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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 433 423 445
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.020% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £56,250 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Kent - 3 £70,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
5 5 (45.45%) Tufin
5 5 (45.45%) LogLogic
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) SMTP
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) SSL
8 2 (18.18%) CISSP
8 2 (18.18%) TACACS
9 1 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) MySQL
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 1 (9.09%) IIS
9 1 (9.09%) SOAP
9 1 (9.09%) Web Services
9 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) TACACS
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) IGRP
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (9.09%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 5 (45.45%) TippingPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Tufin
4 5 (45.45%) LogLogic
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) CA