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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 145 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.077% 0.59% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 1.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £63,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
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
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 19 December 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) tcpdump
2 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
3 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (54.55%) snoop
3 6 (54.55%) IIS
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Egenera
4 5 (45.45%) Foundry
4 5 (45.45%) Sun
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Firmware
4 5 (45.45%) Apache
4 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Perl
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (54.55%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) tcpdump
2 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
3 6 (54.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (54.55%) snoop
4 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) IPsec
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) SNMP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Nortel Alteon
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IP Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior IP Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Sun
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Egenera
3 5 (45.45%) Foundry
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Huawei
6 2 (18.18%) NetScout
6 2 (18.18%) Nortel
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft