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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 77
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.93% -22.50%
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
189 207 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.72% 17.11% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 112 178 195
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 2 (28.57%) BGP
6 2 (28.57%) H.323
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Change Control
6 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) CCIE
7 1 (14.29%) CCNP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) H.323
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Support
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Support
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds