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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 812 830 775
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 80 66 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 46 29
Average salary £47,500 £49,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.52% +19.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £50,750 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 24 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 27 March 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 +21 75 £47,500 -5.00% 7
London +80 54 £47,500 -4.04% 4
Greenwich - 19 £47,500 -
South East -1 16 £40,000 -14.89%
City of London +13 11 £55,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire - 7 £37,500 -
Fife - 5 £37,500 -
Dunfermline - 5 £37,500 -
Southampton - 5 £37,500 -
Scotland - 5 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire -2 4 £47,500 +1.06%
Reading -5 4 £47,500 +1.06%
Kent +19 3 - -
East of England +8 2 £48,750 -
Hook - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £48,000 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £48,000 - 2
Essex - 2 £48,750 -
Leeds +4 1 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire -6 1 £22,500 -
South Wales -9 1 £42,500 +3.65%
Yorkshire -10 1 £22,500 - 1
Wales -12 1 £42,500 +3.65%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Firewall
2 104 (80.00%) Cisco
3 97 (74.62%) CheckPoint
4 67 (51.54%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (42.31%) Juniper
5 55 (42.31%) Security Cleared
6 52 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (37.69%) CCNP
8 48 (36.92%) Network Security
9 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
10 35 (26.92%) DNS
11 33 (25.38%) LAN
11 33 (25.38%) WAN
12 29 (22.31%) CCSA
13 28 (21.54%) DHCP
14 23 (17.69%) SNMP
15 20 (15.38%) OSPF
16 19 (14.62%) BGP
16 19 (14.62%) NetScreen
16 19 (14.62%) VPN
17 18 (13.85%) CCNA
17 18 (13.85%) CCIE
17 18 (13.85%) Finance
17 18 (13.85%) Wireless
17 18 (13.85%) CCSE
18 17 (13.08%) JNCIP
18 17 (13.08%) FWSM
19 16 (12.31%) F5
19 16 (12.31%) Blue Coat
20 13 (10.00%) VoIP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (0.77%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 130 (100.00%) Firewall
2 52 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (36.92%) Network Security
4 35 (26.92%) DNS
5 33 (25.38%) WAN
5 33 (25.38%) LAN
6 28 (21.54%) DHCP
7 23 (17.69%) SNMP
8 20 (15.38%) OSPF
9 19 (14.62%) BGP
9 19 (14.62%) NetScreen
9 19 (14.62%) VPN
10 18 (13.85%) Wireless
11 17 (13.08%) FWSM
12 13 (10.00%) VoIP
13 9 (6.92%) MPLS
13 9 (6.92%) VLAN
14 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
15 7 (5.38%) SSL
15 7 (5.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.77%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.31%) Clustering
2 2 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) UNIX
2 9 (6.92%) Solaris
2 9 (6.92%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Windows
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
2 7 (5.38%) Network Design
3 5 (3.85%) ITIL
3 5 (3.85%) SIEM
4 3 (2.31%) Network Architecture
4 3 (2.31%) E-Commerce
4 3 (2.31%) Service Management
5 2 (1.54%) Business Continuity
5 2 (1.54%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (1.54%) Information Security
6 1 (0.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (0.77%) Configuration Management
6 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2
6 1 (0.77%) Service Delivery
6 1 (0.77%) Change Management
6 1 (0.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (0.77%) Network Security Management
6 1 (0.77%) Security Management
6 1 (0.77%) Risk Management
6 1 (0.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.62%) Perl
1 6 (4.62%) Tcl
2 2 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (51.54%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 49 (37.69%) CCNP
4 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
5 29 (22.31%) CCSA
6 18 (13.85%) CCSE
6 18 (13.85%) CCNA
6 18 (13.85%) CCIE
7 17 (13.08%) JNCIP
8 4 (3.08%) HP APS
9 3 (2.31%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.54%) CCDP
10 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.54%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.54%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.77%) CISSP
11 1 (0.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) vSphere
3 2 (1.54%) vCloud
4 1 (0.77%) XenApp
4 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) OpenView
2 4 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.54%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 104 (80.00%) Cisco
2 97 (74.62%) CheckPoint
3 55 (42.31%) Juniper
4 16 (12.31%) Blue Coat
4 16 (12.31%) F5
5 9 (6.92%) HP
6 7 (5.38%) LogLogic
6 7 (5.38%) TippingPoint
6 7 (5.38%) Tufin
7 6 (4.62%) Meraki
7 6 (4.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.85%) VMware
9 4 (3.08%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.08%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.08%) Stonesoft
9 4 (3.08%) Nokia
9 4 (3.08%) 3Com
9 4 (3.08%) Remedy
10 3 (2.31%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.54%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £42000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 30 days holiday + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Competitive basic, plus great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago