The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Firewall Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Firewall Engineer
Rank 923 865 999
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +134
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 9 82 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.077% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.080% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 5 71 5
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +20.00%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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% -

Senior Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Senior Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer within the UK.

Senior Firewall Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 -18 9 £65,000 +44.44% 3
London 0 5 £75,000 +42.85% 2
South East +18 2 £58,500 +36.04%
Reading +9 1 £65,000 +52.04%
Berkshire +7 1 £65,000 +52.04%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £52,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £52,000 -
Leominster - 1 - -

Senior Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Senior Firewall Engineer 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 Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco
4 16 (69.57%) CCNP
5 13 (56.52%) LAN
6 9 (39.13%) Network Security
6 9 (39.13%) VPN
6 9 (39.13%) Juniper
6 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
7 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
8 7 (30.43%) WAN
9 6 (26.09%) Network Design
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) DNS
10 5 (21.74%) SSL
10 5 (21.74%) CCIE
11 4 (17.39%) VoIP
11 4 (17.39%) CCNA
11 4 (17.39%) BGP
11 4 (17.39%) IPsec
11 4 (17.39%) Degree
11 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (13.04%) Junos
12 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (13.04%) Wireless
12 3 (13.04%) OSPF
12 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
12 3 (13.04%) Internet
12 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint

Senior Firewall Engineer 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 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) LAN
3 9 (39.13%) Network Security
3 9 (39.13%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) SSL
7 4 (17.39%) BGP
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) IPsec
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.04%) ISDN
8 3 (13.04%) Junos
8 3 (13.04%) OSPF
8 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
8 3 (13.04%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Front Office
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.70%) Software License Management
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Information Management
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Service Design
4 1 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (69.57%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCIE
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (8.70%) JNCIE
5 2 (8.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.35%) CCDA
6 1 (4.35%) CCSA
6 1 (4.35%) CCSE
6 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
4 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (4.35%) CommVault
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus/benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago