Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 55 83
Rank change year-on-year -52 +28 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 106 149 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.47% 4.34% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.02% 22.44% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 77 127 113
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £58,500 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 814 664 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.97% 19.35% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 654 547 568
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 December 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 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 -68 62 £40,000 - 9
Peterborough -9 24 £36,250 -14.71%
Huntingdon +12 11 £31,500 -16.00%
Wisbech - 3 £19,000 -
St Neots -5 1 £27,500 -26.67%
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 61 (57.55%) Windows
2 49 (46.23%) Cisco
3 47 (44.34%) VMware
4 37 (34.91%) Windows Server
5 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
5 32 (30.19%) Linux
5 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
6 27 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (23.58%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (21.70%) Data Centre
9 18 (16.98%) VPN
10 16 (15.09%) WAN
10 16 (15.09%) Network Security
10 16 (15.09%) Degree
11 15 (14.15%) LAN
12 14 (13.21%) CISSP
12 14 (13.21%) SLA
12 14 (13.21%) CCNP
13 13 (12.26%) Citrix
13 13 (12.26%) BGP
13 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
13 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (11.32%) VLAN
14 12 (11.32%) CCNA
14 12 (11.32%) Information Security
15 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
15 11 (10.38%) WatchGuard
15 11 (10.38%) Office 365
16 10 (9.43%) NAS

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 8 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
4 2 (1.89%) nginx
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.38%) Office 365
4 3 (2.83%) IaaS
4 3 (2.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) VPN
2 16 (15.09%) Network Security
2 16 (15.09%) WAN
3 15 (14.15%) LAN
4 13 (12.26%) BGP
5 12 (11.32%) VLAN
6 10 (9.43%) NAS
6 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
7 9 (8.49%) DNS
7 9 (8.49%) OSPF
7 9 (8.49%) Wireless
8 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (6.60%) SAN
8 7 (6.60%) SSL
9 6 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (5.66%) Spanning Tree
10 5 (4.72%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.77%) Internet
12 3 (2.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.94%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (9.43%) Retail
2 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.55%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.58%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Network Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) IT Support
4 11 (10.38%) Security Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Consultant
5 9 (8.49%) Information Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Graduate
8 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) IT Technician
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.72%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (4.72%) iPad
4 5 (4.72%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.77%) Fintech
5 4 (3.77%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.94%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 61 (57.55%) Windows
2 37 (34.91%) Windows Server
3 32 (30.19%) Linux
4 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.66%) Unix
6 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.83%) Debian
8 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.94%) CentOS
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.32%) Information Security
2 10 (9.43%) Security Architecture
2 10 (9.43%) Service Management
3 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.49%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.55%) ITIL
5 7 (6.60%) Mathematics
5 7 (6.60%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.60%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.66%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (5.66%) High Availability
7 5 (4.72%) BCP
7 5 (4.72%) Event Correlation
7 5 (4.72%) Network Design
7 5 (4.72%) Scrum
7 5 (4.72%) Security Management
7 5 (4.72%) SIEM
7 5 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (4.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.83%) Python
2 3 (2.83%) SQL
3 2 (1.89%) C
3 2 (1.89%) Perl
3 2 (1.89%) Ruby
3 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (23.58%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (15.09%) Degree
3 14 (13.21%) CCNP
3 14 (13.21%) CISSP
4 12 (11.32%) CCNA
5 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (4.72%) CCIE
6 5 (4.72%) CCSP
6 5 (4.72%) CSSLP
6 5 (4.72%) GCWN
6 5 (4.72%) ISSAP
6 5 (4.72%) ISSEP
6 5 (4.72%) MCSE
6 5 (4.72%) RHCA
6 5 (4.72%) RHCE
6 5 (4.72%) SSCP
6 5 (4.72%) VCAP
6 5 (4.72%) VCDX
6 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.21%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.77%) vSphere
5 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.83%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.89%) Docker
6 2 (1.89%) iptables
6 2 (1.89%) NFS
6 2 (1.89%) Samba
7 1 (0.94%) KVM
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (5.66%) SCCM
3 4 (3.77%) Ansible
3 4 (3.77%) SCOM
4 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.83%) Puppet
5 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.94%) Nagios
6 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) Cisco
2 47 (44.34%) VMware
3 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.26%) Citrix
5 11 (10.38%) CheckPoint
5 11 (10.38%) WatchGuard
6 10 (9.43%) Juniper
7 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.60%) Fortinet
8 7 (6.60%) HP
9 6 (5.66%) SAP
10 5 (4.72%) F5
11 4 (3.77%) Brocade
11 4 (3.77%) Sophos
11 4 (3.77%) Veeam
11 4 (3.77%) WorldPay
12 2 (1.89%) Avaya
12 2 (1.89%) Cognizant
12 2 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.89%) Tufin