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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.96% 1.89% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 17.65% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Median salary £32,000 £32,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.53% -36.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £35,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall 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 Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 17 17 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 12.59% 10.69% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 19
Median salary £34,000 £34,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.44% -21.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Chester

Firewall
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Firewall in Chester

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Chester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Chester

Firewall
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
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