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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank 731 833 840
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 150 141 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 122 118 143
Median salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +73 141 £43,500 -13.00% 8
South East +107 66 £42,500 -15.00% 1
London +6 46 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +50 35 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reigate +36 32 £50,000 -
Hampshire +20 18 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 15 £43,500 -
Leicester - 15 £43,500 -
East Midlands - 15 £43,500 -
Basingstoke - 13 £45,000 -
Berkshire +51 8 £67,500 +35.00%
Scotland +28 6 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Farnborough -4 5 £40,000 -
North West - 5 £32,500 - 2
Bracknell +21 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £39,000 -
East of England -3 4 £41,750 -12.10%
Ealing - 4 £38,000 -
Glasgow +27 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands +3 3 £41,250 +79.34%
Milton Keynes - 3 £39,000 -
Manchester - 3 £32,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £32,500 - 1
South Wales - 3 £50,000 - 1
Wales - 3 £50,000 - 1
Bristol +23 2 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £37,500 -31.81%
South West +7 2 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Hertfordshire +1 2 £49,000 +12.00%
Birmingham -9 2 £40,000 +73.91%

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Firewall
2 169 (65.25%) Cisco
3 127 (49.03%) Network Security
4 125 (48.26%) CheckPoint
5 109 (42.08%) LAN
6 107 (41.31%) Cisco Certification
7 92 (35.52%) Juniper
8 91 (35.14%) TCP/IP
9 90 (34.75%) CCNP
10 82 (31.66%) Palo Alto
11 76 (29.34%) Cisco ASA
11 76 (29.34%) WAN
12 60 (23.17%) F5
13 59 (22.78%) MPLS
14 54 (20.85%) VPN
14 54 (20.85%) CCNA
15 48 (18.53%) DNS
16 40 (15.44%) Wireless
16 40 (15.44%) BGP
17 38 (14.67%) Retail
17 38 (14.67%) Load Balancing
18 37 (14.29%) Configuration Management
18 37 (14.29%) OSPF
19 34 (13.13%) ITIL
19 34 (13.13%) Security Cleared
20 32 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
21 31 (11.97%) SC Cleared
21 31 (11.97%) Windows
22 29 (11.20%) Linux
22 29 (11.20%) Finance

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 14 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.32%) IIS
4 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.77%) WordPress
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.47%) Office 365
2 7 (2.70%) Mimecast
3 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.39%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 259 (100.00%) Firewall
2 127 (49.03%) Network Security
3 109 (42.08%) LAN
4 91 (35.14%) TCP/IP
5 76 (29.34%) Cisco ASA
5 76 (29.34%) WAN
6 59 (22.78%) MPLS
7 54 (20.85%) VPN
8 48 (18.53%) DNS
9 40 (15.44%) BGP
9 40 (15.44%) Wireless
10 37 (14.29%) OSPF
11 24 (9.27%) Intrusion Detection
12 20 (7.72%) DHCP
13 18 (6.95%) VLAN
14 17 (6.56%) ADSL
15 14 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (4.63%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (4.25%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (14.67%) Retail
2 29 (11.20%) Finance
3 15 (5.79%) Banking
4 10 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.32%) Publishing
6 4 (1.54%) Back Office
7 3 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (0.77%) Front Office
8 2 (0.77%) Games
8 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.54%) Shadow IT
6 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.77%) Clustering
7 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.77%) PKI
7 2 (0.77%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.39%) e-Health
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.97%) Windows
2 29 (11.20%) Linux
3 16 (6.18%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.02%) Unix
5 7 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.93%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.67%) Load Balancing
2 37 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 34 (13.13%) ITIL
4 32 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (9.65%) SIEM
7 18 (6.95%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.41%) Change Management
9 13 (5.02%) Network Management
10 12 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.63%) Threat Management
11 11 (4.25%) Information Security
11 11 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (3.86%) Threat Detection
13 9 (3.47%) Analytics
13 9 (3.47%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (3.09%) Patch Management
14 8 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (2.70%) Problem Management
15 7 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.25%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.32%) SQL
3 3 (1.16%) Python
4 2 (0.77%) VB
4 2 (0.77%) VBScript
5 1 (0.39%) C
5 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (41.31%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (34.75%) CCNP
3 54 (20.85%) CCNA
4 34 (13.13%) Security Cleared
5 31 (11.97%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.02%) Degree
7 11 (4.25%) CCIE
8 8 (3.09%) CCSE
9 6 (2.32%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.32%) JNCIS
9 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.54%) CCSA
10 4 (1.54%) CISM
10 4 (1.54%) CISSP
10 4 (1.54%) JNCIE
10 4 (1.54%) SANS
11 3 (1.16%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.16%) MCSA
12 2 (0.77%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.79%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.02%) Firmware
2 13 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.86%) vSphere
4 6 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.77%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (2.32%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.93%) Nagios
3 4 (1.54%) Cacti
3 4 (1.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.54%) Nessus
4 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.39%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.39%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 169 (65.25%) Cisco
2 125 (48.26%) CheckPoint
3 92 (35.52%) Juniper
4 82 (31.66%) Palo Alto
5 60 (23.17%) F5
6 29 (11.20%) VMware
7 21 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 15 (5.79%) Aruba
9 11 (4.25%) HP
10 10 (3.86%) Fortinet
11 9 (3.47%) Splunk
12 8 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
12 8 (3.09%) FireEye
12 8 (3.09%) SonicWALL
13 7 (2.70%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.32%) Meraki
15 5 (1.93%) Dell
15 5 (1.93%) LANDesk
16 4 (1.54%) Avaya
16 4 (1.54%) Citrix
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