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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 384 382 400
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 52 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.92% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 27
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -19.04%
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
4540 4246 5077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.89% 20.51% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3492 3300 4104
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Surrey -6 25 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Hampshire - 19 £45,500 - 1
Berkshire -11 5 £52,500 -12.50%
Middlesex +10 3 £37,500 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 90 (100.00%) Cisco
1 90 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 79 (87.78%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (77.78%) LAN
4 68 (75.56%) BGP
5 67 (74.44%) Firewall
6 61 (67.78%) CCNP
7 58 (64.44%) WAN
7 58 (64.44%) ITIL
8 57 (63.33%) VPN
9 47 (52.22%) F5
10 42 (46.67%) CCNA
11 41 (45.56%) SLA
11 41 (45.56%) EIGRP
12 33 (36.67%) Cisco PIX
13 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
13 31 (34.44%) OSPF
14 29 (32.22%) VoIP
14 29 (32.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (31.11%) Service Management
16 27 (30.00%) IPsec
17 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
17 26 (28.89%) Juniper
18 25 (27.78%) VMware
19 24 (26.67%) Wireshark
19 24 (26.67%) Load Balancing
20 22 (24.44%) DNS
20 22 (24.44%) Capacity Management
21 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (23.33%) CiscoWorks

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (20.00%) Lync
2 13 (14.44%) Moodle
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Office
2 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 70 (77.78%) LAN
3 68 (75.56%) BGP
4 67 (74.44%) Firewall
5 58 (64.44%) WAN
6 57 (63.33%) VPN
7 41 (45.56%) EIGRP
8 33 (36.67%) Cisco PIX
9 31 (34.44%) OSPF
10 29 (32.22%) VoIP
10 29 (32.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (30.00%) IPsec
12 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
13 24 (26.67%) Wireshark
14 22 (24.44%) DNS
15 21 (23.33%) VRRP
16 20 (22.22%) HSRP
16 20 (22.22%) Network Security
17 19 (21.11%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (21.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (4.44%) Electronics
1 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.11%) Banking
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
2 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Network Engineer
2 23 (25.56%) Network Support
3 22 (24.44%) Support Engineer
4 19 (21.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (18.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.67%) Consultant
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Cisco Support
10 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 3 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) HTML
1 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) VLE
2 12 (13.33%) CMDB
3 9 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.44%) IPTV
5 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (3.33%) CentOS
3 3 (3.33%) Debian
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) ITIL
2 28 (31.11%) Service Management
3 24 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 22 (24.44%) Capacity Management
5 20 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 19 (21.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (21.11%) Incident Management
7 18 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
9 9 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.67%) Network Management
12 4 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (4.44%) Workflow
12 4 (4.44%) Migration
13 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (3.33%) Network Design
14 2 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) Java
1 1 (1.11%) Perl
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
1 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (87.78%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (67.78%) CCNP
3 42 (46.67%) CCNA
4 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
4 19 (21.11%) Security Cleared
5 18 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (12.22%) Degree
7 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.56%) CCDP
9 4 (4.44%) CCIE
9 4 (4.44%) MCITP
10 3 (3.33%) VCP4
10 3 (3.33%) SAP Certification
11 2 (2.22%) MCSE
12 1 (1.11%) MCSA
12 1 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.11%) CCSA
12 1 (1.11%) CCSE
12 1 (1.11%) MOS
12 1 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (45.56%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.78%) Firmware
3 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) CiscoWorks
2 19 (21.11%) Nagios
2 19 (21.11%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (21.11%) Cisco LMS
2 19 (21.11%) Opsview
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (52.22%) F5
3 31 (34.44%) CheckPoint
4 26 (28.89%) Juniper
5 25 (27.78%) VMware
6 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.00%) Siemens
7 9 (10.00%) Polycom
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle
9 6 (6.67%) HP
10 4 (4.44%) IBM
10 4 (4.44%) Software AG
10 4 (4.44%) webMethods
10 4 (4.44%) Sony
11 3 (3.33%) SAP
11 3 (3.33%) Nortel
12 2 (2.22%) BT
12 2 (2.22%) Sophos
12 2 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.22%) NetScout
Egham, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, On-Call, Overtime and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable plus
Posted: 5 days ago