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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 593 590 556
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 40 31 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.067% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.41% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 63
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,745 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
7605 7563 9085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.81% 16.42% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6370 6332 7622
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +35 10 £55,000 +25.85% 4
Uxbridge - 2 - -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 68 (100.00%) Cisco
1 68 (100.00%) Firewall
2 60 (88.24%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (73.53%) CCNP
5 49 (72.06%) WAN
6 47 (69.12%) VPN
7 35 (51.47%) LAN
8 34 (50.00%) OSPF
8 34 (50.00%) BGP
9 31 (45.59%) Network Security
10 30 (44.12%) CheckPoint
11 27 (39.71%) CCNA
11 27 (39.71%) F5
12 26 (38.24%) EIGRP
13 25 (36.76%) Cisco PIX
14 23 (33.82%) MPLS
14 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
15 21 (30.88%) WLAN
16 20 (29.41%) Juniper
17 19 (27.94%) CCIE
17 19 (27.94%) Load Balancing
17 19 (27.94%) Network Monitoring
18 18 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
19 17 (25.00%) Finance
19 17 (25.00%) ITIL
20 15 (22.06%) Internet
20 15 (22.06%) BIG-IP
20 15 (22.06%) SolarWinds
21 14 (20.59%) Linux

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (16.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 68 (100.00%) Firewall
2 60 (88.24%) Cisco ASA
3 49 (72.06%) WAN
4 47 (69.12%) VPN
5 35 (51.47%) LAN
6 34 (50.00%) OSPF
6 34 (50.00%) BGP
7 31 (45.59%) Network Security
8 26 (38.24%) EIGRP
9 25 (36.76%) Cisco PIX
10 23 (33.82%) MPLS
10 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
11 21 (30.88%) WLAN
12 18 (26.47%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (22.06%) BIG-IP
13 15 (22.06%) Internet
14 13 (19.12%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (16.18%) Junos
16 10 (14.71%) VLAN
17 9 (13.24%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JIRA
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Games
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Network Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 17 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Network Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Network Support
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.94%) Project Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Support Team Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Operations Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Load Balancing
1 19 (27.94%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (25.00%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) Network Management
4 12 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (16.18%) Project Management
6 10 (14.71%) Line Management
7 9 (13.24%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (11.76%) Content Management
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.88%) Information Security
11 3 (4.41%) Service Management
11 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
12 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
12 2 (2.94%) Network Design
12 2 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 52 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (73.53%) CCNP
3 27 (39.71%) CCNA
4 19 (27.94%) CCIE
5 10 (14.71%) CCSP
6 9 (13.24%) CCSA
7 8 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (10.29%) CISSP
8 7 (10.29%) CCVP
8 7 (10.29%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (8.82%) JNCIA
10 4 (5.88%) CCSE
10 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.41%) JNCIP
11 3 (4.41%) JNCIE
11 3 (4.41%) CCDP
12 2 (2.94%) Degree
13 1 (1.47%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) ProxySG
1 2 (2.94%) pfSense
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (19.12%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (13.24%) Cacti
2 9 (13.24%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (13.24%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (13.24%) RANCID
3 4 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (44.12%) CheckPoint
3 27 (39.71%) F5
4 20 (29.41%) Juniper
5 15 (22.06%) SolarWinds
6 9 (13.24%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.88%) Trend Micro
7 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.41%) Foundry
8 3 (4.41%) VMware
9 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.94%) Remedy
9 2 (2.94%) 3Com
9 2 (2.94%) HP
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) Citrix
9 2 (2.94%) Avaya
9 2 (2.94%) BMC
9 2 (2.94%) Siemens
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago