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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 131 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 2 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.084% 0.65% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 2.09% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £51,250 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
739 718 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 31.23% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 408 521 530
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) tcpdump
2 8 (88.89%) Wireshark
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) snoop
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) Apache
4 5 (55.56%) Sun
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Firmware
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) Foundry
4 5 (55.56%) Egenera
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 4 (44.44%) Solaris
5 4 (44.44%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) DNS

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) tcpdump
2 8 (88.89%) Wireshark
3 6 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (66.67%) snoop
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 3 (33.33%) Nortel Alteon
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Egenera
3 5 (55.56%) Foundry
3 5 (55.56%) Sun
3 5 (55.56%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (33.33%) Nortel
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 2 (22.22%) NetScout
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago