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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 62 41 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +38
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 56 82 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.17% 5.32% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.93% 21.93% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 49
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
402 374 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.75% 24.27% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 305 311 331
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
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 23 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (51.49%) Windows
1 52 (51.49%) Linux
2 40 (39.60%) Degree
3 31 (30.69%) Active Directory
4 27 (26.73%) DNS
5 22 (21.78%) Computer Science
6 19 (18.81%) Cisco
6 19 (18.81%) ITIL
7 18 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (14.85%) VLAN
8 15 (14.85%) Python
8 15 (14.85%) WAN
9 14 (13.86%) BGP
10 13 (12.87%) DHCP
10 13 (12.87%) SQL
10 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell
11 12 (11.88%) Network Security
11 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
11 12 (11.88%) OSPF
11 12 (11.88%) CCNP
11 12 (11.88%) Scrum
12 11 (10.89%) VPN
12 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
12 11 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (9.90%) Puppet
13 10 (9.90%) DevOps
13 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
13 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
13 10 (9.90%) Migration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) IIS
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.95%) Office 365
3 2 (1.98%) Route 53
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (26.73%) DNS
2 15 (14.85%) WAN
2 15 (14.85%) VLAN
3 14 (13.86%) BGP
4 13 (12.87%) DHCP
5 12 (11.88%) OSPF
5 12 (11.88%) Network Security
6 11 (10.89%) VPN
7 9 (8.91%) SAN
7 9 (8.91%) Ethernet
7 9 (8.91%) LAN
8 7 (6.93%) VoIP
8 7 (6.93%) LDAP
8 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.93%) MPLS
9 6 (5.94%) VPLS
9 6 (5.94%) Internet
10 4 (3.96%) NAS
11 3 (2.97%) HTTP
11 3 (2.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.96%) Text Mining
2 2 (1.98%) Big Data
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.95%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Subversion
2 2 (1.98%) Maven
General
1 6 (5.94%) Marketing
2 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (2.97%) Electronics
2 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Administrator
2 29 (28.71%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (16.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 17 (16.83%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (16.83%) Windows Administrator
3 17 (16.83%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 11 (10.89%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) Architect
5 9 (8.91%) Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) IP Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) IT Support
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.99%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.91%) IPTV
4 8 (7.92%) Physics
5 7 (6.93%) Firmware
6 6 (5.94%) Blackberry
7 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.95%) Streaming Media
8 2 (1.98%) DTV
8 2 (1.98%) Kindle
9 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.99%) Life Science
9 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.99%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.99%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 52 (51.49%) Windows
1 52 (51.49%) Linux
2 11 (10.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.91%) UNIX
3 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.93%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Scrum
3 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.90%) Migration
3 10 (9.90%) DevOps
4 9 (8.91%) Network Management
4 9 (8.91%) Project Management
5 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.93%) Network Design
6 7 (6.93%) Refactoring
7 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.95%) Regression Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.96%) User Stories
9 4 (3.96%) Line Management
10 3 (2.97%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.97%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) Python
2 13 (12.87%) Bash Shell
2 13 (12.87%) SQL
3 6 (5.94%) Perl
4 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.98%) C#
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (39.60%) Degree
2 18 (17.82%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.88%) CCNP
4 9 (8.91%) CCNA
5 7 (6.93%) MCP
6 6 (5.94%) CCIP
6 6 (5.94%) CCDP
6 6 (5.94%) CCIE
6 6 (5.94%) JNCIE
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.98%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.98%) CISSP
9 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.99%) MCSA
9 1 (0.99%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.97%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (30.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.97%) KVM
4 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) XenServer
5 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) Puppet
2 6 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.96%) SCCM
4 3 (2.97%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.98%) Ansible
6 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Cisco
2 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.92%) VMware
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.93%) HP
4 7 (6.93%) Juniper
4 7 (6.93%) Perforce
5 6 (5.94%) Mitel
5 6 (5.94%) Redback
5 6 (5.94%) Citrix
6 5 (4.95%) Dell
7 4 (3.96%) NetApp
8 3 (2.97%) Sun
8 3 (2.97%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.97%) Veeam
9 2 (1.98%) SAP
10 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.99%) Sophos
10 1 (0.99%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.99%) SonicWALL
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