Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 91 69
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 56 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.57% 2.04% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.27% 15.15% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 68
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -2.98% -16.00%
10th Percentile £25,650 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £56,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £41,250 £35,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +17.86% -16.67% -5.11%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 185 198 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.81% 13.46% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 152 176 177
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,525 £24,875 £23,100
90th Percentile £63,675 £61,250 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 35 (62.50%) Cisco
2 25 (44.64%) TCP/IP
3 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.07%) Linux
4 22 (39.29%) VPN
4 22 (39.29%) Network Security
5 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (35.71%) WAN
7 19 (33.93%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (33.93%) BGP
8 18 (32.14%) LAN
8 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (32.14%) Degree
9 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (30.36%) Mentoring
9 17 (30.36%) Juniper
10 16 (28.57%) DNS
10 16 (28.57%) CCNP
10 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 15 (26.79%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (26.79%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (25.00%) Palo Alto
12 14 (25.00%) VoIP
12 14 (25.00%) Nagios
12 14 (25.00%) Unix
12 14 (25.00%) Web Services
12 14 (25.00%) ITIL
13 13 (23.21%) Change Management
13 13 (23.21%) OSPF

Firewall
Co-occurring 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 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.71%) SaaS
4 5 (8.93%) IaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Office 365
6 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 25 (44.64%) TCP/IP
2 22 (39.29%) Network Security
2 22 (39.29%) VPN
3 20 (35.71%) WAN
4 19 (33.93%) BGP
4 19 (33.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (32.14%) LAN
6 16 (28.57%) DNS
7 14 (25.00%) VoIP
8 13 (23.21%) OSPF
9 10 (17.86%) MPLS
10 9 (16.07%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (16.07%) IPsec
11 8 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 8 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 8 (14.29%) HSRP
11 8 (14.29%) Wireless
12 7 (12.50%) VRRP
13 6 (10.71%) VLAN
13 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.36%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 26 (46.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 26 (46.43%) Security Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Senior Security Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) LAN Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Network Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Juniper Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.57%) SAML
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.79%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 15 (26.79%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Linux
2 14 (25.00%) Unix
3 10 (17.86%) Windows
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.36%) CentOS
6 2 (3.57%) Debian
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Mentoring
2 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (23.21%) Change Management
3 13 (23.21%) Web Filtering
4 12 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 12 (21.43%) Service Design
4 12 (21.43%) Time Management
5 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 7 (12.50%) Network Management
6 7 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (10.71%) Change Control
7 6 (10.71%) High Availability
7 6 (10.71%) OWASP
7 6 (10.71%) Security Operations
7 6 (10.71%) Statistics
7 6 (10.71%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Python
2 8 (14.29%) C
2 8 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) Perl
3 7 (12.50%) C++
3 7 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (3.57%) PHP
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 16 (28.57%) CCNP
3 15 (26.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (10.71%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) CCIE
5 2 (3.57%) CWNA
5 2 (3.57%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCMSE
6 1 (1.79%) CCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCSE
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.79%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.79%) MCP
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) PMO
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Nagios
2 12 (21.43%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) Cacti
3 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.57%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Salt
4 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Cisco
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.36%) Juniper
4 14 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 12 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 12 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 9 (16.07%) VMware
7 5 (8.93%) Meraki
8 4 (7.14%) Citrix
9 3 (5.36%) NetApp
9 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.79%) CA
10 1 (1.79%) F5
10 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.79%) HP