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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 54 97 42
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -55
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 63 28 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.94% 1.65% 5.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.68% 11.86% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 83
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -2.59%
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
266 236 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.66% 13.91% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 242 211 272
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +30 45 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Kidlington - 8 - -
Abingdon +9 2 £33,000 +13.79% 2
Faringdon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Witney - 1 £18,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 75 (60.98%) VMware
2 71 (57.72%) Windows
3 61 (49.59%) Linux
4 56 (45.53%) WAN
5 52 (42.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (38.21%) ITIL
7 42 (34.15%) Cisco
8 41 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 33 (26.83%) LAN
10 32 (26.02%) Project Management
10 32 (26.02%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (24.39%) DNS
12 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
12 28 (22.76%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (20.33%) SAN
13 25 (20.33%) CCNA
14 24 (19.51%) SQL
14 24 (19.51%) UNIX
14 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (19.51%) Network Security
14 24 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (19.51%) Data Centre
15 23 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
16 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
17 21 (17.07%) Perl
17 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (16.26%) VPN
18 20 (16.26%) Juniper
19 19 (15.45%) PRINCE2

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (11.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.57%) IIS
3 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (18.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.63%) SaaS
5 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (45.53%) WAN
2 33 (26.83%) LAN
3 30 (24.39%) DNS
4 25 (20.33%) SAN
5 24 (19.51%) Network Security
6 23 (18.70%) TCP/IP
7 20 (16.26%) VPN
8 15 (12.20%) DHCP
8 15 (12.20%) OSPF
9 14 (11.38%) BGP
10 12 (9.76%) MPLS
10 12 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (8.94%) IPsec
11 11 (8.94%) VoIP
11 11 (8.94%) DMZ
11 11 (8.94%) Internet
11 11 (8.94%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (8.13%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (7.32%) VLAN
13 9 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) MySQL
3 8 (6.50%) Big Data
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 10 (8.13%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Automotive
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (17.89%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (14.63%) Administrator
3 17 (13.82%) Architect
4 15 (12.20%) Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (10.57%) Desktop Support
5 13 (10.57%) Technical Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Network Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Server Support
7 10 (8.13%) Consultant
8 9 (7.32%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) Systems Architect
9 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
12 5 (4.07%) Account Manager
12 5 (4.07%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) EDI
2 1 (0.81%) WAP
2 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.50%) Semantic Web
5 6 (4.88%) User Experience
6 5 (4.07%) Statistics
7 3 (2.44%) Clustering
8 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) SCADA
9 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.81%) DTV
9 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (57.72%) Windows
2 61 (49.59%) Linux
3 32 (26.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (19.51%) UNIX
5 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (15.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.94%) CentOS
8 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.13%) Mac OS X
8 10 (8.13%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.32%) AIX
9 9 (7.32%) Solaris
10 8 (6.50%) Ubuntu
10 8 (6.50%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.07%) Debian
12 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.44%) NetWare
12 3 (2.44%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.21%) ITIL
2 32 (26.02%) Project Management
3 19 (15.45%) PRINCE2
4 17 (13.82%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (13.01%) Service Management
5 16 (13.01%) Service Delivery
5 16 (13.01%) Change Management
6 14 (11.38%) Load Balancing
7 12 (9.76%) Migration
8 11 (8.94%) ITSM
8 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.94%) Release Management
9 9 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.69%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (5.69%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.88%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.88%) Incident Management
12 5 (4.07%) Network Design
12 5 (4.07%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.51%) SQL
2 21 (17.07%) Perl
3 18 (14.63%) Bash Shell
4 15 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 13 (10.57%) Python
6 10 (8.13%) C
7 8 (6.50%) Ruby
8 5 (4.07%) Tcl
9 3 (2.44%) PHP
9 3 (2.44%) VBScript
9 3 (2.44%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (22.76%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (20.33%) CCNA
3 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (15.45%) Degree
5 12 (9.76%) MCITP
6 11 (8.94%) MCSE
7 9 (7.32%) CCNP
8 7 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (4.07%) MCP
10 4 (3.25%) MCSA
10 4 (3.25%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.81%) CCIE
11 1 (0.81%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (42.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.81%) XenServer
6 1 (0.81%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (13.01%) Puppet
2 7 (5.69%) SELinux
3 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.44%) WSUS
6 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.63%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.81%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.81%) SCCM
7 1 (0.81%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.81%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 75 (60.98%) VMware
2 42 (34.15%) Cisco
3 28 (22.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.26%) Juniper
5 16 (13.01%) Oracle
6 15 (12.20%) CommVault
7 14 (11.38%) Veeam
8 11 (8.94%) Google
9 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
10 9 (7.32%) Citrix
11 8 (6.50%) CheckPoint
12 7 (5.69%) HP
13 5 (4.07%) F5
14 4 (3.25%) Dell
14 4 (3.25%) Sage
15 3 (2.44%) Symantec
16 2 (1.63%) Sophos
17 1 (0.81%) Fortinet
17 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
17 1 (0.81%) Avaya
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Miele Co Ltd
Salary: Up to 26K (plus bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
JISC
Salary: From £31,342 - £39,685 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £40,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Abingdon, Oxford
Miele Co Ltd
Salary: Up to 26K (plus bonus)
Posted: 23 days ago