Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Specialist was £49,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1220 1228
Rank change year-on-year +64 +8 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Specialist 10 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.013% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 40
England median annual salary £49,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.50% -9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,500 £36,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% -4.35%

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 161292 183214 200397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131939 155738 166083
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 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 28 July 2017.

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 28 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 +43 5 £49,500 -3.41%
East of England +13 2 £46,000 -16.36%
South East +66 1 £60,000 +26.32%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
Firewall Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) Security Auditing
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) DWDM
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Fintech
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Auditing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Encryption
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee