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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 80 44 70
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +26
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 37 83 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.45% 4.83% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.13% 32.17% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 70 42
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
216 258 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.30% 15.03% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 182 221 220
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Oxford -18 12 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Abingdon -16 6 - -
Wallingford - 4 £30,000 -
Henley-on-Thames +3 3 £29,500 +15.68%
Banbury -2 3 £37,500 +37.61% 1
Burford - 2 £44,261 -
Kidlington -13 1 £32,000 -15.78%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 33 (42.31%) Cisco
3 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (34.62%) WAN
6 26 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 23 (29.49%) LAN
7 23 (29.49%) SAN
8 21 (26.92%) VMware
8 21 (26.92%) DNS
9 20 (25.64%) VPN
9 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
9 20 (25.64%) Linux
9 20 (25.64%) IIS
10 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
11 18 (23.08%) SQL
12 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
14 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (16.67%) Network Security
17 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
17 12 (15.38%) CCNP
18 11 (14.10%) CCNA
18 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (14.10%) iSCSI
19 10 (12.82%) Network Design
19 10 (12.82%) OSPF
19 10 (12.82%) BGP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (25.64%) IIS
3 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.85%) Apache
8 2 (2.56%) nginx
9 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) WAN
2 26 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 23 (29.49%) LAN
3 23 (29.49%) SAN
4 21 (26.92%) DNS
5 20 (25.64%) VPN
6 13 (16.67%) Network Security
7 11 (14.10%) iSCSI
8 10 (12.82%) OSPF
8 10 (12.82%) BGP
8 10 (12.82%) Wireless
9 9 (11.54%) HTTP
9 9 (11.54%) NAS
10 8 (10.26%) DHCP
10 8 (10.26%) Internet
10 8 (10.26%) MPLS
10 8 (10.26%) SNMP
10 8 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (8.97%) VLAN
12 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.85%) Subversion
4 2 (2.56%) Ant
4 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.38%) Network Engineer
1 12 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Analyst
4 9 (11.54%) Administrator
4 9 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Field Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Field Service Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Network Support
6 6 (7.69%) Network Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 4 (5.13%) XML Schema
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
4 3 (3.85%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) LAMP
5 2 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.56%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (2.56%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.13%) Open Source
2 4 (5.13%) EqualLogic
2 4 (5.13%) Biotechnology
3 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.56%) Online Games
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) Handset
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.64%) Linux
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.97%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (5.13%) UNIX
9 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.13%) CentOS
10 3 (3.85%) Debian
10 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Project Management
1 10 (12.82%) Network Design
2 6 (7.69%) ITIL
3 5 (6.41%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.13%) Performance Testing
4 4 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.85%) Time Management
5 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.56%) Load Testing
6 2 (2.56%) Network Management
6 2 (2.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) PHP
3 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.13%) C
5 3 (3.85%) Perl
5 3 (3.85%) VBScript
6 2 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.38%) CCNP
3 11 (14.10%) CCNA
4 7 (8.97%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) CCDP
5 4 (5.13%) CCIP
5 4 (5.13%) MCSE
5 4 (5.13%) CCIE
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.13%) CISSP
5 4 (5.13%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.28%) MCITP
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.28%) CCA
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 4 (5.13%) Postfix
6 3 (3.85%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.85%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.85%) NFS
6 3 (3.85%) XenServer
7 2 (2.56%) Dovecot
7 2 (2.56%) Kamailio
7 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.56%) Xen
8 1 (1.28%) XenApp
8 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) WSUS
2 3 (3.85%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.56%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) Nagios
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Cisco
2 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.92%) VMware
4 7 (8.97%) Juniper
4 7 (8.97%) HP
4 7 (8.97%) Citrix
4 7 (8.97%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.97%) F5
5 6 (7.69%) Avaya
5 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.41%) Dell
7 4 (5.13%) Apple
7 4 (5.13%) NetApp
7 4 (5.13%) Redback
7 4 (5.13%) Brocade
7 4 (5.13%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.85%) EMC
9 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.56%) Percona
9 2 (2.56%) New Relic
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