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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 288 315 281
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -34
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 19 2 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.019% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 0.12% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 26
Average salary £63,750 £48,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,750 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £55,750 £80,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.80%
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
1940 1617 2276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.71% 15.34% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1366 2045
Average salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £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
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 3 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 3 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (93.33%) OSPF
2 28 (93.33%) BGP
2 28 (93.33%) EIGRP
3 26 (86.67%) CCNP
3 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (76.67%) WAN
5 21 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (70.00%) Network Security
6 19 (63.33%) F5
6 19 (63.33%) LAN
6 19 (63.33%) CCNA
7 18 (60.00%) Juniper
7 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
7 18 (60.00%) VPN
8 17 (56.67%) ITIL
9 15 (50.00%) MPLS
9 15 (50.00%) Finance
10 11 (36.67%) Network Design
10 11 (36.67%) DNS
11 10 (33.33%) Internet
11 10 (33.33%) Junos
11 10 (33.33%) JNCIA
11 10 (33.33%) Content Management
11 10 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (30.00%) CCIE
13 7 (23.33%) CCDP
13 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (93.33%) EIGRP
2 28 (93.33%) OSPF
2 28 (93.33%) BGP
3 23 (76.67%) WAN
4 21 (70.00%) Network Security
4 21 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (63.33%) LAN
6 18 (60.00%) VPN
7 15 (50.00%) MPLS
8 11 (36.67%) DNS
9 10 (33.33%) Internet
9 10 (33.33%) Junos
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) IPsec
10 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
10 5 (16.67%) VLAN
11 4 (13.33%) IGRP
11 4 (13.33%) ATM
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 5 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Network Design
3 10 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (33.33%) Content Management
4 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Validation
6 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.33%) Network Management
6 4 (13.33%) DoDAF
6 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.33%) SABSA
6 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (86.67%) CCNP
2 19 (63.33%) CCNA
3 10 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 9 (30.00%) CCIE
5 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) CCDP
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (10.00%) CCSA
7 3 (10.00%) CCSE
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) COBIT
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.33%) RANCID
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (63.33%) F5
3 18 (60.00%) Juniper
3 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Nortel
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) NetScout
6 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) Huawei
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