The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Firewall Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 186 178
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 8 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.27% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.12% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 18
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £41,750 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2905 3347 3676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.74% 97.61% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2464 2976 3100
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in Hampshire

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in Hampshire

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in Hampshire

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Basingstoke - 4 £42,500 -
Firewall Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hampshire region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (86.21%) Palo Alto
3 19 (65.52%) Juniper
4 17 (58.62%) DNS
4 17 (58.62%) Load Balancing
5 16 (55.17%) F5
5 16 (55.17%) Cisco
5 16 (55.17%) WAN
5 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (51.72%) CCNP
6 15 (51.72%) LAN
7 13 (44.83%) CCNA
8 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
8 12 (41.38%) MPLS
8 12 (41.38%) VLAN
9 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
10 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
10 7 (24.14%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (17.24%) Network Security
11 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
11 5 (17.24%) ITIL
12 3 (10.34%) VoIP
12 3 (10.34%) OSPF
12 3 (10.34%) BGP
12 3 (10.34%) Wireless
12 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
12 3 (10.34%) Nessus
12 3 (10.34%) Network Design

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) DNS
3 16 (55.17%) VPN
3 16 (55.17%) WAN
4 15 (51.72%) LAN
5 12 (41.38%) MPLS
5 12 (41.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (41.38%) VLAN
6 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) OSPF
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.45%) NetScreen
8 1 (3.45%) TACACS
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) CentOS
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Load Balancing
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
4 3 (10.34%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.34%) Threat Management
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNP
3 13 (44.83%) CCNA
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vCloud
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
2 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Palo Alto
2 19 (65.52%) Juniper
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco
3 16 (55.17%) F5
4 7 (24.14%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
6 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Arista
7 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.45%) VMware