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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 55 35 66
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 63 91 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.62% 6.24% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 24.59% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55 66 61
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
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
405 370 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.25% 25.36% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 280 295 386
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £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 23 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 52 (49.06%) Windows
2 51 (48.11%) Linux
3 38 (35.85%) Active Directory
4 33 (31.13%) Degree
5 31 (29.25%) DNS
6 22 (20.75%) ITIL
7 20 (18.87%) Cisco
7 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
8 18 (16.98%) BGP
8 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
9 17 (16.04%) DHCP
9 17 (16.04%) Python
10 16 (15.09%) OSPF
11 14 (13.21%) VLAN
11 14 (13.21%) WAN
12 12 (11.32%) Ethernet
12 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
12 12 (11.32%) MCP
12 12 (11.32%) CCNP
13 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
13 11 (10.38%) CCNA
13 11 (10.38%) SQL
13 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
14 10 (9.43%) Network Management
14 10 (9.43%) DevOps
14 10 (9.43%) Network Security
14 10 (9.43%) Mitel
14 10 (9.43%) ISO 9001

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.72%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.89%) Route 53
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.25%) DNS
2 18 (16.98%) BGP
3 17 (16.04%) DHCP
4 16 (15.09%) OSPF
5 14 (13.21%) VLAN
5 14 (13.21%) WAN
6 12 (11.32%) Ethernet
7 10 (9.43%) Network Security
7 10 (9.43%) MPLS
8 9 (8.49%) VPN
9 8 (7.55%) LAN
9 8 (7.55%) SAN
10 7 (6.60%) Internet
10 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
10 7 (6.60%) VoIP
10 7 (6.60%) LDAP
11 6 (5.66%) VPLS
11 6 (5.66%) SNMP
12 5 (4.72%) Wireless
12 5 (4.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) Big Data
1 5 (4.72%) Text Mining
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.72%) TestLink
1 5 (4.72%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Subversion
2 2 (1.89%) Maven
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.72%) Finance
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
4 3 (2.83%) Electronics
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (32.08%) Administrator
2 30 (28.30%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (15.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 16 (15.09%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (15.09%) Windows Administrator
3 16 (15.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 9 (8.49%) Architect
4 9 (8.49%) Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Network Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Network Architect
7 6 (5.66%) Service Desk Technician
7 6 (5.66%) IP Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.43%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.49%) IPTV
4 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.66%) Physics
6 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.72%) Streaming Media
7 4 (3.77%) Kindle
7 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.89%) DTV
9 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.94%) Life Science
9 1 (0.94%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.06%) Windows
2 51 (48.11%) Linux
3 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (8.49%) UNIX
4 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.60%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) ITIL
2 10 (9.43%) Network Management
2 10 (9.43%) DevOps
2 10 (9.43%) Project Management
2 10 (9.43%) Scrum
3 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.55%) Migration
5 7 (6.60%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.66%) Network Design
7 5 (4.72%) Regression Testing
7 5 (4.72%) Refactoring
7 5 (4.72%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.77%) Line Management
8 4 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.77%) User Stories
9 3 (2.83%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) Python
2 11 (10.38%) SQL
2 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.66%) C#
4 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Degree
2 20 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.32%) MCP
3 12 (11.32%) CCNP
4 11 (10.38%) CCNA
5 9 (8.49%) CCIE
5 9 (8.49%) JNCIE
6 6 (5.66%) CCIP
6 6 (5.66%) CCDP
7 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.89%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.89%) CISSP
9 1 (0.94%) CISM
9 1 (0.94%) MCSE
9 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) ISO 9001
2 9 (8.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) SLA
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) KVM
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) XenServer
4 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Puppet
2 6 (5.66%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.77%) SCCM
3 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.94%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Cisco
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.43%) Mitel
3 10 (9.43%) Juniper
4 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.55%) VMware
5 7 (6.60%) Perforce
5 7 (6.60%) HP
6 6 (5.66%) Redback
7 5 (4.72%) Dell
7 5 (4.72%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) Polycom
8 3 (2.83%) Veeam
8 3 (2.83%) F5
8 3 (2.83%) Aruba
8 3 (2.83%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.83%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.89%) SAP
9 2 (1.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.94%) Websense
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