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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 817 903 847
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -56
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 47 31 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.031% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.19% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 80
Median salary £49,000 £56,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.27% +24.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £46,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +20.00%
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
14446 16669 19433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.76% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13888 15718
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +89 24 £46,500 -25.89% 1
London +58 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
South West - 6 £54,500 -
West Midlands -3 4 £34,000 -15.00% 1
North West - 2 £55,000 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Cisco
2 118 (94.40%) Firewall
3 110 (88.00%) Cisco ASA
4 100 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (70.40%) BGP
6 80 (64.00%) OSPF
6 80 (64.00%) CCNP
7 79 (63.20%) Palo Alto
8 68 (54.40%) Juniper
9 62 (49.60%) F5
10 59 (47.20%) Network Security
11 55 (44.00%) LAN
12 53 (42.40%) DNS
13 52 (41.60%) CCNA
14 49 (39.20%) CheckPoint
15 47 (37.60%) WAN
16 43 (34.40%) Wireless
17 42 (33.60%) VPN
18 38 (30.40%) Data Centre
19 36 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
20 35 (28.00%) MPLS
21 32 (25.60%) EIGRP
22 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
22 28 (22.40%) Security Cleared
23 26 (20.80%) Kalman Filter
24 24 (19.20%) ADSL
25 23 (18.40%) SLA
26 22 (17.60%) SNMP
26 22 (17.60%) Wi-Fi
27 21 (16.80%) ITIL

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 10 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.60%) Apache
2 7 (5.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) IaaS
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (94.40%) Firewall
2 110 (88.00%) Cisco ASA
3 88 (70.40%) BGP
4 80 (64.00%) OSPF
5 59 (47.20%) Network Security
6 55 (44.00%) LAN
7 53 (42.40%) DNS
8 47 (37.60%) WAN
9 43 (34.40%) Wireless
10 42 (33.60%) VPN
11 36 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (28.00%) MPLS
13 32 (25.60%) EIGRP
14 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
15 24 (19.20%) ADSL
16 22 (17.60%) SNMP
16 22 (17.60%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (16.80%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (11.20%) Cisco Wireless
18 14 (11.20%) SHDSL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (8.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (76.80%) Network Engineer
2 28 (22.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (21.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (19.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (16.80%) Support Engineer
6 18 (14.40%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 18 (14.40%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (14.40%) Security Engineer
7 17 (13.60%) Network Support
7 17 (13.60%) Network Support Engineer
8 15 (12.00%) Design Engineer
8 15 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
8 15 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
9 14 (11.20%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.60%) HTML
2 7 (5.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.40%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.60%) Clustering
3 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) iPad
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.40%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.40%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) IPTV
6 1 (0.80%) IVR
6 1 (0.80%) Online Games
6 1 (0.80%) PKI
6 1 (0.80%) Statistics
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Linux
2 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (5.60%) Solaris
2 7 (5.60%) Unix
3 2 (1.60%) Windows
4 1 (0.80%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.80%) Kalman Filter
2 21 (16.80%) ITIL
3 17 (13.60%) Network Design
4 15 (12.00%) Network Management
5 13 (10.40%) Change Management
5 13 (10.40%) High Availability
5 13 (10.40%) Problem Management
6 10 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.20%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (6.40%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.40%) Trend Analysis
9 7 (5.60%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.60%) Load Balancing
9 7 (5.60%) Web Development
10 6 (4.80%) Data Security
10 6 (4.80%) Process Management
11 5 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (4.00%) SIEM
11 5 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) Perl
2 8 (6.40%) Python
3 7 (5.60%) Java
3 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (64.00%) CCNP
3 52 (41.60%) CCNA
4 28 (22.40%) Security Cleared
5 21 (16.80%) SC Cleared
6 18 (14.40%) CCSP
7 15 (12.00%) CCIE
8 7 (5.60%) CCSE
8 7 (5.60%) CCVP
9 3 (2.40%) CCIP
9 3 (2.40%) SSCP
10 1 (0.80%) CCDA
10 1 (0.80%) CCDP
10 1 (0.80%) CCSA
10 1 (0.80%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.80%) Degree
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.40%) SLA
2 9 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) Firmware
2 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.40%) vSphere
3 7 (5.60%) iptables
4 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) Ansible
1 10 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
1 10 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (8.00%) Puppet
2 8 (6.40%) vRealize
3 7 (5.60%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.80%) Cacti
5 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.80%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.80%) OpenView
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) Cisco
2 79 (63.20%) Palo Alto
3 68 (54.40%) Juniper
4 62 (49.60%) F5
5 49 (39.20%) CheckPoint
6 19 (15.20%) HP
7 18 (14.40%) VMware
8 16 (12.80%) SolarWinds
9 14 (11.20%) IronPort
10 12 (9.60%) Foundry
11 10 (8.00%) IBM
12 9 (7.20%) CA
12 9 (7.20%) Nokia
13 7 (5.60%) Egenera
13 7 (5.60%) Red Hat
13 7 (5.60%) Sun
14 6 (4.80%) NetScout
15 3 (2.40%) Splunk
16 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
16 1 (0.80%) SonicWALL
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