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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 787 686 771
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +85
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 92 148 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.86% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 40 96 102
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
19358 17253 20821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 17.54% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15438 14104 17240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Yorkshire -24 34 - -
London -54 29 £42,500 -26.08%
South East -40 21 £44,000 -2.22% 5
East of England -18 5 £60,000 +27.65%
South West -11 3 £32,500 -7.14%
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Cisco
2 137 (95.80%) Firewall
3 135 (94.41%) Cisco ASA
4 111 (77.62%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (69.93%) CheckPoint
6 99 (69.23%) WAN
7 98 (68.53%) CCNP
8 89 (62.24%) LAN
9 84 (58.74%) Network Security
10 83 (58.04%) MPLS
11 58 (40.56%) CCSP
12 57 (39.86%) VoIP
13 52 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
13 52 (36.36%) Incident Management
14 51 (35.66%) E-Commerce
15 50 (34.97%) F5
16 46 (32.17%) BGP
17 44 (30.77%) VPN
18 43 (30.07%) OSPF
19 41 (28.67%) Juniper
20 36 (25.17%) TCP/IP
21 33 (23.08%) CCNA
21 33 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
22 29 (20.28%) ITIL
23 27 (18.88%) Telecoms
24 25 (17.48%) Load Balancing
25 20 (13.99%) SolarWinds
26 19 (13.29%) IPsec
26 19 (13.29%) EIGRP
26 19 (13.29%) DNS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (6.99%) Lync
2 8 (5.59%) Moodle
2 8 (5.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.20%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) Apache
5 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Office
2 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 137 (95.80%) Firewall
2 135 (94.41%) Cisco ASA
3 99 (69.23%) WAN
4 89 (62.24%) LAN
5 84 (58.74%) Network Security
6 83 (58.04%) MPLS
7 57 (39.86%) VoIP
8 46 (32.17%) BGP
9 44 (30.77%) VPN
10 43 (30.07%) OSPF
11 36 (25.17%) TCP/IP
12 33 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (13.29%) IPsec
13 19 (13.29%) EIGRP
13 19 (13.29%) DNS
14 17 (11.89%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (11.19%) Internet
16 13 (9.09%) Ethernet
16 13 (9.09%) VLAN
17 12 (8.39%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
General
1 27 (18.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.20%) Finance
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (65.73%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.89%) Security Engineer
3 14 (9.79%) Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 11 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.29%) Network Support
7 8 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.20%) Network Team Leader
8 6 (4.20%) Administrator
9 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Network Administrator
9 5 (3.50%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.50%) IP Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Design Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.80%) XML
1 4 (2.80%) HTML
2 2 (1.40%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) Firmware
2 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.40%) User Experience
4 2 (1.40%) VLE
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Clustering
5 1 (0.70%) Replication
5 1 (0.70%) CMDB
5 1 (0.70%) SecurID
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Linux
2 9 (6.29%) UNIX
3 5 (3.50%) Windows
4 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.80%) Solaris
5 3 (2.10%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
1 52 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 51 (35.66%) E-Commerce
3 29 (20.28%) ITIL
4 25 (17.48%) Load Balancing
5 17 (11.89%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (10.49%) Project Management
7 13 (9.09%) Network Management
8 11 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (6.29%) Validation
9 9 (6.29%) Network Design
9 9 (6.29%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.90%) Line Management
11 5 (3.50%) Information Security
11 5 (3.50%) Release Management
12 4 (2.80%) Capacity Management
12 4 (2.80%) Web Development
13 3 (2.10%) Network Architecture
13 3 (2.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (1.40%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.29%) C
2 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.80%) Java
2 4 (2.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 111 (77.62%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (68.53%) CCNP
3 58 (40.56%) CCSP
4 33 (23.08%) CCNA
5 16 (11.19%) CCIE
6 11 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (6.99%) MOS
7 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.99%) MCSE
7 10 (6.99%) MCSA
8 8 (5.59%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (4.20%) CCDP
9 6 (4.20%) CISSP
10 5 (3.50%) CCDA
10 5 (3.50%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.80%) CCSA
11 4 (2.80%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.80%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.10%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) pfSense
3 2 (1.40%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (3.50%) Cacti
2 5 (3.50%) RANCID
2 5 (3.50%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (2.10%) OpenView
3 3 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 143 (100.00%) Cisco
2 100 (69.93%) CheckPoint
3 50 (34.97%) F5
4 41 (28.67%) Juniper
5 20 (13.99%) SolarWinds
6 17 (11.89%) Microsoft
6 17 (11.89%) HP
7 13 (9.09%) Fortinet
8 8 (5.59%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (5.59%) BT
8 8 (5.59%) Sophos
8 8 (5.59%) BMC
9 7 (4.90%) Foundry
10 6 (4.20%) VMware
11 5 (3.50%) Nokia
12 4 (2.80%) Egenera
12 4 (2.80%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.80%) Sun
13 3 (2.10%) Nortel
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