The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 73 54 78
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.38% 2.84% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 18.11% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 15
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,250 £70,000
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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 127 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.86% 15.70% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84 112 180
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -15.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,769 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Firewall Salary Trend in Oxford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (57.14%) Windows
4 13 (46.43%) CCNP
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (39.29%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
7 10 (35.71%) DNS
8 9 (32.14%) CCIE
8 9 (32.14%) Ethernet
8 9 (32.14%) CCDP
8 9 (32.14%) Juniper
8 9 (32.14%) MPLS
9 8 (28.57%) WAN
9 8 (28.57%) IIS
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 7 (25.00%) MS Office
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (25.00%) OSPF
10 7 (25.00%) BGP
10 7 (25.00%) CCNA
10 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (21.43%) CCIP
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (21.43%) Network Design
11 6 (21.43%) JNCIE
11 6 (21.43%) VPLS
11 6 (21.43%) Redback

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) Ethernet
2 9 (32.14%) MPLS
3 8 (28.57%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) OSPF
4 7 (25.00%) BGP
5 6 (21.43%) VPLS
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
8 3 (10.71%) WLAN
9 2 (7.14%) HTTP
9 2 (7.14%) GPRS
9 2 (7.14%) VoIP
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 5 (17.86%) German Language
2 4 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) IP Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Design Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) COM
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) FreeSWITCH
1 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) CESG
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Network Design
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) CCIE
3 9 (32.14%) CCDP
4 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 6 (21.43%) CCIP
5 6 (21.43%) JNCIE
6 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
6 3 (10.71%) CISSP
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.57%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Juniper
4 6 (21.43%) Redback
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
6 3 (10.71%) Sourcefire
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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