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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 287 316 281
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -35
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 23 2 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.017% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.11% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 29
Average salary £66,250 £48,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.89% -15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £41,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,750 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
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
2033 1791 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.20% 15.57% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1491 2022
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% -0.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 34 (94.44%) OSPF
2 34 (94.44%) BGP
2 34 (94.44%) EIGRP
3 29 (80.56%) WAN
4 28 (77.78%) CCNP
4 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (72.22%) F5
6 24 (66.67%) Network Security
6 24 (66.67%) Juniper
6 24 (66.67%) ITIL
6 24 (66.67%) LAN
7 22 (61.11%) CheckPoint
7 22 (61.11%) CCNA
8 21 (58.33%) MPLS
8 21 (58.33%) Finance
9 20 (55.56%) VPN
10 15 (41.67%) Network Design
11 14 (38.89%) DNS
12 13 (36.11%) Internet
12 13 (36.11%) JNCIA
12 13 (36.11%) Content Management
12 13 (36.11%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (36.11%) Junos
13 9 (25.00%) Project Management
13 9 (25.00%) CCIE
13 9 (25.00%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) Firewall
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 34 (94.44%) OSPF
2 34 (94.44%) BGP
2 34 (94.44%) EIGRP
3 29 (80.56%) WAN
4 28 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (66.67%) Network Security
5 24 (66.67%) LAN
6 21 (58.33%) MPLS
7 20 (55.56%) VPN
8 14 (38.89%) DNS
9 13 (36.11%) Internet
9 13 (36.11%) Junos
10 8 (22.22%) VLAN
10 8 (22.22%) IPsec
10 8 (22.22%) ATM
10 8 (22.22%) IGRP
10 8 (22.22%) HTTPS
10 8 (22.22%) SMTP
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Legal
2 8 (22.22%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) Network Design
3 13 (36.11%) Content Management
3 13 (36.11%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (25.00%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Validation
5 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 8 (22.22%) DoDAF
5 8 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 8 (22.22%) SABSA
6 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) Network Management
8 3 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (77.78%) CCNP
2 22 (61.11%) CCNA
3 13 (36.11%) JNCIA
4 9 (25.00%) CCIE
5 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
5 7 (19.44%) CCDP
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (8.33%) CCSA
7 3 (8.33%) CCSE
7 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) COBIT
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.78%) RANCID
2 1 (2.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) F5
3 24 (66.67%) Juniper
4 22 (61.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 8 (22.22%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Nortel
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) NetScout
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
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