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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 53 48
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 44 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.25% 5.06% 4.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.73% 23.98% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 69
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,750 £53,272
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,543 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.30% -1.08%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 263 246 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 19.45% 21.12% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 220 208 258
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +12.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 62 (62.63%) Windows
2 47 (47.47%) Linux
3 38 (38.38%) VMware
4 37 (37.37%) Windows Server
5 36 (36.36%) Degree
6 28 (28.28%) Mathematics
7 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (26.26%) Cisco
7 26 (26.26%) Active Directory
8 23 (23.23%) Perl
8 23 (23.23%) Python
9 22 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
10 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
11 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (20.20%) Hyper-V
12 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (18.18%) Network Security
13 18 (18.18%) Unix
13 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 16 (16.16%) Java
14 16 (16.16%) Physics
14 16 (16.16%) Ruby
14 16 (16.16%) Presales
15 15 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (15.15%) VLAN
15 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
16 14 (14.14%) DNS
17 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
17 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills

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 (13.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) IIS
3 8 (8.08%) Apache
4 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (11.11%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Network Security
2 15 (15.15%) VLAN
3 14 (14.14%) DNS
4 11 (11.11%) SAN
5 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.09%) VPN
7 8 (8.08%) BGP
7 8 (8.08%) DHCP
7 8 (8.08%) LAN
7 8 (8.08%) OSPF
8 5 (5.05%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.05%) Internet
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.04%) FTP
9 4 (4.04%) IPsec
9 4 (4.04%) ISDN
9 4 (4.04%) Junos
9 4 (4.04%) SSH
9 4 (4.04%) SSL
9 4 (4.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.01%) JIRA
1 1 (1.01%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.07%) Retail
2 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.05%) Law
4 3 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.02%) Finance
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) Graduate
2 16 (16.16%) Consultant
2 16 (16.16%) Graduate Consultant
2 16 (16.16%) Graduate Technical Consultant
2 16 (16.16%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (13.13%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.12%) Administrator
4 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (10.10%) IT Manager
6 10 (10.10%) Network Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) IT Support
8 8 (8.08%) Analyst
8 8 (8.08%) Systems Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (5.05%) IT Support Specialist
9 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Catalyst
1 5 (5.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) HP Storage
4 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (62.63%) Windows
2 47 (47.47%) Linux
3 37 (37.37%) Windows Server
4 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (18.18%) Unix
7 8 (8.08%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.04%) Debian
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.02%) Solaris
10 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Mathematics
2 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.16%) Physics
3 16 (16.16%) Presales
4 15 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (12.12%) ITIL
6 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (5.05%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.05%) Information Security
8 5 (5.05%) IT Strategy
8 5 (5.05%) SDLC
8 5 (5.05%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.04%) Low Latency
10 3 (3.03%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.03%) Project Management
10 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) Perl
1 23 (23.23%) Python
2 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.16%) Java
3 16 (16.16%) Ruby
4 11 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.05%) C
5 5 (5.05%) C++
6 4 (4.04%) SQL
7 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.04%) CCIE
4 4 (4.04%) JNCIE
4 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) CCNP
6 2 (2.02%) CCNA
6 2 (2.02%) LPIC
6 2 (2.02%) MCP
6 2 (2.02%) MCSA
6 2 (2.02%) MCSE
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.02%) RHCE
7 1 (1.01%) CEH
7 1 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (5.05%) QA
3 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (26.26%) Active Directory
1 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (20.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.05%) Docker
3 5 (5.05%) Firmware
3 5 (5.05%) KVM
3 5 (5.05%) LXC
3 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.04%) iptables
4 4 (4.04%) pfSense
4 4 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Nessus
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
2 2 (2.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.01%) Nmap
3 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) VMware
2 26 (26.26%) Cisco
3 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.10%) HP
5 9 (9.09%) Apple
6 8 (8.08%) NETGEAR
6 8 (8.08%) Veeam
7 7 (7.07%) Brocade
7 7 (7.07%) Sophos
8 5 (5.05%) CA
8 5 (5.05%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.05%) Juniper
8 5 (5.05%) Riverbed
8 5 (5.05%) Vyatta
9 4 (4.04%) Citrix
9 4 (4.04%) Oracle
9 4 (4.04%) WatchGuard
10 3 (3.03%) F5
10 3 (3.03%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.03%) NetApp
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