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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 551 610 587
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 55 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.032% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.034% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 43 7 14
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,100 £45,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +20.48%
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
39433 40982 41542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.75% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33271 33550 35413
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Greenwich - 19 £47,500 -
City of London +14 10 £57,500 +16.16% 1
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 71 (100.00%) Firewall
2 64 (90.14%) CheckPoint
3 61 (85.92%) Cisco
4 37 (52.11%) Juniper
5 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (45.07%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (43.66%) CCNP
8 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
9 28 (39.44%) Network Security
10 24 (33.80%) DNS
11 23 (32.39%) CCSA
12 19 (26.76%) DHCP
12 19 (26.76%) SNMP
13 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
13 17 (23.94%) CCSE
14 14 (19.72%) NetScreen
14 14 (19.72%) WAN
14 14 (19.72%) LAN
14 14 (19.72%) CCIE
15 13 (18.31%) JNCIP
15 13 (18.31%) FWSM
16 10 (14.08%) VPN
16 10 (14.08%) F5
17 8 (11.27%) Blue Coat
17 8 (11.27%) MPLS
17 8 (11.27%) Finance
18 7 (9.86%) Wireless
18 7 (9.86%) OSPF
18 7 (9.86%) BGP
18 7 (9.86%) HP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 71 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (45.07%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (39.44%) Network Security
4 24 (33.80%) DNS
5 19 (26.76%) DHCP
5 19 (26.76%) SNMP
6 14 (19.72%) WAN
6 14 (19.72%) LAN
6 14 (19.72%) NetScreen
7 13 (18.31%) FWSM
8 10 (14.08%) VPN
9 8 (11.27%) MPLS
10 7 (9.86%) OSPF
10 7 (9.86%) BGP
10 7 (9.86%) Wireless
11 6 (8.45%) SSL
11 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
11 6 (8.45%) Ethernet
12 5 (7.04%) VLAN
13 4 (5.63%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Replication
2 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Solaris
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
1 5 (7.04%) SIEM
2 4 (5.63%) Network Design
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL
3 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
3 1 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.41%) Migration
3 1 (1.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (47.89%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (43.66%) CCNP
3 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
4 23 (32.39%) CCSA
5 17 (23.94%) CCSE
5 17 (23.94%) SC Cleared
6 14 (19.72%) CCIE
7 13 (18.31%) JNCIP
8 4 (5.63%) CCNA
8 4 (5.63%) HP APS
9 2 (2.82%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) vCloud
3 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) OpenView
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.41%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 64 (90.14%) CheckPoint
2 61 (85.92%) Cisco
3 37 (52.11%) Juniper
4 10 (14.08%) F5
5 8 (11.27%) Blue Coat
6 7 (9.86%) HP
7 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.04%) Nokia
9 4 (5.63%) Remedy
9 4 (5.63%) 3Com
9 4 (5.63%) VMware
9 4 (5.63%) LogLogic
9 4 (5.63%) Meraki
9 4 (5.63%) Stonesoft
9 4 (5.63%) SonicWALL
9 4 (5.63%) TippingPoint
9 4 (5.63%) Tufin
10 3 (4.23%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.23%) Citrix
11 1 (1.41%) NetApp