The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 197 212 223
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 15 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 1.28% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 8
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,400 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.90% +46.66%
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
1109 1323 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.90% 25.84% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 820 922 982
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

FWSM Salary Histogram in Berkshire

FWSM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 9 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Slough - 4 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing FWSM 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) F5
3 14 (73.68%) Firmware
3 14 (73.68%) Change Management
4 13 (68.42%) BGP
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (63.16%) CCNP
5 12 (63.16%) Firewall
5 12 (63.16%) MPLS
5 12 (63.16%) Palo Alto
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (57.89%) Juniper
7 9 (47.37%) EIGRP
7 9 (47.37%) Perl
7 9 (47.37%) Foundry
7 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
8 8 (42.11%) 802.1X
8 8 (42.11%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (42.11%) ITIL
8 8 (42.11%) TACACS
8 8 (42.11%) VPN
8 8 (42.11%) OSPF
8 8 (42.11%) Data Security
8 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
9 7 (36.84%) Wireless
9 7 (36.84%) CCSP
9 7 (36.84%) CCVP
9 7 (36.84%) LAN

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
1 6 (31.58%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (68.42%) BGP
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) MPLS
4 9 (47.37%) EIGRP
5 8 (42.11%) OSPF
5 8 (42.11%) TACACS
5 8 (42.11%) VPN
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) Wireless
7 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (31.58%) snoop
7 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
7 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Support
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) 802.1X
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) Clustering
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Data Security
2 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (36.84%) Network Management
3 7 (36.84%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (36.84%) Problem Management
4 6 (31.58%) High Availability
4 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (31.58%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CCNP
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCSP
2 7 (36.84%) CCVP
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) CCIE
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Firmware
2 6 (31.58%) iptables
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) F5
3 12 (63.16%) Palo Alto
4 11 (57.89%) Juniper
5 9 (47.37%) Foundry
6 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
7 6 (31.58%) Egenera
7 6 (31.58%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (31.58%) Sun
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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