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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 39 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +34
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 59 84 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.45% 5.63% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% 22.52% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 50 58 59
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £25,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
391 373 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.85% 25.02% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 271 291 389
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 31 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 51 (48.57%) Windows
1 51 (48.57%) Linux
2 37 (35.24%) Active Directory
3 33 (31.43%) Degree
4 32 (30.48%) DNS
5 22 (20.95%) ITIL
6 20 (19.05%) Cisco
6 20 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
7 19 (18.10%) BGP
7 19 (18.10%) Computer Science
8 18 (17.14%) DHCP
9 17 (16.19%) Python
9 17 (16.19%) OSPF
10 14 (13.33%) VLAN
10 14 (13.33%) WAN
11 13 (12.38%) Ethernet
12 12 (11.43%) MCP
12 12 (11.43%) CCNA
13 11 (10.48%) CCNP
13 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
13 11 (10.48%) MPLS
13 11 (10.48%) SQL
13 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
13 11 (10.48%) Network Security
13 11 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
13 11 (10.48%) Network Management
14 10 (9.52%) PCI DSS
14 10 (9.52%) DevOps

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 19 (18.10%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.95%) Apache
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Route 53
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.48%) DNS
2 19 (18.10%) BGP
3 18 (17.14%) DHCP
4 17 (16.19%) OSPF
5 14 (13.33%) VLAN
5 14 (13.33%) WAN
6 13 (12.38%) Ethernet
7 11 (10.48%) MPLS
7 11 (10.48%) Network Security
8 9 (8.57%) VPN
9 8 (7.62%) SAN
9 8 (7.62%) LAN
10 7 (6.67%) VoIP
10 7 (6.67%) LDAP
10 7 (6.67%) Internet
10 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 6 (5.71%) SNMP
11 6 (5.71%) VPLS
11 6 (5.71%) Wireless
12 5 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) Text Mining
1 5 (4.76%) Big Data
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.76%) JIRA
1 5 (4.76%) TestLink
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) Maven
General
1 6 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Electronics
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) Administrator
2 30 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 15 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 15 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Architect
4 9 (8.57%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Design Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) IP Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) Service Desk Technician
7 6 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.76%) IT Support
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.57%) IPTV
4 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.71%) Physics
6 5 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.76%) Streaming Media
7 4 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.81%) Kindle
8 2 (1.90%) DTV
9 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.95%) Informatics
9 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.95%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (48.57%) Windows
1 51 (48.57%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
3 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.95%) Android
7 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) ITIL
2 11 (10.48%) Network Management
3 10 (9.52%) DevOps
3 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.52%) Scrum
4 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (8.57%) Project Management
5 8 (7.62%) Migration
5 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.71%) Network Design
7 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 4 (3.81%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.81%) Line Management
8 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.81%) User Stories
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) Python
2 11 (10.48%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.71%) C#
4 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.81%) Perl
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (31.43%) Degree
2 20 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.43%) MCP
3 12 (11.43%) CCNA
4 11 (10.48%) CCNP
5 10 (9.52%) CCIE
5 10 (9.52%) JNCIE
6 6 (5.71%) CCDP
6 6 (5.71%) CCIP
7 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.90%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.95%) MCSE
9 1 (0.95%) CISM
9 1 (0.95%) CISSP
9 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 10 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (35.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) XenServer
4 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Puppet
2 7 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.81%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) Ansible
5 1 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Cisco
2 11 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.52%) Juniper
3 10 (9.52%) VMware
3 10 (9.52%) Mitel
4 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.62%) HP
5 7 (6.67%) Perforce
6 6 (5.71%) Redback
7 5 (4.76%) Dell
7 5 (4.76%) Citrix
8 4 (3.81%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.81%) Polycom
8 4 (3.81%) Aruba
8 4 (3.81%) F5
9 3 (2.86%) Veeam
10 2 (1.90%) NetApp
10 2 (1.90%) SAP
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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