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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 410 390 419
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 36 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.89% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 9
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,387 £55,000 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
4899 4705 5263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.20% 21.35% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3624 4328
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +24 21 £32,500 +58.53% 2
Berkshire -6 5 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Hampshire -11 5 £45,000 +20.00%
East Sussex - 5 - -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 39 (78.00%) Firewall
3 36 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (64.00%) BGP
4 32 (64.00%) F5
5 27 (54.00%) LAN
6 26 (52.00%) ITIL
7 24 (48.00%) Juniper
7 24 (48.00%) CheckPoint
8 21 (42.00%) OSPF
8 21 (42.00%) WAN
8 21 (42.00%) VPN
9 19 (38.00%) CCNP
10 17 (34.00%) DNS
10 17 (34.00%) SLA
11 16 (32.00%) CCNA
11 16 (32.00%) Ethernet
11 16 (32.00%) VoIP
11 16 (32.00%) ADSL
11 16 (32.00%) MS Office
11 16 (32.00%) Lync
12 15 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
12 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
13 14 (28.00%) IPsec
13 14 (28.00%) Office 365
14 13 (26.00%) Firmware
15 12 (24.00%) SNMP
15 12 (24.00%) Wireshark

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (32.00%) Lync
2 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (22.00%) Moodle
4 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (10.00%) IIS
6 4 (8.00%) Apache
7 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 39 (78.00%) Firewall
3 32 (64.00%) BGP
4 27 (54.00%) LAN
5 21 (42.00%) OSPF
5 21 (42.00%) WAN
5 21 (42.00%) VPN
6 17 (34.00%) DNS
7 16 (32.00%) Ethernet
7 16 (32.00%) VoIP
7 16 (32.00%) ADSL
8 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 14 (28.00%) IPsec
10 12 (24.00%) SNMP
10 12 (24.00%) Wireshark
10 12 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (22.00%) SHDSL
11 11 (22.00%) EIGRP
12 9 (18.00%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (18.00%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Network Support
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) IP Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) XML
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) VLE
2 6 (12.00%) CMDB
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Solaris
2 4 (8.00%) UNIX
2 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) ITIL
2 15 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL V3
4 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 9 (18.00%) Service Management
6 8 (16.00%) Capacity Management
7 7 (14.00%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.00%) Validation
10 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.00%) Web Development
10 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
11 3 (6.00%) Network Management
11 3 (6.00%) Network Design
12 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
13 1 (2.00%) Release Management
13 1 (2.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) Perl
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.00%) CCNP
3 16 (32.00%) CCNA
4 7 (14.00%) MCSE
4 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (12.00%) MCSA
5 6 (12.00%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (12.00%) MOS
6 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Firmware
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco LMS
2 5 (10.00%) Opsview
2 5 (10.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (64.00%) F5
3 24 (48.00%) Juniper
3 24 (48.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (22.00%) HP
5 10 (20.00%) VMware
6 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) BMC
7 6 (12.00%) Sophos
7 6 (12.00%) BT
7 6 (12.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (8.00%) Siemens
8 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.00%) Sun
8 4 (8.00%) Polycom
8 4 (8.00%) Foundry
8 4 (8.00%) Egenera
9 3 (6.00%) Huawei
10 2 (4.00%) Nortel
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