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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 800 684 792
Rank change year-on-year
-116 +108
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 82 146 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.81% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 102 77
Average salary £42,500 £52,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% +11.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £42,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
19276 17936 20631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.72% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15425 14596 17106
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 £63,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -21 31 - -
London -31 29 £42,500 -22.72% 1
South East -64 15 £50,000 - 2
South West -6 3 £32,500 -10.34% 1
East of England -17 3 - -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Cisco
2 129 (95.56%) Firewall
3 127 (94.07%) Cisco ASA
4 101 (74.81%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (68.89%) CheckPoint
6 89 (65.93%) CCNP
6 89 (65.93%) WAN
7 83 (61.48%) Network Security
8 79 (58.52%) MPLS
9 75 (55.56%) LAN
10 51 (37.78%) VoIP
11 50 (37.04%) CCSP
12 46 (34.07%) Capacity Planning
12 46 (34.07%) Incident Management
13 45 (33.33%) E-Commerce
14 44 (32.59%) VPN
14 44 (32.59%) BGP
14 44 (32.59%) F5
15 43 (31.85%) OSPF
16 40 (29.63%) Juniper
17 35 (25.93%) TCP/IP
18 34 (25.19%) CCNA
19 30 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
20 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
21 25 (18.52%) ITIL
22 20 (14.81%) SolarWinds
22 20 (14.81%) Linux
22 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
23 19 (14.07%) IPsec
23 19 (14.07%) Load Balancing

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (5.93%) IIS
1 8 (5.93%) Lync
2 6 (4.44%) Moodle
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.96%) Apache
3 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Office
2 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 129 (95.56%) Firewall
2 127 (94.07%) Cisco ASA
3 89 (65.93%) WAN
4 83 (61.48%) Network Security
5 79 (58.52%) MPLS
6 75 (55.56%) LAN
7 51 (37.78%) VoIP
8 44 (32.59%) BGP
8 44 (32.59%) VPN
9 43 (31.85%) OSPF
10 35 (25.93%) TCP/IP
11 30 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (14.07%) IPsec
13 18 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (13.33%) DNS
14 16 (11.85%) EIGRP
15 14 (10.37%) Internet
16 12 (8.89%) SNMP
16 12 (8.89%) VLAN
17 11 (8.15%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.70%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Finance
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (65.93%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.30%) Security Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (8.15%) Analyst
5 10 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.44%) Administrator
7 6 (4.44%) IP Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Network Administrator
8 5 (3.70%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.96%) Design Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Network Support
9 4 (2.96%) Firewall Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Senior IP Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Network Architect
10 3 (2.22%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) HTML
1 4 (2.96%) .NET
1 4 (2.96%) XML
2 3 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Firmware
2 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.74%) Replication
4 1 (0.74%) Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) SecurID
4 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Linux
2 11 (8.15%) UNIX
3 7 (5.19%) Windows
4 4 (2.96%) Solaris
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) Incident Management
1 46 (34.07%) Capacity Planning
2 45 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 25 (18.52%) ITIL
4 19 (14.07%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.37%) Project Management
5 14 (10.37%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (9.63%) Network Management
7 11 (8.15%) Validation
8 9 (6.67%) Network Design
8 9 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.93%) Release Management
9 8 (5.93%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.70%) Information Security
11 4 (2.96%) Web Development
11 4 (2.96%) Capacity Management
12 3 (2.22%) Network Architecture
12 3 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.22%) Problem Management
13 2 (1.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.93%) C
2 5 (3.70%) Perl
3 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 101 (74.81%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (65.93%) CCNP
3 50 (37.04%) CCSP
4 34 (25.19%) CCNA
5 14 (10.37%) CCIE
6 11 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.67%) MOS
7 9 (6.67%) MCSE
7 9 (6.67%) MCSA
8 7 (5.19%) JNCIA
8 7 (5.19%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (4.44%) CISSP
10 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.96%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.96%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.96%) CCSA
11 3 (2.22%) CCDA
11 3 (2.22%) CCDP
11 3 (2.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) pfSense
3 2 (1.48%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.74%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) Cacti
1 5 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (3.70%) FortiGate
1 5 (3.70%) RANCID
2 3 (2.22%) OpenView
2 3 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.48%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) Cisco
2 93 (68.89%) CheckPoint
3 44 (32.59%) F5
4 40 (29.63%) Juniper
5 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.81%) SolarWinds
6 15 (11.11%) HP
7 14 (10.37%) Fortinet
8 7 (5.19%) Foundry
8 7 (5.19%) BMC
9 6 (4.44%) Sophos
9 6 (4.44%) BT
9 6 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (4.44%) VMware
10 5 (3.70%) Nokia
11 4 (2.96%) Sun
11 4 (2.96%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.96%) Egenera
11 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.22%) Trend Micro
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