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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 201 193 218
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +25
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 12 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.38% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 5
Median salary £52,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
1070 1326 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.16% 26.54% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 818 892 953
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 5 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Slough - 5 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (93.33%) F5
3 12 (80.00%) Firmware
3 12 (80.00%) Change Management
4 10 (66.67%) BGP
5 9 (60.00%) MPLS
5 9 (60.00%) Firewall
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (60.00%) Juniper
5 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (60.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (53.33%) ITIL
6 8 (53.33%) EIGRP
7 7 (46.67%) TACACS
7 7 (46.67%) OSPF
7 7 (46.67%) Data Security
7 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
7 7 (46.67%) VPN
7 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
7 7 (46.67%) 802.1X
7 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (46.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
7 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (40.00%) Foundry
8 6 (40.00%) Network Management
8 6 (40.00%) High Availability

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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (66.67%) BGP
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (46.67%) OSPF
5 7 (46.67%) TACACS
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Wireless
7 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (33.33%) snoop
7 5 (33.33%) tcpdump
7 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) 802.1X
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Data Security
3 7 (46.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (40.00%) High Availability
4 6 (40.00%) Network Management
4 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCSP
2 6 (40.00%) CCVP
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 1 (6.67%) CCIE
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SAS 70
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Firmware
2 5 (33.33%) iptables
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) F5
3 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 9 (60.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
5 6 (40.00%) Foundry
6 5 (33.33%) Egenera
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) Sun
8 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 1 (6.67%) Ciena
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) Nortel
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