Period
to 22 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 185 151 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.34% 4.20% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.21% 20.86% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 90 104 168
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% -7.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,125
90th Percentile £51,000 £58,750 £52,706
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -3.30%

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 764 724 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.93% 20.16% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 497 581 580
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.76% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +3.49% -

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +22 97 £39,250 +20.77% 14
Cambridge -29 78 £40,000 - 6
Huntingdon 0 6 £35,750 +11.72%
Firewall
East of England

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

1 101 (54.59%) Windows
2 96 (51.89%) Cisco
3 74 (40.00%) Linux
4 66 (35.68%) VMware
5 63 (34.05%) Data Centre
6 58 (31.35%) Active Directory
7 55 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
7 55 (29.73%) Splunk
8 52 (28.11%) SIEM
8 52 (28.11%) DNS
9 50 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
10 46 (24.86%) Configuration Management
10 46 (24.86%) Security Operations
11 44 (23.78%) Problem-Solving
11 44 (23.78%) WAN
12 42 (22.70%) Citrix
12 42 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
13 41 (22.16%) Data Loss Prevention
14 40 (21.62%) LAN
14 40 (21.62%) Degree
14 40 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
15 39 (21.08%) Python
16 38 (20.54%) Fortinet
16 38 (20.54%) Network Security
16 38 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (19.46%) Event Correlation
17 36 (19.46%) Management Information System

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 13 (7.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (3.24%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.16%) IIS
3 4 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.08%) Apache
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.08%) nginx
4 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.08%) SAS
4 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (20.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.86%) Office 365
4 5 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.11%) DNS
2 46 (24.86%) TCP/IP
3 44 (23.78%) WAN
4 40 (21.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (21.62%) LAN
5 38 (20.54%) Network Security
6 30 (16.22%) VoIP
7 27 (14.59%) VPN
8 26 (14.05%) Wireshark
9 24 (12.97%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (11.89%) Ethernet
11 19 (10.27%) Wireless
12 14 (7.57%) SSL
13 13 (7.03%) MPLS
14 10 (5.41%) HTTP
15 9 (4.86%) DHCP
15 9 (4.86%) Frame Relay
15 9 (4.86%) VLAN
16 8 (4.32%) BGP
17 6 (3.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.08%) Apache Zeppelin
3 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.08%) HBase
3 2 (1.08%) Power BI
3 2 (1.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (17.30%) Retail
2 26 (14.05%) Finance
3 5 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (35.14%) Analyst
2 36 (19.46%) Security Analyst
3 24 (12.97%) Operations Analyst
3 24 (12.97%) Security Operations Analyst
4 23 (12.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (11.89%) SOC Analyst
6 21 (11.35%) Administrator
7 19 (10.27%) Automation Engineer
8 18 (9.73%) Team Leader
9 15 (8.11%) Network Engineer
10 14 (7.57%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (7.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 13 (7.03%) IT Analyst
11 13 (7.03%) IT Security Analyst
12 12 (6.49%) Architect
13 11 (5.95%) Automation Analyst
13 11 (5.95%) IT Operations Analyst
14 9 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
14 9 (4.86%) Security Architect
14 9 (4.86%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.22%) Middleware
2 4 (2.16%) LDAP
2 4 (2.16%) SAP Basis
3 3 (1.62%) Web Services
4 2 (1.08%) Kafka
4 2 (1.08%) OAuth
4 2 (1.08%) SparkR
5 1 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 63 (34.05%) Data Centre
2 36 (19.46%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (19.46%) Management Information System
3 30 (16.22%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (16.22%) Public Cloud
4 19 (10.27%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (8.65%) Computer Science
5 16 (8.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 14 (7.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (7.03%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.70%) Digital TV
8 5 (2.70%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.16%) Apple TV
10 2 (1.08%) Clustering
10 2 (1.08%) Wiki
11 1 (0.54%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.54%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 101 (54.59%) Windows
2 74 (40.00%) Linux
3 32 (17.30%) Unix
4 22 (11.89%) Windows Server
5 18 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.70%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.16%) VMS
10 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (28.11%) SIEM
3 46 (24.86%) Configuration Management
3 46 (24.86%) Security Operations
4 44 (23.78%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (22.16%) Data Loss Prevention
6 36 (19.46%) Event Correlation
7 35 (18.92%) DevOps
8 34 (18.38%) ITIL
8 34 (18.38%) Load Balancing
9 32 (17.30%) Continuous Deployment
9 32 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (16.22%) Test Automation
11 29 (15.68%) Information Security
12 27 (14.59%) Computer Security
13 26 (14.05%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (12.43%) Service Management
14 23 (12.43%) Web Filtering
15 22 (11.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 22 (11.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.08%) Python
2 35 (18.92%) Bash Shell
3 34 (18.38%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.84%) PowerShell
5 30 (16.22%) Ruby
6 8 (4.32%) SQL
7 7 (3.78%) Perl
8 2 (1.08%) C
8 2 (1.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) Java
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (21.62%) Degree
3 33 (17.84%) CCNA
4 29 (15.68%) CCNP
5 23 (12.43%) CISSP
5 23 (12.43%) RHCE
6 21 (11.35%) CCIE
7 20 (10.81%) CCSP
7 20 (10.81%) SSCP
8 19 (10.27%) MCSE
8 19 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (10.27%) SANS
8 19 (10.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (9.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 18 (9.73%) CSSLP
9 18 (9.73%) GCWN
9 18 (9.73%) ISSAP
9 18 (9.73%) ISSEP
9 18 (9.73%) RHCA
10 14 (7.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.81%) SLA
2 10 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) COSO
System Software
1 58 (31.35%) Active Directory
2 50 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (16.76%) vSphere
4 30 (16.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (16.22%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (9.19%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.24%) XenApp
7 5 (2.70%) BitLocker
7 5 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (2.70%) VirtualBox
7 5 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.70%) XenServer
8 4 (2.16%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.08%) Ceph
9 2 (1.08%) Docker
9 2 (1.08%) HDFS
9 2 (1.08%) Varnish
9 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (17.30%) Ansible
2 30 (16.22%) vCenter Server
2 30 (16.22%) vRealize
3 23 (12.43%) Puppet
4 19 (10.27%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (10.27%) Terraform
5 18 (9.73%) RSA Security Analytics
6 5 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.70%) CSIRT
6 5 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.70%) QRadar
7 4 (2.16%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.08%) Ambari
8 2 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.08%) Nessus
8 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.08%) Oozie
8 2 (1.08%) yum
9 1 (0.54%) Cacti
9 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (51.89%) Cisco
2 66 (35.68%) VMware
3 55 (29.73%) Splunk
4 42 (22.70%) Citrix
5 38 (20.54%) Fortinet
6 35 (18.92%) F5
7 30 (16.22%) AppDynamics
7 30 (16.22%) BMC
7 30 (16.22%) WorldPay
8 29 (15.68%) Microsoft
9 27 (14.59%) CheckPoint
10 24 (12.97%) Avaya
10 24 (12.97%) Nortel
11 23 (12.43%) Red Hat
11 23 (12.43%) Symantec
12 19 (10.27%) ServiceNow
13 16 (8.65%) Riverbed
14 12 (6.49%) Intel
15 9 (4.86%) Oracle
16 8 (4.32%) Juniper