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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 614 575 592
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +17
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 28 45 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.10% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 43
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £50,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
7798 7239 8393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.42% 16.34% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6463 6042 7114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 August 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 August 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 -19 9 £42,500 -19.04%
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (96.00%) Firewall
3 44 (88.00%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (68.00%) WAN
5 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (58.00%) VPN
7 27 (54.00%) CCNP
8 24 (48.00%) Network Security
9 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
10 21 (42.00%) LAN
11 20 (40.00%) OSPF
11 20 (40.00%) BGP
12 19 (38.00%) CheckPoint
12 19 (38.00%) MPLS
12 19 (38.00%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (34.00%) CCNA
14 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
15 15 (30.00%) Juniper
16 14 (28.00%) Fortinet
16 14 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (26.00%) Linux
17 13 (26.00%) F5
18 11 (22.00%) ITIL
18 11 (22.00%) CCIE
18 11 (22.00%) IPsec
18 11 (22.00%) SolarWinds
19 10 (20.00%) VPLS
19 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
20 9 (18.00%) SNMP
20 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 48 (96.00%) Firewall
2 44 (88.00%) Cisco ASA
3 34 (68.00%) WAN
4 29 (58.00%) VPN
5 24 (48.00%) Network Security
6 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
7 21 (42.00%) LAN
8 20 (40.00%) OSPF
8 20 (40.00%) BGP
9 19 (38.00%) MPLS
9 19 (38.00%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (22.00%) IPsec
12 10 (20.00%) VPLS
13 9 (18.00%) SNMP
14 8 (16.00%) WLAN
14 8 (16.00%) EIGRP
15 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (14.00%) Wireless
15 7 (14.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Network Support
6 4 (8.00%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Support
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IP Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Principle Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (18.00%) Network Management
4 7 (14.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.00%) Network Design
6 4 (8.00%) Validation
6 4 (8.00%) Release Management
7 3 (6.00%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Information Security
8 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (54.00%) CCNP
3 17 (34.00%) CCNA
4 11 (22.00%) CCIE
5 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (10.00%) CISSP
7 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
8 3 (6.00%) JNCIP
8 3 (6.00%) JNCIE
8 3 (6.00%) CCSP
8 3 (6.00%) CCDP
8 3 (6.00%) CCIP
9 2 (4.00%) Degree
9 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
9 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (2.00%) MOS
10 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (4.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Cacti
1 5 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (10.00%) RANCID
2 3 (6.00%) OpenView
3 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (38.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (30.00%) Juniper
4 14 (28.00%) Fortinet
5 13 (26.00%) F5
6 11 (22.00%) SolarWinds
7 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.00%) Foundry
9 2 (4.00%) Spiceworks
9 2 (4.00%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (4.00%) Trend Micro
9 2 (4.00%) Siemens
9 2 (4.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (4.00%) Avaya
9 2 (4.00%) Symantec
9 2 (4.00%) 3Com
9 2 (4.00%) VMware
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