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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 838 846 797
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 64 30 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.028% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.030% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 95
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,160
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 22 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 19 September 2014. 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 +6 55 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Birmingham +13 36 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands +9 36 £52,500 +10.52%
London -25 11 £55,500 +53.10% 1
Newport - 8 £35,000 - 1
South Wales - 8 £35,000 - 1
Wales - 8 £35,000 - 1
South East -13 7 £52,500 +31.25%
City of London +7 4 £60,250 +9.54%
Middlesex -3 2 £35,000 -13.04%
Kent - 2 £65,000 -
Berkshire +3 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey 0 1 £57,500 +31.42%
Reading -4 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Hampshire -7 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £57,500 -
Stirling - 1 £47,500 -
Warrington - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Firewall
2 98 (85.22%) CheckPoint
3 80 (69.57%) Cisco
4 69 (60.00%) Juniper
5 56 (48.70%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (43.48%) CCNP
6 50 (43.48%) TCP/IP
6 50 (43.48%) Network Security
7 46 (40.00%) OSPF
8 45 (39.13%) BGP
8 45 (39.13%) WAN
9 43 (37.39%) Linux
9 43 (37.39%) Finance
10 42 (36.52%) Load Balancing
10 42 (36.52%) VPN
11 40 (34.78%) LAN
12 37 (32.17%) DNS
12 37 (32.17%) F5
13 31 (26.96%) Blue Coat
14 29 (25.22%) TACACS
15 28 (24.35%) Internet
15 28 (24.35%) UNIX
16 27 (23.48%) Windows
16 27 (23.48%) Solaris
17 24 (20.87%) Perl
17 24 (20.87%) Tcl
18 23 (20.00%) SSL
19 21 (18.26%) CCSA
19 21 (18.26%) Network Management
19 21 (18.26%) Junos

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (100.00%) Firewall
2 50 (43.48%) Network Security
2 50 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 46 (40.00%) OSPF
4 45 (39.13%) BGP
4 45 (39.13%) WAN
5 42 (36.52%) VPN
6 40 (34.78%) LAN
7 37 (32.17%) DNS
8 29 (25.22%) TACACS
9 28 (24.35%) Internet
10 23 (20.00%) SSL
11 21 (18.26%) Junos
12 18 (15.65%) SMTP
13 17 (14.78%) LDAP
13 17 (14.78%) HTTP
13 17 (14.78%) EIGRP
13 17 (14.78%) IGRP
14 16 (13.91%) BIG-IP
15 11 (9.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) MySQL
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
General
1 43 (37.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.22%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.87%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Clustering
2 2 (1.74%) Firmware
2 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (37.39%) Linux
2 28 (24.35%) UNIX
3 27 (23.48%) Windows
3 27 (23.48%) Solaris
4 1 (0.87%) AIX
4 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.52%) Load Balancing
2 21 (18.26%) Network Management
3 19 (16.52%) Network Design
4 16 (13.91%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (13.04%) Capacity Management
6 14 (12.17%) Data Security
7 13 (11.30%) SIEM
8 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.57%) Low Latency
9 11 (9.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (4.35%) Security Architecture
10 5 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.48%) Change Control
11 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 2 (1.74%) Information Security
13 2 (1.74%) Benchmarking
13 2 (1.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.87%) Perl
1 24 (20.87%) Tcl
2 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (48.70%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (43.48%) CCNP
3 21 (18.26%) CCSA
4 18 (15.65%) CCSE
5 15 (13.04%) Check Point Certification
6 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.96%) CCNA
9 3 (2.61%) CISSP
9 3 (2.61%) Degree
10 2 (1.74%) CCIE
10 2 (1.74%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.74%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.87%) CISM
11 1 (0.87%) CEH
11 1 (0.87%) GCIA
11 1 (0.87%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) COBIT
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) ProxySG
2 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (14.78%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 98 (85.22%) CheckPoint
2 80 (69.57%) Cisco
3 69 (60.00%) Juniper
4 37 (32.17%) F5
5 31 (26.96%) Blue Coat
6 20 (17.39%) HP
7 18 (15.65%) SonicWALL
8 14 (12.17%) Sophos
9 6 (5.22%) Nokia
9 6 (5.22%) Citrix
10 4 (3.48%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.61%) TippingPoint
11 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.61%) Tufin
11 3 (2.61%) LogLogic
11 3 (2.61%) Trustwave
11 3 (2.61%) Ruckus Wireless
11 3 (2.61%) Dell
11 3 (2.61%) VMware
12 2 (1.74%) Sourcefire
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