The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 122 138 120
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £43,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1772 2251 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.88% 95.54% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1746 1431
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in Birmingham

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in Birmingham

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in Birmingham

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire