Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 52 77
Rank change year-on-year -57 +25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 73 137 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.32% 5.08% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.06% 24.64% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 63 120 113
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% +1.73%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,875 £74,500
South East median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +7.14%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 383 556 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.17% 20.63% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 300 503 383
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +18.92%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,857 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.84% -1.73% +3.22%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Oxfordshire

Firewall
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -38 32 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Bicester +6 6 £33,500 -17.79%
Abingdon -29 5 £46,250 +27.59% 3
Henley-on-Thames +4 2 £22,500 -25.00%
Wallingford - 2 £31,250 - 1
Thame -21 1 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 32 (43.84%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Unix
3 24 (32.88%) Cisco
3 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
4 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
5 19 (26.03%) Linux
5 19 (26.03%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (24.66%) DNS
6 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (23.29%) VPN
7 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
8 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (20.55%) Juniper
9 15 (20.55%) CCNP
10 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
10 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (17.81%) OWASP
11 13 (17.81%) CEH
11 13 (17.81%) Incident Management
12 12 (16.44%) BGP
13 11 (15.07%) Network Security
13 11 (15.07%) Office 365
14 10 (13.70%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (13.70%) DevOps
14 10 (13.70%) Change Management
14 10 (13.70%) MPLS
14 10 (13.70%) OSPF
14 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (13.70%) MySQL

Firewall
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (8.22%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) nginx
2 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (23.29%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (15.07%) Office 365
4 9 (12.33%) SaaS
5 5 (6.85%) GitHub
6 4 (5.48%) G Suite
6 4 (5.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (2.74%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) DNS
2 17 (23.29%) VPN
3 12 (16.44%) BGP
4 11 (15.07%) Network Security
5 10 (13.70%) MPLS
5 10 (13.70%) OSPF
6 9 (12.33%) DHCP
6 9 (12.33%) WAN
7 8 (10.96%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (10.96%) IPsec
7 8 (10.96%) LAN
7 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.59%) IPv6
8 7 (9.59%) SSL
9 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
9 6 (8.22%) VLAN
9 6 (8.22%) VoIP
9 6 (8.22%) VPLS
10 5 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) MySQL
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) MariaDB
3 3 (4.11%) Redis
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.48%) Automotive
2 3 (4.11%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Analyst
1 19 (26.03%) Security Analyst
2 16 (21.92%) Network Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Incident Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Security Incident Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) IT Support
7 7 (9.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Security Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Applications Tester
8 6 (8.22%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (8.22%) Security Tester
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Web Services
2 6 (8.22%) SAML
3 5 (6.85%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.48%) LDAP
5 3 (4.11%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (4.11%) PHP-FPM
6 2 (2.74%) LAMP
6 2 (2.74%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
1 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.59%) Security Operations Centre
1 7 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.74%) Life Science
4 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.84%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Unix
3 19 (26.03%) Linux
4 14 (19.18%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.85%) Debian
7 5 (6.85%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.74%) CentOS
9 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
3 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (17.81%) Incident Management
4 13 (17.81%) OWASP
5 10 (13.70%) Change Management
5 10 (13.70%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (13.70%) DevOps
5 10 (13.70%) ITIL
6 9 (12.33%) Change Control
6 9 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.33%) Statistics
7 7 (9.59%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (9.59%) Security Operations
8 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.22%) Security Patching
8 6 (8.22%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Kanban
9 5 (6.85%) Open Source
9 5 (6.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) Python
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) Perl
2 4 (5.48%) PHP
3 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.11%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (20.55%) CCNP
3 13 (17.81%) CEH
4 7 (9.59%) Degree
5 6 (8.22%) CCIE
5 6 (8.22%) CISSP
5 6 (8.22%) CSSLP
5 6 (8.22%) SANS
6 5 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.11%) CCNA
8 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) GDPR
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Docker
3 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.11%) VirtualBox
4 3 (4.11%) Xen
5 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Puppet
2 6 (8.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (6.85%) Kibana
3 5 (6.85%) logstash
3 5 (6.85%) Packer
3 5 (6.85%) Terraform
4 4 (5.48%) AirWatch
4 4 (5.48%) SCCM
4 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Cisco
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Juniper
3 9 (12.33%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Google
4 5 (6.85%) Oracle
5 4 (5.48%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (5.48%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.48%) Splunk
6 3 (4.11%) Avaya
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.74%) F5
7 2 (2.74%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Apple
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) Perforce
8 1 (1.37%) Sophos