The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 69 43 73
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 48 79 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.62% 5.02% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 21.41% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 67 54
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
425 369 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.20% 23.43% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 328 303 299
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridge region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Cambridge

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 52 (54.74%) Linux
2 47 (49.47%) Windows
3 46 (48.42%) Degree
4 26 (27.37%) DNS
5 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
6 22 (23.16%) Computer Science
7 20 (21.05%) Cisco
8 19 (20.00%) WAN
9 18 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (18.95%) VLAN
10 16 (16.84%) Python
10 16 (16.84%) ITIL
11 15 (15.79%) SQL
11 15 (15.79%) VPN
11 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell
12 14 (14.74%) DHCP
12 14 (14.74%) LAN
12 14 (14.74%) Scrum
13 12 (12.63%) VMware
13 12 (12.63%) Migration
13 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
13 12 (12.63%) CCNA
13 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
13 12 (12.63%) BGP
13 12 (12.63%) Puppet
13 12 (12.63%) Network Security
14 11 (11.58%) Network Management
14 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (11.58%) OSPF
14 11 (11.58%) HP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.16%) Office 365
3 2 (2.11%) Route 53
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.37%) DNS
2 19 (20.00%) WAN
3 18 (18.95%) VLAN
4 15 (15.79%) VPN
5 14 (14.74%) DHCP
5 14 (14.74%) LAN
6 12 (12.63%) BGP
6 12 (12.63%) Network Security
7 11 (11.58%) OSPF
8 10 (10.53%) VoIP
8 10 (10.53%) SAN
9 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.37%) LDAP
10 7 (7.37%) Internet
11 6 (6.32%) Ethernet
12 5 (5.26%) MPLS
13 4 (4.21%) SNMP
13 4 (4.21%) WLAN
13 4 (4.21%) VPLS
14 3 (3.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.16%) Text Mining
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Bugzilla
1 5 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.42%) Marketing
2 4 (4.21%) Electronics
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Administrator
2 29 (30.53%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (16.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (16.84%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (16.84%) Windows Administrator
3 16 (16.84%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Security Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) IT Support
8 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) Web Services
1 2 (2.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.47%) Firmware
3 9 (9.47%) IPTV
4 8 (8.42%) Physics
5 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.26%) Streaming Media
6 3 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.11%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.11%) DTV
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) Statistics
8 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.05%) Social Media
8 1 (1.05%) Life Science
8 1 (1.05%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 52 (54.74%) Linux
2 47 (49.47%) Windows
3 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.47%) UNIX
5 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.37%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) ITIL
2 14 (14.74%) Scrum
3 12 (12.63%) Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Network Management
5 9 (9.47%) DevOps
5 9 (9.47%) Project Management
5 9 (9.47%) Refactoring
6 7 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.37%) Network Design
6 7 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.32%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.26%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.26%) TDD
8 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.21%) User Stories
9 4 (4.21%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.16%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.16%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) Python
2 15 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 15 (15.79%) SQL
3 8 (8.42%) Perl
4 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (48.42%) Degree
2 18 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (12.63%) CCNA
4 9 (9.47%) CCNP
5 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.21%) JNCIE
6 4 (4.21%) CCIP
6 4 (4.21%) CCDP
6 4 (4.21%) CCIE
7 3 (3.16%) MCSA
7 3 (3.16%) MCP
7 3 (3.16%) CISSP
8 2 (2.11%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CISM
9 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.05%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) KVM
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Puppet
2 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.21%) SCCM
4 3 (3.16%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.11%) Ansible
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.05%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.05%) Nagios
6 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Cisco
2 12 (12.63%) Red Hat
2 12 (12.63%) VMware
3 11 (11.58%) HP
4 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.37%) Perforce
6 6 (6.32%) Juniper
6 6 (6.32%) NetApp
7 5 (5.26%) Hitachi
7 5 (5.26%) Sun
7 5 (5.26%) Dell
7 5 (5.26%) Citrix
7 5 (5.26%) Veeam
8 4 (4.21%) Redback
9 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.11%) Mitel
10 2 (2.11%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.11%) SAP
11 1 (1.05%) Trapeze
11 1 (1.05%) Dell KACE
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