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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 712 814 723
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -91
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 154 66 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.063% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.37% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 124 46 121
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £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
18450 17976 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.11% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14815 14283 16616
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 £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 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 30 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 +58 69 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South East +25 49 £45,250 -13.80% 2
Yorkshire -2 10 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -22 10 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England +24 9 £50,000 +29.87%
East Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
South West -17 2 £52,500 +35.30%
North West - 1 £65,000 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Cisco
2 236 (88.72%) Cisco ASA
3 231 (86.84%) Firewall
4 214 (80.45%) Cisco Certification
5 186 (69.92%) CCNP
6 156 (58.65%) BGP
7 135 (50.75%) WAN
8 132 (49.62%) CheckPoint
9 129 (48.50%) LAN
10 127 (47.74%) VPN
10 127 (47.74%) F5
11 124 (46.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 122 (45.86%) Juniper
13 120 (45.11%) ITIL
14 112 (42.11%) OSPF
15 107 (40.23%) EIGRP
16 102 (38.35%) CCNA
17 81 (30.45%) Network Security
18 77 (28.95%) DNS
19 72 (27.07%) Cisco PIX
20 62 (23.31%) Security Cleared
20 62 (23.31%) Load Balancing
21 60 (22.56%) CCIE
22 58 (21.80%) SLA
23 53 (19.92%) MPLS
24 49 (18.42%) SNMP
24 49 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
25 46 (17.29%) VoIP
26 45 (16.92%) CCSA
27 44 (16.54%) VMware

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 16 (6.02%) MS Exchange
1 16 (6.02%) Lync
2 11 (4.14%) Moodle
3 5 (1.88%) Apache
4 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.13%) Node.js
5 2 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (6.39%) MS Office
2 16 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 236 (88.72%) Cisco ASA
2 231 (86.84%) Firewall
3 156 (58.65%) BGP
4 135 (50.75%) WAN
5 129 (48.50%) LAN
6 127 (47.74%) VPN
7 124 (46.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 112 (42.11%) OSPF
9 107 (40.23%) EIGRP
10 81 (30.45%) Network Security
11 77 (28.95%) DNS
12 72 (27.07%) Cisco PIX
13 53 (19.92%) MPLS
14 49 (18.42%) SNMP
14 49 (18.42%) Cisco IOS
15 46 (17.29%) VoIP
16 41 (15.41%) DHCP
17 39 (14.66%) IPsec
17 39 (14.66%) Wireshark
18 38 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
1 4 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.13%) Informix
2 3 (1.13%) MySQL
2 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.13%) Redis
2 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (9.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.50%) JIRA
3 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.13%) Subversion
General
1 44 (16.54%) Finance
2 13 (4.89%) Banking
3 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.76%) Retail
5 8 (3.01%) Legal
5 8 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.50%) Electronics
6 4 (1.50%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 151 (56.77%) Network Engineer
2 41 (15.41%) Network Support
3 37 (13.91%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (10.90%) Support Engineer
5 25 (9.40%) Architect
6 23 (8.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 23 (8.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 21 (7.89%) Network Architect
7 21 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 21 (7.89%) Network Team Leader
7 21 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
8 19 (7.14%) Consultant
9 17 (6.39%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 17 (6.39%) Firewall Engineer
10 14 (5.26%) Security Engineer
11 12 (4.51%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.51%) Firewall Specialist
11 12 (4.51%) Cisco Support
12 11 (4.14%) Analyst
12 11 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.89%) CSS
2 9 (3.38%) RESTful
3 3 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.13%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.89%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (4.51%) CMDB
2 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.14%) VLE
4 9 (3.38%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.50%) IPTV
6 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.13%) Clustering
7 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.13%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.89%) Linux
2 16 (6.02%) Windows
3 12 (4.51%) UNIX
4 3 (1.13%) Debian
4 3 (1.13%) CentOS
4 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (45.11%) ITIL
2 62 (23.31%) Load Balancing
3 43 (16.17%) Kalman Filter
4 38 (14.29%) Service Management
5 33 (12.41%) ITIL V3
6 31 (11.65%) Incident Management
7 30 (11.28%) Network Design
8 28 (10.53%) Capacity Management
9 27 (10.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 27 (10.15%) Network Monitoring
10 23 (8.65%) Content Management
11 21 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 20 (7.52%) Project Management
13 17 (6.39%) TOGAF
14 15 (5.64%) Network Management
15 13 (4.89%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (4.51%) Configuration Management
16 12 (4.51%) Network Load Balancing
17 11 (4.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.50%) Perl
1 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.13%) PHP
2 3 (1.13%) SQL
2 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.38%) C
3 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 214 (80.45%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (69.92%) CCNP
3 102 (38.35%) CCNA
4 62 (23.31%) Security Cleared
5 60 (22.56%) CCIE
6 45 (16.92%) CCSA
7 36 (13.53%) JNCIP
8 31 (11.65%) DV Cleared
9 29 (10.90%) CCSE
10 23 (8.65%) SC Cleared
11 22 (8.27%) JNCIA
12 19 (7.14%) CCSP
13 18 (6.77%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (6.02%) Degree
15 14 (5.26%) CCDP
16 11 (4.14%) Check Point Certification
17 9 (3.38%) CCVP
18 7 (2.63%) CISSP
19 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 4 (1.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (21.80%) SLA
2 11 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.01%) COBIT
4 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 37 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.38%) Firmware
3 6 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.50%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) iptables
Systems Management
1 36 (13.53%) CiscoWorks
2 28 (10.53%) Nagios
2 28 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 28 (10.53%) Opsview
3 25 (9.40%) Cisco LMS
4 17 (6.39%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (3.38%) Cacti
6 8 (3.01%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.13%) Salt
7 3 (1.13%) RANCID
7 3 (1.13%) Graphite
7 3 (1.13%) OpenNMS
7 3 (1.13%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.13%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 266 (100.00%) Cisco
2 132 (49.62%) CheckPoint
3 127 (47.74%) F5
4 122 (45.86%) Juniper
5 44 (16.54%) VMware
6 31 (11.65%) SolarWinds
7 19 (7.14%) HP
8 18 (6.77%) Microsoft
9 10 (3.76%) Siemens
9 10 (3.76%) Polycom
10 9 (3.38%) Riverbed
11 8 (3.01%) Sourcefire
12 7 (2.63%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.63%) IBM
12 7 (2.63%) Oracle
13 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.50%) Software AG
14 4 (1.50%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.50%) Sony
14 4 (1.50%) Nortel
Greenwich, London
Lorien
Salary: £50k - £60k per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago