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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Specialist
UK
Rank 844 941 943
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 9 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 4
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,250 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Firewall Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Specialist
Top 11 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +90 6 £35,000 -22.22%
London +64 4 £35,000 -36.36%
West Drayton - 4 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £47,500 -
Scotland - 3 £47,500 -
South East +63 1 £60,000 +50.00%
East of England +18 1 £47,000 +2.17%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £47,000 -
Horley - 1 £60,000 -
Surrey - 1 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,000 -

Firewall Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 9 (60.00%) CCNP
4 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (46.67%) F5
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (33.33%) JNCIE
6 5 (33.33%) CCIE
7 4 (26.67%) Security Auditing
8 2 (13.33%) HSRP
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) OSPF
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) CISSP
8 2 (13.33%) RIP
8 2 (13.33%) SNMP
9 1 (6.67%) SIEM
9 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (6.67%) Forensic Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) VPN
9 1 (6.67%) IPv4
9 1 (6.67%) Windows

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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (53.33%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (13.33%) HSRP
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) RIP
5 2 (13.33%) SNMP
6 1 (6.67%) IPv4
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) e-Health
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Security Auditing
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) CCIE
3 5 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) Tufin