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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
London / City of London
Rank 227 250 299
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +49
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 1.46% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 15
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +9.89%

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
868 1027 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.35% 15.03% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 812 924 1669
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto