 17 (0.76%) CentOS
16 17 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.67%) Windows 8
18 14 (0.63%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.36%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (21.98%) Problem-Solving
2 468 (20.91%) Cybersecurity
3 368 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 352 (15.73%) ITIL
5 301 (13.45%) Customer Service
6 180 (8.04%) SIEM
7 174 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 150 (6.70%) Information Security
9 139 (6.21%) Mentoring
10 137 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
11 135 (6.03%) Incident Response
12 125 (5.59%) Agile
13 121 (5.41%) DevOps
14 120 (5.36%) Migration
15 118 (5.27%) Cloud Security
16 113 (5.05%) Project Delivery
17 112 (5.00%) Security Operations
18 106 (4.74%) Service Delivery
19 89 (3.98%) Network Design
19 89 (3.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 260 (11.62%) PowerShell
2 175 (7.82%) SQL
3 120 (5.36%) Python
4 92 (4.11%) Bash
5 31 (1.39%) Java
6 28 (1.25%) C#
7 21 (0.94%) VBScript
8 19 (0.85%) Bicep
9 14 (0.63%) C
9 14 (0.63%) PHP
9 14 (0.63%) VB
10 13 (0.58%) C++
10 13 (0.58%) Go
10 13 (0.58%) Perl
11 9 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.36%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.18%) Groovy
13 4 (0.18%) Ruby
13 4 (0.18%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 387 (17.29%) Security Cleared
2 343 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
3 339 (15.15%) Degree
4 235 (10.50%) CCNA
5 226 (10.10%) SC Cleared
6 150 (6.70%) CCNP
7 126 (5.63%) DV Cleared
8 120 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 76 (3.40%) CISSP
10 74 (3.31%) MCSE
11 62 (2.77%) Network+ Certification
12 56 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 44 (1.97%) Azure Certification
14 43 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
15 37 (1.65%) MCP
16 33 (1.47%) DBS Check
17 30 (1.34%) CCIE
18 29 (1.30%) Master's Degree
18 29 (1.30%) MCSA
19 24 (1.07%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (7.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (5.09%) SLA
3 110 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 73 (3.26%) GDPR
5 62 (2.77%) NIST
6 34 (1.52%) PCI DSS
7 24 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 21 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 21 (0.94%) NCSC
9 11 (0.49%) QA
9 11 (0.49%) SOC 2
10 8 (0.36%) COSHH
11 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.18%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.13%) PMO
14 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.089%) Accessibility
15 2 (0.089%) Disclosure Scotland
15 2 (0.089%) GLBA
System Software
1 811 (36.24%) Active Directory
2 478 (21.36%) Hyper-V
3 473 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 70 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 55 (2.46%) vSphere
7 47 (2.10%) Docker
8 24 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 22 (0.98%) Firmware
11 19 (0.85%) XenApp
12 17 (0.76%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.63%) VMware NSX
14 11 (0.49%) NFS
15 8 (0.36%) pfSense
15 8 (0.36%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 321 (14.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 116 (5.18%) FortiGate
3 99 (4.42%) SCCM
4 76 (3.40%) Ansible
5 72 (3.22%) Terraform
6 70 (3.13%) Kubernetes
7 63 (2.82%) WSUS
8 55 (2.46%) SCOM
9 32 (1.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 32 (1.43%) vCenter Server
10 28 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
11 23 (1.03%) Jamf Pro
12 22 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
13 20 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
13 20 (0.89%) Puppet
14 19 (0.85%) Nagios
14 19 (0.85%) SmoothWall
15 17 (0.76%) ZABBIX
16 16 (0.71%) NetBackup
16 16 (0.71%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 996 (44.50%) Microsoft
2 688 (30.74%) VMware
3 677 (30.25%) Cisco
4 170 (7.60%) Juniper
4 170 (7.60%) Veeam
5 158 (7.06%) Fortinet
6 148 (6.61%) Palo Alto
7 145 (6.48%) CheckPoint
8 139 (6.21%) Meraki
9 133 (5.94%) Aruba
10 114 (5.09%) Citrix
11 94 (4.20%) HP
12 71 (3.17%) Sophos
13 68 (3.04%) Dell
14 58 (2.59%) F5
15 55 (2.46%) Google
16 51 (2.28%) SolarWinds
17 44 (1.97%) Apple
18 43 (1.92%) Draytek
19 41 (1.83%) Splunk