Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 748 717
Rank change year-on-year -42 -31 +128
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 52 91 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 49 89 180
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,750 £75,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.94% -8.42% -1.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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
Central London +20 8 £46,750 -10.10%
West London -4 2 £45,000 +18.42%
South London -8 1 £40,000 -15.79%
Firewall Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 52 (100.00%) Firewall
2 44 (84.62%) Cisco
3 22 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 22 (42.31%) Network Security
4 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (36.54%) LAN
6 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (30.77%) WAN
7 16 (30.77%) CCNA
7 16 (30.77%) Finance
8 14 (26.92%) VPN
9 12 (23.08%) ITIL
9 12 (23.08%) Fortinet
10 11 (21.15%) Windows
10 11 (21.15%) CCNP
11 10 (19.23%) Juniper
11 10 (19.23%) MPLS
11 10 (19.23%) VMware
11 10 (19.23%) Banking
11 10 (19.23%) Palo Alto
12 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (17.31%) DNS
13 8 (15.38%) IPsec
13 8 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (15.38%) F5
13 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
14 7 (13.46%) SIEM
14 7 (13.46%) Legal
14 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
14 7 (13.46%) BGP

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 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (42.31%) Network Security
3 19 (36.54%) LAN
4 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (30.77%) WAN
6 14 (26.92%) VPN
7 10 (19.23%) MPLS
8 9 (17.31%) DNS
9 8 (15.38%) IPsec
9 8 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (13.46%) BGP
10 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.54%) DHCP
11 6 (11.54%) OSPF
11 6 (11.54%) VLAN
12 5 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (9.62%) DMZ
12 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
13 4 (7.69%) EIGRP
13 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Blockchain
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Online Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Equities
3 3 (5.77%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
3 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) Fintech
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) SIEM
3 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.69%) High Availability
4 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (7.69%) Network Design
4 4 (7.69%) Network Management
4 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 4 (7.69%) Web Filtering
5 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.77%) Wealth Management
6 2 (3.85%) Analytics
6 2 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.85%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.92%) C-shell
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.92%) Korn
2 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.77%) CCNA
3 11 (21.15%) CCNP
4 6 (11.54%) CCSA
5 5 (9.62%) CCSE
6 3 (5.77%) CCIE
6 3 (5.77%) CEH
6 3 (5.77%) MCSE
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.85%) CISSP
8 1 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CISM
8 1 (1.92%) GIAC
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.92%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (1.92%) LPIC
8 1 (1.92%) RHCA
8 1 (1.92%) RHCE
8 1 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.92%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.77%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) Cisco
2 22 (42.31%) CheckPoint
3 12 (23.08%) Fortinet
4 10 (19.23%) Juniper
4 10 (19.23%) Palo Alto
4 10 (19.23%) VMware
5 8 (15.38%) F5
6 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.77%) Aruba
7 3 (5.77%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (5.77%) SAP
7 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.77%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) EqualLogic
8 2 (3.85%) Veeam
9 1 (1.92%) Meraki
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat