Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 40 30
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +47
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 44 140 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.81% 6.26% 7.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.60% 30.57% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 99 163
Median annual salary £51,250 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.54% +5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £50,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +2.86%

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 114 458 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.65% 20.46% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 89 322 473
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,100 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £61,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Firewall in Cambridgeshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Firewall in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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
Cambridge +35 33 £53,750 +53.57% 5
Peterborough -7 4 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Huntingdon +7 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 36 (81.82%) LAN
1 36 (81.82%) WAN
2 32 (72.73%) Cisco
2 32 (72.73%) VMware
3 27 (61.36%) Wi-Fi
4 26 (59.09%) VoIP
4 26 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (47.73%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (45.45%) CCNP
6 20 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (43.18%) Juniper
8 17 (38.64%) Azure
9 16 (36.36%) VMware Server
10 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
10 15 (34.09%) Network Management
10 15 (34.09%) Junos
11 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (31.82%) Windows
11 14 (31.82%) CCDP
12 12 (27.27%) Network Security
12 12 (27.27%) JNCIA
13 11 (25.00%) Internet
13 11 (25.00%) Sophos
13 11 (25.00%) CCNA
14 10 (22.73%) VPN
14 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
14 10 (22.73%) AWS
14 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
15 9 (20.45%) SLA

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 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Azure
2 10 (22.73%) AWS
3 8 (18.18%) Mimecast
4 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) LAN
1 36 (81.82%) WAN
2 27 (61.36%) Wi-Fi
3 26 (59.09%) VoIP
4 21 (47.73%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (34.09%) Junos
6 12 (27.27%) Network Security
7 11 (25.00%) Internet
8 10 (22.73%) VPN
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco Firepower
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.36%) DHCP
10 5 (11.36%) DNS
10 5 (11.36%) VLAN
11 4 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
12 3 (6.82%) SAN
12 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
13 2 (4.55%) OSPF
13 2 (4.55%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Burp Suite
1 2 (4.55%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) IT Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) IT Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Field Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Account Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (34.09%) Network Management
3 14 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (18.18%) Service Management
5 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (13.64%) Information Security
6 6 (13.64%) Security Operations
6 6 (13.64%) SIEM
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
8 4 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (6.82%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (4.55%) Data Privacy
10 2 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Security Management
10 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (45.45%) CCNP
3 14 (31.82%) CCDP
4 12 (27.27%) JNCIA
5 11 (25.00%) CCNA
6 8 (18.18%) JNCIS
7 6 (13.64%) CEH
8 4 (9.09%) CCSA
8 4 (9.09%) CISSP
9 2 (4.55%) Degree
9 2 (4.55%) OSCP
10 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (2.27%) EC-Council LPT
10 1 (2.27%) ECSA
10 1 (2.27%) MCSA
10 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) VMware Server
2 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Nessus
2 2 (4.55%) QRadar
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Cisco
1 32 (72.73%) VMware
2 19 (43.18%) Juniper
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.00%) Sophos
5 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.09%) Aruba
6 4 (9.09%) Rapid7
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) NetApp
7 3 (6.82%) Veeam
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.55%) Splunk
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Fortinet