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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 36 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 7 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.85% 1.70% 7.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 10.81% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 16
Average salary £37,250 £55,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.27% +96.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £51,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £91,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -2.22%
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
37 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.04% 15.74% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 44
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +67.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £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 17 September 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (33.33%) VPN
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) CISSP
4 7 (29.17%) Legal
4 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (29.17%) Computer Security
4 7 (29.17%) Data Privacy
5 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) CEH
5 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (25.00%) EnCE
6 5 (20.83%) ADSL
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
6 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.83%) XenApp
6 5 (20.83%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (20.83%) vSphere
6 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Site Server
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) VPN
2 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (25.00%) Internet
4 5 (20.83%) ADSL
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) MPLS
6 3 (12.50%) OSPF
6 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security
7 2 (8.33%) Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) HTTP
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Legal
3 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (16.67%) Forensic Investigator
1 4 (16.67%) IT Support
2 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
2 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
2 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Security
2 7 (29.17%) Data Privacy
3 5 (20.83%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (20.83%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Password Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) CISSP
3 6 (25.00%) CEH
3 6 (25.00%) EnCE
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CISM
7 1 (4.17%) CCSA
7 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
7 1 (4.17%) CCIP
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.83%) XenApp
1 5 (20.83%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.17%) ZTE
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Chester, Cheshire
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