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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 31 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.25% 3.23% 6.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 17.14% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 16
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £51,710
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -41.98%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +12.00%
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
26 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.61% 18.82% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 36
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +10.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £49,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
4 3 (42.86%) GFI Software
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Multicast
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) BCP
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) GFI Software
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard