The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 27 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.98% 4.15% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 27.59% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +24.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.88% 15.03% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 11
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
5 3 (23.08%) Route 53
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Route 53
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) SMTP
7 1 (7.69%) Broadband
7 1 (7.69%) DPNSS
7 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
7 1 (7.69%) PBX
7 1 (7.69%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
1 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO22301
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) RightScale
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago