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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 193 243 225
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -18
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.073% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Median salary £60,000 £67,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +54.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
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
1061 1458 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.71% 24.43% 31.34%
Number of salaries quoted 742 1161 1076
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

FWSM Salary Histogram 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 5 December 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 +32 2 £63,000 -6.66%
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (70.59%) Foundry
2 12 (70.59%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Firmware
3 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 10 (58.82%) BGP
3 10 (58.82%) Change Management
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Palo Alto
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (52.94%) Juniper
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) CCNP
5 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
6 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
6 7 (41.18%) Egenera
6 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 7 (41.18%) vSphere
6 7 (41.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 7 (41.18%) iptables
6 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
6 7 (41.18%) tcpdump
6 7 (41.18%) snoop
6 7 (41.18%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (41.18%) HP
6 7 (41.18%) Sun

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 (41.18%) Apache
1 7 (41.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 7 (41.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (41.18%) snoop
3 7 (41.18%) tcpdump
3 7 (41.18%) Wireshark
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) FTP
4 6 (35.29%) HTTP
4 6 (35.29%) NetScreen
4 6 (35.29%) RIP
4 6 (35.29%) SMTP
4 6 (35.29%) VLAN
5 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) TACACS
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Unix Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Unix Support
4 4 (23.53%) Unix Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Solaris
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Change Management
2 8 (47.06%) Problem Management
3 7 (41.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 7 (41.18%) Trend Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Web Development
4 4 (23.53%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Network Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Perl
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) CCIE
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) CCSP
4 3 (17.65%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Firmware
2 7 (41.18%) iptables
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (70.59%) Foundry
3 10 (58.82%) Palo Alto
4 9 (52.94%) Juniper
5 7 (41.18%) Egenera
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) Sun
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.88%) Citrix