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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 47 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +35
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 79 109 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.25% 4.86% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.37% 20.92% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 70 95 63
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £42,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.53%
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
514 521 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.16% 23.22% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 404 440 433
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -26 53 £47,500 +35.71% 9
Peterborough +11 13 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Huntingdon -16 2 £55,000 +161.90%
Firewall
East of England

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (50.36%) Windows
2 56 (40.29%) Linux
3 45 (32.37%) Active Directory
3 45 (32.37%) Degree
4 33 (23.74%) Cisco
5 32 (23.02%) DNS
6 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (17.27%) VMware
7 24 (17.27%) ITIL
8 23 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
9 22 (15.83%) Computer Science
10 21 (15.11%) WAN
10 21 (15.11%) SQL
11 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
12 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
13 18 (12.95%) MS Office
13 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
14 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.23%) VLAN
15 16 (11.51%) Bash Shell
15 16 (11.51%) Python
16 15 (10.79%) VoIP
16 15 (10.79%) SAN
16 15 (10.79%) BGP
17 14 (10.07%) Citrix
17 14 (10.07%) VPN
17 14 (10.07%) DHCP
17 14 (10.07%) SharePoint

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (12.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.32%) IIS
5 5 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.95%) MS Office
3 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.60%) Office 365
3 3 (2.16%) Route 53
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.02%) DNS
2 21 (15.11%) WAN
3 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
3 17 (12.23%) VLAN
4 15 (10.79%) BGP
4 15 (10.79%) SAN
4 15 (10.79%) VoIP
5 14 (10.07%) DHCP
5 14 (10.07%) VPN
6 13 (9.35%) LAN
6 13 (9.35%) Network Security
6 13 (9.35%) OSPF
7 11 (7.91%) SSL
8 9 (6.47%) Ethernet
8 9 (6.47%) LDAP
9 7 (5.04%) MPLS
10 6 (4.32%) VPLS
10 6 (4.32%) Internet
11 4 (2.88%) HTTP
11 4 (2.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.88%) Text Mining
4 3 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.44%) Big Data
5 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Bugzilla
1 5 (3.60%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.16%) Subversion
2 3 (2.16%) Maven
General
1 9 (6.47%) Aerospace
2 7 (5.04%) Marketing
3 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Finance
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Military
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (27.34%) Administrator
2 34 (24.46%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (14.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 20 (14.39%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (12.95%) Windows Administrator
4 18 (12.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 18 (12.95%) Architect
5 12 (8.63%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.32%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) Network Architect
11 6 (4.32%) IP Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) XMPP
2 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.19%) Mathematics
3 9 (6.47%) IPTV
4 8 (5.76%) Physics
4 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.04%) Firmware
5 7 (5.04%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.60%) Streaming Media
6 5 (3.60%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.44%) DTV
7 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) Informatics
8 1 (0.72%) Life Science
8 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.72%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.72%) Kindle
8 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 70 (50.36%) Windows
2 56 (40.29%) Linux
3 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.91%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.19%) UNIX
8 9 (6.47%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.44%) CentOS
10 2 (1.44%) Debian
10 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.72%) Android
11 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.27%) ITIL
2 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (8.63%) Scrum
3 12 (8.63%) Line Management
4 11 (7.91%) DevOps
4 11 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.19%) Project Management
5 10 (7.19%) Migration
6 9 (6.47%) Network Management
6 9 (6.47%) UML
6 9 (6.47%) SOA
6 9 (6.47%) TOGAF
6 9 (6.47%) DoDAF
6 9 (6.47%) MODAF
7 8 (5.76%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.76%) Network Design
7 8 (5.76%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.04%) Service Management
8 7 (5.04%) Refactoring
8 7 (5.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.11%) SQL
2 16 (11.51%) Python
2 16 (11.51%) Bash Shell
3 10 (7.19%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.76%) Perl
5 2 (1.44%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (32.37%) Degree
2 23 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.35%) CCNP
3 13 (9.35%) CCNA
4 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.32%) CCDP
6 6 (4.32%) CCIP
6 6 (4.32%) CCIE
6 6 (4.32%) JNCIE
7 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.60%) MCP
8 2 (1.44%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.44%) MCSA
8 2 (1.44%) CISSP
8 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) CISM
9 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 4 (2.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (32.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.16%) vSphere
4 3 (2.16%) KVM
5 2 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) XenServer
6 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) Puppet
2 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.60%) SCCM
4 4 (2.88%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) Cisco
2 24 (17.27%) VMware
3 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
4 14 (10.07%) Citrix
5 12 (8.63%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.91%) HP
7 8 (5.76%) Perforce
8 7 (5.04%) Juniper
9 6 (4.32%) Redback
10 5 (3.60%) Dell
11 4 (2.88%) Intel
11 4 (2.88%) NetApp
11 4 (2.88%) Mitel
11 4 (2.88%) Veeam
12 3 (2.16%) Hitachi
12 3 (2.16%) Sun
13 2 (1.44%) SAP
13 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.44%) ProCurve
14 1 (0.72%) Imperva
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