The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Firewall Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Specialist
Rank 899 958 978
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +78.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £42,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £85,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.18%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Firewall Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Firewall Specialist in the job title.

Firewall Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firewall Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist within the UK.

Firewall Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Firewall Specialist
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +62 6 £52,500 -4.54%
East of England +18 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
London +40 2 £55,000 -31.25%
Luton - 2 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £48,750 -
Scotland - 2 £48,750 -

Firewall Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Firewall Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Juniper
3 12 (70.59%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) F5
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (41.18%) HSRP
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
5 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) RIP
5 7 (41.18%) CISSP
6 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) SNMP
6 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) Threat Detection
8 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
8 3 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (17.65%) SSH
8 3 (17.65%) IPsec
8 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (17.65%) BGP
8 3 (17.65%) VPN

Firewall Specialist 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Network Security
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
4 7 (41.18%) HSRP
4 7 (41.18%) OSPF
4 7 (41.18%) RIP
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) SNMP
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) BGP
7 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (17.65%) IPsec
7 3 (17.65%) SSH
7 3 (17.65%) SSL
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) VLAN
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (17.65%) Threat Detection
1 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Presales
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CCNP
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIE
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) Juniper
2 9 (52.94%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) Qualys
4 2 (11.76%) Radware
4 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL