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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 30 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.27% 1.71% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 9.76% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +86.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £51,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £91,000 £35,354
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
32 41 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.06% 17.52% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 32
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) CISSP
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) Legal
5 6 (26.09%) CEH
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) EnCE
5 6 (26.09%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Security
5 6 (26.09%) Data Privacy
6 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
6 5 (21.74%) XenApp
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) vSphere
6 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
6 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) UNIX
6 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (21.74%) ADSL
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
1 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 5 (21.74%) ADSL
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 3 (13.04%) MPLS
4 3 (13.04%) OSPF
4 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) HTTP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Legal
3 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Forensic Investigator
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
2 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Security
2 6 (26.09%) Data Privacy
3 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
3 5 (21.74%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (17.39%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Password Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.35%) Network Management
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CISSP
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) EnCE
2 6 (26.09%) CEH
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CISM
6 1 (4.35%) CCSA
6 1 (4.35%) CCIP
6 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (21.74%) XenApp
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.35%) ZTE
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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