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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 65 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 45 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.24% 2.51% 3.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.72% 11.42% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,970 £32,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £59,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
254 394 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.29% 21.95% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 221 312 283
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 63 (48.84%) Linux
2 45 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 44 (34.11%) Windows
4 42 (32.56%) VMware
5 41 (31.78%) DNS
6 39 (30.23%) WAN
7 35 (27.13%) Cisco
7 35 (27.13%) Perl
7 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (25.58%) CISSP
9 31 (24.03%) Apache
10 30 (23.26%) Python
11 29 (22.48%) VPN
12 28 (21.71%) TCP/IP
12 28 (21.71%) BGP
13 27 (20.93%) LAN
13 27 (20.93%) SQL
13 27 (20.93%) Marketing
13 27 (20.93%) Degree
14 26 (20.16%) Red Hat
15 25 (19.38%) ITIL
16 23 (17.83%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (17.83%) CISM
17 22 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
18 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
18 21 (16.28%) SSL
19 19 (14.73%) Citrix
19 19 (14.73%) Oracle
19 19 (14.73%) CentOS
19 19 (14.73%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 31 (24.03%) Apache
2 17 (13.18%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.75%) MS Exchange
4 9 (6.98%) Zope
5 8 (6.20%) Plone
5 8 (6.20%) CMS
5 8 (6.20%) nginx
6 6 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.88%) IIS
8 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.33%) Lync
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (31.78%) DNS
2 39 (30.23%) WAN
3 29 (22.48%) VPN
4 28 (21.71%) BGP
4 28 (21.71%) TCP/IP
5 27 (20.93%) LAN
6 21 (16.28%) SSL
7 19 (14.73%) Network Security
8 16 (12.40%) SAN
8 16 (12.40%) MPLS
8 16 (12.40%) OSPF
9 15 (11.63%) DHCP
10 14 (10.85%) Wireless
11 11 (8.53%) EIGRP
11 11 (8.53%) VRRP
11 11 (8.53%) DMVPN
11 11 (8.53%) WLAN
11 11 (8.53%) HSRP
12 8 (6.20%) LDAP
12 8 (6.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) MySQL
2 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.98%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Subversion
2 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.78%) Ant
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) TestLink
General
1 27 (20.93%) Marketing
2 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.53%) Publishing
4 4 (3.10%) Finance
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (24.81%) Administrator
2 26 (20.16%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (14.73%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (13.18%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (11.63%) Consultant
6 13 (10.08%) Security Consultant
6 13 (10.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (9.30%) IT Consultant
7 12 (9.30%) Network Engineer
8 10 (7.75%) IT Security Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (6.20%) Security Specialist
11 7 (5.43%) Network Specialist
11 7 (5.43%) Network Security Specialist
11 7 (5.43%) Network Manager
12 6 (4.65%) Analyst
13 5 (3.88%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.88%) Security Analyst
13 5 (3.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) HTML
1 8 (6.20%) CSS
2 6 (4.65%) Web Services
3 4 (3.10%) .NET
4 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.33%) SOAP
4 3 (2.33%) XML
4 3 (2.33%) LAMP
4 3 (2.33%) WCF
4 3 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.85%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.53%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (8.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (6.20%) Thin Client
4 8 (6.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.84%) Linux
2 44 (34.11%) Windows
3 19 (14.73%) CentOS
4 17 (13.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (13.18%) UNIX
5 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.75%) Debian
6 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) ITIL
2 22 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (12.40%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (11.63%) Information Security
4 15 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (10.85%) Load Balancing
6 13 (10.08%) SIEM
7 11 (8.53%) DDoS Mitigation
8 10 (7.75%) Security Architecture
8 10 (7.75%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.20%) Network Design
10 6 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.65%) Cyber Security
11 5 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.88%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (3.88%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.13%) Perl
2 30 (23.26%) Python
3 27 (20.93%) SQL
4 12 (9.30%) Java
4 12 (9.30%) Bash Shell
5 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.43%) PHP
7 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.33%) C#
8 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.78%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (25.58%) CISSP
2 27 (20.93%) Degree
3 23 (17.83%) CISM
3 23 (17.83%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (13.95%) SSCP
5 15 (11.63%) CCNP
6 12 (9.30%) CCNA
7 4 (3.10%) CISA
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.55%) MCSE
9 1 (0.78%) MCSA
9 1 (0.78%) CCIE
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.65%) COBIT
3 6 (4.65%) QA
4 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.30%) vSphere
4 10 (7.75%) qmail
4 10 (7.75%) Postfix
5 8 (6.20%) Varnish
6 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.33%) XenServer
7 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.78%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) HAProxy
1 8 (6.20%) systemd
2 5 (3.88%) Nagios
3 4 (3.10%) Puppet
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.55%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (32.56%) VMware
2 35 (27.13%) Cisco
3 26 (20.16%) Red Hat
4 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.73%) Citrix
5 19 (14.73%) Oracle
6 17 (13.18%) CheckPoint
7 13 (10.08%) Juniper
8 11 (8.53%) HP
9 10 (7.75%) F5
10 7 (5.43%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.88%) SonicWALL
11 5 (3.88%) NetApp
11 5 (3.88%) Splunk
12 4 (3.10%) Imperva
12 4 (3.10%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.10%) WatchGuard
12 4 (3.10%) Dell
13 3 (2.33%) EMC
13 3 (2.33%) Mitel
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