The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 712 776 706
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -70
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 134 72 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.43% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 111 50 116
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £23,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
FWSM
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17828 16830 19519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.23% 17.12% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14379 13285 15969
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in England

FWSM
Salary Trend in England

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

FWSM Salary Trend in England

FWSM
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the England region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

FWSM Salary Histogram in England

FWSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
London +79 59 £55,000 +18.91% 6
South East -8 47 £45,250 +64.54% 3
East of England +8 10 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -18 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -11 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 - 1
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Cisco
2 226 (89.33%) Firewall
3 223 (88.14%) Cisco ASA
4 209 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (71.15%) CCNP
6 143 (56.52%) BGP
7 142 (56.13%) WAN
8 140 (55.34%) LAN
9 125 (49.41%) CheckPoint
10 121 (47.83%) VPN
11 116 (45.85%) F5
12 110 (43.48%) Juniper
13 108 (42.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 104 (41.11%) OSPF
15 103 (40.71%) ITIL
16 97 (38.34%) CCNA
17 96 (37.94%) EIGRP
18 88 (34.78%) Network Security
19 73 (28.85%) Cisco PIX
20 62 (24.51%) DNS
21 61 (24.11%) Load Balancing
22 55 (21.74%) MPLS
23 54 (21.34%) SLA
24 51 (20.16%) VoIP
25 49 (19.37%) CCIE
26 47 (18.58%) Cisco IOS
26 47 (18.58%) Security Cleared
27 43 (17.00%) Finance
27 43 (17.00%) TCP/IP
28 40 (15.81%) Kalman Filter

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.72%) MS Exchange
1 17 (6.72%) Lync
2 12 (4.74%) Moodle
3 4 (1.58%) Apache
4 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.19%) Node.js
5 2 (0.79%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (7.11%) MS Office
2 12 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 226 (89.33%) Firewall
2 223 (88.14%) Cisco ASA
3 143 (56.52%) BGP
4 142 (56.13%) WAN
5 140 (55.34%) LAN
6 121 (47.83%) VPN
7 108 (42.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 104 (41.11%) OSPF
9 96 (37.94%) EIGRP
10 88 (34.78%) Network Security
11 73 (28.85%) Cisco PIX
12 62 (24.51%) DNS
13 55 (21.74%) MPLS
14 51 (20.16%) VoIP
15 47 (18.58%) Cisco IOS
16 43 (17.00%) TCP/IP
17 36 (14.23%) IPsec
18 35 (13.83%) SNMP
19 34 (13.44%) Wireshark
20 32 (12.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.58%) Data Mining
1 4 (1.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.19%) Informix
2 3 (1.19%) MySQL
2 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.19%) Redis
2 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (7.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (2.77%) JIRA
3 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 43 (17.00%) Finance
2 13 (5.14%) Banking
3 11 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.56%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.37%) Retail
6 5 (1.98%) Legal
6 5 (1.98%) Games
7 4 (1.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 153 (60.47%) Network Engineer
2 45 (17.79%) Network Support
3 31 (12.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 30 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 25 (9.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 21 (8.30%) Team Leader
6 21 (8.30%) Network Team Leader
7 18 (7.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (7.11%) Architect
8 17 (6.72%) Consultant
9 16 (6.32%) Network Architect
9 16 (6.32%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (5.53%) Security Engineer
11 13 (5.14%) Firewall Engineer
11 13 (5.14%) Senior Firewall Engineer
12 12 (4.74%) Analyst
13 11 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (4.35%) Network Analyst
14 10 (3.95%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.35%) CSS
2 5 (1.98%) RESTful
3 3 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) Video Conferencing
1 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.74%) CMDB
2 12 (4.74%) VLE
3 11 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.58%) IPTV
4 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.19%) Clustering
5 3 (1.19%) IBM XIV
5 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.91%) Linux
2 18 (7.11%) Windows
3 9 (3.56%) UNIX
4 3 (1.19%) Debian
4 3 (1.19%) CentOS
4 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (40.71%) ITIL
2 61 (24.11%) Load Balancing
3 40 (15.81%) Kalman Filter
4 38 (15.02%) Incident Management
5 32 (12.65%) Service Management
6 30 (11.86%) ITIL V3
6 30 (11.86%) Network Monitoring
7 28 (11.07%) E-Commerce
8 27 (10.67%) Network Design
9 23 (9.09%) Capacity Management
10 22 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 20 (7.91%) Content Management
12 18 (7.11%) Project Management
13 17 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (5.53%) Network Management
14 14 (5.53%) Service Delivery
15 12 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (4.74%) Configuration Management
15 12 (4.74%) Network Load Balancing
15 12 (4.74%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.58%) Perl
1 4 (1.58%) SQL
1 4 (1.58%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.19%) PHP
3 2 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 209 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (71.15%) CCNP
3 97 (38.34%) CCNA
4 49 (19.37%) CCIE
5 47 (18.58%) Security Cleared
6 33 (13.04%) CCSA
7 32 (12.65%) CCSP
8 27 (10.67%) DV Cleared
9 25 (9.88%) JNCIP
10 24 (9.49%) SC Cleared
11 21 (8.30%) CCSE
12 19 (7.51%) JNCIA
13 17 (6.72%) CCDP
14 16 (6.32%) Degree
15 14 (5.53%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
17 9 (3.56%) CCVP
18 7 (2.77%) CISSP
19 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
20 5 (1.98%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (21.34%) SLA
2 10 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.98%) COBIT
4 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.79%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.95%) Firmware
3 7 (2.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.19%) vSphere
4 3 (1.19%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (14.62%) CiscoWorks
2 23 (9.09%) Nagios
2 23 (9.09%) Opsview
3 21 (8.30%) Cisco Prime
4 20 (7.91%) Cisco LMS
5 16 (6.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (3.16%) Cacti
7 4 (1.58%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.58%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.58%) RANCID
8 3 (1.19%) Graphite
8 3 (1.19%) Salt
8 3 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.40%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 253 (100.00%) Cisco
2 125 (49.41%) CheckPoint
3 116 (45.85%) F5
4 110 (43.48%) Juniper
5 36 (14.23%) VMware
6 30 (11.86%) SolarWinds
7 20 (7.91%) Microsoft
8 14 (5.53%) HP
9 9 (3.56%) Siemens
9 9 (3.56%) Polycom
10 8 (3.16%) Sourcefire
11 7 (2.77%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.77%) IBM
11 7 (2.77%) Oracle
12 5 (1.98%) Nortel
12 5 (1.98%) Riverbed
12 5 (1.98%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.58%) Software AG
13 4 (1.58%) Sony
13 4 (1.58%) NetScout
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, HealthCare, Onsite Facilities
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, On-Call, Overtime and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £5K on call + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
University College London
Salary: From £53,119 to £57,760 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago