The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 215 179 217
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +38
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 9 35 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.62% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 2.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
FWSM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1738 1546 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.09% 27.34% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1129 1169
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

FWSM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the Berkshire region.

FWSM Salary Trend in Berkshire

FWSM
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

FWSM Salary Histogram in Berkshire

FWSM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Newbury - 1 - -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing FWSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FWSM.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) F5
4 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (60.00%) Juniper
5 12 (60.00%) BGP
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (55.00%) MPLS
6 11 (55.00%) Network Security
7 10 (50.00%) OSPF
7 10 (50.00%) CCNP
8 9 (45.00%) tcpdump
8 9 (45.00%) Wireshark
9 8 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (35.00%) snoop
10 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (35.00%) VPN
10 7 (35.00%) IIS
10 7 (35.00%) UNIX
11 6 (30.00%) IPsec
11 6 (30.00%) Validation
12 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 5 (25.00%) Linux
12 5 (25.00%) Perl
12 5 (25.00%) CCNA
12 5 (25.00%) Release Management
12 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing FWSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FWSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) BGP
4 11 (55.00%) MPLS
4 11 (55.00%) Network Security
5 10 (50.00%) OSPF
6 9 (45.00%) tcpdump
6 9 (45.00%) Wireshark
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (35.00%) snoop
8 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 6 (30.00%) IPsec
10 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (25.00%) BIG-IP
11 4 (20.00%) ATM
11 4 (20.00%) LAN
11 4 (20.00%) WAN
11 4 (20.00%) DNS
12 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (15.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Validation
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) CCIE
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) F5
3 13 (65.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (60.00%) Juniper
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Sun
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Huawei
6 3 (15.00%) Egenera
6 3 (15.00%) Foundry
7 2 (10.00%) NetScout
7 2 (10.00%) Nortel
8 1 (5.00%) Redback
8 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago