The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 575 615 564
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -51
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 46 9 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.020% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.12% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 57
Average salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,640 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
FWSM
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7291 7248 9151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.79% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6193 5940 7774
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in London

FWSM
Salary Trend in London

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

FWSM Salary Trend in London

FWSM
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the London region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

FWSM Salary Histogram in London

FWSM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the London region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
City of London +23 13 £60,000 +37.61% 1
Greenwich - 2 £47,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 79 (100.00%) Cisco
1 79 (100.00%) Firewall
2 72 (91.14%) Cisco ASA
3 67 (84.81%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (81.01%) CCNP
5 55 (69.62%) WAN
6 50 (63.29%) VPN
7 40 (50.63%) OSPF
7 40 (50.63%) BGP
8 39 (49.37%) CheckPoint
8 39 (49.37%) LAN
9 37 (46.84%) Network Security
10 36 (45.57%) CCNA
11 34 (43.04%) F5
12 32 (40.51%) EIGRP
13 27 (34.18%) Juniper
14 26 (32.91%) Cisco PIX
15 25 (31.65%) MPLS
15 25 (31.65%) WLAN
16 24 (30.38%) CCIE
17 22 (27.85%) Finance
17 22 (27.85%) TCP/IP
17 22 (27.85%) ITIL
18 21 (26.58%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (25.32%) Load Balancing
20 18 (22.78%) BIG-IP
20 18 (22.78%) Network Monitoring
20 18 (22.78%) Kalman Filter
20 18 (22.78%) Cisco IOS
21 17 (21.52%) Internet

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 79 (100.00%) Firewall
2 72 (91.14%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (69.62%) WAN
4 50 (63.29%) VPN
5 40 (50.63%) OSPF
5 40 (50.63%) BGP
6 39 (49.37%) LAN
7 37 (46.84%) Network Security
8 32 (40.51%) EIGRP
9 26 (32.91%) Cisco PIX
10 25 (31.65%) MPLS
10 25 (31.65%) WLAN
11 22 (27.85%) TCP/IP
12 21 (26.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (22.78%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (22.78%) BIG-IP
14 17 (21.52%) Internet
15 14 (17.72%) Junos
16 12 (15.19%) DNS
17 10 (12.66%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) JIRA
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.39%) Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Network Engineer
2 23 (29.11%) Team Leader
2 23 (29.11%) Network Team Leader
3 11 (13.92%) Security Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Network Support
3 11 (13.92%) Network Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Network Administrator
6 4 (5.06%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (5.06%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) ITIL
2 20 (25.32%) Load Balancing
3 18 (22.78%) Network Monitoring
3 18 (22.78%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (16.46%) Project Management
5 12 (15.19%) Content Management
5 12 (15.19%) Network Management
6 10 (12.66%) Network Load Balancing
6 10 (12.66%) Line Management
7 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.59%) Information Security
9 5 (6.33%) Network Design
10 4 (5.06%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.80%) Service Management
12 2 (2.53%) ITIL V3
12 2 (2.53%) Network Architecture
12 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.53%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 67 (84.81%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (81.01%) CCNP
3 36 (45.57%) CCNA
4 24 (30.38%) CCIE
5 13 (16.46%) CCSA
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (12.66%) JNCIA
7 10 (12.66%) CCSP
8 9 (11.39%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (10.13%) CISSP
9 8 (10.13%) CCVP
9 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
10 5 (6.33%) CCSE
10 5 (6.33%) CCDP
11 4 (5.06%) JNCIP
12 3 (3.80%) Degree
12 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
13 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
13 2 (2.53%) JNCIE
14 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Firmware
1 2 (2.53%) ProxySG
1 2 (2.53%) pfSense
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) CiscoWorks
2 10 (12.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (11.39%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (11.39%) RANCID
3 9 (11.39%) Cacti
4 6 (7.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (49.37%) CheckPoint
3 34 (43.04%) F5
4 27 (34.18%) Juniper
5 11 (13.92%) SolarWinds
6 8 (10.13%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.59%) Symantec
7 6 (7.59%) Trend Micro
8 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.53%) HP
9 2 (2.53%) Dell
9 2 (2.53%) BMC
9 2 (2.53%) Remedy
9 2 (2.53%) 3Com
9 2 (2.53%) VMware
9 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.53%) Foundry
9 2 (2.53%) Spiceworks
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.27%) Aerohive Networks
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
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