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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 593 564 569
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 28 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.73% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 50 59
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
7599 7085 8743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.76% 15.94% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6270 5988 7409
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £70,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +5 9 £42,500 -19.04%
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (96.08%) Firewall
3 44 (86.27%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (70.59%) WAN
5 32 (62.75%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (58.82%) CCNP
7 27 (52.94%) VPN
8 24 (47.06%) LAN
8 24 (47.06%) Network Security
9 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
9 22 (43.14%) OSPF
9 22 (43.14%) BGP
10 21 (41.18%) TCP/IP
11 19 (37.25%) Cisco PIX
12 18 (35.29%) MPLS
13 17 (33.33%) CCNA
14 16 (31.37%) Telecoms
15 14 (27.45%) CCIE
15 14 (27.45%) Juniper
15 14 (27.45%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (27.45%) F5
16 13 (25.49%) Linux
16 13 (25.49%) Fortinet
17 12 (23.53%) ITIL
18 11 (21.57%) WLAN
18 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
19 10 (19.61%) EIGRP
20 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
20 9 (17.65%) IPsec
20 9 (17.65%) VPLS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (96.08%) Firewall
2 44 (86.27%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (70.59%) WAN
4 27 (52.94%) VPN
5 24 (47.06%) LAN
5 24 (47.06%) Network Security
6 22 (43.14%) OSPF
6 22 (43.14%) BGP
7 21 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 19 (37.25%) Cisco PIX
9 18 (35.29%) MPLS
10 14 (27.45%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (21.57%) WLAN
12 10 (19.61%) EIGRP
13 9 (17.65%) VPLS
13 9 (17.65%) IPsec
14 7 (13.73%) NetScreen
14 7 (13.73%) VLAN
14 7 (13.73%) Wireless
14 7 (13.73%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 16 (31.37%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Network Support
4 6 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 6 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (9.80%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Support
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Principle Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Project Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (1.96%) Network Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Firmware
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Load Balancing
3 9 (17.65%) Network Management
4 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (11.76%) Line Management
6 5 (9.80%) Network Design
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.88%) Validation
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security
7 3 (5.88%) Release Management
7 3 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.96%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (58.82%) CCNP
3 17 (33.33%) CCNA
4 14 (27.45%) CCIE
5 9 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (11.76%) CISSP
7 5 (9.80%) CCDP
8 3 (5.88%) CCIP
8 3 (5.88%) CCSP
8 3 (5.88%) JNCIP
8 3 (5.88%) JNCIE
8 3 (5.88%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.92%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) Degree
10 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.96%) MOS
10 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) ProxySG
1 2 (3.92%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Cacti
1 5 (9.80%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (9.80%) RANCID
2 3 (5.88%) OpenView
2 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (43.14%) CheckPoint
3 14 (27.45%) Juniper
3 14 (27.45%) F5
4 13 (25.49%) Fortinet
5 9 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (5.88%) Trend Micro
7 3 (5.88%) Foundry
7 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.92%) Spiceworks
8 2 (3.92%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (3.92%) Siemens
8 2 (3.92%) 3Com
8 2 (3.92%) VMware
8 2 (3.92%) HP
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 2 (3.92%) Avaya