The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Specialist
Rank 866 869 867
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
Firewall Specialist
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
99709 96961 103968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.70% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83629 79597 90269
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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Firewall Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist across the England region.

Firewall Specialist Salary Trend in England

Firewall Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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
(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 +19 2 - -
North West - 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall Specialist
UK

Firewall Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Firewall Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Lumension
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Extranet
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Qualys
5 1 (16.67%) FirePass
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF

Firewall Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Firewall Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Extranet
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) FirePass
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 3 (50.00%) Lumension
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Qualys
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper