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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 753 795 717
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -78
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 125 98 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.56% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 100 65 123
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £23,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -18.18%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 30 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 30 January 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
England +23 123 £47,500 +5.55% 18
London +50 54 £55,000 -8.33% 10
South East -25 51 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Surrey -6 24 £39,000 +47.16% 3
City of London - 18 £57,500 - 5
Hampshire -4 16 £45,500 +21.33% 1
Andover - 14 £45,500 - 1
Reigate -20 11 £32,500 +41.30%
Greenwich - 9 £47,500 -
East of England -9 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Essex -10 8 £50,000 -
Brentwood -15 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire -27 7 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Staines - 5 £41,000 - 2
West Midlands -10 4 £57,500 +63.12%
East Sussex - 4 - -
Guildford - 4 £45,000 -
Lewes - 4 - -
Leeds -10 3 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -15 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire -31 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Birmingham - 3 £65,000 -
Reading -13 2 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £38,750 - 1
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £65,000 -
Bristol - 1 £65,000 -
Coventry - 1 £33,000 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Cisco
2 208 (89.66%) Firewall
2 208 (89.66%) Cisco ASA
3 199 (85.78%) Cisco Certification
4 167 (71.98%) CCNP
5 143 (61.64%) LAN
5 143 (61.64%) WAN
6 128 (55.17%) CheckPoint
7 119 (51.29%) BGP
8 106 (45.69%) VPN
9 101 (43.53%) Network Security
9 101 (43.53%) F5
10 91 (39.22%) OSPF
11 90 (38.79%) Juniper
12 87 (37.50%) CCNA
13 84 (36.21%) ITIL
14 75 (32.33%) EIGRP
15 68 (29.31%) Cisco Nexus
16 62 (26.72%) Cisco PIX
17 61 (26.29%) MPLS
17 61 (26.29%) VoIP
18 57 (24.57%) DNS
19 54 (23.28%) TCP/IP
20 51 (21.98%) SLA
21 49 (21.12%) CCSP
21 49 (21.12%) Load Balancing
22 48 (20.69%) Incident Management
23 44 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
24 41 (17.67%) E-Commerce
25 39 (16.81%) CCIE

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 21 (9.05%) Lync
2 20 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.47%) Moodle
4 8 (3.45%) Apache
5 6 (2.59%) IIS
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.29%) Node.js
8 2 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (8.62%) MS Office
2 14 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 208 (89.66%) Firewall
1 208 (89.66%) Cisco ASA
2 143 (61.64%) LAN
2 143 (61.64%) WAN
3 119 (51.29%) BGP
4 106 (45.69%) VPN
5 101 (43.53%) Network Security
6 91 (39.22%) OSPF
7 75 (32.33%) EIGRP
8 68 (29.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 62 (26.72%) Cisco PIX
10 61 (26.29%) MPLS
10 61 (26.29%) VoIP
11 57 (24.57%) DNS
12 54 (23.28%) TCP/IP
13 44 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (14.66%) Wireshark
15 32 (13.79%) WLAN
16 31 (13.36%) SAN
17 28 (12.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.29%) MySQL
1 3 (1.29%) Informix
1 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
1 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
1 3 (1.29%) Redis
2 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (6.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (3.02%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Subversion
3 3 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (12.07%) Finance
2 13 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.31%) Banking
4 6 (2.59%) Retail
5 5 (2.16%) Games
6 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.86%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 137 (59.05%) Network Engineer
2 29 (12.50%) Network Support
3 23 (9.91%) Network Team Leader
3 23 (9.91%) Team Leader
4 22 (9.48%) Support Engineer
5 21 (9.05%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (7.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 17 (7.33%) Security Engineer
7 16 (6.90%) Analyst
8 15 (6.47%) Consultant
9 14 (6.03%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (4.74%) Network Analyst
11 10 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.31%) Security Consultant
12 9 (3.88%) Network Specialist
12 9 (3.88%) Firewall Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) Senior Firewall Engineer
13 8 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
13 8 (3.45%) Administrator
13 8 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) XML
1 5 (2.16%) HTML
2 3 (1.29%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.86%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.19%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.60%) VLE
3 13 (5.60%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (5.17%) CMDB
5 3 (1.29%) Clustering
5 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.29%) IBM XIV
5 3 (1.29%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.86%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.64%) Linux
2 15 (6.47%) Windows
3 9 (3.88%) UNIX
4 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.72%) Solaris
6 3 (1.29%) Debian
6 3 (1.29%) CentOS
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.21%) ITIL
2 49 (21.12%) Load Balancing
3 48 (20.69%) Incident Management
4 41 (17.67%) E-Commerce
5 38 (16.38%) Kalman Filter
6 34 (14.66%) Network Monitoring
7 32 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
8 28 (12.07%) ITIL V3
9 27 (11.64%) Service Management
10 22 (9.48%) Project Management
11 19 (8.19%) Network Design
11 19 (8.19%) Capacity Management
12 17 (7.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (6.90%) Network Management
14 13 (5.60%) Service Delivery
15 12 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
15 12 (5.17%) Content Management
15 12 (5.17%) Configuration Management
16 11 (4.74%) Change Control
17 10 (4.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 8 (3.45%) Perl
2 5 (2.16%) Java
3 4 (1.72%) SQL
3 4 (1.72%) C
4 3 (1.29%) PHP
4 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 199 (85.78%) Cisco Certification
2 167 (71.98%) CCNP
3 87 (37.50%) CCNA
4 49 (21.12%) CCSP
5 39 (16.81%) CCIE
6 32 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 29 (12.50%) CCSA
8 21 (9.05%) DV Cleared
9 20 (8.62%) SC Cleared
10 17 (7.33%) JNCIP
10 17 (7.33%) CCSE
11 13 (5.60%) CCDP
11 13 (5.60%) Degree
12 12 (5.17%) Check Point Certification
13 11 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (4.74%) CISSP
14 10 (4.31%) JNCIA
15 9 (3.88%) CCVP
16 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (2.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (21.98%) SLA
2 10 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.86%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.90%) Firmware
3 8 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.29%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (11.64%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (7.76%) Opsview
2 18 (7.76%) Nagios
3 16 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
3 16 (6.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 15 (6.47%) Cisco LMS
5 11 (4.74%) Cacti
6 7 (3.02%) RANCID
6 7 (3.02%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.29%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.29%) Salt
8 3 (1.29%) Graphite
9 2 (0.86%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.43%) OpenView
10 1 (0.43%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 232 (100.00%) Cisco
2 128 (55.17%) CheckPoint
3 101 (43.53%) F5
4 90 (38.79%) Juniper
5 32 (13.79%) SolarWinds
6 27 (11.64%) VMware
7 18 (7.76%) Microsoft
8 14 (6.03%) HP
9 9 (3.88%) Siemens
9 9 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.88%) Sourcefire
9 9 (3.88%) Polycom
10 8 (3.45%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.59%) Trend Micro
11 6 (2.59%) Foundry
11 6 (2.59%) Nortel
11 6 (2.59%) BMC
11 6 (2.59%) Symantec
12 5 (2.16%) Oracle
12 5 (2.16%) Sun
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