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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 62 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 11 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.51% 2.21% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 15.89% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 21
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £19,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £41,000 £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
94 107 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.93% 13.91% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 87 93 186
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £55,000 £52,500
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 3 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) CCNP
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 7 (30.43%) MPLS
7 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
7 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (26.09%) Juniper
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) CCNA
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) MS Office
9 5 (21.74%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 5 (21.74%) CCDP
9 5 (21.74%) CCIE
9 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
9 5 (21.74%) German Language
10 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) VPN
10 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
10 4 (17.39%) TOGAF

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (21.74%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Lync
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) MPLS
3 6 (26.09%) LAN
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
4 4 (17.39%) Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) IP Telephony
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) OSPF
5 3 (13.04%) BGP
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) VPLS
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.35%) TACACS
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) German Language
2 4 (17.39%) French Language
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) COM
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) CCDP
4 5 (21.74%) CCIE
5 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
6 3 (13.04%) CISSP
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.70%) CCIP
7 2 (8.70%) JNCIE
8 1 (4.35%) MCITP
8 1 (4.35%) MCSE
8 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Juniper
5 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 4 (17.39%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
7 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 2 (8.70%) Redback
9 1 (4.35%) Apple