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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 175 162 141
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 2 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.057% 0.63% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 2.93% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £55,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -22.27%
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
581 784 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.62% 21.33% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 490 593 353
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) TOGAF
2 12 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 12 (85.71%) Riverbed
2 12 (85.71%) RESTful
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 12 (85.71%) VoIP
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Network Architecture
2 12 (85.71%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (85.71%) Public Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Imperva
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Banking

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) VoIP
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Architect
1 12 (85.71%) Network Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) TOGAF
1 12 (85.71%) Load Balancing
1 12 (85.71%) Network Architecture
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
1 12 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) Riverbed
2 12 (85.71%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Imperva