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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 94 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +9
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 36 74 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.93% 4.04% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.32% 22.77% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34 66 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 325 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.58% 17.73% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 205 305 230
Average salary £37,500 £40,995 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.52% +17.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 21 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Abingdon -13 5 £27,500 -33.33% 1
Thame - 3 £33,000 -
Banbury - 2 £33,250 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £38,750 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (58.14%) Windows
1 50 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 40 (46.51%) VMware
3 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
4 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
6 28 (32.56%) DNS
6 28 (32.56%) Cisco
6 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
7 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (24.42%) WAN
9 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
9 19 (22.09%) VPN
10 18 (20.93%) SAN
11 17 (19.77%) Linux
12 16 (18.60%) IIS
13 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
14 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (16.28%) VLAN
15 13 (15.12%) LAN
16 12 (13.95%) SQL
16 12 (13.95%) Citrix
16 12 (13.95%) CCNA
16 12 (13.95%) Internet
16 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
17 11 (12.79%) Network Security
17 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
17 11 (12.79%) Finance
17 11 (12.79%) DHCP
18 10 (11.63%) Degree

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (43.02%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.60%) IIS
3 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) nginx
6 1 (1.16%) Lync
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.72%) TCP/IP
2 28 (32.56%) DNS
3 21 (24.42%) WAN
4 19 (22.09%) VPN
5 18 (20.93%) SAN
6 14 (16.28%) VLAN
7 13 (15.12%) LAN
8 12 (13.95%) Internet
9 11 (12.79%) Network Security
9 11 (12.79%) DHCP
10 8 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (8.14%) iSCSI
11 7 (8.14%) IPsec
12 6 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (6.98%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (5.81%) NAS
14 4 (4.65%) LDAP
14 4 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (3.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.33%) French Language
5 2 (2.33%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Consultant
2 14 (16.28%) Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Network Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (10.47%) Technical Support
7 8 (9.30%) Field Service Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.30%) Field Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Support Consultant
9 6 (6.98%) Administrator
9 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Linux Consultant
10 5 (5.81%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Technical Support Consultant
10 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (5.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) ADSI
3 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.81%) HTML
4 3 (3.49%) XML Schema
4 3 (3.49%) XML
5 1 (1.16%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.49%) Replication
2 3 (3.49%) Online Games
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.16%) Physics
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (58.14%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (19.77%) Linux
4 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.81%) UNIX
8 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.33%) NetWare
9 2 (2.33%) Debian
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.16%) CentOS
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.47%) Project Management
1 9 (10.47%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
3 5 (5.81%) Information Security
3 5 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (5.81%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (5.81%) CAD
3 5 (5.81%) ERP
3 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (4.65%) Network Architecture
4 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (3.49%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (3.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.49%) Performance Testing
5 3 (3.49%) Data Security
6 2 (2.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) PHP
4 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) VBScript
4 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.95%) CCNA
3 10 (11.63%) Degree
4 8 (9.30%) CISSP
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.81%) MCSE
7 3 (3.49%) CISMP
7 3 (3.49%) MCITP
7 3 (3.49%) CISM
7 3 (3.49%) CCNP
8 2 (2.33%) CCA
8 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (32.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.47%) XenServer
4 9 (10.47%) vSphere
5 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
6 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
7 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.16%) Postfix
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 40 (46.51%) VMware
3 28 (32.56%) Cisco
4 12 (13.95%) Citrix
5 8 (9.30%) HP
6 7 (8.14%) WatchGuard
6 7 (8.14%) Apple
7 6 (6.98%) Dell
8 5 (5.81%) ArcSight
8 5 (5.81%) Symantec
9 4 (4.65%) Juniper
9 4 (4.65%) McAfee
10 3 (3.49%) Veeam
10 3 (3.49%) F5
10 3 (3.49%) ProCurve
10 3 (3.49%) NetApp
10 3 (3.49%) EMC
11 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.33%) Brocade
11 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37,756 - 49,216 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago