The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 124 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.048% 0.16% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.84% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
FWSM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
344 358 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.46% 18.86% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 306 318 298
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

FWSM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the Birmingham region.

FWSM Salary Trend in Birmingham

FWSM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5