The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 865 802 841
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +39
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 70 135 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 55 107 66
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FWSM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM within the UK.

FWSM Salary Trend in the UK

FWSM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FWSM over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
England -49 64 £55,000 +14.58% 14
London 0 49 £55,000 -4.34% 5
City of London +46 14 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Surrey -2 14 £52,500 +31.25% 8
South East -26 14 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Glasgow - 6 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 6 £40,000 - 1
Reigate -14 5 £50,000 +42.85% 6
Redhill - 5 £58,000 -
Yorkshire +6 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Osterley - 1 - -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 99 (100.00%) Cisco
2 90 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 87 (87.88%) CCNP
3 87 (87.88%) Firewall
4 80 (80.81%) Cisco ASA
5 67 (67.68%) F5
6 64 (64.65%) Juniper
7 58 (58.59%) Network Security
8 49 (49.49%) Data Centre
9 44 (44.44%) BGP
10 38 (38.38%) Palo Alto
11 35 (35.35%) CheckPoint
11 35 (35.35%) CCNA
12 34 (34.34%) OSPF
13 33 (33.33%) BIG-IP
14 30 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (30.30%) VPN
15 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
15 28 (28.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 28 (28.28%) Cacti
16 27 (27.27%) WAN
17 26 (26.26%) Load Balancing
18 24 (24.24%) Cisco PIX
18 24 (24.24%) SolarWinds
18 24 (24.24%) VLAN
18 24 (24.24%) DNS
18 24 (24.24%) MPLS
18 24 (24.24%) CCIE
19 23 (23.23%) EIGRP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (87.88%) Firewall
2 80 (80.81%) Cisco ASA
3 58 (58.59%) Network Security
4 44 (44.44%) BGP
5 34 (34.34%) OSPF
6 33 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 30 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
7 30 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (30.30%) VPN
8 28 (28.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 27 (27.27%) WAN
10 24 (24.24%) Cisco PIX
10 24 (24.24%) DNS
10 24 (24.24%) MPLS
10 24 (24.24%) VLAN
11 23 (23.23%) EIGRP
11 23 (23.23%) LAN
12 21 (21.21%) NX-OS
13 18 (18.18%) TCP/IP
14 16 (16.16%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (23.23%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Games
4 2 (2.02%) Back Office
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (69.70%) Network Engineer
2 27 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 27 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (26.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Analyst
4 15 (15.15%) Network Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Network Security Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Security Analyst
6 11 (11.11%) Network Support
6 11 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Network Administrator
8 9 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Senior Network Administrator
9 8 (8.08%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Juniper Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (8.08%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) CSS
2 2 (2.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 49 (49.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (7.07%) Internet of Things
3 5 (5.05%) Online Games
4 1 (1.01%) Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) CentOS
3 2 (2.02%) Debian
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) CatOS
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) E-Commerce
2 26 (26.26%) Load Balancing
3 23 (23.23%) ITIL
4 20 (20.20%) Fault Analysis
5 19 (19.19%) Mentoring
6 16 (16.16%) Network Management
7 15 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 14 (14.14%) Network Design
8 14 (14.14%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (12.12%) Security Architecture
10 11 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 11 (11.11%) Migration
10 11 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (10.10%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (10.10%) Project Management
12 7 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (7.07%) DDoS Mitigation
12 7 (7.07%) High Availability
12 7 (7.07%) SIEM
12 7 (7.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.16%) Perl
2 9 (9.09%) Python
3 7 (7.07%) Ruby
4 2 (2.02%) C
4 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (87.88%) CCNP
3 35 (35.35%) CCNA
4 24 (24.24%) CCIE
5 22 (22.22%) Degree
6 17 (17.17%) Security Cleared
7 12 (12.12%) CCSP
8 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 10 (10.10%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (9.09%) CCSE
11 7 (7.07%) CCIP
11 7 (7.07%) SSCP
12 3 (3.03%) CCDA
13 2 (2.02%) CCSA
13 2 (2.02%) JNCIA
13 2 (2.02%) MCSA
13 2 (2.02%) MCSE
13 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (2.02%) MOS
13 2 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.06%) Firmware
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (28.28%) Cacti
2 21 (21.21%) SolarWinds Orion
3 19 (19.19%) Nagios
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (9.09%) OpenNMS
5 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (67.68%) F5
3 64 (64.65%) Juniper
4 38 (38.38%) Palo Alto
5 35 (35.35%) CheckPoint
6 24 (24.24%) SolarWinds
7 14 (14.14%) VMware
8 6 (6.06%) Splunk
9 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.02%) CA
10 2 (2.02%) HP
11 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.01%) Twitter
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On call + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent rate plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reigate
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate
Capita plc
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago