Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 81 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 -26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 86 97 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.29% 3.59% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.62% 16.81% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 117
Cambridge median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% -14.12%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,375 £24,050
90th Percentile £52,650 £67,000 £53,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -3.03%

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 417 577 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.95% 21.35% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 252 477 430
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,745 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 55 (63.95%) Linux
3 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
4 47 (54.65%) Cisco
5 46 (53.49%) DNS
6 42 (48.84%) VMware
7 38 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (44.19%) Bash Shell
8 37 (43.02%) Python
9 36 (41.86%) Citrix
9 36 (41.86%) Configuration Management
10 35 (40.70%) Load Balancing
11 34 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (38.37%) vSphere
13 32 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (37.21%) Ansible
13 32 (37.21%) Data Centre
13 32 (37.21%) Continuous Deployment
13 32 (37.21%) Fortinet
13 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (37.21%) Unix
14 31 (36.05%) PowerShell
14 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
15 30 (34.88%) Splunk
15 30 (34.88%) F5
15 30 (34.88%) Test Automation
15 30 (34.88%) Linux Command Line
15 30 (34.88%) Virtual Servers
15 30 (34.88%) Virtual Desktop
15 30 (34.88%) vRealize

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 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.98%) IIS
3 6 (6.98%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.33%) nginx
4 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.33%) SAS
4 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.81%) SaaS
4 4 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (53.49%) DNS
2 18 (20.93%) WAN
3 13 (15.12%) DHCP
3 13 (15.12%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.63%) VLAN
5 8 (9.30%) LAN
6 7 (8.14%) Wireless
7 6 (6.98%) SSL
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (5.81%) NAS
8 5 (5.81%) Network Security
9 4 (4.65%) Junos
9 4 (4.65%) SAN
9 4 (4.65%) SSH
10 3 (3.49%) SMTP
11 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.33%) VPN
11 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.33%) WLAN
12 1 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.33%) Apache Zeppelin
2 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.33%) HBase
2 2 (2.33%) Power BI
2 2 (2.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (36.05%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Administrator
1 19 (22.09%) Automation Engineer
1 19 (22.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (19.77%) Network Engineer
3 15 (17.44%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (16.28%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (15.12%) Analyst
6 12 (13.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (12.79%) Automation Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.98%) Active Directory Support
9 6 (6.98%) IT Support
9 6 (6.98%) Junior
9 6 (6.98%) Junior Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.81%) Architect
10 5 (5.81%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.81%) Network Architect
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) Middleware
2 6 (6.98%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) Kafka
3 2 (2.33%) OAuth
3 2 (2.33%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.33%) SparkR
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Data Centre
2 30 (34.88%) Linux Command Line
2 30 (34.88%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.98%) Apple TV
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 55 (63.95%) Linux
3 32 (37.21%) Unix
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.98%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.98%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.65%) VMS
6 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.49%) CentOS
7 3 (3.49%) Debian
7 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Configuration Management
2 35 (40.70%) Load Balancing
3 32 (37.21%) Continuous Deployment
3 32 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (34.88%) DevOps
4 30 (34.88%) Test Automation
5 21 (24.42%) Service Management
6 19 (22.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.63%) Machine Learning
9 9 (10.47%) Network Architecture
9 9 (10.47%) Strategic Thinking
10 8 (9.30%) Server Monitoring
11 7 (8.14%) Line Management
11 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (6.98%) Mathematics
13 5 (5.81%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (5.81%) Proactive Monitoring
14 3 (3.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) Bash Shell
2 37 (43.02%) Python
3 31 (36.05%) PowerShell
4 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 30 (34.88%) Ruby
5 9 (10.47%) Perl
6 3 (3.49%) SQL
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (12.79%) CCNA
4 9 (10.47%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.49%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 38 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (38.37%) vSphere
4 30 (34.88%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (34.88%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.98%) Terminal Services
7 5 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (2.33%) Ceph
8 2 (2.33%) Docker
8 2 (2.33%) HDFS
8 2 (2.33%) Varnish
8 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (37.21%) Ansible
2 30 (34.88%) vCenter Server
2 30 (34.88%) vRealize
3 25 (29.07%) Puppet
4 19 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (22.09%) Terraform
5 6 (6.98%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.33%) Ambari
6 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.33%) Nessus
6 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.33%) Oozie
6 2 (2.33%) Salt
6 2 (2.33%) yum
7 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (54.65%) Cisco
2 42 (48.84%) VMware
3 36 (41.86%) Citrix
4 32 (37.21%) Fortinet
5 30 (34.88%) AppDynamics
5 30 (34.88%) BMC
5 30 (34.88%) F5
5 30 (34.88%) Splunk
5 30 (34.88%) WorldPay
6 19 (22.09%) ServiceNow
7 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.98%) Apple
8 6 (6.98%) Dell
8 6 (6.98%) HP
8 6 (6.98%) Meru Networks
9 4 (4.65%) SAP
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle
11 2 (2.33%) Juniper
11 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.33%) Sophos