The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 839 726 840
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +114
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 68 143 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.72% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 100 49
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £37,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20479 19735 21042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 18.15% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15868 17367
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 2014 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 19 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 29 July 2014. 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 -115 60 £42,500 -19.04% 4
London -32 27 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Yorkshire -25 23 - -
Leeds -28 23 - -
Yorkshire -32 23 - -
City of London -8 9 £42,500 -19.04%
South East -61 8 £55,000 -3.50% 1
South Wales -3 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Wales -6 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Caerphilly +10 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Berkshire -28 6 £60,000 +18.22%
Reading -26 5 £60,000 +16.50%
Surrey -27 2 £22,500 -60.52% 1
Reigate - 2 £22,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £53,000 -
Essex -12 1 - -
East of England -13 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £50,000 -
Basildon - 1 - -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Cisco
2 128 (97.71%) Firewall
3 122 (93.13%) Cisco ASA
4 98 (74.81%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (67.18%) CheckPoint
6 87 (66.41%) CCNP
7 77 (58.78%) Network Security
8 76 (58.02%) WAN
9 70 (53.44%) MPLS
10 69 (52.67%) LAN
11 53 (40.46%) BGP
12 47 (35.88%) VPN
13 46 (35.11%) F5
14 42 (32.06%) VoIP
14 42 (32.06%) CCSP
15 41 (31.30%) OSPF
16 40 (30.53%) Incident Management
17 39 (29.77%) Juniper
18 38 (29.01%) Capacity Planning
19 37 (28.24%) Cisco PIX
20 36 (27.48%) E-Commerce
21 33 (25.19%) CCNA
22 29 (22.14%) TCP/IP
22 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
22 29 (22.14%) Telecoms
23 27 (20.61%) IPsec
23 27 (20.61%) ITIL
24 23 (17.56%) EIGRP
25 21 (16.03%) Load Balancing
26 20 (15.27%) SolarWinds

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (5.34%) Lync
2 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.82%) Moodle
3 4 (3.05%) IIS
3 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) MS Office
2 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (97.71%) Firewall
2 122 (93.13%) Cisco ASA
3 77 (58.78%) Network Security
4 76 (58.02%) WAN
5 70 (53.44%) MPLS
6 69 (52.67%) LAN
7 53 (40.46%) BGP
8 47 (35.88%) VPN
9 42 (32.06%) VoIP
10 41 (31.30%) OSPF
11 37 (28.24%) Cisco PIX
12 29 (22.14%) TCP/IP
13 27 (20.61%) IPsec
14 23 (17.56%) EIGRP
15 17 (12.98%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (12.98%) DNS
16 13 (9.92%) SNMP
16 13 (9.92%) VLAN
17 12 (9.16%) HSRP
18 11 (8.40%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 29 (22.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.82%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Games
3 1 (0.76%) Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (72.52%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.79%) Security Engineer
3 18 (13.74%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Network Support
5 11 (8.40%) Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) Support Engineer
6 10 (7.63%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) IP Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Network Specialist
10 4 (3.05%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco Network Specialist
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco Specialist
10 4 (3.05%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) CSS
2 4 (3.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Firmware
2 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.76%) Replication
3 1 (0.76%) Clustering
3 1 (0.76%) SecurID
3 1 (0.76%) PKI
3 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.92%) Linux
2 12 (9.16%) UNIX
3 9 (6.87%) Windows
4 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) Incident Management
2 38 (29.01%) Capacity Planning
3 36 (27.48%) E-Commerce
4 27 (20.61%) ITIL
5 21 (16.03%) Load Balancing
6 14 (10.69%) Validation
7 13 (9.92%) Release Management
8 12 (9.16%) Network Design
9 11 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (7.63%) Capacity Management
10 10 (7.63%) Network Management
11 9 (6.87%) ITIL V3
12 7 (5.34%) Project Management
13 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
14 3 (2.29%) Network Architecture
14 3 (2.29%) Technical Analysis
15 2 (1.53%) Network Load Balancing
15 2 (1.53%) Project Planning
16 1 (0.76%) Technical Architecture
16 1 (0.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) C
2 4 (3.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 98 (74.81%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (66.41%) CCNP
3 42 (32.06%) CCSP
4 33 (25.19%) CCNA
5 16 (12.21%) CCIE
6 9 (6.87%) MCSE
6 9 (6.87%) MCSA
6 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.87%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (6.87%) MOS
6 9 (6.87%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.34%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (4.58%) CCDP
8 6 (4.58%) Degree
9 5 (3.82%) SAP Certification
10 4 (3.05%) CCIP
11 3 (2.29%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.29%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.53%) pfSense
4 1 (0.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (5.34%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.29%) Cacti
3 3 (2.29%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) Cisco
2 88 (67.18%) CheckPoint
3 46 (35.11%) F5
4 39 (29.77%) Juniper
5 29 (22.14%) Microsoft
6 20 (15.27%) SolarWinds
7 15 (11.45%) HP
8 14 (10.69%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.58%) BMC
9 6 (4.58%) VMware
10 5 (3.82%) Sophos
10 5 (3.82%) BT
10 5 (3.82%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.82%) SAP
10 5 (3.82%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.29%) Foundry
11 3 (2.29%) Huawei
11 3 (2.29%) Nortel
11 3 (2.29%) Citrix
12 2 (1.53%) Avaya
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Generous Shift allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Bodog Nation
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago