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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 37 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 14 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.81% 3.72% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.56% 22.73% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Average salary £41,250 £37,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.73% -32.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,250 £91,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
43 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.78% 16.36% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 20
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -20.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £100,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) DHCP
3 11 (47.83%) Network Security
4 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) LAN
5 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
6 8 (34.78%) Route 53
6 8 (34.78%) DevOps
7 7 (30.43%) Auto-Scaling
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (30.43%) Vagrant
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) RightScale
7 7 (30.43%) Puppet
7 7 (30.43%) QA
7 7 (30.43%) Maven
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) CentOS
7 7 (30.43%) WAN
7 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
7 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) Hudson

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) nginx
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Jetty
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
2 8 (34.78%) Route 53
3 7 (30.43%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (17.39%) SaaS
5 3 (13.04%) PaaS
5 3 (13.04%) Office 365
6 1 (4.35%) IaaS
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) DHCP
3 11 (47.83%) Network Security
4 9 (39.13%) LAN
5 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 4 (17.39%) HTTP
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
8 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
9 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.70%) SMTP
9 2 (8.70%) OSPF
9 2 (8.70%) BGP
9 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (8.70%) VLAN
10 1 (4.35%) Junos
10 1 (4.35%) Multicast
10 1 (4.35%) Wireless
10 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Maven
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Hudson
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Servlets
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) CentOS
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Load Balancing
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) Auto-Scaling
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
1 7 (30.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 7 (30.43%) RightScale
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.70%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Aruba
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos
7 1 (4.35%) BT
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