The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 176 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.087% - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £57,500 - £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
FWSM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
617 545 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.93% 14.34% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 496 464 533
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,215
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

FWSM
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the East Midlands region.

FWSM Salary Trend in the East Midlands

FWSM
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 3 £57,500 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) OpenFlow
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) OpenFlow
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Platform Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) ArcSight