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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 846 774 913
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +139
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 81 174 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.17% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.93% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 76 126 44
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +20.00%
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
16772 18793 19652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.41% 18.26% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14052 14978 15631
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -44 46 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +6 26 £50,000 +4.16% 1
South West +16 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Yorkshire -3 2 - -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Cisco
2 116 (90.63%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (89.84%) Firewall
4 107 (83.59%) CCNP
5 105 (82.03%) Cisco ASA
6 78 (60.94%) Juniper
7 72 (56.25%) Network Security
8 68 (53.13%) Palo Alto
9 67 (52.34%) F5
10 56 (43.75%) CheckPoint
11 55 (42.97%) VPN
12 48 (37.50%) EIGRP
12 48 (37.50%) CCNA
13 43 (33.59%) BGP
14 42 (32.81%) WAN
15 34 (26.56%) ITIL
15 34 (26.56%) BIG-IP
15 34 (26.56%) Data Centre
16 33 (25.78%) Cacti
16 33 (25.78%) E-Commerce
17 31 (24.22%) SolarWinds
17 31 (24.22%) NX-OS
18 30 (23.44%) OSPF
19 29 (22.66%) Telecoms
20 27 (21.09%) CCIE
20 27 (21.09%) Cisco Nexus
21 26 (20.31%) Cisco PIX
22 24 (18.75%) Internet
23 23 (17.97%) CCSP
23 23 (17.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 (7.03%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Visio
2 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 115 (89.84%) Firewall
2 105 (82.03%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (56.25%) Network Security
4 55 (42.97%) VPN
5 48 (37.50%) EIGRP
6 43 (33.59%) BGP
7 42 (32.81%) WAN
8 34 (26.56%) BIG-IP
9 31 (24.22%) NX-OS
10 30 (23.44%) OSPF
11 27 (21.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (20.31%) Cisco PIX
13 24 (18.75%) Internet
14 23 (17.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 22 (17.19%) DNS
15 22 (17.19%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (17.19%) Wireless
16 20 (15.63%) LAN
16 20 (15.63%) MPLS
16 20 (15.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (22.66%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.72%) Banking
3 10 (7.81%) Finance
4 8 (6.25%) Games
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (71.88%) Network Engineer
2 34 (26.56%) Security Engineer
3 32 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (21.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (21.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (16.41%) Data Network Engineer
7 20 (15.63%) Data Engineer
7 20 (15.63%) Network Support
7 20 (15.63%) Network Support Engineer
7 20 (15.63%) Support Engineer
8 19 (14.84%) Analyst
8 19 (14.84%) Network Analyst
9 18 (14.06%) Firewall Engineer
10 17 (13.28%) Network Systems Engineer
10 17 (13.28%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (13.28%) Systems Support
10 17 (13.28%) Systems Support Engineer
11 12 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
12 11 (8.59%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (10.94%) Internet of Things
4 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.25%) Online Games
5 7 (5.47%) IVR
6 4 (3.13%) Clustering
7 2 (1.56%) iPad
7 2 (1.56%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.38%) Linux
2 4 (3.13%) Windows
3 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.78%) Unix
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.56%) ITIL
2 33 (25.78%) E-Commerce
3 23 (17.97%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (17.19%) High Availability
5 21 (16.41%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (16.41%) Problem Management
6 19 (14.84%) Mentoring
7 18 (14.06%) Fault Analysis
8 17 (13.28%) Kalman Filter
8 17 (13.28%) Load Balancing
8 17 (13.28%) Migration
9 16 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
9 16 (12.50%) SIEM
9 16 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (10.94%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (10.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (9.38%) Project Management
13 10 (7.81%) Network Design
13 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery
14 9 (7.03%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) Perl
2 14 (10.94%) Python
2 14 (10.94%) Ruby
3 8 (6.25%) C
4 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.78%) Java
5 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (90.63%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (83.59%) CCNP
3 48 (37.50%) CCNA
4 27 (21.09%) CCIE
5 23 (17.97%) CCSP
6 21 (16.41%) CCSE
7 16 (12.50%) CCIP
7 16 (12.50%) SSCP
8 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
9 11 (8.59%) Degree
9 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (7.81%) MCSE
11 9 (7.03%) MCSA
11 9 (7.03%) MOS
11 9 (7.03%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (3.91%) CCSA
13 3 (2.34%) CCDA
13 3 (2.34%) CCDP
13 3 (2.34%) CCVP
13 3 (2.34%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) SAS 70
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Firmware
2 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) iptables
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (25.78%) Cacti
2 23 (17.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 21 (16.41%) Nagios
4 12 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (9.38%) OpenNMS
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.56%) Graphite
6 2 (1.56%) Juniper STRM
6 2 (1.56%) Opsview
7 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) Cisco
2 78 (60.94%) Juniper
3 68 (53.13%) Palo Alto
4 67 (52.34%) F5
5 56 (43.75%) CheckPoint
6 31 (24.22%) SolarWinds
7 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 14 (10.94%) VMware
9 13 (10.16%) HP
9 13 (10.16%) Splunk
10 9 (7.03%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (5.47%) Aruba
12 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.34%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.56%) Imperva
14 2 (1.56%) Twitter
15 1 (0.78%) Ciena
15 1 (0.78%) Egenera
15 1 (0.78%) Foundry
15 1 (0.78%) Openreach
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