The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bicester with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Oxfordshire / Bicester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bicester 12.50% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £40,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bicester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 11 2
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bicester 25.00% 33.33% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Median salary £41,500 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.95% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Bicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bicester citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Bicester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Bicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall in Bicester.

Salary trend for Firewall in Bicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Bicester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bicester 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) WatchGuard