The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 295 334 314
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -20
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 11 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.44% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 13
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -25.00%
FWSM
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1450 2048 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.53% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1727 1702
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FWSM
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

FWSM Salary Trend in the City of London

FWSM
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the City of London

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (96.97%) Cisco Nexus
3 30 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (90.91%) OSPF
3 30 (90.91%) BGP
4 29 (87.88%) Juniper
5 28 (84.85%) LAN
5 28 (84.85%) F5
6 24 (72.73%) Data Centre
7 23 (69.70%) WAN
8 20 (60.61%) EIGRP
9 19 (57.58%) ITIL
9 19 (57.58%) Finance
10 17 (51.52%) MPLS
11 14 (42.42%) Network Security
12 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
12 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (39.39%) CCNP
13 12 (36.36%) Network Design
14 11 (33.33%) CCNA
14 11 (33.33%) VPN
15 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
15 10 (30.30%) Project Management
16 9 (27.27%) IPsec
16 9 (27.27%) HP
16 9 (27.27%) IGRP
16 9 (27.27%) ATM
16 9 (27.27%) SMTP
16 9 (27.27%) Ethernet

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (96.97%) Cisco Nexus
3 30 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (90.91%) OSPF
3 30 (90.91%) BGP
4 28 (84.85%) LAN
5 23 (69.70%) WAN
6 20 (60.61%) EIGRP
7 17 (51.52%) MPLS
8 14 (42.42%) Network Security
9 11 (33.33%) VPN
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) HTTPS
10 9 (27.27%) SMTP
10 9 (27.27%) Ethernet
10 9 (27.27%) FTP
10 9 (27.27%) HTTP
10 9 (27.27%) ATM
10 9 (27.27%) IGRP
10 9 (27.27%) VLAN
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Legal
2 9 (27.27%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Architect
2 9 (27.27%) Network Support
2 9 (27.27%) Network Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 12 (36.36%) Network Design
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) Validation
4 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 9 (27.27%) DoDAF
4 9 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 9 (27.27%) SABSA
5 8 (24.24%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (24.24%) Content Management
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CCNP
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) JNCIA
4 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CCDP
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (87.88%) Juniper
3 28 (84.85%) F5
4 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
5 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Blue Coat