Period
to 6 June 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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 36 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 -9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 82 168 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.00% 6.63% 3.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.75% 35.74% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 63 113 85
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £50,000 £50,600
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +8.43%

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 236 470 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.15% 18.55% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 177 327 476
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -0.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,350 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +3.45%

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 6 June 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 6 June 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 +62 56 £35,000 - 4
Ely - 13 £42,500 -
St Neots -1 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Huntingdon -4 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Peterborough -21 3 £46,500 +14.81% 2
Firewall
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 June 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 50 (60.98%) LAN
1 50 (60.98%) WAN
2 47 (57.32%) Cisco
3 37 (45.12%) Wi-Fi
3 37 (45.12%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (41.46%) Azure
5 32 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (39.02%) Juniper
5 32 (39.02%) CCNA
6 30 (36.59%) Windows
7 29 (35.37%) Internet
7 29 (35.37%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (32.93%) VMware
9 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
10 24 (29.27%) Sophos
11 22 (26.83%) MPLS
11 22 (26.83%) JNCIA
12 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
12 21 (25.61%) WAN Optimisation
13 20 (24.39%) Office 365
14 19 (23.17%) AWS
14 19 (23.17%) Windows Server
14 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
15 18 (21.95%) VoIP
16 16 (19.51%) VPN
17 14 (17.07%) Network Security
17 14 (17.07%) FMCG
18 13 (15.85%) SLA
19 11 (13.41%) CCNP

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 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 34 (41.46%) Azure
2 20 (24.39%) Office 365
3 19 (23.17%) AWS
4 8 (9.76%) Mimecast
5 4 (4.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 50 (60.98%) LAN
1 50 (60.98%) WAN
2 37 (45.12%) Wi-Fi
3 29 (35.37%) Internet
4 22 (26.83%) MPLS
5 18 (21.95%) VoIP
6 16 (19.51%) VPN
7 14 (17.07%) Network Security
8 8 (9.76%) BGP
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (7.32%) DHCP
9 6 (7.32%) DNS
9 6 (7.32%) SAN
9 6 (7.32%) Wireshark
10 5 (6.10%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (6.10%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (6.10%) SSL
10 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
10 5 (6.10%) Wireless
10 5 (6.10%) WLAN
General
1 9 (10.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Field Engineer
2 16 (19.51%) Network Field Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Active Directory Support
4 9 (10.98%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Administrator
5 8 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Windows Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (17.07%) FMCG
3 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.20%) Driving Licence
5 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
6 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
7 5 (6.10%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.59%) Windows
2 19 (23.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.54%) Linux
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (25.61%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (9.76%) ITIL
4 8 (9.76%) Service Management
5 7 (8.54%) Network Management
6 6 (7.32%) Project Management
7 5 (6.10%) B2B
7 5 (6.10%) Security Hardening
7 5 (6.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.88%) Project Delivery
8 4 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (4.88%) Storage Management
9 3 (3.66%) Data Privacy
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (2.44%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (2.44%) Critical Thinking
10 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure as Code
10 2 (2.44%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (45.12%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (39.02%) CCNA
3 22 (26.83%) JNCIA
4 11 (13.41%) CCNP
4 11 (13.41%) JNCIS
5 6 (7.32%) Degree
6 5 (6.10%) VCP4
6 5 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.88%) CCDP
7 4 (4.88%) MCP
7 4 (4.88%) MCSA
7 4 (4.88%) MCSE
7 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.22%) GCFA
8 1 (1.22%) GCIH
8 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) Hyper-V
2 19 (23.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.76%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.44%) Terraform
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) EnCase
3 1 (1.22%) FTK
3 1 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Cisco
2 32 (39.02%) Juniper
3 27 (32.93%) VMware
4 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 24 (29.27%) Sophos
6 11 (13.41%) Veeam
7 6 (7.32%) Aruba
8 5 (6.10%) HP
9 4 (4.88%) Meraki
10 2 (2.44%) Avaya
10 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.44%) Nortel
10 2 (2.44%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.22%) Carbon Black
11 1 (1.22%) CrowdStrike
11 1 (1.22%) FireEye
11 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.22%) Google
11 1 (1.22%) NetWitness