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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 74 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 -40  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 19 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.67% 1.48% 5.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.45% 12.22% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 45
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £56,250 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  

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 103 90 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 14.49% 12.08% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 280 148 540
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £58,300 £62,375
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (76.09%) VPN
2 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (60.87%) Cisco
4 25 (54.35%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (45.65%) Windows
6 19 (41.30%) Wireless
7 17 (36.96%) F5
8 16 (34.78%) SolarWinds
9 14 (30.43%) BGP
10 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
12 11 (23.91%) WAN
13 10 (21.74%) Forcepoint
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (21.74%) WAAS
13 10 (21.74%) Skype for Business
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
14 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
14 9 (19.57%) OSPF
14 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
14 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
14 9 (19.57%) Linux
15 8 (17.39%) LAN
15 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (17.39%) MPLS
15 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
15 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS

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 10 (21.74%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (76.09%) VPN
2 25 (54.35%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (41.30%) Wireless
4 14 (30.43%) BGP
5 12 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (23.91%) WAN
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (21.74%) WAAS
8 9 (19.57%) OSPF
8 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.39%) LAN
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
9 8 (17.39%) Network Security
10 7 (15.22%) DNS
11 6 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (13.04%) VoIP
12 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (6.52%) HSRP
13 3 (6.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Bower
2 2 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco Analyst
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 16 (34.78%) Network Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Server Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Manager
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.87%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 9 (19.57%) Linux
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
6 4 (8.70%) Unix
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Hardware Maintenance
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.87%) Security Operations
3 5 (10.87%) Service Design
3 5 (10.87%) Time Management
3 5 (10.87%) Web Filtering
4 4 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (6.52%) Task Automation
6 2 (4.35%) High Availability
6 2 (4.35%) MVC
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.35%) C
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) C++
2 2 (4.35%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Ruby
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.22%) CCNP
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) CCMSE
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCSE
5 1 (2.17%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) FortiGate
1 6 (13.04%) Nagios
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) Cisco
3 17 (36.96%) F5
4 16 (34.78%) SolarWinds
5 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
6 10 (21.74%) Forcepoint
7 9 (19.57%) Palo Alto
8 7 (15.22%) Juniper
8 7 (15.22%) VMware
9 6 (13.04%) Meraki
10 5 (10.87%) SonicWALL
10 5 (10.87%) Sophos
10 5 (10.87%) WatchGuard
11 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
12 1 (2.17%) CA
12 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.17%) HP
12 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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