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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 582 625 644
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +19
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 36 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.081% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.51% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 21
Median salary £57,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.56% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £39,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.90% +46.66%
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
6037 6897 7772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.41% 15.90% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5168 5892 6422
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +69 14 £52,500 +32.91%
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) Cisco
1 75 (100.00%) Firewall
2 70 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (78.67%) CCNP
4 56 (74.67%) VPN
5 53 (70.67%) BGP
5 53 (70.67%) Palo Alto
6 51 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (66.67%) OSPF
8 45 (60.00%) EIGRP
9 42 (56.00%) CheckPoint
10 30 (40.00%) F5
10 30 (40.00%) Juniper
11 29 (38.67%) CCSP
12 27 (36.00%) LAN
12 27 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (34.67%) Network Security
14 25 (33.33%) CCNA
14 25 (33.33%) Wireless
14 25 (33.33%) Multicast
15 24 (32.00%) NX-OS
15 24 (32.00%) High Availability
15 24 (32.00%) CCSE
16 23 (30.67%) VLAN
16 23 (30.67%) IPv4
17 21 (28.00%) Finance
18 20 (26.67%) Data Centre
19 18 (24.00%) WAN
20 17 (22.67%) Network Design
21 16 (21.33%) Internet

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 11 (14.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (100.00%) Firewall
2 56 (74.67%) VPN
3 53 (70.67%) BGP
4 51 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
5 50 (66.67%) OSPF
6 45 (60.00%) EIGRP
7 27 (36.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (36.00%) LAN
8 26 (34.67%) Network Security
9 25 (33.33%) Multicast
9 25 (33.33%) Wireless
10 24 (32.00%) NX-OS
11 23 (30.67%) IPv4
11 23 (30.67%) VLAN
12 18 (24.00%) WAN
13 16 (21.33%) Internet
14 14 (18.67%) Cisco Wireless
15 13 (17.33%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (16.00%) WLAN
17 11 (14.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
3 12 (16.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 34 (45.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 34 (45.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 30 (40.00%) Network Support
3 30 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 30 (40.00%) Support Engineer
4 21 (28.00%) Data Engineer
4 21 (28.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 21 (28.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 21 (28.00%) Security Engineer
4 21 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
4 21 (28.00%) Systems Support
4 21 (28.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 20 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (21.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 15 (20.00%) Cisco Support
7 15 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 14 (18.67%) Design Engineer
8 14 (18.67%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (17.33%) Internet of Things
4 5 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.00%) Online Games
6 2 (2.67%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Unix
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) High Availability
2 17 (22.67%) Network Design
3 15 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 15 (20.00%) Migration
3 15 (20.00%) SIEM
3 15 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
4 13 (17.33%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.67%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (8.00%) Presales
8 5 (6.67%) Change Control
8 5 (6.67%) ITIL
8 5 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
8 5 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (5.33%) Information Security
9 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.67%) Data Security
10 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) Perl
1 13 (17.33%) Python
1 13 (17.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (78.67%) CCNP
3 29 (38.67%) CCSP
4 25 (33.33%) CCNA
5 24 (32.00%) CCSE
6 15 (20.00%) CCIP
6 15 (20.00%) SSCP
7 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.67%) CCIE
9 6 (8.00%) CCVP
10 5 (6.67%) CCDA
10 5 (6.67%) CCDP
10 5 (6.67%) CCSA
11 4 (5.33%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.67%) CEH
12 2 (2.67%) CISSP
12 2 (2.67%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (2.67%) Security+ Certification
13 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
1 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Ansible
1 11 (14.67%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (14.67%) Puppet
2 8 (10.67%) vRealize
3 3 (4.00%) Cacti
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.00%) OpenNMS
4 2 (2.67%) Juniper STRM
5 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (70.67%) Palo Alto
3 42 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 30 (40.00%) F5
4 30 (40.00%) Juniper
5 13 (17.33%) Splunk
5 13 (17.33%) VMware
6 5 (6.67%) HP
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.33%) Imperva
7 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds