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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 235 227
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.017% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
1034 943 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.92% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 725 1036
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) F5