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

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 24 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 10 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.13% 3.45% 6.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.30% 22.86% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 14
Median salary £33,750 £45,000 £51,710
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
33 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.25% 15.09% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 33
Median salary £33,750 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,041 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (46.15%) GFI Software
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) LAN
8 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
9 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
9 3 (23.08%) LogRhythm
9 3 (23.08%) User Experience
9 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
9 3 (23.08%) VoIP
9 3 (23.08%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) Juniper
9 3 (23.08%) SAN
9 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
9 3 (23.08%) Apple
9 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (23.08%) LANDesk

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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Manager
3 2 (15.38%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
3 2 (15.38%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
1 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
1 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
1 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
1 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) BCP
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCA
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) GFI Software
5 3 (23.08%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
5 3 (23.08%) LogRhythm
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) Sage
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
Chester
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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