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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 188 228 219
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -9
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.019% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.072% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Median salary £50,000 £67,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +58.82%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-35.34% +28.88%

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
892 1381 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.24% 25.80% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 639 1102 1024
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) Palo Alto
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) Foundry
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) Firmware
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) Change Management
6 4 (36.36%) 802.1X
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) Network Management
6 4 (36.36%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
6 4 (36.36%) TACACS
6 4 (36.36%) NetScreen
6 4 (36.36%) CCIE
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) SMTP
6 4 (36.36%) FTP

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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) NetScreen
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) RIP
3 4 (36.36%) SMTP
3 4 (36.36%) TACACS
3 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Support
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) 802.1X
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Network Management
3 3 (27.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCSP
5 1 (9.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Firmware
2 3 (27.27%) iptables
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) Palo Alto
3 7 (63.64%) Foundry
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Egenera
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds