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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 617 596 633
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 10 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.033% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Average salary £54,250 £60,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -
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
43846 41812 47867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.44% 93.48% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36609 35107 41532
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 1 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
City of London -2 4 £52,750 -8.26% 1
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 34 (79.07%) CheckPoint
3 32 (74.42%) WAN
4 29 (67.44%) LAN
5 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
6 25 (58.14%) VPN
6 25 (58.14%) Network Security
7 24 (55.81%) F5
7 24 (55.81%) Cisco
8 23 (53.49%) DNS
9 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (46.51%) CCNP
11 19 (44.19%) Juniper
12 17 (39.53%) TACACS
12 17 (39.53%) Windows
12 17 (39.53%) SonicWALL
13 16 (37.21%) PCI DSS
13 16 (37.21%) BIG-IP
13 16 (37.21%) Linux
13 16 (37.21%) Finance
14 15 (34.88%) CCSE
15 14 (32.56%) Data Security
15 14 (32.56%) Sophos
16 13 (30.23%) SIEM
17 11 (25.58%) BGP
18 10 (23.26%) OSPF
18 10 (23.26%) Network Management
18 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
19 9 (20.93%) SSL
19 9 (20.93%) HP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (74.42%) WAN
3 29 (67.44%) LAN
4 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
5 25 (58.14%) VPN
5 25 (58.14%) Network Security
6 23 (53.49%) DNS
7 17 (39.53%) TACACS
8 16 (37.21%) BIG-IP
9 11 (25.58%) BGP
10 10 (23.26%) OSPF
11 9 (20.93%) SSL
12 8 (18.60%) Internet
12 8 (18.60%) EIGRP
13 7 (16.28%) IGRP
13 7 (16.28%) LDAP
13 7 (16.28%) HTTP
13 7 (16.28%) SMTP
14 6 (13.95%) SNMP
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
1 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Data Security
2 13 (30.23%) SIEM
3 10 (23.26%) Network Management
3 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.28%) Network Design
5 5 (11.63%) Capacity Management
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Perl
1 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (46.51%) CCNP
3 15 (34.88%) CCSE
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) JNCIE
5 2 (4.65%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (16.28%) HP NNM
2 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) CheckPoint
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) F5
3 19 (44.19%) Juniper
4 17 (39.53%) SonicWALL
5 14 (32.56%) Sophos
6 9 (20.93%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.98%) Aruba
8 3 (6.98%) Trustwave
8 3 (6.98%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.98%) Dell
9 2 (4.65%) Citrix
9 2 (4.65%) Nokia
9 2 (4.65%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.65%) Polycom
9 2 (4.65%) VMware
10 1 (2.33%) Barracuda Networks
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