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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 108 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 1.48% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
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
291 271 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.05% 15.01% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 237 241 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

FWSM Salary Histogram in Birmingham

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) FortiGate
4 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (27.27%) CCSE
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) Network Design
5 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
5 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
5 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Network Design
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CCSE
1 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago