The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 824 845 816
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 60 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.040% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.042% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 30
Average salary £43,250 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.61% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +10.52%
Firewall Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in England

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 31 £42,500 -21.65% 1
South East +20 14 £47,500 -2.06% 2
South West - 8 - -
Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 2
West Midlands -27 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Firewall
2 107 (78.10%) Cisco
3 104 (75.91%) CheckPoint
4 75 (54.74%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (42.34%) Juniper
5 58 (42.34%) Network Security
6 53 (38.69%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (37.23%) CCNP
8 44 (32.12%) Security Cleared
9 39 (28.47%) CCNA
10 37 (27.01%) WAN
11 36 (26.28%) LAN
12 35 (25.55%) CCSA
13 33 (24.09%) F5
14 31 (22.63%) FWSM
14 31 (22.63%) DNS
15 28 (20.44%) NetScreen
15 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
15 28 (20.44%) CCSE
16 27 (19.71%) JNCIP
17 26 (18.98%) SNMP
18 25 (18.25%) DHCP
19 21 (15.33%) CCIE
19 21 (15.33%) OSPF
19 21 (15.33%) BGP
20 20 (14.60%) UNIX
21 19 (13.87%) Wireless
21 19 (13.87%) Mentoring
22 16 (11.68%) PCI DSS
22 16 (11.68%) SonicWALL

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 137 (100.00%) Firewall
2 58 (42.34%) Network Security
3 53 (38.69%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (27.01%) WAN
5 36 (26.28%) LAN
6 31 (22.63%) DNS
6 31 (22.63%) FWSM
7 28 (20.44%) NetScreen
8 26 (18.98%) SNMP
9 25 (18.25%) DHCP
10 21 (15.33%) OSPF
10 21 (15.33%) BGP
11 19 (13.87%) Wireless
12 16 (11.68%) VoIP
13 15 (10.95%) MPLS
13 15 (10.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (9.49%) TCP/IP
15 9 (6.57%) VPN
16 7 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (4.38%) Cisco PIX
General
1 8 (5.84%) Aerospace
2 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Finance
4 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.92%) CMDB
5 4 (2.92%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Clustering
7 1 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) UNIX
2 9 (6.57%) Linux
3 6 (4.38%) Solaris
4 4 (2.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.87%) Mentoring
2 15 (10.95%) SIEM
3 10 (7.30%) Network Management
4 8 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.38%) Change Management
7 5 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.65%) Business Continuity
7 5 (3.65%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.92%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.92%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.92%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.92%) ITIL
9 3 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.46%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.46%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.46%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) Perl
1 5 (3.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 75 (54.74%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (37.23%) CCNP
3 44 (32.12%) Security Cleared
4 39 (28.47%) CCNA
5 35 (25.55%) CCSA
6 28 (20.44%) CCSE
6 28 (20.44%) SC Cleared
7 27 (19.71%) JNCIP
8 21 (15.33%) CCIE
9 11 (8.03%) JNCIE
10 8 (5.84%) Degree
11 5 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.19%) CCDP
13 2 (1.46%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
14 1 (0.73%) CISSP
14 1 (0.73%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.73%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.65%) vSphere
2 5 (3.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.73%) OpenView
Vendors
1 107 (78.10%) Cisco
2 104 (75.91%) CheckPoint
3 58 (42.34%) Juniper
4 33 (24.09%) F5
5 16 (11.68%) SonicWALL
6 14 (10.22%) Stonesoft
7 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
8 10 (7.30%) HP
9 6 (4.38%) VMware
10 5 (3.65%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.65%) Veeam
10 5 (3.65%) NetApp
10 5 (3.65%) Nokia
10 5 (3.65%) Symantec
11 3 (2.19%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.46%) Websense
12 2 (1.46%) Radware
12 2 (1.46%) 3Com
12 2 (1.46%) Tufin
12 2 (1.46%) Meraki
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Ioko
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