The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 11 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 12.12% 3.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 7.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
FWSM
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 27 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 42.42% 47.37% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 46
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £29,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

FWSM
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

FWSM Salary Trend in Caerphilly

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) Capacity Management
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) VRRP
2 7 (87.50%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) SAP
4 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) SAP Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) HSRP
2 7 (87.50%) VRRP
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
1 7 (87.50%) Capacity Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) VMware