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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 240 - 308
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 7 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% - 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 9
Median salary £52,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +29.41%
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
880 1220 1966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.79% 14.29% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1045 1663
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
1 33 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 31 (93.94%) VPN
3 22 (66.67%) OSPF
3 22 (66.67%) BGP
3 22 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 22 (66.67%) IPv4
3 22 (66.67%) CCSP
3 22 (66.67%) CCSE
3 22 (66.67%) VLAN
3 22 (66.67%) High Availability
3 22 (66.67%) Multicast
4 20 (60.61%) NX-OS
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 11 (33.33%) Migration
6 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 11 (33.33%) Internet
6 11 (33.33%) SSCP
6 11 (33.33%) Perl
6 11 (33.33%) Python
6 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 11 (33.33%) Juniper
6 11 (33.33%) CCIP
6 11 (33.33%) CCNA
6 11 (33.33%) Ruby
6 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Firewall
2 31 (93.94%) VPN
3 22 (66.67%) BGP
3 22 (66.67%) EIGRP
3 22 (66.67%) IPv4
3 22 (66.67%) Multicast
3 22 (66.67%) OSPF
3 22 (66.67%) VLAN
4 20 (60.61%) NX-OS
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (33.33%) Internet
5 11 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (60.61%) Data Engineer
2 20 (60.61%) Data Network Engineer
2 20 (60.61%) Network Support
2 20 (60.61%) Network Support Engineer
2 20 (60.61%) Network Systems Engineer
2 20 (60.61%) Support Engineer
2 20 (60.61%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (60.61%) Systems Support
2 20 (60.61%) Systems Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Support
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 11 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) High Availability
2 11 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 11 (33.33%) Migration
2 11 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (33.33%) SIEM
2 11 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Perl
1 11 (33.33%) Python
1 11 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CCNP
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (66.67%) CCSE
2 22 (66.67%) CCSP
3 11 (33.33%) CCIP
3 11 (33.33%) CCNA
3 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
1 33 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 11 (33.33%) Juniper
2 11 (33.33%) Splunk