Period
to 26 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

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

Firewall Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 948 983
Rank change year-on-year -126 +35 -136
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 94 197 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 84 182 225
England median annual salary £52,500 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.98% -6.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,625 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £58,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%

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 156,787 155,110 182,478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 128,298 129,340 154,887
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in England

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in England

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in England

Firewall Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 26 May 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 -42 33 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -80 33 £52,500 +31.25% 4
East of England +5 12 £72,500 +10.69%
West Midlands +8 7 £55,000 +2.33%
Midlands +7 7 £55,000 +2.33%
North of England -24 5 £55,000 +29.41% 3
South West -15 4 £57,500 +15.00% 2
North West -27 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire +30 2 - - 2
Firewall Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, Firewall Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 94 (100.00%) Firewall
2 83 (88.30%) Cisco
3 46 (48.94%) Network Security
4 45 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (45.74%) CheckPoint
6 41 (43.62%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (41.49%) Juniper
8 37 (39.36%) Palo Alto
9 33 (35.11%) WAN
10 29 (30.85%) NetScaler
11 28 (29.79%) F5
11 28 (29.79%) CCNP
12 27 (28.72%) VPN
13 26 (27.66%) LAN
13 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
14 25 (26.60%) CCNA
15 23 (24.47%) DNS
16 21 (22.34%) Finance
17 19 (20.21%) Fortinet
17 19 (20.21%) Wireless
17 19 (20.21%) VoIP
17 19 (20.21%) MPLS
18 18 (19.15%) OSPF
18 18 (19.15%) BGP
18 18 (19.15%) Citrix
19 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
20 16 (17.02%) Blue Coat
20 16 (17.02%) SIEM
21 15 (15.96%) Load Balancing
21 15 (15.96%) IP Telephony

Firewall Engineer 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 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Akamai
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (100.00%) Firewall
2 46 (48.94%) Network Security
3 41 (43.62%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (35.11%) WAN
5 29 (30.85%) NetScaler
6 27 (28.72%) VPN
7 26 (27.66%) LAN
8 23 (24.47%) DNS
9 19 (20.21%) MPLS
9 19 (20.21%) VoIP
9 19 (20.21%) Wireless
10 18 (19.15%) BGP
10 18 (19.15%) OSPF
11 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
12 15 (15.96%) IP Telephony
12 15 (15.96%) IPsec
13 11 (11.70%) HTTP
14 10 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (9.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.32%) Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) NHS
3 4 (4.26%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.06%) Fintech
5 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.70%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.32%) Linux
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.19%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (2.13%) AIX
7 2 (2.13%) CentOS
7 2 (2.13%) Debian
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.13%) Unix
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) SIEM
2 15 (15.96%) Load Balancing
3 10 (10.64%) Fault Management
3 10 (10.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 10 (10.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 9 (9.57%) Analytics
4 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.45%) Matrix Management
6 6 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.32%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (4.26%) Change Management
8 4 (4.26%) Information Security
8 4 (4.26%) Network Design
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL
9 3 (3.19%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.13%) High Availability
10 2 (2.13%) Patch Management
10 2 (2.13%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (2.13%) Security Architecture
10 2 (2.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.32%) Python
2 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.13%) Ruby
2 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (29.79%) CCNP
3 25 (26.60%) CCNA
4 13 (13.83%) CCSE
5 11 (11.70%) CCSA
5 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.38%) CCSP
7 5 (5.32%) CCIE
8 3 (3.19%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (3.19%) CISSP
9 2 (2.13%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.13%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.06%) CEH
10 1 (1.06%) Degree
10 1 (1.06%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.06%) MCP
10 1 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.06%) SSCP
10 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) GPG13
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) ProxySG
2 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.13%) NFS
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Cacti
3 2 (2.13%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Nessus
3 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 83 (88.30%) Cisco
2 43 (45.74%) CheckPoint
3 39 (41.49%) Juniper
4 37 (39.36%) Palo Alto
5 28 (29.79%) F5
6 19 (20.21%) Fortinet
7 18 (19.15%) Citrix
8 16 (17.02%) Blue Coat
9 8 (8.51%) VMware
10 7 (7.45%) McAfee
11 6 (6.38%) HP
11 6 (6.38%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.26%) Arista
12 4 (4.26%) SonicWALL
13 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.19%) Symantec
13 3 (3.19%) TIBCO
13 3 (3.19%) Veeam
14 2 (2.13%) IBM
14 2 (2.13%) NetApp