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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 92 84
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.71% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.28% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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
211 274 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.73% 21.49% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 151 210 142
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CatOS
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds