Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Analyst was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1205 1256
Rank change year-on-year +103 +51 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 56 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.027% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.028% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 31
England median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.32% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £83,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £40,500 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -14.74% +25.00% -10.59%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 160847 183530 200860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.01% 96.53% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131954 155895 166469
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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
London +58 30 £50,500 -27.86% 2
South East +78 12 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +32 7 - -
North of England -11 7 - -
Midlands +38 4 £37,500 -21.05%
East of England +25 3 £48,500 -3.00%
East Midlands +19 3 £35,000 -17.65%
West Midlands +20 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Firewall Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 56 (100.00%) Firewall
2 48 (85.71%) Cisco
3 38 (67.86%) CheckPoint
4 28 (50.00%) Linux
5 24 (42.86%) Network Security
6 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (37.50%) Windows
7 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (35.71%) Juniper
8 20 (35.71%) CCNP
9 19 (33.93%) VPN
9 19 (33.93%) F5
10 18 (32.14%) Red Hat
10 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (28.57%) Sourcefire
11 16 (28.57%) ITIL
11 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
12 15 (26.79%) SIEM
13 14 (25.00%) Palo Alto
14 13 (23.21%) McAfee
14 13 (23.21%) PKI
15 12 (21.43%) WAN
16 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
16 11 (19.64%) LAN
16 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
16 11 (19.64%) Debian
16 11 (19.64%) PCI DSS
16 11 (19.64%) CentOS
16 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (100.00%) Firewall
2 24 (42.86%) Network Security
3 19 (33.93%) VPN
4 16 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (21.43%) WAN
6 11 (19.64%) LAN
6 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
7 10 (17.86%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (8.93%) DNS
9 4 (7.14%) HTTP
9 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
9 4 (7.14%) SAN
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.36%) NAS
10 3 (5.36%) snoop
10 3 (5.36%) SSL
10 3 (5.36%) tcpdump
10 3 (5.36%) VSAN
10 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
11 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
1 8 (14.29%) Legal
2 6 (10.71%) Digital Economy
2 6 (10.71%) French Language
2 6 (10.71%) German Language
3 5 (8.93%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.21%) PKI
3 11 (19.64%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.36%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.79%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.79%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 18 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (19.64%) CentOS
4 11 (19.64%) Debian
4 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
5 9 (16.07%) Kali Linux
5 9 (16.07%) Unix
6 6 (10.71%) Solaris
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 2000
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) SIEM
3 11 (19.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 11 (19.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.50%) High Availability
4 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (10.71%) Network Design
5 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (8.93%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.14%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.57%) Security Operations
8 2 (3.57%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.79%) C-shell
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Korn
2 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (35.71%) CCNP
3 10 (17.86%) CCDP
3 10 (17.86%) CCNA
3 10 (17.86%) CCSP
3 10 (17.86%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (8.93%) CEH
5 4 (7.14%) CISSP
6 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (1.79%) CASP
8 1 (1.79%) CISM
8 1 (1.79%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.79%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (1.79%) LPIC
8 1 (1.79%) RHCE
8 1 (1.79%) RHCSA
8 1 (1.79%) SANS
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (19.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Snort
2 6 (10.71%) pfSense
3 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) OSSEC
2 5 (8.93%) Nessus
2 5 (8.93%) QRadar
3 3 (5.36%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 48 (85.71%) Cisco
2 38 (67.86%) CheckPoint
3 20 (35.71%) Juniper
4 19 (33.93%) F5
5 18 (32.14%) Red Hat
6 16 (28.57%) Sourcefire
7 14 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 13 (23.21%) McAfee
9 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (17.86%) Blue Coat
10 10 (17.86%) LogRhythm
11 6 (10.71%) Crossbeam
12 5 (8.93%) AlienVault
12 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
13 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
14 3 (5.36%) EMC
14 3 (5.36%) NetApp
14 3 (5.36%) VMware
15 2 (3.57%) Forcepoint
15 2 (3.57%) Symantec
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