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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 194 223 224
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +1
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 10 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.05% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 9
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £61,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +48.48%
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
1062 1242 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.01% 23.67% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 781 918 974
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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%
Slough - 1 - -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (95.24%) F5
3 14 (66.67%) Firmware
3 14 (66.67%) BGP
3 14 (66.67%) Change Management
4 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 13 (61.90%) MPLS
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (61.90%) CCNP
4 13 (61.90%) Palo Alto
4 13 (61.90%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (57.14%) Foundry
5 12 (57.14%) Juniper
5 12 (57.14%) Perl
6 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
7 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
8 7 (33.33%) TACACS
8 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 7 (33.33%) CCNA
8 7 (33.33%) HP
8 7 (33.33%) Sun
8 7 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) Apache
8 7 (33.33%) IIS
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (33.33%) Unix

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 7 (33.33%) Apache
1 7 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (66.67%) BGP
3 13 (61.90%) Cisco PIX
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 13 (61.90%) MPLS
4 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 7 (33.33%) OSPF
5 7 (33.33%) snoop
5 7 (33.33%) TACACS
5 7 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 6 (28.57%) NetScreen
6 6 (28.57%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Unix Support
4 4 (19.05%) Unix Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (33.33%) Clustering
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Solaris
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Change Management
2 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
3 7 (33.33%) Data Security
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (33.33%) Network Management
3 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (28.57%) High Availability
4 6 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Perl
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (23.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CCNP
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
2 7 (33.33%) CCSP
2 7 (33.33%) CCVP
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Firmware
2 7 (33.33%) iptables
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) F5
3 13 (61.90%) Palo Alto
4 12 (57.14%) Foundry
4 12 (57.14%) Juniper
5 7 (33.33%) Egenera
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (33.33%) Sun
5 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix