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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 213 209 191
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 9 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.69% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 15
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.80%
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
1470 1598 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.33% 28.38% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1073 1261
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
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 6 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 -19 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Newbury - 2 - -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) OSPF
2 15 (88.24%) BGP
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (82.35%) Firewall
4 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
5 12 (70.59%) Network Security
6 11 (64.71%) CCNP
7 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
7 9 (52.94%) F5
8 8 (47.06%) DNS
8 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
8 8 (47.06%) Juniper
9 7 (41.18%) VRRP
9 7 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
10 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
10 6 (35.29%) VPN
11 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
11 5 (29.41%) SMTP
11 5 (29.41%) HTTP
11 5 (29.41%) RIP
11 5 (29.41%) SNMP
11 5 (29.41%) CCNA
11 5 (29.41%) LAN
11 5 (29.41%) MPLS
11 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
11 5 (29.41%) TACACS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) OSPF
1 15 (88.24%) BGP
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (41.18%) VRRP
6 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
7 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
7 6 (35.29%) VPN
8 5 (29.41%) LAN
8 5 (29.41%) SMTP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) RIP
8 5 (29.41%) SNMP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTPS
8 5 (29.41%) EIGRP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) IP Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Debian
2 3 (17.65%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
2 3 (17.65%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Line Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 3 (17.65%) CISSP
5 3 (17.65%) CCSA
5 3 (17.65%) CCSE
6 2 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) ProxySG
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) iptables
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) F5
4 8 (47.06%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) Sun
8 1 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) Nortel
8 1 (5.88%) Egenera
8 1 (5.88%) Foundry
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