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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 242 - 235
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 11 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% - 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Median salary £51,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £61,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.73% +44.11%
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
1057 1125 1025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.66% 18.82% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 886 992 874
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Bristol - 11 £51,000 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (73.33%) IP Telephony
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco IPT
2 11 (73.33%) IronPort
2 11 (73.33%) Network Security
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (73.33%) F5
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 7 (46.67%) CA
4 7 (46.67%) Nokia
4 7 (46.67%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (46.67%) Network Management
4 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
4 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (26.67%) Aruba

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) Wireless
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco IPT
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (73.33%) IP Telephony
2 11 (73.33%) Network Security
3 8 (53.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 7 (46.67%) MPLS
4 7 (46.67%) Unified Communications
5 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
5 4 (26.67%) H.323
5 4 (26.67%) HSRP
5 4 (26.67%) MGCP
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) F5
2 11 (73.33%) IronPort
3 7 (46.67%) CA
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) Nokia
3 7 (46.67%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) Aruba
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) NetScout
4 4 (26.67%) VMware