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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 121 111
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.22% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.40% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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
309 285 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.94% 15.75% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 267 263 263
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco