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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 46 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 39 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.97% 1.78% 3.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.78% 15.66% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 36
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,300 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 83 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.90% 11.34% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 85 67 134
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,050 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (63.16%) Linux
1 48 (63.16%) VMware
2 41 (53.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (47.37%) Windows
4 33 (43.42%) WAN
5 28 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 27 (35.53%) ITIL
7 26 (34.21%) LAN
8 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 20 (26.32%) DNS
9 20 (26.32%) UNIX
10 19 (25.00%) Cisco
10 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (23.68%) Python
12 17 (22.37%) CCNA
12 17 (22.37%) VPN
13 16 (21.05%) Perl
13 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
14 15 (19.74%) OSPF
15 14 (18.42%) BGP
15 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
15 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
16 13 (17.11%) Hyper-V
16 13 (17.11%) SQL
16 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
16 13 (17.11%) SAN
17 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (11.84%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) WAN
2 26 (34.21%) LAN
3 20 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 20 (26.32%) DNS
4 17 (22.37%) VPN
5 15 (19.74%) OSPF
6 14 (18.42%) BGP
6 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (17.11%) SAN
8 12 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (14.47%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (14.47%) IPsec
9 11 (14.47%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (13.16%) VLAN
11 9 (11.84%) iSCSI
12 8 (10.53%) FCoE
12 8 (10.53%) Network Security
13 7 (9.21%) MPLS
14 6 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (7.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.32%) GCC
General
1 5 (6.58%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Desktop Support
3 12 (15.79%) Server Support
4 10 (13.16%) Consultant
4 10 (13.16%) Administrator
5 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Technical Support
5 9 (11.84%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Client Account Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Account Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) WAP
2 1 (1.32%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Statistics
3 4 (5.26%) Semantic Web
3 4 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Handset
6 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Wiki
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Linux
2 36 (47.37%) Windows
3 20 (26.32%) UNIX
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (10.53%) Ubuntu
7 8 (10.53%) CentOS
8 6 (7.89%) Debian
8 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.95%) Solaris
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.63%) SUSE
11 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.32%) zOS
11 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) ITIL
2 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
2 11 (14.47%) Project Management
2 11 (14.47%) Service Management
3 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
3 10 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (10.53%) Change Management
5 7 (9.21%) Migration
6 6 (7.89%) ITSM
6 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.89%) Release Management
6 6 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.58%) Computer Security
8 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) Python
2 16 (21.05%) Perl
3 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
5 9 (11.84%) C
5 9 (11.84%) Ruby
6 6 (7.89%) Tcl
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (22.37%) CCNA
4 12 (15.79%) MCITP
5 9 (11.84%) MCSE
6 6 (7.89%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.95%) MCSA
8 3 (3.95%) CCNP
8 3 (3.95%) MCP
9 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 41 (53.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 13 (17.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
4 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (1.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Puppet
2 8 (10.53%) SELinux
3 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.95%) WSUS
4 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.63%) Nagios
5 2 (2.63%) logstash
5 2 (2.63%) SCCM
5 2 (2.63%) SCOM
6 1 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.32%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) VMware
2 19 (25.00%) Cisco
3 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.47%) Oracle
5 9 (11.84%) CheckPoint
6 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.89%) Google
8 5 (6.58%) Citrix
8 5 (6.58%) F5
9 4 (5.26%) Sage
10 3 (3.95%) CommVault
10 3 (3.95%) Intel
10 3 (3.95%) HP
11 2 (2.63%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.63%) Sophos
11 2 (2.63%) Websense
12 1 (1.32%) Spiceworks
12 1 (1.32%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (1.32%) QNAP
12 1 (1.32%) Polycom
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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