The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 177 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.057% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

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 3817 3396 3602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.08% 97.59% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3221 2859 2931
Median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 - 1
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 24 April 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 13 (92.86%) Fortinet
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
4 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) BGP
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Presales
7 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) Meraki
7 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
7 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring

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 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 2 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Fortinet
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Palo Alto
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Meraki
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago