The median annual salary for a Senior Firewall Engineer was £42,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Firewall Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 447 450
Rank change year-on-year +53 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.005% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.005% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Median salary £42,750 £65,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.23% +47.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £65,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the 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 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Firewall Engineer in the South East

Senior Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Firewall Engineer in the South East

Senior Firewall Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Firewall Engineer in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Firewall Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +39 1 £35,500 -45.38%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Firewall Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) Network Security
4 10 (71.43%) F5
4 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
4 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (57.14%) Juniper
5 8 (57.14%) Firmware
5 8 (57.14%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Mitel
7 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 2 (14.29%) CyberArk
7 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
7 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) Meraki
8 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
8 1 (7.14%) FireEye
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013

Senior 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Network Security
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (7.14%) ATM
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) FTP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.14%) SMTP
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) SSH
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 10 (71.43%) F5
3 8 (57.14%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) CyberArk
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 1 (7.14%) FireEye
5 1 (7.14%) Meraki
5 1 (7.14%) ZyXEL