The median annual salary for a Firewall Engineer was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 415 398
Rank change year-on-year +48 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 26 40 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 64
Median salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £53,500
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 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 14360 18919 21169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.72% 96.78% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12064 16112 17005
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 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
Berkshire +39 15 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Hampshire - 6 £50,000 -
Kent +18 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East Sussex - 2 £44,500 -
Surrey +31 1 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 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 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 South East region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Firewall
2 60 (76.92%) Cisco
3 52 (66.67%) Juniper
4 47 (60.26%) Palo Alto
5 45 (57.69%) WAN
6 43 (55.13%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (50.00%) CCNP
8 36 (46.15%) LAN
9 34 (43.59%) DNS
9 34 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (41.03%) Network Security
11 31 (39.74%) TCP/IP
12 29 (37.18%) CCNA
12 29 (37.18%) MPLS
12 29 (37.18%) F5
13 27 (34.62%) VPN
14 24 (30.77%) Load Balancing
15 22 (28.21%) CheckPoint
16 17 (21.79%) Kalman Filter
17 15 (19.23%) Wireless
18 14 (17.95%) ADSL
18 14 (17.95%) VLAN
19 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
19 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
20 11 (14.10%) Cisco Nexus
21 10 (12.82%) Fortinet
22 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
22 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
22 8 (10.26%) VoIP
22 8 (10.26%) Microsoft

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 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (100.00%) Firewall
2 45 (57.69%) WAN
3 36 (46.15%) LAN
4 34 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (43.59%) DNS
5 32 (41.03%) Network Security
6 31 (39.74%) TCP/IP
7 29 (37.18%) MPLS
8 27 (34.62%) VPN
9 15 (19.23%) Wireless
10 14 (17.95%) ADSL
10 14 (17.95%) VLAN
11 11 (14.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (10.26%) VoIP
13 7 (8.97%) BGP
13 7 (8.97%) Internet
13 7 (8.97%) OSPF
14 6 (7.69%) DHCP
14 6 (7.69%) Ethernet
14 6 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) CatOS
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Load Balancing
2 17 (21.79%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.41%) ITIL
6 4 (5.13%) Change Management
6 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.13%) Information Security
6 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.85%) Network Design
7 3 (3.85%) Ticket Management
7 3 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.56%) B2B
8 2 (2.56%) Network Management
8 2 (2.56%) Network Optimisation
8 2 (2.56%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.56%) Threat Management
9 1 (1.28%) SIEM
9 1 (1.28%) Validation
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (50.00%) CCNP
3 29 (37.18%) CCNA
4 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) CCIE
6 3 (3.85%) HNC
6 3 (3.85%) HND
7 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.28%) CCSP
8 1 (1.28%) CCVP
8 1 (1.28%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CISA
8 1 (1.28%) CISM
8 1 (1.28%) CISSP
8 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) vCloud
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (3.85%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (76.92%) Cisco
2 52 (66.67%) Juniper
3 47 (60.26%) Palo Alto
4 29 (37.18%) F5
5 22 (28.21%) CheckPoint
6 10 (12.82%) Fortinet
7 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.97%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (7.69%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.41%) Nokia
11 4 (5.13%) Aruba
11 4 (5.13%) VMware
12 3 (3.85%) Avaya
12 3 (3.85%) NetApp
12 3 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (2.56%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.56%) HP
13 2 (2.56%) Mitel
13 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
14 1 (1.28%) Infoblox
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