The median annual salary for a Senior Firewall Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Firewall Engineer
UK
Rank 839 934 875
Rank change year-on-year +95 -59  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 10 12 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.012% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 79
Median salary £48,750 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £75,000 £53,000
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. 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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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%  

Senior Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Firewall Engineer in the UK

Senior Firewall Engineer
Top 15 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 23 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 +91 10 £48,750 -18.75% 1
North West - 6 £40,000 -
Manchester - 5 £40,000 -
Altrincham - 4 £40,000 -
London +77 3 £51,500 -31.33% 1
South East - 2 £42,750 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Exeter - 1 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £50,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £35,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Devon - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Senior Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 26 (92.86%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (53.57%) CCNP
4 15 (53.57%) Load Balancing
4 15 (53.57%) Network Security
5 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (46.43%) Juniper
6 13 (46.43%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (46.43%) F5
7 10 (35.71%) Firmware
8 9 (32.14%) CCNA
9 8 (28.57%) Palo Alto
10 7 (25.00%) Fortinet
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) WAN
11 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
12 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
12 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 4 (14.29%) LAN
12 4 (14.29%) VMware
13 3 (10.71%) Network Design
14 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 2 (7.14%) CyberArk
14 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
14 2 (7.14%) Finance
14 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP

Senior Firewall Engineer 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 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) Network Security
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) ATM
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.57%) FTP
7 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.57%) SMTP
7 1 (3.57%) SSH
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Network Design
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
4 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (53.57%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) CCDA
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (46.43%) F5
3 13 (46.43%) Juniper
4 8 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 7 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) CyberArk
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) Mitel
8 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.57%) Aruba
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) FireEye
8 1 (3.57%) Meraki
8 1 (3.57%) Nokia
8 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
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