The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 62 42 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 74 110 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.99% 4.89% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 21.53% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 67 96 68
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Firewall
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
539 511 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.81% 22.71% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 428 422 400
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,984 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridgeshire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -24 48 £50,000 +42.85% 17
Peterborough +4 13 £28,250 -22.06%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 67 (50.76%) Windows
2 56 (42.42%) Linux
3 51 (38.64%) Degree
4 40 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 33 (25.00%) Cisco
6 31 (23.48%) DNS
7 27 (20.45%) VMware
8 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (18.18%) WAN
9 23 (17.42%) ITIL
9 23 (17.42%) SQL
9 23 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 22 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 22 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
11 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 20 (15.15%) MS Exchange
12 20 (15.15%) VLAN
13 18 (13.64%) Bash Shell
13 18 (13.64%) LAN
13 18 (13.64%) VoIP
13 18 (13.64%) MS Office
13 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 18 (13.64%) VPN
14 17 (12.88%) Python
15 16 (12.12%) CCNA
15 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (11.36%) SAN
16 15 (11.36%) DHCP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
7 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.64%) MS Office
3 6 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.27%) Office 365
2 3 (2.27%) Route 53
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.48%) DNS
2 24 (18.18%) WAN
3 20 (15.15%) VLAN
4 18 (13.64%) LAN
4 18 (13.64%) VoIP
4 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 18 (13.64%) VPN
5 15 (11.36%) SAN
5 15 (11.36%) DHCP
6 13 (9.85%) Network Security
7 12 (9.09%) BGP
8 11 (8.33%) OSPF
9 9 (6.82%) LDAP
9 9 (6.82%) SSL
10 7 (5.30%) Internet
11 6 (4.55%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.79%) MPLS
13 4 (3.03%) VPLS
13 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.27%) Text Mining
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Bugzilla
1 5 (3.79%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.27%) Subversion
2 3 (2.27%) Maven
2 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (6.82%) Marketing
2 7 (5.30%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.03%) Electronics
5 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Finance
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (28.03%) Administrator
2 34 (25.76%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (14.39%) Linux Administrator
3 19 (14.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 17 (12.88%) Windows Administrator
4 17 (12.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 14 (10.61%) Architect
6 12 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.55%) Operations Team Leader
12 5 (3.79%) Consultant
12 5 (3.79%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Web Services
2 2 (1.52%) XMPP
3 1 (0.76%) COM
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.58%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.82%) Firmware
3 9 (6.82%) IPTV
4 8 (6.06%) Physics
4 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.79%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.79%) Streaming Media
6 4 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Informatics
8 1 (0.76%) Life Science
8 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (50.76%) Windows
2 56 (42.42%) Linux
3 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.58%) UNIX
8 9 (6.82%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.52%) CentOS
10 2 (1.52%) Debian
10 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.76%) Android
11 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.42%) ITIL
2 14 (10.61%) Scrum
3 12 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (9.09%) Migration
4 11 (8.33%) Network Management
5 10 (7.58%) Project Management
5 10 (7.58%) DevOps
6 9 (6.82%) Refactoring
7 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.06%) Network Design
7 8 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.30%) SOA
8 7 (5.30%) UML
8 7 (5.30%) Service Management
8 7 (5.30%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.30%) DoDAF
8 7 (5.30%) MODAF
9 6 (4.55%) ITSM
10 5 (3.79%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.42%) SQL
2 18 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 17 (12.88%) Python
4 10 (7.58%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.76%) PHP
5 1 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (38.64%) Degree
2 22 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (12.12%) CCNA
4 9 (6.82%) CCNP
5 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.03%) JNCIE
7 4 (3.03%) MCSA
7 4 (3.03%) CCIP
7 4 (3.03%) CCDP
7 4 (3.03%) CCIE
8 3 (2.27%) CISSP
8 3 (2.27%) MCP
9 2 (1.52%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.76%) PhD
10 1 (0.76%) MCSE
10 1 (0.76%) CISM
10 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 6 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.79%) KVM
5 3 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.52%) vSphere
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Puppet
2 9 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.79%) SCCM
4 3 (2.27%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.52%) Ansible
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
6 1 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (25.00%) Cisco
2 27 (20.45%) VMware
3 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.61%) HP
4 14 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.09%) Citrix
6 8 (6.06%) Perforce
7 6 (4.55%) Veeam
7 6 (4.55%) NetApp
7 6 (4.55%) Juniper
8 5 (3.79%) Sun
8 5 (3.79%) Hitachi
8 5 (3.79%) Dell
9 4 (3.03%) Redback
9 4 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.03%) Intel
10 2 (1.52%) Mitel
10 2 (1.52%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.52%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.52%) SAP
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