Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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

Firewall Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 229 215
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 20 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.036% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.038% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% -13.64%
10th Percentile £48,800 £47,125 £37,250
90th Percentile £59,200 £54,375 £51,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.94% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,152 5,301 5,051
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.79% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,387 3,383 3,069
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,525 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in Scotland

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in Scotland

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh +15 10 £50,000 -9.09%
Glasgow +4 10 - -
Firewall Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Firewall Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) Network Security
3 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) CCNP
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (30.00%) CCSE
5 6 (30.00%) CCSA
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (30.00%) Juniper
5 6 (30.00%) CCIE
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
5 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (30.00%) Programme Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) CCIE Security
5 6 (30.00%) Zscaler
6 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) CCNA
6 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (20.00%) Network Design
7 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (15.00%) F5
7 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.00%) HP

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Programme Delivery
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNP
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCIE
2 6 (30.00%) CCIE Security
2 6 (30.00%) CCSA
2 6 (30.00%) CCSE
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (30.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) Zscaler
4 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) VMware