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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 68 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 45 60 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.80% 4.17% 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.75% 17.91% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 66
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
353 335 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.97% 23.30% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 260 254 328
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
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 27 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 51 (48.11%) Windows
2 48 (45.28%) Linux
3 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
4 32 (30.19%) Degree
5 29 (27.36%) Cisco
5 29 (27.36%) DNS
6 24 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
6 24 (22.64%) ITIL
7 20 (18.87%) SharePoint
7 20 (18.87%) BGP
7 20 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (18.87%) Network Security
8 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
8 18 (16.98%) OSPF
9 17 (16.04%) Python
10 16 (15.09%) VMware
11 15 (14.15%) MPLS
11 15 (14.15%) CCNP
12 14 (13.21%) CCNA
12 14 (13.21%) MCP
12 14 (13.21%) Network Management
13 13 (12.26%) Juniper
14 12 (11.32%) DHCP
15 11 (10.38%) Ethernet
15 11 (10.38%) VPN
15 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (10.38%) Asset Management
16 10 (9.43%) Mitel

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.72%) Lync
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
4 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) SaaS
3 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.36%) DNS
2 20 (18.87%) BGP
2 20 (18.87%) Network Security
3 18 (16.98%) OSPF
4 15 (14.15%) MPLS
5 12 (11.32%) DHCP
6 11 (10.38%) Ethernet
6 11 (10.38%) VPN
7 10 (9.43%) WAN
7 10 (9.43%) HTTP
8 9 (8.49%) VoIP
9 8 (7.55%) Internet
10 7 (6.60%) SNMP
10 7 (6.60%) HTTPS
10 7 (6.60%) SAN
11 6 (5.66%) SSL
11 6 (5.66%) VLAN
11 6 (5.66%) VPLS
11 6 (5.66%) Junos
12 5 (4.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) Big Data
3 6 (5.66%) Text Mining
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.89%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) TestLink
General
1 7 (6.60%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 5 (4.72%) Back Office
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Automotive
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Administrator
2 25 (23.58%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (11.32%) Network Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Network Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) IT Support
6 9 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Architect
7 8 (7.55%) Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.60%) Security Administrator
8 7 (6.60%) Windows Administrator
9 6 (5.66%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.66%) IP Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Service Desk Technician
9 6 (5.66%) IT Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
1 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.83%) SOAP
1 3 (2.83%) XML
1 3 (2.83%) WCF
1 3 (2.83%) jQuery
2 2 (1.89%) RESTful
2 2 (1.89%) HTML5
2 2 (1.89%) CSS3
2 2 (1.89%) Web Services
2 2 (1.89%) CSS
2 2 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.77%) IPTV
5 4 (3.77%) Physics
5 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.77%) Kindle
6 3 (2.83%) Open Source
7 2 (1.89%) Life Science
7 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.89%) Informatics
7 2 (1.89%) Streaming Media
7 2 (1.89%) DTV
7 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (48.11%) Windows
2 48 (45.28%) Linux
3 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.55%) UNIX
5 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.83%) Android
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) ITIL
2 20 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.21%) Network Management
4 11 (10.38%) Asset Management
5 8 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.55%) DevOps
6 7 (6.60%) Network Design
7 6 (5.66%) Project Management
7 6 (5.66%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.77%) Migration
9 4 (3.77%) Scrum
10 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (1.89%) Refactoring
11 2 (1.89%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.89%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (1.89%) Performance Testing
11 2 (1.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) Python
2 10 (9.43%) Perl
3 9 (8.49%) C#
4 6 (5.66%) SQL
5 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.72%) C
5 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.83%) C++
7 3 (2.83%) Java
7 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) Degree
2 24 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (14.15%) CCNP
4 14 (13.21%) MCP
4 14 (13.21%) CCNA
5 10 (9.43%) CCIE
5 10 (9.43%) JNCIE
6 6 (5.66%) CCDP
6 6 (5.66%) CCIP
6 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.77%) Postgraduate
7 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.83%) CISSP
9 2 (1.89%) CISM
9 2 (1.89%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.94%) MCSE
10 1 (0.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.60%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (38.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) Firmware
4 2 (1.89%) Squid
4 2 (1.89%) Varnish
5 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.77%) Puppet
2 4 (3.77%) Ansible
3 3 (2.83%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.94%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Cisco
2 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.09%) VMware
4 13 (12.26%) Juniper
5 10 (9.43%) Mitel
6 7 (6.60%) HP
7 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.66%) Redback
8 5 (4.72%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.72%) F5
8 5 (4.72%) LogRhythm
9 4 (3.77%) Aruba
9 4 (3.77%) Polycom
9 4 (3.77%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.77%) Dell
9 4 (3.77%) Citrix
10 3 (2.83%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.89%) Perforce
11 2 (1.89%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.89%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Science Park, Cambridge, East Anglia
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £41,300 - £46,500 per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cambridge Assessment
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago