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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 796 756 813
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 134 199 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 112 178 108
Average salary £49,500 £46,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -7.60%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -36 127 £50,000 +5.26% 21
London -35 58 £50,000 +2.56% 13
South East +9 32 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire +22 21 £55,000 +29.41% 2
West Yorkshire +15 17 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East of England +15 13 £46,000 -3.15% 2
Leeds +14 12 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Berkshire +9 12 £57,000 +14.00% 1
Hampshire +26 11 £40,000 -
Surrey +18 10 £28,000 -23.80% 2
Southampton +13 9 £40,000 +33.33%
Farnham - 8 £28,000 - 1
City of London +50 7 £50,000 - 2
Essex +7 6 £34,000 -30.25%
Scotland -1 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Halifax -2 5 - -
Colchester - 5 £34,000 -
Romford - 5 £25,000 -
Reading -1 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Cambridge - 4 £55,000 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £57,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £55,000 +77.41%
Chiswick - 3 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
South West -12 2 £40,500 +19.11%
Birmingham -12 2 £35,000 -22.22%
West Midlands -32 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Firewall
2 228 (77.82%) Cisco
3 181 (61.77%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (46.76%) CCNP
5 131 (44.71%) Network Security
6 120 (40.96%) CheckPoint
7 105 (35.84%) Juniper
8 97 (33.11%) WAN
9 91 (31.06%) VPN
10 90 (30.72%) TCP/IP
10 90 (30.72%) LAN
11 82 (27.99%) Cisco ASA
12 75 (25.60%) MPLS
13 74 (25.26%) CCNA
14 70 (23.89%) OSPF
14 70 (23.89%) Palo Alto
15 68 (23.21%) F5
16 65 (22.18%) VoIP
17 64 (21.84%) Finance
18 62 (21.16%) BGP
19 60 (20.48%) Windows
20 58 (19.80%) Wireless
21 51 (17.41%) CCSE
22 49 (16.72%) Data Centre
23 47 (16.04%) DNS
24 45 (15.36%) CCSA
25 43 (14.68%) VMware
26 41 (13.99%) Cisco Nexus
27 39 (13.31%) ITIL
28 37 (12.63%) Cisco IOS

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (11.26%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.10%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.37%) MTS
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.07%) MS Office
3 8 (2.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.14%) Office 365
2 16 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (2.73%) Yammer
4 7 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.39%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 293 (100.00%) Firewall
2 131 (44.71%) Network Security
3 97 (33.11%) WAN
4 91 (31.06%) VPN
5 90 (30.72%) LAN
5 90 (30.72%) TCP/IP
6 82 (27.99%) Cisco ASA
7 75 (25.60%) MPLS
8 70 (23.89%) OSPF
9 65 (22.18%) VoIP
10 62 (21.16%) BGP
11 58 (19.80%) Wireless
12 47 (16.04%) DNS
13 41 (13.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (12.63%) Cisco IOS
15 31 (10.58%) IPsec
16 29 (9.90%) DHCP
17 28 (9.56%) Internet
18 24 (8.19%) Wi-Fi
19 22 (7.51%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (21.84%) Finance
2 33 (11.26%) Banking
3 29 (9.90%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.14%) Retail
5 11 (3.75%) Legal
6 8 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.05%) Online Betting
8 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.37%) Law
9 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.73%) XMPP
2 3 (1.02%) Middleware
3 2 (0.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.72%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 15 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.78%) Online Banking
6 11 (3.75%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.07%) Eurex
8 8 (2.73%) iPad
9 7 (2.39%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.05%) Replication
11 4 (1.37%) Fintech
12 3 (1.02%) CESG
12 3 (1.02%) SecurID
13 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.68%) PKI
13 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.68%) User Experience
14 1 (0.34%) Clustering
14 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.48%) Windows
2 36 (12.29%) Linux
3 33 (11.26%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.10%) Unix
7 12 (4.10%) Windows XP
8 10 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.41%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.73%) Android
10 5 (1.71%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.68%) Debian
12 2 (0.68%) Gentoo
12 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.34%) CentOS
13 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.31%) ITIL
2 30 (10.24%) Load Balancing
3 23 (7.85%) Capacity Planning
4 20 (6.83%) E-Commerce
5 19 (6.48%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (4.78%) DDoS Mitigation
9 13 (4.44%) SIEM
9 13 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
10 12 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.75%) Network Design
11 11 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.41%) Network Management
12 10 (3.41%) Service Management
13 9 (3.07%) Fault Management
14 8 (2.73%) Service Delivery
15 7 (2.39%) Change Management
15 7 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.39%) SQL
1 7 (2.39%) VB
2 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.02%) C
3 3 (1.02%) Python
3 3 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 181 (61.77%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (46.76%) CCNP
3 74 (25.26%) CCNA
4 51 (17.41%) CCSE
5 45 (15.36%) CCSA
6 30 (10.24%) CCIE
7 26 (8.87%) Security Cleared
8 17 (5.80%) Degree
8 17 (5.80%) SC Cleared
9 14 (4.78%) JNCIS
10 12 (4.10%) JNCIP
11 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (3.07%) CCDP
13 8 (2.73%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (2.73%) MCSE
14 7 (2.39%) CISSP
14 7 (2.39%) MCITP
15 6 (2.05%) MCSA
16 3 (1.02%) CCDA
16 3 (1.02%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.24%) SLA
2 9 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) FISMA
4 1 (0.34%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 30 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.39%) ProxySG
4 7 (2.39%) vSphere
5 5 (1.71%) Firmware
5 5 (1.71%) Sendmail
5 5 (1.71%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.02%) vCloud
8 2 (0.68%) pfSense
9 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (5.46%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (1.71%) MAILsweeper
3 5 (1.71%) MIMEsweeper
3 5 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.71%) Proventia
4 4 (1.37%) SCCM
5 3 (1.02%) HP NNM
6 2 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.68%) Nessus
7 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 228 (77.82%) Cisco
2 120 (40.96%) CheckPoint
3 105 (35.84%) Juniper
4 70 (23.89%) Palo Alto
5 68 (23.21%) F5
6 43 (14.68%) VMware
7 34 (11.60%) Microsoft
8 25 (8.53%) Riverbed
9 23 (7.85%) HP
10 21 (7.17%) Blue Coat
11 20 (6.83%) SonicWALL
12 13 (4.44%) Intel Security
13 12 (4.10%) Symantec
14 11 (3.75%) Fortinet
15 10 (3.41%) SolarWinds
16 9 (3.07%) Aruba
16 9 (3.07%) Brocade
16 9 (3.07%) Citrix
16 9 (3.07%) Kaspersky
17 8 (2.73%) Dell
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £41515 - £45884 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training Scheme + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £32,500 to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £54,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Logix Resourcing
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
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Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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