Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

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

Firewall Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 352 385
Rank change year-on-year +39 +33 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 9 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.091% 0.050% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.052% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 31
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +4.27%
10th Percentile £21,250 £36,250 £37,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £54,000 £52,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -5.45% +4.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9426 11486 17298
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 96.19% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8547 10488 14961
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% -

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in the City of London

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in the City of London

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 City of London region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 6 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) Aruba
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 3 (33.33%) High Availability
5 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (33.33%) Marketing

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Kali Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) High Availability
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) C-shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Korn
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) GIAC
3 1 (11.11%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) LPIC
3 1 (11.11%) RHCA
3 1 (11.11%) RHCE
3 1 (11.11%) RHCSA
3 1 (11.11%) SANS
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) F5
2 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Aruba
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 3 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (22.22%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat