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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 81 52 94
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +42
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 59 98 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.40% 4.13% 2.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.27% 20.63% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 50
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.75%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
481 475 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.59% 20.00% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 397 387 386
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 £30,000 £27,500
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
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -19 44 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Peterborough -9 7 £27,500 -21.42%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 69 (52.27%) Windows
2 64 (48.48%) Degree
3 55 (41.67%) Linux
4 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
5 38 (28.79%) Cisco
6 32 (24.24%) WAN
6 32 (24.24%) VPN
7 31 (23.48%) LAN
8 29 (21.97%) Microsoft
9 28 (21.21%) ITIL
10 27 (20.45%) MS Exchange
10 27 (20.45%) DNS
10 27 (20.45%) VMware
11 26 (19.70%) VLAN
12 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (17.42%) SAN
13 23 (17.42%) DHCP
14 22 (16.67%) HP
14 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (16.67%) Computer Science
15 20 (15.15%) VoIP
15 20 (15.15%) Red Hat
16 19 (14.39%) Bash Shell
17 18 (13.64%) Puppet
17 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
17 18 (13.64%) Python
18 17 (12.88%) SQL
18 17 (12.88%) CCNA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.58%) IIS
4 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.03%) Lync
6 4 (3.03%) MS Project Server
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) SaaS
2 4 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.27%) Route 53
3 3 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.24%) WAN
1 32 (24.24%) VPN
2 31 (23.48%) LAN
3 27 (20.45%) DNS
4 26 (19.70%) VLAN
5 23 (17.42%) SAN
5 23 (17.42%) DHCP
6 20 (15.15%) VoIP
7 18 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 14 (10.61%) Network Security
9 11 (8.33%) LDAP
9 11 (8.33%) SSL
9 11 (8.33%) OSPF
10 10 (7.58%) Internet
10 10 (7.58%) Wireless
11 9 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (6.06%) BGP
13 7 (5.30%) IPsec
13 7 (5.30%) NetScaler
14 6 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.52%) Big Data
6 2 (1.52%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.27%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.27%) Subversion
2 3 (2.27%) Maven
2 3 (2.27%) JIRA
2 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (5.30%) Marketing
2 4 (3.03%) Finance
3 3 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (35.61%) Administrator
2 38 (28.79%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 22 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 16 (12.12%) Windows Administrator
5 16 (12.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 15 (11.36%) Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Architect
9 6 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) IT Support
9 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Operations Team Leader
10 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Web Services
1 3 (2.27%) XMPP
2 1 (0.76%) COM
2 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.12%) Mathematics
3 11 (8.33%) Firmware
4 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.82%) Physics
5 6 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.79%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.79%) Replication
6 5 (3.79%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.79%) IPTV
7 4 (3.03%) Clustering
8 3 (2.27%) Streaming Media
8 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.52%) Open Source
10 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.76%) Social Media
10 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 69 (52.27%) Windows
2 55 (41.67%) Linux
3 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.09%) UNIX
7 10 (7.58%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (6.82%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.03%) CentOS
10 3 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.27%) Debian
11 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.76%) Solaris
12 1 (0.76%) Android
12 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.21%) ITIL
2 14 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (10.61%) Migration
2 14 (10.61%) Scrum
2 14 (10.61%) DevOps
3 11 (8.33%) Refactoring
3 11 (8.33%) Network Management
4 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
4 9 (6.82%) TDD
5 8 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.06%) Change Control
6 7 (5.30%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.30%) Project Management
6 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.55%) Network Design
7 6 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 6 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (3.79%) Service Management
9 4 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.39%) Bash Shell
2 18 (13.64%) Python
3 17 (12.88%) SQL
4 13 (9.85%) Perl
5 7 (5.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (48.48%) Degree
2 24 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (12.88%) CCNA
4 15 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.58%) CCNP
6 6 (4.55%) MCSA
7 5 (3.79%) MCP
7 5 (3.79%) CCA
7 5 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.79%) CISSP
7 5 (3.79%) MCITP
7 5 (3.79%) CCIA
8 4 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.03%) MCSE
9 2 (1.52%) CISM
9 2 (1.52%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.76%) PhD
10 1 (0.76%) GIAC
10 1 (0.76%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 8 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.85%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.82%) KVM
5 6 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.79%) XenApp
6 5 (3.79%) XenServer
7 4 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.52%) vSphere
9 1 (0.76%) NFS
9 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (13.64%) Puppet
2 14 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.30%) Nagios
4 5 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.03%) FortiGate
5 4 (3.03%) WSUS
5 4 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (3.03%) SCDPM
5 4 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (3.03%) Opsview
6 2 (1.52%) Ansible
6 2 (1.52%) SCCM
6 2 (1.52%) Munin
7 1 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) Cisco
2 29 (21.97%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.45%) VMware
4 22 (16.67%) HP
5 20 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 17 (12.88%) Citrix
7 12 (9.09%) NetApp
8 9 (6.82%) Hitachi
8 9 (6.82%) Sun
9 8 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.06%) Veeam
10 7 (5.30%) Juniper
11 6 (4.55%) Perforce
12 5 (3.79%) Wyse
12 5 (3.79%) Symantec
13 4 (3.03%) Trapeze
14 3 (2.27%) SonicWALL
14 3 (2.27%) Dell
15 2 (1.52%) Oracle
15 2 (1.52%) Polycom
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