The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 73 61 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.50% 3.82% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.60% 18.42% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 44
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
388 342 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.58% 20.73% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 314 281 290
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Cambridgeshire

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 30 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 56 (58.33%) Degree
2 50 (52.08%) Linux
3 47 (48.96%) Windows
4 29 (30.21%) Cisco
5 24 (25.00%) VLAN
6 23 (23.96%) LAN
6 23 (23.96%) WAN
7 22 (22.92%) Computer Science
8 21 (21.88%) VPN
8 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
9 20 (20.83%) DNS
10 18 (18.75%) VMware
11 17 (17.71%) HP
11 17 (17.71%) SAN
11 17 (17.71%) Python
11 17 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (17.71%) Puppet
12 16 (16.67%) Bash Shell
12 16 (16.67%) DHCP
12 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
13 15 (15.63%) ITIL
14 14 (14.58%) CCNA
14 14 (14.58%) Scrum
14 14 (14.58%) Migration
15 13 (13.54%) Network Security
15 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (13.54%) DevOps
16 12 (12.50%) Network Management
16 12 (12.50%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.08%) Lync
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.08%) Route 53
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.00%) VLAN
2 23 (23.96%) LAN
2 23 (23.96%) WAN
3 21 (21.88%) VPN
4 20 (20.83%) DNS
5 17 (17.71%) SAN
6 16 (16.67%) DHCP
7 13 (13.54%) Network Security
8 12 (12.50%) VoIP
9 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
9 10 (10.42%) OSPF
9 10 (10.42%) Internet
10 8 (8.33%) BGP
10 8 (8.33%) LDAP
11 7 (7.29%) Wireless
12 6 (6.25%) IP Telephony
12 6 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (6.25%) SNMP
13 5 (5.21%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.08%) Big Data
3 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.08%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Bugzilla
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Maven
2 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.25%) Marketing
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Electronics
3 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Administrator
2 30 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (19.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 19 (19.79%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 16 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support
9 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) XMPP
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.46%) Firmware
2 11 (11.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.38%) Physics
4 5 (5.21%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.21%) IPTV
5 4 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.13%) Replication
6 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.13%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.08%) Open Source
7 2 (2.08%) Clustering
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.04%) Life Science
8 1 (1.04%) Informatics
8 1 (1.04%) Statistics
8 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (52.08%) Linux
2 47 (48.96%) Windows
3 11 (11.46%) UNIX
4 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) Debian
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) Scrum
2 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) DevOps
4 12 (12.50%) Network Management
5 11 (11.46%) Refactoring
6 10 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.38%) TDD
7 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.29%) Project Management
9 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.17%) Network Design
10 4 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (3.13%) Regression Testing
11 3 (3.13%) Information Security
11 3 (3.13%) Data Security
11 3 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) Python
2 16 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (12.50%) SQL
4 11 (11.46%) Perl
5 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (58.33%) Degree
2 21 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.58%) CCNA
4 10 (10.42%) CCNP
5 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.17%) MCSE
6 4 (4.17%) MCSA
6 4 (4.17%) CISSP
7 2 (2.08%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.38%) KVM
4 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.04%) NFS
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) Puppet
2 13 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.21%) Nagios
3 5 (5.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.17%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (2.08%) WSUS
6 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.08%) Opsview
6 2 (2.08%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.04%) SCCM
7 1 (1.04%) Munin
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Cisco
2 18 (18.75%) VMware
3 17 (17.71%) HP
4 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 11 (11.46%) NetApp
5 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.38%) Hitachi
6 9 (9.38%) Sun
7 7 (7.29%) Juniper
8 6 (6.25%) Veeam
8 6 (6.25%) Citrix
8 6 (6.25%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.21%) Perforce
10 3 (3.13%) Dell
10 3 (3.13%) Symantec
10 3 (3.13%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.13%) Trapeze
11 2 (2.08%) Aruba
11 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.08%) F5
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