The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.082% 0.048% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £57,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.19%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £51,250 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +12.63%

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
333 601 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.34% 28.85% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 214 468 393
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Foundry
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) NetScreen
4 2 (40.00%) Egenera
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (40.00%) snoop
4 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) NetScreen
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) snoop
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Support
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) iptables
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Foundry
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Egenera
4 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (20.00%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds