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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 796 746 836
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 115 218 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 107 191 124
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
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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 -44 104 £43,500 -8.42% 6
London -15 41 £50,000 - 2
South East +34 27 £40,000 -17.94% 2
East Midlands +27 22 £42,500 +8.74%
Leicestershire - 22 £42,500 -
Leicester - 20 £43,000 -
Berkshire +29 9 £65,000 +18.18%
Surrey +24 9 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Reigate +12 4 £39,000 -22.00%
East of England +7 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Reading +5 4 £65,000 +18.18%
West Midlands -8 4 £41,250 -2.94%
Bracknell - 4 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
City of London +49 3 £42,500 -26.08% 2
North West +11 3 £55,000 +77.41%
Cheshire +30 2 £55,000 +41.02%
Scotland +14 2 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Kent +11 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Southampton +5 2 £35,000 -15.15%
Bristol 0 2 £46,250 +12.80% 2
South West -1 2 £46,250 +14.19% 2
Farnborough -2 2 £38,750 -22.50%
Birmingham -17 2 £46,000 +28.67%
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
Hayes - 2 £38,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £48,750 -
South Wales +15 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Firewall
2 129 (60.56%) Cisco
3 106 (49.77%) Network Security
4 93 (43.66%) LAN
5 87 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (37.09%) CheckPoint
7 73 (34.27%) TCP/IP
8 68 (31.92%) CCNP
9 67 (31.46%) VPN
10 66 (30.99%) WAN
11 59 (27.70%) Juniper
12 50 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
13 48 (22.54%) CCNA
14 44 (20.66%) ITIL
14 44 (20.66%) Palo Alto
15 39 (18.31%) Windows
15 39 (18.31%) DNS
16 38 (17.84%) F5
17 35 (16.43%) MPLS
17 35 (16.43%) BGP
18 32 (15.02%) Security Cleared
19 31 (14.55%) Wireless
20 29 (13.62%) Microsoft
20 29 (13.62%) Active Directory
20 29 (13.62%) Retail
21 28 (13.15%) SC Cleared
21 28 (13.15%) DHCP
22 27 (12.68%) SLA
22 27 (12.68%) Configuration Management
23 26 (12.21%) OSPF

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 22 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.35%) IIS
5 5 (2.35%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) Office 365
2 7 (3.29%) Mimecast
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 213 (100.00%) Firewall
2 106 (49.77%) Network Security
3 93 (43.66%) LAN
4 73 (34.27%) TCP/IP
5 67 (31.46%) VPN
6 66 (30.99%) WAN
7 50 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (18.31%) DNS
9 35 (16.43%) BGP
9 35 (16.43%) MPLS
10 31 (14.55%) Wireless
11 28 (13.15%) DHCP
12 26 (12.21%) OSPF
13 25 (11.74%) IPsec
14 18 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (7.04%) EIGRP
15 15 (7.04%) Internet
16 14 (6.57%) Broadband
16 14 (6.57%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (13.62%) Retail
2 15 (7.04%) Banking
2 15 (7.04%) Finance
3 6 (2.82%) Publishing
3 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.41%) Law
5 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.47%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.69%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.69%) Replication
3 8 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.29%) e-Health
5 5 (2.35%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.88%) Shadow IT
6 4 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.94%) Clustering
7 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.94%) PKI
7 2 (0.94%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) CESG
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.31%) Windows
2 24 (11.27%) Linux
2 24 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.57%) Windows 8
6 10 (4.69%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.76%) Unix
8 7 (3.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.88%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.66%) ITIL
2 27 (12.68%) Configuration Management
3 25 (11.74%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (10.33%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (8.92%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (8.45%) Load Balancing
7 13 (6.10%) Network Design
8 12 (5.63%) SIEM
9 11 (5.16%) Coaching
10 10 (4.69%) Change Control
10 10 (4.69%) Network Management
10 10 (4.69%) Service Management
11 9 (4.23%) Fault Management
11 9 (4.23%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.76%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (3.29%) Change Management
13 7 (3.29%) Mentoring
14 6 (2.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.29%) SQL
2 4 (1.88%) C
3 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.94%) Python
4 2 (0.94%) VB
4 2 (0.94%) VBScript
5 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (31.92%) CCNP
3 48 (22.54%) CCNA
4 32 (15.02%) Security Cleared
5 28 (13.15%) SC Cleared
6 12 (5.63%) DV Cleared
7 10 (4.69%) CCSE
8 9 (4.23%) JNCIE
8 9 (4.23%) JNCIS
9 7 (3.29%) CCIE
9 7 (3.29%) CISSP
9 7 (3.29%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.29%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.82%) CCSA
10 6 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.88%) CISM
11 4 (1.88%) Degree
11 4 (1.88%) SANS
12 2 (0.94%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.68%) SLA
2 8 (3.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (13.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.35%) vSphere
5 2 (0.94%) Firmware
5 2 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (6.10%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.88%) Nagios
3 3 (1.41%) Cacti
3 3 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.94%) Cisco CME
4 2 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.47%) Juniper STRM
5 1 (0.47%) Nessus
5 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.47%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.47%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (60.56%) Cisco
2 79 (37.09%) CheckPoint
3 59 (27.70%) Juniper
4 44 (20.66%) Palo Alto
5 38 (17.84%) F5
6 29 (13.62%) Microsoft
7 22 (10.33%) VMware
8 13 (6.10%) HP
9 11 (5.16%) SolarWinds
10 8 (3.76%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.29%) Dell
12 5 (2.35%) Aruba
12 5 (2.35%) Avaya
12 5 (2.35%) LANDesk
12 5 (2.35%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.88%) Brocade
13 4 (1.88%) Citrix
13 4 (1.88%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (1.88%) Meraki
13 4 (1.88%) Veeam
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