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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 794 810 767
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 81 68 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.064% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.067% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 66 42 25
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £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 4 March 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 4 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 +11 76 £47,500 -5.00% 2
London +67 55 £47,500 -4.04%
Greenwich - 19 £47,500 -
South East -10 14 £40,000 -13.97% 1
City of London +13 10 £57,500 +16.16%
Scotland - 5 £37,500 -
Fife - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Dunfermline - 5 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Kent +11 3 - -
Reading -3 3 £50,000 +6.38%
Berkshire -10 3 £50,000 +6.38%
Southampton - 3 £37,500 - 1
East of England -7 2 £48,750 -
Hook - 2 £40,000 -
Essex - 2 £48,750 -
Leeds -10 1 £22,500 -
Wales -16 1 £42,500 +1.79%
West Yorkshire -18 1 £22,500 -
Yorkshire -20 1 £22,500 -
South Wales -25 1 £42,500 +1.79%
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -

Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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
2 103 (79.23%) Cisco
3 99 (76.15%) CheckPoint
4 68 (52.31%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (48.46%) Juniper
6 55 (42.31%) CCNP
7 51 (39.23%) Security Cleared
8 49 (37.69%) Network Security
9 40 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
11 32 (24.62%) DNS
12 30 (23.08%) WAN
13 28 (21.54%) LAN
14 27 (20.77%) CCSA
15 26 (20.00%) OSPF
16 25 (19.23%) BGP
17 24 (18.46%) Blue Coat
17 24 (18.46%) DHCP
18 23 (17.69%) VPN
19 22 (16.92%) Finance
20 21 (16.15%) UNIX
21 19 (14.62%) SNMP
22 18 (13.85%) Load Balancing
22 18 (13.85%) Linux
23 17 (13.08%) Solaris
23 17 (13.08%) CCSE
24 16 (12.31%) CCNA
24 16 (12.31%) F5
25 15 (11.54%) NetScreen
25 15 (11.54%) Wireless

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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%) IIS
1 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 130 (100.00%) Firewall
2 49 (37.69%) Network Security
3 40 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 32 (24.62%) DNS
5 30 (23.08%) WAN
6 28 (21.54%) LAN
7 26 (20.00%) OSPF
8 25 (19.23%) BGP
9 24 (18.46%) DHCP
10 23 (17.69%) VPN
11 19 (14.62%) SNMP
12 15 (11.54%) NetScreen
12 15 (11.54%) Wireless
13 13 (10.00%) FWSM
14 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
15 10 (7.69%) VoIP
15 10 (7.69%) MPLS
16 9 (6.92%) SSL
16 9 (6.92%) Junos
17 7 (5.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.77%) Legal
3 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Clustering
2 2 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (0.77%) PKI
3 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.15%) UNIX
2 18 (13.85%) Linux
3 17 (13.08%) Solaris
4 10 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.77%) AIX
5 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) Load Balancing
2 6 (4.62%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (4.62%) Network Design
2 6 (4.62%) ITIL
3 5 (3.85%) SIEM
4 4 (3.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (2.31%) Configuration Management
5 3 (2.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (2.31%) Service Management
5 3 (2.31%) Low Latency
5 3 (2.31%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 3 (2.31%) Change Control
5 3 (2.31%) Security Architecture
5 3 (2.31%) Network Architecture
6 2 (1.54%) Cyber Security
6 2 (1.54%) Information Security
7 1 (0.77%) OO
7 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.77%) Supplier Management
7 1 (0.77%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.00%) Tcl
1 13 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (2.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (52.31%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (42.31%) CCNP
3 51 (39.23%) Security Cleared
4 37 (28.46%) SC Cleared
5 27 (20.77%) CCSA
6 17 (13.08%) CCSE
7 16 (12.31%) CCNA
8 14 (10.77%) CCIE
9 13 (10.00%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.08%) HP APS
10 4 (3.08%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.08%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.31%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.54%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.54%) CISSP
12 2 (1.54%) CCDP
13 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.77%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.77%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.77%) vCloud
4 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) OpenView
2 4 (3.08%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.54%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 103 (79.23%) Cisco
2 99 (76.15%) CheckPoint
3 63 (48.46%) Juniper
4 24 (18.46%) Blue Coat
5 16 (12.31%) F5
6 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.38%) HP
7 7 (5.38%) LogLogic
7 7 (5.38%) Tufin
7 7 (5.38%) TippingPoint
8 5 (3.85%) Nokia
9 4 (3.08%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.08%) Meraki
9 4 (3.08%) Stonesoft
9 4 (3.08%) 3Com
9 4 (3.08%) VMware
9 4 (3.08%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.08%) Remedy
10 3 (2.31%) Citrix
10 3 (2.31%) Sourcefire
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
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