The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 131 123 136
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 14 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.71% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 1.81% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 4
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
758 829 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.45% 39.03% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 510 635 509
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
Berkshire

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 17 April 2014.

FWSM Salary Histogram in Reading

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (96.43%) F5
3 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
4 21 (75.00%) DNS
5 20 (71.43%) Network Security
6 19 (67.86%) Cisco PIX
6 19 (67.86%) SMTP
7 18 (64.29%) BIG-IP
8 16 (57.14%) CCNP
8 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (50.00%) BGP
10 13 (46.43%) Back Office
10 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
10 13 (46.43%) SNMP
10 13 (46.43%) DHCP
11 12 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
11 12 (42.86%) ProxySG
11 12 (42.86%) 3G
11 12 (42.86%) MPLS
12 11 (39.29%) Retail
12 11 (39.29%) Juniper
12 11 (39.29%) CRM
12 11 (39.29%) Broadband
12 11 (39.29%) Billing
13 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
13 8 (28.57%) VLAN
13 8 (28.57%) OSPF

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (75.00%) DNS
3 20 (71.43%) Network Security
4 19 (67.86%) Cisco PIX
4 19 (67.86%) SMTP
5 18 (64.29%) BIG-IP
6 14 (50.00%) BGP
7 13 (46.43%) DHCP
7 13 (46.43%) SNMP
8 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 12 (42.86%) 3G
8 12 (42.86%) MPLS
8 12 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
9 11 (39.29%) Broadband
10 8 (28.57%) OSPF
10 8 (28.57%) VLAN
11 6 (21.43%) Wireshark
11 6 (21.43%) tcpdump
11 6 (21.43%) ATM
General
1 13 (46.43%) Back Office
2 11 (39.29%) Retail
2 11 (39.29%) Billing
3 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) IP Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) CRM
2 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 7 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (57.14%) CCNP
2 7 (25.00%) CCNA
2 7 (25.00%) CCSA
2 7 (25.00%) CCSE
3 6 (21.43%) CCIE
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) CCDP
6 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) F5
3 24 (85.71%) CheckPoint
4 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
5 11 (39.29%) Juniper
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
7 3 (10.71%) Foundry
8 2 (7.14%) NetScout
8 2 (7.14%) Nortel
9 1 (3.57%) Huawei
9 1 (3.57%) Redback