The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 80 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 74 84 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.92% 3.02% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.55% 15.16% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 65 78 56
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 £28,400 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
546 554 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.57% 19.89% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 444 428 494
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,712
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 57 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Peterborough -2 8 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 87 (57.62%) Windows
2 74 (49.01%) Degree
3 69 (45.70%) Cisco
4 59 (39.07%) Active Directory
5 56 (37.09%) Microsoft
6 54 (35.76%) LAN
7 49 (32.45%) Linux
8 47 (31.13%) WAN
9 44 (29.14%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (27.15%) VMware
11 39 (25.83%) VPN
12 37 (24.50%) DNS
13 35 (23.18%) MS Exchange
13 35 (23.18%) SQL Server
14 34 (22.52%) SAN
15 33 (21.85%) VLAN
15 33 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (21.19%) Hyper-V
16 32 (21.19%) VoIP
17 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (19.87%) HP
18 30 (19.87%) CCNA
19 29 (19.21%) DHCP
20 25 (16.56%) MS Excel
20 25 (16.56%) ITIL
20 25 (16.56%) Juniper
21 23 (15.23%) Citrix
22 22 (14.57%) Computer Science
22 22 (14.57%) Network Monitoring
23 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (23.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.92%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.96%) IIS
3 9 (5.96%) Lync
4 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.64%) MS Project Server
5 7 (4.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (35.76%) LAN
2 47 (31.13%) WAN
3 39 (25.83%) VPN
4 37 (24.50%) DNS
5 34 (22.52%) SAN
6 33 (21.85%) VLAN
7 32 (21.19%) VoIP
8 29 (19.21%) DHCP
9 21 (13.91%) Wireless
10 19 (12.58%) IP Telephony
10 19 (12.58%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
11 18 (11.92%) OSPF
12 17 (11.26%) NetScaler
13 15 (9.93%) IPsec
13 15 (9.93%) SNMP
14 14 (9.27%) Network Security
15 13 (8.61%) BGP
16 12 (7.95%) Ethernet
17 11 (7.28%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.96%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 4 (2.65%) Marketing
3 3 (1.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (32.45%) Administrator
2 39 (25.83%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (20.53%) Support Engineer
4 27 (17.88%) Network Engineer
5 22 (14.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 22 (14.57%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (11.26%) Team Leader
7 13 (8.61%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Firewall Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) IT Support
10 9 (5.96%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Support Team Leader
10 9 (5.96%) Analyst
10 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.96%) Information Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.30%) Windows Administrator
11 8 (5.30%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.26%) Mathematics
3 16 (10.60%) Replication
4 14 (9.27%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (8.61%) Management Information System
6 12 (7.95%) Clustering
6 12 (7.95%) Open Source
7 11 (7.28%) Physics
8 9 (5.96%) Firmware
9 6 (3.97%) Thin Client
9 6 (3.97%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (3.97%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.66%) Social Media
10 1 (0.66%) CESG
10 1 (0.66%) PDA
10 1 (0.66%) Statistics
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 87 (57.62%) Windows
2 49 (32.45%) Linux
3 31 (20.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.61%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.96%) UNIX
8 5 (3.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.65%) CentOS
10 3 (1.99%) Debian
11 2 (1.32%) NetWare
11 2 (1.32%) Android
11 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.56%) ITIL
2 22 (14.57%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (13.25%) Migration
5 13 (8.61%) Network Management
6 11 (7.28%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.96%) Refactoring
7 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.96%) Scrum
7 9 (5.96%) Change Control
8 8 (5.30%) TDD
8 8 (5.30%) Test Automation
9 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (3.97%) Network Design
9 6 (3.97%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.31%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.31%) Project Management
11 3 (1.99%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (1.99%) OWASP
11 3 (1.99%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.58%) SQL
2 12 (7.95%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.28%) Bash Shell
3 11 (7.28%) Perl
4 8 (5.30%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (49.01%) Degree
2 44 (29.14%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (19.87%) CCNA
4 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (11.92%) CCNP
6 8 (5.30%) MCSE
7 7 (4.64%) MCITP
7 7 (4.64%) CISSP
8 6 (3.97%) CCIA
8 6 (3.97%) MCP
8 6 (3.97%) MCSA
8 6 (3.97%) CCA
8 6 (3.97%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.31%) GIAC
10 3 (1.99%) CEH
10 3 (1.99%) SSCP
10 3 (1.99%) CISM
11 2 (1.32%) GCIA
11 2 (1.32%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (7.95%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.28%) SLA
3 9 (5.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.97%) QA
System Software
1 59 (39.07%) Active Directory
2 33 (21.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (21.19%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.30%) KVM
5 7 (4.64%) XenApp
6 6 (3.97%) XenServer
6 6 (3.97%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.32%) Snort
8 2 (1.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.66%) NFS
9 1 (0.66%) NDS
Systems Management
1 17 (11.26%) Puppet
1 17 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.27%) FortiGate
2 14 (9.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (7.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (5.30%) SCDPM
5 7 (4.64%) WSUS
5 7 (4.64%) Nagios
5 7 (4.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.65%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.32%) Munin
8 1 (0.66%) SCSM
8 1 (0.66%) SCCM
8 1 (0.66%) SCOM
8 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 69 (45.70%) Cisco
2 56 (37.09%) Microsoft
3 41 (27.15%) VMware
4 30 (19.87%) HP
5 25 (16.56%) Juniper
6 23 (15.23%) Citrix
7 14 (9.27%) Red Hat
8 13 (8.61%) Sourcefire
8 13 (8.61%) Symantec
9 11 (7.28%) Polycom
9 11 (7.28%) Riverbed
9 11 (7.28%) Fortinet
9 11 (7.28%) Aruba
9 11 (7.28%) F5
9 11 (7.28%) Splunk
10 10 (6.62%) NetApp
11 9 (5.96%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.96%) Red Gate
12 8 (5.30%) Sun
12 8 (5.30%) Hitachi
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago