The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 123 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% - 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% - 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £51,250 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +12.63%

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
254 323 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.25% 14.91% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 185 278 254
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin