The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 587 551
Rank change year-on-year +66 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 56 68 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 96
Median salary £38,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +3.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.74% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in London

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in London

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in London

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London +49 19 £38,500 -3.14% 1
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Firewall Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) Firewall
2 75 (78.95%) Cisco
3 62 (65.26%) CheckPoint
4 57 (60.00%) Palo Alto
5 53 (55.79%) Juniper
6 46 (48.42%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (47.37%) Network Security
7 45 (47.37%) F5
8 40 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (42.11%) Wireless
9 35 (36.84%) Aruba
10 34 (35.79%) Fortinet
11 31 (32.63%) FortiGate
11 31 (32.63%) Cisco Wireless
12 30 (31.58%) Extreme Networks
12 30 (31.58%) SonicWALL
12 30 (31.58%) WatchGuard
13 27 (28.42%) Data Centre
14 25 (26.32%) CCNP
15 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
16 20 (21.05%) Linux
16 20 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (20.00%) Finance
18 18 (18.95%) CCNA
19 17 (17.89%) Internet
20 16 (16.84%) Unix
21 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing
21 14 (14.74%) SIEM
21 14 (14.74%) Security Monitoring
22 12 (12.63%) Spanning Tree

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.26%) Apache
1 5 (5.26%) IIS
1 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (100.00%) Firewall
2 45 (47.37%) Network Security
3 40 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
3 40 (42.11%) Wireless
4 31 (32.63%) Cisco Wireless
5 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
6 17 (17.89%) Internet
7 12 (12.63%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (12.63%) WAN
8 11 (11.58%) BGP
8 11 (11.58%) LAN
8 11 (11.58%) OSPF
9 10 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (10.53%) VPN
10 9 (9.47%) Broadband
10 9 (9.47%) DNS
11 8 (8.42%) SSL
11 8 (8.42%) Wireshark
12 6 (6.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Front Office
3 2 (2.11%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.16%) PKI
4 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) Unix
3 12 (12.63%) Windows
4 8 (8.42%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.16%) CentOS
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing
2 14 (14.74%) Security Monitoring
2 14 (14.74%) SIEM
3 11 (11.58%) Change Management
4 10 (10.53%) ITIL
4 10 (10.53%) Network Design
5 8 (8.42%) Analytics
5 8 (8.42%) Behavioural Analysis
5 8 (8.42%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.42%) Threat Detection
5 8 (8.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.26%) OWASP
6 5 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.26%) Security Operations
7 3 (3.16%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.16%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.11%) Line Management
8 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (48.42%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.32%) CCNP
3 18 (18.95%) CCNA
4 11 (11.58%) Degree
5 10 (10.53%) JNCIS
6 8 (8.42%) JNCIA
7 6 (6.32%) CCSA
8 5 (5.26%) CCSE
8 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.16%) CCDP
9 3 (3.16%) CCSP
9 3 (3.16%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.16%) CISSP
9 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.05%) CCA
10 1 (1.05%) CCIE
10 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.05%) MCP
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.26%) ISO27002
2 5 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.11%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.16%) Snort
2 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Firmware
3 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
4 1 (1.05%) XenApp
4 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (32.63%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.16%) OSSEC
3 2 (2.11%) Cacti
3 2 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.05%) HP NNM
4 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (78.95%) Cisco
2 62 (65.26%) CheckPoint
3 57 (60.00%) Palo Alto
4 53 (55.79%) Juniper
5 45 (47.37%) F5
6 35 (36.84%) Aruba
7 34 (35.79%) Fortinet
8 30 (31.58%) Extreme Networks
8 30 (31.58%) SonicWALL
8 30 (31.58%) WatchGuard
9 10 (10.53%) Blue Coat
10 9 (9.47%) Brocade
11 8 (8.42%) FireEye
11 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
11 8 (8.42%) Splunk
12 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
12 6 (6.32%) VMware
13 5 (5.26%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.26%) Sun
14 4 (4.21%) Riverbed
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