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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 90 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.27% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.38% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -16.66%
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
204 218 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.18% 19.76% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 148 179 195
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 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 August 2015. 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 - 2 - -
Basildon -8 1 - -
FWSM
East of England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) CCDA
5 1 (20.00%) CCIE
5 1 (20.00%) CCSP
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) F5