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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 40 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 115 67 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.51% 2.91% 4.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.50% 13.93% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87 54 60
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -7.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
377 481 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.06% 20.86% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 287 375 387
Average salary £43,000 £43,900 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.05% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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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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 +22 96 £43,000 +7.50% 11
Peterborough +9 8 £31,500 +21.15% 1
Huntingdon -6 3 £29,000 -18.30% 1
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 85 (50.00%) Linux
2 76 (44.71%) Windows
3 59 (34.71%) Cisco
4 53 (31.18%) TCP/IP
5 41 (24.12%) VMware
6 39 (22.94%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (22.35%) ITIL
8 36 (21.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 35 (20.59%) DNS
10 34 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 33 (19.41%) Information Security
12 32 (18.82%) Load Balancing
13 31 (18.24%) Network Security
13 31 (18.24%) WAN
14 30 (17.65%) LAN
14 30 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 30 (17.65%) Juniper
15 29 (17.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 28 (16.47%) Risk Analysis
16 28 (16.47%) Xen
17 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (15.88%) SaaS
17 27 (15.88%) Data Protection
17 27 (15.88%) Intrusion Detection
17 27 (15.88%) Penetration Testing
17 27 (15.88%) VPN
18 26 (15.29%) MS Exchange
18 26 (15.29%) CCNP
18 26 (15.29%) Legal
18 26 (15.29%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (15.29%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.59%) Apache
3 17 (10.00%) IIS
4 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.76%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.88%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (15.88%) SaaS
2 10 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (31.18%) TCP/IP
2 35 (20.59%) DNS
3 31 (18.24%) Network Security
3 31 (18.24%) WAN
4 30 (17.65%) LAN
5 27 (15.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (15.88%) VPN
6 26 (15.29%) BGP
7 25 (14.71%) OSPF
8 24 (14.12%) VoIP
9 20 (11.76%) HTTP
10 19 (11.18%) VLAN
11 18 (10.59%) Internet
12 17 (10.00%) DHCP
12 17 (10.00%) SAN
13 13 (7.65%) SSH
14 12 (7.06%) Junos
15 10 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Selenium
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 26 (15.29%) Legal
2 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.76%) Finance
3 3 (1.76%) Games
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Back Office
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (25.88%) Network Engineer
2 29 (17.06%) Administrator
2 29 (17.06%) Security Specialist
3 28 (16.47%) Information Security Specialist
3 28 (16.47%) Information Specialist
4 22 (12.94%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (11.18%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (8.82%) Network Administrator
7 13 (7.65%) Analyst
7 13 (7.65%) Junior
8 11 (6.47%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (6.47%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.29%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Security Administrator
9 9 (5.29%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Network Security Administrator
11 7 (4.12%) Network Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.59%) COM
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) CSS3
3 1 (0.59%) HTML5
3 1 (0.59%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.71%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.12%) Physics
4 6 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.94%) PKI
6 4 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.76%) Life Science
8 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) e-Health
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 85 (50.00%) Linux
2 76 (44.71%) Windows
3 23 (13.53%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.24%) Unix
5 11 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.12%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.35%) ITIL
2 33 (19.41%) Information Security
3 32 (18.82%) Load Balancing
4 29 (17.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 28 (16.47%) Risk Analysis
6 27 (15.88%) Data Protection
6 27 (15.88%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (15.29%) Information Governance
8 13 (7.65%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (7.06%) Machine Learning
10 11 (6.47%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.47%) Network Design
10 11 (6.47%) Network Management
11 8 (4.71%) Change Management
11 8 (4.71%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.12%) E-Commerce
13 5 (2.94%) Migration
13 5 (2.94%) Project Management
14 4 (2.35%) Strategic Planning
14 4 (2.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.59%) Bash Shell
2 17 (10.00%) Perl
3 11 (6.47%) SQL
4 8 (4.71%) Python
5 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) PHP
6 1 (0.59%) VB
6 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (22.94%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (15.29%) CCNP
3 24 (14.12%) Degree
4 14 (8.24%) CCNA
5 6 (3.53%) CCIE
6 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.76%) PhD
8 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.59%) CCSA
9 1 (0.59%) CCSE
9 1 (0.59%) HND
9 1 (0.59%) MCSE
9 1 (0.59%) RHCE
9 1 (0.59%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.06%) HIPAA
3 5 (2.94%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.59%) COBIT
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.47%) Xen
3 22 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.76%) vSphere
6 2 (1.18%) NFS
6 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.18%) XenServer
7 1 (0.59%) Docker
7 1 (0.59%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) Puppet
2 5 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.76%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.76%) Nagios
4 2 (1.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) Ansible
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.59%) SCOM
5 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (34.71%) Cisco
2 41 (24.12%) VMware
3 30 (17.65%) Juniper
4 26 (15.29%) F5
5 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
6 21 (12.35%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.47%) HP
8 10 (5.88%) Avaya
9 8 (4.71%) Citrix
10 7 (4.12%) Infoblox
10 7 (4.12%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.53%) Brocade
11 6 (3.53%) Veeam
12 5 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.76%) Oracle
14 2 (1.18%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.18%) NetApp
14 2 (1.18%) Palo Alto
15 1 (0.59%) Aruba
15 1 (0.59%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £32k - 38k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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