The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 29 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 15 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.84% 1.96% 6.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.30% 29.41% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 10
Average salary £51,710 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.51% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £27,000 £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.12%
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.62% 6.67% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 6 41
Average salary £38,500 £27,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.59% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Firewall
Cheshire

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chester region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Chester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Degree
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) Information Security
5 7 (33.33%) Legal
5 7 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (33.33%) Computer Security
5 7 (33.33%) Data Privacy
5 7 (33.33%) CISSP
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 6 (28.57%) EnCE
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) CEH
7 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (23.81%) XenApp
7 5 (23.81%) vSphere
7 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
7 5 (23.81%) ADSL
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Site Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) VPN
2 7 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) ADSL
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (19.05%) Forensic Investigator
1 4 (19.05%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Technician
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Fat Client
2 5 (23.81%) Thin Client
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 7 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 5 (23.81%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (23.81%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (28.57%) EnCE
3 6 (28.57%) CEH
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CISM
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) XenApp
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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