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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 728 851 738
Rank change year-on-year
+123 -113
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 155 56 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.28% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 106 39 113
Average salary £54,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +137 154 £54,000 +20.00% 3
London +119 96 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East +21 32 £48,000 +1.05% 2
City of London +55 19 £60,000 +50.00%
Greenwich - 17 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 13 £48,000 -
Berkshire +5 12 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Andover - 11 £48,000 -
Yorkshire +6 10 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +17 9 - -
Leeds +10 9 - -
West Midlands -1 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Birmingham -6 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Reading -13 6 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Surrey +20 4 £46,250 +71.29%
East Midlands - 4 £57,500 -
Derbyshire - 4 £57,500 -
Essex - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £37,500 -
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £50,000 -
Reigate +16 1 £52,500 +94.44%
South West -10 1 £40,000 +3.09%
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Egham - 1 £40,000 -
Brentford - 1 £50,000 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 294 (100.00%) Cisco
2 251 (85.37%) Firewall
3 248 (84.35%) Cisco ASA
4 223 (75.85%) Cisco Certification
5 200 (68.03%) CCNP
6 177 (60.20%) BGP
7 161 (54.76%) CheckPoint
8 160 (54.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 154 (52.38%) F5
10 153 (52.04%) Juniper
11 139 (47.28%) LAN
12 132 (44.90%) WAN
13 127 (43.20%) OSPF
14 123 (41.84%) VPN
15 116 (39.46%) ITIL
16 113 (38.44%) EIGRP
17 102 (34.69%) CCNA
18 101 (34.35%) DNS
19 89 (30.27%) Security Cleared
20 85 (28.91%) Network Security
21 80 (27.21%) CCIE
22 72 (24.49%) Load Balancing
23 65 (22.11%) SNMP
24 64 (21.77%) DHCP
24 64 (21.77%) Cisco PIX
25 61 (20.75%) CCSA
26 60 (20.41%) JNCIP
27 56 (19.05%) NetScreen
28 54 (18.37%) MPLS
29 53 (18.03%) SLA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (2.38%) Lync
1 7 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.04%) Moodle
3 2 (0.68%) IIS
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (6.80%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.72%) MS Office
3 5 (1.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 251 (85.37%) Firewall
2 248 (84.35%) Cisco ASA
3 177 (60.20%) BGP
4 160 (54.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 139 (47.28%) LAN
6 132 (44.90%) WAN
7 127 (43.20%) OSPF
8 123 (41.84%) VPN
9 113 (38.44%) EIGRP
10 101 (34.35%) DNS
11 85 (28.91%) Network Security
12 65 (22.11%) SNMP
13 64 (21.77%) DHCP
13 64 (21.77%) Cisco PIX
14 56 (19.05%) NetScreen
15 54 (18.37%) MPLS
16 51 (17.35%) Cisco IOS
17 43 (14.63%) Wireshark
18 37 (12.59%) Wireless
18 37 (12.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.36%) Data Mining
1 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (8.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (13.27%) Finance
2 23 (7.82%) Banking
3 21 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.08%) Retail
5 9 (3.06%) Legal
6 6 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.04%) Electronics
7 3 (1.02%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 156 (53.06%) Network Engineer
2 49 (16.67%) Network Support
3 38 (12.93%) Support Engineer
3 38 (12.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 37 (12.59%) Architect
5 36 (12.24%) Firewall Engineer
6 35 (11.90%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 34 (11.56%) Network Support Engineer
8 31 (10.54%) Network Architect
9 25 (8.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 24 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
11 22 (7.48%) Consultant
12 20 (6.80%) Network Consultant
13 18 (6.12%) Security Engineer
14 16 (5.44%) Firewall Specialist
15 14 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
16 13 (4.42%) Team Leader
17 12 (4.08%) Cisco Support
17 12 (4.08%) Network Team Leader
18 10 (3.40%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.14%) CSS
2 13 (4.42%) RESTful
3 1 (0.34%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.42%) Public Cloud
2 8 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (2.38%) CMDB
3 7 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.04%) VLE
4 6 (2.04%) IPTV
4 6 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.50%) Linux
2 12 (4.08%) UNIX
2 12 (4.08%) Windows
3 2 (0.68%) Debian
3 2 (0.68%) CentOS
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (39.46%) ITIL
2 72 (24.49%) Load Balancing
3 38 (12.93%) Network Design
4 34 (11.56%) ITIL V3
5 32 (10.88%) Service Management
6 30 (10.20%) Network Management
6 30 (10.20%) Capacity Management
7 28 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
8 27 (9.18%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (8.84%) Incident Management
10 25 (8.50%) Project Management
11 22 (7.48%) TOGAF
12 21 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.78%) Content Management
14 14 (4.76%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.42%) Network Architecture
16 12 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (3.74%) Migration
18 10 (3.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.04%) Perl
2 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.34%) C
2 1 (0.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 223 (75.85%) Cisco Certification
2 200 (68.03%) CCNP
3 102 (34.69%) CCNA
4 89 (30.27%) Security Cleared
5 80 (27.21%) CCIE
6 61 (20.75%) CCSA
7 60 (20.41%) JNCIP
8 53 (18.03%) CCSE
9 32 (10.88%) DV Cleared
10 29 (9.86%) SC Cleared
11 21 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (6.46%) CCDP
12 19 (6.46%) JNCIA
12 19 (6.46%) Degree
13 11 (3.74%) Check Point Certification
14 10 (3.40%) JNCIE
15 6 (2.04%) CISSP
16 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (1.36%) MCITP
17 3 (1.02%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (18.03%) SLA
2 10 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.06%) COBIT
4 4 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 41 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.04%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.34%) iptables
Systems Management
1 36 (12.24%) Cisco Prime
2 26 (8.84%) Cisco LMS
2 26 (8.84%) Opsview
2 26 (8.84%) Nagios
3 25 (8.50%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (4.08%) FortiGate
5 10 (3.40%) Cacti
5 10 (3.40%) OpenNMS
6 5 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 294 (100.00%) Cisco
2 161 (54.76%) CheckPoint
3 154 (52.38%) F5
4 153 (52.04%) Juniper
5 49 (16.67%) VMware
6 22 (7.48%) HP
7 21 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 14 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 13 (4.42%) Riverbed
10 9 (3.06%) Fortinet
10 9 (3.06%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.06%) Sourcefire
11 7 (2.38%) Oracle
12 6 (2.04%) Software AG
12 6 (2.04%) webMethods
12 6 (2.04%) Siemens
12 6 (2.04%) SonicWALL
12 6 (2.04%) Polycom
13 4 (1.36%) IBM
13 4 (1.36%) Nortel
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