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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 812 880 789
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -91
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 84 60 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.050% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.053% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 64 52 22
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 18 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 4 May 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 +50 81 £45,000 -7.69% 3
London +76 60 £47,500 +1.06% 1
South East +12 16 £37,500 -21.46%
Hampshire - 10 £37,500 -
City of London +29 9 £55,000 +11.11%
Greenwich - 9 £47,500 -
Southampton - 9 £37,500 -
Berkshire -15 4 £42,500 -10.99%
West Midlands - 4 £54,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £54,000 -
Kent +16 3 £40,000 -17.94%
Reading -21 3 £42,500 -10.99%
Dunfermline - 3 £37,500 -
Fife - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland - 3 £37,500 -
Leeds +11 1 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire +2 1 £22,500 -
Yorkshire +2 1 £22,500 -35.71% 2

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Firewall
2 126 (80.77%) Cisco
3 120 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 91 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (48.08%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (47.44%) Security Cleared
7 70 (44.87%) Juniper
8 62 (39.74%) CCNP
9 54 (34.62%) Network Security
10 50 (32.05%) DNS
11 45 (28.85%) SC Cleared
12 44 (28.21%) CCSA
13 43 (27.56%) DHCP
14 40 (25.64%) LAN
14 40 (25.64%) SNMP
15 39 (25.00%) WAN
16 36 (23.08%) NetScreen
17 34 (21.79%) CCSE
17 34 (21.79%) JNCIP
18 33 (21.15%) CCNA
18 33 (21.15%) FWSM
19 30 (19.23%) CCIE
20 26 (16.67%) Wireless
21 22 (14.10%) OSPF
22 21 (13.46%) BGP
22 21 (13.46%) VoIP
22 21 (13.46%) F5
23 20 (12.82%) VPN
24 16 (10.26%) Finance
25 15 (9.62%) Blue Coat

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (0.64%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 156 (100.00%) Firewall
2 75 (48.08%) Cisco ASA
3 54 (34.62%) Network Security
4 50 (32.05%) DNS
5 43 (27.56%) DHCP
6 40 (25.64%) LAN
6 40 (25.64%) SNMP
7 39 (25.00%) WAN
8 36 (23.08%) NetScreen
9 33 (21.15%) FWSM
10 26 (16.67%) Wireless
11 22 (14.10%) OSPF
12 21 (13.46%) BGP
12 21 (13.46%) VoIP
13 20 (12.82%) VPN
14 14 (8.97%) MPLS
15 9 (5.77%) VLAN
16 8 (5.13%) Ethernet
16 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
16 8 (5.13%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.64%) Legal
3 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.28%) Replication
1 2 (1.28%) Clustering
2 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.77%) UNIX
2 7 (4.49%) Linux
3 6 (3.85%) Windows
3 6 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (5.77%) Load Balancing
2 7 (4.49%) E-Commerce
3 6 (3.85%) Network Design
3 6 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 5 (3.21%) SIEM
4 5 (3.21%) Network Management
5 3 (1.92%) ITIL
5 3 (1.92%) Service Management
5 3 (1.92%) Network Architecture
6 2 (1.28%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (1.28%) Information Security
6 2 (1.28%) Fault Management
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.64%) Configuration Management
7 1 (0.64%) Security Testing
7 1 (0.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (0.64%) Risk Management
7 1 (0.64%) Service Delivery
7 1 (0.64%) Change Management
7 1 (0.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.92%) Perl
1 3 (1.92%) Tcl
2 2 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (47.44%) Security Cleared
3 62 (39.74%) CCNP
4 45 (28.85%) SC Cleared
5 44 (28.21%) CCSA
6 34 (21.79%) CCSE
6 34 (21.79%) JNCIP
7 33 (21.15%) CCNA
8 30 (19.23%) CCIE
9 8 (5.13%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.21%) HP APS
12 3 (1.92%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.28%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.28%) Degree
13 2 (1.28%) CCDP
14 1 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.49%) vSphere
3 6 (3.85%) vCloud
4 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (3.85%) OpenView
1 6 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.28%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 126 (80.77%) Cisco
2 120 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 70 (44.87%) Juniper
4 21 (13.46%) F5
5 15 (9.62%) Blue Coat
5 15 (9.62%) HP
6 9 (5.77%) VMware
7 7 (4.49%) Tufin
8 6 (3.85%) LogLogic
8 6 (3.85%) Veeam
8 6 (3.85%) TippingPoint
8 6 (3.85%) Meraki
8 6 (3.85%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.85%) NetApp
8 6 (3.85%) Nokia
8 6 (3.85%) Symantec
8 6 (3.85%) 3Com
9 5 (3.21%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.21%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.56%) Stonesoft
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago