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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
London / City of London
Rank 226 255 290
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +35
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 2 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.31% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 12
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-35.34% +28.88%

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
882 955 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.57% 15.00% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 794 836 1531
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 17 January 2017.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the City of London

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) CCSE
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) NX-OS
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) CCSP
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IGMP
5 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) WAN

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 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) NX-OS
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IGMP
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Data Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Support
2 3 (60.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 3 (60.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper