The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 7 15 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 6.45% 3.66% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 25.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £34,750 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.45% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Banbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 9.68% 14.63% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 15
Average salary £37,000 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.56% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £33,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Firewall
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Banbury

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade