The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 200 262 278
Rank change year-on-year +62 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 19 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 35
Median salary £38,500 £39,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.14% -20.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,375 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 4808 6716 9658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.97% 95.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 6000 8224
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
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 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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in the City of London

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) Network Security
3 17 (89.47%) Juniper
4 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
4 16 (84.21%) F5
5 14 (73.68%) Wireless
5 14 (73.68%) Fortinet
5 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (73.68%) Palo Alto
5 14 (73.68%) Cisco Wireless
6 13 (68.42%) Extreme Networks
6 13 (68.42%) Aruba
6 13 (68.42%) FortiGate
6 13 (68.42%) WatchGuard
6 13 (68.42%) SonicWALL
7 12 (63.16%) CCNP
7 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (63.16%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (63.16%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (52.63%) CCNA
9 8 (42.11%) Linux
9 8 (42.11%) JNCIA
9 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
10 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
10 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
11 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
12 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (15.79%) Windows

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Network Security
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco Wireless
3 14 (73.68%) Wireless
4 12 (63.16%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.26%) DNS
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Junos
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Ubuntu
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (63.16%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Security Management
2 2 (10.53%) SIEM
2 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) CCNA
4 8 (42.11%) JNCIA
4 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
5 2 (10.53%) CCDP
5 2 (10.53%) CCSA
5 2 (10.53%) CCSP
5 2 (10.53%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (5.26%) CCA
6 1 (5.26%) CCSE
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.26%) MCP
6 1 (5.26%) SANS
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) VCP5
6 1 (5.26%) VCP6
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.53%) OSSEC
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Juniper
3 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 16 (84.21%) F5
4 14 (73.68%) Fortinet
4 14 (73.68%) Palo Alto
5 13 (68.42%) Aruba
5 13 (68.42%) Extreme Networks
5 13 (68.42%) SonicWALL
5 13 (68.42%) WatchGuard
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
8 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
8 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
9 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 1 (5.26%) NetApp
9 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.26%) VMware
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