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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 777 837 727
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -110
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 101 60 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 90
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £25,200 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -25.00%
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
17307 19542 18860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14322 15698 15238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +65 62 £42,000 -1.17% 3
South East +23 30 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands - 6 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire -16 3 £52,500 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Cisco
2 240 (85.71%) Firewall
3 217 (77.50%) Cisco ASA
4 195 (69.64%) Cisco Certification
5 184 (65.71%) BGP
6 178 (63.57%) CCNP
7 167 (59.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 160 (57.14%) F5
9 153 (54.64%) CheckPoint
10 143 (51.07%) OSPF
11 141 (50.36%) Juniper
12 115 (41.07%) LAN
13 105 (37.50%) WAN
14 103 (36.79%) EIGRP
15 100 (35.71%) DNS
16 94 (33.57%) VPN
16 94 (33.57%) ITIL
17 91 (32.50%) Data Centre
18 85 (30.36%) Network Security
19 81 (28.93%) CCNA
20 78 (27.86%) CCIE
21 74 (26.43%) Security Cleared
22 69 (24.64%) Load Balancing
23 62 (22.14%) MPLS
24 57 (20.36%) SNMP
25 56 (20.00%) CCSA
26 55 (19.64%) DHCP
27 51 (18.21%) Cisco PIX
28 50 (17.86%) VMware
29 49 (17.50%) Cisco IOS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.43%) IIS
2 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (9.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 240 (85.71%) Firewall
2 217 (77.50%) Cisco ASA
3 184 (65.71%) BGP
4 167 (59.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 143 (51.07%) OSPF
6 115 (41.07%) LAN
7 105 (37.50%) WAN
8 103 (36.79%) EIGRP
9 100 (35.71%) DNS
10 94 (33.57%) VPN
11 85 (30.36%) Network Security
12 62 (22.14%) MPLS
13 57 (20.36%) SNMP
14 55 (19.64%) DHCP
15 51 (18.21%) Cisco PIX
16 49 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
17 48 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 48 (17.14%) NetScreen
18 32 (11.43%) BIG-IP
19 29 (10.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 36 (12.86%) Finance
3 32 (11.43%) Banking
4 11 (3.93%) Retail
5 9 (3.21%) Legal
6 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.43%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 156 (55.71%) Network Engineer
2 40 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 38 (13.57%) Network Support
4 37 (13.21%) Architect
5 36 (12.86%) Firewall Engineer
6 34 (12.14%) Network Architect
7 29 (10.36%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 29 (10.36%) Support Engineer
8 27 (9.64%) Network Support Engineer
9 24 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
9 24 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 24 (8.57%) Security Engineer
10 21 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
11 18 (6.43%) Firewall Specialist
12 17 (6.07%) Network Consultant
12 17 (6.07%) Consultant
13 14 (5.00%) Administrator
14 13 (4.64%) Network Administrator
15 12 (4.29%) Cisco Support
15 12 (4.29%) Senior Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.07%) CSS
2 13 (4.64%) RESTful
3 11 (3.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 91 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.64%) Public Cloud
3 5 (1.79%) CMDB
4 4 (1.43%) IPTV
4 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (0.71%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.21%) Linux
2 8 (2.86%) UNIX
3 6 (2.14%) Windows
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (33.57%) ITIL
2 69 (24.64%) Load Balancing
3 41 (14.64%) Network Management
4 36 (12.86%) Network Design
5 26 (9.29%) Project Management
6 22 (7.86%) TOGAF
6 22 (7.86%) Kalman Filter
7 21 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (7.14%) Service Management
9 19 (6.79%) Capacity Management
10 18 (6.43%) ITIL V3
11 16 (5.71%) Security Patching
11 16 (5.71%) Content Management
11 16 (5.71%) Incident Management
12 15 (5.36%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.64%) Network Architecture
14 11 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (3.57%) Validation
16 9 (3.21%) Project Planning
16 9 (3.21%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.64%) Perl
2 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 195 (69.64%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (63.57%) CCNP
3 81 (28.93%) CCNA
4 78 (27.86%) CCIE
5 74 (26.43%) Security Cleared
6 56 (20.00%) CCSA
7 48 (17.14%) CCSE
7 48 (17.14%) JNCIP
8 24 (8.57%) SC Cleared
9 18 (6.43%) DV Cleared
9 18 (6.43%) Check Point Certification
10 17 (6.07%) CCDP
11 16 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (5.36%) JNCIA
13 14 (5.00%) Degree
14 11 (3.93%) JNCIE
15 6 (2.14%) CISSP
16 5 (1.79%) CCSP
17 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 2 (0.71%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.36%) SLA
2 9 (3.21%) COBIT
3 6 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.57%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (11.43%) Cisco Prime
2 20 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
3 19 (6.79%) FortiGate
4 16 (5.71%) Cisco LMS
4 16 (5.71%) Opsview
4 16 (5.71%) Nagios
4 16 (5.71%) Cacti
4 16 (5.71%) OpenNMS
5 3 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 280 (100.00%) Cisco
2 160 (57.14%) F5
3 153 (54.64%) CheckPoint
4 141 (50.36%) Juniper
5 50 (17.86%) VMware
6 26 (9.29%) HP
7 18 (6.43%) Blue Coat
8 13 (4.64%) Riverbed
8 13 (4.64%) Microsoft
9 9 (3.21%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.50%) ArcSight
11 6 (2.14%) SonicWALL
12 4 (1.43%) TippingPoint
12 4 (1.43%) Software AG
12 4 (1.43%) webMethods
13 3 (1.07%) Radware
14 2 (0.71%) Sony
14 2 (0.71%) Sourcefire
14 2 (0.71%) Fortinet
14 2 (0.71%) Imperva
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