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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 62 84 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 74 52 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.37% 2.18% 3.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.14% 11.18% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 69
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
408 465 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.60% 19.51% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 338 370 323
Average salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,143 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +36 62 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Peterborough -3 4 £43,750 +54.86% 1
Huntingdon - 4 £35,000 -
St Neots - 2 £33,750 - 1
Ely - 1 £32,000 -
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 66 (40.49%) Linux
2 56 (34.36%) WAN
2 56 (34.36%) Active Directory
3 55 (33.74%) VMware
4 54 (33.13%) Windows
5 48 (29.45%) Cisco
6 42 (25.77%) DNS
6 42 (25.77%) CISSP
6 42 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (23.31%) LAN
8 37 (22.70%) Perl
9 35 (21.47%) ITIL
9 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
10 33 (20.25%) Python
10 33 (20.25%) BGP
11 31 (19.02%) Apache
11 31 (19.02%) Network Security
11 31 (19.02%) Degree
12 30 (18.40%) SQL
12 30 (18.40%) VPN
13 29 (17.79%) Data Centre
14 28 (17.18%) Citrix
14 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
15 27 (16.56%) CISM
15 27 (16.56%) Marketing
15 27 (16.56%) Penetration Testing
16 26 (15.95%) MPLS
17 25 (15.34%) SSL
18 24 (14.72%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 31 (19.02%) Apache
2 22 (13.50%) MS Exchange
3 17 (10.43%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.52%) IIS
5 9 (5.52%) Zope
6 8 (4.91%) Plone
6 8 (4.91%) CMS
6 8 (4.91%) nginx
7 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.45%) Lync
9 3 (1.84%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (34.36%) WAN
2 42 (25.77%) DNS
3 38 (23.31%) LAN
4 33 (20.25%) BGP
5 31 (19.02%) Network Security
6 30 (18.40%) VPN
7 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
8 26 (15.95%) MPLS
9 25 (15.34%) SSL
10 22 (13.50%) SAN
11 20 (12.27%) Wireless
12 18 (11.04%) EIGRP
13 17 (10.43%) OSPF
13 17 (10.43%) DMVPN
14 16 (9.82%) DHCP
15 12 (7.36%) VRRP
15 12 (7.36%) HSRP
16 11 (6.75%) WLAN
17 9 (5.52%) HTTP
18 8 (4.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.43%) MySQL
3 9 (5.52%) MariaDB
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.07%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.13%) Subversion
2 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) TestLink
3 1 (0.61%) Ant
General
1 27 (16.56%) Marketing
2 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.75%) Publishing
4 5 (3.07%) Finance
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (19.63%) Administrator
2 26 (15.95%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (11.04%) Linux Administrator
3 18 (11.04%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (9.82%) Consultant
5 15 (9.20%) Network Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 13 (7.98%) Security Consultant
8 12 (7.36%) Analyst
8 12 (7.36%) IT Consultant
9 11 (6.75%) Security Specialist
10 10 (6.13%) Network Specialist
10 10 (6.13%) Network Security Specialist
10 10 (6.13%) IT Security Consultant
11 9 (5.52%) Security Analyst
12 8 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) IT Security Analyst
12 8 (4.91%) Network Manager
13 7 (4.29%) Architect
13 7 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.91%) HTML
1 8 (4.91%) CSS
2 7 (4.29%) Web Services
3 6 (3.68%) .NET
4 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.07%) SOAP
4 5 (3.07%) XML
4 5 (3.07%) WCF
4 5 (3.07%) jQuery
5 3 (1.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.79%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (10.43%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.36%) Fat Client
4 12 (7.36%) Thin Client
5 11 (6.75%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.45%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Physics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.49%) Linux
2 54 (33.13%) Windows
3 21 (12.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.66%) CentOS
5 17 (10.43%) UNIX
6 15 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.91%) Debian
8 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.68%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.47%) ITIL
2 27 (16.56%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (12.27%) SIEM
4 18 (11.04%) DDoS Mitigation
4 18 (11.04%) Information Security
5 17 (10.43%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (9.82%) Security Architecture
6 16 (9.82%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (6.75%) Network Design
8 10 (6.13%) Load Balancing
8 10 (6.13%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.52%) Network Management
10 8 (4.91%) Cyber Security
10 8 (4.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.68%) Information Security Management
12 6 (3.68%) Security Management
12 6 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.68%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.68%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.70%) Perl
2 33 (20.25%) Python
3 30 (18.40%) SQL
4 16 (9.82%) Shell Script
5 13 (7.98%) Java
6 9 (5.52%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.91%) PHP
8 6 (3.68%) C
9 5 (3.07%) C#
9 5 (3.07%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.84%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) Tcl
11 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (25.77%) CISSP
2 38 (23.31%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (19.02%) Degree
4 27 (16.56%) CISM
5 24 (14.72%) CCNP
6 21 (12.88%) CCNA
6 21 (12.88%) SSCP
7 4 (2.45%) CISA
7 4 (2.45%) JNCIA
7 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.84%) MCSA
9 2 (1.23%) CCIE
9 2 (1.23%) MCSE
9 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (9.20%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.13%) COBIT
4 6 (3.68%) QA
5 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (34.36%) Active Directory
2 42 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.59%) vSphere
4 11 (6.75%) Varnish
5 10 (6.13%) qmail
5 10 (6.13%) Postfix
6 9 (5.52%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.84%) XenApp
7 3 (1.84%) Squid
8 2 (1.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.61%) XenServer
9 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) HAProxy
1 8 (4.91%) systemd
2 5 (3.07%) Nagios
3 4 (2.45%) ARCserve
3 4 (2.45%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.84%) Puppet
5 2 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) SCCM
6 1 (0.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 55 (33.74%) VMware
2 48 (29.45%) Cisco
3 35 (21.47%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.18%) Citrix
5 23 (14.11%) Red Hat
6 18 (11.04%) Oracle
6 18 (11.04%) HP
7 15 (9.20%) CheckPoint
8 14 (8.59%) Juniper
9 12 (7.36%) Fortinet
10 9 (5.52%) F5
11 6 (3.68%) WatchGuard
11 6 (3.68%) SonicWALL
12 5 (3.07%) Imperva
12 5 (3.07%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.07%) Splunk
12 5 (3.07%) Rackspace
12 5 (3.07%) TOWER Software
12 5 (3.07%) NetApp
13 4 (2.45%) CA
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