Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 282 267
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.027% 0.067% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.069% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% +4.84% -48.33%
North West median annual salary £48,750 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +39.29% +12.90% -6.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,203 7,234 6,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.15% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 6,239 5,626
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto