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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 417 394 451
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 40 74 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 65 34
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -6.38%
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
18702 21017 22742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15914 16823 18183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Surrey +18 23 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Berkshire 0 8 £43,750 +4.16% 1
Kent -12 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Middlesex +10 1 £38,500 +13.23%
West Sussex -10 1 £47,500 -13.63%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 69 (100.00%) Firewall
2 62 (89.86%) Cisco
3 53 (76.81%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (60.87%) WAN
5 41 (59.42%) Juniper
6 39 (56.52%) CCNP
7 37 (53.62%) Palo Alto
8 33 (47.83%) CCNA
9 28 (40.58%) MPLS
10 24 (34.78%) LAN
11 23 (33.33%) OSPF
12 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
13 21 (30.43%) Wireless
13 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
14 20 (28.99%) F5
15 19 (27.54%) BGP
16 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
16 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
17 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (23.19%) Network Security
17 16 (23.19%) VPN
18 13 (18.84%) SLA
19 12 (17.39%) DSL
19 12 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
20 11 (15.94%) HSRP
20 11 (15.94%) VoIP
21 10 (14.49%) ITIL
21 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
22 9 (13.04%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (100.00%) Firewall
2 42 (60.87%) WAN
3 28 (40.58%) MPLS
4 24 (34.78%) LAN
5 23 (33.33%) OSPF
6 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 21 (30.43%) Wireless
7 19 (27.54%) BGP
8 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (23.19%) Network Security
8 16 (23.19%) VPN
9 12 (17.39%) DSL
9 12 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (15.94%) HSRP
10 11 (15.94%) VoIP
11 8 (11.59%) ADSL
11 8 (11.59%) FWSM
11 8 (11.59%) SHDSL
11 8 (11.59%) VLAN
12 7 (10.14%) DNS
General
1 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
3 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (13.04%) Fault Management
4 8 (11.59%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.59%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.80%) Network Design
7 3 (4.35%) Presales
7 3 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Network Management
8 2 (2.90%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.90%) SIEM
9 1 (1.45%) High Availability
9 1 (1.45%) Information Security
9 1 (1.45%) Process Improvement
9 1 (1.45%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) C
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (76.81%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (56.52%) CCNP
3 33 (47.83%) CCNA
4 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
4 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 9 (13.04%) CCIE
6 2 (2.90%) CCDA
6 2 (2.90%) CCDP
6 2 (2.90%) CCIP
6 2 (2.90%) CCSA
6 2 (2.90%) CCSE
6 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
2 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (89.86%) Cisco
2 41 (59.42%) Juniper
3 37 (53.62%) Palo Alto
4 22 (31.88%) CheckPoint
5 20 (28.99%) F5
6 9 (13.04%) HP
7 8 (11.59%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.70%) Brocade
9 5 (7.25%) Dell
10 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.80%) Trapeze
11 3 (4.35%) Radware
11 3 (4.35%) VMware
12 2 (2.90%) Meraki
12 2 (2.90%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.45%) Aruba
13 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.45%) Citrix
13 1 (1.45%) Veeam
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