The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 602 554
Rank change year-on-year +21 -48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 37 43 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 103
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,125 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% -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 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 34768 38299 43107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.76% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112495 145931 163630
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 29 June 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 29 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
City of London +43 14 £42,500 -24.44%
Firewall Engineer
England

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

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

1 90 (100.00%) Firewall
2 79 (87.78%) Cisco
3 55 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 51 (56.67%) Juniper
6 50 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (54.44%) F5
8 46 (51.11%) Palo Alto
9 44 (48.89%) Network Security
10 39 (43.33%) Fortinet
10 39 (43.33%) Wireless
11 36 (40.00%) WatchGuard
11 36 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
12 32 (35.56%) Data Centre
12 32 (35.56%) FortiGate
12 32 (35.56%) SonicWALL
13 31 (34.44%) CCNP
13 31 (34.44%) Extreme Networks
14 30 (33.33%) Aruba
15 29 (32.22%) CCNA
16 27 (30.00%) VPN
17 26 (28.89%) WAN
18 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
19 22 (24.44%) Windows
20 20 (22.22%) LAN
21 19 (21.11%) BGP
22 16 (17.78%) Linux
22 16 (17.78%) DNS
23 14 (15.56%) ITIL
23 14 (15.56%) OSPF

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 5 (5.56%) IIS
1 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Akamai
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (100.00%) Firewall
2 50 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (48.89%) Network Security
4 39 (43.33%) Wireless
5 36 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 27 (30.00%) VPN
7 26 (28.89%) WAN
8 24 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 20 (22.22%) LAN
10 19 (21.11%) BGP
11 16 (17.78%) DNS
12 14 (15.56%) OSPF
13 12 (13.33%) Internet
13 12 (13.33%) MPLS
13 12 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (12.22%) Spanning Tree
15 8 (8.89%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (8.89%) SSL
16 7 (7.78%) BIG-IP
16 7 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Electronics
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) PKI
3 5 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.11%) Fintech
7 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Windows
2 16 (17.78%) Linux
3 10 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 8 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.78%) Unix
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.56%) CentOS
8 2 (2.22%) Debian
9 1 (1.11%) Kali Linux
9 1 (1.11%) VMS
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (12.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.00%) Network Design
6 7 (7.78%) SIEM
7 6 (6.67%) Security Operations
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.56%) OWASP
8 5 (5.56%) Presales
9 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (3.33%) High Availability
10 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Python
2 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.11%) C-shell
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) Korn
2 1 (1.11%) Ruby
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (34.44%) CCNP
3 29 (32.22%) CCNA
4 9 (10.00%) CISSP
4 9 (10.00%) JNCIS
5 8 (8.89%) CCSP
6 7 (7.78%) JNCIA
7 6 (6.67%) CCSA
8 5 (5.56%) CCIE
8 5 (5.56%) CCSE
8 5 (5.56%) CCVP
8 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.44%) CISM
10 3 (3.33%) CCDP
10 3 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.33%) CISA
10 3 (3.33%) Degree
10 3 (3.33%) SANS
11 2 (2.22%) LPIC
11 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.22%) QA
5 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) ProxySG
2 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) Snort
3 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.22%) pfSense
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.11%) vCloud
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (35.56%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.33%) OSSEC
4 2 (2.22%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) Ansible
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.11%) HP NNM
5 1 (1.11%) Nessus
5 1 (1.11%) SCCM
5 1 (1.11%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 79 (87.78%) Cisco
2 54 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 51 (56.67%) Juniper
4 49 (54.44%) F5
5 46 (51.11%) Palo Alto
6 39 (43.33%) Fortinet
7 36 (40.00%) WatchGuard
8 32 (35.56%) SonicWALL
9 31 (34.44%) Extreme Networks
10 30 (33.33%) Aruba
11 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.11%) Blue Coat
12 10 (11.11%) Red Hat
13 5 (5.56%) Sun
13 5 (5.56%) VMware
14 4 (4.44%) HP
14 4 (4.44%) LogRhythm
14 4 (4.44%) McAfee
14 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
15 3 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks