Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 48 80
Rank change year-on-year -74 +32 +2
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 64 117 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.04% 5.09% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.41% 23.40% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42 117 82
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,025 £23,500 £27,425
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,750 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% -4.49%

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 615 500 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 19.64% 21.77% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 517 426 438
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,625
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Cisco
3 24 (37.50%) VMware
4 22 (34.38%) Linux
5 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 19 (29.69%) Degree
7 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 12 (18.75%) VPN
9 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
9 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
10 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (15.63%) Network Security
11 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
11 10 (15.63%) VLAN
12 9 (14.06%) Office 365
12 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.06%) WAN
12 9 (14.06%) Information Security
13 8 (12.50%) Wireless
13 8 (12.50%) LAN
13 8 (12.50%) CISSP
13 8 (12.50%) HP
13 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
14 7 (10.94%) BGP

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 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.13%) nginx
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (14.06%) Office 365
4 3 (4.69%) IaaS
4 3 (4.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) VPN
2 10 (15.63%) Network Security
2 10 (15.63%) VLAN
3 9 (14.06%) WAN
4 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 8 (12.50%) Wireless
5 7 (10.94%) BGP
6 6 (9.38%) SSL
6 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.81%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (6.25%) DNS
8 4 (6.25%) NAS
8 4 (6.25%) OSPF
8 4 (6.25%) SAN
8 4 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (4.69%) DHCP
10 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
10 2 (3.13%) LDAP
10 2 (3.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.94%) Retail
1 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Graduate
3 9 (14.06%) Network Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Administrator
4 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) IT Support
6 6 (9.38%) Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Information Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Graduate Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Graduate Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Middleware
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (9.38%) HP Storage
5 5 (7.81%) iPad
5 5 (7.81%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.13%) Fintech
6 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Linux
3 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.94%) Unix
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Debian
6 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 9 (14.06%) Information Security
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) BCP
4 5 (7.81%) Network Design
4 5 (7.81%) Physics
4 5 (7.81%) Presales
4 5 (7.81%) Security Architecture
4 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.25%) DevOps
5 4 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) High Availability
7 2 (3.13%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Python
2 6 (9.38%) Perl
2 6 (9.38%) Ruby
3 5 (7.81%) Java
3 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.50%) CISSP
4 6 (9.38%) CCNP
5 5 (7.81%) CCNA
6 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.56%) CISM
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
6 2 (3.13%) Docker
6 2 (3.13%) Firmware
6 2 (3.13%) iptables
6 2 (3.13%) NFS
6 2 (3.13%) Samba
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Ansible
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
1 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Cisco
2 24 (37.50%) VMware
3 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) Citrix
6 6 (9.38%) WatchGuard
7 5 (7.81%) F5
7 5 (7.81%) Juniper
8 4 (6.25%) Brocade
8 4 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.69%) Veeam
10 2 (3.13%) Apple
10 2 (3.13%) NETGEAR
10 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.13%) Sophos
10 2 (3.13%) WorldPay
11 1 (1.56%) MikroTik
11 1 (1.56%) SAP