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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 795 802 714
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -88
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 66 84 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.43% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 104
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £23,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
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
17361 19676 18035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 18.15% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14501 15652 14656
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 32 £39,500 -7.05% 1
South East -8 24 £63,750 +30.76% 1
West Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
East of England +5 3 - -
Yorkshire -17 3 £52,500 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Cisco
2 190 (84.82%) Firewall
3 163 (72.77%) Cisco ASA
4 159 (70.98%) Cisco Certification
5 157 (70.09%) BGP
6 142 (63.39%) CCNP
7 130 (58.04%) CheckPoint
7 130 (58.04%) F5
7 130 (58.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 129 (57.59%) OSPF
9 116 (51.79%) Juniper
10 96 (42.86%) LAN
11 89 (39.73%) DNS
12 87 (38.84%) Data Centre
13 83 (37.05%) WAN
14 77 (34.38%) EIGRP
15 73 (32.59%) Network Security
16 70 (31.25%) VPN
17 69 (30.80%) ITIL
18 62 (27.68%) CCNA
18 62 (27.68%) CCIE
18 62 (27.68%) Security Cleared
19 55 (24.55%) Load Balancing
20 52 (23.21%) MPLS
21 48 (21.43%) CCSA
21 48 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
21 48 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 47 (20.98%) SNMP
23 45 (20.09%) DHCP
23 45 (20.09%) CCSE

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (1.79%) IIS
2 3 (1.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (9.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 190 (84.82%) Firewall
2 163 (72.77%) Cisco ASA
3 157 (70.09%) BGP
4 130 (58.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 129 (57.59%) OSPF
6 96 (42.86%) LAN
7 89 (39.73%) DNS
8 83 (37.05%) WAN
9 77 (34.38%) EIGRP
10 73 (32.59%) Network Security
11 70 (31.25%) VPN
12 52 (23.21%) MPLS
13 48 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
13 48 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 47 (20.98%) SNMP
15 45 (20.09%) DHCP
16 38 (16.96%) NetScreen
17 33 (14.73%) BIG-IP
18 31 (13.84%) Cisco PIX
18 31 (13.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 32 (14.29%) Banking
3 21 (9.38%) Finance
4 6 (2.68%) Retail
5 4 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Electronics
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 125 (55.80%) Network Engineer
2 35 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (13.84%) Firewall Engineer
4 25 (11.16%) Security Engineer
5 24 (10.71%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 24 (10.71%) Architect
6 22 (9.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 21 (9.38%) Network Architect
7 21 (9.38%) Network Support
8 20 (8.93%) Support Engineer
9 18 (8.04%) Network Support Engineer
10 14 (6.25%) Network Administrator
10 14 (6.25%) Administrator
10 14 (6.25%) Network Consultant
10 14 (6.25%) Consultant
11 13 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 13 (5.80%) Senior Network Administrator
11 13 (5.80%) Firewall Specialist
12 12 (5.36%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.05%) CSS
2 11 (4.91%) 802.1X
3 8 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 87 (38.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.23%) CMDB
4 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (0.89%) IPTV
4 2 (0.89%) Online Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (1.34%) UNIX
2 3 (1.34%) Windows
3 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.80%) ITIL
2 55 (24.55%) Load Balancing
3 44 (19.64%) Network Management
4 29 (12.95%) Network Design
5 23 (10.27%) Project Management
6 16 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (6.70%) Service Management
8 14 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (5.80%) ITIL V3
10 12 (5.36%) TOGAF
10 12 (5.36%) Capacity Management
11 11 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.91%) Security Patching
11 11 (4.91%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.46%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.57%) Content Management
13 8 (3.57%) Network Architecture
13 8 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
14 7 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 159 (70.98%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (63.39%) CCNP
3 62 (27.68%) CCNA
3 62 (27.68%) CCIE
3 62 (27.68%) Security Cleared
4 48 (21.43%) CCSA
5 45 (20.09%) CCSE
6 38 (16.96%) JNCIP
7 25 (11.16%) SC Cleared
8 22 (9.82%) Check Point Certification
9 15 (6.70%) Degree
10 11 (4.91%) CCDP
10 11 (4.91%) JNCIE
11 10 (4.46%) DV Cleared
12 9 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.68%) CISSP
13 6 (2.68%) CCSP
13 6 (2.68%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.89%) CCVP
15 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) COBIT
3 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.46%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (8.04%) FortiGate
3 17 (7.59%) Cacti
3 17 (7.59%) OpenNMS
4 11 (4.91%) Nagios
4 11 (4.91%) Cisco LMS
4 11 (4.91%) Opsview
5 8 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 224 (100.00%) Cisco
2 130 (58.04%) CheckPoint
2 130 (58.04%) F5
3 116 (51.79%) Juniper
4 40 (17.86%) VMware
5 18 (8.04%) Blue Coat
5 18 (8.04%) HP
6 8 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 8 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 6 (2.68%) SonicWALL
7 6 (2.68%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.34%) Radware
8 3 (1.34%) TippingPoint
9 2 (0.89%) Imperva
9 2 (0.89%) Software AG
9 2 (0.89%) Nokia
9 2 (0.89%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.89%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.89%) webMethods
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