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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 804 886 860
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -26
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 78 45 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.044% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 66 25 44
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £39,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £61,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.73% +44.11%
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
15203 17146 19450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.97% 16.76% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12539 14337 15416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
South East +60 38 £50,000 -25.92% 2
London +66 26 £57,500 +45.56%
South West - 11 £51,000 -
East of England +15 1 - -
North East - 1 £30,252 -
North West - 1 - -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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
2 147 (94.84%) Firewall
3 131 (84.52%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (81.29%) Cisco ASA
5 114 (73.55%) CCNP
6 99 (63.87%) BGP
7 96 (61.94%) Palo Alto
8 87 (56.13%) OSPF
9 82 (52.90%) Juniper
10 78 (50.32%) CheckPoint
10 78 (50.32%) VPN
10 78 (50.32%) F5
11 67 (43.23%) Network Security
12 64 (41.29%) LAN
12 64 (41.29%) EIGRP
13 58 (37.42%) CCNA
14 55 (35.48%) WAN
15 54 (34.84%) Wireless
16 45 (29.03%) Data Centre
17 44 (28.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 42 (27.10%) DNS
19 37 (23.87%) CCSP
19 37 (23.87%) Security Cleared
20 36 (23.23%) MPLS
21 33 (21.29%) High Availability
22 31 (20.00%) ITIL
23 29 (18.71%) Cisco PIX
24 28 (18.06%) VLAN
25 26 (16.77%) Wi-Fi
25 26 (16.77%) VMware

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 13 (8.39%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.52%) Apache
2 7 (4.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (94.84%) Firewall
2 126 (81.29%) Cisco ASA
3 99 (63.87%) BGP
4 87 (56.13%) OSPF
5 78 (50.32%) VPN
6 67 (43.23%) Network Security
7 64 (41.29%) EIGRP
7 64 (41.29%) LAN
8 55 (35.48%) WAN
9 54 (34.84%) Wireless
10 44 (28.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 42 (27.10%) DNS
12 36 (23.23%) MPLS
13 29 (18.71%) Cisco PIX
14 28 (18.06%) VLAN
15 26 (16.77%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (16.13%) Multicast
17 24 (15.48%) TCP/IP
18 23 (14.84%) Cisco Wireless
18 23 (14.84%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (5.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (14.19%) Finance
2 21 (13.55%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.10%) Banking
4 3 (1.94%) Games
5 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (80.65%) Network Engineer
2 47 (30.32%) Cisco Engineer
2 47 (30.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 38 (24.52%) Support Engineer
4 34 (21.94%) Network Support
4 34 (21.94%) Network Support Engineer
5 33 (21.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 33 (21.29%) Security Engineer
6 22 (14.19%) Data Engineer
6 22 (14.19%) Data Network Engineer
6 22 (14.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (12.90%) Design Engineer
7 20 (12.90%) Network Design Engineer
7 20 (12.90%) Network Systems Engineer
7 20 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (12.90%) Systems Support
7 20 (12.90%) Systems Support Engineer
8 18 (11.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (11.61%) VMware Engineer
9 16 (10.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.52%) HTML
2 7 (4.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (9.03%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.74%) Internet of Things
5 7 (4.52%) Clustering
6 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.23%) IVR
7 5 (3.23%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.94%) Online Games
9 2 (1.29%) iPad
10 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.65%) IPTV
10 1 (0.65%) Statistics
10 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) Linux
2 8 (5.16%) Unix
3 7 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.52%) Solaris
4 2 (1.29%) Windows
5 1 (0.65%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.29%) High Availability
2 31 (20.00%) ITIL
3 23 (14.84%) Network Design
4 21 (13.55%) Kalman Filter
5 20 (12.90%) Change Management
6 19 (12.26%) Network Management
7 17 (10.97%) Network Load Balancing
8 16 (10.32%) Migration
8 16 (10.32%) SIEM
9 15 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
10 14 (9.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (8.39%) Configuration Management
11 13 (8.39%) E-Commerce
11 13 (8.39%) Service Delivery
12 12 (7.74%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (7.74%) Problem Management
13 11 (7.10%) Data Security
14 9 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
15 8 (5.16%) Load Balancing
15 8 (5.16%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.48%) Perl
2 17 (10.97%) Python
3 12 (7.74%) Ruby
4 7 (4.52%) Java
4 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 131 (84.52%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (73.55%) CCNP
3 58 (37.42%) CCNA
4 37 (23.87%) CCSP
4 37 (23.87%) Security Cleared
5 22 (14.19%) CCSE
6 21 (13.55%) CCIE
6 21 (13.55%) SC Cleared
7 15 (9.68%) CCVP
8 14 (9.03%) CCIP
8 14 (9.03%) SSCP
9 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.23%) CCDA
10 5 (3.23%) CCDP
11 4 (2.58%) CCSA
11 4 (2.58%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.94%) Degree
12 3 (1.94%) MCSE
13 2 (1.29%) CISSP
13 2 (1.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.32%) SLA
2 13 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Firmware
2 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.16%) vSphere
4 7 (4.52%) iptables
5 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Ansible
1 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.39%) Puppet
2 10 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (5.16%) vRealize
4 7 (4.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.58%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.94%) Cacti
7 3 (1.94%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.29%) OpenView
9 1 (0.65%) Juniper STRM
9 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 155 (100.00%) Cisco
2 96 (61.94%) Palo Alto
3 82 (52.90%) Juniper
4 78 (50.32%) CheckPoint
4 78 (50.32%) F5
5 26 (16.77%) VMware
6 23 (14.84%) HP
7 15 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.39%) Splunk
9 12 (7.74%) Foundry
10 11 (7.10%) IronPort
10 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
11 8 (5.16%) CA
12 7 (4.52%) Egenera
12 7 (4.52%) IBM
12 7 (4.52%) NetScout
12 7 (4.52%) Nokia
12 7 (4.52%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.52%) Sun
13 5 (3.23%) SonicWALL
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