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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 29 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.76% 4.65% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 22.22% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 6
Average salary £32,500 £43,750 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +25.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £58,750 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,900
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +9.25%
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
23 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.71% 20.93% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 16
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 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%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) GFI Software
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
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 Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) BCP
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
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
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) GFI Software
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Sage
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard