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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 31 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.66% 2.25% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 15.38% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,543 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.30% -1.08%  

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 14 26 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.21% 14.61% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 22
Median salary £31,250 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.34% -14.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection

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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (20.00%) VMware