Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 51 66
Rank change year-on-year -41 +15 +39
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 82 138 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.69% 5.19% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.98% 24.51% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 69 108 136
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -7.61%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +9.09%

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 432 563 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.16% 21.17% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 333 490 341
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +28.79%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -10 47 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Abingdon -40 7 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Bicester - 4 £33,500 - 1
Witney 0 3 £30,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £32,500 - 1
Thame -23 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 42 (51.22%) Cisco
2 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
3 27 (32.93%) Unix
3 27 (32.93%) Network Security
4 26 (31.71%) Windows
5 25 (30.49%) DNS
6 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
6 21 (25.61%) Linux
7 20 (24.39%) VoIP
7 20 (24.39%) VMware
7 20 (24.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (23.17%) WAN
8 19 (23.17%) VPN
8 19 (23.17%) Windows Server
9 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (20.73%) Juniper
9 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (19.51%) CCNP
11 15 (18.29%) LAN
12 14 (17.07%) BGP
12 14 (17.07%) Degree
12 14 (17.07%) Office 365
13 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
13 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
14 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
14 12 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (13.41%) OWASP

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 13 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.10%) nginx
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (17.07%) Office 365
4 9 (10.98%) SaaS
5 4 (4.88%) IaaS
6 2 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.93%) Network Security
2 25 (30.49%) DNS
3 21 (25.61%) TCP/IP
4 20 (24.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (24.39%) VoIP
5 19 (23.17%) VPN
5 19 (23.17%) WAN
6 15 (18.29%) LAN
7 14 (17.07%) BGP
8 10 (12.20%) DHCP
9 9 (10.98%) OSPF
9 9 (10.98%) VLAN
10 7 (8.54%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (8.54%) IPsec
10 7 (8.54%) SAN
10 7 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.10%) Internet
11 5 (6.10%) MPLS
11 5 (6.10%) SSL
11 5 (6.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.44%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.44%) Redis
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (4.88%) Automotive
1 4 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.39%) Network Security Engineer
2 20 (24.39%) Security Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) Security Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Incident Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Security Incident Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Administrator
5 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) IT Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) IT Support
7 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Firewall Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) Web Services
2 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 3 (3.66%) SAML
3 2 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.44%) PHP-FPM
4 1 (1.22%) COM
4 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Unix
2 26 (31.71%) Windows
3 21 (25.61%) Linux
4 19 (23.17%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.66%) CentOS
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.44%) Debian
10 1 (1.22%) Android
10 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
1 12 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (13.41%) OWASP
3 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 9 (10.98%) Change Control
4 9 (10.98%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (10.98%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.98%) Statistics
5 8 (9.76%) Change Management
5 8 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (9.76%) Web Filtering
6 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.54%) Time Management
7 6 (7.32%) ITIL
7 6 (7.32%) Security Operations
7 6 (7.32%) Security Patching
8 5 (6.10%) DevOps
8 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.10%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) Python
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.76%) VB
3 7 (8.54%) Perl
4 6 (7.32%) Java
5 5 (6.10%) C
6 4 (4.88%) C++
6 4 (4.88%) Ruby
7 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.51%) CCNP
3 14 (17.07%) Degree
4 11 (13.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.32%) CEH
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
7 2 (2.44%) CISSP
7 2 (2.44%) CSSLP
7 2 (2.44%) CWNA
7 2 (2.44%) MCP
7 2 (2.44%) SANS
8 1 (1.22%) CCIE
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.22%) MCSA
8 1 (1.22%) MCSE
8 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) PMO
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.44%) Docker
4 2 (2.44%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.44%) Xen
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.22%) XenApp
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Nagios
2 6 (7.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (6.10%) SCCM
3 5 (6.10%) SCOM
4 4 (4.88%) Puppet
5 2 (2.44%) Cacti
5 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) Salt
5 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.44%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) Ansible
6 1 (1.22%) Kibana
6 1 (1.22%) logstash
6 1 (1.22%) Packer
6 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Cisco
2 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (24.39%) VMware
4 17 (20.73%) Juniper
5 11 (13.41%) Citrix
6 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.54%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.32%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.44%) Meraki
9 1 (1.22%) Apple
9 1 (1.22%) Avaya
9 1 (1.22%) F5
9 1 (1.22%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.22%) Google
9 1 (1.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle
9 1 (1.22%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.22%) Sophos