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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 50 61 70
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 67 58 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.79% 4.08% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.67% 27.75% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 48
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +15.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 283 209 222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.23% 14.69% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 265 181 181
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Firewall as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 29 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Banbury - 7 £38,750 - 1
Abingdon +9 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Witney - 5 £40,000 -
Bicester - 2 £40,750 -
Kidlington - 1 £60,000 -
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 89 (61.38%) Windows
2 82 (56.55%) Cisco
3 74 (51.03%) Microsoft
4 67 (46.21%) VPN
5 46 (31.72%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (28.28%) Degree
6 41 (28.28%) Active Directory
7 35 (24.14%) VMware
7 35 (24.14%) F5
7 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
8 32 (22.07%) Wireless
8 32 (22.07%) SolarWinds
9 31 (21.38%) Sophos
9 31 (21.38%) Skype for Business
10 30 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (19.31%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (19.31%) WAN
11 28 (19.31%) Linux
12 27 (18.62%) LAN
12 27 (18.62%) Hyper-V
12 27 (18.62%) Cisco Wireless
13 26 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (17.24%) DNS
15 24 (16.55%) BGP
15 24 (16.55%) OSPF
16 22 (15.17%) VoIP
16 22 (15.17%) DHCP
16 22 (15.17%) Forefront TMG
16 22 (15.17%) Office 365
17 21 (14.48%) Windows Server 2008

Firewall
Top Related 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 31 (21.38%) Skype for Business
2 9 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.14%) IIS
4 5 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.76%) Apache
5 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.93%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (15.17%) Office 365
3 18 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (46.21%) VPN
2 46 (31.72%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (22.07%) Wireless
4 28 (19.31%) WAN
5 27 (18.62%) Cisco Wireless
5 27 (18.62%) LAN
6 25 (17.24%) DNS
7 24 (16.55%) BGP
7 24 (16.55%) OSPF
8 22 (15.17%) DHCP
8 22 (15.17%) VoIP
9 17 (11.72%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (11.72%) Cisco ISE
9 17 (11.72%) WAAS
10 16 (11.03%) Network Security
11 15 (10.34%) IPsec
11 15 (10.34%) TCP/IP
12 14 (9.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (8.97%) Internet
14 12 (8.28%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) MySQL
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.69%) Redis
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.76%) Bower
2 4 (2.76%) gulp
3 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (5.52%) Automotive
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 6 (4.14%) Marketing
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (32.41%) Analyst
2 33 (22.76%) Network Analyst
3 29 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 29 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 19 (13.10%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) Server Analyst
5 15 (10.34%) Windows Server Analyst
6 14 (9.66%) IT Support
6 14 (9.66%) Network Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (8.97%) Administrator
8 12 (8.28%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.90%) Engineering Manager
10 10 (6.90%) IT Analyst
10 10 (6.90%) Network Engineering Manager
10 10 (6.90%) Network Manager
10 10 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.66%) Web Services
2 7 (4.83%) REST
3 4 (2.76%) .NET
3 4 (2.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.76%) jQuery
3 4 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (2.76%) WCF
4 3 (2.07%) SOAP
4 3 (2.07%) XML
5 2 (1.38%) LAMP
6 1 (0.69%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.66%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.83%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (3.45%) Clustering
4 5 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.69%) PKI
7 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (61.38%) Windows
2 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 28 (19.31%) Linux
4 21 (14.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (8.28%) Windows 10
6 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.90%) Unix
8 9 (6.21%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.83%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.76%) CentOS
11 4 (2.76%) Debian
11 4 (2.76%) SUSE
11 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.07%) Solaris
13 1 (0.69%) Fedora
13 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.72%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (10.34%) ITIL
3 13 (8.97%) Presales
4 12 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 10 (6.90%) High Availability
5 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 9 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (4.83%) Change Control
8 7 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.83%) Data Encryption
8 7 (4.83%) Open Source
8 7 (4.83%) Software Licensing
9 6 (4.14%) Project Management
10 5 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.45%) IT Audit
10 5 (3.45%) Performance Management
11 4 (2.76%) Coaching
11 4 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.76%) C#
2 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.38%) Java
4 2 (1.38%) Python
4 2 (1.38%) SQL
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (28.28%) Degree
2 28 (19.31%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (11.72%) CCNA
4 16 (11.03%) CCNP
5 11 (7.59%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (7.59%) Security+ Certification
6 10 (6.90%) CCIE
6 10 (6.90%) CEH
7 7 (4.83%) HND
7 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.76%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.69%) CISSP
12 1 (0.69%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.69%) MCITP
12 1 (0.69%) MCSE
12 1 (0.69%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (28.28%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.62%) Hyper-V
4 22 (15.17%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (7.59%) Xen
6 8 (5.52%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.69%) KVM
7 1 (0.69%) NFS
7 1 (0.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (10.34%) SCOM
2 13 (8.97%) Nagios
2 13 (8.97%) SCCM
3 4 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.76%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.76%) SmoothWall
4 2 (1.38%) Ansible
4 2 (1.38%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.69%) logstash
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.69%) Salt
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (56.55%) Cisco
2 74 (51.03%) Microsoft
3 35 (24.14%) F5
3 35 (24.14%) VMware
4 32 (22.07%) SolarWinds
5 31 (21.38%) Sophos
6 21 (14.48%) Juniper
7 18 (12.41%) Forcepoint
8 14 (9.66%) WatchGuard
9 13 (8.97%) Palo Alto
10 12 (8.28%) CheckPoint
11 11 (7.59%) Avaya
11 11 (7.59%) HP
12 10 (6.90%) Blue Coat
12 10 (6.90%) Polycom
13 9 (6.21%) Red Hat
14 6 (4.14%) Citrix
15 5 (3.45%) ProCurve
15 5 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (3.45%) SonicWALL
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum PLUS 20% bonus + Pension + Private H
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 pa
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Activate Learning
Salary: From £36,251 to £38,454 per annum Salary: £36,251 - £38,454 DOE
Posted: 23 days ago