The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 86 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.63% 0.51% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 2.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
FWSM
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
270 265 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.35% 22.73% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 250 233 189
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

FWSM
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the South Wales region.

FWSM Salary Trend in South Wales

FWSM
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
Caerphilly +13 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
FWSM
Wales

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Capacity Management
2 8 (88.89%) HSRP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) VRRP
2 8 (88.89%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (88.89%) SLA
2 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) SAP
4 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) SAP Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) HSRP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) VRRP
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Capacity Management
1 8 (88.89%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) SAP Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) SLA
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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