Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 26 79
Rank change year-on-year -11 +53 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 132 286 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.14% 8.16% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.84% 39.39% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 93 171 104
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,700 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.43% +0.53% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,983
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -2.22% +5.88%

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 428 726 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.92% 20.71% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 307 466 678
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £65,000
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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Cambridge +2 62 £36,000 +5.88% 18
Peterborough -8 51 £42,750 +6.88%
Huntingdon - 11 £40,000 - 3
St Neots - 1 £42,500 -
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 53 (40.15%) Cisco
2 41 (31.06%) LAN
3 40 (30.30%) WAN
4 38 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (28.03%) CCNA
6 34 (25.76%) VMware
6 34 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (23.48%) Active Directory
7 31 (23.48%) Hyper-V
7 31 (23.48%) Office 365
8 30 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 29 (21.97%) Windows
10 28 (21.21%) SIEM
11 25 (18.94%) Incident Management
11 25 (18.94%) ITIL
12 23 (17.42%) CheckPoint
12 23 (17.42%) Juniper
12 23 (17.42%) Palo Alto
13 21 (15.91%) Network Security
13 21 (15.91%) Linux
14 20 (15.15%) Wireless
14 20 (15.15%) F5
15 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (13.64%) SQL
17 17 (12.88%) TCP/IP
17 17 (12.88%) CCNP
17 17 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (12.12%) Sophos
18 16 (12.12%) Citrix
18 16 (12.12%) 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 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.48%) Office 365
2 15 (11.36%) Azure
3 11 (8.33%) AWS
4 7 (5.30%) Mimecast
5 5 (3.79%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (31.06%) LAN
2 40 (30.30%) WAN
3 21 (15.91%) Network Security
4 20 (15.15%) Wireless
5 17 (12.88%) TCP/IP
5 17 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (10.61%) Internet
7 11 (8.33%) DHCP
7 11 (8.33%) DNS
7 11 (8.33%) SSL
8 10 (7.58%) MPLS
8 10 (7.58%) VoIP
9 9 (6.82%) OSPF
10 8 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (6.06%) VPN
10 8 (6.06%) Wireshark
11 7 (5.30%) Ethernet
12 6 (4.55%) NetScaler
13 5 (3.79%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (3.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) Big Data
1 6 (4.55%) Text Mining
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.52%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 29 (21.97%) Analyst
3 15 (11.36%) Consultant
4 13 (9.85%) Incident Analyst
5 12 (9.09%) Cyber Defence Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Support Consultant
8 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Service Desk Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Administrator
11 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
11 5 (3.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (11.36%) Cyber Defence
1 15 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.03%) Life Science
5 3 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.97%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) Linux
3 14 (10.61%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.82%) Mac OS
5 7 (5.30%) Ubuntu
5 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.55%) Debian
7 4 (3.03%) CentOS
7 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.76%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (21.21%) SIEM
3 25 (18.94%) Incident Management
3 25 (18.94%) ITIL
4 16 (12.12%) Case Management
5 15 (11.36%) Security Operations
6 12 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
6 12 (9.09%) Information Security
6 12 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (9.09%) Security Hardening
6 12 (9.09%) Validation
6 12 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.82%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.30%) Data Entry
10 7 (5.30%) DevOps
10 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.64%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) Python
3 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (28.03%) CCNA
3 17 (12.88%) CCNP
4 14 (10.61%) JNCIA
5 12 (9.09%) VCP4
5 12 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.58%) SC Cleared
8 8 (6.06%) Degree
9 7 (5.30%) JNCIS
10 6 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.03%) CCSA
11 4 (3.03%) Postgraduate
12 2 (1.52%) LPIC
12 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.76%) CCDP
13 1 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.76%) CISSP
13 1 (0.76%) MCSA
13 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.12%) SLA
2 7 (5.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (3.03%) QA
4 3 (2.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (23.48%) Active Directory
1 31 (23.48%) Hyper-V
2 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.06%) XenApp
4 6 (4.55%) Firmware
5 4 (3.03%) Samba
6 3 (2.27%) vCloud
7 1 (0.76%) KVM
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) Ansible
1 6 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Cisco
2 34 (25.76%) VMware
3 30 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.42%) CheckPoint
4 23 (17.42%) Juniper
4 23 (17.42%) Palo Alto
5 20 (15.15%) F5
6 16 (12.12%) Citrix
6 16 (12.12%) Fortinet
6 16 (12.12%) Sophos
7 15 (11.36%) Veeam
8 8 (6.06%) HP
9 7 (5.30%) NetApp
10 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.79%) Aruba
12 4 (3.03%) Apple
12 4 (3.03%) Draytek
12 4 (3.03%) Synology
13 3 (2.27%) JD Edwards
13 3 (2.27%) Meraki