The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 78 110 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.27% 5.21% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.20% 30.30% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 46 90 74
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £31,900 £32,454
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,375 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.17%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 368 363 437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.13% 17.19% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 288 302 373
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -17 53 £40,500 -5.81% 1
Peterborough +2 20 £35,000 -3.11% 1
Huntingdon +3 3 £37,500 -7.40%
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 80 (56.74%) Windows
2 66 (46.81%) Linux
3 63 (44.68%) VMware
4 58 (41.13%) Cisco
5 47 (33.33%) Degree
6 39 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (26.24%) Windows Server
8 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
9 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
9 32 (22.70%) MS Exchange
9 32 (22.70%) Hyper-V
10 30 (21.28%) Network Security
11 26 (18.44%) Mathematics
11 26 (18.44%) Unix
12 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (15.60%) ITIL
14 21 (14.89%) DNS
14 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
14 21 (14.89%) SAN
15 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 19 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (12.77%) VPN
17 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (12.06%) Python
19 16 (11.35%) LAN
19 16 (11.35%) Perl
19 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (10.64%) Data Centre

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 32 (22.70%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.93%) IIS
3 12 (8.51%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) Site Server
8 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.09%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) Network Security
2 21 (14.89%) DNS
2 21 (14.89%) SAN
2 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.77%) VPN
4 16 (11.35%) LAN
5 15 (10.64%) BGP
6 13 (9.22%) DHCP
6 13 (9.22%) OSPF
7 12 (8.51%) VLAN
7 12 (8.51%) WAN
8 11 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (5.67%) IPsec
11 7 (4.96%) Internet
11 7 (4.96%) ISDN
12 6 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (3.55%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (3.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) Big Data
2 2 (1.42%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.71%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (6.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Law
4 4 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.84%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (15.60%) Graduate
2 20 (14.18%) Analyst
3 19 (13.48%) Network Engineer
4 18 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (12.06%) Support Engineer
6 16 (11.35%) Administrator
7 15 (10.64%) Consultant
7 15 (10.64%) Network Analyst
7 15 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (8.51%) IT Support
8 12 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (7.80%) Security Analyst
10 10 (7.09%) IT Manager
10 10 (7.09%) Network Security Analyst
11 9 (6.38%) Security Engineer
12 8 (5.67%) Graduate Consultant
12 8 (5.67%) Graduate Technical Consultant
13 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Support
13 7 (4.96%) IT Engineer
13 7 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.55%) Catalyst
2 1 (0.71%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.55%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.55%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.13%) Replication
7 2 (1.42%) Clustering
7 2 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.42%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) CCTV
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 80 (56.74%) Windows
2 66 (46.81%) Linux
3 37 (26.24%) Windows Server
4 26 (18.44%) Unix
5 24 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.96%) Debian
8 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.55%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.84%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.13%) Solaris
11 3 (2.13%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.44%) Mathematics
2 22 (15.60%) ITIL
3 19 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.93%) Information Security
5 13 (9.22%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (9.22%) Software Engineering
5 13 (9.22%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (7.80%) SIEM
7 10 (7.09%) IT Strategy
8 9 (6.38%) Workflow
9 8 (5.67%) Physics
9 8 (5.67%) Presales
9 8 (5.67%) Project Management
10 7 (4.96%) Line Management
11 5 (3.55%) Application Virtualisation
11 5 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.55%) Database Security
11 5 (3.55%) SDLC
11 5 (3.55%) Security Operations
11 5 (3.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.06%) Python
2 16 (11.35%) Perl
3 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.67%) Java
4 8 (5.67%) Ruby
5 7 (4.96%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.96%) SQL
6 5 (3.55%) C
6 5 (3.55%) C++
7 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (33.33%) Degree
2 19 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.51%) CCNA
5 10 (7.09%) MCSE
6 9 (6.38%) CCNP
7 7 (4.96%) MCP
8 6 (4.26%) CCIE
8 6 (4.26%) MCSA
9 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.84%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.84%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.42%) CCA
11 2 (1.42%) CCEA
11 2 (1.42%) CISSP
11 2 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.42%) LPIC
11 2 (1.42%) MCITP
11 2 (1.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) SLA
2 6 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.55%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 39 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.70%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.80%) vSphere
4 8 (5.67%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (4.96%) iptables
5 7 (4.96%) pfSense
6 5 (3.55%) Docker
6 5 (3.55%) KVM
6 5 (3.55%) LXC
6 5 (3.55%) XenApp
7 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.42%) Firmware
8 2 (1.42%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (1.42%) Nessus
3 2 (1.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.71%) Nmap
4 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (44.68%) VMware
2 58 (41.13%) Cisco
3 34 (24.11%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.64%) CheckPoint
5 13 (9.22%) HP
6 12 (8.51%) Veeam
7 10 (7.09%) Citrix
8 9 (6.38%) Juniper
8 9 (6.38%) Oracle
9 7 (4.96%) Sophos
10 6 (4.26%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.55%) Brocade
11 5 (3.55%) CA
11 5 (3.55%) Vyatta
12 4 (2.84%) Apple
12 4 (2.84%) Avaya
12 4 (2.84%) F5
12 4 (2.84%) Meraki
12 4 (2.84%) NetApp
12 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds
Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago