Period
to 22 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 120 66
Rank change year-on-year +48 -54 -18
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 66 77 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.64% 2.24% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.29% 14.86% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 33 70
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £44,400 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.28% +11.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,050 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £60,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -11.76%

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 251 518 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.85% 15.05% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 175 356 412
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £29,100 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,344
% change year-on-year -5.56% -0.76% +1.90%

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 33 (50.00%) LAN
1 33 (50.00%) WAN
2 25 (37.88%) Cisco
2 25 (37.88%) Windows
3 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (34.85%) VMware
5 21 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 17 (25.76%) Juniper
8 16 (24.24%) CCNA
8 16 (24.24%) VPN
8 16 (24.24%) Linux
8 16 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (21.21%) Line Management
10 14 (21.21%) Finance
10 14 (21.21%) VLAN
11 13 (19.70%) JNCIA
11 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
11 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
11 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
12 12 (18.18%) Project Management
12 12 (18.18%) SQL
12 12 (18.18%) CRM
12 12 (18.18%) ERP
12 12 (18.18%) Driving Licence
12 12 (18.18%) High Availability

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 6 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.12%) SaaS
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) LAN
1 33 (50.00%) WAN
2 16 (24.24%) VPN
3 14 (21.21%) VLAN
4 13 (19.70%) TCP/IP
5 10 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (15.15%) Wireshark
6 8 (12.12%) DHCP
6 8 (12.12%) DNS
7 7 (10.61%) VoIP
8 6 (9.09%) BGP
8 6 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (6.06%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (6.06%) Internet
10 4 (6.06%) MPLS
10 4 (6.06%) Wireless
11 3 (4.55%) Junos
12 2 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Back Office
2 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.61%) Retail
4 6 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.76%) IT Manager
3 11 (16.67%) IT Technical Manager
3 11 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Manager
7 5 (7.58%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Information Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) IT Support
8 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) LDAP
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (24.24%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) Fintech
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 16 (24.24%) Linux
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) Debian
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (21.21%) Line Management
4 13 (19.70%) Service Delivery
5 12 (18.18%) CRM
5 12 (18.18%) ERP
5 12 (18.18%) High Availability
5 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (18.18%) Project Management
6 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 11 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 11 (16.67%) ITIL
6 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 8 (12.12%) Service Management
8 7 (10.61%) Network Management
9 6 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (9.09%) Internal Audit
9 6 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 6 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (24.24%) CCNA
3 13 (19.70%) JNCIA
4 7 (10.61%) CCNP
5 4 (6.06%) LPIC
6 3 (4.55%) CCDP
7 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Cisco
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) VMware
3 17 (25.76%) Juniper
4 11 (16.67%) F5
4 11 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (16.67%) Veeam
5 7 (10.61%) SonicWALL
6 5 (7.58%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) Oracle
7 4 (6.06%) Polycom
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.06%) WorldPay
8 3 (4.55%) Apple
8 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix
9 2 (3.03%) Mitel
9 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.03%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto