Period
to 8 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 39 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 3 1 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 1.55% 0.45% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 2.63% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +81.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £56,250 £49,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,000 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +6.58% -15.56%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.99% 16.96% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 31
Median annual salary £32,500 £41,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.73% +36.67% -27.71%
10th Percentile £24,850 £28,100 £23,783
90th Percentile £43,225 £68,500 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% -7.06% +14.86%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Chester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Firewall in Chester.

Salary trend for Firewall in Chester

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, IT jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

Firewall
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Account Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki