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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 817 825 780
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 56 34 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.034% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.036% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 90
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
101049 94581 101587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.55% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83422 79408 87220
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 £26,539 £26,500
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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
West Midlands +12 41 £52,500 +10.52% 1
London -9 9 £54,000 +48.96% 3
South East -15 5 £61,250 +51.23%
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Firewall
2 88 (86.27%) CheckPoint
3 72 (70.59%) Cisco
4 58 (56.86%) Juniper
5 56 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (51.96%) CCNP
7 46 (45.10%) Linux
7 46 (45.10%) OSPF
7 46 (45.10%) Network Security
8 45 (44.12%) BGP
9 37 (36.27%) Load Balancing
10 35 (34.31%) Finance
11 34 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 32 (31.37%) VPN
12 32 (31.37%) WAN
12 32 (31.37%) UNIX
13 31 (30.39%) Solaris
13 31 (30.39%) DNS
13 31 (30.39%) Blue Coat
13 31 (30.39%) F5
14 29 (28.43%) LAN
15 28 (27.45%) Tcl
15 28 (27.45%) Perl
16 23 (22.55%) TACACS
17 22 (21.57%) Internet
18 21 (20.59%) Clustering
18 21 (20.59%) Junos
19 19 (18.63%) CCSA
19 19 (18.63%) Windows
19 19 (18.63%) MS Visio

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (18.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (100.00%) Firewall
2 46 (45.10%) Network Security
2 46 (45.10%) OSPF
3 45 (44.12%) BGP
4 34 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 32 (31.37%) VPN
5 32 (31.37%) WAN
6 31 (30.39%) DNS
7 29 (28.43%) LAN
8 23 (22.55%) TACACS
9 22 (21.57%) Internet
10 21 (20.59%) Junos
11 15 (14.71%) BIG-IP
11 15 (14.71%) SSL
12 12 (11.76%) SMTP
13 11 (10.78%) LDAP
13 11 (10.78%) HTTP
13 11 (10.78%) EIGRP
13 11 (10.78%) IGRP
13 11 (10.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) MySQL
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Clustering
2 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (45.10%) Linux
2 32 (31.37%) UNIX
3 31 (30.39%) Solaris
4 19 (18.63%) Windows
5 1 (0.98%) AIX
5 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) Load Balancing
2 16 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (13.73%) Network Management
4 13 (12.75%) SIEM
4 13 (12.75%) Data Security
5 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.76%) Network Design
6 11 (10.78%) Low Latency
6 11 (10.78%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 9 (8.82%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.96%) Information Security
10 2 (1.96%) Change Management
10 2 (1.96%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.96%) ITIL
10 2 (1.96%) Configuration Management
11 1 (0.98%) Service Management
11 1 (0.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) Perl
1 28 (27.45%) Tcl
2 1 (0.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (54.90%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (51.96%) CCNP
3 19 (18.63%) CCSA
4 17 (16.67%) CCSE
5 15 (14.71%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
7 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.84%) CCNA
9 3 (2.94%) CISSP
9 3 (2.94%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.96%) CCIE
11 1 (0.98%) Degree
11 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.98%) CISM
11 1 (0.98%) CEH
11 1 (0.98%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.98%) GCIA
11 1 (0.98%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (10.78%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 88 (86.27%) CheckPoint
2 72 (70.59%) Cisco
3 58 (56.86%) Juniper
4 31 (30.39%) Blue Coat
4 31 (30.39%) F5
5 17 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 14 (13.73%) HP
7 13 (12.75%) Sophos
8 4 (3.92%) Citrix
8 4 (3.92%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.92%) TippingPoint
8 4 (3.92%) Tufin
8 4 (3.92%) LogLogic
9 3 (2.94%) Trustwave
9 3 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (2.94%) Dell
9 3 (2.94%) Nokia
9 3 (2.94%) VMware
10 2 (1.96%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
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