The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 812 722
Rank change year-on-year +46 -90  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 101 93 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83 76 187
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.19% -3.33%  

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 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 38 £45,000 +7.14%
South East +73 32 £38,000 -11.62%
North West -25 18 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Midlands +13 6 £58,750 +17.50% 1
East of England -1 6 £72,500 +38.09%
Yorkshire -6 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Firewall Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 210 (100.00%) Firewall
2 164 (78.10%) Cisco
3 116 (55.24%) Juniper
4 115 (54.76%) Palo Alto
5 108 (51.43%) CheckPoint
6 99 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
7 93 (44.29%) Network Security
7 93 (44.29%) Cisco ASA
8 74 (35.24%) F5
9 73 (34.76%) WAN
10 69 (32.86%) TCP/IP
10 69 (32.86%) Fortinet
11 66 (31.43%) CCNP
12 62 (29.52%) VPN
12 62 (29.52%) FortiGate
13 61 (29.05%) Wireless
14 59 (28.10%) CCNA
15 51 (24.29%) Data Centre
16 49 (23.33%) LAN
17 48 (22.86%) DNS
17 48 (22.86%) MPLS
18 43 (20.48%) BGP
18 43 (20.48%) Cisco Wireless
19 42 (20.00%) Windows
20 39 (18.57%) WatchGuard
21 38 (18.10%) Aruba
22 36 (17.14%) SonicWALL
22 36 (17.14%) Extreme Networks
23 32 (15.24%) Blue Coat
23 32 (15.24%) Finance

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 5 (2.38%) Apache
1 5 (2.38%) IIS
1 5 (2.38%) Skype for Business
1 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.86%) Akamai
2 6 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.95%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 210 (100.00%) Firewall
2 93 (44.29%) Cisco ASA
2 93 (44.29%) Network Security
3 73 (34.76%) WAN
4 69 (32.86%) TCP/IP
5 62 (29.52%) VPN
6 61 (29.05%) Wireless
7 49 (23.33%) LAN
8 48 (22.86%) DNS
8 48 (22.86%) MPLS
9 43 (20.48%) BGP
9 43 (20.48%) Cisco Wireless
10 27 (12.86%) OSPF
11 23 (10.95%) DHCP
12 20 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (9.52%) Internet
13 19 (9.05%) VLAN
14 17 (8.10%) Spanning Tree
14 17 (8.10%) SSL
15 16 (7.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) GIS
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (15.24%) Finance
2 7 (3.33%) Banking
3 6 (2.86%) Legal
3 6 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.90%) Digital Economy
4 4 (1.90%) French Language
4 4 (1.90%) German Language
5 2 (0.95%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Electronics
5 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Law
5 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (24.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (2.86%) PKI
5 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.48%) Fintech
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.00%) Windows
2 22 (10.48%) Linux
3 15 (7.14%) Unix
3 15 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.38%) CentOS
9 2 (0.95%) Debian
10 1 (0.48%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.86%) ITIL
2 26 (12.38%) Load Balancing
3 24 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (10.48%) SIEM
5 19 (9.05%) Presales
6 18 (8.57%) Information Security
7 17 (8.10%) Change Management
8 16 (7.62%) Network Design
9 15 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (6.19%) Security Operations
12 12 (5.71%) Security Monitoring
13 10 (4.76%) Network Management
14 9 (4.29%) Mentoring
15 8 (3.81%) Analytics
15 8 (3.81%) Network Architecture
16 7 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 7 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
17 6 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.95%) Python
1 2 (0.95%) SQL
2 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.48%) C-shell
2 1 (0.48%) Java
2 1 (0.48%) Korn
2 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (47.14%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (31.43%) CCNP
3 59 (28.10%) CCNA
4 18 (8.57%) CISSP
5 13 (6.19%) CISM
5 13 (6.19%) JNCIS
6 12 (5.71%) CISA
6 12 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.24%) Degree
8 9 (4.29%) CCIE
8 9 (4.29%) CCSA
8 9 (4.29%) CCSP
8 9 (4.29%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.81%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.33%) CCSE
11 6 (2.86%) CCVP
12 5 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (2.38%) HNC
12 5 (2.38%) HND
12 5 (2.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) SLA
2 9 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.95%) QA
5 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.24%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.43%) Snort
4 3 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.95%) pfSense
5 2 (0.95%) vSphere
5 2 (0.95%) XenApp
6 1 (0.48%) Firmware
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) vCloud
6 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (29.52%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.43%) OSSEC
4 2 (0.95%) Puppet
4 2 (0.95%) RSA enVision
4 2 (0.95%) SCCM
5 1 (0.48%) Ansible
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.48%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.48%) Nessus
5 1 (0.48%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 164 (78.10%) Cisco
2 116 (55.24%) Juniper
3 115 (54.76%) Palo Alto
4 108 (51.43%) CheckPoint
5 74 (35.24%) F5
6 69 (32.86%) Fortinet
7 39 (18.57%) WatchGuard
8 38 (18.10%) Aruba
9 36 (17.14%) Extreme Networks
9 36 (17.14%) SonicWALL
10 32 (15.24%) Blue Coat
11 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 15 (7.14%) VMware
13 10 (4.76%) Red Hat
14 9 (4.29%) Citrix
15 7 (3.33%) HP
15 7 (3.33%) McAfee
16 6 (2.86%) Avaya
16 6 (2.86%) LogRhythm
16 6 (2.86%) Meraki
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + OT
Posted: 27 days ago