The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 204 182 230
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +48
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 6 37 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.68% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 2.45% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 3
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1662 1513 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.60% 27.60% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1135 1252
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
South East

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -26 5 £60,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (80.00%) F5
2 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (80.00%) BGP
3 14 (70.00%) MPLS
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (70.00%) Juniper
4 13 (65.00%) CCNP
5 11 (55.00%) OSPF
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
7 8 (40.00%) Release Management
7 8 (40.00%) CCNA
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (35.00%) BIG-IP
8 7 (35.00%) Validation
9 6 (30.00%) IPsec
9 6 (30.00%) VLAN
9 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
9 6 (30.00%) CCIE
9 6 (30.00%) VPN
9 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
10 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (25.00%) Perl
10 5 (25.00%) ATM
10 5 (25.00%) LAN

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (80.00%) BGP
3 14 (70.00%) MPLS
4 11 (55.00%) OSPF
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (30.00%) IPsec
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (30.00%) VPN
7 6 (30.00%) tcpdump
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) ATM
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) SMTP
8 5 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Design Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) IP Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
8 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Release Management
2 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (35.00%) Validation
3 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (10.00%) CCDP
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) F5
2 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) Juniper
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Huawei
6 2 (10.00%) NetScout
6 2 (10.00%) Nortel
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Foundry
7 1 (5.00%) Redback