The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 395 382 412
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 43 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.01% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 14
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
FWSM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4771 4476 5383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.15% 21.14% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3452 4516
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

FWSM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

FWSM Salary Trend in the South East

FWSM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the South East

FWSM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Surrey +3 24 £32,500 +41.30% 3
Hampshire -16 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -6 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 65 (100.00%) Cisco
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 50 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (73.85%) Firewall
4 46 (70.77%) BGP
5 41 (63.08%) LAN
5 41 (63.08%) F5
6 40 (61.54%) ITIL
7 34 (52.31%) WAN
8 31 (47.69%) CheckPoint
9 30 (46.15%) Juniper
10 29 (44.62%) VPN
10 29 (44.62%) CCNA
11 28 (43.08%) SLA
11 28 (43.08%) CCNP
11 28 (43.08%) OSPF
12 23 (35.38%) DNS
13 21 (32.31%) ADSL
13 21 (32.31%) VoIP
13 21 (32.31%) Ethernet
13 21 (32.31%) Lync
14 20 (30.77%) MS Office
14 20 (30.77%) MS Exchange
14 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
14 20 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
15 19 (29.23%) Office 365
16 18 (27.69%) EIGRP
16 18 (27.69%) Wireshark
17 17 (26.15%) SNMP
18 16 (24.62%) IPsec

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 21 (32.31%) Lync
2 20 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 15 (23.08%) Moodle
4 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.23%) IIS
5 5 (7.69%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Office
2 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 48 (73.85%) Firewall
3 46 (70.77%) BGP
4 41 (63.08%) LAN
5 34 (52.31%) WAN
6 29 (44.62%) VPN
7 28 (43.08%) OSPF
8 23 (35.38%) DNS
9 21 (32.31%) Ethernet
9 21 (32.31%) VoIP
9 21 (32.31%) ADSL
10 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 18 (27.69%) EIGRP
11 18 (27.69%) Wireshark
12 17 (26.15%) SNMP
13 16 (24.62%) IPsec
13 16 (24.62%) SHDSL
14 15 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (23.08%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (21.54%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Network Support
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.77%) Service Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) IP Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) HTML
1 5 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) VLE
2 10 (15.38%) CMDB
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) UNIX
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Solaris
2 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.62%) CentOS
3 3 (4.62%) Debian
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) ITIL
2 20 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 14 (21.54%) Service Management
5 12 (18.46%) Load Balancing
6 11 (16.92%) Capacity Management
7 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
8 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
10 5 (7.69%) Network Management
10 5 (7.69%) Web Development
10 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.62%) Network Design
12 2 (3.08%) Validation
12 2 (3.08%) Change Management
12 2 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C
2 5 (7.69%) Java
2 5 (7.69%) Perl
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (44.62%) CCNA
3 28 (43.08%) CCNP
4 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
4 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) MCSE
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (9.23%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (9.23%) MCSA
6 6 (9.23%) MOS
7 4 (6.15%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.54%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.54%) CCIE
8 1 (1.54%) CISSP
8 1 (1.54%) CCSA
8 1 (1.54%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.08%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) Firmware
1 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) CiscoWorks
1 9 (13.85%) Nagios
1 9 (13.85%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (13.85%) Cisco LMS
1 9 (13.85%) Opsview
2 3 (4.62%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (63.08%) F5
3 31 (47.69%) CheckPoint
4 30 (46.15%) Juniper
5 15 (23.08%) VMware
6 12 (18.46%) HP
7 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.23%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (9.23%) BMC
8 6 (9.23%) Sophos
8 6 (9.23%) BT
9 5 (7.69%) Siemens
9 5 (7.69%) Sun
9 5 (7.69%) Egenera
9 5 (7.69%) Foundry
9 5 (7.69%) Polycom
10 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.08%) Nortel
11 2 (3.08%) Huawei
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