The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 822 860 829
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 71 47 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.041% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.043% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 30
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £35,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +10.52%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 August 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
England +21 60 £43,250 -17.61% 5
London +33 31 £42,500 -21.65% 1
South East +20 14 £47,500 -2.06% 2
South West - 8 - -
Salisbury - 8 - -
Wiltshire - 8 - -
West Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 2
Hampshire +9 5 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +6 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Surrey - 5 £50,000 -
Halifax - 4 £50,375 - 1
Southampton - 3 £37,500 -
Reigate - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex +3 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Wales -3 2 £40,000 +14.28%
South Wales -10 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Leeds - 2 £60,000 -
City of London +22 1 £65,000 +23.22% 1
Berkshire +9 1 £42,500 -12.37% 1
Kent +1 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Reading -2 1 £42,500 -12.37% 1
Newport -13 1 - -
West Midlands -27 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Farnborough - 1 £50,000 - 1
Staines - 1 £50,000 -
Pudsey - 1 £60,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Firewall
2 116 (78.38%) Cisco
3 110 (74.32%) CheckPoint
4 79 (53.38%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (41.22%) Network Security
6 60 (40.54%) Juniper
7 54 (36.49%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (34.46%) CCNP
9 49 (33.11%) Security Cleared
10 43 (29.05%) CCNA
10 43 (29.05%) WAN
11 42 (28.38%) LAN
12 40 (27.03%) CCSA
13 33 (22.30%) CCSE
13 33 (22.30%) F5
14 32 (21.62%) SC Cleared
15 31 (20.95%) DNS
15 31 (20.95%) FWSM
16 28 (18.92%) NetScreen
17 27 (18.24%) JNCIP
18 26 (17.57%) SNMP
19 25 (16.89%) DHCP
20 23 (15.54%) Wireless
21 21 (14.19%) CCIE
21 21 (14.19%) OSPF
21 21 (14.19%) BGP
22 20 (13.51%) VoIP
22 20 (13.51%) UNIX
23 19 (12.84%) Mentoring
24 16 (10.81%) PCI DSS

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 148 (100.00%) Firewall
2 61 (41.22%) Network Security
3 54 (36.49%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (29.05%) WAN
5 42 (28.38%) LAN
6 31 (20.95%) DNS
6 31 (20.95%) FWSM
7 28 (18.92%) NetScreen
8 26 (17.57%) SNMP
9 25 (16.89%) DHCP
10 23 (15.54%) Wireless
11 21 (14.19%) OSPF
11 21 (14.19%) BGP
12 20 (13.51%) VoIP
13 15 (10.14%) MPLS
13 15 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
15 10 (6.76%) VPN
16 9 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (4.73%) Cisco PIX
General
1 10 (6.76%) Banking
2 9 (6.08%) Finance
3 8 (5.41%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.08%) Online Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) CMDB
7 2 (1.35%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.51%) UNIX
2 9 (6.08%) Linux
3 6 (4.05%) Solaris
4 4 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.84%) Mentoring
2 15 (10.14%) SIEM
3 10 (6.76%) Network Management
4 8 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (4.73%) E-Commerce
5 7 (4.73%) Change Management
6 5 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.38%) Business Continuity
6 5 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.70%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.70%) Fault Management
7 4 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 4 (2.70%) ITIL
8 3 (2.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.35%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.38%) Perl
1 5 (3.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 79 (53.38%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (34.46%) CCNP
3 49 (33.11%) Security Cleared
4 43 (29.05%) CCNA
5 40 (27.03%) CCSA
6 33 (22.30%) CCSE
7 32 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 27 (18.24%) JNCIP
9 21 (14.19%) CCIE
10 11 (7.43%) JNCIE
11 8 (5.41%) Degree
12 5 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (2.03%) CCDP
14 2 (1.35%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.68%) JNCIS
15 1 (0.68%) CISSP
15 1 (0.68%) Check Point Certification
15 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.68%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.38%) SLA
3 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.38%) vSphere
2 5 (3.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 116 (78.38%) Cisco
2 110 (74.32%) CheckPoint
3 60 (40.54%) Juniper
4 33 (22.30%) F5
5 16 (10.81%) SonicWALL
6 14 (9.46%) Stonesoft
7 13 (8.78%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.76%) HP
9 6 (4.05%) VMware
9 6 (4.05%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.38%) Veeam
10 5 (3.38%) NetApp
10 5 (3.38%) Nokia
10 5 (3.38%) Symantec
11 3 (2.03%) Websense
11 3 (2.03%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.35%) Radware
12 2 (1.35%) 3Com
12 2 (1.35%) Tufin
12 2 (1.35%) Meraki
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
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Halifax, Yorkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
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