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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 69 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 50 75 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.82% 5.08% 4.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 21.80% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43 39 84
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £27,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £45,000 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
385 344 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.74% 23.31% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 285 244 380
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 18 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 54 (51.92%) Windows
2 52 (50.00%) Linux
3 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
4 37 (35.58%) Degree
5 32 (30.77%) DNS
6 26 (25.00%) Cisco
7 23 (22.12%) Computer Science
8 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
8 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
9 20 (19.23%) ITIL
9 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (17.31%) BGP
10 18 (17.31%) OSPF
10 18 (17.31%) Python
11 17 (16.35%) Network Security
12 15 (14.42%) Network Management
13 14 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (13.46%) MCP
13 14 (13.46%) DHCP
14 12 (11.54%) VPN
14 12 (11.54%) VMware
14 12 (11.54%) CCNA
15 11 (10.58%) Asset Management
15 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (10.58%) Mathematics
15 11 (10.58%) Ethernet
15 11 (10.58%) CCNP
15 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
15 11 (10.58%) MPLS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (20.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 5 (4.81%) Lync
3 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Office 365
2 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.88%) SaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.77%) DNS
2 18 (17.31%) OSPF
2 18 (17.31%) BGP
3 17 (16.35%) Network Security
4 14 (13.46%) DHCP
5 12 (11.54%) VPN
6 11 (10.58%) MPLS
6 11 (10.58%) Ethernet
7 10 (9.62%) VoIP
8 9 (8.65%) WAN
8 9 (8.65%) VLAN
9 8 (7.69%) Internet
10 7 (6.73%) HTTP
11 6 (5.77%) SNMP
11 6 (5.77%) SAN
11 6 (5.77%) VPLS
12 5 (4.81%) NAS
12 5 (4.81%) Junos
12 5 (4.81%) HTTPS
12 5 (4.81%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) Big Data
3 8 (7.69%) Text Mining
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 4 (3.85%) JIRA
1 4 (3.85%) TestLink
2 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.77%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Administrator
2 30 (28.85%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (10.58%) IT Support
6 10 (9.62%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 10 (9.62%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Network Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Architect
7 9 (8.65%) Network Administrator
8 8 (7.69%) Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) IT Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Technician
9 6 (5.77%) IP Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Network Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) HTML
1 2 (1.92%) .NET
1 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.92%) CSS
1 2 (1.92%) SOAP
1 2 (1.92%) Web Services
1 2 (1.92%) XML
1 2 (1.92%) WCF
1 2 (1.92%) jQuery
1 2 (1.92%) RESTful
1 2 (1.92%) HTML5
1 2 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.58%) Mathematics
3 10 (9.62%) Blackberry
4 9 (8.65%) IPTV
5 5 (4.81%) Physics
6 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.85%) Streaming Media
6 4 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.85%) Kindle
7 3 (2.88%) Open Source
7 3 (2.88%) Life Science
7 3 (2.88%) Informatics
8 2 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.92%) Windows
2 52 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.65%) UNIX
6 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.88%) Android
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
1 20 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (14.42%) Network Management
3 11 (10.58%) Asset Management
4 10 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.62%) DevOps
5 8 (7.69%) Scrum
6 7 (6.73%) Project Management
6 7 (6.73%) Migration
7 6 (5.77%) Network Design
7 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.81%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.85%) Refactoring
9 4 (3.85%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.85%) Line Management
9 4 (3.85%) User Stories
9 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.31%) Python
2 9 (8.65%) SQL
3 8 (7.69%) C#
4 6 (5.77%) Perl
4 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.92%) C++
7 2 (1.92%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (35.58%) Degree
2 20 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (13.46%) MCP
4 12 (11.54%) CCNA
5 11 (10.58%) CCNP
6 10 (9.62%) CCIE
6 10 (9.62%) JNCIE
7 6 (5.77%) CCIP
7 6 (5.77%) Postgraduate
7 6 (5.77%) CCDP
7 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) Firmware
4 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.77%) Puppet
2 6 (5.77%) Ansible
3 3 (2.88%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.88%) SCCM
4 1 (0.96%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Cisco
2 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 10 (9.62%) Mitel
4 10 (9.62%) Juniper
4 10 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.73%) HP
6 6 (5.77%) Dell
6 6 (5.77%) Redback
7 4 (3.85%) Sourcefire
7 4 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.85%) Polycom
7 4 (3.85%) Citrix
7 4 (3.85%) Aruba
7 4 (3.85%) F5
7 4 (3.85%) Perforce
7 4 (3.85%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle
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