The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 237 213
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.049% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -16.66%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1138 1003 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.80% 16.46% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 981 868 681
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

FWSM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

FWSM Salary Trend in the South West

FWSM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco LMS
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco LMS
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware