The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 29 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.76% 1.59% 3.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 40.00% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Median salary £34,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -2.70%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%

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
26 5 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.70% 3.97% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 35
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 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 Chester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
5 3 (37.50%) Avaya
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
5 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
6 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) Multicast
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Patch Management
1 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
1 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
Chester, Cheshire
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