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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 817 871 826
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 75 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.050% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.052% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 27
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £65,000 £60,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 26 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 31 July 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 +32 70 £47,500 -5.00% 7
London +35 37 £46,250 -7.50% 2
South East +3 16 £39,500 -19.79% 3
South West - 8 - -
Salisbury - 8 - -
Wiltshire - 8 - -
Hampshire +5 6 £37,500 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 - 2
Surrey +19 5 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Southampton - 5 £37,500 -
Halifax - 4 £50,375 - 1
Berkshire +3 3 £39,500 -18.55%
West Midlands -17 3 £51,500 +0.48%
Reigate - 3 £50,000 - 1
Middlesex +7 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Birmingham -15 2 £54,000 +5.36%
Newbury - 2 £39,500 -
Leeds - 2 £60,000 -
City of London +19 1 £65,000 +26.82%
Reading +3 1 £42,500 -12.37%
Staines -23 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Pudsey - 1 £60,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Firewall
2 125 (75.30%) Cisco
3 116 (69.88%) CheckPoint
4 99 (59.64%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (40.96%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (39.76%) Juniper
7 63 (37.95%) Security Cleared
7 63 (37.95%) Network Security
8 60 (36.14%) CCNP
9 54 (32.53%) CCNA
10 52 (31.33%) WAN
11 51 (30.72%) LAN
12 47 (28.31%) CCSA
13 44 (26.51%) DNS
14 42 (25.30%) SC Cleared
15 36 (21.69%) FWSM
16 35 (21.08%) SNMP
16 35 (21.08%) NetScreen
16 35 (21.08%) Wireless
17 34 (20.48%) DHCP
18 32 (19.28%) JNCIP
19 30 (18.07%) CCSE
19 30 (18.07%) F5
20 29 (17.47%) VoIP
21 26 (15.66%) OSPF
21 26 (15.66%) BGP
21 26 (15.66%) CCIE
22 20 (12.05%) MPLS
23 16 (9.64%) UNIX
24 15 (9.04%) VPN

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 166 (100.00%) Firewall
2 68 (40.96%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (37.95%) Network Security
4 52 (31.33%) WAN
5 51 (30.72%) LAN
6 44 (26.51%) DNS
7 36 (21.69%) FWSM
8 35 (21.08%) SNMP
8 35 (21.08%) NetScreen
8 35 (21.08%) Wireless
9 34 (20.48%) DHCP
10 29 (17.47%) VoIP
11 26 (15.66%) OSPF
11 26 (15.66%) BGP
12 20 (12.05%) MPLS
13 15 (9.04%) VPN
13 15 (9.04%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (6.02%) TCP/IP
15 10 (6.02%) VLAN
General
1 9 (5.42%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.01%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) Online Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.41%) CMDB
5 2 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) PMI
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.64%) UNIX
2 9 (5.42%) Linux
3 6 (3.61%) Solaris
4 5 (3.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.04%) Mentoring
2 12 (7.23%) SIEM
3 10 (6.02%) Network Management
4 8 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (4.82%) E-Commerce
5 7 (4.22%) Change Management
6 6 (3.61%) Business Continuity
6 6 (3.61%) Network Design
7 5 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.01%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.01%) ITIL
8 4 (2.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.41%) Fault Management
8 4 (2.41%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.01%) Perl
1 5 (3.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 99 (59.64%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (37.95%) Security Cleared
3 60 (36.14%) CCNP
4 54 (32.53%) CCNA
5 47 (28.31%) CCSA
6 42 (25.30%) SC Cleared
7 32 (19.28%) JNCIP
8 30 (18.07%) CCSE
9 26 (15.66%) CCIE
10 12 (7.23%) JNCIE
11 7 (4.22%) Degree
12 6 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.41%) CCDP
13 4 (2.41%) HP APS
14 3 (1.81%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.81%) JNCIS
15 1 (0.60%) CISSP
15 1 (0.60%) Check Point Certification
15 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.61%) vSphere
2 6 (3.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.01%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.41%) OpenView
4 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 125 (75.30%) Cisco
2 116 (69.88%) CheckPoint
3 66 (39.76%) Juniper
4 30 (18.07%) F5
5 15 (9.04%) HP
6 12 (7.23%) SonicWALL
7 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.02%) Stonesoft
8 8 (4.82%) Nokia
8 8 (4.82%) VMware
9 6 (3.61%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.61%) NetApp
9 6 (3.61%) Symantec
9 6 (3.61%) Meraki
9 6 (3.61%) Veeam
10 5 (3.01%) 3Com
11 4 (2.41%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.81%) WatchGuard
12 3 (1.81%) Remedy
13 2 (1.20%) Websense
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