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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 811 844 795
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 67 49 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.048% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.051% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 17
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.48%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 23 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 30 January 2015. 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 +13 64 £47,500 -5.00% 6
London +40 48 £46,000 - 5
Greenwich - 12 £47,500 -
South East - 10 £42,500 -
City of London - 6 £57,500 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales -15 2 £38,750 -7.18%
Wales -16 2 £38,750 -7.18%
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Hook - 2 £40,000 -
East of England -17 1 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 £50,000 - 1
Fife - 1 £37,500 - 1
Dunfermline - 1 £37,500 - 1
Newport - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Firewall
2 105 (86.78%) Cisco
3 103 (85.12%) CheckPoint
4 69 (57.02%) Juniper
5 64 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (50.41%) CCNP
7 51 (42.15%) Network Security
8 40 (33.06%) Security Cleared
9 35 (28.93%) Blue Coat
10 33 (27.27%) OSPF
10 33 (27.27%) UNIX
11 32 (26.45%) BGP
12 31 (25.62%) SC Cleared
13 30 (24.79%) Linux
14 29 (23.97%) Solaris
15 28 (23.14%) VPN
16 27 (22.31%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (21.49%) CCSA
17 26 (21.49%) Load Balancing
18 25 (20.66%) Finance
18 25 (20.66%) Perl
18 25 (20.66%) Tcl
19 20 (16.53%) DNS
20 18 (14.88%) MS Visio
20 18 (14.88%) WAN
21 17 (14.05%) Clustering
21 17 (14.05%) TCP/IP
22 16 (13.22%) DHCP
22 16 (13.22%) Junos
23 15 (12.40%) F5

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.83%) IIS
1 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (14.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 121 (100.00%) Firewall
2 51 (42.15%) Network Security
3 33 (27.27%) OSPF
4 32 (26.45%) BGP
5 28 (23.14%) VPN
6 27 (22.31%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (16.53%) DNS
8 18 (14.88%) WAN
9 17 (14.05%) TCP/IP
10 16 (13.22%) DHCP
10 16 (13.22%) Junos
11 15 (12.40%) LAN
12 11 (9.09%) SNMP
13 10 (8.26%) Internet
14 9 (7.44%) NetScreen
14 9 (7.44%) FWSM
15 8 (6.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (6.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 8 (6.61%) Extranet
16 6 (4.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Clustering
2 2 (1.65%) Replication
3 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
3 1 (0.83%) PKI
3 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.27%) UNIX
2 30 (24.79%) Linux
3 29 (23.97%) Solaris
4 13 (10.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) Load Balancing
2 14 (11.57%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (8.26%) E-Commerce
4 8 (6.61%) Low Latency
4 8 (6.61%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 6 (4.96%) Security Architecture
6 5 (4.13%) Change Control
6 5 (4.13%) ITIL
7 4 (3.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.31%) SIEM
8 3 (2.48%) Service Management
9 2 (1.65%) Information Security
9 2 (1.65%) Network Design
9 2 (1.65%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.65%) Cyber Security
9 2 (1.65%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (0.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 1 (0.83%) Network Management
10 1 (0.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.66%) Perl
1 25 (20.66%) Tcl
2 3 (2.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (52.89%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (50.41%) CCNP
3 40 (33.06%) Security Cleared
4 31 (25.62%) SC Cleared
5 26 (21.49%) CCSA
6 15 (12.40%) CCSE
7 12 (9.92%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (9.09%) JNCIP
9 9 (7.44%) CCIE
10 6 (4.96%) CCNA
11 3 (2.48%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.65%) CISSP
13 1 (0.83%) HP APS
13 1 (0.83%) CCDP
13 1 (0.83%) Degree
13 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) vCloud
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) OpenView
2 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 105 (86.78%) Cisco
2 103 (85.12%) CheckPoint
3 69 (57.02%) Juniper
4 35 (28.93%) Blue Coat
5 15 (12.40%) F5
6 8 (6.61%) LogLogic
6 8 (6.61%) TippingPoint
6 8 (6.61%) Tufin
7 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.31%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.31%) Stonesoft
9 3 (2.48%) HP
9 3 (2.48%) Citrix
9 3 (2.48%) VMware
10 2 (1.65%) Nokia
11 1 (0.83%) Zeacom
11 1 (0.83%) Veeam
11 1 (0.83%) CA
11 1 (0.83%) NetApp
11 1 (0.83%) Nortel
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 12% shift + overtime + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago