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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 59 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 18 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.47% 3.42% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.93% 25.37% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 18
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,300 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £46,750 £63,250
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
86 134 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.81% 13.48% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 74 119 167
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,850 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 20 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) CCNP
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
4 10 (34.48%) WAN
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
5 9 (31.03%) CCIE
5 9 (31.03%) CCDP
5 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
6 8 (27.59%) OSPF
6 8 (27.59%) BGP
6 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 8 (27.59%) DNS
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
7 7 (24.14%) Juniper
7 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (20.69%) Redback
8 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 6 (20.69%) Network Design
8 6 (20.69%) JNCIE
8 6 (20.69%) VPLS
8 6 (20.69%) CCIP
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) MPLS
8 6 (20.69%) IIS

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Lync
5 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 2 (6.90%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 10 (34.48%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
3 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) OSPF
4 8 (27.59%) BGP
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (20.69%) MPLS
6 6 (20.69%) Wireless
6 6 (20.69%) VPLS
7 4 (13.79%) HTTP
8 3 (10.34%) VoIP
8 3 (10.34%) WLAN
8 3 (10.34%) SAN
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (10.34%) IPsec
8 3 (10.34%) NAS
9 2 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
1 7 (24.14%) Network Architect
2 6 (20.69%) IP Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Design Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) IT Support
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.34%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (6.90%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) CESG
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
1 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Debian
4 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Network Design
2 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.90%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) DevOps
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) CCNP
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (31.03%) CCDP
2 9 (31.03%) CCIE
3 6 (20.69%) JNCIE
3 6 (20.69%) CCIP
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.90%) Xen
4 2 (6.90%) XenServer
4 2 (6.90%) Dovecot
4 2 (6.90%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Juniper
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Redback
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Symantec
5 3 (10.34%) Sourcefire
5 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.90%) Percona
6 2 (6.90%) New Relic
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
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