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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 809 890 819
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 93 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.041% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.043% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 71 45 25
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,500 £60,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.50% +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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Engineer
Top 25 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 3 July 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 +63 88 £50,000 - 6
London +44 53 £50,000 -
South East +15 19 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Hampshire +1 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Salisbury - 8 - -
Southampton - 8 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 8 - -
South West - 8 - -
Birmingham -3 5 £54,000 -
West Midlands -6 5 £54,000 - 1
Berkshire -10 5 £41,000 -18.00%
Yorkshire +4 3 £57,500 +64.28%
West Yorkshire - 3 £57,500 -
City of London +32 2 £61,250 +22.50%
Middlesex +11 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Surrey +10 2 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Reading -13 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Reigate - 2 £50,000 - 1
Newbury - 2 £39,500 -
Halifax - 2 £57,500 -
Kent +2 1 £40,000 -36.00%
Leeds - 1 £60,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Firewall
2 135 (76.70%) Cisco
3 124 (70.45%) CheckPoint
4 105 (59.66%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
6 74 (42.05%) Security Cleared
7 73 (41.48%) Juniper
8 66 (37.50%) CCNP
9 63 (35.80%) Network Security
10 55 (31.25%) CCNA
10 55 (31.25%) WAN
10 55 (31.25%) LAN
11 51 (28.98%) CCSA
12 50 (28.41%) DNS
13 48 (27.27%) SC Cleared
14 42 (23.86%) DHCP
14 42 (23.86%) SNMP
15 40 (22.73%) NetScreen
16 39 (22.16%) FWSM
17 38 (21.59%) Wireless
18 37 (21.02%) JNCIP
19 32 (18.18%) F5
20 31 (17.61%) CCIE
21 30 (17.05%) VoIP
21 30 (17.05%) CCSE
22 29 (16.48%) OSPF
23 28 (15.91%) BGP
24 21 (11.93%) MPLS
24 21 (11.93%) VPN
25 17 (9.66%) HP

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 9 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 176 (100.00%) Firewall
2 77 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
3 63 (35.80%) Network Security
4 55 (31.25%) LAN
4 55 (31.25%) WAN
5 50 (28.41%) DNS
6 42 (23.86%) SNMP
6 42 (23.86%) DHCP
7 40 (22.73%) NetScreen
8 39 (22.16%) FWSM
9 38 (21.59%) Wireless
10 30 (17.05%) VoIP
11 29 (16.48%) OSPF
12 28 (15.91%) BGP
13 21 (11.93%) MPLS
13 21 (11.93%) VPN
14 16 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (6.25%) TCP/IP
15 11 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (5.68%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (5.68%) Finance
2 8 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.57%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.70%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) CMDB
7 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.09%) UNIX
2 9 (5.11%) Linux
3 6 (3.41%) Solaris
4 5 (2.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (6.82%) SIEM
2 11 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 10 (5.68%) Network Management
4 8 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 6 (3.41%) Change Management
5 6 (3.41%) Business Continuity
5 6 (3.41%) Network Design
5 6 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (2.84%) Load Balancing
7 4 (2.27%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.27%) ITIL
7 4 (2.27%) Fault Management
8 3 (1.70%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (1.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (1.70%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (1.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.14%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.14%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.84%) Perl
1 5 (2.84%) Tcl
2 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (59.66%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (42.05%) Security Cleared
3 66 (37.50%) CCNP
4 55 (31.25%) CCNA
5 51 (28.98%) CCSA
6 48 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 37 (21.02%) JNCIP
8 31 (17.61%) CCIE
9 30 (17.05%) CCSE
10 13 (7.39%) JNCIE
11 7 (3.98%) Degree
12 6 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.84%) HP APS
14 4 (2.27%) CCDP
15 3 (1.70%) JNCIA
15 3 (1.70%) JNCIS
16 1 (0.57%) CISSP
16 1 (0.57%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.41%) vSphere
2 6 (3.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) OpenView
1 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
1 6 (3.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 135 (76.70%) Cisco
2 124 (70.45%) CheckPoint
3 73 (41.48%) Juniper
4 32 (18.18%) F5
5 17 (9.66%) HP
6 12 (6.82%) Blue Coat
6 12 (6.82%) SonicWALL
7 10 (5.68%) Stonesoft
7 10 (5.68%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.11%) Nokia
9 8 (4.55%) VMware
10 6 (3.41%) 3Com
10 6 (3.41%) NetApp
10 6 (3.41%) Symantec
10 6 (3.41%) Meraki
10 6 (3.41%) Veeam
11 5 (2.84%) Tufin
12 4 (2.27%) LogLogic
12 4 (2.27%) TippingPoint
12 4 (2.27%) Fortinet
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago