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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 211 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 6 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 1.19% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Median salary £52,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.08%
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
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
1184 1342 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.65% 26.82% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 935 841 1042
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 - 4 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 6 (85.71%) Firmware
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Data Security
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) TACACS
3 5 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (71.43%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (71.43%) 802.1X
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
4 4 (57.14%) CCSP
4 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 6 (85.71%) EIGRP
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) TACACS
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (14.29%) snoop
5 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
2 5 (71.43%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCSP
2 4 (57.14%) CCVP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) SAS 70
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Ciena
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Egenera
4 1 (14.29%) Foundry
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) VMware