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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 413 436 379
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -57
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 30 8 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.035% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.16% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 37
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £22,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -25.00%
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Berkshire +18 19 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Surrey +20 6 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Hampshire - 4 £48,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (90.54%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (83.78%) CCNP
4 61 (82.43%) Cisco ASA
5 59 (79.73%) Firewall
6 52 (70.27%) BGP
7 48 (64.86%) F5
8 44 (59.46%) LAN
9 43 (58.11%) VPN
10 42 (56.76%) ITIL
11 34 (45.95%) CCNA
11 34 (45.95%) Cisco PIX
12 33 (44.59%) CheckPoint
13 32 (43.24%) VMware
14 30 (40.54%) Load Balancing
14 30 (40.54%) WAN
15 29 (39.19%) EIGRP
15 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (37.84%) OSPF
16 28 (37.84%) TCP/IP
17 27 (36.49%) DNS
18 26 (35.14%) Network Security
19 24 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
20 23 (31.08%) Wireshark
21 22 (29.73%) Juniper
22 20 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
23 19 (25.68%) MPLS
23 19 (25.68%) SLA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (82.43%) Cisco ASA
2 59 (79.73%) Firewall
3 52 (70.27%) BGP
4 44 (59.46%) LAN
5 43 (58.11%) VPN
6 34 (45.95%) Cisco PIX
7 30 (40.54%) WAN
8 29 (39.19%) EIGRP
8 29 (39.19%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (37.84%) OSPF
9 28 (37.84%) TCP/IP
10 27 (36.49%) DNS
11 26 (35.14%) Network Security
12 24 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
13 23 (31.08%) Wireshark
14 19 (25.68%) MPLS
15 18 (24.32%) VRRP
16 15 (20.27%) TACACS
17 13 (17.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (25.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (87.84%) Network Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Security Engineer
4 16 (21.62%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (18.92%) Network Support
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Cisco Support
8 6 (8.11%) Network Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Network Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Lead Network Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Project Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) IP Engineer
12 1 (1.35%) Network Security Architect
12 1 (1.35%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) CMDB
3 4 (5.41%) IPTV
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) UNIX
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) ITIL
2 30 (40.54%) Load Balancing
3 20 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (22.97%) Capacity Management
5 15 (20.27%) Network Management
5 15 (20.27%) ITIL V3
5 15 (20.27%) Security Patching
5 15 (20.27%) Incident Management
5 15 (20.27%) Service Management
6 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.41%) Network Design
7 4 (5.41%) Workflow
8 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.05%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (2.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (90.54%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (83.78%) CCNP
3 34 (45.95%) CCNA
4 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
5 15 (20.27%) DV Cleared
6 14 (18.92%) Degree
7 13 (17.57%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (9.46%) CCSA
8 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
8 7 (9.46%) CCIE
9 6 (8.11%) CCSE
9 6 (8.11%) CCDP
9 6 (8.11%) CISSP
10 2 (2.70%) MCITP
10 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.70%) SAP Certification
11 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.51%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (20.27%) Nagios
2 15 (20.27%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (20.27%) Cisco LMS
2 15 (20.27%) Opsview
3 11 (14.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (64.86%) F5
3 33 (44.59%) CheckPoint
4 32 (43.24%) VMware
5 22 (29.73%) Juniper
6 11 (14.86%) Blue Coat
7 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.41%) webMethods
8 4 (5.41%) Software AG
9 3 (4.05%) HP
10 2 (2.70%) IBM
10 2 (2.70%) Oracle
10 2 (2.70%) SAP
10 2 (2.70%) Sony
11 1 (1.35%) Citrix
11 1 (1.35%) Nokia
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