The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 32 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 2.53% 4.00% 12.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 100.00% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £34,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Firewall
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 24.05% 4.00% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 13
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Firewall
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Abingdon region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Abingdon

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (33.33%) People Management
7 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
7 4 (33.33%) Biotechnology
7 4 (33.33%) WSUS
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security
7 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 4 (33.33%) Internet
7 4 (33.33%) Project Management
7 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (33.33%) Avaya
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) Dell
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) SNMP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) GPRS
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Biotechnology
1 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) People Management
2 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) Avaya
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco