Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Firewall Analyst was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Firewall Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1118 1205
Rank change year-on-year +38 +87 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 69 45 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.027% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.028% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 55
England median annual salary £53,750 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.61% -18.95% -
10th Percentile £36,475 £24,000 £29,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £78,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £38,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -18.95% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 156,505 161,081 189,809
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,219 135,101 160,226
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Firewall Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Firewall Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Analyst in England

Firewall Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Firewall Analyst in England

Firewall Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall Analyst in England

Firewall Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
South East +38 37 £52,500 +90.91%
London +19 25 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +11 4 £47,500 +14.46%
East of England +9 4 £47,500 +23.38%
East Midlands +22 3 £47,500 +13.10%
West Midlands +16 1 £57,500 +43.75%
South West +2 1 £37,500 -
Firewall Analyst
UK

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Firewall Analyst 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 England region featuring Firewall Analyst in the job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Firewall
2 54 (78.26%) Cisco
3 50 (72.46%) CheckPoint
4 42 (60.87%) F5
5 39 (56.52%) Juniper
6 37 (53.62%) Windows
7 35 (50.72%) Palo Alto
8 31 (44.93%) Sourcefire
9 30 (43.48%) Linux
10 27 (39.13%) Unix
10 27 (39.13%) Blue Coat
11 24 (34.78%) Network Security
12 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (31.88%) French Language
13 22 (31.88%) German Language
13 22 (31.88%) Crossbeam
13 22 (31.88%) Solaris
13 22 (31.88%) Windows 2000
13 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (27.54%) SIEM
15 18 (26.09%) CISSP
16 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (21.74%) VPN
17 14 (20.29%) ITIL
17 14 (20.29%) Cisco ISE
18 13 (18.84%) Penetration Testing
19 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
19 12 (17.39%) DNS

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (1.45%) Apache
1 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (34.78%) Network Security
3 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (21.74%) VPN
5 14 (20.29%) Cisco ISE
6 12 (17.39%) DNS
6 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.49%) WAN
8 8 (11.59%) LAN
9 7 (10.14%) Wireless
10 6 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (8.70%) IPsec
10 6 (8.70%) OpenVPN
11 5 (7.25%) BGP
11 5 (7.25%) DHCP
11 5 (7.25%) EIGRP
11 5 (7.25%) OSPF
12 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (4.35%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 22 (31.88%) French Language
1 22 (31.88%) German Language
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Digital Economy
4 4 (5.80%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) PKI
2 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 37 (53.62%) Windows
2 30 (43.48%) Linux
3 27 (39.13%) Unix
4 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (31.88%) Solaris
5 22 (31.88%) Windows 2000
5 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.70%) CentOS
6 6 (8.70%) Debian
6 6 (8.70%) Kali Linux
6 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) SIEM
2 14 (20.29%) ITIL
3 13 (18.84%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (10.14%) Information Security
6 6 (8.70%) Cyber Resilience
6 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.70%) Security Patching
6 6 (8.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.80%) Network Design
8 4 (5.80%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (5.80%) Security Architecture
9 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) CISSP
2 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.39%) CCNP
4 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.59%) CCSA
5 8 (11.59%) CEH
5 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.14%) CCNA
6 7 (10.14%) CCSE
7 6 (8.70%) CREST Certified
7 6 (8.70%) GIAC
7 6 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
7 6 (8.70%) LPIC
7 6 (8.70%) RHCA
7 6 (8.70%) RHCE
7 6 (8.70%) RHCSA
7 6 (8.70%) SANS
8 4 (5.80%) Degree
9 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.90%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) pfSense
1 6 (8.70%) Snort
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) FortiGate
1 6 (8.70%) Nessus
1 6 (8.70%) OpenVAS
1 6 (8.70%) OSSEC
2 5 (7.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (78.26%) Cisco
2 50 (72.46%) CheckPoint
3 42 (60.87%) F5
4 39 (56.52%) Juniper
5 35 (50.72%) Palo Alto
6 31 (44.93%) Sourcefire
7 27 (39.13%) Blue Coat
8 22 (31.88%) Crossbeam
9 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
10 8 (11.59%) HP
11 7 (10.14%) McAfee
12 6 (8.70%) AlienVault
12 6 (8.70%) Aruba
12 6 (8.70%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (8.70%) ForeScout
12 6 (8.70%) LogRhythm
12 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
12 6 (8.70%) SonicWALL
12 6 (8.70%) WatchGuard