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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 420 384 424
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +40
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 22 51 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.24% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 1.10% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 14
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
4950 4624 5403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.57% 21.83% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3593 4416
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 12 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Surrey -2 10 £25,750 -54.82% 3
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (84.38%) Firewall
2 27 (84.38%) F5
3 22 (68.75%) Juniper
4 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
5 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 14 (43.75%) HP
7 13 (40.63%) CCNA
7 13 (40.63%) BGP
8 12 (37.50%) Firmware
8 12 (37.50%) ITIL
9 11 (34.38%) MCSE
9 11 (34.38%) SLA
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
9 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds
10 10 (31.25%) MOS
10 10 (31.25%) OSPF
10 10 (31.25%) CCNP
10 10 (31.25%) VPN
10 10 (31.25%) DNS
10 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
10 10 (31.25%) MCSA
10 10 (31.25%) MS Office
10 10 (31.25%) Lync
10 10 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
11 9 (28.13%) tcpdump

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (31.25%) Lync
2 8 (25.00%) Moodle
2 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (21.88%) IIS
4 4 (12.50%) Apache
5 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (84.38%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) BGP
4 10 (31.25%) OSPF
4 10 (31.25%) VPN
4 10 (31.25%) DNS
5 9 (28.13%) tcpdump
5 9 (28.13%) ADSL
5 9 (28.13%) Ethernet
5 9 (28.13%) Wireshark
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (25.00%) IPsec
6 8 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (25.00%) LAN
6 8 (25.00%) Internet
6 8 (25.00%) MPLS
7 7 (21.88%) snoop
7 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (15.63%) BIG-IP
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) Service Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) XML
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) VLE
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL V3
4 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (15.63%) Validation
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) Network Design
7 3 (9.38%) Network Management
7 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Release Management
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.13%) Line Management
9 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) C
2 4 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) CCNA
3 11 (34.38%) MCSE
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (31.25%) MOS
4 10 (31.25%) CCNP
4 10 (31.25%) MCSA
5 8 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.13%) CCSA
7 1 (3.13%) CCSE
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Snort
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (9.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (84.38%) F5
3 22 (68.75%) Juniper
4 21 (65.63%) CheckPoint
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) HP
6 11 (34.38%) SolarWinds
7 8 (25.00%) BT
7 8 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (25.00%) BMC
7 8 (25.00%) Sophos
8 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 4 (12.50%) Sun
9 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (12.50%) Egenera
9 4 (12.50%) Foundry
10 3 (9.38%) Huawei
11 2 (6.25%) Nortel
11 2 (6.25%) NetScout
11 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
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