The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Firewall Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Firewall Engineer
Rank 920 877 930
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 15 60 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.056% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.058% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 15 56 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £41,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £46,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.64%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Firewall Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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 -18 13 £60,000 +20.00% 2
London -20 7 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Yorkshire +9 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Leeds +4 6 £60,000 +41.17%
West Yorkshire -4 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Firewall Engineer 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 Senior Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Firewall
2 49 (87.50%) Cisco
3 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (48.21%) CCNP
5 25 (44.64%) CheckPoint
5 25 (44.64%) Network Security
6 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
7 22 (39.29%) Banking
8 20 (35.71%) BGP
9 19 (33.93%) OSPF
9 19 (33.93%) Finance
9 19 (33.93%) VPN
10 18 (32.14%) Juniper
10 18 (32.14%) CCIE
11 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (26.79%) LAN
12 15 (26.79%) VoIP
12 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (25.00%) CCNA
13 14 (25.00%) EIGRP
13 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
14 13 (23.21%) Wireless
14 13 (23.21%) Riverbed
14 13 (23.21%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (21.43%) CCSE
15 12 (21.43%) MPLS
15 12 (21.43%) CCSA
15 12 (21.43%) Palo Alto
16 10 (17.86%) Eurex
16 10 (17.86%) IPsec

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Firewall Engineer 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 Senior Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (44.64%) Network Security
3 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
4 20 (35.71%) BGP
5 19 (33.93%) OSPF
5 19 (33.93%) VPN
6 15 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (26.79%) LAN
6 15 (26.79%) VoIP
7 14 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 13 (23.21%) Wireless
9 12 (21.43%) MPLS
10 10 (17.86%) IPsec
10 10 (17.86%) WAN
11 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (14.29%) DMVPN
12 8 (14.29%) DNS
12 8 (14.29%) HSRP
12 8 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (39.29%) Banking
2 19 (33.93%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.86%) Eurex
4 9 (16.07%) Online Banking
5 7 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
1 7 (12.50%) Unix
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (12.50%) Network Design
2 7 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (12.50%) Web Filtering
3 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (3.57%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.57%) Network Management
6 2 (3.57%) Software License Management
6 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (48.21%) CCNP
3 18 (32.14%) CCIE
4 14 (25.00%) CCNA
5 12 (21.43%) CCSA
5 12 (21.43%) CCSE
6 10 (17.86%) Degree
7 4 (7.14%) JNCIP
7 4 (7.14%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.57%) CISM
8 2 (3.57%) CISSP
9 1 (1.79%) CCDA
9 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) COBIT
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) Cisco
2 25 (44.64%) CheckPoint
3 18 (32.14%) Juniper
4 13 (23.21%) Riverbed
5 12 (21.43%) Palo Alto
6 10 (17.86%) F5
7 7 (12.50%) MobileIron
8 6 (10.71%) Bloomberg
8 6 (10.71%) Citrix
9 4 (7.14%) HP
10 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.57%) Dell
10 2 (3.57%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.57%) VMware
11 1 (1.79%) CommVault
11 1 (1.79%) Crossbeam
11 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.79%) Radware
11 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
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