The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 211 201 218
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 15 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.29% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 4
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1660 1709 1689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.22% 32.11% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1265 1367
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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Reading -1 14 £60,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Cisco
1 35 (100.00%) Firewall
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 34 (97.14%) F5
3 31 (88.57%) CheckPoint
4 27 (77.14%) DNS
5 26 (74.29%) Cisco PIX
6 25 (71.43%) SMTP
7 24 (68.57%) BIG-IP
8 21 (60.00%) Network Security
9 19 (54.29%) Blue Coat
9 19 (54.29%) Back Office
9 19 (54.29%) DHCP
9 19 (54.29%) SNMP
10 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
10 18 (51.43%) Juniper
10 18 (51.43%) 3G
10 18 (51.43%) ProxySG
10 18 (51.43%) Radio Access Network
11 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (45.71%) CCNP
12 15 (42.86%) BGP
13 13 (37.14%) MPLS
14 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
14 11 (31.43%) Retail
14 11 (31.43%) Billing
14 11 (31.43%) CRM
14 11 (31.43%) Broadband
15 9 (25.71%) OSPF
16 8 (22.86%) VLAN

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
1 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) Firewall
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (77.14%) DNS
3 26 (74.29%) Cisco PIX
4 25 (71.43%) SMTP
5 24 (68.57%) BIG-IP
6 21 (60.00%) Network Security
7 19 (54.29%) DHCP
7 19 (54.29%) SNMP
8 18 (51.43%) TCP/IP
8 18 (51.43%) 3G
8 18 (51.43%) Radio Access Network
9 15 (42.86%) BGP
10 13 (37.14%) MPLS
11 11 (31.43%) Broadband
12 9 (25.71%) OSPF
13 8 (22.86%) VLAN
14 6 (17.14%) LAN
14 6 (17.14%) WAN
14 6 (17.14%) ATM
General
1 19 (54.29%) Back Office
2 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 11 (31.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Security Engineer
2 19 (54.29%) IP Engineer
3 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) CRM
2 8 (22.86%) Problem Management
3 7 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (45.71%) CCNP
2 7 (20.00%) CCSA
2 7 (20.00%) CCSE
2 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) CCIE
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) CCDP
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) F5
3 31 (88.57%) CheckPoint
4 19 (54.29%) Blue Coat
5 18 (51.43%) Juniper
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Foundry
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
8 2 (5.71%) Nortel
8 2 (5.71%) NetScout
9 1 (2.86%) Redback
9 1 (2.86%) Huawei
Berkshire
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