The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
UK / England
Rank 786 853 791
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -62
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 42 75 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.079% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.46% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 110
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £51,250 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +12.63%

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
12597 16402 18322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.20% 17.22% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10309 13753 14899
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

FWSM Salary Histogram in England

FWSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +61 18 £40,000 -23.80%
London +35 8 £50,000 -9.09%
East of England - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 7 £34,000 -
South West - 2 £37,750 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 97 (100.00%) Cisco
2 90 (92.78%) Firewall
3 80 (82.47%) Cisco ASA
4 76 (78.35%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (67.01%) BGP
6 61 (62.89%) Juniper
6 61 (62.89%) Palo Alto
7 60 (61.86%) CCNP
8 57 (58.76%) OSPF
9 52 (53.61%) Network Security
10 45 (46.39%) DNS
11 44 (45.36%) WAN
12 43 (44.33%) LAN
13 39 (40.21%) CCNA
14 38 (39.18%) MPLS
15 37 (38.14%) Wireless
16 35 (36.08%) CheckPoint
16 35 (36.08%) F5
17 26 (26.80%) TCP/IP
17 26 (26.80%) VPN
18 25 (25.77%) EIGRP
19 23 (23.71%) Kalman Filter
20 22 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
21 21 (21.65%) SolarWinds
22 20 (20.62%) Data Centre
23 19 (19.59%) SLA
23 19 (19.59%) ADSL
24 18 (18.56%) SNMP
24 18 (18.56%) CCIE
25 14 (14.43%) HP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.09%) IIS
2 2 (2.06%) Apache
2 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (92.78%) Firewall
2 80 (82.47%) Cisco ASA
3 65 (67.01%) BGP
4 57 (58.76%) OSPF
5 52 (53.61%) Network Security
6 45 (46.39%) DNS
7 44 (45.36%) WAN
8 43 (44.33%) LAN
9 38 (39.18%) MPLS
10 37 (38.14%) Wireless
11 26 (26.80%) TCP/IP
11 26 (26.80%) VPN
12 25 (25.77%) EIGRP
13 22 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (19.59%) ADSL
15 18 (18.56%) SNMP
16 13 (13.40%) Cisco IPT
17 12 (12.37%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (11.34%) Cisco PIX
19 10 (10.31%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (75.26%) Network Engineer
2 20 (20.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Security Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Network Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Network Support
10 3 (3.09%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Network Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.06%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.25%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.19%) iPad
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.03%) IVR
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Linux
1 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (2.06%) Solaris
1 2 (2.06%) Unix
2 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (14.43%) Network Management
3 13 (13.40%) Network Design
4 12 (12.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (11.34%) ITIL
6 10 (10.31%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.25%) Contract Management
7 8 (8.25%) Migration
7 8 (8.25%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (8.25%) Security Operations
8 7 (7.22%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.19%) High Availability
9 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.15%) Change Management
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.09%) Data Security
11 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) Perl
2 2 (2.06%) Java
2 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (78.35%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (61.86%) CCNP
3 39 (40.21%) CCNA
4 18 (18.56%) CCIE
5 10 (10.31%) CCSP
6 8 (8.25%) Degree
7 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.06%) CCVP
9 1 (1.03%) CCDP
9 1 (1.03%) CCSE
9 1 (1.03%) CISSP
9 1 (1.03%) IISP
9 1 (1.03%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) SLA
2 7 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Firmware
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) iptables
3 2 (2.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (9.28%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.06%) Ansible
4 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.06%) Puppet
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (62.89%) Juniper
2 61 (62.89%) Palo Alto
3 35 (36.08%) CheckPoint
3 35 (36.08%) F5
4 21 (21.65%) SolarWinds
5 14 (14.43%) HP
6 11 (11.34%) IBM
6 11 (11.34%) IronPort
7 9 (9.28%) CA
7 9 (9.28%) Nokia
8 6 (6.19%) Riverbed
9 5 (5.15%) NetScout
9 5 (5.15%) VMware
10 4 (4.12%) Brocade
10 4 (4.12%) Foundry
11 3 (3.09%) Forcepoint
12 2 (2.06%) Dell
12 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.06%) Sun