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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 6 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.03% 5.06% 4.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.35% 21.95% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 12
Median salary £32,250 £37,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £51,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
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
31 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.66% 23.03% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 29
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £61,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) GFI Software
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) BCP
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Apple
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) GFI Software
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard