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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 699 855 727
Rank change year-on-year
+156 -128
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 161 53 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.28% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 108 37 106
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -22.72%
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
17952 19268 19769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.83% 17.44% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14467 15482 16077
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +113 102 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East +34 34 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Yorkshire +5 10 £40,000 -
West Midlands +2 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
East of England - 2 £52,500 -
South West -12 1 £40,000 +3.09%
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 297 (100.00%) Cisco
2 255 (85.86%) Firewall
3 250 (84.18%) Cisco ASA
4 225 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
5 201 (67.68%) CCNP
6 182 (61.28%) BGP
7 165 (55.56%) CheckPoint
8 164 (55.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 155 (52.19%) F5
10 152 (51.18%) Juniper
11 142 (47.81%) LAN
12 134 (45.12%) WAN
13 133 (44.78%) OSPF
14 123 (41.41%) VPN
15 116 (39.06%) ITIL
16 115 (38.72%) EIGRP
17 106 (35.69%) DNS
18 101 (34.01%) CCNA
19 91 (30.64%) Security Cleared
20 86 (28.96%) Network Security
21 83 (27.95%) CCIE
22 80 (26.94%) Data Centre
23 72 (24.24%) Load Balancing
24 67 (22.56%) SNMP
25 66 (22.22%) DHCP
26 62 (20.88%) Cisco PIX
27 61 (20.54%) JNCIP
27 61 (20.54%) CCSA
28 56 (18.86%) NetScreen
29 55 (18.52%) MPLS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (2.36%) MS Exchange
1 7 (2.36%) Lync
2 6 (2.02%) Moodle
3 2 (0.67%) IIS
3 2 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (6.73%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.69%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.36%) Office 365
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 255 (85.86%) Firewall
2 250 (84.18%) Cisco ASA
3 182 (61.28%) BGP
4 164 (55.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 142 (47.81%) LAN
6 134 (45.12%) WAN
7 133 (44.78%) OSPF
8 123 (41.41%) VPN
9 115 (38.72%) EIGRP
10 106 (35.69%) DNS
11 86 (28.96%) Network Security
12 67 (22.56%) SNMP
13 66 (22.22%) DHCP
14 62 (20.88%) Cisco PIX
15 56 (18.86%) NetScreen
16 55 (18.52%) MPLS
17 52 (17.51%) Cisco IOS
18 44 (14.81%) Wireshark
19 37 (12.46%) Wireless
19 37 (12.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (8.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (12.79%) Finance
2 25 (8.42%) Banking
3 23 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.04%) Retail
5 9 (3.03%) Legal
6 6 (2.02%) Electronics
6 6 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 160 (53.87%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.50%) Network Support
3 40 (13.47%) Senior Network Engineer
4 38 (12.79%) Support Engineer
5 37 (12.46%) Architect
5 37 (12.46%) Firewall Engineer
6 36 (12.12%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 34 (11.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 32 (10.77%) Network Architect
9 26 (8.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 25 (8.42%) Cisco Engineer
11 22 (7.41%) Consultant
12 20 (6.73%) Network Consultant
13 18 (6.06%) Security Engineer
14 16 (5.39%) Firewall Specialist
15 14 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
16 12 (4.04%) Team Leader
16 12 (4.04%) Cisco Support
17 11 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
18 10 (3.37%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.41%) CSS
2 13 (4.38%) RESTful
3 1 (0.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (26.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.38%) Public Cloud
3 8 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.36%) CMDB
5 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.02%) VLE
5 6 (2.02%) IPTV
5 6 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.08%) Linux
2 12 (4.04%) UNIX
2 12 (4.04%) Windows
3 1 (0.34%) Solaris
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.34%) Debian
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (39.06%) ITIL
2 72 (24.24%) Load Balancing
3 41 (13.80%) Network Design
4 34 (11.45%) ITIL V3
5 33 (11.11%) Service Management
6 31 (10.44%) Network Management
7 30 (10.10%) Capacity Management
8 28 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
9 27 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 26 (8.75%) Security Patching
10 26 (8.75%) Incident Management
11 25 (8.42%) Project Management
12 22 (7.41%) TOGAF
13 21 (7.07%) E-Commerce
14 17 (5.72%) Content Management
15 13 (4.38%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.38%) Network Architecture
15 13 (4.38%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (3.70%) Migration
16 11 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.36%) Perl
2 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.34%) C
2 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 225 (75.76%) Cisco Certification
2 201 (67.68%) CCNP
3 101 (34.01%) CCNA
4 91 (30.64%) Security Cleared
5 83 (27.95%) CCIE
6 61 (20.54%) CCSA
6 61 (20.54%) JNCIP
7 52 (17.51%) CCSE
8 32 (10.77%) DV Cleared
9 31 (10.44%) SC Cleared
10 21 (7.07%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (7.07%) CCDP
11 18 (6.06%) JNCIA
11 18 (6.06%) Degree
12 12 (4.04%) Check Point Certification
13 11 (3.70%) JNCIE
14 5 (1.68%) CISSP
15 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.35%) CCSP
15 4 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (17.51%) SLA
2 10 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.03%) COBIT
4 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 42 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.02%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 36 (12.12%) Cisco Prime
2 26 (8.75%) Cisco LMS
2 26 (8.75%) Opsview
2 26 (8.75%) Nagios
3 25 (8.42%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (4.04%) FortiGate
5 10 (3.37%) Cacti
5 10 (3.37%) OpenNMS
6 6 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 297 (100.00%) Cisco
2 165 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 155 (52.19%) F5
4 152 (51.18%) Juniper
5 50 (16.84%) VMware
6 23 (7.74%) HP
7 21 (7.07%) Microsoft
8 15 (5.05%) SolarWinds
9 13 (4.38%) Riverbed
10 10 (3.37%) Blue Coat
11 9 (3.03%) Sourcefire
12 8 (2.69%) Fortinet
13 7 (2.36%) Oracle
14 6 (2.02%) Siemens
14 6 (2.02%) webMethods
14 6 (2.02%) SonicWALL
14 6 (2.02%) Polycom
14 6 (2.02%) Software AG
15 5 (1.68%) ArcSight
16 4 (1.35%) Sony
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire, South East, United Kingdom
Virtustream
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago