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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 286 339 308
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -31
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 14 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.30% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 15
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -28.57%
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
1437 1977 2086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.99% 15.70% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1676 1860
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
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 7 July 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 7 July 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 38 (100.00%) Cisco
1 38 (100.00%) Firewall
2 35 (92.11%) OSPF
2 35 (92.11%) BGP
2 35 (92.11%) Cisco ASA
3 34 (89.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (81.58%) Juniper
5 30 (78.95%) LAN
5 30 (78.95%) F5
6 27 (71.05%) Data Centre
7 25 (65.79%) WAN
7 25 (65.79%) EIGRP
8 21 (55.26%) ITIL
9 19 (50.00%) Finance
10 18 (47.37%) CheckPoint
10 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (47.37%) CCNP
10 18 (47.37%) Network Security
11 17 (44.74%) MPLS
12 14 (36.84%) Network Design
12 14 (36.84%) VPN
13 13 (34.21%) CCNA
14 12 (31.58%) DNS
15 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
15 10 (26.32%) Project Management
16 9 (23.68%) IPsec
16 9 (23.68%) Legal
16 9 (23.68%) Validation
16 9 (23.68%) VMware
16 9 (23.68%) DoDAF

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) Firewall
2 35 (92.11%) Cisco ASA
2 35 (92.11%) OSPF
2 35 (92.11%) BGP
3 34 (89.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 30 (78.95%) LAN
5 25 (65.79%) EIGRP
5 25 (65.79%) WAN
6 18 (47.37%) Network Security
7 17 (44.74%) MPLS
8 14 (36.84%) VPN
9 12 (31.58%) DNS
10 9 (23.68%) HTTPS
10 9 (23.68%) SMTP
10 9 (23.68%) Ethernet
10 9 (23.68%) FTP
10 9 (23.68%) HTTP
10 9 (23.68%) IGRP
10 9 (23.68%) ATM
10 9 (23.68%) VLAN
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Legal
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Network Support
2 9 (23.68%) Network Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (71.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Network Design
3 10 (26.32%) Project Management
4 9 (23.68%) Validation
4 9 (23.68%) TOGAF
4 9 (23.68%) DoDAF
4 9 (23.68%) Project Planning
4 9 (23.68%) SABSA
5 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (21.05%) Content Management
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.63%) Network Management
8 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (47.37%) CCNP
2 13 (34.21%) CCNA
3 8 (21.05%) JNCIA
4 5 (13.16%) CCDP
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCIE
4 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) CCSA
7 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (81.58%) Juniper
3 30 (78.95%) F5
4 18 (47.37%) CheckPoint
5 9 (23.68%) VMware
5 9 (23.68%) HP
6 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.26%) NetScout
7 2 (5.26%) Nortel
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds