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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 819 818 800
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 47 46 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.045% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.048% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 32
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 £42,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +5.26%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
London +47 28 £46,000 - 1
West Midlands - 12 £51,250 - 1
South East +11 5 £56,250 +32.35%
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Firewall Engineer
UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 87 (85.29%) Cisco
3 86 (84.31%) CheckPoint
4 64 (62.75%) Juniper
5 59 (57.84%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (54.90%) CCNP
7 50 (49.02%) Network Security
8 40 (39.22%) OSPF
9 39 (38.24%) BGP
10 37 (36.27%) UNIX
10 37 (36.27%) Linux
11 35 (34.31%) Solaris
11 35 (34.31%) Blue Coat
12 30 (29.41%) Perl
12 30 (29.41%) Tcl
12 30 (29.41%) Load Balancing
12 30 (29.41%) Finance
13 28 (27.45%) Security Cleared
14 27 (26.47%) SC Cleared
15 22 (21.57%) Clustering
16 21 (20.59%) Junos
17 20 (19.61%) VPN
17 20 (19.61%) MS Visio
18 18 (17.65%) CCSA
19 17 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
20 15 (14.71%) Check Point Certification
21 14 (13.73%) F5
22 13 (12.75%) WAN
22 13 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
22 13 (12.75%) DNS

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.98%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 102 (100.00%) Firewall
2 50 (49.02%) Network Security
3 40 (39.22%) OSPF
4 39 (38.24%) BGP
5 21 (20.59%) Junos
6 20 (19.61%) VPN
7 13 (12.75%) DNS
7 13 (12.75%) WAN
7 13 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (12.75%) Internet
8 11 (10.78%) Extranet
9 10 (9.80%) LAN
9 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
10 7 (6.86%) DHCP
11 6 (5.88%) SSL
11 6 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (4.90%) MPLS
13 4 (3.92%) TACACS
13 4 (3.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
General
1 30 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Clustering
2 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.98%) PKI
3 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Linux
1 37 (36.27%) UNIX
2 35 (34.31%) Solaris
3 5 (4.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
4 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 17 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.78%) Low Latency
4 11 (10.78%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 5 (4.90%) Network Management
6 4 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (3.92%) Network Design
7 2 (1.96%) ITIL
7 2 (1.96%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.96%) Change Management
7 2 (1.96%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.96%) SIEM
7 2 (1.96%) Capacity Management
7 2 (1.96%) Cyber Security
8 1 (0.98%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (0.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.98%) Risk Management
8 1 (0.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) Perl
1 30 (29.41%) Tcl
2 2 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (57.84%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (54.90%) CCNP
3 28 (27.45%) Security Cleared
4 27 (26.47%) SC Cleared
5 18 (17.65%) CCSA
6 15 (14.71%) Check Point Certification
7 13 (12.75%) CCSE
8 7 (6.86%) CCNA
9 4 (3.92%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.94%) CCIE
10 3 (2.94%) CISSP
11 2 (1.96%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.98%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.98%) CISM
12 1 (0.98%) CEH
12 1 (0.98%) GCIA
12 1 (0.98%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.98%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (1.96%) HP NNM
1 2 (1.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 87 (85.29%) Cisco
2 86 (84.31%) CheckPoint
3 64 (62.75%) Juniper
4 35 (34.31%) Blue Coat
5 14 (13.73%) F5
6 6 (5.88%) LogLogic
6 6 (5.88%) TippingPoint
6 6 (5.88%) Tufin
7 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.90%) HP
8 4 (3.92%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.92%) VMware
9 3 (2.94%) Citrix
10 2 (1.96%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.96%) Polycom
10 2 (1.96%) Aruba
10 2 (1.96%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.96%) Stonesoft
11 1 (0.98%) Sophos
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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