Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 38 44
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.44% 3.87% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 24.44% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 18
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -24.44% -7.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £22,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £45,350 £75,000 £54,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -

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 50 45 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.37% 15.85% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 35
Chester median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £19,000 £28,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,375 £67,250
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +5.26%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

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 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Data Security
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) VMware