The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 807 721 858
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +137
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 108 236 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 99 199 105
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

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 August 2016 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 96 £43,500 -3.33% 9
London -29 36 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East -15 22 £45,000 -3.74% 3
East Midlands +27 19 £42,500 +8.74%
Leicestershire - 19 £42,500 -
Leicester - 17 £42,500 -
Berkshire +16 11 £65,000 +18.18%
East of England +15 7 £51,250 +37.58%
Reading +7 6 £65,000 +18.18%
Hampshire -18 6 £38,750 -13.88%
Bedfordshire - 6 £51,250 -
West Midlands -3 5 £42,500 -9.57% 1
North West +16 4 £55,000 +77.41%
City of London +49 3 £51,500 -6.36% 2
Surrey +28 3 £34,000 -32.00% 3
Southampton -9 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Birmingham -16 3 £52,000 +0.97% 1
Romford - 3 £25,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £37,500 -
Channel Islands - 3 - -
Cheshire +23 2 £75,000 +96.07%
Kent +18 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Manchester +9 2 £35,000 +12.90%
Windsor -4 2 £80,000 +68.42%
Rochdale -4 2 £35,000 +12.90%
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
Chester - 2 £75,000 -
Telford - 2 £41,250 -
Shropshire - 2 £41,250 -
Guernsey - 2 - -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Firewall Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 231 (100.00%) Firewall
2 157 (67.97%) Cisco
3 105 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (45.45%) Network Security
4 87 (37.66%) LAN
5 85 (36.80%) CheckPoint
6 78 (33.77%) CCNP
7 74 (32.03%) TCP/IP
8 73 (31.60%) Juniper
9 67 (29.00%) WAN
10 66 (28.57%) VPN
11 65 (28.14%) CCNA
12 57 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (20.35%) F5
14 46 (19.91%) Palo Alto
15 43 (18.61%) ITIL
16 42 (18.18%) Windows
16 42 (18.18%) DNS
17 40 (17.32%) MPLS
18 33 (14.29%) Active Directory
19 31 (13.42%) Data Centre
19 31 (13.42%) BGP
20 30 (12.99%) OSPF
20 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
20 30 (12.99%) DHCP
21 28 (12.12%) Security Cleared
22 27 (11.69%) Network Monitoring
22 27 (11.69%) Retail
23 26 (11.26%) Wireless
23 26 (11.26%) SLA

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.16%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.73%) IIS
7 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.09%) Office 365
2 7 (3.03%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 231 (100.00%) Firewall
2 105 (45.45%) Network Security
3 87 (37.66%) LAN
4 74 (32.03%) TCP/IP
5 67 (29.00%) WAN
6 66 (28.57%) VPN
7 57 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (18.18%) DNS
9 40 (17.32%) MPLS
10 31 (13.42%) BGP
11 30 (12.99%) DHCP
11 30 (12.99%) OSPF
12 26 (11.26%) Wireless
13 25 (10.82%) IPsec
14 22 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (7.79%) Internet
15 18 (7.79%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (7.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (6.93%) EIGRP
17 16 (6.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (11.69%) Retail
2 22 (9.52%) Banking
3 20 (8.66%) Finance
4 5 (2.16%) Publishing
4 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.30%) Law
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Front Office
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.43%) OCX
2 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.42%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.19%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.19%) Replication
3 11 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (3.03%) e-Health
4 7 (3.03%) Online Banking
5 4 (1.73%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.87%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.87%) PKI
6 2 (0.87%) Statistics
6 2 (0.87%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.43%) CESG
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.18%) Windows
2 26 (11.26%) Linux
3 25 (10.82%) Windows Server
4 21 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.93%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.33%) Unix
9 7 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.73%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.87%) CentOS
12 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.43%) Solaris
13 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.61%) ITIL
2 27 (11.69%) Network Monitoring
3 22 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (8.66%) Configuration Management
4 20 (8.66%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (7.36%) Network Design
6 15 (6.49%) Load Balancing
7 11 (4.76%) Coaching
8 10 (4.33%) Change Control
8 10 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
9 9 (3.90%) Fault Management
9 9 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.90%) Network Management
9 9 (3.90%) SIEM
10 8 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.03%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.03%) Service Management
12 6 (2.60%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.60%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.03%) SQL
2 6 (2.60%) C
3 4 (1.73%) Python
4 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.87%) PHP
4 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.87%) VB
4 2 (0.87%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) Perl
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (33.77%) CCNP
3 65 (28.14%) CCNA
4 28 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.39%) SC Cleared
6 20 (8.66%) CCSE
7 16 (6.93%) CCSA
8 13 (5.63%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.33%) JNCIE
10 9 (3.90%) CCIE
10 9 (3.90%) JNCIP
11 7 (3.03%) Degree
11 7 (3.03%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.03%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.60%) CISSP
12 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (1.73%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (1.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.26%) SLA
2 12 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) DICOM
4 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 33 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.73%) vSphere
5 2 (0.87%) Firmware
5 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.87%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.46%) Cacti
2 8 (3.46%) Nagios
3 7 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco CME
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Juniper STRM
6 2 (0.87%) Nessus
6 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) Ansible
7 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.43%) Puppet
7 1 (0.43%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.43%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 157 (67.97%) Cisco
2 85 (36.80%) CheckPoint
3 73 (31.60%) Juniper
4 47 (20.35%) F5
5 46 (19.91%) Palo Alto
6 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 22 (9.52%) VMware
8 17 (7.36%) HP
9 14 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.76%) Fortinet
11 9 (3.90%) Dell
11 9 (3.90%) Riverbed
12 8 (3.46%) Citrix
13 7 (3.03%) Brocade
13 7 (3.03%) SonicWALL
14 5 (2.16%) Avaya
14 5 (2.16%) Barracuda Networks
14 5 (2.16%) LANDesk
14 5 (2.16%) Radware
15 4 (1.73%) Apple
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