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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 776 806 797
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 61 47 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.048% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.051% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 52 25 17
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
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
92117 91934 99163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77310 75065 85756
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 January 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 January 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
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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 46 £46,000 - 5
South East - 9 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £47,500 -
East of England -14 1 £50,000 - 1
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Firewall
2 93 (86.11%) Cisco
2 93 (86.11%) CheckPoint
3 60 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (55.56%) Juniper
4 59 (54.63%) CCNP
5 51 (47.22%) Network Security
6 39 (36.11%) Security Cleared
7 36 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 34 (31.48%) OSPF
8 34 (31.48%) UNIX
9 33 (30.56%) BGP
10 31 (28.70%) Linux
10 31 (28.70%) SC Cleared
11 30 (27.78%) Solaris
12 27 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 26 (24.07%) Perl
13 26 (24.07%) Tcl
14 25 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (23.15%) Finance
15 23 (21.30%) CCSA
16 21 (19.44%) VPN
17 19 (17.59%) DNS
18 18 (16.67%) Clustering
19 17 (15.74%) MS Visio
20 16 (14.81%) Junos
21 15 (13.89%) F5
21 15 (13.89%) DHCP
21 15 (13.89%) CCSE
22 14 (12.96%) Risk Assessment

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.93%) IIS
1 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 108 (100.00%) Firewall
2 51 (47.22%) Network Security
3 34 (31.48%) OSPF
4 33 (30.56%) BGP
5 25 (23.15%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (19.44%) VPN
7 19 (17.59%) DNS
8 16 (14.81%) Junos
9 15 (13.89%) DHCP
10 14 (12.96%) WAN
11 11 (10.19%) LAN
12 10 (9.26%) SNMP
13 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
13 9 (8.33%) Internet
14 8 (7.41%) Extranet
14 8 (7.41%) NetScreen
14 8 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (7.41%) FWSM
15 6 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (23.15%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Banking
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) Replication
2 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
2 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.48%) UNIX
2 31 (28.70%) Linux
3 30 (27.78%) Solaris
4 4 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 14 (12.96%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (7.41%) Low Latency
4 8 (7.41%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (3.70%) SIEM
6 3 (2.78%) ITIL
7 2 (1.85%) Network Architecture
7 2 (1.85%) Network Design
7 2 (1.85%) Service Management
7 2 (1.85%) Cyber Security
7 2 (1.85%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (0.93%) OO
8 1 (0.93%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.93%) Change Management
8 1 (0.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.93%) Risk Management
8 1 (0.93%) Migration
8 1 (0.93%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (0.93%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) Perl
1 26 (24.07%) Tcl
2 3 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (54.63%) CCNP
3 39 (36.11%) Security Cleared
4 31 (28.70%) SC Cleared
5 23 (21.30%) CCSA
6 15 (13.89%) CCSE
7 12 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (7.41%) CCIE
8 8 (7.41%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.70%) CCNA
10 3 (2.78%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.85%) CISSP
12 1 (0.93%) CCDP
12 1 (0.93%) CISM
12 1 (0.93%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) OpenView
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 93 (86.11%) Cisco
1 93 (86.11%) CheckPoint
2 60 (55.56%) Juniper
3 36 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 15 (13.89%) F5
5 8 (7.41%) Tufin
5 8 (7.41%) TippingPoint
5 8 (7.41%) LogLogic
6 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.70%) SonicWALL
7 4 (3.70%) Stonesoft
8 3 (2.78%) Citrix
9 2 (1.85%) VMware
9 2 (1.85%) Nokia
9 2 (1.85%) HP
10 1 (0.93%) Zeacom
10 1 (0.93%) Sun
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) Websense
10 1 (0.93%) Remedy
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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
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