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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 377 446 450
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +4
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 38 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.100% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 20
Median salary £50,000 £67,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +56.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £61,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.73% +44.11%
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
3733 4239 5074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.45% 20.12% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 3435 3724
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +61 28 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +27 10 £60,000 -11.11%
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 48 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (85.71%) Firewall
3 44 (78.57%) CCNP
4 43 (76.79%) Juniper
5 42 (75.00%) Palo Alto
6 38 (67.86%) BGP
7 34 (60.71%) DNS
8 32 (57.14%) CCNA
9 31 (55.36%) OSPF
9 31 (55.36%) F5
10 29 (51.79%) Network Security
11 27 (48.21%) WAN
12 25 (44.64%) LAN
13 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
14 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
14 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
14 20 (35.71%) MPLS
14 20 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
15 19 (33.93%) Firmware
15 19 (33.93%) ITIL
15 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
16 17 (30.36%) ADSL
17 16 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (25.00%) SHDSL
18 14 (25.00%) Change Management
19 13 (23.21%) SNMP
19 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
20 12 (21.43%) Foundry

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 7 (12.50%) Apache
1 7 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 48 (85.71%) Firewall
3 38 (67.86%) BGP
4 34 (60.71%) DNS
5 31 (55.36%) OSPF
6 29 (51.79%) Network Security
7 27 (48.21%) WAN
8 25 (44.64%) LAN
9 20 (35.71%) MPLS
10 19 (33.93%) TCP/IP
11 17 (30.36%) ADSL
12 16 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (25.00%) SHDSL
14 13 (23.21%) Ethernet
14 13 (23.21%) SNMP
15 10 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (14.29%) EIGRP
16 8 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
17 7 (12.50%) TACACS
17 7 (12.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Security Engineer
4 12 (21.43%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Network Support
8 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Unix Support
8 4 (7.14%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 7 (12.50%) HTML
1 7 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.50%) Clustering
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Solaris
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
2 19 (33.93%) ITIL
3 14 (25.00%) Change Management
4 10 (17.86%) Problem Management
5 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (12.50%) Data Security
7 7 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (12.50%) Network Management
7 7 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (10.71%) High Availability
9 5 (8.93%) Process Management
10 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.79%) Email Filtering
11 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.79%) Release Management
11 1 (1.79%) SIEM
11 1 (1.79%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Perl
2 7 (12.50%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.93%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (78.57%) CCNP
3 32 (57.14%) CCNA
4 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (16.07%) CCIE
7 7 (12.50%) CCSP
7 7 (12.50%) CCVP
8 2 (3.57%) MCSA
8 2 (3.57%) MCSE
8 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.57%) MOS
8 2 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.79%) CCIP
9 1 (1.79%) CISSP
9 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) SLA
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) Firmware
2 7 (12.50%) iptables
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (76.79%) Juniper
3 42 (75.00%) Palo Alto
4 31 (55.36%) F5
5 20 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 12 (21.43%) Foundry
7 9 (16.07%) HP
8 7 (12.50%) Egenera
8 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 7 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 7 (12.50%) Sun
8 7 (12.50%) VMware
9 2 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.79%) BMC
10 1 (1.79%) BT
10 1 (1.79%) CA
10 1 (1.79%) Citrix
10 1 (1.79%) Openreach
10 1 (1.79%) Splunk
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