The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 248 250
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.19% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1016 1073 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.43% 14.67% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 857 905 950
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SecurID
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) L2TP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel Alteon
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SecurID
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight