The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Firewall Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 256 290
Rank change year-on-year +34 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 15 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.047% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.049% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 25
Median salary £40,750 £56,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.55% +32.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £53,250 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £59,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.19% -3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4949 6138 9863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.30% 96.22% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 5605 8439
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 31 (93.94%) Cisco
3 25 (75.76%) Juniper
4 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (69.70%) F5
6 22 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (63.64%) Network Security
7 21 (63.64%) Fortinet
7 21 (63.64%) CheckPoint
8 19 (57.58%) Wireless
8 19 (57.58%) Palo Alto
8 19 (57.58%) Cisco Wireless
9 18 (54.55%) FortiGate
9 18 (54.55%) Extreme Networks
9 18 (54.55%) WatchGuard
9 18 (54.55%) SonicWALL
9 18 (54.55%) Aruba
10 14 (42.42%) CCNP
11 13 (39.39%) Spanning Tree
11 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
12 12 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
13 11 (33.33%) CCNA
13 11 (33.33%) Linux
14 10 (30.30%) Windows
14 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
14 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
15 9 (27.27%) VPN
16 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
16 8 (24.24%) JNCIA

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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (63.64%) Network Security
4 19 (57.58%) Cisco Wireless
4 19 (57.58%) Wireless
5 13 (39.39%) Spanning Tree
6 9 (27.27%) VPN
7 6 (18.18%) WAN
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (15.15%) LAN
8 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
12 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
12 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (3.03%) Internet
12 1 (3.03%) IPsec
12 1 (3.03%) MPLS
12 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Ubuntu
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (15.15%) CentOS
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (36.36%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (15.15%) SIEM
2 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (9.09%) Security Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Hardware Maintenance
4 2 (6.06%) High Availability
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) C-shell
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Korn
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNP
3 11 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (24.24%) JNCIA
4 8 (24.24%) JNCIS
5 5 (15.15%) CISSP
6 3 (9.09%) CCDP
6 3 (9.09%) CCIE
6 3 (9.09%) CCSP
6 3 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) SANS
6 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) CCSA
7 2 (6.06%) CISA
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.06%) LPIC
7 2 (6.06%) RHCA
7 2 (6.06%) RHCE
7 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.06%) QA
4 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Snort
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) pfSense
3 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.09%) OSSEC
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.03%) Nessus
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) Cisco
2 25 (75.76%) Juniper
3 23 (69.70%) F5
4 21 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 21 (63.64%) Fortinet
5 19 (57.58%) Palo Alto
6 18 (54.55%) Aruba
6 18 (54.55%) Extreme Networks
6 18 (54.55%) SonicWALL
6 18 (54.55%) WatchGuard
7 10 (30.30%) Red Hat
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
9 4 (12.12%) McAfee
10 3 (9.09%) Aerohive Networks
10 3 (9.09%) Citrix
10 3 (9.09%) HP
10 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
11 2 (6.06%) NetApp
11 2 (6.06%) SAP