The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 838 719 892
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +173
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 95 240 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.22% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.23% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 75 196 91
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -106 91 £43,500 -3.33% 6
London -57 44 £42,000 -1.17% 2
South East +7 18 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Romford - 10 £25,000 -
East of England +27 9 £52,500 +40.93%
West Midlands -6 8 £50,000 -7.40% 2
Surrey +34 7 £30,000 -32.20%
North West +25 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Berkshire +10 7 £51,250 +20.58%
Birmingham -8 6 £51,000 -5.55% 2
Manchester - 6 £35,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +27 5 - -
Bedfordshire +15 4 £52,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £43,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £43,000 -
City of London +40 3 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Leicester - 3 £43,500 -
Epsom - 3 £27,500 -
Channel Islands - 3 - -
Reading +15 2 £65,000 +52.94%
Bracknell -4 2 - -
West Sussex -7 2 £49,750 -9.54%
Hampshire -18 2 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Guernsey - 2 - -
Jersey - 2 - -
Cheshire +37 1 £75,000 +76.47%
Yorkshire +5 1 £45,000 -
Leeds -3 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -12 1 £45,000 -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Firewall Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 248 (100.00%) Firewall
2 172 (69.35%) Cisco
3 138 (55.65%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (40.32%) CCNP
5 91 (36.69%) Network Security
6 85 (34.27%) CCNA
7 84 (33.87%) WAN
8 81 (32.66%) LAN
8 81 (32.66%) Juniper
9 78 (31.45%) CheckPoint
10 72 (29.03%) VPN
11 64 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (23.79%) Palo Alto
13 57 (22.98%) TCP/IP
14 54 (21.77%) MPLS
15 52 (20.97%) Data Centre
16 44 (17.74%) F5
17 43 (17.34%) DNS
18 42 (16.94%) Windows
19 40 (16.13%) BGP
20 39 (15.73%) OSPF
21 37 (14.92%) ITIL
22 36 (14.52%) Wireless
23 32 (12.90%) Security Cleared
24 31 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
25 29 (11.69%) SC Cleared
25 29 (11.69%) VMware
25 29 (11.69%) Active Directory
26 28 (11.29%) SLA
27 27 (10.89%) Microsoft

Firewall Engineer 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 23 (9.27%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.03%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.87%) Office 365
2 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.81%) Yammer
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 248 (100.00%) Firewall
2 91 (36.69%) Network Security
3 84 (33.87%) WAN
4 81 (32.66%) LAN
5 72 (29.03%) VPN
6 64 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
7 57 (22.98%) TCP/IP
8 54 (21.77%) MPLS
9 43 (17.34%) DNS
10 40 (16.13%) BGP
11 39 (15.73%) OSPF
12 36 (14.52%) Wireless
13 25 (10.08%) DHCP
13 25 (10.08%) IPsec
14 23 (9.27%) Internet
15 21 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (7.26%) HSRP
17 17 (6.85%) FWSM
17 17 (6.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (10.08%) Finance
2 22 (8.87%) Banking
3 15 (6.05%) Retail
4 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Front Office
6 2 (0.81%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.61%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.81%) XMPP
3 1 (0.40%) HTML
3 1 (0.40%) OCX
3 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 14 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (5.65%) Replication
4 11 (4.44%) Online Banking
5 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.82%) e-Health
7 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.81%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.40%) CESG
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.94%) Windows
2 23 (9.27%) Windows Server
2 23 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (8.47%) Linux
4 16 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 14 (5.65%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.63%) Unix
7 5 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.21%) CentOS
9 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.81%) Android
10 2 (0.81%) Debian
10 2 (0.81%) Gentoo
10 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.81%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.92%) ITIL
2 31 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 23 (9.27%) Network Design
4 19 (7.66%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (6.85%) E-Commerce
5 17 (6.85%) Load Balancing
6 15 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (5.65%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.44%) SIEM
10 10 (4.03%) Coaching
10 10 (4.03%) Fault Management
11 9 (3.63%) Change Control
11 9 (3.63%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.63%) Network Management
12 8 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
12 8 (3.23%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.23%) Service Management
13 7 (2.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.03%) C
2 8 (3.23%) SQL
3 7 (2.82%) Python
4 6 (2.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.02%) Ruby
6 4 (1.61%) PHP
7 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 138 (55.65%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (40.32%) CCNP
3 85 (34.27%) CCNA
4 32 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 29 (11.69%) SC Cleared
6 27 (10.89%) CCSE
7 24 (9.68%) CCSA
8 13 (5.24%) DV Cleared
9 12 (4.84%) CCIE
10 9 (3.63%) JNCIE
10 9 (3.63%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.82%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.82%) JNCIS
11 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (2.02%) CISSP
13 5 (2.02%) MCITP
13 5 (2.02%) MCSE
14 4 (1.61%) Degree
14 4 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.29%) SLA
2 10 (4.03%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) DICOM
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.21%) Firmware
4 3 (1.21%) vCloud
4 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.81%) pfSense
5 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.81%) vSphere
6 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (5.24%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.03%) Cacti
2 10 (4.03%) Nagios
3 9 (3.63%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.02%) SCCM
6 4 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.21%) Puppet
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco CME
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.81%) Juniper STRM
9 1 (0.40%) Ansible
9 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.40%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.40%) Nessus
9 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 172 (69.35%) Cisco
2 81 (32.66%) Juniper
3 78 (31.45%) CheckPoint
4 59 (23.79%) Palo Alto
5 44 (17.74%) F5
6 29 (11.69%) VMware
7 27 (10.89%) Microsoft
8 17 (6.85%) SolarWinds
9 16 (6.45%) HP
10 13 (5.24%) Fortinet
11 12 (4.84%) Dell
12 10 (4.03%) Riverbed
12 10 (4.03%) SonicWALL
13 9 (3.63%) Veeam
14 8 (3.23%) Brocade
15 7 (2.82%) Citrix
15 7 (2.82%) Radware
16 5 (2.02%) Barracuda Networks
16 5 (2.02%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.02%) Trapeze
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