The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 86 65 91
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 33 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.16% 3.47% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 25.62% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 37
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
216 242 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.16% 13.54% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 175 217 311
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Oxfordshire region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +7 18 £27,500 -26.17% 3
Oxford -17 10 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Banbury +11 3 £32,500 -29.34% 1
Witney +28 2 - -
Bicester -4 2 £25,750 -57.08%
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 £21,500 -44.15%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 55 (72.37%) Windows
2 37 (48.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (47.37%) Cisco
4 30 (39.47%) SAN
5 29 (38.16%) DNS
6 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
7 26 (34.21%) VMware
8 25 (32.89%) Linux
8 25 (32.89%) Hyper-V
9 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (28.95%) MS Exchange
9 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
11 20 (26.32%) WAN
12 18 (23.68%) VPN
12 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
13 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
13 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
14 16 (21.05%) IIS
14 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
14 16 (21.05%) Network Design
15 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (18.42%) iSCSI
16 14 (18.42%) SQL
16 14 (18.42%) CCNP
16 14 (18.42%) Wireless
17 13 (17.11%) Juniper
17 13 (17.11%) Project Management
17 13 (17.11%) Dell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 22 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.37%) SharePoint
3 16 (21.05%) IIS
4 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.95%) Lync
9 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Office
2 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (39.47%) SAN
2 29 (38.16%) DNS
3 20 (26.32%) WAN
4 18 (23.68%) VPN
5 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
6 14 (18.42%) Wireless
6 14 (18.42%) iSCSI
7 12 (15.79%) OSPF
7 12 (15.79%) BGP
7 12 (15.79%) SMTP
8 11 (14.47%) LAN
9 10 (13.16%) Internet
9 10 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (11.84%) IP Telephony
10 9 (11.84%) MPLS
10 9 (11.84%) IPv4
10 9 (11.84%) DHCP
10 9 (11.84%) Ethernet
10 9 (11.84%) HTTP
10 9 (11.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Subversion
1 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.58%) German Language
3 4 (5.26%) French Language
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Administrator
2 13 (17.11%) Consultant
2 13 (17.11%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) IT Support
8 6 (7.89%) IP Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.89%) Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Design Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Network Support
10 3 (3.95%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) LAMP
3 1 (1.32%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) EqualLogic
2 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 5 (6.58%) Biotechnology
3 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.58%) Open Source
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) CESG
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.32%) Handset
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) DTV
6 1 (1.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 55 (72.37%) Windows
2 37 (48.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) Linux
4 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.47%) Ubuntu
7 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Vista
9 5 (6.58%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (6.58%) UNIX
10 2 (2.63%) Android
11 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Network Design
2 13 (17.11%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.21%) ITIL
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.58%) Migration
7 5 (6.58%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.95%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.63%) Network Management
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.63%) Analytics
10 2 (2.63%) Time Management
10 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.63%) Change Management
10 2 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) VBScript
2 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.89%) PHP
4 3 (3.95%) C
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) Perl
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.42%) CCNP
3 9 (11.84%) CCIE
3 9 (11.84%) CCDP
4 8 (10.53%) CCNA
4 8 (10.53%) Degree
5 6 (7.89%) JNCIE
5 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.89%) CCIP
6 5 (6.58%) MCP
7 3 (3.95%) CISSP
8 2 (2.63%) MCSE
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 25 (32.89%) Hyper-V
3 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.89%) Terminal Server
5 5 (6.58%) NFS
5 5 (6.58%) Postfix
5 5 (6.58%) Sendmail
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) XenServer
7 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.32%) vSphere
7 1 (1.32%) Dovecot
7 1 (1.32%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCVMM
2 5 (6.58%) WSUS
2 5 (6.58%) Nagios
2 5 (6.58%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.26%) Icinga
3 4 (5.26%) Legato
3 4 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (3.95%) Cacti
4 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.32%) DameWare
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.32%) SCCM
5 1 (1.32%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Cisco
2 26 (34.21%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.11%) Dell
4 13 (17.11%) Juniper
5 12 (15.79%) Avaya
6 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.89%) Veeam
7 6 (7.89%) CommVault
7 6 (7.89%) Redback
8 5 (6.58%) NetApp
8 5 (6.58%) HP
8 5 (6.58%) Apple
9 4 (5.26%) F5
9 4 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.26%) Sourcefire
9 4 (5.26%) Citrix
10 3 (3.95%) Symantec
11 2 (2.63%) Brocade
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £3k on-call + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £58000 Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £42,000 - £50,00 per annum + (inc on-call) + 5% bonus
Posted: 17 days ago