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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 812 835 905
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +70
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 84 110 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.63% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77 68 30
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
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
15542 17563 19188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.07% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13052 14475 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
London +24 51 £55,000 +30.95% 4
South East +30 27 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North East - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £40,750 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Cisco
2 154 (93.33%) Firewall
3 149 (90.30%) Cisco Certification
4 134 (81.21%) CCNP
5 127 (76.97%) Cisco ASA
6 99 (60.00%) Palo Alto
7 89 (53.94%) Juniper
8 88 (53.33%) BGP
9 86 (52.12%) VPN
10 83 (50.30%) CheckPoint
11 75 (45.45%) EIGRP
11 75 (45.45%) F5
12 73 (44.24%) Network Security
13 72 (43.64%) OSPF
14 69 (41.82%) CCNA
15 61 (36.97%) WAN
16 54 (32.73%) LAN
17 45 (27.27%) ITIL
18 42 (25.45%) CCSP
19 41 (24.85%) High Availability
20 39 (23.64%) NX-OS
21 37 (22.42%) Cisco Nexus
21 37 (22.42%) Wireless
22 36 (21.82%) Multicast
23 34 (20.61%) CCSE
23 34 (20.61%) VLAN
23 34 (20.61%) Data Centre
24 32 (19.39%) Telecoms
24 32 (19.39%) DNS
24 32 (19.39%) IPv4

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 9 (5.45%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.03%) IIS
4 4 (2.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 154 (93.33%) Firewall
2 127 (76.97%) Cisco ASA
3 88 (53.33%) BGP
4 86 (52.12%) VPN
5 75 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 73 (44.24%) Network Security
7 72 (43.64%) OSPF
8 61 (36.97%) WAN
9 54 (32.73%) LAN
10 39 (23.64%) NX-OS
11 37 (22.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (22.42%) Wireless
12 36 (21.82%) Multicast
13 34 (20.61%) VLAN
14 32 (19.39%) DNS
14 32 (19.39%) IPv4
15 27 (16.36%) Internet
15 27 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
16 25 (15.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (19.39%) Telecoms
2 25 (15.15%) Finance
3 20 (12.12%) Banking
4 8 (4.85%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 49 (29.70%) Cisco Engineer
2 49 (29.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 44 (26.67%) Support Engineer
4 43 (26.06%) Network Support
4 43 (26.06%) Network Support Engineer
5 36 (21.82%) Security Engineer
6 34 (20.61%) Network Security Engineer
7 33 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
7 33 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 32 (19.39%) Data Engineer
9 29 (17.58%) Network Systems Engineer
9 29 (17.58%) Systems Engineer
9 29 (17.58%) Systems Support
9 29 (17.58%) Systems Support Engineer
10 19 (11.52%) Firewall Engineer
11 17 (10.30%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 17 (10.30%) Cisco Support
11 17 (10.30%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 16 (9.70%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.03%) HTML
2 5 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.61%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (10.30%) Internet of Things
4 13 (7.88%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.85%) Online Games
6 7 (4.24%) Clustering
6 7 (4.24%) IVR
7 5 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (1.21%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.21%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.67%) Linux
2 6 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.03%) Unix
3 5 (3.03%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Solaris
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.27%) ITIL
2 41 (24.85%) High Availability
3 24 (14.55%) E-Commerce
4 23 (13.94%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (13.33%) Migration
6 21 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (12.12%) SIEM
7 20 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 19 (11.52%) DDoS Mitigation
9 17 (10.30%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (10.30%) Problem Management
10 16 (9.70%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (9.09%) Change Management
11 15 (9.09%) Load Balancing
11 15 (9.09%) Network Design
12 13 (7.88%) Network Load Balancing
12 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
13 9 (5.45%) Network Management
14 8 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (4.85%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.15%) Perl
2 18 (10.91%) Python
3 17 (10.30%) Ruby
4 8 (4.85%) C
5 5 (3.03%) Java
5 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (90.30%) Cisco Certification
2 134 (81.21%) CCNP
3 69 (41.82%) CCNA
4 42 (25.45%) CCSP
5 34 (20.61%) CCSE
6 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
7 21 (12.73%) CCIE
8 20 (12.12%) CCIP
8 20 (12.12%) SSCP
9 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (6.06%) CCVP
10 10 (6.06%) MCSE
10 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
11 9 (5.45%) MCSA
11 9 (5.45%) MOS
11 9 (5.45%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (4.24%) Degree
13 6 (3.64%) CCSA
14 5 (3.03%) CCDA
14 5 (3.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.70%) SLA
2 7 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) SAS 70
System Software
1 26 (15.76%) Firmware
2 15 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.03%) iptables
3 5 (3.03%) vSphere
4 3 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (11.52%) Cacti
2 16 (9.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (6.67%) OpenNMS
4 8 (4.85%) Nagios
5 7 (4.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (4.24%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (4.24%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (3.64%) Ansible
6 6 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.64%) Puppet
7 3 (1.82%) vRealize
8 2 (1.21%) Graphite
8 2 (1.21%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (1.21%) OpenView
8 2 (1.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 165 (100.00%) Cisco
2 99 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 89 (53.94%) Juniper
4 83 (50.30%) CheckPoint
5 75 (45.45%) F5
6 24 (14.55%) SolarWinds
7 23 (13.94%) VMware
8 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 21 (12.73%) HP
10 18 (10.91%) Splunk
11 9 (5.45%) Extreme Networks
12 7 (4.24%) Aruba
12 7 (4.24%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.64%) Foundry
14 5 (3.03%) Egenera
14 5 (3.03%) SonicWALL
15 4 (2.42%) Sun
16 3 (1.82%) NetScout
17 2 (1.21%) Brocade
17 2 (1.21%) Imperva
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