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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 774 716 731
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +15
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 102 150 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.85% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 100 118
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £42,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £66,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +5.88%
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
19221 17728 20919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.44% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15309 14445 17200
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Yorkshire -43 34 - - 1
London -7 29 £55,000 -4.34% 2
South East -23 25 £43,250 -11.28% 2
East of England -7 11 £50,000 - 1
South West -21 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 151 (95.57%) Firewall
3 143 (90.51%) Cisco ASA
4 128 (81.01%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (70.89%) CCNP
6 108 (68.35%) WAN
7 106 (67.09%) LAN
7 106 (67.09%) CheckPoint
8 85 (53.80%) Network Security
9 79 (50.00%) MPLS
10 65 (41.14%) VoIP
11 64 (40.51%) CCSP
12 59 (37.34%) Incident Management
13 57 (36.08%) Capacity Planning
14 55 (34.81%) F5
14 55 (34.81%) E-Commerce
15 54 (34.18%) VPN
16 51 (32.28%) BGP
17 44 (27.85%) OSPF
18 42 (26.58%) Cisco PIX
19 40 (25.32%) TCP/IP
19 40 (25.32%) Juniper
20 35 (22.15%) CCNA
21 32 (20.25%) Load Balancing
22 29 (18.35%) ITIL
23 26 (16.46%) Cisco IOS
24 25 (15.82%) EIGRP
24 25 (15.82%) Network Monitoring
25 21 (13.29%) IPsec
25 21 (13.29%) WLAN

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (6.33%) Lync
2 9 (5.70%) Moodle
2 9 (5.70%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.16%) IIS
5 4 (2.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) MS Office
2 9 (5.70%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (95.57%) Firewall
2 143 (90.51%) Cisco ASA
3 108 (68.35%) WAN
4 106 (67.09%) LAN
5 85 (53.80%) Network Security
6 79 (50.00%) MPLS
7 65 (41.14%) VoIP
8 54 (34.18%) VPN
9 51 (32.28%) BGP
10 44 (27.85%) OSPF
11 42 (26.58%) Cisco PIX
12 40 (25.32%) TCP/IP
13 26 (16.46%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (15.82%) EIGRP
15 21 (13.29%) DNS
15 21 (13.29%) WLAN
15 21 (13.29%) IPsec
16 17 (10.76%) Internet
17 16 (10.13%) BIG-IP
18 14 (8.86%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (12.66%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.59%) Finance
3 5 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Games
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 100 (63.29%) Network Engineer
2 14 (8.86%) Security Engineer
3 13 (8.23%) Analyst
4 11 (6.96%) Network Support
5 10 (6.33%) Team Leader
5 10 (6.33%) Network Team Leader
6 8 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Administrator
8 6 (3.80%) Network Analyst
8 6 (3.80%) Network Administrator
9 5 (3.16%) Architect
9 5 (3.16%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.53%) IP Engineer
10 4 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) HTML
1 4 (2.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.16%) VLE
4 4 (2.53%) CMDB
4 4 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.03%) Linux
2 7 (4.43%) UNIX
3 5 (3.16%) Windows
4 4 (2.53%) Solaris
4 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.34%) Incident Management
2 57 (36.08%) Capacity Planning
3 55 (34.81%) E-Commerce
4 32 (20.25%) Load Balancing
5 29 (18.35%) ITIL
6 25 (15.82%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (10.13%) Project Management
7 16 (10.13%) Network Management
8 13 (8.23%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (6.96%) Line Management
10 9 (5.70%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.43%) Validation
11 7 (4.43%) Network Design
12 6 (3.80%) Information Security
13 5 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.16%) Capacity Management
14 4 (2.53%) Change Control
14 4 (2.53%) Network Load Balancing
14 4 (2.53%) Web Development
14 4 (2.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.80%) C
2 4 (2.53%) Java
2 4 (2.53%) Perl
2 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (81.01%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (70.89%) CCNP
3 64 (40.51%) CCSP
4 35 (22.15%) CCNA
5 20 (12.66%) CCIE
6 8 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.43%) CCSA
7 7 (4.43%) MCSE
7 7 (4.43%) CISSP
8 6 (3.80%) MCSA
8 6 (3.80%) MOS
8 6 (3.80%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (3.16%) CCDA
9 5 (3.16%) CCDP
9 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.53%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.53%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.59%) Firmware
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.53%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.27%) pfSense
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (5.70%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (5.70%) Cacti
2 9 (5.70%) RANCID
3 4 (2.53%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.90%) OpenView
4 3 (1.90%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.63%) Opsview
5 1 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 106 (67.09%) CheckPoint
3 55 (34.81%) F5
4 40 (25.32%) Juniper
5 21 (13.29%) SolarWinds
6 13 (8.23%) HP
7 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.70%) VMware
8 9 (5.70%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.06%) BMC
10 7 (4.43%) Foundry
11 6 (3.80%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (3.80%) Sophos
11 6 (3.80%) BT
11 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.16%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.53%) Huawei
13 4 (2.53%) Egenera
13 4 (2.53%) Trend Micro
13 4 (2.53%) Siemens
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