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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
UK
Rank 718 811 768
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 127 136 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 108 107 159
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
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 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017 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 19 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 +54 119 £40,000 -20.00% 9
South East +85 56 £42,500 -6.59% 1
London +27 45 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Surrey +53 26 £40,000 -20.00%
Reigate - 26 £40,000 -
Hampshire +28 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Basingstoke - 15 £45,000 -
Berkshire +43 7 £56,250 -1.31%
City of London +32 7 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Scotland +26 7 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North West - 7 £37,500 - 2
Glasgow +26 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands +17 4 £45,000 -
East of England +10 4 £41,750 -12.10%
Farnborough -6 4 £40,000 -
Ealing - 4 £38,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Leicester - 4 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +7 3 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester - 3 £32,500 - 2
Slough +36 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £39,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Kent +13 2 £40,000 -8.04%
Hertfordshire +8 2 £49,000 +30.66%
West Midlands 0 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £39,000 -
South West +15 1 - - 1

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Firewall
2 190 (71.97%) Cisco
3 123 (46.59%) Cisco Certification
4 122 (46.21%) Juniper
4 122 (46.21%) Network Security
5 120 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 115 (43.56%) Palo Alto
7 103 (39.02%) LAN
8 98 (37.12%) CCNP
9 95 (35.98%) Cisco ASA
10 94 (35.61%) TCP/IP
11 84 (31.82%) WAN
12 72 (27.27%) F5
13 64 (24.24%) CCNA
14 59 (22.35%) MPLS
15 54 (20.45%) DNS
16 50 (18.94%) VPN
17 49 (18.56%) Wireless
18 44 (16.67%) Load Balancing
19 38 (14.39%) BGP
20 34 (12.88%) Kalman Filter
21 33 (12.50%) OSPF
22 32 (12.12%) Finance
23 31 (11.74%) Retail
24 30 (11.36%) Configuration Management
25 29 (10.98%) Security Cleared
26 28 (10.61%) ITIL
26 28 (10.61%) SIEM
27 27 (10.23%) Aruba
27 27 (10.23%) Windows

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 11 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.52%) IIS
4 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.52%) MS Office
2 4 (1.52%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.27%) Mimecast
1 6 (2.27%) Office 365
2 5 (1.89%) IaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 264 (100.00%) Firewall
2 122 (46.21%) Network Security
3 103 (39.02%) LAN
4 95 (35.98%) Cisco ASA
5 94 (35.61%) TCP/IP
6 84 (31.82%) WAN
7 59 (22.35%) MPLS
8 54 (20.45%) DNS
9 50 (18.94%) VPN
10 49 (18.56%) Wireless
11 38 (14.39%) BGP
12 33 (12.50%) OSPF
13 21 (7.95%) VLAN
14 20 (7.58%) ADSL
15 19 (7.20%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (6.06%) Cisco Wireless
17 15 (5.68%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (5.30%) Cisco Nexus
19 13 (4.92%) Internet
20 12 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (12.12%) Finance
2 31 (11.74%) Retail
3 12 (4.55%) Banking
4 7 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.89%) Publishing
6 4 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.76%) Front Office
7 2 (0.76%) Games
7 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.38%) CSS
1 1 (0.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.52%) Shadow IT
5 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.76%) PKI
6 2 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.76%) Statistics
6 2 (0.76%) User Experience
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.23%) Windows
2 26 (9.85%) Linux
3 15 (5.68%) Unix
4 14 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) CatOS
9 1 (0.38%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 34 (12.88%) Kalman Filter
3 30 (11.36%) Configuration Management
4 28 (10.61%) ITIL
4 28 (10.61%) SIEM
5 25 (9.47%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (6.44%) Incident Management
7 16 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (4.92%) Change Management
9 12 (4.55%) Information Security
9 12 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.55%) Threat Management
10 11 (4.17%) Network Management
11 10 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (3.79%) Security Monitoring
12 9 (3.41%) Analytics
12 9 (3.41%) Patch Management
12 9 (3.41%) Threat Detection
13 8 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (3.03%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.27%) SQL
3 2 (0.76%) Python
3 2 (0.76%) VB
3 2 (0.76%) VBScript
4 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (46.59%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (37.12%) CCNP
3 64 (24.24%) CCNA
4 29 (10.98%) Security Cleared
5 25 (9.47%) SC Cleared
6 15 (5.68%) Degree
7 13 (4.92%) CCIE
8 9 (3.41%) JNCIS
9 6 (2.27%) CCSA
9 6 (2.27%) CCSE
10 5 (1.89%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.89%) JNCIE
10 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.52%) CISM
11 4 (1.52%) CISSP
11 4 (1.52%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.52%) SANS
12 3 (1.14%) MCSA
12 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.92%) Firmware
1 13 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.79%) vSphere
4 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.38%) vCloud
7 1 (0.38%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (7.58%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.52%) Nagios
2 4 (1.52%) Nessus
3 3 (1.14%) Cacti
4 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.76%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.38%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.38%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 190 (71.97%) Cisco
2 122 (46.21%) Juniper
3 120 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 115 (43.56%) Palo Alto
5 72 (27.27%) F5
6 27 (10.23%) Aruba
6 27 (10.23%) Fortinet
7 25 (9.47%) Extreme Networks
8 24 (9.09%) VMware
9 20 (7.58%) SonicWALL
10 19 (7.20%) Microsoft
11 15 (5.68%) WatchGuard
12 11 (4.17%) HP
13 9 (3.41%) Splunk
14 8 (3.03%) Brocade
14 8 (3.03%) FireEye
15 7 (2.65%) Meraki
16 6 (2.27%) Citrix
17 5 (1.89%) Blue Coat
17 5 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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