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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 794 861 815
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 77 56 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.051% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.054% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 62 55 18
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,400 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £48,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +17.46%
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
93153 104532 96855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77472 86582 81511
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +79 58 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South East +8 13 £37,500 -25.00% 2
West Midlands - 6 £54,000 -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Firewall
2 126 (82.35%) Cisco
3 124 (81.05%) CheckPoint
4 88 (57.52%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (49.67%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (48.37%) Juniper
7 69 (45.10%) Security Cleared
8 63 (41.18%) CCNP
9 51 (33.33%) DNS
9 51 (33.33%) Network Security
10 50 (32.68%) CCSA
11 45 (29.41%) DHCP
12 44 (28.76%) SNMP
13 40 (26.14%) NetScreen
13 40 (26.14%) SC Cleared
14 38 (24.84%) JNCIP
15 37 (24.18%) FWSM
16 36 (23.53%) LAN
17 35 (22.88%) WAN
18 33 (21.57%) CCNA
18 33 (21.57%) CCSE
19 30 (19.61%) CCIE
20 28 (18.30%) OSPF
21 27 (17.65%) BGP
21 27 (17.65%) F5
22 23 (15.03%) Wireless
23 19 (12.42%) VPN
24 18 (11.76%) MPLS
25 17 (11.11%) VoIP
26 15 (9.80%) HP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 153 (100.00%) Firewall
2 76 (49.67%) Cisco ASA
3 51 (33.33%) DNS
3 51 (33.33%) Network Security
4 45 (29.41%) DHCP
5 44 (28.76%) SNMP
6 40 (26.14%) NetScreen
7 37 (24.18%) FWSM
8 36 (23.53%) LAN
9 35 (22.88%) WAN
10 28 (18.30%) OSPF
11 27 (17.65%) BGP
12 23 (15.03%) Wireless
13 19 (12.42%) VPN
14 18 (11.76%) MPLS
15 17 (11.11%) VoIP
16 11 (7.19%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (5.88%) VLAN
18 8 (5.23%) TCP/IP
18 8 (5.23%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.50%) Finance
2 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.65%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.50%) UNIX
2 9 (5.88%) Linux
3 7 (4.58%) Solaris
4 5 (3.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (5.88%) Network Management
2 8 (5.23%) E-Commerce
2 8 (5.23%) Load Balancing
2 8 (5.23%) SIEM
3 6 (3.92%) Network Design
3 6 (3.92%) Business Continuity
4 3 (1.96%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (1.31%) Fault Management
5 2 (1.31%) Network Architecture
5 2 (1.31%) Information Security
5 2 (1.31%) Data Security
5 2 (1.31%) ITIL
5 2 (1.31%) Service Management
5 2 (1.31%) Service Delivery
5 2 (1.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (1.31%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (1.31%) Mentoring
6 1 (0.65%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (0.65%) Low Latency
6 1 (0.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.27%) Tcl
1 5 (3.27%) Perl
2 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (57.52%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (45.10%) Security Cleared
3 63 (41.18%) CCNP
4 50 (32.68%) CCSA
5 40 (26.14%) SC Cleared
6 38 (24.84%) JNCIP
7 33 (21.57%) CCNA
7 33 (21.57%) CCSE
8 30 (19.61%) CCIE
9 12 (7.84%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.27%) HP APS
12 3 (1.96%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.31%) Degree
13 2 (1.31%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.31%) CCDP
14 1 (0.65%) CISSP
14 1 (0.65%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.92%) vSphere
2 6 (3.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) OpenView
1 6 (3.92%) Backup Exec
1 6 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 126 (82.35%) Cisco
2 124 (81.05%) CheckPoint
3 74 (48.37%) Juniper
4 27 (17.65%) F5
5 15 (9.80%) HP
5 15 (9.80%) Blue Coat
6 8 (5.23%) Nokia
6 8 (5.23%) SonicWALL
6 8 (5.23%) VMware
7 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.92%) NetApp
8 6 (3.92%) Symantec
8 6 (3.92%) 3Com
8 6 (3.92%) Veeam
8 6 (3.92%) Tufin
8 6 (3.92%) Meraki
8 6 (3.92%) Stonesoft
9 5 (3.27%) LogLogic
9 5 (3.27%) TippingPoint
9 5 (3.27%) Fortinet
Salisbury, Wiltshire
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + significant on site allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Boscombe Down, near Salisbury
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Boscombe Down, near Salisbury
QinetiQ
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Ricoh
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago