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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 824 806 783
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 55 28 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.028% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.030% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 94
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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
West Midlands -5 36 £52,500 +10.52%
London -26 11 £55,500 +20.00% 1
South East -11 7 £52,500 +31.25%
North West - 1 - -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Firewall
2 89 (83.96%) CheckPoint
3 71 (66.98%) Cisco
4 61 (57.55%) Juniper
5 54 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (47.17%) Network Security
7 48 (45.28%) CCNP
8 45 (42.45%) OSPF
9 44 (41.51%) BGP
10 43 (40.57%) TCP/IP
10 43 (40.57%) Linux
11 42 (39.62%) WAN
11 42 (39.62%) Finance
12 41 (38.68%) Load Balancing
13 37 (34.91%) LAN
14 36 (33.96%) VPN
14 36 (33.96%) DNS
14 36 (33.96%) F5
15 31 (29.25%) Blue Coat
16 28 (26.42%) UNIX
16 28 (26.42%) TACACS
17 27 (25.47%) Internet
17 27 (25.47%) Solaris
18 24 (22.64%) Perl
18 24 (22.64%) Tcl
19 22 (20.75%) SSL
20 21 (19.81%) Junos
21 20 (18.87%) Windows
22 19 (17.92%) MS Visio
22 19 (17.92%) HP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (15.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (100.00%) Firewall
2 50 (47.17%) Network Security
3 45 (42.45%) OSPF
4 44 (41.51%) BGP
5 43 (40.57%) TCP/IP
6 42 (39.62%) WAN
7 37 (34.91%) LAN
8 36 (33.96%) VPN
8 36 (33.96%) DNS
9 28 (26.42%) TACACS
10 27 (25.47%) Internet
11 22 (20.75%) SSL
12 21 (19.81%) Junos
13 17 (16.04%) SMTP
14 16 (15.09%) HTTP
14 16 (15.09%) LDAP
14 16 (15.09%) EIGRP
14 16 (15.09%) IGRP
14 16 (15.09%) BIG-IP
15 11 (10.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) MySQL
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (39.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) SOAP
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Clustering
2 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.89%) Firmware
3 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.57%) Linux
2 28 (26.42%) UNIX
3 27 (25.47%) Solaris
4 20 (18.87%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) AIX
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Load Balancing
2 19 (17.92%) Network Management
3 18 (16.98%) Network Design
4 16 (15.09%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (13.21%) Data Security
5 14 (13.21%) Capacity Management
6 13 (12.26%) SIEM
7 12 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.38%) Low Latency
8 11 (10.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 5 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.89%) Cyber Security
11 2 (1.89%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.89%) Information Security
11 2 (1.89%) Change Management
11 2 (1.89%) Benchmarking
11 2 (1.89%) Configuration Management
12 1 (0.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) Perl
1 24 (22.64%) Tcl
2 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (50.94%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (45.28%) CCNP
3 19 (17.92%) CCSA
4 18 (16.98%) CCSE
5 15 (14.15%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
8 8 (7.55%) CCNA
9 3 (2.83%) CISSP
10 2 (1.89%) Degree
10 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.89%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.89%) CCIE
11 1 (0.94%) CISM
11 1 (0.94%) CEH
11 1 (0.94%) GCIA
11 1 (0.94%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) ProxySG
2 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) CiscoWorks
1 16 (15.09%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 89 (83.96%) CheckPoint
2 71 (66.98%) Cisco
3 61 (57.55%) Juniper
4 36 (33.96%) F5
5 31 (29.25%) Blue Coat
6 19 (17.92%) HP
7 18 (16.98%) SonicWALL
8 14 (13.21%) Sophos
9 6 (5.66%) Nokia
9 6 (5.66%) Citrix
10 4 (3.77%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.83%) Dell
11 3 (2.83%) VMware
11 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.83%) Tufin
11 3 (2.83%) TippingPoint
11 3 (2.83%) LogLogic
11 3 (2.83%) Trustwave
11 3 (2.83%) Ruckus Wireless
12 2 (1.89%) Polycom
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