Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Firewall Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1164 1254
Rank change year-on-year -2 +90 -89
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 17 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.013% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 19
UK median annual salary £72,500 £51,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.78% -14.17% +30.43%
10th Percentile £51,250 £37,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £75,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +45.00% -16.67% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,024 165,879 194,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.25% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,024 136,627 163,207
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Firewall Engineer over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Firewall Engineer in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top 7 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 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 14 £72,500 +40.78%
UK excluding London -8 13 £72,500 +45.00%
East of England 0 7 £72,500 -
London -16 4 £52,500 -11.76%
Scotland - 3 - -
South East 0 2 £59,000 +18.00%
South West -8 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Senior Firewall Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) Network Security
4 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
5 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
5 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
6 10 (58.82%) NetScaler
6 10 (58.82%) Palo Alto
6 10 (58.82%) Blue Coat
6 10 (58.82%) Citrix
6 10 (58.82%) OSPF
6 10 (58.82%) BGP
7 9 (52.94%) DNS
8 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (47.06%) CCNP
9 7 (41.18%) SIEM
9 7 (41.18%) Analytics
9 7 (41.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 7 (41.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 7 (41.18%) Akamai
9 7 (41.18%) VPN
9 7 (41.18%) HTTP
9 7 (41.18%) HTML
9 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
9 7 (41.18%) MPLS
9 7 (41.18%) IPsec
10 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) WAN

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (76.47%) Network Security
4 10 (58.82%) BGP
4 10 (58.82%) NetScaler
4 10 (58.82%) OSPF
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) HTTP
6 7 (41.18%) IPsec
6 7 (41.18%) MPLS
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
9 2 (11.76%) Broadband
9 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.88%) Multicast
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
1 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
1 7 (41.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
1 7 (41.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.88%) Proprietary Trading
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE Security
2 3 (17.65%) CCSA
2 3 (17.65%) CCSE
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Juniper
3 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
4 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
5 10 (58.82%) Blue Coat
5 10 (58.82%) Citrix
5 10 (58.82%) Palo Alto
6 3 (17.65%) Zscaler
7 2 (11.76%) BT
7 2 (11.76%) F5
8 1 (5.88%) Arista