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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 155 146 161
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 34 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 1.84% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £52,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
924 488 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.43% 17.32% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 657 373 399
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 15 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 55 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 55 (100.00%) LAN
1 55 (100.00%) VoIP
1 55 (100.00%) WAN
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
1 55 (100.00%) CCSP
1 55 (100.00%) CCNP
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 55 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 55 (100.00%) MPLS
1 55 (100.00%) Firewall
1 55 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 55 (100.00%) Network Security
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 55 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 55 (100.00%) LAN
1 55 (100.00%) VoIP
1 55 (100.00%) WAN
1 55 (100.00%) MPLS
1 55 (100.00%) Firewall
1 55 (100.00%) Network Security
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 55 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 55 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 55 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) CCSP
1 55 (100.00%) CCNP
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
1 55 (100.00%) CheckPoint