The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 50 41 47
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 55 81 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.51% 5.49% 4.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.60% 27.93% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 64 48
Median salary £39,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.30% +3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,250 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 267 290 339
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.89% 19.65% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 214 232 273
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Cambridge

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Firewall in Cambridge

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 70 (63.64%) Windows
2 69 (62.73%) Linux
3 47 (42.73%) Degree
4 46 (41.82%) Cisco
4 46 (41.82%) VMware
5 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 31 (28.18%) MS Exchange
6 31 (28.18%) Network Security
6 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (26.36%) Unix
8 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
9 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 24 (21.82%) Mathematics
11 23 (20.91%) ITIL
12 22 (20.00%) DNS
13 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
14 19 (17.27%) Hyper-V
15 18 (16.36%) VPN
15 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (15.45%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (13.64%) SAN
17 15 (13.64%) LAN
18 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
18 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
18 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (11.82%) CheckPoint
19 13 (11.82%) Python
19 13 (11.82%) DHCP
19 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (28.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.00%) IIS
3 10 (9.09%) Apache
4 9 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.91%) Confluence
8 1 (0.91%) Site Server
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.18%) Network Security
2 22 (20.00%) DNS
3 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
4 18 (16.36%) VPN
5 15 (13.64%) LAN
5 15 (13.64%) SAN
6 13 (11.82%) DHCP
7 10 (9.09%) VLAN
8 9 (8.18%) BGP
8 9 (8.18%) IPsec
8 9 (8.18%) OSPF
9 8 (7.27%) ISDN
9 8 (7.27%) WAN
10 7 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (6.36%) Internet
11 6 (5.45%) FTP
12 5 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (4.55%) Wireless
13 4 (3.64%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) Big Data
2 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.91%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.27%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.55%) Law
3 5 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (20.00%) Graduate
2 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Administrator
4 14 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) IT Manager
6 8 (7.27%) IT Support
7 7 (6.36%) Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Consultant
7 7 (6.36%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (6.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.45%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Network Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.73%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.91%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.91%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) iPhone
7 1 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (63.64%) Windows
2 69 (62.73%) Linux
3 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 29 (26.36%) Unix
5 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.45%) Debian
7 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.73%) Fedora
8 3 (2.73%) Solaris
8 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Mathematics
2 23 (20.91%) ITIL
3 17 (15.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (10.91%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 9 (8.18%) Information Security
6 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.27%) Workflow
8 7 (6.36%) SIEM
9 6 (5.45%) Line Management
10 5 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.55%) Email Filtering
10 5 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (4.55%) SDLC
10 5 (4.55%) Security Architecture
10 5 (4.55%) Security Operations
10 5 (4.55%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.82%) Python
2 12 (10.91%) Perl
3 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.36%) SQL
5 5 (4.55%) C
5 5 (4.55%) C++
6 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.64%) Java
6 4 (3.64%) Ruby
7 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (42.73%) Degree
2 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.36%) CCNP
4 6 (5.45%) CCIE
5 5 (4.55%) CCNA
6 4 (3.64%) JNCIE
6 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.73%) CCSA
7 3 (2.73%) CCSE
7 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.82%) CCA
8 2 (1.82%) CCEA
8 2 (1.82%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.82%) CISM
8 2 (1.82%) CISSP
8 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.82%) MCITP
8 2 (1.82%) MCP
8 2 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 19 (17.27%) Hyper-V
4 9 (8.18%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (7.27%) vSphere
6 6 (5.45%) iptables
6 6 (5.45%) pfSense
7 5 (4.55%) Docker
7 5 (4.55%) KVM
7 5 (4.55%) LXC
8 3 (2.73%) XenApp
8 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.82%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) SCCM
2 2 (1.82%) Nessus
3 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.91%) Nmap
3 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Cisco
1 46 (41.82%) VMware
2 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.82%) CheckPoint
4 7 (6.36%) Oracle
4 7 (6.36%) Riverbed
4 7 (6.36%) Sophos
5 6 (5.45%) Brocade
5 6 (5.45%) HP
6 5 (4.55%) CA
6 5 (4.55%) Juniper
6 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.55%) Vyatta
7 4 (3.64%) F5
7 4 (3.64%) NetApp
8 3 (2.73%) Citrix
9 2 (1.82%) Apple
9 2 (1.82%) BT
9 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.82%) Veeam
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