The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 51 59 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 53 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.47% 3.96% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.15% 20.82% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 40
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £53,272 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
263 269 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.19% 19.02% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 215 233 302
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 65 (55.08%) Windows
2 53 (44.92%) Linux
3 49 (41.53%) Windows Server
4 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
5 40 (33.90%) VMware
6 36 (30.51%) Network Security
7 34 (28.81%) Microsoft
8 33 (27.97%) Cisco
9 30 (25.42%) DNS
10 29 (24.58%) TCP/IP
11 28 (23.73%) Degree
12 26 (22.03%) VPN
13 25 (21.19%) MS Exchange
14 23 (19.49%) WAN
14 23 (19.49%) LAN
14 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (17.80%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
17 17 (14.41%) BGP
18 16 (13.56%) DHCP
18 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (13.56%) vSphere
19 15 (12.71%) Unix
19 15 (12.71%) HP
20 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (11.86%) SAN
20 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 13 (11.02%) EMC
21 13 (11.02%) OSPF
21 13 (11.02%) MS Excel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (21.19%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.17%) IIS
3 3 (2.54%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.69%) Confluence
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
1 6 (5.08%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.51%) Network Security
2 30 (25.42%) DNS
3 29 (24.58%) TCP/IP
4 26 (22.03%) VPN
5 23 (19.49%) LAN
5 23 (19.49%) WAN
6 17 (14.41%) BGP
7 16 (13.56%) DHCP
8 14 (11.86%) SAN
9 13 (11.02%) OSPF
10 9 (7.63%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (6.78%) MPLS
12 7 (5.93%) VLAN
13 6 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (5.08%) Multicast
14 5 (4.24%) HTTP
15 4 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (3.39%) SSH
15 4 (3.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Selenium
2 2 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.54%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (19.49%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.95%) Administrator
2 20 (16.95%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (15.25%) Junior
4 17 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Security Engineer
6 13 (11.02%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 13 (11.02%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (11.02%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (10.17%) IT Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Network Administrator
11 6 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Service Desk Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Tester
11 6 (5.08%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) .NET
2 3 (2.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.69%) LAMP
3 2 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Driving Licence
1 12 (10.17%) Mathematics
1 12 (10.17%) Physics
2 6 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.08%) Replication
3 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.69%) HP Storage
4 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Life Science
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 65 (55.08%) Windows
2 53 (44.92%) Linux
3 49 (41.53%) Windows Server
4 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.71%) Unix
6 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.24%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.69%) CentOS
10 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
2 11 (9.32%) Load Balancing
3 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.47%) Migration
4 9 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (7.63%) Information Security
5 7 (5.93%) ITIL
6 6 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (5.08%) Software Testing
6 6 (5.08%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.24%) Automated Testing
7 5 (4.24%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (4.24%) Project Management
7 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.39%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.39%) Kernel Tuning
8 4 (3.39%) Machine Learning
8 4 (3.39%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.02%) SQL
2 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.39%) Perl
4 3 (2.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (23.73%) Degree
2 21 (17.80%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.17%) CCNA
5 7 (5.93%) CCIE
5 7 (5.93%) MCSE
6 5 (4.24%) CCNP
7 3 (2.54%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.69%) MCP
8 2 (1.69%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) SLA
2 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 43 (36.44%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.56%) vSphere
4 10 (8.47%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.24%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.54%) Xen
8 2 (1.69%) XenApp
8 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.54%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (33.90%) VMware
2 34 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 33 (27.97%) Cisco
4 15 (12.71%) HP
5 13 (11.02%) EMC
6 11 (9.32%) Juniper
7 8 (6.78%) Brocade
7 8 (6.78%) F5
8 7 (5.93%) Veeam
9 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.24%) Citrix
10 4 (3.39%) Apple
11 3 (2.54%) Dell
11 3 (2.54%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.69%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.69%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.85%) BT
13 1 (0.85%) NetApp
13 1 (0.85%) Sophos
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