The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 327 272 318
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +46
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 5 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 1.96% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 35 18
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1952 2245 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.48% 19.14% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 2011 2014
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
London

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 17 April 2014.

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 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (16.67%) Multicast
6 1 (16.67%) Foundry
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CCIE
6 1 (16.67%) CCSP
6 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) VPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Multicast
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCVP
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (16.67%) Foundry
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago