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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 83 53
Rank change year-on-year +21 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 51 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.81% 2.61% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.69% 18.14% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 56
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,400 £73,300 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20%  

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 259 237 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 19.34% 14.36% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 203 184 238
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -14.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +15 19 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Witney - 5 £37,500 -
Abingdon +19 3 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Kidlington - 2 £63,000 -
Henley-on-Thames -7 1 £30,000 -66.66%
Banbury - 1 £42,500 - 1
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 71 (59.66%) Cisco
2 67 (56.30%) Windows
3 64 (53.78%) VPN
4 58 (48.74%) Microsoft
5 41 (34.45%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (30.25%) Linux
7 35 (29.41%) LAN
8 33 (27.73%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (25.21%) CCNP
9 30 (25.21%) WAN
9 30 (25.21%) SolarWinds
10 25 (21.01%) BGP
11 24 (20.17%) Wireless
11 24 (20.17%) CheckPoint
11 24 (20.17%) Degree
12 22 (18.49%) Juniper
12 22 (18.49%) Active Directory
13 21 (17.65%) SCCM
13 21 (17.65%) Palo Alto
14 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (16.81%) OSPF
15 19 (15.97%) MPLS
15 19 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (15.97%) F5
16 18 (15.13%) Nagios
16 18 (15.13%) Automotive
16 18 (15.13%) Windows Server
17 17 (14.29%) Windows 10
17 17 (14.29%) Internet
17 17 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

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 (10.92%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.20%) IIS
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
3 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.84%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (53.78%) VPN
2 41 (34.45%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (29.41%) LAN
4 30 (25.21%) WAN
5 25 (21.01%) BGP
6 24 (20.17%) Wireless
7 20 (16.81%) OSPF
8 19 (15.97%) MPLS
9 17 (14.29%) Internet
10 15 (12.61%) Network Security
11 14 (11.76%) DHCP
12 13 (10.92%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (10.92%) Cisco Wireless
12 13 (10.92%) DNS
12 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
12 13 (10.92%) VoIP
13 11 (9.24%) Cisco ISE
13 11 (9.24%) WAAS
14 9 (7.56%) WLAN
15 8 (6.72%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.84%) Redis
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.68%) Bower
2 2 (1.68%) gulp
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (15.13%) Automotive
2 4 (3.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.09%) Network Engineer
2 23 (19.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (16.81%) Analyst
4 18 (15.13%) Cisco Analyst
4 18 (15.13%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 18 (15.13%) Network Analyst
5 12 (10.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Security Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Server Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Windows Server Analyst
7 10 (8.40%) Administrator
7 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.40%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.56%) Network Manager
9 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) IT Support
9 7 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) Web Services
2 5 (4.20%) REST
2 5 (4.20%) XML
3 3 (2.52%) SOAP
4 2 (1.68%) .NET
4 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.68%) jQuery
4 2 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.68%) WCF
5 1 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) HTML
5 1 (0.84%) LAMP
5 1 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.56%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.84%) Clustering
7 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.84%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (56.30%) Windows
2 36 (30.25%) Linux
3 18 (15.13%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 17 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.72%) Unix
5 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.20%) CentOS
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.36%) Debian
8 3 (2.52%) Solaris
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.84%) Fedora
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.84%) VMS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (13.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (13.45%) Software Licensing
3 14 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (10.92%) Presales
5 12 (10.08%) ITIL
6 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.72%) Time Management
8 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 7 (5.88%) Change Management
8 7 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (5.88%) Web Filtering
9 6 (5.04%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.20%) Hardware Maintenance
10 5 (4.20%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.20%) Security Operations
10 5 (4.20%) Service Design
11 4 (3.36%) High Availability
11 4 (3.36%) Network Design
11 4 (3.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) Java
2 4 (3.36%) Python
3 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.52%) Perl
3 3 (2.52%) Ruby
4 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.68%) C#
4 2 (1.68%) C++
4 2 (1.68%) PHP
4 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (27.73%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (25.21%) CCNP
3 24 (20.17%) Degree
4 12 (10.08%) CCNA
5 10 (8.40%) CCIE
5 10 (8.40%) HND
6 8 (6.72%) CCDA
6 8 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.52%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.52%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.68%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.68%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.84%) CISSP
11 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.84%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.84%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (18.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.40%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.84%) NFS
5 1 (0.84%) Postfix
5 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) SCCM
2 18 (15.13%) Nagios
3 16 (13.45%) SCOM
4 7 (5.88%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.52%) Puppet
5 3 (2.52%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.68%) Ansible
7 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.84%) logstash
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.84%) Salt
7 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (59.66%) Cisco
2 58 (48.74%) Microsoft
3 30 (25.21%) SolarWinds
4 24 (20.17%) CheckPoint
5 22 (18.49%) Juniper
6 21 (17.65%) Palo Alto
7 19 (15.97%) F5
8 12 (10.08%) Forcepoint
8 12 (10.08%) VMware
9 11 (9.24%) HP
10 9 (7.56%) Aruba
10 9 (7.56%) Meru Networks
10 9 (7.56%) ProCurve
10 9 (7.56%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (7.56%) Sophos
10 9 (7.56%) WatchGuard
11 7 (5.88%) Meraki
12 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.20%) SonicWALL
13 4 (3.36%) EMC
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