Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 111 59
Rank change year-on-year +85 -52 +37
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 303 109 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.53% 2.62% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.72% 12.99% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 190 80 133
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,200 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.29% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,175 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £58,750 £55,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

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 693 839 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.80% 20.17% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 474 678 542
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,100 £25,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +52 205 £38,000 +8.57% 13
Cambridge +64 94 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 168 (55.45%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (52.81%) Cisco
3 135 (44.55%) TCP/IP
4 129 (42.57%) Retail
5 125 (41.25%) CheckPoint
6 123 (40.59%) CCNA
7 120 (39.60%) WAN
7 120 (39.60%) Problem-Solving
8 111 (36.63%) Self-Motivation
9 110 (36.30%) LAN
10 99 (32.67%) SIEM
11 93 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
11 93 (30.69%) Microsoft
12 91 (30.03%) Security Operations
13 90 (29.70%) Wireshark
14 89 (29.37%) Information Security
15 88 (29.04%) Network Security
16 87 (28.71%) CCNP
16 87 (28.71%) Wi-Fi
17 80 (26.40%) Network Management
18 75 (24.75%) Kalman Filter
18 75 (24.75%) Data Loss Prevention
19 74 (24.42%) VMware
19 74 (24.42%) Symantec
19 74 (24.42%) Windows
20 72 (23.76%) Event Correlation
20 72 (23.76%) Cybersecurity
21 70 (23.10%) Ethernet
22 68 (22.44%) CISSP
23 67 (22.11%) OSPF

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 12 (3.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.31%) IIS
2 7 (2.31%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (2.31%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.98%) Apache Pig
3 6 (1.98%) Apache Solr
3 6 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.98%) SAS
4 5 (1.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.97%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 135 (44.55%) TCP/IP
2 120 (39.60%) WAN
3 110 (36.30%) LAN
4 90 (29.70%) Wireshark
5 88 (29.04%) Network Security
6 87 (28.71%) Wi-Fi
7 70 (23.10%) Ethernet
8 67 (22.11%) OSPF
9 66 (21.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 50 (16.50%) VoIP
11 49 (16.17%) BGP
12 44 (14.52%) DNS
13 40 (13.20%) VPN
14 33 (10.89%) VLAN
15 26 (8.58%) MPLS
16 24 (7.92%) SSL
17 16 (5.28%) IP Telephony
18 14 (4.62%) HTTP
18 14 (4.62%) Wireless
19 13 (4.29%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.64%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.98%) Apache Hive
3 6 (1.98%) Apache Zeppelin
3 6 (1.98%) HBase
3 6 (1.98%) Power BI
3 6 (1.98%) Sqoop
4 2 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (2.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.65%) Bitbucket
2 5 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Hudson
General
1 129 (42.57%) Retail
2 27 (8.91%) Finance
3 10 (3.30%) Back Office
3 10 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.31%) Publishing
5 6 (1.98%) Automotive
6 5 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (46.20%) Analyst
2 59 (19.47%) Network Analyst
3 54 (17.82%) Network Engineer
4 43 (14.19%) Security Analyst
5 30 (9.90%) SOC Analyst
6 29 (9.57%) Network Security Analyst
7 26 (8.58%) Security Engineer
8 25 (8.25%) Administrator
8 25 (8.25%) Architect
9 23 (7.59%) Security Architect
10 21 (6.93%) Service Architect
11 20 (6.60%) SIEM Engineer
12 19 (6.27%) SIEM Analyst
13 18 (5.94%) IT Architect
13 18 (5.94%) IT Security Architect
13 18 (5.94%) SOC Engineer
14 16 (5.28%) IT Analyst
15 15 (4.95%) Linux Administrator
15 15 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
15 15 (4.95%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.30%) LDAP
2 6 (1.98%) Kafka
2 6 (1.98%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 111 (36.63%) Self-Motivation
2 93 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (20.13%) Data Centre
4 57 (18.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 47 (15.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 47 (15.51%) Cyberthreat
6 36 (11.88%) Management Information System
7 30 (9.90%) Cyber Defence
8 18 (5.94%) Computer Science
8 18 (5.94%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.65%) Apple TV
10 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (24.42%) Windows
2 40 (13.20%) Linux
2 40 (13.20%) Windows Server
3 21 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.31%) CentOS
5 7 (2.31%) Debian
5 7 (2.31%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.31%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.31%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.98%) Unix
6 6 (1.98%) VMS
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (39.60%) Problem-Solving
2 99 (32.67%) SIEM
3 91 (30.03%) Security Operations
4 89 (29.37%) Information Security
5 80 (26.40%) Network Management
6 75 (24.75%) Data Loss Prevention
6 75 (24.75%) Kalman Filter
7 72 (23.76%) Cybersecurity
7 72 (23.76%) Event Correlation
8 67 (22.11%) Risk Management
8 67 (22.11%) Web Filtering
9 53 (17.49%) Analytics
10 52 (17.16%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 52 (17.16%) Threat Intelligence
11 47 (15.51%) Cyber Intelligence
11 47 (15.51%) Security Management
12 38 (12.54%) ITIL
12 38 (12.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 29 (9.57%) Change Control
14 28 (9.24%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.25%) SQL
2 19 (6.27%) Python
3 15 (4.95%) PowerShell
4 13 (4.29%) Perl
5 10 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.97%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.65%) VBA
8 4 (1.32%) C
9 1 (0.33%) C++
9 1 (0.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 168 (55.45%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (40.59%) CCNA
3 87 (28.71%) CCNP
4 68 (22.44%) CISSP
5 43 (14.19%) SSCP
6 42 (13.86%) CCIE
7 40 (13.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 40 (13.20%) CCIE Security
7 40 (13.20%) CCSP
7 40 (13.20%) CSSLP
7 40 (13.20%) GCWN
7 40 (13.20%) ISSAP
7 40 (13.20%) ISSEP
7 40 (13.20%) MCSE
7 40 (13.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (13.20%) RHCA
7 40 (13.20%) RHCE
7 40 (13.20%) SANS
7 40 (13.20%) VCDX
7 40 (13.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.56%) SLA
2 15 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.66%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (17.16%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.31%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.31%) vSphere
6 6 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (1.98%) HDFS
7 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 57 (18.81%) Stealthwatch
2 47 (15.51%) RSA Security Analytics
3 14 (4.62%) FortiGate
4 13 (4.29%) Cacti
4 13 (4.29%) Nagios
5 11 (3.63%) CSIRT
5 11 (3.63%) QRadar
6 10 (3.30%) Puppet
7 6 (1.98%) Ambari
7 6 (1.98%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (1.98%) Oozie
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 160 (52.81%) Cisco
2 125 (41.25%) CheckPoint
3 93 (30.69%) Microsoft
4 74 (24.42%) Symantec
4 74 (24.42%) VMware
5 54 (17.82%) Splunk
6 46 (15.18%) Red Hat
7 45 (14.85%) Palo Alto
8 43 (14.19%) Avaya
8 43 (14.19%) Nortel
9 35 (11.55%) Riverbed
10 33 (10.89%) SolarWinds
11 24 (7.92%) Fortinet
11 24 (7.92%) Nokia
11 24 (7.92%) Qualys
12 22 (7.26%) HP
13 21 (6.93%) Juniper
14 18 (5.94%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (5.94%) Veeam
15 16 (5.28%) Citrix