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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 42 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 81 49 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.48% 2.72% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.08% 11.72% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69 46 58
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,487 £28,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,654 £60,000 £48,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
323 418 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.84% 23.20% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 285 337 283
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 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 61 (44.53%) Linux
2 46 (33.58%) Windows
3 44 (32.12%) Active Directory
4 43 (31.39%) VMware
5 40 (29.20%) Cisco
6 39 (28.47%) WAN
7 38 (27.74%) Degree
8 36 (26.28%) Network Security
9 35 (25.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (25.55%) CISSP
10 34 (24.82%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (24.82%) DNS
11 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
11 33 (24.09%) ITIL
12 27 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
13 26 (18.98%) BGP
13 26 (18.98%) VPN
14 25 (18.25%) Perl
15 23 (16.79%) MPLS
15 23 (16.79%) Python
16 22 (16.06%) CCNP
16 22 (16.06%) CISM
17 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
17 20 (14.60%) LAN
18 19 (13.87%) CCNA
19 18 (13.14%) SSL
19 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
19 18 (13.14%) Citrix
19 18 (13.14%) SSCP
19 18 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27001

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 17 (12.41%) Apache
2 11 (8.03%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.57%) IIS
4 7 (5.11%) Lync
4 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.65%) CMS
5 5 (3.65%) Zope
5 5 (3.65%) Plone
5 5 (3.65%) nginx
5 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.65%) Office 365
3 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (28.47%) WAN
2 36 (26.28%) Network Security
3 34 (24.82%) DNS
4 26 (18.98%) BGP
4 26 (18.98%) VPN
5 23 (16.79%) MPLS
6 20 (14.60%) TCP/IP
6 20 (14.60%) LAN
7 18 (13.14%) SSL
8 16 (11.68%) DHCP
8 16 (11.68%) EIGRP
9 15 (10.95%) DMVPN
10 14 (10.22%) HTTP
11 12 (8.76%) Wireless
12 11 (8.03%) VoIP
12 11 (8.03%) SAN
12 11 (8.03%) OSPF
13 8 (5.84%) HTTPS
14 7 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (4.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) MySQL
3 5 (3.65%) MariaDB
4 3 (2.19%) Big Data
4 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.46%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.73%) JIRA
3 1 (0.73%) TestLink
3 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.73%) Ant
General
1 11 (8.03%) Marketing
2 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.38%) Back Office
4 5 (3.65%) Publishing
5 3 (2.19%) Automotive
6 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.46%) Finance
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Administrator
2 24 (17.52%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (13.14%) Network Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Consultant
5 12 (8.76%) IT Consultant
6 11 (8.03%) Security Consultant
6 11 (8.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (8.03%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (8.03%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Security Specialist
7 10 (7.30%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Network Specialist
8 9 (6.57%) Network Security Specialist
9 8 (5.84%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (5.84%) Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Network Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) Security Administrator
10 7 (5.11%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Web Services
2 7 (5.11%) HTML
2 7 (5.11%) CSS
3 6 (4.38%) SOAP
3 6 (4.38%) .NET
3 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.38%) WCF
3 6 (4.38%) jQuery
3 6 (4.38%) XML
4 3 (2.19%) LAMP
5 2 (1.46%) RESTful
5 2 (1.46%) HTML5
5 2 (1.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.76%) Thin Client
2 12 (8.76%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.65%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.46%) Open Source
5 2 (1.46%) Physics
6 1 (0.73%) Life Science
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.73%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 61 (44.53%) Linux
2 46 (33.58%) Windows
3 17 (12.41%) UNIX
4 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.11%) CentOS
7 4 (2.92%) Debian
7 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.46%) Android
9 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.09%) ITIL
2 27 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (12.41%) SIEM
4 15 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.22%) Security Architecture
6 13 (9.49%) Information Security
6 13 (9.49%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (7.30%) Network Design
8 8 (5.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (5.84%) Network Management
8 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.11%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.11%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.38%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.38%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.38%) Project Management
10 6 (4.38%) Information Security Management
10 6 (4.38%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) Perl
2 23 (16.79%) Python
3 17 (12.41%) SQL
4 12 (8.76%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.03%) Java
6 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.84%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.11%) C
8 6 (4.38%) C#
8 6 (4.38%) PHP
9 4 (2.92%) C++
10 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (27.74%) Degree
2 35 (25.55%) CISSP
3 34 (24.82%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (16.06%) CISM
4 22 (16.06%) CCNP
5 19 (13.87%) CCNA
6 18 (13.14%) SSCP
7 4 (2.92%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.19%) MCP
8 3 (2.19%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.46%) CISA
10 1 (0.73%) MCSE
10 1 (0.73%) MCSA
10 1 (0.73%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.22%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.11%) COBIT
4 6 (4.38%) QA
5 2 (1.46%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (32.12%) Active Directory
2 35 (25.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.84%) Varnish
4 7 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.65%) qmail
5 5 (3.65%) Postfix
5 5 (3.65%) vSphere
6 3 (2.19%) Squid
7 2 (1.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Nagios
1 5 (3.65%) Puppet
1 5 (3.65%) HAProxy
1 5 (3.65%) systemd
2 4 (2.92%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.19%) Ansible
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 43 (31.39%) VMware
2 40 (29.20%) Cisco
3 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.14%) Citrix
5 14 (10.22%) Juniper
5 14 (10.22%) Red Hat
5 14 (10.22%) HP
6 13 (9.49%) Oracle
7 10 (7.30%) Fortinet
8 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.11%) SonicWALL
9 7 (5.11%) F5
10 6 (4.38%) Rackspace
10 6 (4.38%) LogRhythm
10 6 (4.38%) Dell
11 5 (3.65%) NetApp
11 5 (3.65%) Imperva
11 5 (3.65%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.65%) WatchGuard
11 5 (3.65%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago