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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 217 194 218
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 9 39 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.68% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 2.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £52,500 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.80% +7.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
1777 1630 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.37% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1143 1098
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 8 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Newbury +6 1 - -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (73.33%) F5
3 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
5 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
5 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Validation
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 5 (33.33%) IPsec
7 5 (33.33%) MPLS
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 5 (33.33%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Network Security
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (33.33%) snoop
8 4 (26.67%) Egenera
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (26.67%) Web Development
8 4 (26.67%) Foundry
8 4 (26.67%) UNIX

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) tcpdump
3 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 5 (33.33%) IPsec
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) snoop
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) SNMP
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (13.33%) Nortel Alteon
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) Network Management
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIE
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) F5
3 10 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (26.67%) Egenera
6 4 (26.67%) Foundry
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) Sun
7 3 (20.00%) Huawei
8 2 (13.33%) NetScout
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Nortel
9 1 (6.67%) Redback
9 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago