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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 44 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.79% 2.29% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 23.33% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 26
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,776 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
126 90 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.78% 9.83% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 103 82 162
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (59.09%) ITIL
2 25 (56.82%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) WAN
4 22 (50.00%) VMware
5 21 (47.73%) Linux
6 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (38.64%) LAN
7 17 (38.64%) Cisco
8 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
10 12 (27.27%) MPLS
11 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 10 (22.73%) IIS
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (18.18%) DNS
14 8 (18.18%) OSPF
14 8 (18.18%) CCNA
15 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
15 7 (15.91%) BGP
15 7 (15.91%) Project Management
15 7 (15.91%) Python
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle
15 7 (15.91%) Perl
15 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (22.73%) IIS
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (52.27%) WAN
2 17 (38.64%) LAN
3 12 (27.27%) MPLS
4 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.18%) DNS
5 8 (18.18%) OSPF
6 7 (15.91%) BGP
6 7 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (13.64%) IPsec
7 6 (13.64%) VPN
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
9 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (9.09%) Wireless
10 3 (6.82%) HTTP
10 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 5 (11.36%) German Language
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) French Language
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Support
3 5 (11.36%) Account Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Account Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Client Account Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Server Support
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) COM
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Statistics
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.64%) UNIX
6 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.09%) CentOS
6 4 (9.09%) Debian
6 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.27%) AIX
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
8 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.91%) Change Management
3 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
3 7 (15.91%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.64%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 2 (4.55%) ITSM
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Release Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Python
2 7 (15.91%) Perl
3 5 (11.36%) C
3 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Tcl
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNA
3 6 (13.64%) MCSE
4 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (11.36%) MCITP
5 4 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.82%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) CCNP
7 1 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
1 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.55%) SELinux
3 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 7 (15.91%) Oracle
6 5 (11.36%) HP
6 5 (11.36%) F5
7 4 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) Google
9 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.27%) Apple
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65k + 17.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £28,000 + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom
Oxford Brookes University
Salary: £43,325, rising annually to £48,743 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom
Oxford Brookes University
Salary: £33,242, rising annually to £36,309 per year
Posted: 25 days ago