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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 94 57 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.22% 3.54% 4.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.62% 15.16% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 45
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
307 376 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.30% 23.33% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 223 281 260
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 85 (62.04%) Linux
2 69 (50.36%) Windows
3 49 (35.77%) TCP/IP
4 38 (27.74%) Cisco
5 36 (26.28%) DNS
6 35 (25.55%) VMware
6 35 (25.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (23.36%) Load Balancing
8 31 (22.63%) Information Security
9 29 (21.17%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (21.17%) ITIL
9 29 (21.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 28 (20.44%) Risk Analysis
10 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
11 27 (19.71%) SaaS
11 27 (19.71%) Data Protection
11 27 (19.71%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (19.71%) Xen
11 27 (19.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 27 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (18.98%) Information Governance
12 26 (18.98%) Legal
13 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
14 23 (16.79%) CCNP
14 23 (16.79%) F5
15 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (15.33%) Degree
16 21 (15.33%) LAN
16 21 (15.33%) WAN
16 21 (15.33%) CheckPoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (13.14%) Apache
2 17 (12.41%) IIS
3 16 (11.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.71%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (19.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (35.77%) TCP/IP
2 36 (26.28%) DNS
3 27 (19.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (15.33%) BGP
4 21 (15.33%) LAN
4 21 (15.33%) OSPF
4 21 (15.33%) WAN
5 19 (13.87%) HTTP
5 19 (13.87%) Network Security
6 18 (13.14%) Internet
7 17 (12.41%) SAN
8 16 (11.68%) DHCP
8 16 (11.68%) VoIP
8 16 (11.68%) VPN
9 13 (9.49%) SSH
10 10 (7.30%) Junos
11 7 (5.11%) FTP
11 7 (5.11%) MPLS
12 6 (4.38%) Wireless
13 5 (3.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) MySQL
2 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Selenium
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 26 (18.98%) Legal
2 5 (3.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.19%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (27.01%) Network Engineer
2 29 (21.17%) Security Specialist
3 28 (20.44%) Information Security Specialist
3 28 (20.44%) Information Specialist
4 25 (18.25%) Administrator
5 19 (13.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (13.87%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Network Administrator
7 10 (7.30%) Junior
8 9 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Security Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Network Security Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Security Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) Network Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) Web Services
2 2 (1.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.73%) CSS
3 1 (0.73%) CSS3
3 1 (0.73%) HTML5
3 1 (0.73%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.38%) Mathematics
2 6 (4.38%) Physics
3 4 (2.92%) Life Science
3 4 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.19%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.46%) e-Health
6 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.04%) Linux
2 69 (50.36%) Windows
3 17 (12.41%) Windows Server
4 14 (10.22%) Unix
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.19%) CentOS
8 2 (1.46%) Solaris
9 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.73%) VMS
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.36%) Load Balancing
2 31 (22.63%) Information Security
3 29 (21.17%) ITIL
3 29 (21.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 28 (20.44%) Risk Analysis
5 27 (19.71%) Data Protection
5 27 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
6 26 (18.98%) Information Governance
7 10 (7.30%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (7.30%) Machine Learning
7 10 (7.30%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.30%) Network Design
8 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
9 4 (2.92%) Kernel Tuning
9 4 (2.92%) Migration
9 4 (2.92%) Network Management
9 4 (2.92%) Software Testing
9 4 (2.92%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (2.92%) Test Scripting
10 3 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.14%) Bash Shell
2 17 (12.41%) Perl
3 8 (5.84%) Python
3 8 (5.84%) SQL
4 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) PHP
5 1 (0.73%) VB
5 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (21.17%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (16.79%) CCNP
3 21 (15.33%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) CCIE
5 5 (3.65%) CCNA
6 3 (2.19%) PhD
7 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.73%) CCSA
7 1 (0.73%) CCSE
7 1 (0.73%) HND
7 1 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) RHCE
7 1 (0.73%) RHCT
7 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.76%) HIPAA
3 4 (2.92%) SLA
4 2 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.73%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (19.71%) Xen
2 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
3 22 (16.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.92%) vSphere
6 3 (2.19%) NFS
7 2 (1.46%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.73%) Docker
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Puppet
2 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.73%) Ansible
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.73%) SCCM
4 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (27.74%) Cisco
2 35 (25.55%) VMware
3 23 (16.79%) F5
4 21 (15.33%) CheckPoint
5 20 (14.60%) Juniper
6 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
7 10 (7.30%) HP
8 6 (4.38%) Brocade
8 6 (4.38%) Citrix
8 6 (4.38%) Veeam
9 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.19%) Oracle
11 2 (1.46%) NetApp
12 1 (0.73%) Avaya
12 1 (0.73%) Dell
12 1 (0.73%) EMC
12 1 (0.73%) IBM
12 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.73%) Lotus
12 1 (0.73%) Nortel
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