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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 749 749 719
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 117 115 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.64% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 84 78 104
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,450 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 19 December 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 19 December 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
London +58 46 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South East +7 45 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East of England -14 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire -47 12 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands -11 1 £65,000 +69.93%
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Cisco
2 193 (91.90%) Firewall
3 188 (89.52%) Cisco ASA
4 176 (83.81%) Cisco Certification
5 145 (69.05%) CCNP
6 139 (66.19%) WAN
7 130 (61.90%) LAN
8 117 (55.71%) CheckPoint
9 102 (48.57%) BGP
10 90 (42.86%) Network Security
11 88 (41.90%) F5
12 87 (41.43%) VPN
13 85 (40.48%) MPLS
14 84 (40.00%) OSPF
15 75 (35.71%) Juniper
16 71 (33.81%) CCNA
17 69 (32.86%) ITIL
18 68 (32.38%) VoIP
19 62 (29.52%) CCSP
20 57 (27.14%) Cisco PIX
20 57 (27.14%) Incident Management
21 52 (24.76%) EIGRP
22 51 (24.29%) Cisco Nexus
23 48 (22.86%) TCP/IP
24 47 (22.38%) Capacity Planning
24 47 (22.38%) E-Commerce
25 43 (20.48%) Load Balancing
26 39 (18.57%) SLA
27 38 (18.10%) Cisco IOS
27 38 (18.10%) DNS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (10.00%) Lync
2 20 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 15 (7.14%) Moodle
4 8 (3.81%) Apache
5 6 (2.86%) IIS
5 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.43%) Node.js
7 2 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (9.52%) MS Office
2 13 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 193 (91.90%) Firewall
2 188 (89.52%) Cisco ASA
3 139 (66.19%) WAN
4 130 (61.90%) LAN
5 102 (48.57%) BGP
6 90 (42.86%) Network Security
7 87 (41.43%) VPN
8 85 (40.48%) MPLS
9 84 (40.00%) OSPF
10 68 (32.38%) VoIP
11 57 (27.14%) Cisco PIX
12 52 (24.76%) EIGRP
13 51 (24.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 48 (22.86%) TCP/IP
15 38 (18.10%) DNS
15 38 (18.10%) Cisco IOS
16 31 (14.76%) Internet
17 29 (13.81%) WLAN
18 24 (11.43%) SAN
19 23 (10.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.43%) MySQL
1 3 (1.43%) Informix
1 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (1.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (1.43%) Redis
1 3 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (3.81%) JIRA
3 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 28 (13.33%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.81%) Banking
4 5 (2.38%) Retail
4 5 (2.38%) Games
5 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 129 (61.43%) Network Engineer
2 22 (10.48%) Network Support
2 22 (10.48%) Team Leader
2 22 (10.48%) Network Team Leader
3 18 (8.57%) Analyst
3 18 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 13 (6.19%) Network Support Engineer
5 13 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (5.24%) Network Analyst
7 10 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (3.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) Consultant
9 7 (3.33%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.33%) Administrator
9 7 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.86%) Network Administrator
10 6 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (2.86%) Network Specialist
10 6 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.38%) HTML
1 5 (2.38%) XML
2 3 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.24%) VLE
4 10 (4.76%) CMDB
5 9 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.43%) Clustering
6 3 (1.43%) IBM XIV
7 2 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.95%) Linux
2 9 (4.29%) Windows
3 7 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.86%) UNIX
5 4 (1.90%) Solaris
6 3 (1.43%) CentOS
6 3 (1.43%) Debian
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (32.86%) ITIL
2 57 (27.14%) Incident Management
3 47 (22.38%) E-Commerce
3 47 (22.38%) Capacity Planning
4 43 (20.48%) Load Balancing
5 38 (18.10%) Kalman Filter
6 36 (17.14%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (10.48%) Project Management
8 19 (9.05%) ITIL V3
9 18 (8.57%) Network Management
10 17 (8.10%) Service Management
11 13 (6.19%) Capacity Management
12 12 (5.71%) Content Management
13 11 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.24%) Line Management
14 10 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
14 10 (4.76%) Configuration Management
15 9 (4.29%) Network Design
15 9 (4.29%) Change Control
16 8 (3.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.81%) Perl
1 8 (3.81%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.86%) C
3 5 (2.38%) Java
4 4 (1.90%) SQL
5 3 (1.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 176 (83.81%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (69.05%) CCNP
3 71 (33.81%) CCNA
4 62 (29.52%) CCSP
5 25 (11.90%) CCIE
6 16 (7.62%) CCSA
7 15 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 12 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.71%) CISSP
9 10 (4.76%) DV Cleared
9 10 (4.76%) JNCIA
10 9 (4.29%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (3.81%) CCVP
11 8 (3.81%) CCSE
12 7 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (3.33%) MCSE
13 6 (2.86%) MCSA
13 6 (2.86%) MOS
13 6 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (18.57%) SLA
2 8 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.10%) Firmware
3 7 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.43%) vSphere
4 3 (1.43%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.95%) pfSense
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (10.95%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (6.19%) SolarWinds Orion
3 12 (5.71%) Cacti
3 12 (5.71%) Nagios
3 12 (5.71%) Opsview
4 9 (4.29%) RANCID
4 9 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (4.29%) Cisco LMS
4 9 (4.29%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.90%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.43%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.43%) Salt
7 3 (1.43%) Graphite
8 2 (0.95%) OpenView
Vendors
1 210 (100.00%) Cisco
2 117 (55.71%) CheckPoint
3 88 (41.90%) F5
4 75 (35.71%) Juniper
5 31 (14.76%) SolarWinds
6 20 (9.52%) VMware
7 17 (8.10%) HP
8 11 (5.24%) Microsoft
8 11 (5.24%) Fortinet
9 9 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.81%) BMC
11 7 (3.33%) Siemens
11 7 (3.33%) Foundry
12 6 (2.86%) Trend Micro
12 6 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (2.86%) Symantec
12 6 (2.86%) Sophos
12 6 (2.86%) BT
13 5 (2.38%) Sun
13 5 (2.38%) Egenera
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