Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 89 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 71 84 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.87% 2.70% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.39% 17.54% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 94
Oxfordshire median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.12% +21.43% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +0.57%

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 269 479 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.87% 15.37% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 227 375 448
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% -4.49% +11.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,425
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,150 £61,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -22 27 £50,500 +1.00% 10
Thame +15 16 £30,000 -33.33%
Abingdon +22 13 £43,250 +73.00% 5
Banbury - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bicester -1 1 £33,450 -0.15%
Burford - 1 £25,000 -
Wantage - 1 £52,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 51 (71.83%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Linux
3 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (35.21%) DNS
5 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (30.99%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (29.58%) VMware
8 20 (28.17%) Python
8 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
9 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
9 19 (26.76%) DHCP
10 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
10 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
10 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
10 18 (25.35%) Office 365
11 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (22.54%) Google
13 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
13 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (21.13%) C#
13 15 (21.13%) C++
13 15 (21.13%) Time Management
13 15 (21.13%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (21.13%) Prototyping
14 14 (19.72%) WPF
15 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
16 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
16 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (16.90%) VPN
16 12 (16.90%) Cisco

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 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (25.35%) Office 365
4 15 (21.13%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (8.45%) iTunes
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.82%) G Suite
8 1 (1.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.21%) DNS
2 19 (26.76%) DHCP
3 18 (25.35%) TCP/IP
4 12 (16.90%) VPN
5 9 (12.68%) VoIP
6 8 (11.27%) Wireless
7 7 (9.86%) WAN
7 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (8.45%) ADSL
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (7.04%) LAN
10 4 (5.63%) Internet
10 4 (5.63%) VLAN
11 3 (4.23%) Network Security
11 3 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (4.23%) SSL
12 2 (2.82%) Kerberos
13 1 (1.41%) BGP
13 1 (1.41%) MPLS
13 1 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Lake
1 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Software Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (18.31%) Support Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Network Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) IT Support
5 9 (12.68%) Support Technician
6 8 (11.27%) Administrator
6 8 (11.27%) IT Support Technician
6 8 (11.27%) IT Technician
7 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Network Support
7 7 (9.86%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (8.45%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) WPF
2 2 (2.82%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) Node.js
2 2 (2.82%) SAML
3 1 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.41%) PHP-FPM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.45%) iPhone
1 6 (8.45%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (7.04%) Life Science
3 4 (5.63%) CMDB
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Linux
3 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.63%) Unix
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.41%) Debian
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) Prototyping
2 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
2 15 (21.13%) Time Management
3 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
5 8 (11.27%) Hardware Maintenance
6 7 (9.86%) DevOps
7 6 (8.45%) Information Security
7 6 (8.45%) ITIL
7 6 (8.45%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.04%) Microservices
9 4 (5.63%) Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) Service Management
10 3 (4.23%) Server Building
11 2 (2.82%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (2.82%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) Python
2 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
3 15 (21.13%) C#
3 15 (21.13%) C++
4 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.63%) C-shell
6 3 (4.23%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) Perl
7 2 (2.82%) SQL
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 8 (11.27%) CCNA
2 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.63%) MCP
4 3 (4.23%) CCIE
4 3 (4.23%) CCNP
4 3 (4.23%) CISSP
5 2 (2.82%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.82%) MCSA
5 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCDA
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.41%) MCTS
6 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.68%) pfSense
5 7 (9.86%) Xen
6 6 (8.45%) KVM
7 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.82%) Docker
8 2 (2.82%) XenApp
9 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Icinga
1 6 (8.45%) Nagios
2 4 (5.63%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) VMware
2 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.54%) Google
4 12 (16.90%) Cisco
5 8 (11.27%) SonicWALL
5 8 (11.27%) WatchGuard
6 6 (8.45%) Veritas
7 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.04%) Meraki
7 5 (7.04%) Palo Alto
7 5 (7.04%) Sophos
8 4 (5.63%) HP
8 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.23%) SAP
10 2 (2.82%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle
11 1 (1.41%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.41%) Huawei
11 1 (1.41%) Perforce