The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 327 315 305
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 9 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.64% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 21
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £48,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +16.96%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2016 1872 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.42% 15.71% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1678 1887
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
London

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (92.86%) WAN
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) MPLS
3 12 (85.71%) OSPF
3 12 (85.71%) BGP
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (85.71%) Fortinet
4 11 (78.57%) CCNP
5 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
6 9 (64.29%) ITIL
6 9 (64.29%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (50.00%) VPLS
8 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 4 (28.57%) F5
8 4 (28.57%) VPN
9 3 (21.43%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
9 3 (21.43%) TACACS
9 3 (21.43%) LAN
9 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (21.43%) Wireless
9 3 (21.43%) IPsec
10 2 (14.29%) DMZ
10 2 (14.29%) Internet
10 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
10 2 (14.29%) Fast Ethernet
10 2 (14.29%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (92.86%) WAN
3 12 (85.71%) MPLS
3 12 (85.71%) OSPF
3 12 (85.71%) BGP
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (50.00%) VPLS
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 3 (21.43%) TACACS
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
7 2 (14.29%) DMZ
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 2 (14.29%) Fast Ethernet
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDA
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCSP
4 1 (7.14%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Fortinet
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Siemens
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL