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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 21 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 8 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.30% 4.79% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 40.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 5
Median salary £33,750 £41,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £35,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £54,000 £40,900
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
28 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.05% 11.99% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 22
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) GFI Software
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) Apple
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (25.00%) LANDesk
8 3 (25.00%) Retail
8 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (25.00%) Marketing
8 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm
8 3 (25.00%) User Experience
8 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
8 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Multicast
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) GFI Software
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 3 (25.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (25.00%) LogRhythm