The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 65 45 70
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 13 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.97% 5.03% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.66% 26.62% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 23
Median salary £42,500 £46,034 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.67% +31.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,710 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
83 139 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.56% 18.89% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72 120 68
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,050 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 June 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 27 (81.82%) VPN
2 20 (60.61%) Hyper-V
3 19 (57.58%) SAN
4 17 (51.52%) VMware
4 17 (51.52%) iSCSI
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco
6 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
6 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
7 13 (39.39%) WAN
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (30.30%) IPsec
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
9 10 (30.30%) SSL
9 10 (30.30%) SELinux
9 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
9 10 (30.30%) FCoE
9 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (30.30%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (30.30%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (24.24%) Internet
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 8 (24.24%) MS Office

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) VPN
2 19 (57.58%) SAN
3 17 (51.52%) iSCSI
4 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (30.30%) FCoE
6 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (30.30%) IPsec
6 10 (30.30%) SSL
7 8 (24.24%) Internet
8 6 (18.18%) Wireless
9 4 (12.12%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.09%) VoIP
11 2 (6.06%) MPLS
11 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (6.06%) TACACS
12 1 (3.03%) DNS
12 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) EqualLogic
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (30.30%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Presales
5 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) HP ASE
2 2 (6.06%) HP MASE
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Hyper-V
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SELinux
2 7 (21.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Avaya
4 7 (21.21%) Dell
4 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
4 7 (21.21%) Sophos
5 3 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) IronPort
6 2 (6.06%) Meraki
6 2 (6.06%) Mitel
6 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus