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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 26 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 3.23% 6.85% 9.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 71.43% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £34,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
37 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 23.87% 9.59% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 9
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £34,500
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 October 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Dell
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) Avaya
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Internet
3 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (54.55%) Biotechnology
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) WSUS
3 6 (54.55%) iSCSI
3 6 (54.55%) EqualLogic
3 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) People Management
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 6 (54.55%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) GPRS
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Head of IT
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Biotechnology
1 6 (54.55%) EqualLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) People Management
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Dell
2 6 (54.55%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) VMware