Period
to 22 January 2019

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 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 128 57
Rank change year-on-year +109 -71 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 325 84 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.33% 2.00% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.73% 11.29% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 214 60 124
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,900 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,625
East of England median annual salary £38,708 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.98% +5.88% -5.56%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 667 744 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.21% 17.67% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 448 594 530
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,344
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +4.75% +0.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +40 210 £36,000 +2.86% 10
Cambridge +87 111 £38,100 -4.75% 13
Huntingdon +4 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 193 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 179 (55.08%) Cisco
3 143 (44.00%) CCNA
4 139 (42.77%) Retail
5 138 (42.46%) CheckPoint
6 136 (41.85%) WAN
7 134 (41.23%) TCP/IP
8 132 (40.62%) Self-Motivation
8 132 (40.62%) Problem-Solving
9 127 (39.08%) LAN
10 108 (33.23%) CCNP
11 105 (32.31%) Microsoft
12 102 (31.38%) Wireshark
13 100 (30.77%) Information Security
14 95 (29.23%) Wi-Fi
15 94 (28.92%) Network Security
16 92 (28.31%) Network Management
17 89 (27.38%) SIEM
17 89 (27.38%) Symantec
18 87 (26.77%) VMware
18 87 (26.77%) Analytical Skills
19 85 (26.15%) Kalman Filter
20 83 (25.54%) Security Operations
21 82 (25.23%) OSPF
22 78 (24.00%) Ethernet
23 77 (23.69%) Web Filtering
24 76 (23.38%) Windows
25 71 (21.85%) Stealthwatch
26 69 (21.23%) Palo Alto
27 67 (20.62%) CISSP

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 11 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.77%) IIS
3 6 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.54%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.54%) Confluence
4 5 (1.54%) SAS
5 4 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.92%) Office 365
2 12 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 136 (41.85%) WAN
2 134 (41.23%) TCP/IP
3 127 (39.08%) LAN
4 102 (31.38%) Wireshark
5 95 (29.23%) Wi-Fi
6 94 (28.92%) Network Security
7 82 (25.23%) OSPF
8 78 (24.00%) Ethernet
9 55 (16.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 50 (15.38%) BGP
11 46 (14.15%) VoIP
12 39 (12.00%) DNS
12 39 (12.00%) VPN
13 38 (11.69%) VLAN
14 19 (5.85%) MPLS
15 17 (5.23%) IP Telephony
16 16 (4.92%) DHCP
17 15 (4.62%) Wireless
18 14 (4.31%) NetScaler
18 14 (4.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.15%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.54%) Apache Hive
3 5 (1.54%) Apache Zeppelin
3 5 (1.54%) HBase
3 5 (1.54%) Power BI
3 5 (1.54%) Sqoop
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.54%) Bitbucket
2 5 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Hudson
3 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 139 (42.77%) Retail
2 18 (5.54%) Finance
3 15 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.31%) Back Office
5 7 (2.15%) Publishing
6 6 (1.85%) Automotive
7 5 (1.54%) Advertising
8 4 (1.23%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 153 (47.08%) Analyst
2 78 (24.00%) Network Analyst
3 67 (20.62%) Network Engineer
4 53 (16.31%) Security Analyst
5 44 (13.54%) Network Security Analyst
6 29 (8.92%) Security Engineer
7 25 (7.69%) Administrator
8 19 (5.85%) SOC Analyst
9 18 (5.54%) IT Manager
9 18 (5.54%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
11 16 (4.92%) SIEM Analyst
11 16 (4.92%) SIEM Engineer
11 16 (4.92%) SOC Engineer
12 15 (4.62%) Architect
12 15 (4.62%) IT Architect
12 15 (4.62%) IT Engineer
12 15 (4.62%) IT Security Architect
12 15 (4.62%) Security Architect
12 15 (4.62%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.69%) LDAP
2 6 (1.85%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.54%) Kafka
3 5 (1.54%) SparkR
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 132 (40.62%) Self-Motivation
2 87 (26.77%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (16.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 52 (16.00%) Data Centre
5 47 (14.46%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 47 (14.46%) Cyberthreat
6 37 (11.38%) Cyber Defence
7 16 (4.92%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.08%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.62%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.62%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Fintech
12 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.31%) NHS
12 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.38%) Windows
2 50 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 37 (11.38%) Linux
4 21 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.38%) Debian
7 8 (2.46%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.15%) CentOS
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.54%) Unix
9 5 (1.54%) VMS
10 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (40.62%) Problem-Solving
2 100 (30.77%) Information Security
3 92 (28.31%) Network Management
4 89 (27.38%) SIEM
5 85 (26.15%) Kalman Filter
6 83 (25.54%) Security Operations
7 77 (23.69%) Web Filtering
8 66 (20.31%) Data Loss Prevention
9 62 (19.08%) Event Correlation
9 62 (19.08%) Risk Management
10 60 (18.46%) Cybersecurity
11 52 (16.00%) Analytics
12 50 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 50 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
13 47 (14.46%) Cyber Intelligence
14 40 (12.31%) Security Management
15 36 (11.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 29 (8.92%) Change Control
17 28 (8.62%) Incident Management
18 27 (8.31%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.23%) SQL
2 19 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.62%) Python
4 10 (3.08%) Perl
5 9 (2.77%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.92%) C
8 3 (0.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 193 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (44.00%) CCNA
3 108 (33.23%) CCNP
4 67 (20.62%) CISSP
5 49 (15.08%) CCSA
6 43 (13.23%) CCIE
7 42 (12.92%) SSCP
8 40 (12.31%) CCIE Security
8 40 (12.31%) CCSP
8 40 (12.31%) CSSLP
8 40 (12.31%) GCWN
8 40 (12.31%) ISSAP
8 40 (12.31%) ISSEP
8 40 (12.31%) MCSE
8 40 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (12.31%) RHCA
8 40 (12.31%) RHCE
8 40 (12.31%) VCAP
8 40 (12.31%) VCDX
8 40 (12.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.46%) SLA
2 10 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) SAS 70
System Software
1 61 (18.77%) Active Directory
2 30 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.15%) vSphere
6 5 (1.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (1.54%) HDFS
7 4 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.23%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 71 (21.85%) Stealthwatch
2 47 (14.46%) RSA Security Analytics
3 18 (5.54%) FortiGate
4 12 (3.69%) Cacti
4 12 (3.69%) Nagios
4 12 (3.69%) Puppet
5 6 (1.85%) CSIRT
5 6 (1.85%) QRadar
6 5 (1.54%) Ambari
6 5 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.54%) Oozie
7 1 (0.31%) Salt
7 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 179 (55.08%) Cisco
2 138 (42.46%) CheckPoint
3 105 (32.31%) Microsoft
4 89 (27.38%) Symantec
5 87 (26.77%) VMware
6 69 (21.23%) Palo Alto
7 51 (15.69%) SolarWinds
8 50 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 49 (15.08%) Splunk
10 32 (9.85%) Avaya
11 31 (9.54%) F5
11 31 (9.54%) Fortinet
12 30 (9.23%) Nokia
12 30 (9.23%) Riverbed
13 27 (8.31%) HP
13 27 (8.31%) Juniper
14 26 (8.00%) Nortel
15 23 (7.08%) Citrix
16 22 (6.77%) Qualys
16 22 (6.77%) Salesforce.com