The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for DMZ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DMZ over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Demilitarized Zone (DMZ)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 97 121
Rank change year-on-year +8 +24  
Permanent jobs citing DMZ 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 0.90% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.71% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £26,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +41.50% -41.11%  

DMZ is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 160 223 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.87% 17.09% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 122 162 241
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -22.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DMZ
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing DMZ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DMZ in Cheshire

DMZ
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DMZ in Cheshire.

Salary trend for DMZ in Cheshire

DMZ
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DMZ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £42,500 -
DMZ
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing DMZ 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DMZ.

1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VMS
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint

DMZ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) IPv4
1 1 (25.00%) IPv6
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) VMS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk