The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Firewall Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Analyst
UK
Rank 834 879 926
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 17 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.039% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.041% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 15
Median salary £27,500 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.48% -14.54%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-31.25% -27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Firewall Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Firewall Analyst in the job title.

Firewall Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the UK.

Firewall Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Firewall Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 17 £27,500 -42.10%
South East +71 8 £27,500 +27.90%
London +40 7 £26,000 -62.85%
City of London +18 4 £26,000 -62.85%
Reading +38 3 £27,500 +5.76%
Berkshire +34 3 £27,500 +5.76%
Kent +6 2 £27,500 +29.41%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £37,500 -

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Firewall Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Firewall Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) Cisco
3 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (36.36%) Network Security
6 15 (34.09%) CISM
6 15 (34.09%) CISSP
7 14 (31.82%) WAN
8 13 (29.55%) ITIL
9 12 (27.27%) CCNA
9 12 (27.27%) Juniper
9 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
9 12 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 11 (25.00%) CISA
10 11 (25.00%) Information Security
10 11 (25.00%) F5
11 10 (22.73%) SIEM
11 10 (22.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (22.73%) Wireless
11 10 (22.73%) LAN
12 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
12 9 (20.45%) SANS
13 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
14 7 (15.91%) WatchGuard
14 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
14 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
15 6 (13.64%) Network Architecture
15 6 (13.64%) Change Management

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 44 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (36.36%) Network Security
4 14 (31.82%) WAN
5 12 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (22.73%) LAN
6 10 (22.73%) Wireless
7 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.36%) OSPF
8 5 (11.36%) VPN
9 4 (9.09%) Broadband
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.82%) VLAN
10 3 (6.82%) VoIP
11 2 (4.55%) BGP
11 2 (4.55%) DSL
11 2 (4.55%) Internet
11 2 (4.55%) RIP
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Shadow IT
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (25.00%) Information Security
3 10 (22.73%) SIEM
3 10 (22.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 6 (13.64%) Network Architecture
5 6 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (11.36%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Service Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Threat Management
7 4 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (6.82%) Network Design
8 3 (6.82%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.09%) CISM
2 15 (34.09%) CISSP
3 12 (27.27%) CCNA
4 11 (25.00%) CISA
5 9 (20.45%) SANS
6 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.36%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 5 (11.36%) GCIA
7 5 (11.36%) GPEN
7 5 (11.36%) GSEC
7 5 (11.36%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (6.82%) CCNP
9 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.27%) CCSA
10 1 (2.27%) CCSE
10 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) COBIT
2 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 12 (27.27%) Juniper
3 11 (25.00%) F5
4 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
4 7 (15.91%) WatchGuard
5 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat
6 5 (11.36%) Forcepoint
6 5 (11.36%) SonicWALL
7 4 (9.09%) Aruba
7 4 (9.09%) Dell
7 4 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (9.09%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) Meraki
7 4 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 3 (6.82%) EqualLogic
8 3 (6.82%) Meru Networks
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.82%) NetApp
8 3 (6.82%) Synology