The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Engineer
England / North West
Rank 228 235 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 19 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.23%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in the North West

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester -11 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cheshire - 6 £35,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North West region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) Cisco
3 17 (68.00%) Palo Alto
4 16 (64.00%) Fortinet
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (40.00%) CCNP
6 10 (40.00%) Network Security
6 10 (40.00%) SIEM
6 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
7 9 (36.00%) CCNA
7 9 (36.00%) Juniper
8 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 7 (28.00%) Information Security
10 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (24.00%) Security Operations
10 6 (24.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (20.00%) VPN
11 5 (20.00%) Wireless
12 4 (16.00%) MPLS
12 4 (16.00%) SLA
12 4 (16.00%) BGP
12 4 (16.00%) Linux
12 4 (16.00%) VMware
12 4 (16.00%) Windows Server

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 25 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) Network Security
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (20.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (16.00%) BGP
5 4 (16.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) FTP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.00%) SMTP
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) SIEM
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Presales
6 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Network Management
7 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
8 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) System Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (40.00%) CCNP
3 9 (36.00%) CCNA
4 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (12.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Palo Alto
3 16 (64.00%) Fortinet
4 9 (36.00%) Juniper
5 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.00%) Meraki
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (8.00%) 3Com
8 2 (8.00%) Draytek
8 2 (8.00%) HP
9 1 (4.00%) F5
9 1 (4.00%) FireEye
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago