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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 418 436 377
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -59
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 24 15 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.066% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.29% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 22
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £22,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
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
4388 5087 4758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.71% 22.54% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3538 3763 3683
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +21 14 £67,500 +28.57%
Surrey +9 6 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (89.83%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (83.05%) Firewall
4 48 (81.36%) CCNP
5 43 (72.88%) BGP
6 42 (71.19%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (69.49%) F5
8 35 (59.32%) ITIL
9 34 (57.63%) LAN
9 34 (57.63%) CheckPoint
10 32 (54.24%) OSPF
11 31 (52.54%) VPN
11 31 (52.54%) DNS
12 30 (50.85%) TCP/IP
13 28 (47.46%) CCNA
13 28 (47.46%) VMware
13 28 (47.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 28 (47.46%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (44.07%) Juniper
16 24 (40.68%) Load Balancing
17 22 (37.29%) Network Security
17 22 (37.29%) MPLS
17 22 (37.29%) Telecoms
18 20 (33.90%) WAN
18 20 (33.90%) Cisco PIX
19 19 (32.20%) TACACS
20 18 (30.51%) Wireshark
20 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
20 18 (30.51%) Data Centre

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 49 (83.05%) Firewall
2 43 (72.88%) BGP
3 42 (71.19%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (57.63%) LAN
5 32 (54.24%) OSPF
6 31 (52.54%) VPN
6 31 (52.54%) DNS
7 30 (50.85%) TCP/IP
8 28 (47.46%) Cisco IOS
8 28 (47.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (37.29%) Network Security
9 22 (37.29%) MPLS
10 20 (33.90%) WAN
10 20 (33.90%) Cisco PIX
11 19 (32.20%) TACACS
12 18 (30.51%) Wireshark
13 17 (28.81%) VLAN
13 17 (28.81%) VPLS
13 17 (28.81%) EIGRP
13 17 (28.81%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (37.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Billing
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (89.83%) Network Engineer
2 24 (40.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (28.81%) Security Engineer
4 15 (25.42%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Network Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Network Support
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Support
7 2 (3.39%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) IP Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Junior
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) CMDB
3 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.39%) IPTV
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) ITIL
2 24 (40.68%) Load Balancing
3 17 (28.81%) Network Management
4 15 (25.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (16.95%) Capacity Management
5 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
5 10 (16.95%) Service Management
5 10 (16.95%) ITIL V3
5 10 (16.95%) Security Patching
6 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.78%) Network Design
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.39%) CRM
9 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.39%) Workflow
9 2 (3.39%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (89.83%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (81.36%) CCNP
3 28 (47.46%) CCNA
4 18 (30.51%) Security Cleared
5 17 (28.81%) Check Point Certification
6 14 (23.73%) Degree
7 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
8 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
9 7 (11.86%) CCSA
10 6 (10.17%) CCSE
10 6 (10.17%) CCIE
10 6 (10.17%) CISSP
11 4 (6.78%) CCDP
12 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.95%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) FortiGate
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco LMS
2 10 (16.95%) Opsview
2 10 (16.95%) Nagios
3 6 (10.17%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (69.49%) F5
3 34 (57.63%) CheckPoint
4 28 (47.46%) VMware
5 26 (44.07%) Juniper
6 11 (18.64%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.39%) webMethods
8 2 (3.39%) Software AG
9 1 (1.69%) HP
9 1 (1.69%) Nokia
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