Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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

Firewall Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 252 -
Rank change year-on-year -41 - +274
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 14 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.17% 0.099% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 0
Manchester median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
North West median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% -20.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7991 6926 7013
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.52% 97.85% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6737 5865 5753
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £63,550 £58,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in Manchester

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in Manchester

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in Manchester

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 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
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 -
Salford - 1 £47,500 -
Firewall Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Manchester region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
3 10 (71.43%) Fortinet
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (42.86%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) CCNA
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) MPLS
6 5 (35.71%) SIEM
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Change Management
8 3 (21.43%) Information Security
8 3 (21.43%) Network Design
8 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
8 3 (21.43%) ProxySG
8 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) VPN
8 3 (21.43%) DNS

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Junos
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNA
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 10 (71.43%) Fortinet
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (35.71%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) Meraki
8 1 (7.14%) ArcSight