Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Firewall Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Firewall Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1121 1147 1235
Rank change year-on-year +26 +88 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 16 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.006% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 12
England median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% +1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £41,425 £32,500 £38,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £58,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 156,012 158,988 189,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,049 133,268 160,004
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 £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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Specialist in England

Firewall Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Firewall Specialist in England

Firewall Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Specialist in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall Specialist in England

Firewall Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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
London -1 10 £75,000 +114.29%
South East +12 2 - -
East of England +9 2 £46,000 -2.13%
North of England - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £37,500 - 2
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Firewall Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Firewall Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
4 4 (25.00%) Fintech
4 4 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 4 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (25.00%) MiFID
4 4 (25.00%) Games
4 4 (25.00%) ION Trading
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) ION MarketView
4 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Front Office
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) Fidessa
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001

Firewall Specialist 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 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (6.25%) Skype
7 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
2 4 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fintech
1 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 4 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Encryption
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) MiFID
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) Fidessa
3 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (25.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
4 1 (6.25%) VMware