Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 77 64
Rank change year-on-year +47 -13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 282 142 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.53% 3.90% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.11% 18.16% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 99 134
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,538 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 760 782 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.28% 21.46% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 472 627 550
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +31 189 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Cambridge +25 88 £34,000 -15.00% 15
Huntingdon -4 2 £30,000 -3.23%
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 158 (56.03%) Cisco
2 135 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (40.78%) Retail
4 106 (37.59%) TCP/IP
5 103 (36.52%) Problem-Solving
6 100 (35.46%) SIEM
7 91 (32.27%) Security Operations
7 91 (32.27%) CheckPoint
8 90 (31.91%) Windows
8 90 (31.91%) WAN
9 88 (31.21%) Analytical Skills
10 87 (30.85%) CCNA
11 84 (29.79%) Self-Motivation
12 83 (29.43%) Cybersecurity
13 81 (28.72%) Data Loss Prevention
14 79 (28.01%) Microsoft
15 78 (27.66%) CCNP
15 78 (27.66%) Event Correlation
15 78 (27.66%) Data Centre
16 77 (27.30%) LAN
16 77 (27.30%) VMware
17 76 (26.95%) Wireshark
18 74 (26.24%) Information Security
19 73 (25.89%) Network Security
20 72 (25.53%) Intrusion Detection
21 70 (24.82%) Splunk
22 69 (24.47%) Linux
23 67 (23.76%) Risk Management
24 66 (23.40%) CISSP
25 65 (23.05%) Kalman Filter

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 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.55%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.84%) IIS
3 8 (2.84%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (2.13%) Apache Pig
4 6 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.13%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.13%) SAS
5 5 (1.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.19%) Office 365
4 4 (1.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 106 (37.59%) TCP/IP
2 90 (31.91%) WAN
3 77 (27.30%) LAN
4 76 (26.95%) Wireshark
5 73 (25.89%) Network Security
6 72 (25.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 61 (21.63%) Wi-Fi
8 54 (19.15%) Ethernet
9 51 (18.09%) DNS
10 44 (15.60%) VoIP
11 42 (14.89%) OSPF
12 27 (9.57%) BGP
13 23 (8.16%) MPLS
13 23 (8.16%) SSL
14 22 (7.80%) VPN
15 19 (6.74%) VLAN
16 17 (6.03%) Wireless
17 14 (4.96%) DHCP
17 14 (4.96%) HTTP
18 13 (4.61%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.48%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.13%) Apache Hive
3 6 (2.13%) Apache Zeppelin
3 6 (2.13%) HBase
3 6 (2.13%) Power BI
3 6 (2.13%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (7.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.77%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.77%) JIRA
4 2 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.35%) Hudson
5 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (40.78%) Retail
2 29 (10.28%) Finance
3 6 (2.13%) Automotive
4 5 (1.77%) Advertising
5 2 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 123 (43.62%) Analyst
2 46 (16.31%) Security Analyst
3 40 (14.18%) SOC Analyst
4 36 (12.77%) Network Analyst
4 36 (12.77%) Network Engineer
5 28 (9.93%) Architect
6 27 (9.57%) Administrator
6 27 (9.57%) SIEM Analyst
7 25 (8.87%) Security Architect
8 24 (8.51%) Security Engineer
9 23 (8.16%) Team Leader
10 21 (7.45%) Service Architect
11 20 (7.09%) SIEM Engineer
12 18 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (6.38%) IT Architect
12 18 (6.38%) IT Security Architect
12 18 (6.38%) SOC Engineer
12 18 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (6.03%) Linux Administrator
14 16 (5.67%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.32%) Middleware
2 9 (3.19%) LDAP
3 6 (2.13%) Kafka
3 6 (2.13%) SparkR
4 2 (0.71%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 88 (31.21%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (29.79%) Self-Motivation
3 78 (27.66%) Data Centre
4 45 (15.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 43 (15.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 41 (14.54%) Management Information System
7 34 (12.06%) Cyberthreat
8 23 (8.16%) Computer Science
9 22 (7.80%) Driving Licence
10 16 (5.67%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (5.32%) Public Cloud
12 13 (4.61%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (2.13%) Apple TV
14 1 (0.35%) Clustering
14 1 (0.35%) NHS
14 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (31.91%) Windows
2 69 (24.47%) Linux
3 25 (8.87%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.45%) Unix
5 20 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.19%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 8 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.13%) VMS
10 5 (1.77%) CentOS
10 5 (1.77%) Debian
10 5 (1.77%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.77%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.42%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (36.52%) Problem-Solving
2 100 (35.46%) SIEM
3 91 (32.27%) Security Operations
4 83 (29.43%) Cybersecurity
5 81 (28.72%) Data Loss Prevention
6 78 (27.66%) Event Correlation
7 74 (26.24%) Information Security
8 67 (23.76%) Risk Management
9 65 (23.05%) Kalman Filter
10 59 (20.92%) Web Filtering
11 57 (20.21%) Network Management
12 53 (18.79%) Analytics
13 47 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 47 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
14 46 (16.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 45 (15.96%) ITIL
16 44 (15.60%) Security Management
17 41 (14.54%) Configuration Management
18 39 (13.83%) Computer Security
19 38 (13.48%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.41%) Python
2 25 (8.87%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 21 (7.45%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.67%) Perl
6 15 (5.32%) Ruby
7 8 (2.84%) SQL
8 5 (1.77%) VBA
9 3 (1.06%) C
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 135 (47.87%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (30.85%) CCNA
3 78 (27.66%) CCNP
4 66 (23.40%) CISSP
5 52 (18.44%) SSCP
6 51 (18.09%) CCSP
6 51 (18.09%) MCSE
6 51 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (17.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 50 (17.73%) CSSLP
7 50 (17.73%) Degree
7 50 (17.73%) GCWN
7 50 (17.73%) ISSAP
7 50 (17.73%) ISSEP
7 50 (17.73%) RHCA
7 50 (17.73%) RHCE
7 50 (17.73%) SANS
8 47 (16.67%) CCIE
9 46 (16.31%) VCDX
9 46 (16.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.64%) SLA
2 13 (4.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (18.44%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.09%) vSphere
4 17 (6.03%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (5.32%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.84%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (2.13%) HDFS
9 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.35%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (16.67%) RSA Security Analytics
2 29 (10.28%) Stealthwatch
3 19 (6.74%) Puppet
4 15 (5.32%) Ansible
4 15 (5.32%) vCenter Server
4 15 (5.32%) vRealize
5 13 (4.61%) Cacti
5 13 (4.61%) Nagios
6 11 (3.90%) CSIRT
6 11 (3.90%) QRadar
7 10 (3.55%) FortiGate
7 10 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.55%) Terraform
8 6 (2.13%) Ambari
8 6 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (2.13%) Oozie
9 3 (1.06%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.71%) Salt
11 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 158 (56.03%) Cisco
2 91 (32.27%) CheckPoint
3 79 (28.01%) Microsoft
4 77 (27.30%) VMware
5 70 (24.82%) Splunk
6 62 (21.99%) Symantec
7 54 (19.15%) Red Hat
8 44 (15.60%) Avaya
8 44 (15.60%) Nortel
9 33 (11.70%) Riverbed
10 32 (11.35%) Fortinet
11 27 (9.57%) Citrix
12 22 (7.80%) Palo Alto
13 18 (6.38%) F5
14 17 (6.03%) SolarWinds
15 16 (5.67%) Juniper
15 16 (5.67%) Nokia
16 15 (5.32%) AppDynamics
16 15 (5.32%) BMC
16 15 (5.32%) WorldPay