Firewall Jobs with Work from Home Options

Firewall
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 70 85 142
Rank change year-on-year +15 +57 -37
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1,356 1,685 1,776
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.01% 3.86% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.59% 34.07% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 1,303 1,413
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
75th Percentile £65,500 £73,875 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £83,484 £83,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,299 4,946 7,253
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.68% 11.32% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,445 3,636 4,875
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,569 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £73,675
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,852 £87,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

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Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Firewall trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Firewall.

Firewall salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Firewall over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Firewall salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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
1 161 (11.87%) Microsoft Exchange
2 114 (8.41%) SharePoint
3 69 (5.09%) Apache
4 62 (4.57%) IIS
5 16 (1.18%) CMS
6 14 (1.03%) nginx
7 12 (0.88%) WordPress
8 9 (0.66%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.66%) Confluence
9 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.22%) SAS
13 1 (0.074%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.074%) Drupal
13 1 (0.074%) uWSGI
Applications
1 40 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.37%) Trello
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.22%) SPSS
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.074%) 1Password
6 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 642 (47.35%) Azure
2 422 (31.12%) Microsoft 365
3 243 (17.92%) AWS
4 150 (11.06%) Entra ID
5 71 (5.24%) Amazon S3
6 69 (5.09%) GCP
7 59 (4.35%) IaaS
8 56 (4.13%) SaaS
9 49 (3.61%) Azure DevOps
10 44 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (3.24%) PaaS
11 30 (2.21%) OneDrive
12 29 (2.14%) Azure Sentinel
12 29 (2.14%) GitHub
13 20 (1.47%) Azure Storage
14 15 (1.11%) Azure Monitor
14 15 (1.11%) Mimecast
15 13 (0.96%) Google Workspace
15 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Purview
16 12 (0.88%) Google Kubernetes Engine
Communications & Networking
1 405 (29.87%) VPN
2 384 (28.32%) WAN
3 348 (25.66%) DNS
4 320 (23.60%) LAN
5 230 (16.96%) TCP/IP
6 216 (15.93%) DHCP
7 193 (14.23%) Wireless
8 190 (14.01%) Wi-Fi
9 171 (12.61%) Network Security
10 149 (10.99%) VLAN
11 146 (10.77%) Internet
12 144 (10.62%) SD-WAN
13 96 (7.08%) IPsec
14 95 (7.01%) MPLS
15 93 (6.86%) SAN
16 84 (6.19%) BGP
17 79 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
18 71 (5.24%) SNMP
19 66 (4.87%) VoIP
20 62 (4.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (4.79%) MongoDB
4 33 (2.43%) MySQL
5 27 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (0.66%) Power BI
8 6 (0.44%) Redis
9 4 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.29%) DB2
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.22%) Big Data
10 3 (0.22%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.15%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.15%) OLAP
11 2 (0.15%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.15%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 34 (2.51%) Jenkins
2 32 (2.36%) Git
3 29 (2.14%) JIRA
4 12 (0.88%) GitLab
5 10 (0.74%) Trac
6 9 (0.66%) Spinnaker
7 4 (0.29%) Burp Suite
7 4 (0.29%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.29%) Subversion
8 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.15%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.074%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.074%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.074%) Postman
10 1 (0.074%) Selenium
10 1 (0.074%) TeamCity
General
1 387 (28.54%) Social Skills
2 191 (14.09%) Finance
3 110 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (4.20%) Law
5 56 (4.13%) Retail
6 55 (4.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 52 (3.83%) Telecoms
8 43 (3.17%) Public Sector
9 42 (3.10%) Legal
10 35 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
11 28 (2.06%) Documentation Skills
12 26 (1.92%) Marketing
13 22 (1.62%) Banking
14 20 (1.47%) Games
15 13 (0.96%) Advertising
16 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.88%) Police
17 11 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
18 7 (0.52%) Military
19 6 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 230 (16.96%) Network Engineer
2 207 (15.27%) Senior
3 187 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 153 (11.28%) IT Engineer
5 126 (9.29%) Lead
6 115 (8.48%) Support Engineer
7 106 (7.82%) Consultant
8 97 (7.15%) Analyst
9 95 (7.01%) Architect
10 82 (6.05%) IT Support
11 62 (4.57%) IT Support Engineer
12 61 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
13 58 (4.28%) Security Engineer
14 54 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
14 54 (3.98%) NetApp Consultant
15 51 (3.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 50 (3.69%) Security Analyst
17 46 (3.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 46 (3.39%) Azure Engineer
17 46 (3.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.79%) YAML
2 54 (3.98%) RabbitMQ
3 41 (3.02%) REST
4 28 (2.06%) .NET
5 19 (1.40%) AngularJS
5 19 (1.40%) ASP.NET
5 19 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (1.40%) CSS
5 19 (1.40%) HTML
5 19 (1.40%) jQuery
5 19 (1.40%) React
5 19 (1.40%) Tailwind CSS
5 19 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (1.40%) Vue
5 19 (1.40%) WPF
6 17 (1.25%) OAuth
7 15 (1.11%) ARM Templates
7 15 (1.11%) OpenID
7 15 (1.11%) SAML
8 13 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 205 (15.12%) Data Centre
2 96 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 71 (5.24%) Driving Licence
4 66 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (3.10%) Cyber Threat
5 42 (3.10%) Public Cloud
6 34 (2.51%) PKI
7 30 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
8 26 (1.92%) Onboarding
9 23 (1.70%) Security Posture
10 20 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.18%) Cloud Native
13 15 (1.11%) Clustering
14 12 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 12 (0.88%) PMI
15 11 (0.81%) Replication
16 10 (0.74%) iPad
17 9 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 591 (43.58%) Windows
2 332 (24.48%) Windows Server
3 320 (23.60%) Linux
4 80 (5.90%) Windows Server 2016
5 68 (5.01%) Windows 10
6 61 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (3.98%) Data ONTAP
7 54 (3.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 45 (3.32%) Ubuntu
9 42 (3.10%) VMS
10 34 (2.51%) Apple iOS
11 33 (2.43%) Unix
12 32 (2.36%) Android
13 25 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (1.62%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.52%) CentOS
17 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.29%) Kali Linux
19 3 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (21.90%) Problem-Solving
2 296 (21.83%) Cybersecurity
3 263 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 184 (13.57%) Agile
5 175 (12.91%) ITIL
6 147 (10.84%) DevOps
7 138 (10.18%) SIEM
8 135 (9.96%) Information Security
9 123 (9.07%) Project Management
10 122 (9.00%) Actionable Insight
11 109 (8.04%) Customer Service
12 104 (7.67%) Migration
13 101 (7.45%) Infrastructure Management
14 93 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 87 (6.42%) CI/CD
16 86 (6.34%) Cloud Security
16 86 (6.34%) Mentoring
17 80 (5.90%) Release Management
17 80 (5.90%) Security Operations
18 74 (5.46%) Incident Response
Programming Languages
1 155 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 144 (10.62%) Python
3 79 (5.83%) SQL
4 54 (3.98%) Bash
5 49 (3.61%) C#
6 41 (3.02%) Java
7 24 (1.77%) VBScript
8 19 (1.40%) XAML
9 18 (1.33%) Bicep
10 14 (1.03%) VB
11 13 (0.96%) PHP
12 11 (0.81%) Perl
13 6 (0.44%) Kusto Query Language
14 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.074%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.074%) C
15 1 (0.074%) Go
15 1 (0.074%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 198 (14.60%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (12.09%) Security Cleared
3 151 (11.14%) Degree
4 122 (9.00%) CCNA
5 98 (7.23%) CISSP
6 93 (6.86%) SC Cleared
7 83 (6.12%) CCNP
8 65 (4.79%) DV Cleared
9 47 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 40 (2.95%) Azure Certification
11 34 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
12 32 (2.36%) CCSP
13 31 (2.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 30 (2.21%) Network+ Certification
15 28 (2.06%) CCIE
16 27 (1.99%) MCSE
17 25 (1.84%) SSCP
18 22 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
19 21 (1.55%) GIAC
19 21 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (6.12%) NIST
3 62 (4.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 60 (4.42%) PCI DSS
5 47 (3.47%) SLA
6 31 (2.29%) GDPR
7 27 (1.99%) SOC 2
8 19 (1.40%) GRC
9 17 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 16 (1.18%) QA
11 9 (0.66%) NCSC
12 6 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.29%) COBIT
14 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.15%) GLBA
15 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 1 (0.074%) Accessibility
16 1 (0.074%) California Consumer Privacy Act
16 1 (0.074%) ISO 22301
16 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 413 (30.46%) Active Directory
2 277 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (16.30%) Hyper-V
4 119 (8.78%) Docker
5 59 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (4.06%) Virtual Machines
7 47 (3.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 31 (2.29%) vSphere
9 23 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.18%) NFS
10 16 (1.18%) pfSense
11 5 (0.37%) vCloud
11 5 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.29%) KVM
13 3 (0.22%) Firmware
13 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.22%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 166 (12.24%) Ansible
2 152 (11.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 120 (8.85%) Kubernetes
4 98 (7.23%) Terraform
5 67 (4.94%) vCenter Server
6 59 (4.35%) Prometheus
7 57 (4.20%) WSUS
8 51 (3.76%) FortiGate
9 45 (3.32%) SCCM
10 33 (2.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 32 (2.36%) Grafana
12 29 (2.14%) ZABBIX
13 23 (1.70%) SCOM
13 23 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
14 20 (1.47%) Nagios
15 17 (1.25%) Nmap
16 15 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
17 14 (1.03%) HAProxy
17 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 14 (1.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 471 (34.73%) Microsoft
2 419 (30.90%) Cisco
3 400 (29.50%) VMware
4 160 (11.80%) Palo Alto
5 134 (9.88%) Meraki
6 129 (9.51%) Fortinet
7 97 (7.15%) Juniper
8 73 (5.38%) NetApp
9 70 (5.16%) Aruba
10 67 (4.94%) CheckPoint
11 66 (4.87%) Red Hat
12 61 (4.50%) Veeam
13 54 (3.98%) SolidFire
14 48 (3.54%) HP
15 38 (2.80%) SolarWinds
16 35 (2.58%) Citrix
17 30 (2.21%) Dell
18 27 (1.99%) Sophos
19 24 (1.77%) Google
19 24 (1.77%) Rapid7