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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 57 83 49
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -34
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 59 39 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.85% 2.29% 4.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.61% 17.26% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 74
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,800 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £53,800 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,472
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.52%
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
261 226 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.03% 13.29% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 215 200 287
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 +20 38 £45,517 +30.04% 6
Abingdon +7 4 £38,000 +35.71%
Kidlington - 4 - - 3
Witney - 2 £27,000 -
Henley-on-Thames +2 1 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 67 (60.91%) Windows
2 62 (56.36%) VMware
3 56 (50.91%) Linux
4 50 (45.45%) WAN
5 44 (40.00%) Cisco
5 44 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (35.45%) ITIL
7 37 (33.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (30.00%) Project Management
9 31 (28.18%) Active Directory
10 29 (26.36%) SAN
10 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (25.45%) Network Security
12 26 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 25 (22.73%) Data Centre
13 25 (22.73%) Juniper
13 25 (22.73%) LAN
14 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
14 24 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (20.91%) Technical Architecture
16 21 (19.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 21 (19.09%) CommVault
17 20 (18.18%) CCNA
17 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (18.18%) Hyper-V
17 20 (18.18%) Veeam
18 19 (17.27%) Load Balancing
18 19 (17.27%) DNS
18 19 (17.27%) SQL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 14 (12.73%) IIS
2 13 (11.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.55%) Apache
7 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (45.45%) WAN
2 29 (26.36%) SAN
3 28 (25.45%) Network Security
4 25 (22.73%) LAN
5 19 (17.27%) DNS
6 18 (16.36%) TCP/IP
7 14 (12.73%) Internet
8 13 (11.82%) VPN
9 12 (10.91%) MPLS
9 12 (10.91%) OSPF
9 12 (10.91%) DHCP
10 11 (10.00%) BGP
11 10 (9.09%) SMTP
11 10 (9.09%) VoIP
12 8 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (7.27%) Wireless
13 7 (6.36%) IPsec
13 7 (6.36%) DMZ
13 7 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (5.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) MySQL
3 4 (3.64%) Big Data
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) French Language
5 1 (0.91%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (16.36%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (15.45%) Administrator
2 17 (15.45%) Architect
3 15 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (11.82%) Technical Architect
5 11 (10.00%) Analyst
6 9 (8.18%) Consultant
6 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Systems Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Desktop Support
7 8 (7.27%) Network Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Server Support
8 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.55%) Development Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Development Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) EDI
2 1 (0.91%) WAP
2 1 (0.91%) .NET
2 1 (0.91%) COM
2 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 15 (13.64%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.55%) Statistics
5 4 (3.64%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.64%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.82%) Clustering
6 2 (1.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) DTV
7 1 (0.91%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 67 (60.91%) Windows
2 56 (50.91%) Linux
3 37 (33.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (26.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.27%) UNIX
6 15 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (9.09%) CentOS
8 10 (9.09%) Ubuntu
9 8 (7.27%) Mac OS X
10 7 (6.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.55%) AIX
11 5 (4.55%) Solaris
11 5 (4.55%) Debian
12 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.73%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.82%) NetWare
14 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.45%) ITIL
2 33 (30.00%) Project Management
3 23 (20.91%) Technical Architecture
4 19 (17.27%) Load Balancing
5 15 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 15 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 14 (12.73%) Change Management
7 12 (10.91%) Service Management
8 11 (10.00%) Migration
9 10 (9.09%) Network Design
10 8 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (6.36%) ITSM
11 7 (6.36%) Release Management
11 7 (6.36%) Problem Management
11 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (5.45%) TOGAF
12 6 (5.45%) Incident Management
13 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (4.55%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.27%) SQL
2 17 (15.45%) Perl
3 15 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 15 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 9 (8.18%) Python
5 6 (5.45%) C
6 4 (3.64%) Ruby
7 3 (2.73%) VBScript
7 3 (2.73%) VB
8 2 (1.82%) Tcl
8 2 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (18.18%) CCNA
2 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (13.64%) Degree
4 10 (9.09%) MCSE
5 9 (8.18%) MCITP
6 8 (7.27%) CCNP
7 6 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.55%) MCP
8 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (3.64%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.73%) MCSA
11 1 (0.91%) CCIE
11 1 (0.91%) CCIP
11 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 44 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (28.18%) Active Directory
3 20 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.73%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.73%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) Puppet
2 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.73%) Icinga
3 3 (2.73%) SELinux
3 3 (2.73%) Cacti
3 3 (2.73%) Legato
3 3 (2.73%) Nagios
3 3 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.73%) WSUS
3 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.82%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.91%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.91%) SCCM
5 1 (0.91%) SCOM
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (56.36%) VMware
2 44 (40.00%) Cisco
3 25 (22.73%) Juniper
4 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 21 (19.09%) CommVault
6 20 (18.18%) Veeam
7 12 (10.91%) Oracle
8 10 (9.09%) Dell
9 9 (8.18%) CheckPoint
10 7 (6.36%) Citrix
10 7 (6.36%) Google
11 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.55%) F5
12 5 (4.55%) HP
13 4 (3.64%) Avaya
14 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.73%) Symantec
15 1 (0.91%) SAP
15 1 (0.91%) Sophos
15 1 (0.91%) SonicWALL
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + technical qualifications
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Posted: 7 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
INVESCO
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package commensurate to
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 18 days ago