The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 231 245
Rank change year-on-year -29 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 18 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.12% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.13% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.19% -3.33%  

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 6604 5498 6171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.65% 97.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5400 4661 5042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Cheshire -17 10 £48,500 -35.33% 1
Merseyside - 5 - -
Manchester -20 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (72.97%) Cisco
3 22 (59.46%) Network Security
4 21 (56.76%) Juniper
5 20 (54.05%) FortiGate
6 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
7 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (43.24%) Palo Alto
8 15 (40.54%) CCNP
9 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
10 12 (32.43%) Information Security
11 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
12 9 (24.32%) CCNA
12 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
14 7 (18.92%) SLA
14 7 (18.92%) MPLS
14 7 (18.92%) ITIL
14 7 (18.92%) Windows
14 7 (18.92%) SIEM
14 7 (18.92%) Degree
14 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
15 6 (16.22%) VPN
15 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
15 6 (16.22%) Change Management
16 5 (13.51%) CISSP
16 5 (13.51%) CISA
16 5 (13.51%) CISM
16 5 (13.51%) Wireless

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 37 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) Network Security
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.92%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) VPN
7 5 (13.51%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (13.51%) VLAN
7 5 (13.51%) WAN
7 5 (13.51%) Wireless
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
8 4 (10.81%) DNS
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (8.11%) Junos
10 2 (5.41%) LAN
10 2 (5.41%) SSH
10 2 (5.41%) SSL
10 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
11 1 (2.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) GIS
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.51%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
1 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) SIEM
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
6 4 (10.81%) Network Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.11%) Network Design
7 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Presales
7 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Statistics
8 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
5 5 (13.51%) CISA
5 5 (13.51%) CISM
5 5 (13.51%) CISSP
6 1 (2.70%) CCSA
6 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.41%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) Juniper
3 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
4 16 (43.24%) Palo Alto
5 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
6 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.81%) Meraki
7 4 (10.81%) VMware
8 2 (5.41%) 3Com
8 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.41%) Draytek
8 2 (5.41%) HP
9 1 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) FireEye
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