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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 841 855 925
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +70
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 90 110 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.100% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.59% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 68 37
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%

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
16619 18727 20342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.98% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15361 16237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 25 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 24 July 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 +23 84 £55,000 +7.31% 9
London +24 51 £55,000 +30.95% 4
South East +30 27 £52,500 +5.00% 5
City of London +82 26 £52,500 +32.91% 2
Surrey +39 13 £38,750 -22.50% 4
Berkshire +1 13 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Reigate +10 6 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Slough - 6 £52,500 -
Reading +4 5 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Scotland - 4 £49,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £46,500 -
North East - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £31,376 -
Watford - 2 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £31,376 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £70,000 -
West Malling - 1 £25,500 -
Redhill - 1 £58,500 -
Livingston - 1 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
Kent - 1 £25,500 -
Bristol - 1 £40,750 -
South West - 1 £40,750 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 162 (93.64%) Firewall
3 157 (90.75%) Cisco Certification
4 141 (81.50%) CCNP
5 135 (78.03%) Cisco ASA
6 100 (57.80%) Palo Alto
7 96 (55.49%) Juniper
8 93 (53.76%) BGP
9 92 (53.18%) VPN
10 85 (49.13%) CheckPoint
11 80 (46.24%) F5
12 77 (44.51%) Network Security
12 77 (44.51%) OSPF
13 76 (43.93%) EIGRP
14 74 (42.77%) CCNA
15 63 (36.42%) WAN
16 61 (35.26%) LAN
17 47 (27.17%) ITIL
18 43 (24.86%) CCSP
19 42 (24.28%) Cisco Nexus
20 41 (23.70%) High Availability
20 41 (23.70%) Wireless
21 40 (23.12%) NX-OS
22 39 (22.54%) Data Centre
23 38 (21.97%) VLAN
24 36 (20.81%) CCSE
24 36 (20.81%) Multicast
25 35 (20.23%) DNS
26 32 (18.50%) Telecoms
26 32 (18.50%) IPv4

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 10 (5.78%) Skype for Business
2 7 (4.05%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.89%) IIS
4 4 (2.31%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) SAS
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.05%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 162 (93.64%) Firewall
2 135 (78.03%) Cisco ASA
3 93 (53.76%) BGP
4 92 (53.18%) VPN
5 77 (44.51%) Network Security
5 77 (44.51%) OSPF
6 76 (43.93%) EIGRP
7 63 (36.42%) WAN
8 61 (35.26%) LAN
9 42 (24.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 41 (23.70%) Wireless
11 40 (23.12%) NX-OS
12 38 (21.97%) VLAN
13 36 (20.81%) Multicast
14 35 (20.23%) DNS
15 32 (18.50%) IPv4
16 28 (16.18%) Cisco PIX
16 28 (16.18%) MPLS
16 28 (16.18%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (15.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (18.50%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.45%) Finance
3 20 (11.56%) Banking
4 8 (4.62%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 137 (79.19%) Network Engineer
2 50 (28.90%) Cisco Engineer
2 50 (28.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 45 (26.01%) Support Engineer
4 43 (24.86%) Network Support
4 43 (24.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 37 (21.39%) Security Engineer
6 35 (20.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 34 (19.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 33 (19.08%) Data Network Engineer
9 32 (18.50%) Data Engineer
10 29 (16.76%) Network Systems Engineer
10 29 (16.76%) Systems Engineer
10 29 (16.76%) Systems Support
10 29 (16.76%) Systems Support Engineer
11 19 (10.98%) Firewall Engineer
12 17 (9.83%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 17 (9.83%) Cisco Support
12 17 (9.83%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 17 (9.83%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.89%) HTML
2 5 (2.89%) XML
3 1 (0.58%) COM
3 1 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (9.83%) Internet of Things
4 13 (7.51%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.62%) Online Games
6 7 (4.05%) Clustering
6 7 (4.05%) IVR
7 5 (2.89%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.16%) iPad
9 2 (1.16%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.16%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.94%) Linux
2 7 (4.05%) Windows
3 6 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.89%) Unix
5 4 (2.31%) Solaris
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Debian
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.17%) ITIL
2 41 (23.70%) High Availability
3 26 (15.03%) E-Commerce
4 25 (14.45%) Migration
5 23 (13.29%) Network Monitoring
6 22 (12.72%) SIEM
7 21 (12.14%) Kalman Filter
8 20 (11.56%) Network Design
8 20 (11.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (10.98%) DDoS Mitigation
9 19 (10.98%) Load Balancing
10 17 (9.83%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (9.83%) Problem Management
11 16 (9.25%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (9.25%) Change Management
11 16 (9.25%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.51%) Network Load Balancing
13 10 (5.78%) ITIL V3
14 9 (5.20%) Network Management
15 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.45%) Perl
2 19 (10.98%) Python
3 17 (9.83%) Ruby
4 8 (4.62%) C
5 6 (3.47%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.89%) Java
7 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 157 (90.75%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (81.50%) CCNP
3 74 (42.77%) CCNA
4 43 (24.86%) CCSP
5 36 (20.81%) CCSE
6 31 (17.92%) Security Cleared
7 22 (12.72%) CCIE
8 20 (11.56%) CCIP
8 20 (11.56%) SSCP
9 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (5.78%) CCVP
10 10 (5.78%) MCSE
10 10 (5.78%) SC Cleared
11 9 (5.20%) MCSA
11 9 (5.20%) MOS
11 9 (5.20%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (4.62%) Degree
13 6 (3.47%) CCDA
13 6 (3.47%) CCSA
14 5 (2.89%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.25%) SLA
2 7 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) SAS 70
System Software
1 26 (15.03%) Firmware
2 16 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.89%) iptables
3 5 (2.89%) vSphere
4 3 (1.73%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (10.98%) Cacti
2 16 (9.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 14 (8.09%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (6.36%) OpenNMS
5 8 (4.62%) Nagios
6 7 (4.05%) Ansible
6 7 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (4.05%) Cisco UCCE
6 7 (4.05%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.05%) Puppet
7 3 (1.73%) vRealize
8 2 (1.16%) Graphite
8 2 (1.16%) Juniper STRM
8 2 (1.16%) OpenView
8 2 (1.16%) Opsview
8 2 (1.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 173 (100.00%) Cisco
2 100 (57.80%) Palo Alto
3 96 (55.49%) Juniper
4 85 (49.13%) CheckPoint
5 80 (46.24%) F5
6 25 (14.45%) VMware
7 24 (13.87%) SolarWinds
8 23 (13.29%) Microsoft
9 21 (12.14%) HP
10 20 (11.56%) Splunk
11 10 (5.78%) Extreme Networks
12 7 (4.05%) Aruba
12 7 (4.05%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.47%) Foundry
14 5 (2.89%) Egenera
14 5 (2.89%) SonicWALL
15 4 (2.31%) Sun
16 3 (1.73%) NetScout
16 3 (1.73%) Nimsoft
17 2 (1.16%) Fortinet
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