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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
UK
Rank 730 791 763
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 111 148 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 104 127 179
Median salary £40,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +67 108 £40,000 -20.00% 11
London +73 56 £38,500 -23.00% 4
South East +61 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
City of London +53 16 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North West - 15 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +45 12 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Reigate - 12 £40,000 -
Hampshire +26 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Manchester - 11 £40,000 -
Berkshire +47 9 £50,000 -12.28%
Basingstoke - 9 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Altrincham - 3 £40,000 -
Brighton - 3 £44,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £44,500 -
West Midlands +37 2 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Glasgow +27 2 £47,500 -
Slough +26 2 - -
Kent +20 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +18 2 £47,500 -
Birmingham +13 2 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Ealing - 2 £38,000 -
South West +15 1 £50,000 +92.30%
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Devon +2 1 £50,000 +92.30%
Exeter -8 1 £50,000 +92.30%
Wokingham - 1 £35,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Firewall
2 202 (74.81%) Cisco
3 142 (52.59%) Palo Alto
4 139 (51.48%) Juniper
5 135 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 128 (47.41%) CheckPoint
7 123 (45.56%) Network Security
8 109 (40.37%) Cisco ASA
9 104 (38.52%) CCNP
10 87 (32.22%) LAN
11 85 (31.48%) F5
12 83 (30.74%) WAN
13 79 (29.26%) CCNA
13 79 (29.26%) TCP/IP
14 65 (24.07%) Wireless
15 58 (21.48%) Fortinet
16 51 (18.89%) MPLS
16 51 (18.89%) DNS
17 49 (18.15%) Load Balancing
18 46 (17.04%) VPN
19 43 (15.93%) FortiGate
20 41 (15.19%) Aruba
21 39 (14.44%) Extreme Networks
22 35 (12.96%) SonicWALL
22 35 (12.96%) BGP
22 35 (12.96%) Data Centre
23 34 (12.59%) Cisco Wireless
24 31 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
25 30 (11.11%) Finance
26 29 (10.74%) OSPF

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 5 (1.85%) IIS
2 3 (1.11%) Apache
2 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) S-PLUS
2 3 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) IaaS
1 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 270 (100.00%) Firewall
2 123 (45.56%) Network Security
3 109 (40.37%) Cisco ASA
4 87 (32.22%) LAN
5 83 (30.74%) WAN
6 79 (29.26%) TCP/IP
7 65 (24.07%) Wireless
8 51 (18.89%) DNS
8 51 (18.89%) MPLS
9 46 (17.04%) VPN
10 35 (12.96%) BGP
11 34 (12.59%) Cisco Wireless
12 29 (10.74%) OSPF
13 23 (8.52%) VLAN
14 19 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (6.67%) ADSL
16 17 (6.30%) Internet
17 12 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (4.44%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (11.11%) Finance
2 20 (7.41%) Retail
3 8 (2.96%) Banking
3 8 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.48%) Back Office
5 2 (0.74%) Front Office
5 2 (0.74%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (2.96%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.48%) Shadow IT
5 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.37%) PKI
6 1 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.37%) Linux
2 24 (8.89%) Windows
3 20 (7.41%) Unix
4 9 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) CatOS
8 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.15%) Load Balancing
2 31 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
3 29 (10.74%) SIEM
4 26 (9.63%) ITIL
5 25 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (7.04%) Configuration Management
7 17 (6.30%) Incident Management
8 16 (5.93%) Change Management
8 16 (5.93%) Information Security
8 16 (5.93%) Security Monitoring
9 14 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.07%) Network Design
10 11 (4.07%) Service Delivery
10 11 (4.07%) Threat Management
11 10 (3.70%) Network Management
12 9 (3.33%) Patch Management
12 9 (3.33%) Threat Detection
13 8 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (2.96%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.74%) Python
2 2 (0.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 135 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (38.52%) CCNP
3 79 (29.26%) CCNA
4 29 (10.74%) Security Cleared
5 25 (9.26%) SC Cleared
6 18 (6.67%) Degree
7 15 (5.56%) JNCIS
8 12 (4.44%) CCIE
9 10 (3.70%) JNCIA
10 9 (3.33%) CCSA
11 8 (2.96%) CCSE
12 6 (2.22%) CISSP
13 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.85%) SANS
14 4 (1.48%) CISM
14 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.48%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.74%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.11%) ISO27002
3 3 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.07%) Firmware
2 10 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.59%) vSphere
4 6 (2.22%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.37%) vCloud
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (15.93%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.48%) Nagios
3 3 (1.11%) Cacti
3 3 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.11%) Nessus
3 3 (1.11%) RSA enVision
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 202 (74.81%) Cisco
2 142 (52.59%) Palo Alto
3 139 (51.48%) Juniper
4 128 (47.41%) CheckPoint
5 85 (31.48%) F5
6 58 (21.48%) Fortinet
7 41 (15.19%) Aruba
8 39 (14.44%) Extreme Networks
9 35 (12.96%) SonicWALL
10 29 (10.74%) WatchGuard
11 24 (8.89%) VMware
12 14 (5.19%) Blue Coat
13 10 (3.70%) Meraki
14 9 (3.33%) Brocade
14 9 (3.33%) FireEye
14 9 (3.33%) Microsoft
14 9 (3.33%) Splunk
15 7 (2.59%) HP
16 5 (1.85%) Dell
16 5 (1.85%) Nokia
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £55,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: 10 days ago