The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 611 627 623
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 7 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.018% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 16
Average salary £55,000 £36,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.72% -30.95%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
Firewall Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in London

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
City of London +18 1 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 39 (100.00%) Firewall
2 33 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 25 (64.10%) WAN
4 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
4 23 (58.97%) LAN
5 22 (56.41%) DNS
6 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (53.85%) F5
7 20 (51.28%) Cisco
7 20 (51.28%) VPN
8 19 (48.72%) CCNP
8 19 (48.72%) Juniper
8 19 (48.72%) Network Security
9 17 (43.59%) Windows
10 16 (41.03%) Linux
10 16 (41.03%) TACACS
10 16 (41.03%) SonicWALL
11 15 (38.46%) PCI DSS
11 15 (38.46%) BIG-IP
11 15 (38.46%) Finance
12 13 (33.33%) Data Security
12 13 (33.33%) Sophos
12 13 (33.33%) CCSE
12 13 (33.33%) SIEM
13 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
13 9 (23.08%) BGP
13 9 (23.08%) OSPF
14 8 (20.51%) HP
14 8 (20.51%) SSL
14 8 (20.51%) Network Management

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 6 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (64.10%) WAN
3 23 (58.97%) LAN
3 23 (58.97%) TCP/IP
4 22 (56.41%) DNS
5 20 (51.28%) VPN
6 19 (48.72%) Network Security
7 16 (41.03%) TACACS
8 15 (38.46%) BIG-IP
9 9 (23.08%) OSPF
9 9 (23.08%) BGP
10 8 (20.51%) SSL
11 7 (17.95%) Internet
12 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
12 6 (15.38%) IGRP
12 6 (15.38%) LDAP
12 6 (15.38%) HTTP
12 6 (15.38%) SMTP
13 5 (12.82%) Junos
14 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Data Security
1 13 (33.33%) SIEM
2 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.51%) Network Management
4 6 (15.38%) Network Design
5 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security
7 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.56%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (48.72%) CCNP
3 13 (33.33%) CCSE
4 2 (5.13%) JNCIE
4 2 (5.13%) CCIE
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) Firmware
3 2 (5.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (15.38%) HP NNM
2 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 21 (53.85%) F5
3 20 (51.28%) Cisco
4 19 (48.72%) Juniper
5 16 (41.03%) SonicWALL
6 13 (33.33%) Sophos
7 8 (20.51%) HP
8 3 (7.69%) Dell
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) VMware
8 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.69%) Trustwave
8 3 (7.69%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (5.13%) Polycom
9 2 (5.13%) Aruba
9 2 (5.13%) Nokia
9 2 (5.13%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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