The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 79 66 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 41 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.35% 2.86% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.88% 15.88% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 36
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
377 296 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.60% 17.99% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 299 251 295
Average salary £44,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Cambridgeshire

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 11 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 58 (56.86%) Degree
2 52 (50.98%) Windows
3 46 (45.10%) Linux
4 36 (35.29%) Cisco
5 30 (29.41%) LAN
6 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (25.49%) VPN
8 25 (24.51%) WAN
8 25 (24.51%) VLAN
9 22 (21.57%) Active Directory
10 19 (18.63%) Computer Science
10 19 (18.63%) VMware
10 19 (18.63%) CCNA
10 19 (18.63%) SAN
10 19 (18.63%) DNS
11 18 (17.65%) ITIL
11 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (17.65%) Puppet
12 17 (16.67%) DHCP
12 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 16 (15.69%) HP
13 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
14 15 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (13.73%) DevOps
15 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell
15 14 (13.73%) VoIP
15 14 (13.73%) Python
15 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
16 13 (12.75%) Migration
17 12 (11.76%) Internet

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.92%) MS Project Server
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.92%) Lync
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.96%) Route 53
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) LAN
2 26 (25.49%) VPN
3 25 (24.51%) WAN
3 25 (24.51%) VLAN
4 19 (18.63%) SAN
4 19 (18.63%) DNS
5 17 (16.67%) DHCP
6 14 (13.73%) VoIP
7 12 (11.76%) Internet
7 12 (11.76%) Network Security
8 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
8 11 (10.78%) Wireless
8 11 (10.78%) IP Telephony
8 11 (10.78%) OSPF
9 9 (8.82%) LDAP
10 8 (7.84%) BGP
11 7 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (5.88%) IPsec
12 6 (5.88%) EIGRP
12 6 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
2 2 (1.96%) Maven
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Administrator
2 29 (28.43%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (19.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 20 (19.61%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (14.71%) Windows Administrator
4 15 (14.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 15 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (7.84%) Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Security Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) IT Support
9 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.90%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) XMPP
2 2 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.82%) Physics
3 9 (8.82%) Firmware
4 7 (6.86%) Replication
5 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.92%) Open Source
6 4 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.92%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.98%) IPTV
7 1 (0.98%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) Informatics
7 1 (0.98%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) Life Science
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.98%) Windows
2 46 (45.10%) Linux
3 9 (8.82%) UNIX
4 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (0.98%) Android
9 1 (0.98%) Debian
9 1 (0.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) ITIL
2 14 (13.73%) DevOps
3 13 (12.75%) Migration
4 11 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (9.80%) Scrum
6 9 (8.82%) TDD
6 9 (8.82%) Refactoring
6 9 (8.82%) Test Automation
6 9 (8.82%) Network Management
7 7 (6.86%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.88%) Project Management
9 5 (4.90%) Information Security
9 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.92%) Network Design
10 4 (3.92%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (2.94%) Matrix Management
11 3 (2.94%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) Python
1 14 (13.73%) Bash Shell
2 11 (10.78%) Perl
3 8 (7.84%) SQL
4 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (56.86%) Degree
2 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (18.63%) CCNA
4 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.76%) CCNP
5 8 (7.84%) MCSE
6 6 (5.88%) CISSP
7 4 (3.92%) MCSA
8 3 (2.94%) CISM
9 2 (1.96%) GIAC
9 2 (1.96%) CEH
9 2 (1.96%) SSCP
10 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.88%) QA
3 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.82%) KVM
5 3 (2.94%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.98%) NFS
6 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) Puppet
2 15 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.86%) Nagios
4 6 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.92%) WSUS
6 4 (3.92%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (3.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.92%) SCDPM
6 4 (3.92%) Opsview
7 3 (2.94%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.96%) Munin
9 1 (0.98%) SCCM
9 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.98%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (35.29%) Cisco
2 19 (18.63%) VMware
3 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.69%) HP
5 14 (13.73%) Red Hat
6 11 (10.78%) NetApp
7 9 (8.82%) Sun
7 9 (8.82%) Hitachi
8 8 (7.84%) Juniper
9 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.88%) Veeam
11 5 (4.90%) Symantec
11 5 (4.90%) Citrix
12 4 (3.92%) Trapeze
13 3 (2.94%) Red Gate
13 3 (2.94%) F5
13 3 (2.94%) Splunk
13 3 (2.94%) Riverbed
13 3 (2.94%) Aruba
13 3 (2.94%) Perforce
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