The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Specialist
Rank 875 928 867
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 21 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.003% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.004% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 12
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +16.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Firewall Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Firewall Specialist
Top 8 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 26 May 2015. 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 historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 20 £55,000 -4.34%
London +44 17 £55,000 -4.34%
Greenwich - 13 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £39,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -

Firewall Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Firewall
2 29 (90.63%) CheckPoint
3 25 (78.13%) Cisco
4 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 20 (62.50%) CCSA
5 20 (62.50%) CCSE
6 17 (53.13%) CCNP
6 17 (53.13%) DHCP
6 17 (53.13%) DNS
6 17 (53.13%) Juniper
7 16 (50.00%) NetScreen
7 16 (50.00%) SNMP
7 16 (50.00%) CCIE
7 16 (50.00%) JNCIP
7 16 (50.00%) FWSM
8 9 (28.13%) Blue Coat
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
9 5 (15.63%) CCDP
10 4 (12.50%) PMI
10 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 4 (12.50%) CCNA
10 4 (12.50%) Security Management
10 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.50%) McAfee
10 4 (12.50%) Information Security
10 4 (12.50%) Online Banking
10 4 (12.50%) Lumension
10 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Firewall Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (53.13%) DHCP
3 17 (53.13%) DNS
4 16 (50.00%) NetScreen
4 16 (50.00%) SNMP
4 16 (50.00%) FWSM
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) FirePass
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
General
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) PMI
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.50%) Online Banking
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) EFT
2 1 (3.13%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Security Management
1 4 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (3.13%) Service Management
2 1 (3.13%) SIEM
2 1 (3.13%) Change Control
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
2 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (62.50%) CCSA
2 20 (62.50%) CCSE
3 17 (53.13%) CCNP
4 16 (50.00%) CCIE
4 16 (50.00%) JNCIP
5 5 (15.63%) CCDP
6 4 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 4 (12.50%) CCNA
6 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CISSP
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) CheckPoint
2 25 (78.13%) Cisco
3 17 (53.13%) Juniper
4 9 (28.13%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.50%) McAfee
5 4 (12.50%) Lumension
6 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
6 3 (9.38%) IronPort
6 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Radianz
8 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.13%) LogLogic
8 1 (3.13%) Tradeweb
8 1 (3.13%) Qualys
8 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Imperva
8 1 (3.13%) Tufin