The first table below looks at the demand for the Firewall Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall Specialist
Rank 914 860 919
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 3 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.021% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.022% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 3
Average salary £62,500 £50,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.76% +16.09%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +3.44%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Firewall Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -66 3 £62,500 +23.76%
South East -15 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Kent -19 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Surrey - 1 - -

Firewall Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
4 4 (57.14%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) IronPort
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) McAfee
6 2 (28.57%) Avaya
6 2 (28.57%) CTI
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 2 (28.57%) Polycom
6 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (28.57%) NetScout
6 2 (28.57%) Verint
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (14.29%) Multicast
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management

Firewall Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Firewall Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Firewall Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) CTI
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) IronPort
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) Avaya
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) Polycom
5 2 (28.57%) NetScout
5 2 (28.57%) Verint
6 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
6 1 (14.29%) TippingPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Tradeweb
6 1 (14.29%) Tufin
6 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
6 1 (14.29%) Radianz