The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 88 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 30 85 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.90% 4.82% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 31.25% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 25 74 51
Average salary £37,500 £36,450 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £30,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,850 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 272 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.25% 15.43% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 198 235 192
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,975 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -17 10 £47,000 +17.50% 1
Abingdon -15 6 £33,000 -9.46% 1
Banbury -2 4 £37,500 +37.61%
Kidlington -10 1 £32,000 -15.78% 1
Wallingford - 1 £32,500 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 28 (44.44%) Cisco
4 25 (39.68%) WAN
5 23 (36.51%) SAN
6 22 (34.92%) MS Exchange
7 21 (33.33%) VMware
7 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (31.75%) LAN
8 20 (31.75%) VPN
9 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
10 16 (25.40%) Linux
11 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
13 12 (19.05%) Network Security
13 12 (19.05%) IIS
14 11 (17.46%) SQL
14 11 (17.46%) CCNA
14 11 (17.46%) DNS
15 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
16 9 (14.29%) Internet
17 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
17 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
17 8 (12.70%) .NET
17 8 (12.70%) CCNP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (34.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) IIS
3 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.76%) Apache
7 2 (3.17%) nginx
8 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) WAN
2 23 (36.51%) SAN
3 20 (31.75%) VPN
3 20 (31.75%) LAN
4 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 12 (19.05%) Network Security
6 11 (17.46%) DNS
7 9 (14.29%) Internet
8 8 (12.70%) iSCSI
9 7 (11.11%) BGP
9 7 (11.11%) DHCP
10 6 (9.52%) VLAN
10 6 (9.52%) NAS
10 6 (9.52%) OSPF
11 5 (7.94%) IPsec
11 5 (7.94%) MPLS
11 5 (7.94%) SNMP
12 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Consultant
3 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Field Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Field Service Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (11.11%) Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Network Support
8 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Support
9 4 (6.35%) Head of IT
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) XML Schema
3 2 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.17%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.59%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Biotechnology
1 4 (6.35%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Online Games
3 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Physics
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (57.14%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.40%) Linux
4 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.35%) UNIX
7 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.35%) CentOS
8 3 (4.76%) Debian
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.59%) SUSE
10 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.52%) Network Design
1 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (7.94%) ITIL
3 4 (6.35%) Project Management
3 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
4 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 3 (4.76%) Time Management
4 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.17%) Change Management
5 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.17%) Network Management
5 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.17%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (3.17%) DevOps
6 1 (1.59%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) C
3 3 (4.76%) Perl
3 3 (4.76%) PHP
4 2 (3.17%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (17.46%) CCNA
3 8 (12.70%) CCNP
4 7 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) CISSP
6 3 (4.76%) MCSE
6 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CCA
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
1 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (6.35%) vSphere
6 3 (4.76%) XenServer
7 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.17%) Xen
8 1 (1.59%) Postfix
8 1 (1.59%) XenApp
8 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.59%) Dovecot
8 1 (1.59%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) WSUS
2 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 28 (44.44%) Cisco
3 21 (33.33%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) F5
4 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.11%) NetApp
5 7 (11.11%) HP
5 7 (11.11%) Dell
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
6 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 6 (9.52%) Juniper
6 6 (9.52%) Brocade
6 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.35%) Avaya
8 3 (4.76%) EMC
8 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.17%) Percona
9 2 (3.17%) New Relic
9 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 days ago
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago