Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Firewall
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 74 59
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +48
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 90 109 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.04% 3.72% 4.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.07% 21.80% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70 83 151
Oxfordshire median annual salary £41,250 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% -16.67% -5.11%
10th Percentile £25,450 £26,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,875 £70,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%

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 472 500 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.96% 17.04% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 379 416 407
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,950 £26,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +29 56 £42,500 +4.29% 3
Abingdon -26 8 £25,000 -12.28%
Witney +1 4 £32,000 +6.67%
Bicester - 3 £33,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £32,500 -
Thame -17 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Firewall
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 56 (62.22%) Cisco
2 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (36.67%) Linux
4 31 (34.44%) Network Security
5 30 (33.33%) Windows
5 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 28 (31.11%) WAN
7 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 25 (27.78%) VPN
9 23 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (25.56%) VoIP
9 23 (25.56%) LAN
10 22 (24.44%) VMware
10 22 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (23.33%) CCNP
12 20 (22.22%) DNS
12 20 (22.22%) Juniper
12 20 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (21.11%) BGP
13 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (21.11%) Windows Server
14 18 (20.00%) Degree
15 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
16 16 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
17 15 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
17 15 (16.67%) Unix
17 15 (16.67%) Web Services
17 15 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
18 14 (15.56%) Palo Alto

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 14 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) nginx
3 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.22%) Office 365
4 6 (6.67%) SaaS
5 5 (5.56%) IaaS
6 1 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) Network Security
2 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 28 (31.11%) WAN
4 25 (27.78%) VPN
5 23 (25.56%) LAN
5 23 (25.56%) VoIP
6 20 (22.22%) DNS
6 20 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 19 (21.11%) BGP
8 13 (14.44%) OSPF
9 11 (12.22%) Wireless
10 10 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (11.11%) Internet
10 10 (11.11%) MPLS
11 9 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (10.00%) DHCP
11 9 (10.00%) HSRP
11 9 (10.00%) IPsec
11 9 (10.00%) VLAN
12 8 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) MariaDB
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.11%) Redis
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (10.00%) Automotive
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 27 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 27 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Senior Security Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Administrator
6 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Network Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) WAN Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.22%) SAML
4 1 (1.11%) COM
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) HTML
4 1 (1.11%) LAMP
4 1 (1.11%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.11%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Linux
2 30 (33.33%) Windows
3 19 (21.11%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.67%) Unix
5 11 (12.22%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.33%) CentOS
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.22%) Debian
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.11%) Android
11 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
2 16 (17.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (15.56%) ITIL
3 14 (15.56%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (14.44%) Change Management
4 13 (14.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (14.44%) Web Filtering
5 12 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 12 (13.33%) Service Design
5 12 (13.33%) Time Management
6 8 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (8.89%) Software Licensing
7 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.78%) Network Architecture
7 7 (7.78%) Network Management
7 7 (7.78%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (6.67%) High Availability
8 6 (6.67%) Security Operations
8 6 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) Python
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) Perl
3 8 (8.89%) C
3 8 (8.89%) Java
3 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.89%) VB
4 7 (7.78%) C++
4 7 (7.78%) Ruby
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (25.56%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (23.33%) CCNP
3 18 (20.00%) Degree
4 15 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (6.67%) CCNA
6 5 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (2.22%) CWNA
7 2 (2.22%) MCP
7 2 (2.22%) MCSA
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CCMSE
8 1 (1.11%) CCSA
8 1 (1.11%) CCSE
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) PMO
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) Docker
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) Xen
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
4 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Nagios
2 12 (13.33%) SCOM
3 9 (10.00%) SCCM
4 3 (3.33%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) Cacti
5 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.22%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) Ansible
6 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (62.22%) Cisco
2 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.44%) VMware
4 20 (22.22%) Juniper
5 14 (15.56%) Palo Alto
5 14 (15.56%) SolarWinds
6 13 (14.44%) Citrix
7 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.56%) Meraki
9 3 (3.33%) NetApp
9 3 (3.33%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.22%) F5
11 1 (1.11%) Apple
11 1 (1.11%) CA
11 1 (1.11%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.11%) Google
11 1 (1.11%) HP
11 1 (1.11%) Sophos
11 1 (1.11%) Veeam