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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 160 161 148
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 13 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 1.51% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
663 595 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.36% 18.62% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 511 433 438
Average salary £43,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.43% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) CCSP
1 47 (100.00%) CCNP
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 47 (100.00%) Firewall
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (93.62%) MPLS
2 44 (93.62%) Incident Management
2 44 (93.62%) Cisco ASA
2 44 (93.62%) Capacity Planning
2 44 (93.62%) CheckPoint
2 44 (93.62%) E-Commerce
2 44 (93.62%) LAN
2 44 (93.62%) VoIP
2 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 44 (93.62%) Network Security
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) Change Management
3 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) CISSP
3 3 (6.38%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) PHP
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Informix
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Tomcat

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (6.38%) Apache
1 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.38%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 47 (100.00%) Firewall
2 44 (93.62%) Network Security
2 44 (93.62%) Cisco ASA
2 44 (93.62%) LAN
2 44 (93.62%) VoIP
2 44 (93.62%) WAN
2 44 (93.62%) MPLS
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
3 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) NAS
3 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) Informix
1 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.38%) Redis
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Subversion
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (93.62%) Network Engineer
2 3 (6.38%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (6.38%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.38%) Clustering
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (6.38%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) E-Commerce
1 44 (93.62%) Incident Management
1 44 (93.62%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (6.38%) Build Automation
2 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (6.38%) Project Management
2 3 (6.38%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Perl
1 3 (6.38%) PHP
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
1 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) CCSP
1 47 (100.00%) CCNP
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.38%) CISSP
2 3 (6.38%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (6.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.38%) Cacti
1 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (6.38%) Salt
1 3 (6.38%) Opsview
1 3 (6.38%) Graphite
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (93.62%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
3 3 (6.38%) F5
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) HP
3 3 (6.38%) Veritas
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat