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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 235 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.018% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £38,800 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
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
1001 929 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 17.08% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 864 743 891
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the South West

FWSM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Bristol +1 1 £65,000 +67.52%
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
FWSM
England

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (50.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco LMS
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) F5