Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 103 54
Rank change year-on-year +44 -49 +20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 87 75 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.96% 2.76% 5.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.66% 13.11% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 124
Cambridge median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -15.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,350 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,150 £58,750 £55,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% -12.94%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 384 572 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.47% 21.01% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 260 491 430
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 56 (64.37%) Windows
2 48 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
4 37 (42.53%) Linux
5 32 (36.78%) DNS
6 28 (32.18%) WAN
7 25 (28.74%) VMware
7 25 (28.74%) Windows Server
8 24 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 24 (27.59%) VLAN
9 22 (25.29%) LAN
10 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
11 18 (20.69%) SQL
11 18 (20.69%) Cisco
11 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (18.39%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (17.24%) VPN
13 15 (17.24%) Server Monitoring
14 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
14 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
14 14 (16.09%) HP
15 13 (14.94%) DHCP
15 13 (14.94%) MS Exchange
15 13 (14.94%) Puppet
15 13 (14.94%) Degree
15 13 (14.94%) Load Balancing
15 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
16 12 (13.79%) Python
17 11 (12.64%) LDAP

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 13 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.20%) IIS
2 8 (9.20%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (9.20%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.05%) Apache Pig
3 7 (8.05%) Apache Solr
3 7 (8.05%) Apache Spark
3 7 (8.05%) SAS
4 5 (5.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.78%) DNS
2 28 (32.18%) WAN
3 24 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 24 (27.59%) VLAN
4 22 (25.29%) LAN
5 15 (17.24%) VPN
6 13 (14.94%) DHCP
7 11 (12.64%) SSL
8 8 (9.20%) BGP
8 8 (9.20%) Wireless
9 7 (8.05%) DMZ
9 7 (8.05%) IP Telephony
9 7 (8.05%) Kerberos
9 7 (8.05%) MPLS
10 6 (6.90%) Network Security
10 6 (6.90%) SAN
11 5 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.75%) Intranet
11 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.05%) Apache Hive
3 7 (8.05%) Apache Zeppelin
3 7 (8.05%) HBase
3 7 (8.05%) Power BI
3 7 (8.05%) Sqoop
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.75%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.75%) JIRA
4 2 (2.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 7 (8.05%) Retail
2 6 (6.90%) Automotive
3 5 (5.75%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Publishing
4 3 (3.45%) Back Office
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Administrator
2 20 (22.99%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (20.69%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (19.54%) Network Engineer
5 15 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (17.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (12.64%) IT Support
6 11 (12.64%) Windows Administrator
6 11 (12.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 10 (11.49%) Analyst
8 9 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (10.34%) Active Directory Support
9 8 (9.20%) Hadoop Administrator
9 8 (9.20%) IT Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) LDAP
2 7 (8.05%) Kafka
2 7 (8.05%) SparkR
3 3 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.90%) Apple TV
3 4 (4.60%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (64.37%) Windows
2 37 (42.53%) Linux
3 25 (28.74%) Windows Server
4 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.49%) Unix
6 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.20%) Apple iOS
7 8 (9.20%) Mac OS X
8 7 (8.05%) CentOS
8 7 (8.05%) Debian
8 7 (8.05%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.05%) VMS
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 10
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Server Monitoring
2 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.94%) Load Balancing
4 11 (12.64%) CRM
5 10 (11.49%) High Availability
5 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (11.49%) Project Management
6 9 (10.34%) Machine Learning
7 8 (9.20%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (9.20%) Service Management
8 7 (8.05%) Analytics
8 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (8.05%) MapReduce
8 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (5.75%) ERP
10 5 (5.75%) Network Architecture
10 5 (5.75%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) Bash Shell
3 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 12 (13.79%) Python
4 8 (9.20%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.34%) CCNA
4 6 (6.90%) JNCIA
5 5 (5.75%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (3.45%) CISSP
6 3 (3.45%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.45%) OSCP
7 2 (2.30%) CCNP
7 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.39%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.49%) vSphere
5 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 8 (9.20%) Terminal Services
7 7 (8.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (8.05%) HDFS
8 3 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Puppet
2 8 (9.20%) FortiGate
3 7 (8.05%) Ambari
3 7 (8.05%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (8.05%) Oozie
4 3 (3.45%) Ansible
4 3 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.45%) vRealize
5 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.30%) Salt
5 2 (2.30%) Terraform
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) VMware
3 18 (20.69%) Cisco
4 14 (16.09%) HP
5 11 (12.64%) Citrix
6 10 (11.49%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (11.49%) Veeam
7 8 (9.20%) Apple
7 8 (9.20%) Dell
7 8 (9.20%) Meru Networks
8 7 (8.05%) Juniper
8 7 (8.05%) Oracle
8 7 (8.05%) SAP
9 6 (6.90%) Mitel
9 6 (6.90%) ProCurve
9 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.90%) WatchGuard
10 5 (5.75%) Atlassian
10 5 (5.75%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.60%) F5