The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 151 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% - 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
FWSM
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
360 369 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.15% 11.91% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 222 229 273
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

FWSM
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

FWSM Salary Trend in Scotland

FWSM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 6 £40,000 -
FWSM
UK

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Junos
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Junos
2 4 (66.67%) NX-OS
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCDA
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCSP
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIE
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware