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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Engineer
Rank 859 819 823
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 45 56 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.051% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.055% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 60
Average salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £42,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 23 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 23 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
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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 -35 45 £50,000 -1.96% 5
London -16 29 £50,000 -16.66% 3
South East -9 14 £48,500 +21.25%
City of London -10 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Reading - 6 £48,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £48,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £30,000 -
Middlesex +9 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey +3 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Basingstoke - 2 £30,000 -
Staines - 2 £65,000 -
North West +7 1 - - 1
Birmingham -2 1 - - 1
Cheshire -3 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £62,500 -
Warrington - 1 - -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Firewall
2 77 (70.64%) Cisco
3 74 (67.89%) WAN
4 71 (65.14%) LAN
5 68 (62.39%) TCP/IP
5 68 (62.39%) CheckPoint
6 64 (58.72%) F5
7 59 (54.13%) DNS
8 58 (53.21%) Juniper
9 55 (50.46%) Finance
10 52 (47.71%) Load Balancing
11 51 (46.79%) OSPF
11 51 (46.79%) BGP
12 50 (45.87%) TACACS
13 48 (44.04%) Network Management
14 47 (43.12%) EIGRP
15 45 (41.28%) HP
16 44 (40.37%) SSL
17 42 (38.53%) Internet
18 41 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
18 41 (37.61%) Network Design
19 40 (36.70%) IGRP
19 40 (36.70%) HTTP
20 39 (35.78%) SMTP
20 39 (35.78%) SOAP
20 39 (35.78%) LDAP
20 39 (35.78%) CiscoWorks
20 39 (35.78%) HP NNM
20 39 (35.78%) WebSphere
21 37 (33.94%) Capacity Management

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 39 (35.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (100.00%) Firewall
2 74 (67.89%) WAN
3 71 (65.14%) LAN
4 68 (62.39%) TCP/IP
5 59 (54.13%) DNS
6 51 (46.79%) OSPF
6 51 (46.79%) BGP
7 50 (45.87%) TACACS
8 47 (43.12%) EIGRP
9 44 (40.37%) SSL
10 42 (38.53%) Internet
11 40 (36.70%) HTTP
11 40 (36.70%) IGRP
12 39 (35.78%) LDAP
12 39 (35.78%) SMTP
13 33 (30.28%) Network Security
14 30 (27.52%) VPN
15 18 (16.51%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (13.76%) BIG-IP
17 12 (11.01%) MPLS
General
1 55 (50.46%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.78%) SOAP
2 2 (1.83%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.75%) Firmware
2 3 (2.75%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 16 (14.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) UNIX
3 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.71%) Load Balancing
2 48 (44.04%) Network Management
3 41 (37.61%) Network Design
4 37 (33.94%) Capacity Management
5 14 (12.84%) Data Security
6 13 (11.93%) SIEM
7 6 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.75%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.75%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.75%) Information Security
9 3 (2.75%) Change Management
9 3 (2.75%) Benchmarking
10 2 (1.83%) Service Management
10 2 (1.83%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.83%) ITIL
10 2 (1.83%) Risk Management
10 2 (1.83%) Cyber Security
11 1 (0.92%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 41 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (22.94%) CCNP
3 20 (18.35%) CCSE
4 16 (14.68%) CCNA
5 12 (11.01%) CCSA
6 3 (2.75%) Degree
6 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.92%) CCIE
8 1 (0.92%) CCDP
8 1 (0.92%) GCIA
8 1 (0.92%) GCIH
8 1 (0.92%) CEH
8 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.92%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.59%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (35.78%) CiscoWorks
1 39 (35.78%) HP NNM
2 4 (3.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 77 (70.64%) Cisco
2 68 (62.39%) CheckPoint
3 64 (58.72%) F5
4 58 (53.21%) Juniper
5 45 (41.28%) HP
6 18 (16.51%) SonicWALL
7 14 (12.84%) Sophos
8 10 (9.17%) Blue Coat
9 8 (7.34%) Citrix
10 6 (5.50%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.50%) Nokia
10 6 (5.50%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.59%) Foundry
11 5 (4.59%) Aruba
11 5 (4.59%) Brocade
12 4 (3.67%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.67%) Imperva
12 4 (3.67%) VMware
12 4 (3.67%) Polycom
13 3 (2.75%) Riverbed
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