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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 419 432 468
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +36
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 28 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.14% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.68% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 7
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £47,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +46.66%
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
3678 4430 5003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.92% 21.32% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 3544 3788
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +37 16 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Berkshire -8 12 £52,500 -22.22% 1
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 48 (88.89%) Firewall
2 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (83.33%) Juniper
4 42 (77.78%) Palo Alto
5 39 (72.22%) CCNP
6 35 (64.81%) ITIL
6 35 (64.81%) F5
7 31 (57.41%) CCNA
8 29 (53.70%) WAN
8 29 (53.70%) DNS
8 29 (53.70%) Network Security
9 26 (48.15%) Firmware
10 23 (42.59%) BGP
10 23 (42.59%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (40.74%) Network Monitoring
11 22 (40.74%) LAN
12 20 (37.04%) OSPF
13 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
13 18 (33.33%) MPLS
14 17 (31.48%) ADSL
14 17 (31.48%) SLA
15 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
15 16 (29.63%) SHDSL
16 15 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
16 15 (27.78%) SolarWinds
17 14 (25.93%) HP
18 13 (24.07%) Ethernet

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 48 (88.89%) Firewall
3 29 (53.70%) DNS
3 29 (53.70%) Network Security
3 29 (53.70%) WAN
4 23 (42.59%) BGP
5 22 (40.74%) LAN
6 20 (37.04%) OSPF
7 18 (33.33%) MPLS
8 17 (31.48%) ADSL
9 16 (29.63%) SHDSL
9 16 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 15 (27.78%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (24.07%) Ethernet
12 12 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (16.67%) SNMP
14 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
15 7 (12.96%) TACACS
15 7 (12.96%) VPN
16 6 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (25.93%) NOC Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) Security Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Help Desk Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Help Desk Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Network Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Network Operations Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) 802.1X
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
2 5 (9.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
1 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Solaris
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) ITIL
2 23 (42.59%) Kalman Filter
3 22 (40.74%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (24.07%) Problem Management
5 12 (22.22%) Change Management
6 8 (14.81%) ITIL V3
7 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (12.96%) Data Security
7 7 (12.96%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) High Availability
8 6 (11.11%) Network Management
9 5 (9.26%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Web Development
10 4 (7.41%) Web Filtering
11 3 (5.56%) Network Design
11 3 (5.56%) Process Management
12 2 (3.70%) Project Management
13 1 (1.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) C
2 6 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (9.26%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (72.22%) CCNP
3 31 (57.41%) CCNA
4 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 11 (20.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (16.67%) MCSA
6 9 (16.67%) MCSE
6 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (16.67%) MOS
6 9 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (11.11%) CCSP
7 6 (11.11%) CCVP
8 1 (1.85%) CCIE
8 1 (1.85%) CCIP
8 1 (1.85%) CISSP
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (31.48%) SLA
2 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) SAS 70
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Firmware
2 5 (9.26%) iptables
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (83.33%) Juniper
3 42 (77.78%) Palo Alto
4 35 (64.81%) F5
5 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 15 (27.78%) SolarWinds
7 14 (25.93%) HP
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 9 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (11.11%) Foundry
11 5 (9.26%) Egenera
11 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
11 5 (9.26%) VMware
12 4 (7.41%) Sun
13 2 (3.70%) Citrix
13 2 (3.70%) Twitter
14 1 (1.85%) BT
14 1 (1.85%) Ciena
14 1 (1.85%) Openreach
14 1 (1.85%) Splunk
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