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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 58 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 16 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.26% 2.73% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.69% 23.96% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 19
Average salary £52,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £19,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
102 96 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.43% 11.41% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 84 86 182
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £53,750
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 26 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 12 (46.15%) WAN
5 11 (42.31%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) IIS
8 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
8 7 (26.92%) MPLS
8 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) CCNA
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) German Language
10 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (15.38%) C
11 4 (15.38%) MS Office
11 4 (15.38%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) MPLS
3 6 (23.08%) LAN
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 4 (15.38%) OSPF
5 4 (15.38%) BGP
5 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 4 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (11.54%) IPsec
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.69%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.85%) TACACS
8 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 5 (19.23%) German Language
2 4 (15.38%) French Language
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Account Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Client Account Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Account Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) COM
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CESG
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) UNIX
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Tcl
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
4 4 (15.38%) CCNP
5 3 (11.54%) CCDP
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.69%) MCITP
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
5 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
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