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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England / South East
Rank 366 433 412
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -21
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 19 18 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.095% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.45% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 43
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +9.89%

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
2973 4028 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.18% 21.15% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 3432 3501
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £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 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +43 13 £38,750 -26.19%
Berkshire - 6 £50,000 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (95.74%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (93.62%) Firewall
4 43 (91.49%) Juniper
5 41 (87.23%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (85.11%) Palo Alto
7 38 (80.85%) DNS
8 34 (72.34%) BGP
9 32 (68.09%) OSPF
9 32 (68.09%) WAN
10 30 (63.83%) LAN
11 29 (61.70%) CCNA
12 27 (57.45%) CCNP
13 26 (55.32%) TCP/IP
14 22 (46.81%) Network Security
15 20 (42.55%) ADSL
16 18 (38.30%) SNMP
17 16 (34.04%) Kalman Filter
18 15 (31.91%) F5
18 15 (31.91%) SLA
19 13 (27.66%) MPLS
20 10 (21.28%) Ethernet
21 8 (17.02%) CCIE
21 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
22 7 (14.89%) ITIL
22 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
22 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
23 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
23 6 (12.77%) SHDSL
23 6 (12.77%) iPad

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 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (95.74%) Cisco ASA
2 44 (93.62%) Firewall
3 38 (80.85%) DNS
4 34 (72.34%) BGP
5 32 (68.09%) OSPF
5 32 (68.09%) WAN
6 30 (63.83%) LAN
7 26 (55.32%) TCP/IP
8 22 (46.81%) Network Security
9 20 (42.55%) ADSL
10 18 (38.30%) SNMP
11 13 (27.66%) MPLS
12 10 (21.28%) Ethernet
13 6 (12.77%) SHDSL
14 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
14 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (10.64%) Wireless
15 4 (8.51%) VPN
16 3 (6.38%) DHCP
16 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Network Engineer
2 21 (44.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (29.79%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Network Support
8 3 (6.38%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Unix Support
9 2 (4.26%) Unix Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) iPad
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Solaris
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (6.38%) Network Management
4 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (2.13%) Network Design
6 1 (2.13%) Presales
6 1 (2.13%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (87.23%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (61.70%) CCNA
3 27 (57.45%) CCNP
4 8 (17.02%) CCIE
5 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) IISP
6 1 (2.13%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Firmware
2 2 (4.26%) iptables
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (91.49%) Juniper
3 40 (85.11%) Palo Alto
4 15 (31.91%) F5
5 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.51%) Foundry
6 4 (8.51%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Forcepoint
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) Egenera
8 2 (4.26%) Ipanema Technologies
8 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.26%) Sun
8 2 (4.26%) VMware
9 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (2.13%) Splunk
9 1 (2.13%) Tufin