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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 58 43 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 82 120 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.29% 5.44% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.13% 23.03% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 68 89 78
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
542 521 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.78% 23.62% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 393 419 489
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,250
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -17 62 £38,500 +2.66% 7
Peterborough +7 10 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Huntingdon -13 3 £55,000 +161.90%
St Neots - 1 £40,000 - 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (45.07%) Windows
2 54 (38.03%) Linux
3 50 (35.21%) Active Directory
4 38 (26.76%) DNS
5 36 (25.35%) Degree
6 31 (21.83%) Cisco
7 28 (19.72%) ITIL
8 26 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
9 23 (16.20%) SharePoint
10 22 (15.49%) VMware
11 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
11 21 (14.79%) BGP
12 20 (14.08%) DHCP
13 19 (13.38%) Python
13 19 (13.38%) OSPF
13 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (12.68%) Computer Science
14 18 (12.68%) SQL
14 18 (12.68%) WAN
15 15 (10.56%) VLAN
15 15 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (10.56%) CCNA
15 15 (10.56%) Citrix
15 15 (10.56%) MS Office
16 14 (9.86%) CCNP
16 14 (9.86%) Bash Shell
17 13 (9.15%) SAN
17 13 (9.15%) Ethernet
17 13 (9.15%) TCP/IP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (16.20%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.15%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.23%) IIS
5 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.41%) Apache
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Site Server
7 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.56%) MS Office
3 7 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.52%) Office 365
3 3 (2.11%) Route 53
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.76%) DNS
2 21 (14.79%) BGP
3 20 (14.08%) DHCP
4 19 (13.38%) OSPF
5 18 (12.68%) WAN
6 15 (10.56%) VLAN
7 13 (9.15%) Ethernet
7 13 (9.15%) SAN
7 13 (9.15%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.45%) VPN
8 12 (8.45%) SSL
9 11 (7.75%) Network Security
9 11 (7.75%) MPLS
10 10 (7.04%) VoIP
11 9 (6.34%) LDAP
11 9 (6.34%) LAN
12 7 (4.93%) SNMP
12 7 (4.93%) Internet
13 6 (4.23%) Wireless
13 6 (4.23%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) Text Mining
2 5 (3.52%) Big Data
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Bugzilla
1 5 (3.52%) JIRA
1 5 (3.52%) TestLink
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.11%) Subversion
2 3 (2.11%) Maven
General
1 10 (7.04%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.23%) Finance
3 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.52%) Marketing
4 3 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Military
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (26.06%) Administrator
2 33 (23.24%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (13.38%) Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 17 (11.97%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (11.27%) Windows Administrator
5 16 (11.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 12 (8.45%) Network Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.04%) Team Leader
9 9 (6.34%) Consultant
9 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Design Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) Network Architect
12 6 (4.23%) IT Support
12 6 (4.23%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) XML
2 1 (0.70%) XMPP
2 1 (0.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.75%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.34%) IPTV
4 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.63%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.23%) Physics
6 5 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.52%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.52%) Streaming Media
7 4 (2.82%) Kindle
8 2 (1.41%) DTV
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
9 1 (0.70%) Informatics
9 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (45.07%) Windows
2 54 (38.03%) Linux
3 19 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.04%) UNIX
6 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.63%) Ubuntu
8 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.70%) Debian
9 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.70%) Android
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.70%) CentOS
9 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.72%) ITIL
2 12 (8.45%) Configuration Management
2 12 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (8.45%) Line Management
3 11 (7.75%) DevOps
3 11 (7.75%) Network Management
3 11 (7.75%) Project Management
4 10 (7.04%) UML
4 10 (7.04%) SOA
4 10 (7.04%) Scrum
4 10 (7.04%) TOGAF
4 10 (7.04%) DoDAF
4 10 (7.04%) MODAF
5 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.63%) Asset Management
6 8 (5.63%) Migration
6 8 (5.63%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.93%) Service Management
8 6 (4.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.38%) Python
2 18 (12.68%) SQL
3 14 (9.86%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.75%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.23%) C#
5 6 (4.23%) Perl
6 2 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) C
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (25.35%) Degree
2 26 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (10.56%) CCNA
4 14 (9.86%) CCNP
5 12 (8.45%) MCP
6 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.04%) CCIE
7 10 (7.04%) JNCIE
8 7 (4.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (4.23%) CCIP
9 6 (4.23%) CCDP
10 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.41%) CISSP
11 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.70%) MCSE
12 1 (0.70%) PhD
12 1 (0.70%) CISM
12 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) ISO 9001
1 10 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.52%) Firmware
4 4 (2.82%) vSphere
5 2 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.70%) KVM
6 1 (0.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) XenServer
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Puppet
1 9 (6.34%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.70%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (21.83%) Cisco
2 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.49%) VMware
4 15 (10.56%) Citrix
5 11 (7.75%) Juniper
5 11 (7.75%) HP
6 10 (7.04%) Mitel
7 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.63%) Perforce
9 6 (4.23%) Redback
10 5 (3.52%) Dell
11 4 (2.82%) Intel
11 4 (2.82%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.82%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.82%) Polycom
11 4 (2.82%) Aruba
11 4 (2.82%) F5
12 3 (2.11%) Veeam
13 2 (1.41%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.41%) Sophos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonuses and travel allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
Border of Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago