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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 57 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 61 78 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.56% 5.21% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.48% 21.79% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 81
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
349 358 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.37% 23.91% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 270 268 404
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 November 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 54 (51.43%) Windows
2 52 (49.52%) Linux
3 41 (39.05%) Active Directory
4 38 (36.19%) Degree
5 32 (30.48%) DNS
6 24 (22.86%) ITIL
7 22 (20.95%) Cisco
8 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 20 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
11 18 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (17.14%) Python
11 18 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (16.19%) BGP
12 17 (16.19%) OSPF
13 16 (15.24%) DHCP
14 15 (14.29%) Network Management
15 14 (13.33%) Network Security
15 14 (13.33%) VPN
15 14 (13.33%) MCP
16 13 (12.38%) VMware
16 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (11.43%) VLAN
18 11 (10.48%) Asset Management
18 11 (10.48%) MPLS
18 11 (10.48%) Ethernet
19 10 (9.52%) WAN
19 10 (9.52%) ISO 9001
19 10 (9.52%) CCIE
19 10 (9.52%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 20 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.76%) IIS
2 5 (4.76%) Lync
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.81%) SaaS
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.48%) DNS
2 17 (16.19%) OSPF
2 17 (16.19%) BGP
3 16 (15.24%) DHCP
4 14 (13.33%) VPN
4 14 (13.33%) Network Security
5 12 (11.43%) VLAN
6 11 (10.48%) MPLS
6 11 (10.48%) Ethernet
7 10 (9.52%) WAN
8 9 (8.57%) VoIP
9 7 (6.67%) Internet
10 6 (5.71%) SAN
10 6 (5.71%) HTTP
10 6 (5.71%) SNMP
10 6 (5.71%) LAN
10 6 (5.71%) VPLS
11 5 (4.76%) NAS
12 4 (3.81%) Junos
12 4 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) Big Data
3 7 (6.67%) Text Mining
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Bugzilla
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
1 4 (3.81%) TestLink
2 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Back Office
3 3 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Automotive
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (38.10%) Administrator
2 32 (30.48%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 14 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (12.38%) Windows Administrator
4 13 (12.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.48%) IT Support
5 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Architect
7 8 (7.62%) Consultant
7 8 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Network Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) IT Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) IP Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Service Desk Technician
9 5 (4.76%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) .NET
1 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.90%) SOAP
1 2 (1.90%) XML
1 2 (1.90%) WCF
1 2 (1.90%) jQuery
2 1 (0.95%) RESTful
2 1 (0.95%) HTML5
2 1 (0.95%) CSS3
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
2 1 (0.95%) CSS
2 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.57%) IPTV
3 9 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.81%) Physics
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Streaming Media
4 4 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.81%) Kindle
4 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.86%) Open Source
5 3 (2.86%) Life Science
5 3 (2.86%) Informatics
6 2 (1.90%) DTV
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.43%) Windows
2 52 (49.52%) Linux
3 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.52%) UNIX
5 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.81%) Android
8 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) ITIL
2 18 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (14.29%) Network Management
4 11 (10.48%) Asset Management
5 9 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (8.57%) DevOps
6 8 (7.62%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) Scrum
7 7 (6.67%) Migration
8 6 (5.71%) Network Design
8 6 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.81%) Refactoring
9 4 (3.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.81%) User Stories
9 4 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) Python
2 9 (8.57%) SQL
3 8 (7.62%) C#
4 7 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (5.71%) Perl
6 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.90%) C
7 2 (1.90%) C++
7 2 (1.90%) Java
7 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (36.19%) Degree
2 18 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (13.33%) MCP
4 10 (9.52%) CCIE
4 10 (9.52%) CCNP
4 10 (9.52%) CCNA
4 10 (9.52%) JNCIE
5 6 (5.71%) CCDP
5 6 (5.71%) CCIP
5 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.76%) Postgraduate
7 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.95%) CISSP
9 1 (0.95%) CISM
9 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (39.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.81%) Firmware
4 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.71%) Puppet
3 5 (4.76%) Ansible
4 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (0.95%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Cisco
2 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.38%) VMware
4 10 (9.52%) Mitel
4 10 (9.52%) Juniper
5 9 (8.57%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.67%) HP
7 6 (5.71%) Dell
7 6 (5.71%) Redback
8 4 (3.81%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.81%) Citrix
8 4 (3.81%) Polycom
8 4 (3.81%) Aruba
8 4 (3.81%) F5
8 4 (3.81%) Perforce
9 3 (2.86%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.90%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.90%) Veeam
10 2 (1.90%) SAP
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