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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 713 846 715
Rank change year-on-year
+133 -131
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 170 58 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.052% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.30% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 121 42 121
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -19.04%
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
18666 19210 20899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.28% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14856 15293 17047
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 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 1 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 +99 93 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South East +27 42 £46,500 -2.10% 1
Yorkshire +9 13 £40,000 -
West Midlands -7 10 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
South West -2 1 £40,000 +3.09%
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Cisco
2 259 (86.91%) Cisco ASA
3 253 (84.90%) Firewall
4 232 (77.85%) Cisco Certification
5 208 (69.80%) CCNP
6 177 (59.40%) BGP
7 155 (52.01%) CheckPoint
8 154 (51.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 150 (50.34%) F5
9 150 (50.34%) Juniper
10 143 (47.99%) WAN
11 135 (45.30%) LAN
12 132 (44.30%) VPN
13 129 (43.29%) ITIL
14 126 (42.28%) OSPF
15 119 (39.93%) EIGRP
16 110 (36.91%) CCNA
17 100 (33.56%) DNS
18 89 (29.87%) Network Security
19 85 (28.52%) Security Cleared
20 76 (25.50%) CCIE
21 73 (24.50%) Load Balancing
22 65 (21.81%) Cisco PIX
22 65 (21.81%) SNMP
23 63 (21.14%) DHCP
24 60 (20.13%) CCSA
25 59 (19.80%) MPLS
26 58 (19.46%) SLA
27 57 (19.13%) JNCIP
28 53 (17.79%) Cisco IOS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (3.69%) MS Exchange
1 11 (3.69%) Lync
2 7 (2.35%) Moodle
3 4 (1.34%) Apache
4 2 (0.67%) IIS
4 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (7.38%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.03%) MS Office
3 8 (2.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.69%) Office 365
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 259 (86.91%) Cisco ASA
2 253 (84.90%) Firewall
3 177 (59.40%) BGP
4 154 (51.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 143 (47.99%) WAN
6 135 (45.30%) LAN
7 132 (44.30%) VPN
8 126 (42.28%) OSPF
9 119 (39.93%) EIGRP
10 100 (33.56%) DNS
11 89 (29.87%) Network Security
12 65 (21.81%) Cisco PIX
12 65 (21.81%) SNMP
13 63 (21.14%) DHCP
14 59 (19.80%) MPLS
15 53 (17.79%) Cisco IOS
16 51 (17.11%) NetScreen
17 46 (15.44%) Wireshark
18 42 (14.09%) VoIP
19 38 (12.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.34%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.67%) MySQL
2 2 (0.67%) Informix
2 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.67%) Redis
2 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (9.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.67%) JIRA
2 2 (0.67%) Subversion
2 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (16.11%) Finance
2 21 (7.05%) Banking
3 15 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.03%) Retail
5 9 (3.02%) Legal
6 8 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.01%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Billing
9 2 (0.67%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 158 (53.02%) Network Engineer
2 47 (15.77%) Network Support
3 39 (13.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 34 (11.41%) Support Engineer
5 32 (10.74%) Architect
5 32 (10.74%) Firewall Engineer
5 32 (10.74%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 29 (9.73%) Network Support Engineer
7 27 (9.06%) Network Architect
7 27 (9.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 25 (8.39%) Cisco Engineer
9 23 (7.72%) Consultant
10 19 (6.38%) Team Leader
11 18 (6.04%) Network Team Leader
12 17 (5.70%) Network Consultant
13 16 (5.37%) Firewall Specialist
13 16 (5.37%) Security Engineer
14 12 (4.03%) Cisco Support
14 12 (4.03%) Network Security Engineer
15 11 (3.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.37%) CSS
2 13 (4.36%) RESTful
3 2 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.36%) Public Cloud
2 10 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (2.68%) CMDB
5 7 (2.35%) VLE
6 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.01%) IPTV
6 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.67%) Clustering
7 2 (0.67%) IBM XIV
7 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.40%) Linux
2 15 (5.03%) Windows
3 12 (4.03%) UNIX
4 3 (1.01%) Debian
4 3 (1.01%) CentOS
5 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Solaris
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (43.29%) ITIL
2 73 (24.50%) Load Balancing
3 40 (13.42%) Kalman Filter
4 37 (12.42%) Service Management
4 37 (12.42%) ITIL V3
5 36 (12.08%) Network Design
6 32 (10.74%) Capacity Management
7 29 (9.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (9.40%) Incident Management
9 27 (9.06%) Project Management
10 25 (8.39%) Content Management
11 24 (8.05%) Network Management
12 22 (7.38%) E-Commerce
12 22 (7.38%) TOGAF
13 18 (6.04%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (5.03%) Service Delivery
14 15 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (4.36%) Network Architecture
16 11 (3.69%) Migration
17 10 (3.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.68%) Perl
2 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.67%) PHP
3 2 (0.67%) SQL
3 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.34%) C
4 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 232 (77.85%) Cisco Certification
2 208 (69.80%) CCNP
3 110 (36.91%) CCNA
4 85 (28.52%) Security Cleared
5 76 (25.50%) CCIE
6 60 (20.13%) CCSA
7 57 (19.13%) JNCIP
8 50 (16.78%) CCSE
9 34 (11.41%) DV Cleared
10 28 (9.40%) SC Cleared
11 24 (8.05%) JNCIA
12 23 (7.72%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (6.04%) Degree
14 17 (5.70%) CCDP
15 10 (3.36%) Check Point Certification
16 9 (3.02%) CCSP
17 7 (2.35%) CISSP
18 6 (2.01%) JNCIE
19 5 (1.68%) CCVP
20 4 (1.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (19.46%) SLA
2 11 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.02%) COBIT
4 4 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 42 (14.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.68%) Firmware
3 5 (1.68%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 37 (12.42%) Cisco Prime
2 30 (10.07%) Opsview
2 30 (10.07%) Nagios
3 29 (9.73%) CiscoWorks
4 28 (9.40%) Cisco LMS
5 11 (3.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (3.69%) Cacti
5 11 (3.69%) FortiGate
6 9 (3.02%) OpenNMS
7 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.67%) Graphite
7 2 (0.67%) Salt
8 1 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 298 (100.00%) Cisco
2 155 (52.01%) CheckPoint
3 150 (50.34%) F5
3 150 (50.34%) Juniper
4 50 (16.78%) VMware
5 22 (7.38%) HP
5 22 (7.38%) SolarWinds
6 21 (7.05%) Microsoft
7 13 (4.36%) Riverbed
8 10 (3.36%) Sourcefire
9 9 (3.02%) Fortinet
10 7 (2.35%) Siemens
10 7 (2.35%) Oracle
10 7 (2.35%) Polycom
11 6 (2.01%) IBM
11 6 (2.01%) Software AG
11 6 (2.01%) webMethods
12 5 (1.68%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.34%) TippingPoint
13 4 (1.34%) SonicWALL
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