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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 823 795 937
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +142
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 76 142 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.14% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.80% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 73 88 31
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%
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
15801 17735 19909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.15% 17.38% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13270 14518 16004
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -17 49 £55,000 - 2
South East +32 18 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South West - 4 £31,750 -
North East - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Cisco
2 144 (92.90%) Firewall
3 141 (90.97%) Cisco Certification
4 128 (82.58%) CCNP
5 124 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
6 89 (57.42%) Palo Alto
7 88 (56.77%) Juniper
8 77 (49.68%) VPN
9 76 (49.03%) F5
10 75 (48.39%) Network Security
10 75 (48.39%) CheckPoint
11 71 (45.81%) BGP
12 68 (43.87%) EIGRP
13 61 (39.35%) CCNA
14 56 (36.13%) WAN
15 53 (34.19%) OSPF
16 42 (27.10%) LAN
17 40 (25.81%) ITIL
18 37 (23.87%) Data Centre
19 36 (23.23%) Wireless
19 36 (23.23%) CCSP
20 35 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
20 35 (22.58%) NX-OS
21 34 (21.94%) High Availability
21 34 (21.94%) Telecoms
22 32 (20.65%) E-Commerce
23 29 (18.71%) Internet
23 29 (18.71%) SolarWinds
23 29 (18.71%) Multicast
24 28 (18.06%) Cisco PIX

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 (5.81%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.58%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (8.39%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (92.90%) Firewall
2 124 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 77 (49.68%) VPN
4 75 (48.39%) Network Security
5 71 (45.81%) BGP
6 68 (43.87%) EIGRP
7 56 (36.13%) WAN
8 53 (34.19%) OSPF
9 42 (27.10%) LAN
10 36 (23.23%) Wireless
11 35 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (22.58%) NX-OS
12 29 (18.71%) Internet
12 29 (18.71%) Multicast
13 28 (18.06%) Cisco PIX
13 28 (18.06%) VLAN
14 27 (17.42%) DNS
14 27 (17.42%) MPLS
15 26 (16.77%) BIG-IP
16 25 (16.13%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (21.94%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.26%) Finance
3 16 (10.32%) Banking
4 8 (5.16%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (78.71%) Network Engineer
2 41 (26.45%) Cisco Engineer
2 41 (26.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 41 (26.45%) Security Engineer
3 39 (25.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 32 (20.65%) Network Support
4 32 (20.65%) Network Support Engineer
4 32 (20.65%) Support Engineer
5 30 (19.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 27 (17.42%) Data Network Engineer
7 26 (16.77%) Data Engineer
8 23 (14.84%) Network Systems Engineer
8 23 (14.84%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (14.84%) Systems Support
8 23 (14.84%) Systems Support Engineer
9 17 (10.97%) Analyst
9 17 (10.97%) Firewall Engineer
9 17 (10.97%) Network Analyst
10 14 (9.03%) Cisco Support
10 14 (9.03%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.74%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.94%) HTML
2 3 (1.94%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.87%) Data Centre
2 22 (14.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (12.26%) Internet of Things
4 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.16%) Online Games
6 7 (4.52%) IVR
7 5 (3.23%) Clustering
7 5 (3.23%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.29%) iPad
9 2 (1.29%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.29%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) Linux
2 5 (3.23%) Windows
3 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.94%) Unix
4 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.81%) ITIL
2 34 (21.94%) High Availability
3 32 (20.65%) E-Commerce
4 25 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
5 24 (15.48%) Migration
6 22 (14.19%) Problem Management
6 22 (14.19%) SIEM
6 22 (14.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 21 (13.55%) DDoS Mitigation
8 19 (12.26%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (12.26%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (10.97%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (10.32%) Load Balancing
11 14 (9.03%) Change Management
11 14 (9.03%) Network Design
12 12 (7.74%) Fault Analysis
12 12 (7.74%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.74%) Network Load Balancing
13 11 (7.10%) Network Management
13 11 (7.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.13%) Perl
2 20 (12.90%) Python
3 19 (12.26%) Ruby
4 8 (5.16%) C
5 3 (1.94%) Java
5 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (90.97%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (82.58%) CCNP
3 61 (39.35%) CCNA
4 36 (23.23%) CCSP
5 28 (18.06%) CCIE
6 27 (17.42%) CCSE
7 25 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 22 (14.19%) CCIP
8 22 (14.19%) SSCP
9 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (7.10%) Degree
11 10 (6.45%) CCVP
11 10 (6.45%) MCSE
12 9 (5.81%) MCSA
12 9 (5.81%) MOS
12 9 (5.81%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (3.87%) CCSA
14 5 (3.23%) CCDA
14 5 (3.23%) CCDP
15 4 (2.58%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) SLA
2 7 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) SAS 70
System Software
1 24 (15.48%) Firmware
2 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.94%) iptables
3 3 (1.94%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.94%) vSphere
4 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (17.42%) Cacti
2 21 (13.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 14 (9.03%) Nagios
4 13 (8.39%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (8.39%) OpenNMS
5 7 (4.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (4.52%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (4.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.58%) Ansible
6 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.58%) Puppet
7 2 (1.29%) Graphite
7 2 (1.29%) Juniper STRM
7 2 (1.29%) OpenView
7 2 (1.29%) Opsview
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 155 (100.00%) Cisco
2 89 (57.42%) Palo Alto
3 88 (56.77%) Juniper
4 76 (49.03%) F5
5 75 (48.39%) CheckPoint
6 29 (18.71%) SolarWinds
7 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
8 20 (12.90%) Splunk
9 19 (12.26%) HP
9 19 (12.26%) VMware
10 9 (5.81%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (4.52%) Aruba
12 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
12 5 (3.23%) SonicWALL
13 4 (2.58%) Foundry
14 3 (1.94%) Egenera
14 3 (1.94%) NetScout
15 2 (1.29%) Brocade
15 2 (1.29%) Imperva
15 2 (1.29%) Riverbed
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