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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 315 315 322
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 9 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.94% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 19
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
1957 1805 2248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.88% 15.20% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1593 2003
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) Fortinet
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (75.00%) CCNP
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (50.00%) VPLS
6 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (16.67%) DMZ
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) Avaya
7 2 (16.67%) Siemens
7 2 (16.67%) PBX
7 2 (16.67%) PSTN
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 2 (16.67%) Fast Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) MPLS
2 11 (91.67%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (50.00%) VPLS
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) PBX
6 2 (16.67%) PSTN
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SSL
6 2 (16.67%) DMZ
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) DSL
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Siemens