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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.88% 2.79% 3.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.35% 30.86% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 39
Average salary £46,034 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.52% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,355 £28,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
142 81 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 19.27% 9.03% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 120 75 148
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (54.17%) ITIL
1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Linux
2 25 (52.08%) WAN
2 25 (52.08%) VMware
3 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (39.58%) LAN
5 16 (33.33%) Cisco
6 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
9 12 (25.00%) MPLS
9 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (22.92%) CCNA
10 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
10 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
11 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
12 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (18.75%) UNIX
12 9 (18.75%) SQL
13 8 (16.67%) Perl
13 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.67%) IIS
13 8 (16.67%) Python
13 8 (16.67%) OSPF
13 8 (16.67%) MCITP
14 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
14 7 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (14.58%) Problem Management

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) WAN
2 19 (39.58%) LAN
3 12 (25.00%) MPLS
3 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) OSPF
5 7 (14.58%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (14.58%) BGP
5 7 (14.58%) VPN
5 7 (14.58%) DNS
6 6 (12.50%) IPsec
7 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (10.42%) BIG-IP
8 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.33%) Wireless
8 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.25%) SSL
9 3 (6.25%) HTTP
9 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
9 3 (6.25%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) French Language
2 2 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support
2 7 (14.58%) Server Support
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 5 (10.42%) Client Account Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Account Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Account Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) WAP
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) COM
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Statistics
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.75%) UNIX
5 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
6 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.42%) CentOS
7 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
7 5 (10.42%) Debian
8 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.08%) AIX
10 1 (2.08%) Solaris
10 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
3 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
3 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.58%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) Release Management
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) Perl
2 8 (16.67%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.42%) C
5 3 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (22.92%) CCNA
4 8 (16.67%) MCITP
5 6 (12.50%) MCSE
6 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (8.33%) JNCIA
8 3 (6.25%) Degree
8 3 (6.25%) MCP
8 3 (6.25%) CCNP
9 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
1 5 (10.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) SELinux
3 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 16 (33.33%) Cisco
3 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.58%) Oracle
6 5 (10.42%) F5
6 5 (10.42%) HP
7 4 (8.33%) Juniper
8 2 (4.17%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam
9 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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