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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 45 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 71 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.04% 2.50% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.83% 11.22% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 66 42 50
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,350 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £60,000 £48,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
311 410 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.07% 22.28% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 275 315 264
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (42.86%) Linux
2 46 (34.59%) Active Directory
3 43 (32.33%) VMware
4 42 (31.58%) WAN
4 42 (31.58%) Windows
5 39 (29.32%) CISSP
6 38 (28.57%) Cisco
7 35 (26.32%) DNS
7 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (24.81%) Degree
8 33 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (24.06%) ITIL
10 31 (23.31%) Network Security
11 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
12 28 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
13 26 (19.55%) CISM
14 25 (18.80%) BGP
14 25 (18.80%) Perl
15 23 (17.29%) LAN
15 23 (17.29%) MPLS
16 22 (16.54%) VPN
17 21 (15.79%) CCNP
17 21 (15.79%) Python
18 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
18 20 (15.04%) SSCP
19 19 (14.29%) Citrix
19 19 (14.29%) Apache
19 19 (14.29%) SQL
20 18 (13.53%) CCNA
20 18 (13.53%) SSL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (14.29%) Apache
2 11 (8.27%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.52%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.26%) IIS
5 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.76%) nginx
6 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.76%) Zope
6 5 (3.76%) Plone
6 5 (3.76%) CMS
7 4 (3.01%) Lync
8 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.58%) WAN
2 35 (26.32%) DNS
3 31 (23.31%) Network Security
4 25 (18.80%) BGP
5 23 (17.29%) LAN
5 23 (17.29%) MPLS
6 22 (16.54%) VPN
7 20 (15.04%) TCP/IP
8 18 (13.53%) SSL
9 16 (12.03%) EIGRP
9 16 (12.03%) Wireless
9 16 (12.03%) DHCP
10 15 (11.28%) DMVPN
11 13 (9.77%) SAN
12 11 (8.27%) HTTP
13 10 (7.52%) OSPF
14 8 (6.02%) VoIP
14 8 (6.02%) NAS
15 7 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (4.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) MySQL
3 5 (3.76%) MariaDB
4 3 (2.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.75%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Subversion
2 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.75%) Ant
3 1 (0.75%) TestLink
General
1 13 (9.77%) Marketing
2 7 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.76%) Publishing
4 4 (3.01%) Finance
4 4 (3.01%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (21.80%) Administrator
2 25 (18.80%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (12.78%) Network Engineer
4 15 (11.28%) Consultant
5 13 (9.77%) Security Consultant
6 12 (9.02%) IT Consultant
6 12 (9.02%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (9.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.52%) Security Specialist
7 10 (7.52%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (6.77%) Network Security Specialist
8 9 (6.77%) Network Specialist
9 8 (6.02%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) Web Services
2 6 (4.51%) CSS
2 6 (4.51%) HTML
3 4 (3.01%) .NET
3 4 (3.01%) SOAP
3 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.01%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) jQuery
3 4 (3.01%) WCF
4 3 (2.26%) LAMP
5 1 (0.75%) RESTful
5 1 (0.75%) CSS3
5 1 (0.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Management Information System
2 16 (12.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (9.02%) Thin Client
3 12 (9.02%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.50%) Physics
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (42.86%) Linux
2 42 (31.58%) Windows
3 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.28%) UNIX
5 11 (8.27%) CentOS
6 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.51%) Debian
9 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.26%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) ITIL
2 28 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (12.78%) Information Security
3 17 (12.78%) SIEM
3 17 (12.78%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (12.03%) DDoS Mitigation
5 14 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 10 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.52%) Network Design
7 8 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.51%) Information Security Management
9 6 (4.51%) Security Management
9 6 (4.51%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.51%) Cyber Security
9 6 (4.51%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.80%) Perl
2 21 (15.79%) Python
3 19 (14.29%) SQL
4 10 (7.52%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.77%) Java
6 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.51%) PHP
8 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.76%) C
9 4 (3.01%) C#
10 2 (1.50%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (29.32%) CISSP
2 33 (24.81%) Degree
2 33 (24.81%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (19.55%) CISM
4 21 (15.79%) CCNP
5 20 (15.04%) SSCP
6 18 (13.53%) CCNA
7 4 (3.01%) CISA
7 4 (3.01%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.50%) MCP
8 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.75%) MCSE
9 1 (0.75%) MCSA
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.26%) COBIT
4 6 (4.51%) QA
5 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (34.59%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.02%) vSphere
3 8 (6.02%) Varnish
4 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.76%) qmail
5 5 (3.76%) Postfix
6 3 (2.26%) Squid
7 2 (1.50%) Firmware
8 1 (0.75%) XenApp
8 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) systemd
1 5 (3.76%) HAProxy
1 5 (3.76%) Nagios
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.26%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (32.33%) VMware
2 38 (28.57%) Cisco
3 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
4 19 (14.29%) Citrix
5 15 (11.28%) Oracle
6 14 (10.53%) Juniper
6 14 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 14 (10.53%) HP
7 10 (7.52%) Fortinet
8 8 (6.02%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.26%) F5
9 7 (5.26%) SonicWALL
10 5 (3.76%) Imperva
10 5 (3.76%) Splunk
10 5 (3.76%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.76%) WatchGuard
10 5 (3.76%) NetApp
10 5 (3.76%) Dell
11 4 (3.01%) LogRhythm
11 4 (3.01%) Rackspace
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