Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 July 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 565 525
Rank change year-on-year +79 -40 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 50 62 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 109
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 28686 37031 41381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.68% 97.04% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24053 31518 33496
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Firewall Engineer in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Engineer in the South East

Firewall Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Berkshire +66 23 £48,500 -22.40%
Surrey +20 9 £33,500 +11.67%
Kent +30 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire +27 6 £50,000 +33.33%
East Sussex - 4 £44,750 -
Middlesex +8 2 £63,500 +64.94%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Firewall Engineer
England

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South East region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (60.00%) WAN
3 29 (58.00%) Palo Alto
4 26 (52.00%) Cisco
5 21 (42.00%) TCP/IP
6 20 (40.00%) VPN
7 19 (38.00%) MPLS
8 18 (36.00%) CheckPoint
8 18 (36.00%) Juniper
9 17 (34.00%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (30.00%) DNS
11 14 (28.00%) DHCP
11 14 (28.00%) F5
12 13 (26.00%) LAN
12 13 (26.00%) Wireless
13 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (22.00%) Presales
14 11 (22.00%) Network Security
14 11 (22.00%) Windows
15 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
16 9 (18.00%) Fortinet
16 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (18.00%) BGP
16 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
17 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
17 8 (16.00%) SSL
17 8 (16.00%) VoIP
18 7 (14.00%) IPsec
18 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
18 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (60.00%) WAN
3 21 (42.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (40.00%) VPN
5 19 (38.00%) MPLS
6 17 (34.00%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (30.00%) DNS
8 14 (28.00%) DHCP
9 13 (26.00%) LAN
9 13 (26.00%) Wireless
10 12 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (22.00%) Network Security
12 9 (18.00%) BGP
13 8 (16.00%) SSL
13 8 (16.00%) VoIP
14 7 (14.00%) IPsec
15 5 (10.00%) HSRP
15 5 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
15 5 (10.00%) VLAN
15 5 (10.00%) VRRP
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Digital Economy
2 4 (8.00%) French Language
2 4 (8.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Presales
2 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.00%) Information Security
5 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) Network Design
6 3 (6.00%) SIEM
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.00%) Analytics
7 2 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (4.00%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) CCIE
3 5 (10.00%) HNC
3 5 (10.00%) HND
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) CCNP
4 4 (8.00%) CISA
4 4 (8.00%) CISM
4 4 (8.00%) CISSP
5 2 (4.00%) CEH
5 2 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.00%) CRISC
5 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.00%) SANS
6 1 (2.00%) CCSP
6 1 (2.00%) CCVP
6 1 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Palo Alto
2 26 (52.00%) Cisco
3 18 (36.00%) CheckPoint
3 18 (36.00%) Juniper
4 14 (28.00%) F5
5 10 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 9 (18.00%) Fortinet
7 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.00%) Aruba
8 5 (10.00%) Avaya
9 4 (8.00%) Nokia
10 2 (4.00%) LogRhythm
10 2 (4.00%) McAfee
10 2 (4.00%) NetApp
10 2 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (4.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.00%) VMware
11 1 (2.00%) Arista
11 1 (2.00%) FireEye
11 1 (2.00%) Mitel