The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 44 65 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +27
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 71 82 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.37% 4.35% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.75% 31.06% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 57 72 20
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £68,750 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
299 264 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.62% 14.00% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 263 211 167
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +28 22 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Abingdon -1 19 £30,000 -32.58% 2
Thame - 4 £40,000 -
Witney +7 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Faringdon +1 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 71 (60.68%) Windows
2 64 (54.70%) Cisco
3 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
4 44 (37.61%) VMware
5 40 (34.19%) DNS
6 39 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (31.62%) WAN
8 35 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
9 33 (28.21%) Windows Server
10 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
10 32 (27.35%) Linux
11 31 (26.50%) Sophos
12 30 (25.64%) Hyper-V
13 28 (23.93%) VPN
14 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 26 (22.22%) DHCP
15 26 (22.22%) Degree
16 25 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (20.51%) Web Services
17 24 (20.51%) Office 365
18 23 (19.66%) SAN
19 21 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
19 21 (17.95%) Internet
20 20 (17.09%) SolarWinds
20 20 (17.09%) Data Centre
21 19 (16.24%) Juniper
21 19 (16.24%) Wireless
21 19 (16.24%) VoIP
22 18 (15.38%) SMTP
23 17 (14.53%) ITIL

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.53%) Skype for Business
2 13 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.27%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.42%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Office
2 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (20.51%) Office 365
3 12 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.27%) IaaS
4 5 (4.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.19%) DNS
2 37 (31.62%) WAN
3 28 (23.93%) VPN
4 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 26 (22.22%) DHCP
6 25 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (19.66%) SAN
8 21 (17.95%) Internet
9 19 (16.24%) VoIP
9 19 (16.24%) Wireless
10 18 (15.38%) SMTP
11 16 (13.68%) ADSL
12 14 (11.97%) LAN
13 13 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (10.26%) BGP
14 12 (10.26%) Network Security
14 12 (10.26%) OSPF
15 11 (9.40%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (9.40%) iSCSI
16 10 (8.55%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) MySQL
3 5 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (4.27%) OLAP
3 5 (4.27%) OLTP
3 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.56%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Billing
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Analyst
1 32 (27.35%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 15 (12.82%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (11.97%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (11.97%) Senior Support Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 12 (10.26%) Administrator
6 12 (10.26%) Service Desk Support
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Support Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.69%) Clustering
3 8 (6.84%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.27%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Licensing
6 5 (4.27%) PKI
6 5 (4.27%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.68%) Windows
2 33 (28.21%) Windows Server
3 32 (27.35%) Linux
4 12 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 10 (8.55%) Unix
6 8 (6.84%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.42%) SUSE
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.71%) Android
10 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.85%) CentOS
11 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.53%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Email Filtering
2 14 (11.97%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (11.97%) Web Filtering
3 13 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 11 (9.40%) Presales
4 11 (9.40%) Project Management
5 10 (8.55%) Change Control
6 9 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.84%) Data Encryption
8 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.98%) High Availability
8 7 (5.98%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.13%) Coaching
9 6 (5.13%) Computer Security
9 6 (5.13%) Critical Success Factor
9 6 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.55%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.13%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) C#
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) PHP
4 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) Degree
2 21 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (11.11%) CCNA
3 13 (11.11%) CEH
3 13 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
4 10 (8.55%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.84%) CCNP
6 7 (5.98%) CCIE
7 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.71%) MCITP
10 1 (0.85%) MCSA
10 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) SLA
2 8 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
3 30 (25.64%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.97%) Xen
5 13 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (6.84%) ISA Server
7 7 (5.98%) vSphere
8 5 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Nagios
2 11 (9.40%) SCOM
3 5 (4.27%) Ansible
3 5 (4.27%) Icinga
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.42%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (54.70%) Cisco
2 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
3 44 (37.61%) VMware
4 31 (26.50%) Sophos
5 20 (17.09%) SolarWinds
6 19 (16.24%) Juniper
7 15 (12.82%) F5
8 14 (11.97%) CheckPoint
9 9 (7.69%) WatchGuard
10 7 (5.98%) Avaya
10 7 (5.98%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.98%) Palo Alto
10 7 (5.98%) Polycom
11 6 (5.13%) Forcepoint
12 5 (4.27%) Atlassian
12 5 (4.27%) Cognos
12 5 (4.27%) CommVault
12 5 (4.27%) HP
12 5 (4.27%) IBM
12 5 (4.27%) NetApp
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