The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 85 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.86% 0.088% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
FWSM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
256 240 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.95% 21.02% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 183 199 121
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

FWSM
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the Essex region.

FWSM Salary Trend in Essex

FWSM
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

FWSM Salary Histogram in Essex

FWSM
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Brentwood - 7 £48,750 -
Basildon - 3 - -
FWSM
East of England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
3 10 (83.33%) OSPF
3 10 (83.33%) BGP
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (41.67%) Multicast
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
6 5 (41.67%) F5
6 5 (41.67%) Change Control
6 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) H.323
6 5 (41.67%) CCDA
6 5 (41.67%) CCSP
6 5 (41.67%) CCNP
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
3 10 (83.33%) OSPF
3 10 (83.33%) BGP
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) Multicast
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) H.323
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
1 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCSP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) CCDA
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
2 5 (41.67%) F5