The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 838 698 791
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +93
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 64 158 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.76% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 131 76
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19370 20855 21221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.14% 20.04% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15386 16913 17844
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -40 24 £50,000 -4.76% 2
London -113 21 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Yorkshire -25 13 - -
West Midlands +2 4 £40,000 -20.00%
North West -4 1 £52,500 -16.00% 1
East of England -16 1 £38,500 -48.66%
South West - 1 £38,800 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 160 (99.38%) Cisco
2 154 (95.65%) Firewall
3 147 (91.30%) Cisco ASA
4 128 (79.50%) CheckPoint
5 104 (64.60%) Cisco Certification
6 85 (52.80%) Network Security
7 83 (51.55%) F5
8 81 (50.31%) CCNP
9 66 (40.99%) Cisco PIX
10 61 (37.89%) Juniper
11 60 (37.27%) MPLS
12 59 (36.65%) WAN
13 52 (32.30%) CCNA
14 46 (28.57%) Microsoft
15 43 (26.71%) VPN
15 43 (26.71%) DNS
15 43 (26.71%) SolarWinds
16 41 (25.47%) LAN
17 38 (23.60%) BGP
18 36 (22.36%) CCSP
18 36 (22.36%) Incident Management
19 33 (20.50%) SNMP
20 32 (19.88%) ITIL
20 32 (19.88%) Telecoms
21 31 (19.25%) Network Monitoring
22 30 (18.63%) Blue Coat
22 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
22 30 (18.63%) OSPF
23 29 (18.01%) VoIP
23 29 (18.01%) BIG-IP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (11.80%) Lync
2 10 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.97%) Moodle
4 6 (3.73%) IIS
5 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.24%) Apache
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Office
1 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 154 (95.65%) Firewall
2 147 (91.30%) Cisco ASA
3 85 (52.80%) Network Security
4 66 (40.99%) Cisco PIX
5 60 (37.27%) MPLS
6 59 (36.65%) WAN
7 43 (26.71%) VPN
7 43 (26.71%) DNS
8 41 (25.47%) LAN
9 38 (23.60%) BGP
10 33 (20.50%) SNMP
11 30 (18.63%) TCP/IP
11 30 (18.63%) OSPF
12 29 (18.01%) VoIP
12 29 (18.01%) BIG-IP
13 26 (16.15%) Internet
14 25 (15.53%) SMTP
15 21 (13.04%) DHCP
15 21 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (11.18%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 32 (19.88%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.80%) Back Office
3 15 (9.32%) Retail
4 11 (6.83%) Billing
5 8 (4.97%) Finance
6 4 (2.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (47.20%) Network Engineer
2 39 (24.22%) Security Engineer
3 36 (22.36%) Analyst
4 25 (15.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (15.53%) Service Analyst
5 21 (13.04%) IP Engineer
6 19 (11.80%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (7.45%) Network Support
9 10 (6.21%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Network Analyst
9 10 (6.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Consultant
10 9 (5.59%) Network Security Analyst
10 9 (5.59%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) Network Specialist
11 7 (4.35%) Architect
12 6 (3.73%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (3.73%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.73%) CSS
2 4 (2.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Firmware
2 7 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.62%) PKI
5 1 (0.62%) SecurID
5 1 (0.62%) CMDB
5 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.45%) Linux
2 9 (5.59%) UNIX
3 6 (3.73%) Windows
4 4 (2.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.36%) Incident Management
2 32 (19.88%) ITIL
3 31 (19.25%) Network Monitoring
4 26 (16.15%) Capacity Planning
4 26 (16.15%) E-Commerce
5 20 (12.42%) ITIL V3
6 11 (6.83%) Release Management
6 11 (6.83%) CRM
7 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.59%) Information Security
8 8 (4.97%) Validation
8 8 (4.97%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.97%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.97%) Network Design
9 5 (3.11%) Network Management
9 5 (3.11%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.48%) Project Management
10 4 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.86%) Network Load Balancing
12 2 (1.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.73%) Perl
2 5 (3.11%) C
Qualifications
1 104 (64.60%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (50.31%) CCNP
3 52 (32.30%) CCNA
4 36 (22.36%) CCSP
5 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (15.53%) MCSE
5 25 (15.53%) MCSA
5 25 (15.53%) MOS
6 23 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
7 22 (13.66%) CCSA
8 20 (12.42%) CCIE
9 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
10 14 (8.70%) CCSE
11 10 (6.21%) Check Point Certification
12 9 (5.59%) SC Cleared
12 9 (5.59%) CCDA
13 8 (4.97%) CCVP
14 5 (3.11%) Degree
14 5 (3.11%) JNCIA
14 5 (3.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (17.39%) ProxySG
2 10 (6.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.62%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (5.59%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (4.97%) OpenView
3 8 (4.97%) SCOM
4 5 (3.11%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.62%) Cacti
Vendors
1 160 (99.38%) Cisco
2 128 (79.50%) CheckPoint
3 83 (51.55%) F5
4 61 (37.89%) Juniper
5 46 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 43 (26.71%) SolarWinds
7 30 (18.63%) Blue Coat
8 23 (14.29%) HP
9 21 (13.04%) Nokia
10 11 (6.83%) Fortinet
10 11 (6.83%) Crossbeam
11 10 (6.21%) BT
12 9 (5.59%) Clearswift
12 9 (5.59%) McAfee
13 8 (4.97%) Sophos
13 8 (4.97%) BMC
13 8 (4.97%) Barracuda Networks
14 5 (3.11%) Citrix
15 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
16 3 (1.86%) Foundry
London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 21 days ago