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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 847 840 811
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 50 50 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.048% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 32
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +5.26%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 2014 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 17 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 December 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 -1 47 £46,000 -8.00% 1
London +47 28 £46,000 - 1
West Midlands - 12 £51,250 -
Birmingham - 12 £51,250 -
South East +11 5 £56,250 +32.35%
City of London - 3 £57,500 -
Kent - 3 £70,000 -
South Wales +8 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Wales +5 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Greenwich - 2 £46,750 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £35,000 -
Newport - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Firewall
2 99 (86.84%) Cisco
3 97 (85.09%) CheckPoint
4 74 (64.91%) Juniper
5 61 (53.51%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (50.88%) CCNP
7 50 (43.86%) Network Security
8 41 (35.96%) OSPF
9 40 (35.09%) BGP
10 37 (32.46%) Linux
10 37 (32.46%) UNIX
11 35 (30.70%) Blue Coat
11 35 (30.70%) Solaris
12 31 (27.19%) Load Balancing
12 31 (27.19%) Finance
13 30 (26.32%) Perl
13 30 (26.32%) Tcl
14 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
15 27 (23.68%) SC Cleared
15 27 (23.68%) VPN
16 22 (19.30%) Clustering
17 21 (18.42%) Junos
17 21 (18.42%) MS Visio
18 20 (17.54%) CCSA
19 18 (15.79%) TCP/IP
20 17 (14.91%) WAN
20 17 (14.91%) Risk Assessment
21 15 (13.16%) F5
21 15 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
22 14 (12.28%) LAN

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (18.42%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 114 (100.00%) Firewall
2 50 (43.86%) Network Security
3 41 (35.96%) OSPF
4 40 (35.09%) BGP
5 27 (23.68%) VPN
6 21 (18.42%) Junos
7 18 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 17 (14.91%) WAN
9 14 (12.28%) LAN
9 14 (12.28%) DNS
9 14 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (12.28%) Internet
10 11 (9.65%) Extranet
11 7 (6.14%) SSL
11 7 (6.14%) DHCP
12 6 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (4.39%) MPLS
13 5 (4.39%) TACACS
14 4 (3.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
General
1 31 (27.19%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Clustering
2 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.88%) PKI
3 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.46%) Linux
1 37 (32.46%) UNIX
2 35 (30.70%) Solaris
3 14 (12.28%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.19%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.91%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.65%) Low Latency
4 11 (9.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 7 (6.14%) Network Management
6 6 (5.26%) Security Architecture
6 6 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.39%) Network Design
7 5 (4.39%) Change Control
8 4 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (3.51%) ITIL
9 3 (2.63%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.75%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.75%) Cyber Security
10 2 (1.75%) SIEM
10 2 (1.75%) Change Management
11 1 (0.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (0.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) Perl
1 30 (26.32%) Tcl
2 2 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (53.51%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (50.88%) CCNP
3 28 (24.56%) Security Cleared
4 27 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 20 (17.54%) CCSA
6 15 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
7 13 (11.40%) CCSE
8 7 (6.14%) CCNA
9 4 (3.51%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.63%) CCIE
10 3 (2.63%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.63%) CISSP
11 2 (1.75%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.88%) Degree
12 1 (0.88%) CISM
12 1 (0.88%) CEH
12 1 (0.88%) GCIA
12 1 (0.88%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (2.63%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 99 (86.84%) Cisco
2 97 (85.09%) CheckPoint
3 74 (64.91%) Juniper
4 35 (30.70%) Blue Coat
5 15 (13.16%) F5
6 6 (5.26%) LogLogic
6 6 (5.26%) TippingPoint
6 6 (5.26%) Tufin
6 6 (5.26%) HP
7 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.51%) VMware
9 3 (2.63%) Sourcefire
9 3 (2.63%) Citrix
10 2 (1.75%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.75%) Polycom
10 2 (1.75%) Aruba
10 2 (1.75%) Stonesoft
11 1 (0.88%) Sophos
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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