The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 842 803 955
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +152
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 67 162 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.15% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.84% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 65 108 41
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £39,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +12.94%

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
17097 19355 20378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.91% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14201 15521 16305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -74 64 £52,500 -4.54% 13
London -23 40 £52,500 -4.54% 9
City of London +54 22 £52,500 -12.50% 4
South East -2 13 £52,500 +9.37% 3
Surrey +6 8 £38,500 -16.75% 1
South West +15 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Somerset - 7 £32,500 -
Berkshire +1 4 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Slough - 3 £52,500 -
Clevedon - 3 £31,000 -
Scotland - 3 £52,500 -
East of England +31 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire -1 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £49,500 -
Watford - 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire 0 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £70,000 -
Kent - 1 £25,500 -
West Malling - 1 £25,500 -
Livingston - 1 £70,000 -
Redhill - 1 £58,500 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FWSM.

1 148 (100.00%) Cisco
2 135 (91.22%) Firewall
3 133 (89.86%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (81.76%) CCNP
5 120 (81.08%) Cisco ASA
6 91 (61.49%) Juniper
7 78 (52.70%) F5
7 78 (52.70%) Palo Alto
8 74 (50.00%) Network Security
9 71 (47.97%) VPN
10 64 (43.24%) CheckPoint
11 61 (41.22%) BGP
12 60 (40.54%) CCNA
13 58 (39.19%) EIGRP
14 49 (33.11%) WAN
15 46 (31.08%) OSPF
16 44 (29.73%) Data Centre
17 41 (27.70%) Cisco Nexus
18 38 (25.68%) NX-OS
19 35 (23.65%) ITIL
20 34 (22.97%) LAN
21 33 (22.30%) E-Commerce
22 32 (21.62%) Wireless
22 32 (21.62%) Telecoms
23 31 (20.95%) CCSP
24 30 (20.27%) BIG-IP
25 29 (19.59%) Cacti
25 29 (19.59%) SolarWinds
26 28 (18.92%) VLAN
26 28 (18.92%) CCIE

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.43%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
4 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (10.14%) MS Visio
2 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.03%) IaaS
3 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 135 (91.22%) Firewall
2 120 (81.08%) Cisco ASA
3 74 (50.00%) Network Security
4 71 (47.97%) VPN
5 61 (41.22%) BGP
6 58 (39.19%) EIGRP
7 49 (33.11%) WAN
8 46 (31.08%) OSPF
9 41 (27.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (25.68%) NX-OS
11 34 (22.97%) LAN
12 32 (21.62%) Wireless
13 30 (20.27%) BIG-IP
14 28 (18.92%) VLAN
15 27 (18.24%) DNS
15 27 (18.24%) Internet
16 26 (17.57%) Cisco PIX
16 26 (17.57%) MPLS
17 25 (16.89%) Multicast
18 24 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (3.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.81%) Banking
3 15 (10.14%) Finance
4 8 (5.41%) Games
5 2 (1.35%) Back Office
5 2 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (75.68%) Network Engineer
2 39 (26.35%) Security Engineer
3 36 (24.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 34 (22.97%) Cisco Engineer
4 34 (22.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (18.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 26 (17.57%) Support Engineer
7 25 (16.89%) Network Support
7 25 (16.89%) Network Support Engineer
8 24 (16.22%) Data Network Engineer
9 23 (15.54%) Data Engineer
10 20 (13.51%) Network Systems Engineer
10 20 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (13.51%) Systems Support
10 20 (13.51%) Systems Support Engineer
11 18 (12.16%) Analyst
11 18 (12.16%) Network Analyst
12 17 (11.49%) Firewall Engineer
13 12 (8.11%) NOC Engineer
13 12 (8.11%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.05%) CSS
3 2 (1.35%) COM
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (11.49%) Internet of Things
4 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.41%) Online Games
6 7 (4.73%) IVR
7 4 (2.70%) Clustering
8 2 (1.35%) iPad
8 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.35%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.46%) Linux
2 11 (7.43%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) CentOS
5 2 (1.35%) Debian
5 2 (1.35%) Unix
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) ITIL
2 33 (22.30%) E-Commerce
3 27 (18.24%) High Availability
4 26 (17.57%) Migration
5 24 (16.22%) Network Monitoring
6 23 (15.54%) Load Balancing
6 23 (15.54%) Problem Management
7 21 (14.19%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (13.51%) SIEM
8 20 (13.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (12.84%) DDoS Mitigation
9 19 (12.84%) Network Design
10 17 (11.49%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (10.14%) Fault Analysis
11 15 (10.14%) Mentoring
12 13 (8.78%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (8.11%) Change Management
13 12 (8.11%) Project Management
14 11 (7.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.51%) Perl
2 19 (12.84%) Python
3 17 (11.49%) Ruby
4 8 (5.41%) C
5 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) Java
7 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (89.86%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (81.76%) CCNP
3 60 (40.54%) CCNA
4 31 (20.95%) CCSP
5 28 (18.92%) CCIE
6 24 (16.22%) CCSE
7 20 (13.51%) CCIP
7 20 (13.51%) SSCP
8 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
9 13 (8.78%) Degree
10 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (6.76%) MCSE
12 9 (6.08%) MCSA
12 9 (6.08%) MOS
12 9 (6.08%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (4.05%) CCDA
13 6 (4.05%) CCSA
13 6 (4.05%) CCVP
14 4 (2.70%) CCDP
14 4 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) SAS 70
System Software
1 18 (12.16%) Firmware
2 13 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) iptables
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (19.59%) Cacti
2 21 (14.19%) SolarWinds Orion
3 17 (11.49%) Nagios
4 14 (9.46%) Cisco Prime
5 12 (8.11%) OpenNMS
6 7 (4.73%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (4.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (4.73%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (2.03%) Ansible
7 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.03%) Puppet
8 2 (1.35%) Graphite
8 2 (1.35%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (1.35%) Opsview
9 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) Cisco
2 91 (61.49%) Juniper
3 78 (52.70%) F5
3 78 (52.70%) Palo Alto
4 64 (43.24%) CheckPoint
5 29 (19.59%) SolarWinds
6 23 (15.54%) Microsoft
7 19 (12.84%) VMware
8 17 (11.49%) Splunk
9 14 (9.46%) HP
10 11 (7.43%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (4.73%) Aruba
12 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.70%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.03%) CA
14 2 (1.35%) Brocade
14 2 (1.35%) Imperva
14 2 (1.35%) Nimsoft
14 2 (1.35%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.35%) Twitter
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