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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 845 796 823
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +27
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 64 133 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.73% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 53 105 65
Average salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 0 49 £55,000 -4.34% 5
South East -26 14 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Yorkshire +6 1 £42,500 -22.72%
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 93 (100.00%) Cisco
2 86 (92.47%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (89.25%) CCNP
4 81 (87.10%) Firewall
5 74 (79.57%) Cisco ASA
6 63 (67.74%) F5
7 58 (62.37%) Juniper
7 58 (62.37%) Network Security
8 43 (46.24%) Data Centre
9 38 (40.86%) Palo Alto
9 38 (40.86%) BGP
10 35 (37.63%) CheckPoint
11 33 (35.48%) BIG-IP
12 31 (33.33%) CCNA
13 28 (30.11%) OSPF
13 28 (30.11%) VPN
13 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
13 28 (30.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 28 (30.11%) Cacti
14 27 (29.03%) WAN
15 26 (27.96%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (25.81%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (25.81%) SolarWinds
16 24 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (24.73%) EIGRP
17 23 (24.73%) ITIL
17 23 (24.73%) Telecoms
18 22 (23.66%) CCIE
18 22 (23.66%) MPLS
18 22 (23.66%) Load Balancing

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (87.10%) Firewall
2 74 (79.57%) Cisco ASA
3 58 (62.37%) Network Security
4 38 (40.86%) BGP
5 33 (35.48%) BIG-IP
6 28 (30.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 28 (30.11%) OSPF
6 28 (30.11%) VPN
7 27 (29.03%) WAN
8 26 (27.96%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (25.81%) Cisco PIX
10 23 (24.73%) EIGRP
11 22 (23.66%) MPLS
12 21 (22.58%) LAN
13 20 (21.51%) DNS
14 18 (19.35%) VLAN
15 17 (18.28%) NX-OS
16 16 (17.20%) IPv4
17 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
General
1 23 (24.73%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Games
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (67.74%) Network Engineer
2 27 (29.03%) Security Engineer
2 27 (29.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (27.96%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (16.13%) Analyst
4 15 (16.13%) Network Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Network Security Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Security Analyst
6 11 (11.83%) Network Support
6 11 (11.83%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Network Administrator
8 9 (9.68%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Senior Network Administrator
9 8 (8.60%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Juniper Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (46.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (7.53%) Internet of Things
3 5 (5.38%) Online Games
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) CatOS
2 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Unix
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) E-Commerce
2 23 (24.73%) ITIL
3 22 (23.66%) Load Balancing
4 20 (21.51%) Fault Analysis
5 19 (20.43%) Mentoring
6 16 (17.20%) Network Management
7 15 (16.13%) Problem Management
8 14 (15.05%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (12.90%) Security Architecture
10 11 (11.83%) ITIL V3
10 11 (11.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (10.75%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (10.75%) Project Management
12 8 (8.60%) Network Design
13 7 (7.53%) DDoS Mitigation
13 7 (7.53%) High Availability
13 7 (7.53%) Migration
13 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (7.53%) SIEM
13 7 (7.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) Perl
2 7 (7.53%) Python
2 7 (7.53%) Ruby
3 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (92.47%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (89.25%) CCNP
3 31 (33.33%) CCNA
4 22 (23.66%) CCIE
4 22 (23.66%) Degree
5 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
6 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.75%) CCSP
7 10 (10.75%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (9.68%) CCSE
9 7 (7.53%) CCIP
9 7 (7.53%) SSCP
10 2 (2.15%) CCSA
10 2 (2.15%) MCSA
10 2 (2.15%) MCSE
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.15%) MOS
10 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.08%) CCDA
11 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) Firmware
3 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (30.11%) Cacti
2 21 (22.58%) SolarWinds Orion
3 19 (20.43%) Nagios
4 9 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (9.68%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Cisco
2 63 (67.74%) F5
3 58 (62.37%) Juniper
4 38 (40.86%) Palo Alto
5 35 (37.63%) CheckPoint
6 24 (25.81%) SolarWinds
7 12 (12.90%) VMware
8 6 (6.45%) Splunk
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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