Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Firewall Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 221 265
Rank change year-on-year +4 +44 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 14 37 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.57% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.58% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 6
East Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £39,083
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% +8.74% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,667
90th Percentile £68,750 £44,550 £41,417
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.94% -8.42% -2.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5057 6334 7285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.72% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4209 5011 5906
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,700 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in the East Midlands

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in the East Midlands

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in the East Midlands

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 10 £40,000 -
Leicestershire 0 4 £60,000 +41.18%
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) F5
2 10 (71.43%) NetApp
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 10 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (42.86%) CLARiiON
4 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (42.86%) VSAN
5 4 (28.57%) Arista
5 4 (28.57%) Runbook
5 4 (28.57%) SmoothWall
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) CCDP
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Python

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 6 (42.86%) VSAN
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) NX-OS
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) VRRP
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) CLARiiON
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
1 4 (28.57%) Runbook
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
1 4 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCDE
1 4 (28.57%) CCDP
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) HP APS
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 10 (71.43%) F5
2 10 (71.43%) NetApp
2 10 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) EMC
4 4 (28.57%) Arista
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) ProCurve
4 4 (28.57%) Sourcefire