The median annual salary for a Firewall Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Firewall Analyst
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 906 955
Rank change year-on-year +70 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 36 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.019% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 16
Median salary £40,500 £70,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.14% +122.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £77,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,750 £29,000
% change year-on-year +4.89% +23.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Firewall Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Firewall Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Analyst in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Firewall Analyst in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Analyst in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +68 34 £40,000 -42.85% 2
London +28 18 £52,500 -28.81%
City of London +37 8 £38,250 -19.47%
West Yorkshire +19 6 - - 1
Yorkshire +19 6 - - 1
Leeds - 6 - - 1
South East +58 4 £28,750 +15.00%
East Midlands +27 3 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England - 3 £48,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Hampshire +16 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Cardiff - 1 £44,000 -
South Wales - 1 £44,000 -
Southampton - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £44,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £48,500 -

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Firewall Analyst 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 featuring Firewall Analyst in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) Firewall
2 48 (82.76%) Cisco
3 37 (63.79%) CheckPoint
4 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (48.28%) Network Security
6 24 (41.38%) Juniper
6 24 (41.38%) Linux
7 21 (36.21%) F5
8 20 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (34.48%) VPN
8 20 (34.48%) CCNP
9 18 (31.03%) Windows
9 18 (31.03%) Red Hat
9 18 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (29.31%) SIEM
10 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
11 15 (25.86%) McAfee
12 14 (24.14%) PKI
12 14 (24.14%) Palo Alto
13 13 (22.41%) Sourcefire
14 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
14 12 (20.69%) Ubuntu
14 12 (20.69%) Debian
14 12 (20.69%) CCNA
14 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
14 12 (20.69%) LogRhythm
14 12 (20.69%) CentOS
14 12 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (20.69%) Two-Factor Authentication

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (100.00%) Firewall
2 28 (48.28%) Network Security
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (34.48%) VPN
4 11 (18.97%) Cisco ISE
5 10 (17.24%) WAN
6 9 (15.52%) LAN
7 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (10.34%) Wireless
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (8.62%) DNS
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.90%) HTTP
10 4 (6.90%) HTTPS
10 4 (6.90%) SAN
11 3 (5.17%) NAS
11 3 (5.17%) snoop
11 3 (5.17%) tcpdump
11 3 (5.17%) VSAN
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Legal
3 5 (8.62%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Digital Economy
4 2 (3.45%) French Language
4 2 (3.45%) German Language
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.14%) PKI
3 12 (20.69%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (5.17%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.72%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Windows
3 12 (20.69%) CentOS
3 12 (20.69%) Debian
3 12 (20.69%) Ubuntu
4 10 (17.24%) Kali Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Unix
6 2 (3.45%) Solaris
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) SIEM
2 12 (20.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 12 (20.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 12 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.34%) High Availability
4 6 (10.34%) Network Design
4 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (8.62%) Information Security
5 5 (8.62%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.17%) Security Operations
8 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.45%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.72%) C-shell
2 1 (1.72%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) Korn
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (34.48%) CCNP
3 12 (20.69%) CCNA
4 11 (18.97%) CCDP
4 11 (18.97%) CCSP
4 11 (18.97%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (8.62%) CEH
5 5 (8.62%) CISSP
5 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) Degree
7 1 (1.72%) CASP
7 1 (1.72%) CISM
7 1 (1.72%) GIAC
7 1 (1.72%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.72%) LPIC
7 1 (1.72%) RHCA
7 1 (1.72%) RHCE
7 1 (1.72%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.97%) Snort
2 6 (10.34%) pfSense
3 2 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) OSSEC
2 6 (10.34%) FortiGate
2 6 (10.34%) QRadar
3 5 (8.62%) Nessus
4 2 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Cisco
2 37 (63.79%) CheckPoint
3 24 (41.38%) Juniper
4 21 (36.21%) F5
5 18 (31.03%) Red Hat
6 15 (25.86%) McAfee
7 14 (24.14%) Palo Alto
8 13 (22.41%) Sourcefire
9 12 (20.69%) LogRhythm
9 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.52%) Fortinet
11 8 (13.79%) Blue Coat
12 7 (12.07%) SonicWALL
13 6 (10.34%) Aruba
13 6 (10.34%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (10.34%) WatchGuard
14 5 (8.62%) AlienVault
15 4 (6.90%) Forcepoint
15 4 (6.90%) NetApp
15 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
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