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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Specialist
Rank 871 955 969
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.003% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £45,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Firewall Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Specialist
Top 10 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 5 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
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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 +74 4 £55,000 +22.22%
London +76 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Glasgow - 2 £48,750 -
Scotland - 2 £48,750 -
East of England +1 1 £47,000 +4.44%
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £47,000 -
Horley - 1 £60,000 -
Surrey - 1 £60,000 -
South East - 1 £60,000 -

Firewall Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (71.43%) Juniper
3 10 (71.43%) CCNP
4 9 (64.29%) Network Security
5 8 (57.14%) F5
6 6 (42.86%) Banking
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (35.71%) HSRP
7 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
7 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
7 5 (35.71%) OSPF
7 5 (35.71%) RIP
7 5 (35.71%) SNMP
8 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (21.43%) SIEM
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (21.43%) JNCIE
8 3 (21.43%) CISSP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) CCIE
9 2 (14.29%) VPN
9 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking

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 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
4 5 (35.71%) HSRP
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 5 (35.71%) RIP
4 5 (35.71%) SNMP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.14%) IPsec
7 1 (7.14%) IPv4
7 1 (7.14%) MPLS
7 1 (7.14%) SSH
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) JNCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) Qualys
5 1 (7.14%) Tufin