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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 406 443 447
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 35 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.60% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 13
Median salary £45,000 £63,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £45,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,600 £67,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-25.90% +46.66%
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
3708 4352 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.59% 20.85% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3018 3483 3752
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +44 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +5 15 £60,000 -11.11% 1
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (85.42%) Firewall
3 38 (79.17%) Juniper
4 36 (75.00%) CCNP
5 35 (72.92%) Palo Alto
6 31 (64.58%) F5
7 29 (60.42%) CCNA
8 28 (58.33%) BGP
9 25 (52.08%) DNS
9 25 (52.08%) WAN
10 24 (50.00%) Network Security
11 23 (47.92%) OSPF
12 22 (45.83%) ITIL
12 22 (45.83%) LAN
13 20 (41.67%) Firmware
14 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
15 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
15 18 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
16 17 (35.42%) MPLS
17 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
17 15 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
18 14 (29.17%) Change Management
18 14 (29.17%) ADSL
18 14 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
19 13 (27.08%) SHDSL
20 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
20 12 (25.00%) SLA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (12.50%) Apache
1 6 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 41 (85.42%) Firewall
3 28 (58.33%) BGP
4 25 (52.08%) DNS
4 25 (52.08%) WAN
5 24 (50.00%) Network Security
6 23 (47.92%) OSPF
7 22 (45.83%) LAN
8 17 (35.42%) MPLS
9 15 (31.25%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 14 (29.17%) ADSL
11 13 (27.08%) SHDSL
12 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
13 10 (20.83%) SNMP
14 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
14 9 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (16.67%) TACACS
15 8 (16.67%) VPN
16 7 (14.58%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Security Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Network Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 6 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.50%) Clustering
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Solaris
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) ITIL
2 18 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (29.17%) Change Management
3 14 (29.17%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 8 (16.67%) Data Security
5 8 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) Network Management
7 6 (12.50%) High Availability
7 6 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) Web Development
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.33%) Process Management
9 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.08%) Migration
10 1 (2.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Perl
2 6 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) C
4 3 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (75.00%) CCNP
3 29 (60.42%) CCNA
4 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.58%) CCSP
6 7 (14.58%) CCVP
7 5 (10.42%) MCSA
7 5 (10.42%) MCSE
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.42%) MOS
7 5 (10.42%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (6.25%) CCIE
9 1 (2.08%) CCIP
9 1 (2.08%) CISSP
9 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) SLA
2 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Firmware
2 6 (12.50%) iptables
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (79.17%) Juniper
3 35 (72.92%) Palo Alto
4 31 (64.58%) F5
5 19 (39.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (22.92%) HP
6 11 (22.92%) SolarWinds
7 9 (18.75%) Foundry
8 6 (12.50%) Egenera
8 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (12.50%) Sun
8 6 (12.50%) VMware
9 5 (10.42%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.08%) BMC
10 1 (2.08%) BT
10 1 (2.08%) CA
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix
10 1 (2.08%) Openreach
10 1 (2.08%) Splunk
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