The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 159 168 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 12 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 1.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -19.04%
FWSM
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
627 655 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.05% 17.70% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 497 517 393
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

FWSM
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

FWSM Salary Trend in Leeds

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 15 (100.00%) F5
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (86.67%) RESTful
2 13 (86.67%) Network Architecture
2 13 (86.67%) TOGAF
2 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
2 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
2 13 (86.67%) VoIP
2 13 (86.67%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 13 (86.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Informix
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCSP
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (86.67%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Informix
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) Redis
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Network Architect
1 13 (86.67%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) RESTful
2 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (13.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (86.67%) Network Architecture
2 13 (86.67%) TOGAF
2 13 (86.67%) E-Commerce
2 13 (86.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
2 2 (13.33%) CCSP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (13.33%) Cacti
1 2 (13.33%) Salt
1 2 (13.33%) Opsview
1 2 (13.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Riverbed
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Veritas
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds