The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England / London
Rank 575 599 597
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 8 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 47
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +9.89%

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
5283 6412 7402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.81% 15.77% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4439 5439 6209
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

FWSM Salary Histogram in London

FWSM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 1 £47,500 -5.00%
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
3 19 (90.48%) OSPF
3 19 (90.48%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (80.95%) EIGRP
4 17 (80.95%) CCNP
5 15 (71.43%) Network Security
5 15 (71.43%) Palo Alto
6 14 (66.67%) Juniper
7 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
8 10 (47.62%) VPN
9 9 (42.86%) Wireless
10 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (38.10%) DNS
10 8 (38.10%) MPLS
10 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
10 8 (38.10%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (38.10%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (33.33%) F5
12 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (19.05%) Network Management
14 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
14 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
14 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (19.05%) Firmware

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
3 19 (90.48%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (90.48%) OSPF
4 17 (80.95%) EIGRP
5 15 (71.43%) Network Security
6 10 (47.62%) VPN
7 9 (42.86%) Wireless
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
8 8 (38.10%) MPLS
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (19.05%) LAN
11 4 (19.05%) WLAN
12 3 (14.29%) Internet
13 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (9.52%) TACACS
13 2 (9.52%) WAN
13 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Network Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (38.10%) Security Monitoring
1 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
2 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Network Management
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Security
4 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Office Automation
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (80.95%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CCSP
4 2 (9.52%) CCVP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 14 (66.67%) Juniper
4 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 7 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds