The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 425 386 408
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 24 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.100% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.94% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 25
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £42,150 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4958 5295 5576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.65% 23.57% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3860 4223 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,125 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 15 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Surrey +3 8 £26,500 -51.15% 1
West Sussex - 1 £27,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (98.63%) Cisco
1 72 (98.63%) Cisco ASA
2 70 (95.89%) Firewall
3 63 (86.30%) F5
4 59 (80.82%) CheckPoint
5 53 (72.60%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (60.27%) Juniper
7 36 (49.32%) CCNA
8 35 (47.95%) DNS
9 32 (43.84%) CCNP
9 32 (43.84%) Cisco PIX
10 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
11 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (34.25%) SMTP
11 25 (34.25%) ITIL
11 25 (34.25%) MCSE
11 25 (34.25%) MCSA
11 25 (34.25%) MOS
11 25 (34.25%) BIG-IP
12 24 (32.88%) SolarWinds
13 23 (31.51%) Network+ Certification
14 22 (30.14%) Network Security
14 22 (30.14%) SLA
15 20 (27.40%) BGP
15 20 (27.40%) Telecoms
16 19 (26.03%) Back Office
16 19 (26.03%) Blue Coat
16 19 (26.03%) DHCP
16 19 (26.03%) SNMP
17 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (23.29%) Lync
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.96%) Moodle
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (98.63%) Cisco ASA
2 70 (95.89%) Firewall
3 35 (47.95%) DNS
4 32 (43.84%) Cisco PIX
5 25 (34.25%) BIG-IP
5 25 (34.25%) SMTP
6 22 (30.14%) Network Security
7 20 (27.40%) BGP
8 19 (26.03%) DHCP
8 19 (26.03%) SNMP
9 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
9 18 (24.66%) 3G
9 18 (24.66%) Radio Access Network
10 16 (21.92%) MPLS
11 15 (20.55%) Broadband
12 12 (16.44%) OSPF
13 10 (13.70%) Ethernet
14 9 (12.33%) VPN
14 9 (12.33%) EIGRP
15 8 (10.96%) VLAN
General
1 20 (27.40%) Telecoms
2 19 (26.03%) Back Office
3 11 (15.07%) Retail
3 11 (15.07%) Billing
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Security Engineer
2 26 (35.62%) Analyst
3 25 (34.25%) Service Analyst
3 25 (34.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (26.03%) Network Engineer
4 19 (26.03%) IP Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Network Support
6 7 (9.59%) Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.74%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco Support
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) UNIX
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) ITIL
2 18 (24.66%) ITIL V3
3 15 (20.55%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (15.07%) CRM
5 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
6 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.59%) Release Management
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.11%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Validation
9 3 (4.11%) Network Design
10 2 (2.74%) Project Planning
11 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) Perl
2 5 (6.85%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (72.60%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (49.32%) CCNA
3 32 (43.84%) CCNP
4 25 (34.25%) MCSE
4 25 (34.25%) MCSA
4 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (34.25%) MOS
5 23 (31.51%) Network+ Certification
6 15 (20.55%) CCIE
7 14 (19.18%) CCSA
8 8 (10.96%) CCSE
8 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
9 7 (9.59%) CCDA
10 6 (8.22%) CCVP
10 6 (8.22%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (6.85%) Degree
12 3 (4.11%) CCDP
13 2 (2.74%) CCIP
13 2 (2.74%) CCSP
14 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.66%) ProxySG
2 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (8.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 72 (98.63%) Cisco
2 63 (86.30%) F5
3 59 (80.82%) CheckPoint
4 44 (60.27%) Juniper
5 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.88%) SolarWinds
7 19 (26.03%) Blue Coat
8 10 (13.70%) HP
9 8 (10.96%) Sophos
9 8 (10.96%) BT
9 8 (10.96%) BMC
9 8 (10.96%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (4.11%) Foundry
10 3 (4.11%) Citrix
11 2 (2.74%) NetScout
11 2 (2.74%) Nortel
12 1 (1.37%) Redback
12 1 (1.37%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.37%) Huawei
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago