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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 27 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.95% 3.89% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 34.48% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,350 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
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
41 29 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.16% 11.28% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 31
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) Avaya
6 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) ADSL
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) Intranet
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 5 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Juniper
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) BT
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