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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 805 736 889
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +153
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 110 232 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 94 196 95
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,600
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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -70 101 £46,250 +2.77% 10
London -12 42 £48,750 +14.70% 4
South East -3 21 £52,000 +14.28% 2
East Midlands +17 14 £42,500 +8.74%
Leicestershire - 14 £42,500 -
Leicester - 12 £43,000 -
Berkshire +7 10 £65,000 +18.18%
East of England +27 9 £52,500 +40.93%
Bedfordshire +22 7 £52,500 -
Romford - 7 £25,000 -
North West +16 6 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Reading +13 6 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands -8 6 £52,000 +0.97%
Hampshire -12 6 £38,750 -13.88%
Birmingham -13 4 £52,000 -3.70%
Manchester - 4 £35,000 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +46 3 £56,250 +42.40% 1
Surrey +20 3 £43,250 -13.50%
Southampton -11 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Channel Islands - 3 - -
Cheshire +39 2 £75,000 +100.00%
Hertfordshire +23 2 - -
Windsor +1 2 £80,000 +68.42%
Bracknell -9 2 - -
Chester - 2 £75,000 -
Guernsey - 2 - -
Jersey - 2 - -
Bristol +27 1 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Leeds +5 1 £45,000 -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Firewall
2 173 (67.32%) Cisco
3 135 (52.53%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (44.75%) Network Security
5 100 (38.91%) CCNP
6 92 (35.80%) LAN
6 92 (35.80%) CheckPoint
7 85 (33.07%) Juniper
8 80 (31.13%) CCNA
9 77 (29.96%) WAN
10 73 (28.40%) VPN
11 70 (27.24%) TCP/IP
12 65 (25.29%) Cisco ASA
13 60 (23.35%) Palo Alto
14 53 (20.62%) F5
15 52 (20.23%) MPLS
16 50 (19.46%) Data Centre
17 44 (17.12%) DNS
18 41 (15.95%) ITIL
19 40 (15.56%) Windows
20 37 (14.40%) OSPF
21 36 (14.01%) BGP
22 32 (12.45%) Network Monitoring
22 32 (12.45%) Security Cleared
23 31 (12.06%) Wireless
24 30 (11.67%) Active Directory
25 29 (11.28%) SLA
26 28 (10.89%) SC Cleared
27 26 (10.12%) Microsoft
27 26 (10.12%) DHCP

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 20 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.72%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.17%) IIS
7 2 (0.78%) WordPress
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.39%) Office 365
2 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 257 (100.00%) Firewall
2 115 (44.75%) Network Security
3 92 (35.80%) LAN
4 77 (29.96%) WAN
5 73 (28.40%) VPN
6 70 (27.24%) TCP/IP
7 65 (25.29%) Cisco ASA
8 52 (20.23%) MPLS
9 44 (17.12%) DNS
10 37 (14.40%) OSPF
11 36 (14.01%) BGP
12 31 (12.06%) Wireless
13 26 (10.12%) DHCP
14 25 (9.73%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (9.34%) IPsec
16 22 (8.56%) Internet
17 19 (7.39%) FWSM
18 18 (7.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 17 (6.61%) VLAN
20 16 (6.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.39%) MySQL
2 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (9.34%) Banking
2 23 (8.95%) Retail
3 19 (7.39%) Finance
4 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.17%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Front Office
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.17%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.17%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) OCX
2 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.46%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.06%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (4.67%) Replication
4 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.89%) Online Banking
5 7 (2.72%) e-Health
6 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.78%) PKI
7 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.39%) CESG
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.56%) Windows
2 24 (9.34%) Windows Server
3 23 (8.95%) Linux
4 20 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.06%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.28%) Unix
9 5 (1.95%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.17%) CentOS
12 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Gentoo
13 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.39%) Solaris
13 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.95%) ITIL
2 32 (12.45%) Network Monitoring
3 23 (8.95%) Capacity Planning
4 21 (8.17%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (7.39%) Network Design
6 16 (6.23%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.06%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.06%) E-Commerce
7 13 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (3.89%) SIEM
9 9 (3.50%) Change Control
9 9 (3.50%) Coaching
9 9 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (3.50%) Fault Management
10 8 (3.11%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.11%) Network Management
10 8 (3.11%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.89%) C
2 7 (2.72%) SQL
3 6 (2.33%) Python
4 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.56%) PHP
5 3 (1.17%) Ruby
6 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 135 (52.53%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (38.91%) CCNP
3 80 (31.13%) CCNA
4 32 (12.45%) Security Cleared
5 28 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 25 (9.73%) CCSE
7 22 (8.56%) CCSA
8 13 (5.06%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.89%) CCIE
10 9 (3.50%) JNCIE
10 9 (3.50%) JNCIP
11 7 (2.72%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.72%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
12 5 (1.95%) CISSP
12 5 (1.95%) Degree
12 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.56%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (1.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.28%) SLA
2 10 (3.89%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) DICOM
4 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.78%) Firmware
4 2 (0.78%) vCloud
4 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.78%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) pfSense
5 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.28%) FortiGate
2 10 (3.89%) Cacti
2 10 (3.89%) Nagios
3 8 (3.11%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (3.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.17%) Puppet
6 3 (1.17%) SCCM
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.78%) Juniper STRM
7 2 (0.78%) Nessus
8 1 (0.39%) Ansible
8 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 173 (67.32%) Cisco
2 92 (35.80%) CheckPoint
3 85 (33.07%) Juniper
4 60 (23.35%) Palo Alto
5 53 (20.62%) F5
6 26 (10.12%) Microsoft
7 23 (8.95%) VMware
8 16 (6.23%) HP
9 15 (5.84%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.06%) Fortinet
11 12 (4.67%) Dell
12 10 (3.89%) Brocade
12 10 (3.89%) Riverbed
13 7 (2.72%) SonicWALL
14 6 (2.33%) Citrix
14 6 (2.33%) Radware
15 5 (1.95%) Barracuda Networks
15 5 (1.95%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.95%) Trapeze
15 5 (1.95%) Veeam
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Banbury
greywood
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago