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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 203 208 183
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 12 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.18% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.63% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 21
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -18.18%
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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -13 6 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Newbury - 2 - -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) OSPF
2 17 (89.47%) BGP
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
4 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
5 12 (63.16%) CCNP
5 12 (63.16%) F5
6 11 (57.89%) Network Security
6 11 (57.89%) DNS
7 10 (52.63%) Juniper
7 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (47.37%) VPN
9 8 (42.11%) LAN
9 8 (42.11%) MPLS
9 8 (42.11%) TACACS
10 7 (36.84%) VRRP
10 7 (36.84%) CCNA
10 7 (36.84%) IPv6
10 7 (36.84%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (36.84%) VLAN
11 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
11 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
11 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (31.58%) Perl
11 6 (31.58%) ITIL

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) OSPF
1 17 (89.47%) BGP
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 11 (57.89%) Network Security
4 11 (57.89%) DNS
5 10 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (47.37%) VPN
7 8 (42.11%) LAN
7 8 (42.11%) MPLS
7 8 (42.11%) TACACS
8 7 (36.84%) VRRP
8 7 (36.84%) IPv6
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (36.84%) VLAN
9 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
9 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (26.32%) EIGRP
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
5 3 (15.79%) IP Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Network Management
2 5 (26.32%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (21.05%) CCIE
6 3 (15.79%) CCSA
6 3 (15.79%) CISSP
6 3 (15.79%) CCSE
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
3 1 (5.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 12 (63.16%) F5
4 10 (52.63%) Juniper
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Sun
8 1 (5.26%) HP
8 1 (5.26%) Nortel
8 1 (5.26%) Egenera
8 1 (5.26%) Foundry
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