The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 852 812 822
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 44 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.052% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.055% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 52
Average salary £48,500 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.90% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,600 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +8.57%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 44 £48,500 -4.90% 6
London -27 28 £50,000 -16.66%
South East -10 14 £48,500 +19.01% 2
Reading - 6 £48,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £48,500 -
City of London -8 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Hampshire +2 3 £30,000 -27.71% 2
Middlesex +10 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey +3 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Staines - 2 £65,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £30,000 -
Birmingham -1 1 - - 2
West Midlands -9 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £35,000 -
Kent - 1 £62,500 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 81 (71.05%) Cisco
3 77 (67.54%) WAN
4 74 (64.91%) LAN
5 73 (64.04%) TCP/IP
6 67 (58.77%) CheckPoint
7 66 (57.89%) F5
8 62 (54.39%) DNS
9 60 (52.63%) Juniper
10 57 (50.00%) Finance
11 56 (49.12%) Load Balancing
12 54 (47.37%) OSPF
12 54 (47.37%) BGP
13 53 (46.49%) TACACS
14 51 (44.74%) EIGRP
14 51 (44.74%) Network Management
15 48 (42.11%) Internet
15 48 (42.11%) HP
15 48 (42.11%) SSL
16 46 (40.35%) HTTP
17 45 (39.47%) Network Design
18 44 (38.60%) IGRP
19 43 (37.72%) SMTP
19 43 (37.72%) SOAP
19 43 (37.72%) LDAP
19 43 (37.72%) CiscoWorks
19 43 (37.72%) HP NNM
19 43 (37.72%) WebSphere
20 41 (35.96%) Capacity Management
20 41 (35.96%) Cisco Certification

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 43 (37.72%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (100.00%) Firewall
2 77 (67.54%) WAN
3 74 (64.91%) LAN
4 73 (64.04%) TCP/IP
5 62 (54.39%) DNS
6 54 (47.37%) OSPF
6 54 (47.37%) BGP
7 53 (46.49%) TACACS
8 51 (44.74%) EIGRP
9 48 (42.11%) SSL
9 48 (42.11%) Internet
10 46 (40.35%) HTTP
11 44 (38.60%) IGRP
12 43 (37.72%) LDAP
12 43 (37.72%) SMTP
13 32 (28.07%) Network Security
14 29 (25.44%) VPN
15 17 (14.91%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (12.28%) BIG-IP
17 11 (9.65%) MPLS
General
1 57 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (37.72%) SOAP
2 2 (1.75%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Online Banking
2 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.63%) Firmware
3 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Windows
1 17 (14.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Load Balancing
2 51 (44.74%) Network Management
3 45 (39.47%) Network Design
4 41 (35.96%) Capacity Management
5 14 (12.28%) Data Security
6 13 (11.40%) SIEM
7 5 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.63%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.63%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.63%) Information Security
9 3 (2.63%) Benchmarking
10 2 (1.75%) Service Management
10 2 (1.75%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.75%) Change Management
10 2 (1.75%) ITIL
10 2 (1.75%) Risk Management
10 2 (1.75%) Cyber Security
11 1 (0.88%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 41 (35.96%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (21.05%) CCNP
3 20 (17.54%) CCSE
4 15 (13.16%) CCNA
5 12 (10.53%) CCSA
6 3 (2.63%) Degree
6 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.88%) CCDP
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.28%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (37.72%) CiscoWorks
1 43 (37.72%) HP NNM
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 81 (71.05%) Cisco
2 67 (58.77%) CheckPoint
3 66 (57.89%) F5
4 60 (52.63%) Juniper
5 48 (42.11%) HP
6 18 (15.79%) SonicWALL
7 14 (12.28%) Sophos
8 10 (8.77%) Blue Coat
9 8 (7.02%) Citrix
9 8 (7.02%) Imperva
10 6 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.26%) Nokia
11 5 (4.39%) Brocade
11 5 (4.39%) Foundry
12 4 (3.51%) Aruba
12 4 (3.51%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.63%) Sourcefire
13 3 (2.63%) Websense
13 3 (2.63%) VMware
13 3 (2.63%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago