The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 297 312 303
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 10 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.096% 0.047% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.051% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £57,500 £49,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.16% +16.47%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +20.48%
Firewall Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9678 9785 10271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.33% 92.84% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8282 8282 9207
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the City of London region.

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) CCSA
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Network Design
6 4 (33.33%) HSRP
6 4 (33.33%) GLBP
6 4 (33.33%) Meraki
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 4 (33.33%) VRRP
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
6 4 (33.33%) RIP
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (16.67%) CCSE
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (8.33%) Aruba
8 1 (8.33%) Junos
8 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) RIP
5 4 (33.33%) HSRP
5 4 (33.33%) GLBP
5 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 4 (33.33%) VRRP
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Meraki
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper