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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 4.29% 5.13% 9.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 40.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 10
Average salary £36,000 £36,450 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% -2.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
48 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 29.45% 12.82% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 12
Average salary £33,000 £36,450 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.46% -19.00%
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 21 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) VPN
4 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) IIS
6 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (41.67%) LAN
7 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (41.67%) Network Security
7 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (33.33%) C
8 4 (33.33%) HTML
8 4 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (33.33%) MS Office
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (33.33%) XML
8 4 (33.33%) UNIX
8 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (33.33%) SNMP
8 4 (33.33%) XML Schema
8 4 (33.33%) Dell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (58.33%) IIS
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) SNMP
3 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) GPRS
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) 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%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Head of IT
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Biotechnology
1 4 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) Avaya
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco