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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 419 401 413
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 23 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.86% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 15
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
4901 4626 5329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.44% 21.50% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3583 4318
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +12 15 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Berkshire -19 8 £52,500 - 1
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) F5
3 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 16 (53.33%) Juniper
6 14 (46.67%) BGP
7 13 (43.33%) VPN
8 12 (40.00%) LAN
8 12 (40.00%) CCNP
8 12 (40.00%) IPsec
8 12 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (36.67%) HP
9 11 (36.67%) ITIL
10 10 (33.33%) MS Office
10 10 (33.33%) DNS
10 10 (33.33%) CCNA
10 10 (33.33%) Firmware
10 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
11 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 9 (30.00%) SLA
11 9 (30.00%) ADSL
11 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
11 9 (30.00%) Lync
12 8 (26.67%) Moodle
12 8 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
12 8 (26.67%) OSPF

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (30.00%) Lync
2 8 (26.67%) Moodle
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.67%) IIS
5 4 (13.33%) Apache
6 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 25 (83.33%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) BGP
4 13 (43.33%) VPN
5 12 (40.00%) LAN
5 12 (40.00%) IPsec
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (30.00%) ADSL
7 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
7 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (26.67%) OSPF
9 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
9 7 (23.33%) tcpdump
10 6 (20.00%) WAN
10 6 (20.00%) VoIP
10 6 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (20.00%) VRRP
10 6 (20.00%) Internet
10 6 (20.00%) HSRP
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IP Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) VLE
2 3 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Solaris
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 8 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (16.67%) Validation
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Network Management
8 3 (10.00%) Network Design
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
10 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (3.33%) SIEM
10 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.33%) Migration
10 1 (3.33%) Project Management
10 1 (3.33%) Service Management
10 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (23.33%) MCSE
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (20.00%) MOS
5 6 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Firmware
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (83.33%) F5
3 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 16 (53.33%) Juniper
5 11 (36.67%) HP
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
8 6 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (20.00%) BMC
8 6 (20.00%) Sophos
8 6 (20.00%) BT
9 5 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (13.33%) Sun
10 4 (13.33%) Egenera
10 4 (13.33%) Foundry
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (10.00%) Huawei
12 2 (6.67%) NetScout
12 2 (6.67%) Nortel
13 1 (3.33%) Redback
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