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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 74 58 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 42 55 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.43% 3.35% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.41% 16.87% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 36
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 £32,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,900 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
368 326 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.33% 19.83% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 299 271 289
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
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 22 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 58 (59.18%) Degree
2 49 (50.00%) Windows
2 49 (50.00%) Linux
3 31 (31.63%) Cisco
4 25 (25.51%) LAN
4 25 (25.51%) VLAN
5 24 (24.49%) WAN
6 22 (22.45%) VPN
6 22 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 21 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 19 (19.39%) DNS
8 19 (19.39%) VMware
9 18 (18.37%) SAN
9 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (18.37%) Puppet
10 16 (16.33%) Python
10 16 (16.33%) DHCP
10 16 (16.33%) HP
10 16 (16.33%) Red Hat
11 15 (15.31%) ITIL
11 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
12 14 (14.29%) CCNA
12 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (14.29%) DevOps
13 13 (13.27%) Migration
13 13 (13.27%) Network Security
14 12 (12.24%) MS Exchange
14 12 (12.24%) VoIP
14 12 (12.24%) Microsoft

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) MS Project Server
3 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.08%) Lync
3 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Route 53
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.51%) LAN
1 25 (25.51%) VLAN
2 24 (24.49%) WAN
3 22 (22.45%) VPN
4 19 (19.39%) DNS
5 18 (18.37%) SAN
6 16 (16.33%) DHCP
7 13 (13.27%) Network Security
8 12 (12.24%) VoIP
9 11 (11.22%) OSPF
9 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
10 10 (10.20%) Wireless
11 9 (9.18%) Internet
11 9 (9.18%) LDAP
12 8 (8.16%) BGP
13 7 (7.14%) IP Telephony
13 7 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (6.12%) IPsec
14 6 (6.12%) EIGRP
14 6 (6.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.04%) Text Mining
3 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.04%) Big Data
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) Bugzilla
2 2 (2.04%) Subversion
2 2 (2.04%) Maven
2 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.12%) Marketing
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Administrator
2 29 (29.59%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (20.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 20 (20.41%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (16.33%) Windows Administrator
4 16 (16.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 12 (12.24%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) IT Support
8 6 (6.12%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) XMPP
2 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.22%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.20%) Firmware
4 9 (9.18%) Physics
5 6 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (6.12%) Replication
6 4 (4.08%) Clustering
6 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.06%) IPTV
7 3 (3.06%) Open Source
8 2 (2.04%) Streaming Media
8 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.02%) Statistics
9 1 (1.02%) Informatics
9 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.02%) Social Media
9 1 (1.02%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.00%) Windows
1 49 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) UNIX
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
5 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (1.02%) Android
8 1 (1.02%) Debian
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) ITIL
2 14 (14.29%) DevOps
3 13 (13.27%) Migration
4 12 (12.24%) Scrum
4 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (10.20%) Refactoring
5 10 (10.20%) Network Management
6 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.18%) TDD
7 7 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.12%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.12%) Project Management
9 4 (4.08%) Information Security
9 4 (4.08%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.08%) Network Design
9 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.06%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.06%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) Python
2 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
3 11 (11.22%) Perl
4 9 (9.18%) SQL
5 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (59.18%) Degree
2 22 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (14.29%) CCNA
4 11 (11.22%) CCNP
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.10%) CISSP
7 4 (4.08%) MCSE
7 4 (4.08%) MCSA
8 2 (2.04%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.04%) CISM
9 1 (1.02%) GIAC
9 1 (1.02%) CEH
9 1 (1.02%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.12%) QA
3 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.06%) SLA
5 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.18%) KVM
5 3 (3.06%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) NFS
6 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Puppet
2 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.14%) Nagios
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (5.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.08%) WSUS
6 4 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (4.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (4.08%) SCDPM
6 4 (4.08%) Opsview
7 3 (3.06%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.04%) Munin
8 2 (2.04%) Ansible
9 1 (1.02%) SCCM
9 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Cisco
2 19 (19.39%) VMware
3 16 (16.33%) Red Hat
3 16 (16.33%) HP
4 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.22%) NetApp
6 9 (9.18%) Sun
6 9 (9.18%) Hitachi
7 8 (8.16%) Juniper
8 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.12%) Veeam
10 5 (5.10%) Symantec
10 5 (5.10%) Citrix
11 4 (4.08%) Perforce
11 4 (4.08%) Trapeze
12 3 (3.06%) Riverbed
12 3 (3.06%) Aruba
12 3 (3.06%) F5
12 3 (3.06%) Splunk
12 3 (3.06%) Sourcefire
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