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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 199 203 219
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 11 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Median salary £52,500 £68,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +14.58%
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £52,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +37.25%
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
1116 1358 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.06% 26.36% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 864 874 1048
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Slough - 6 £52,500 -
Reading +6 3 £60,000 -14.28%
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 10 (76.92%) Firmware
3 10 (76.92%) BGP
3 10 (76.92%) Change Management
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Juniper
4 9 (69.23%) CCNP
4 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (61.54%) ITIL
5 8 (61.54%) EIGRP
6 7 (53.85%) TACACS
6 7 (53.85%) OSPF
6 7 (53.85%) Data Security
6 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
6 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (53.85%) VPN
6 7 (53.85%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
6 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
6 7 (53.85%) 802.1X
6 7 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (46.15%) High Availability
7 6 (46.15%) Network Management
7 6 (46.15%) Network Security

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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 8 (61.54%) EIGRP
5 7 (53.85%) OSPF
5 7 (53.85%) TACACS
5 7 (53.85%) VPN
6 6 (46.15%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) Network Security
6 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (23.08%) snoop
7 3 (23.08%) tcpdump
7 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
8 2 (15.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) 802.1X
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Change Management
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Data Security
3 7 (53.85%) Network Load Balancing
3 7 (53.85%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (46.15%) High Availability
4 6 (46.15%) Network Management
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNP
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCSP
2 6 (46.15%) CCVP
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SAS 70
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Firmware
2 3 (23.08%) iptables
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Juniper
3 9 (69.23%) Palo Alto
4 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
5 4 (30.77%) Foundry
6 3 (23.08%) Egenera
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Sun
8 1 (7.69%) Ciena
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Nortel