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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 223 201 216
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 7 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 1.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.18%
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
1591 1530 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 28.40% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -17 2 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £38,750 - 1
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (53.33%) tcpdump
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (40.00%) OSPF
6 6 (40.00%) BGP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) IIS
6 6 (40.00%) snoop
6 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (33.33%) Web Development
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) Egenera
7 5 (33.33%) Foundry
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) Sun
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 8 (53.33%) tcpdump
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) OSPF
5 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) snoop
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) BIG-IP
7 3 (20.00%) Nortel Alteon
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (20.00%) SSL
7 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) VRRP
8 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
8 2 (13.33%) IPv6
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Debian
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) Egenera
5 5 (33.33%) Foundry
5 5 (33.33%) Sun
5 5 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) Nortel
8 2 (13.33%) NetScout
9 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago