Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 53 50
Rank change year-on-year -82 -3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 47 111 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.42% 4.93% 4.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 23.27% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 97 119
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.98% -2.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £56,375 £67,500 £53,350
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.25% -5.88% -3.19%

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 540 477 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.31% 21.18% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 443 410 454
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £70,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% +2.51%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 21 (44.68%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 17 (36.17%) Linux
4 13 (27.66%) VPN
4 13 (27.66%) CCNA
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (25.53%) Degree
5 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (23.40%) Service Management
6 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
6 11 (23.40%) Juniper
6 11 (23.40%) WAN
7 10 (21.28%) LAN
7 10 (21.28%) SAP
7 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (19.15%) Scrum
8 9 (19.15%) SAP Basis
8 9 (19.15%) Retail
8 9 (19.15%) Time Management
8 9 (19.15%) High Availability
8 9 (19.15%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Electronics
10 7 (14.89%) BGP
10 7 (14.89%) Red Hat

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 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.26%) nginx
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) VPN
2 11 (23.40%) WAN
3 10 (21.28%) LAN
4 7 (14.89%) BGP
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (12.77%) DNS
5 6 (12.77%) OSPF
5 6 (12.77%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (12.77%) VLAN
5 6 (12.77%) Wireless
6 5 (10.64%) VoIP
6 5 (10.64%) WLAN
7 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.51%) Network Security
7 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 2 (4.26%) OpenVPN
8 2 (4.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
2 8 (17.02%) Electronics
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) Administrator
2 9 (19.15%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) IT Support
5 5 (10.64%) Network Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Network Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Support
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) SAP Basis
2 4 (8.51%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.64%) Digital TV
1 5 (10.64%) Smartphone
2 4 (8.51%) Fintech
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Linux
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Debian
4 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Service Management
3 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (19.15%) High Availability
4 9 (19.15%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) Time Management
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
6 5 (10.64%) Information Security
6 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
9 2 (4.26%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.26%) Informatics
9 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.51%) Python
2 3 (6.38%) Ruby
2 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) CCNA
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.53%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) CCIE
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) CISSP
3 5 (10.64%) RHCE
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.26%) CISM
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) COSO
3 1 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.26%) Docker
5 2 (4.26%) iptables
5 2 (4.26%) NFS
5 2 (4.26%) Samba
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.64%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.26%) Terraform
3 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.26%) vRealize
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Juniper
4 10 (21.28%) SAP
5 7 (14.89%) F5
5 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.77%) WorldPay
7 5 (10.64%) Brocade
7 5 (10.64%) Citrix
7 5 (10.64%) NetApp
7 5 (10.64%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) HP
8 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.26%) Sophos
8 2 (4.26%) Splunk
8 2 (4.26%) WatchGuard