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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 562 620 584
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -36
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 59 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.054% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 35
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,550 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -22.27%
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
6921 7825 7564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.67% 16.35% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5878 6504 6217
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 9 £39,500 -7.05%
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Cisco
2 134 (87.58%) Firewall
3 132 (86.27%) Cisco ASA
4 109 (71.24%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (67.97%) Juniper
5 104 (67.97%) BGP
6 103 (67.32%) CCNP
6 103 (67.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 88 (57.52%) CheckPoint
8 87 (56.86%) OSPF
9 85 (55.56%) F5
10 70 (45.75%) DNS
11 66 (43.14%) EIGRP
12 65 (42.48%) WAN
13 63 (41.18%) LAN
14 62 (40.52%) CCIE
15 61 (39.87%) Data Centre
16 53 (34.64%) DHCP
17 52 (33.99%) Security Cleared
18 48 (31.37%) Network Security
18 48 (31.37%) CCSA
19 46 (30.07%) JNCIP
19 46 (30.07%) SNMP
19 46 (30.07%) NetScreen
20 40 (26.14%) CCSE
21 34 (22.22%) MPLS
21 34 (22.22%) CCNA
22 30 (19.61%) VPN
23 29 (18.95%) ITIL
23 29 (18.95%) Finance

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.96%) IIS
1 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (16.99%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 134 (87.58%) Firewall
2 132 (86.27%) Cisco ASA
3 104 (67.97%) BGP
4 103 (67.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 87 (56.86%) OSPF
6 70 (45.75%) DNS
7 66 (43.14%) EIGRP
8 65 (42.48%) WAN
9 63 (41.18%) LAN
10 53 (34.64%) DHCP
11 48 (31.37%) Network Security
12 46 (30.07%) SNMP
12 46 (30.07%) NetScreen
13 34 (22.22%) MPLS
14 30 (19.61%) VPN
15 20 (13.07%) BIG-IP
16 17 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (10.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 16 (10.46%) NX-OS
18 14 (9.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 23 (15.03%) Banking
3 18 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.88%) Legal
4 9 (5.88%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (43.79%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.95%) Firewall Engineer
3 28 (18.30%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 20 (13.07%) Support Engineer
5 19 (12.42%) Network Support Engineer
5 19 (12.42%) Network Support
6 16 (10.46%) Firewall Specialist
7 14 (9.15%) Administrator
8 13 (8.50%) Network Administrator
9 12 (7.84%) Senior Network Administrator
10 11 (7.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (6.54%) Network Consultant
11 10 (6.54%) Consultant
12 9 (5.88%) Architect
12 9 (5.88%) Project Engineer
12 9 (5.88%) Network Architect
13 5 (3.27%) Security Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) Network Security Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 61 (39.87%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.95%) ITIL
1 29 (18.95%) Network Design
2 26 (16.99%) Project Management
2 26 (16.99%) Network Management
3 20 (13.07%) Load Balancing
4 12 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (7.84%) Content Management
5 9 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 9 (5.88%) Validation
5 9 (5.88%) DoDAF
5 9 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 9 (5.88%) SABSA
6 8 (5.23%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (3.92%) WAN Optimisation
7 6 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (2.61%) Service Management
8 4 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (0.65%) Capacity Management
10 1 (0.65%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 109 (71.24%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (67.32%) CCNP
3 62 (40.52%) CCIE
4 52 (33.99%) Security Cleared
5 48 (31.37%) CCSA
6 46 (30.07%) JNCIP
7 40 (26.14%) CCSE
8 34 (22.22%) CCNA
9 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 11 (7.19%) JNCIE
11 10 (6.54%) JNCIA
12 8 (5.23%) CCDP
13 5 (3.27%) CCSP
14 3 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.31%) CCVP
16 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
16 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) COBIT
2 5 (3.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (10.46%) Cacti
1 16 (10.46%) OpenNMS
1 16 (10.46%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.61%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 153 (100.00%) Cisco
2 104 (67.97%) Juniper
3 88 (57.52%) CheckPoint
4 85 (55.56%) F5
5 18 (11.76%) HP
6 13 (8.50%) VMware
7 7 (4.58%) Blue Coat
8 6 (3.92%) SonicWALL
8 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.96%) Radware
9 3 (1.96%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.65%) Polycom
11 1 (0.65%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.65%) Remedy
11 1 (0.65%) Siemens
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Additional benefits:- Private Medical/ Great Pension
Posted: 7 days ago