Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 81 91
Rank change year-on-year -35 +10 -36
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 60 90 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.13% 3.28% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.14% 19.07% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 69 77
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,375 £27,500 £26,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,000 £70,000
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 271 472 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.63% 17.19% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 238 381 386
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69% +10.63%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -45 18 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Abingdon +9 13 £45,000 +16.13% 3
Thame -5 7 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Witney -2 2 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Bicester - 2 £29,225 -
Kidlington -3 1 £30,000 -52.38%
Wantage - 1 £52,500 -
Firewall
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (43.33%) DNS
4 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 26 (43.33%) VMware
5 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (28.33%) LAN
8 17 (28.33%) DHCP
9 16 (26.67%) WAN
9 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 16 (26.67%) VPN
9 16 (26.67%) Office 365
10 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
11 13 (21.67%) VLAN
11 13 (21.67%) Cisco
12 11 (18.33%) Unix
12 11 (18.33%) Degree
12 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (18.33%) DevOps
13 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
13 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (15.00%) Juniper
13 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (13.33%) SonicWALL
14 8 (13.33%) WatchGuard
14 8 (13.33%) pfSense

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 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Office 365
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) DNS
2 17 (28.33%) DHCP
2 17 (28.33%) LAN
3 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (26.67%) VPN
3 16 (26.67%) WAN
4 13 (21.67%) VLAN
5 8 (13.33%) Internet
6 6 (10.00%) BGP
6 6 (10.00%) SAN
7 5 (8.33%) IPsec
7 5 (8.33%) IPv6
7 5 (8.33%) Network Security
7 5 (8.33%) OSPF
7 5 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (8.33%) SSL
7 5 (8.33%) Wireless
8 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (6.67%) MPLS
8 4 (6.67%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Administrator
3 9 (15.00%) IT Support
3 9 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Network Support
7 4 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (3.33%) PostGIS
2 2 (3.33%) SAML
3 1 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) WAP
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) Fintech
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 25 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (18.33%) Unix
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (18.33%) DevOps
4 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.33%) Hardware Maintenance
5 8 (13.33%) Information Security
6 6 (10.00%) Analytics
6 6 (10.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Server Building
8 4 (6.67%) OWASP
9 3 (5.00%) Change Control
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.00%) ISMS
9 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.00%) Statistics
9 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) C-shell
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) MCP
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) CISSP
3 5 (8.33%) HNC
4 4 (6.67%) CCIE
4 4 (6.67%) CCNP
5 3 (5.00%) CEH
5 3 (5.00%) CISM
5 3 (5.00%) GIAC
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) MCSA
7 1 (1.67%) MCSE
7 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.33%) pfSense
4 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.00%) KVM
4 6 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.00%) Xen
5 2 (3.33%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Nagios
2 6 (10.00%) Icinga
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (8.33%) SCCM
3 5 (8.33%) SCOM
3 5 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 3 (5.00%) Puppet
5 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.67%) Packer
6 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
1 26 (43.33%) VMware
2 13 (21.67%) Cisco
3 9 (15.00%) Juniper
4 8 (13.33%) SonicWALL
4 8 (13.33%) WatchGuard
5 6 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) SAP
6 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.33%) Sophos
7 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) Citrix
8 1 (1.67%) Dell
8 1 (1.67%) F5
8 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.67%) Google
8 1 (1.67%) Nokia
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle