The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 47 53 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 29 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.19% 3.23% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.66% 24.42% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 14
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £75,000
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 Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 113 86 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 16.33% 13.23% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 109 75 84
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -2.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Firewall
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Oxford

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Oxford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Oxford

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 39 (69.64%) VPN
3 33 (58.93%) Cisco
3 33 (58.93%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (55.36%) F5
5 30 (53.57%) Windows
6 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 18 (32.14%) Forefront TMG
7 18 (32.14%) SolarWinds
8 17 (30.36%) WAAS
8 17 (30.36%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (30.36%) Skype for Business
8 17 (30.36%) Cisco Wireless
8 17 (30.36%) Cisco ISE
8 17 (30.36%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (30.36%) Forcepoint
8 17 (30.36%) Wireless
9 14 (25.00%) OSPF
9 14 (25.00%) BGP
9 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 14 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (21.43%) VMware
11 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.71%) WatchGuard
14 6 (10.71%) Office 365
15 5 (8.93%) REST

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (30.36%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.93%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (69.64%) VPN
2 33 (58.93%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco ISE
3 17 (30.36%) Cisco Wireless
3 17 (30.36%) WAAS
3 17 (30.36%) Wireless
4 14 (25.00%) BGP
4 14 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (7.14%) DNS
5 4 (7.14%) VLAN
6 3 (5.36%) Internet
6 3 (5.36%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.36%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) WAN
7 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Bower
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.14%) gulp
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Analyst
2 31 (55.36%) Network Analyst
3 28 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 28 (50.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Server Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) IT Support
6 5 (8.93%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) REST
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (7.14%) jQuery
2 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Windows
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (7.14%) MVC
2 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Security
3 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (5.36%) Presales
4 2 (3.57%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.79%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Information Security
5 1 (1.79%) IT Strategy
5 1 (1.79%) Network Design
5 1 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (1.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) C#
1 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) MCSA
1 1 (1.79%) MCSE
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Forefront TMG
2 14 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.57%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 33 (58.93%) Cisco
3 31 (55.36%) F5
4 18 (32.14%) SolarWinds
5 17 (30.36%) Forcepoint
6 12 (21.43%) VMware
7 6 (10.71%) WatchGuard
8 5 (8.93%) SonicWALL
8 5 (8.93%) Sophos
9 4 (7.14%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.79%) HP
10 1 (1.79%) Juniper
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle
10 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.79%) SAP
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