Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Firewall Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1192 1201
Rank change year-on-year +30 +9 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Firewall Engineer 27 27 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.014% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.015% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 80
UK median annual salary £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £60,000 £35,000 £39,625
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +93.33% -16.67% -2.17%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +48 27 £70,000 +51.35% 1
UK excluding London +39 23 £72,500 +93.33%
East of England - 10 £72,500 -
Midlands +20 8 £63,750 +70.00%
East Midlands - 8 £63,750 -
South East +34 5 £70,000 +75.00%
London -8 4 £70,000 +40.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
3 17 (62.96%) MPLS
3 17 (62.96%) Palo Alto
4 16 (59.26%) Network Security
5 15 (55.56%) IPsec
5 15 (55.56%) HTTP
5 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
6 14 (51.85%) Juniper
6 14 (51.85%) BGP
7 13 (48.15%) Fortinet
8 12 (44.44%) F5
9 11 (40.74%) VPN
10 10 (37.04%) DNS
10 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
10 10 (37.04%) HTML
10 10 (37.04%) Citrix
10 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (37.04%) OSPF
10 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
10 10 (37.04%) Akamai
10 10 (37.04%) SIEM
10 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
10 10 (37.04%) Analytics
10 10 (37.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 10 (37.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.93%) CCIE

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 10 (37.04%) Akamai
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (85.19%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (62.96%) MPLS
4 16 (59.26%) Network Security
5 15 (55.56%) HTTP
5 15 (55.56%) IPsec
6 14 (51.85%) BGP
7 11 (40.74%) VPN
8 10 (37.04%) DNS
8 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
8 10 (37.04%) OSPF
9 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
10 6 (22.22%) WAN
11 5 (18.52%) Internet
11 5 (18.52%) LAN
11 5 (18.52%) SSL
12 4 (14.81%) EIGRP
12 4 (14.81%) IP Telephony
12 4 (14.81%) VRRP
12 4 (14.81%) Wireless
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Equities
5 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Analytics
1 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
1 10 (37.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 10 (37.04%) SIEM
1 10 (37.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
4 4 (14.81%) Runbook
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (14.81%) Python
1 4 (14.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCIE
3 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 4 (14.81%) CCDE
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 4 (14.81%) HP APS
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SmoothWall
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
2 17 (62.96%) Palo Alto
3 14 (51.85%) Juniper
4 13 (48.15%) Fortinet
5 12 (44.44%) F5
6 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
6 10 (37.04%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) Arista
8 4 (14.81%) HP
8 4 (14.81%) NetApp
8 4 (14.81%) ProCurve
8 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
9 3 (11.11%) SAP