The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - - 261
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +20.00%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
876 1158 1089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.47% 17.58% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 742 875 833
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FWSM
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the North West region.

FWSM Salary Trend in the North West