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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 241 - 257
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% - 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.085% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £65,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -15.00%
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
1171 1021 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.30% 14.28% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 892 791 1071
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

FWSM
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5