The median annual salary for a Senior Firewall Engineer was £71,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 925 894
Rank change year-on-year +63 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 12 10 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.011% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 49
Median salary £71,250 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.90% +7.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,625 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £67,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +81.25% -11.11%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Firewall Engineer in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Firewall Engineer in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +51 12 £71,250 +46.90%
UK excluding London +35 6 £72,500 +81.25%
London +34 6 £70,000 +7.69%
East of England - 5 £72,500 -
South East +44 1 £60,000 +15.38%

Senior Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 featuring Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco
3 13 (59.09%) Fortinet
4 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Juniper
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 8 (36.36%) NetScaler
8 7 (31.82%) Network Security
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Citrix
8 7 (31.82%) CCNA
9 6 (27.27%) HTTP
9 6 (27.27%) Information Security
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (27.27%) SIEM
10 5 (22.73%) Akamai
10 5 (22.73%) Analytics
10 5 (22.73%) FortiGate
10 5 (22.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 5 (22.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 5 (22.73%) IPsec
10 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce

Senior Firewall Engineer 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Akamai
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) VPN
3 8 (36.36%) NetScaler
4 7 (31.82%) Network Security
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (27.27%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) IPsec
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
7 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) SSH
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Information Security
1 6 (27.27%) SIEM
2 5 (22.73%) Analytics
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
2 5 (22.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (22.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Privacy
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CISA
3 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) CISSP
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) FortiGate
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.55%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Fortinet
3 11 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 9 (40.91%) Juniper
5 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 7 (31.82%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) F5
9 3 (13.64%) SAP
10 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
10 1 (4.55%) FireEye
10 1 (4.55%) HP
10 1 (4.55%) Mitel