The median annual salary for a Firewall Analyst was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall Analyst
UK
Rank 841 913 936
Rank change year-on-year +72 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Analyst 23 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.035% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.036% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 14
Median salary £38,250 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.37% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.71% -22.22%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Analyst in the UK

Firewall Analyst
Top 12 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 27 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
England +80 21 £38,250 -7.27% 1
London +80 14 £38,250 -19.47% 1
City of London +58 8 £32,125 -54.10%
South East +65 7 £27,500 -21.42%
Berkshire +35 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Kent +26 2 £27,500 +30.95%
Maidenhead - 2 £52,500 -
Reading +31 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Scotland +19 1 £31,500 -21.25%
Edinburgh +1 1 £31,500 -21.25%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 33 (80.49%) Cisco
3 24 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (53.66%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (48.78%) Network Security
6 18 (43.90%) Juniper
6 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
7 15 (36.59%) F5
7 15 (36.59%) VPN
8 13 (31.71%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (29.27%) ITIL
10 11 (26.83%) CCNA
11 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
12 9 (21.95%) Blue Coat
12 9 (21.95%) SIEM
12 9 (21.95%) Wireless
12 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
13 8 (19.51%) Windows
13 8 (19.51%) WAN
13 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
13 8 (19.51%) Network Architecture
13 8 (19.51%) WatchGuard
13 8 (19.51%) Network Design
14 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
14 7 (17.07%) CCNP
14 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
14 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
15 6 (14.63%) CISSP
15 6 (14.63%) Forcepoint
15 6 (14.63%) Intel Security

Firewall Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (48.78%) Network Security
4 15 (36.59%) VPN
5 13 (31.71%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (21.95%) Wireless
7 8 (19.51%) WAN
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (12.20%) DNS
8 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.76%) Broadband
9 4 (9.76%) LAN
10 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (7.32%) HTTP
10 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
10 3 (7.32%) Internet
10 3 (7.32%) SAN
10 3 (7.32%) SSL
10 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (12.20%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) CentOS
2 5 (12.20%) Debian
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.32%) Kali Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) SIEM
3 8 (19.51%) Network Architecture
3 8 (19.51%) Network Design
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security
5 5 (12.20%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.20%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (12.20%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (7.32%) Network Management
7 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.44%) Project Management
9 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) CCNA
3 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) CCNP
5 6 (14.63%) CISSP
5 6 (14.63%) Degree
6 5 (12.20%) CCDP
6 5 (12.20%) CCSP
6 5 (12.20%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (9.76%) CISA
7 4 (9.76%) CISM
8 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) CCSA
9 1 (2.44%) CCSE
9 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.20%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.76%) COBIT
3 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Snort
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) FortiGate
1 5 (12.20%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
2 18 (43.90%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) F5
4 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
5 9 (21.95%) Blue Coat
6 8 (19.51%) WatchGuard
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
8 6 (14.63%) Forcepoint
8 6 (14.63%) Intel Security
8 6 (14.63%) SonicWALL
9 5 (12.20%) Aruba
9 5 (12.20%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (12.20%) LogRhythm
9 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
9 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
10 3 (7.32%) Meraki
10 3 (7.32%) Meru Networks
10 3 (7.32%) Synology
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