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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 31 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.88% 6.48% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 33.33% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 4
Average salary £33,750 £55,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.63% +49.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £18,100 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £66,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -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
34 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.50% 19.43% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 14
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (61.11%) Network Security
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) CCNA
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) A+ Certification
5 5 (27.78%) CISSP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) Juniper
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (22.22%) nginx
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Jetty
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 4 (22.22%) Route 53
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Network Security
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
8 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.56%) Wireless
8 1 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (5.56%) Junos
8 1 (5.56%) Multicast
8 1 (5.56%) ADSL
8 1 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (5.56%) SSL
8 1 (5.56%) Intranet
8 1 (5.56%) Internet
8 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
1 4 (22.22%) Hudson
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (16.67%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CCNA
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 5 (27.78%) A+ Certification
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) RightScale
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) BT
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
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Chester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago