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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 379 359 407
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +48
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 51 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.21% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 23
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £60,000 £66,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -18.18%
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
4467 4213 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.86% 20.82% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3412 3314 4341
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -10 24 £38,000 +43.39% 4
Hampshire -15 16 £45,500 +21.33% 1
Berkshire -22 7 £42,500 -22.72% 3
East Sussex - 4 - -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 78 (100.00%) Cisco
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 63 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (73.08%) LAN
3 57 (73.08%) BGP
4 55 (70.51%) Firewall
5 51 (65.38%) ITIL
6 49 (62.82%) WAN
7 42 (53.85%) CCNP
7 42 (53.85%) VPN
7 42 (53.85%) F5
8 36 (46.15%) SLA
8 36 (46.15%) CCNA
9 32 (41.03%) CheckPoint
10 31 (39.74%) OSPF
11 29 (37.18%) EIGRP
11 29 (37.18%) Juniper
12 26 (33.33%) VoIP
13 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
14 24 (30.77%) DNS
14 24 (30.77%) Wireshark
15 23 (29.49%) Service Management
16 22 (28.21%) VMware
17 21 (26.92%) ADSL
17 21 (26.92%) Ethernet
17 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (26.92%) Lync
17 21 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
18 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (26.92%) Lync
2 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
3 15 (19.23%) Moodle
4 6 (7.69%) IIS
5 5 (6.41%) Apache
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) MS Office
2 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 57 (73.08%) LAN
2 57 (73.08%) BGP
3 55 (70.51%) Firewall
4 49 (62.82%) WAN
5 42 (53.85%) VPN
6 31 (39.74%) OSPF
7 29 (37.18%) EIGRP
8 26 (33.33%) VoIP
9 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
10 24 (30.77%) Wireshark
10 24 (30.77%) DNS
11 21 (26.92%) ADSL
11 21 (26.92%) Ethernet
11 21 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (24.36%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (24.36%) IPsec
13 18 (23.08%) SHDSL
14 17 (21.79%) SNMP
15 16 (20.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) Network Support
5 10 (12.82%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.97%) Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Administrator
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Technical Support
11 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) HTML
1 5 (6.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) VLE
2 12 (15.38%) CMDB
3 8 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.56%) IPTV
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 5 (6.41%) UNIX
4 4 (5.13%) Solaris
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) CentOS
5 3 (3.85%) Debian
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) ITIL
2 23 (29.49%) Service Management
3 20 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (24.36%) ITIL V3
5 16 (20.51%) Capacity Management
6 15 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
7 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (10.26%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.41%) Web Development
11 5 (6.41%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (5.13%) Network Management
13 3 (3.85%) Network Design
13 3 (3.85%) Migration
13 3 (3.85%) Project Management
14 2 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) Java
1 5 (6.41%) Perl
1 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.13%) C
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (80.77%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (53.85%) CCNP
3 36 (46.15%) CCNA
4 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 15 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) Degree
5 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.41%) MCSE
7 4 (5.13%) MCSA
7 4 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (5.13%) MOS
8 3 (3.85%) CCDP
9 2 (2.56%) CCIE
9 2 (2.56%) MCITP
10 1 (1.28%) CCSA
10 1 (1.28%) CCSE
10 1 (1.28%) SAP Certification
10 1 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (46.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.67%) Firmware
3 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) Nagios
1 15 (19.23%) Cisco Prime
1 15 (19.23%) Cisco LMS
1 15 (19.23%) Opsview
2 11 (14.10%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (53.85%) F5
3 32 (41.03%) CheckPoint
4 29 (37.18%) Juniper
5 22 (28.21%) VMware
6 11 (14.10%) HP
7 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.26%) Siemens
8 8 (10.26%) Polycom
9 5 (6.41%) Egenera
9 5 (6.41%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.41%) Foundry
9 5 (6.41%) Sun
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle
10 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.13%) BMC
10 4 (5.13%) Sophos
10 4 (5.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (5.13%) BT
11 3 (3.85%) Nortel
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