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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 34 68 42
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 44 12 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.47% 1.49% 5.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.56% 21.05% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 44 12 47
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
144 57 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.89% 7.05% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 139 51 145
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (61.19%) VMware
2 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 38 (56.72%) WAN
3 36 (53.73%) Linux
4 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (44.78%) ITIL
6 28 (41.79%) LAN
7 26 (38.81%) Active Directory
8 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (29.85%) CCNA
10 20 (29.85%) Cisco
11 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
12 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
12 17 (25.37%) DNS
13 16 (23.88%) UNIX
13 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
14 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (20.90%) VPN
15 14 (20.90%) OSPF
16 13 (19.40%) BGP
16 13 (19.40%) Python
16 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
16 13 (19.40%) MCITP
17 12 (17.91%) Perl
17 12 (17.91%) MPLS
17 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
18 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
18 11 (16.42%) Cisco IOS
19 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (8.96%) IIS
1 6 (8.96%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Lync
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (56.72%) WAN
2 28 (41.79%) LAN
3 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
4 17 (25.37%) DNS
5 14 (20.90%) VPN
5 14 (20.90%) OSPF
6 13 (19.40%) BGP
7 12 (17.91%) MPLS
8 11 (16.42%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (14.93%) IPsec
9 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (13.43%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (13.43%) SAN
11 8 (11.94%) VLAN
11 8 (11.94%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (8.96%) FCoE
12 6 (8.96%) iSCSI
12 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (7.46%) Wireless
13 5 (7.46%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Desktop Support
2 12 (17.91%) Analyst
2 12 (17.91%) Server Support
3 9 (13.43%) Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) Administrator
4 8 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.46%) Account Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Account Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Client Account Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) J2EE
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
1 1 (1.49%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Statistics
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Windows
2 36 (53.73%) Linux
3 16 (23.88%) UNIX
4 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.93%) Mac OS X
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
8 6 (8.96%) CentOS
8 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.96%) Debian
8 6 (8.96%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.49%) AIX
11 1 (1.49%) Solaris
11 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.43%) Change Management
4 8 (11.94%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.45%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) Service Management
5 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.99%) ITSM
8 2 (2.99%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.99%) CRM
8 2 (2.99%) Release Management
8 2 (2.99%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Python
2 12 (17.91%) Perl
3 9 (13.43%) C
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) Bash Shell
4 7 (10.45%) Ruby
5 4 (5.97%) Tcl
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (29.85%) CCNA
4 13 (19.40%) MCITP
5 9 (13.43%) MCSE
6 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.97%) CCNP
7 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.48%) MCP
9 2 (2.99%) MCSA
10 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (38.81%) Active Directory
3 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SELinux
2 5 (7.46%) Puppet
2 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.49%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (61.19%) VMware
2 20 (29.85%) Cisco
3 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle
6 6 (8.96%) HP
7 5 (7.46%) F5
8 4 (5.97%) Citrix
8 4 (5.97%) Juniper
8 4 (5.97%) Sage
9 2 (2.99%) CommVault
9 2 (2.99%) Google
9 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.49%) Polycom
10 1 (1.49%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.49%) Veeam
10 1 (1.49%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.49%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.49%) QNAP
10 1 (1.49%) NetApp
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon, Oxford
Miele Co Ltd
Salary: Up to 26K (plus bonus)
Posted: 25 days ago