The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank - 223 265
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 0 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.32% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7009 6587 7335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.42% 94.89% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5631 6429
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5