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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 557 622 612
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 58 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.068% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.072% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 7
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,700 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £48,750 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +17.46%
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
40287 45641 40830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.47% 93.80% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34057 38230 34377
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 2015. 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 +44 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Greenwich - 3 £47,500 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Firewall
2 107 (94.69%) CheckPoint
3 103 (91.15%) Cisco
4 67 (59.29%) Cisco ASA
5 64 (56.64%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (54.87%) Juniper
7 52 (46.02%) CCNP
7 52 (46.02%) Security Cleared
8 49 (43.36%) CCSA
9 48 (42.48%) DNS
10 44 (38.94%) SNMP
11 42 (37.17%) DHCP
12 38 (33.63%) NetScreen
13 37 (32.74%) JNCIP
13 37 (32.74%) FWSM
14 36 (31.86%) Network Security
15 32 (28.32%) CCSE
16 30 (26.55%) CCIE
17 24 (21.24%) SC Cleared
18 23 (20.35%) F5
19 22 (19.47%) CCNA
20 20 (17.70%) LAN
20 20 (17.70%) WAN
21 18 (15.93%) MPLS
21 18 (15.93%) OSPF
21 18 (15.93%) BGP
22 13 (11.50%) HP
23 12 (10.62%) VPN
23 12 (10.62%) JNCIE
24 11 (9.73%) Wireless

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 113 (100.00%) Firewall
2 67 (59.29%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (42.48%) DNS
4 44 (38.94%) SNMP
5 42 (37.17%) DHCP
6 38 (33.63%) NetScreen
7 37 (32.74%) FWSM
8 36 (31.86%) Network Security
9 20 (17.70%) LAN
9 20 (17.70%) WAN
10 18 (15.93%) MPLS
10 18 (15.93%) OSPF
10 18 (15.93%) BGP
11 12 (10.62%) VPN
12 11 (9.73%) Wireless
12 11 (9.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.08%) Ethernet
14 7 (6.19%) VoIP
14 7 (6.19%) VLAN
15 6 (5.31%) HSRP
General
1 6 (5.31%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) UNIX
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (7.96%) Network Management
2 8 (7.08%) SIEM
3 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.31%) Business Continuity
4 6 (5.31%) Network Design
5 4 (3.54%) Load Balancing
6 2 (1.77%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (1.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.77%) Data Security
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Management
7 1 (0.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (0.88%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 64 (56.64%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (46.02%) CCNP
2 52 (46.02%) Security Cleared
3 49 (43.36%) CCSA
4 37 (32.74%) JNCIP
5 32 (28.32%) CCSE
6 30 (26.55%) CCIE
7 24 (21.24%) SC Cleared
8 22 (19.47%) CCNA
9 12 (10.62%) JNCIE
10 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (4.42%) HP APS
12 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.77%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) vSphere
2 6 (5.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (5.31%) Backup Exec
1 6 (5.31%) OpenView
2 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 107 (94.69%) CheckPoint
2 103 (91.15%) Cisco
3 62 (54.87%) Juniper
4 23 (20.35%) F5
5 13 (11.50%) HP
6 8 (7.08%) SonicWALL
6 8 (7.08%) VMware
6 8 (7.08%) Blue Coat
7 6 (5.31%) Veeam
7 6 (5.31%) Stonesoft
7 6 (5.31%) Meraki
7 6 (5.31%) 3Com
7 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.31%) NetApp
7 6 (5.31%) Nokia
7 6 (5.31%) Symantec
8 5 (4.42%) Tufin
8 5 (4.42%) LogLogic
8 5 (4.42%) TippingPoint
9 4 (3.54%) Remedy