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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Specialist
Rank 908 943 998
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 13 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.023% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 4
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Firewall Specialist Salary Histogram 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 30 May 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 +38 13 £50,000 -9.09%
London +23 8 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England +36 3 £56,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £56,000 -
South East - 2 £50,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -

Firewall Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 10 (47.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) Dell
6 8 (38.10%) Radware
6 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
6 8 (38.10%) MPLS
6 8 (38.10%) Network Design
6 8 (38.10%) VLAN
6 8 (38.10%) SonicWALL
6 8 (38.10%) Presales
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
6 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Network Security
7 7 (33.33%) C
8 6 (28.57%) CCNP
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) CCSA
9 5 (23.81%) Juniper
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) CCSE
9 5 (23.81%) CISSP
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus

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 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 8 (38.10%) VLAN
4 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (14.29%) FWSM
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) IPsec
6 3 (14.29%) SSL
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
7 2 (9.52%) FirePass
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
7 2 (9.52%) RIP
7 2 (9.52%) SNMP
7 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.52%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Network Design
1 8 (38.10%) Presales
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Threat Detection
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Information Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) CCNP
2 6 (28.57%) CCSA
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (23.81%) CCSE
3 5 (23.81%) CISSP
4 3 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (9.52%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) CEH
6 1 (4.76%) CISA
6 1 (4.76%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
2 8 (38.10%) Dell
2 8 (38.10%) Radware
2 8 (38.10%) SonicWALL
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Imperva
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Qualys