Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 69 95
Rank change year-on-year -32 +26 -31
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 74 112 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.40% 3.97% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.95% 20.63% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 68 95 92
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +8.64%
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,850 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,000 £73,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 309 543 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.03% 19.24% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 275 469 365
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,600 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -40 23 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Abingdon -2 12 £45,000 - 2
Thame - 4 £35,000 -
Bicester -8 3 £33,450 -17.91% 1
Henley-on-Thames +6 2 £22,500 -25.00%
Witney -3 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Wallingford - 2 £31,250 -
Kidlington -2 1 £30,000 -52.38%
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 42 (56.76%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) Active Directory
3 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 28 (37.84%) Linux
5 26 (35.14%) Windows Server
6 23 (31.08%) LAN
6 23 (31.08%) VPN
7 22 (29.73%) WAN
8 21 (28.38%) Cisco
9 20 (27.03%) DNS
9 20 (27.03%) VMware
10 19 (25.68%) Unix
11 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (21.62%) DHCP
12 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (20.27%) DevOps
13 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
13 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (18.92%) VLAN
14 14 (18.92%) Office 365
14 14 (18.92%) Juniper
15 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
15 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
17 11 (14.86%) ITIL
17 11 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (14.86%) MPLS
17 11 (14.86%) BGP
17 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008

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 12 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Apache
3 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.41%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.92%) Office 365
3 5 (6.76%) GitHub
4 4 (5.41%) G Suite
4 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.05%) SaaS
6 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) LAN
1 23 (31.08%) VPN
2 22 (29.73%) WAN
3 20 (27.03%) DNS
4 16 (21.62%) DHCP
5 14 (18.92%) VLAN
6 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
7 11 (14.86%) BGP
7 11 (14.86%) MPLS
8 10 (13.51%) IPsec
8 10 (13.51%) IPv6
8 10 (13.51%) OSPF
9 8 (10.81%) Internet
9 8 (10.81%) VoIP
10 7 (9.46%) Ethernet
10 7 (9.46%) SAN
10 7 (9.46%) SSL
10 7 (9.46%) VPLS
11 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (8.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) IT Support
5 10 (13.51%) Network Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Juniper Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Security Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) IT Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (8.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) LDAP
1 6 (8.11%) Web Services
2 5 (6.76%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.76%) SAML
3 2 (2.70%) PostGIS
3 2 (2.70%) WAP
4 1 (1.35%) LAMP
4 1 (1.35%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.35%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.46%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.05%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.70%) Life Science
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.76%) Windows
2 28 (37.84%) Linux
3 26 (35.14%) Windows Server
4 19 (25.68%) Unix
5 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) Debian
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (20.27%) Configuration Management
2 15 (20.27%) DevOps
3 11 (14.86%) Incident Management
3 11 (14.86%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.16%) Change Management
5 8 (10.81%) OWASP
5 8 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.46%) Information Security
7 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (8.11%) Open Source
8 5 (6.76%) Change Control
8 5 (6.76%) Kanban
8 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.76%) Scrum
8 5 (6.76%) Security Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.76%) SQL
3 3 (4.05%) C-shell
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) CEH
1 11 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.51%) Degree
3 9 (12.16%) CCNP
4 8 (10.81%) CISSP
5 7 (9.46%) CCIE
6 5 (6.76%) CSSLP
6 5 (6.76%) HNC
6 5 (6.76%) MCP
6 5 (6.76%) SANS
7 4 (5.41%) CCNA
8 3 (4.05%) CISM
8 3 (4.05%) GIAC
9 2 (2.70%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.35%) MCSA
10 1 (1.35%) MCSE
10 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) GDPR
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Docker
4 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.70%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Puppet
2 6 (8.11%) Packer
2 6 (8.11%) Terraform
3 5 (6.76%) Kibana
3 5 (6.76%) logstash
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (6.76%) SCCM
3 5 (6.76%) SCOM
4 4 (5.41%) AirWatch
4 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (4.05%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.70%) Nagios
7 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.38%) Cisco
3 20 (27.03%) VMware
4 14 (18.92%) Juniper
5 7 (9.46%) HP
5 7 (9.46%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle
7 4 (5.41%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (5.41%) Google
7 4 (5.41%) SAP
7 4 (5.41%) Splunk
8 2 (2.70%) Avaya
8 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.70%) F5
9 1 (1.35%) Apple
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.35%) Nokia
9 1 (1.35%) Perforce
9 1 (1.35%) Sophos