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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 791 718 748
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +30
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 105 153 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.83% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 47 105 120
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £41,900 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%

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
20409 18425 22014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.88% 17.20% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 14905 17966
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 26 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 23 October 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 -58 102 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Yorkshire -3 34 - -
Leeds -4 34 - -
Yorkshire -41 34 - -
London -32 30 £52,500 -8.69% 2
South East -27 24 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Surrey +1 16 £37,000 -12.94% 1
Essex +7 11 £50,000 -
East of England -2 11 £50,000 -
Berkshire -14 8 £52,500 -
Reigate - 8 £28,000 - 1
Reading -9 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Staines - 6 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 6 £48,750 -
City of London +12 4 £50,000 -
Basildon - 4 - -
Weymouth +9 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Dorset -8 3 £32,500 -7.14%
South West -24 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South Wales +10 2 £35,000 +1.44%
Wales +8 2 £35,000 +1.44%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Caerphilly - 2 £35,000 -
Newbury +9 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £46,387 -
Woking - 1 £44,500 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Cisco
2 162 (96.43%) Firewall
3 153 (91.07%) Cisco ASA
4 138 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
5 122 (72.62%) CCNP
6 114 (67.86%) LAN
7 109 (64.88%) CheckPoint
8 108 (64.29%) WAN
9 92 (54.76%) Network Security
10 80 (47.62%) MPLS
11 66 (39.29%) VoIP
12 65 (38.69%) CCSP
13 64 (38.10%) F5
14 61 (36.31%) VPN
15 59 (35.12%) BGP
15 59 (35.12%) Incident Management
16 58 (34.52%) Capacity Planning
17 57 (33.93%) E-Commerce
18 51 (30.36%) Cisco PIX
19 45 (26.79%) OSPF
20 42 (25.00%) TCP/IP
21 40 (23.81%) Juniper
21 40 (23.81%) Load Balancing
22 37 (22.02%) CCNA
23 34 (20.24%) ITIL
24 33 (19.64%) EIGRP
25 30 (17.86%) IPsec
26 27 (16.07%) SLA
27 26 (15.48%) Cisco IOS
28 25 (14.88%) Network Monitoring

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (5.95%) Lync
2 9 (5.36%) Moodle
2 9 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.98%) IIS
5 4 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) MS Office
2 9 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 162 (96.43%) Firewall
2 153 (91.07%) Cisco ASA
3 114 (67.86%) LAN
4 108 (64.29%) WAN
5 92 (54.76%) Network Security
6 80 (47.62%) MPLS
7 66 (39.29%) VoIP
8 61 (36.31%) VPN
9 59 (35.12%) BGP
10 51 (30.36%) Cisco PIX
11 45 (26.79%) OSPF
12 42 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 33 (19.64%) EIGRP
14 30 (17.86%) IPsec
15 26 (15.48%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (13.10%) DNS
17 21 (12.50%) WLAN
18 20 (11.90%) HSRP
19 18 (10.71%) Internet
20 16 (9.52%) BIG-IP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) JIRA
General
1 21 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.14%) Finance
3 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.19%) Games
4 2 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 109 (64.88%) Network Engineer
2 16 (9.52%) Network Support
3 15 (8.93%) Security Engineer
4 13 (7.74%) Analyst
5 12 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.55%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.95%) Network Team Leader
8 9 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.17%) Administrator
9 7 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Network Administrator
10 6 (3.57%) Network Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Architect
11 5 (2.98%) Network Architect
11 5 (2.98%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (2.38%) IP Engineer
12 4 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.38%) HTML
1 4 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.98%) VLE
4 4 (2.38%) CMDB
4 4 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.19%) User Experience
5 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.90%) Linux
2 12 (7.14%) UNIX
3 6 (3.57%) Windows
4 4 (2.38%) Solaris
4 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (35.12%) Incident Management
2 58 (34.52%) Capacity Planning
3 57 (33.93%) E-Commerce
4 40 (23.81%) Load Balancing
5 34 (20.24%) ITIL
6 25 (14.88%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (9.52%) Project Management
7 16 (9.52%) Network Management
8 13 (7.74%) Capacity Management
8 13 (7.74%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (6.55%) Line Management
10 8 (4.76%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.76%) Network Design
10 8 (4.76%) Validation
11 7 (4.17%) Information Security
12 5 (2.98%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.38%) Change Control
13 4 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
13 4 (2.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.57%) C
2 4 (2.38%) Java
2 4 (2.38%) Perl
2 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (72.62%) CCNP
3 65 (38.69%) CCSP
4 37 (22.02%) CCNA
5 20 (11.90%) CCIE
6 9 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (4.76%) CCSA
8 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.17%) MCSE
8 7 (4.17%) Degree
8 7 (4.17%) CISSP
9 6 (3.57%) MOS
9 6 (3.57%) MCSA
9 6 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (2.98%) SAP Certification
10 5 (2.98%) CCDA
10 5 (2.98%) CCDP
11 4 (2.38%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.38%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.07%) SLA
2 10 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.98%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.14%) Firmware
2 6 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.38%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.19%) pfSense
6 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (5.36%) Cacti
2 9 (5.36%) HP SiteScope
2 9 (5.36%) RANCID
3 4 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.79%) OpenView
4 3 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 168 (100.00%) Cisco
2 109 (64.88%) CheckPoint
3 64 (38.10%) F5
4 40 (23.81%) Juniper
5 21 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 18 (10.71%) HP
7 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
8 13 (7.74%) VMware
9 9 (5.36%) Fortinet
10 8 (4.76%) BMC
11 7 (4.17%) Foundry
12 6 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.57%) Sophos
12 6 (3.57%) BT
13 5 (2.98%) SAP
13 5 (2.98%) Blue Coat
14 4 (2.38%) Huawei
14 4 (2.38%) Egenera
14 4 (2.38%) Trend Micro
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