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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 427 370 426
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +56
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 15 52 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.24% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 1.10% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 12
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
5023 4726 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.24% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3655 4307
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Berkshire -29 10 £52,500 +5.52% 1
Surrey -10 5 £23,000 -59.64% 3
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 24 (80.00%) F5
4 22 (73.33%) Juniper
5 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
6 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
8 14 (46.67%) CCNA
9 13 (43.33%) BGP
10 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
10 12 (40.00%) Network Security
10 12 (40.00%) Firmware
10 12 (40.00%) OSPF
10 12 (40.00%) HP
11 11 (36.67%) CCNP
11 11 (36.67%) MPLS
12 10 (33.33%) SLA
12 10 (33.33%) ITIL
12 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 10 (33.33%) tcpdump
12 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
13 9 (30.00%) MOS
13 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
13 9 (30.00%) MCSE
13 9 (30.00%) MCSA
13 9 (30.00%) MS Office
13 9 (30.00%) DNS
13 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (26.67%) UNIX

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (26.67%) IIS
1 8 (26.67%) Lync
2 6 (20.00%) Moodle
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) BGP
4 12 (40.00%) OSPF
4 12 (40.00%) Network Security
5 11 (36.67%) MPLS
6 10 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 10 (33.33%) tcpdump
7 9 (30.00%) DNS
8 8 (26.67%) snoop
9 7 (23.33%) VPN
9 7 (23.33%) ADSL
9 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (20.00%) Internet
10 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.00%) IPsec
11 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
11 5 (16.67%) WAN
11 5 (16.67%) LAN
General
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Security Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) Service Analyst
4 9 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Design Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) IP Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior IP Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
2 8 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (20.00%) Validation
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) Network Design
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Network Management
6 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
2 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNA
3 11 (36.67%) CCNP
4 9 (30.00%) MCSE
4 9 (30.00%) MCSA
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (30.00%) MOS
5 7 (23.33%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
7 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) CCIE
8 1 (3.33%) CCSA
8 1 (3.33%) CCSE
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) F5
3 22 (73.33%) Juniper
4 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
5 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) HP
7 9 (30.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (23.33%) BMC
9 6 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (20.00%) Sophos
9 6 (20.00%) BT
10 4 (13.33%) 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
12 2 (6.67%) Sourcefire
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