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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 246 253
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.096% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £52,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -28.57%
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
938 1043 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.59% 14.80% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 756 863 955
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
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