The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 132 120 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 9 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.74% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 2.46% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 6
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
FWSM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

FWSM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

FWSM Salary Trend in Reading

FWSM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

FWSM Salary Histogram in Reading

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (84.62%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
4 8 (61.54%) tcpdump
5 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
5 7 (53.85%) Juniper
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 6 (46.15%) UNIX
6 6 (46.15%) snoop
7 5 (38.46%) MPLS
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
7 5 (38.46%) BGP
7 5 (38.46%) Validation
7 5 (38.46%) Network Security
7 5 (38.46%) IPsec
7 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
7 5 (38.46%) Linux
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (38.46%) CCNP
7 5 (38.46%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Sun
8 4 (30.77%) Solaris
8 4 (30.77%) HP
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
8 4 (30.77%) Firmware
8 4 (30.77%) Apache

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Wireshark
3 8 (61.54%) tcpdump
4 6 (46.15%) snoop
5 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 5 (38.46%) BIG-IP
5 5 (38.46%) IPsec
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
5 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (23.08%) SNMP
7 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (15.38%) WAN
8 2 (15.38%) ATM
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Security Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 3 (23.08%) Design Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) IP Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Validation
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) F5
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Sun
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Egenera
4 4 (30.77%) Foundry
5 3 (23.08%) Huawei
6 2 (15.38%) NetScout
6 2 (15.38%) Nortel
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago