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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 835 916 860
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -56
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 51 29 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.027% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.16% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 79
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%

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
15800 17579 20355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.53% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12802 14528 16382
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 6 December 2016 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 17 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 6 December 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 +84 50 £50,000 -4.76% 4
South East +78 26 £46,500 -31.11% 1
Surrey +32 21 £39,000 -22.00%
Reigate +25 17 £37,500 -25.00%
London +60 12 £56,250 +7.14% 1
South West - 7 £54,500 - 1
Bristol - 7 £54,500 - 1
Berkshire +48 3 £60,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -17 3 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Coventry - 3 £34,000 - 1
Reading +23 2 £63,000 -6.66%
Basingstoke - 2 £48,000 -
Salford - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £48,000 -
Manchester - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £67,500 - 1

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Cisco
2 124 (94.66%) Firewall
3 114 (87.02%) Cisco ASA
4 105 (80.15%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (70.99%) BGP
6 85 (64.89%) CCNP
7 84 (64.12%) OSPF
8 82 (62.60%) Palo Alto
9 71 (54.20%) Juniper
10 64 (48.85%) F5
11 60 (45.80%) Network Security
12 57 (43.51%) LAN
13 54 (41.22%) DNS
14 52 (39.69%) CCNA
15 51 (38.93%) CheckPoint
16 49 (37.40%) WAN
17 46 (35.11%) VPN
18 45 (34.35%) Wireless
19 39 (29.77%) Data Centre
20 38 (29.01%) MPLS
21 37 (28.24%) EIGRP
21 37 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
22 29 (22.14%) TCP/IP
23 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
24 26 (19.85%) Kalman Filter
25 24 (18.32%) ADSL
26 23 (17.56%) SNMP
26 23 (17.56%) SLA
26 23 (17.56%) Cisco PIX
27 22 (16.79%) Wi-Fi

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 (7.63%) OpenStack
2 7 (5.34%) Apache
2 7 (5.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) IaaS
2 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (94.66%) Firewall
2 114 (87.02%) Cisco ASA
3 93 (70.99%) BGP
4 84 (64.12%) OSPF
5 60 (45.80%) Network Security
6 57 (43.51%) LAN
7 54 (41.22%) DNS
8 49 (37.40%) WAN
9 46 (35.11%) VPN
10 45 (34.35%) Wireless
11 38 (29.01%) MPLS
12 37 (28.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (28.24%) EIGRP
13 29 (22.14%) TCP/IP
14 24 (18.32%) ADSL
15 23 (17.56%) Cisco PIX
15 23 (17.56%) SNMP
16 22 (16.79%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (12.21%) Cisco Wireless
17 16 (12.21%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (9.16%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.34%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (76.34%) Network Engineer
2 30 (22.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (22.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (18.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 23 (17.56%) Support Engineer
6 19 (14.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (14.50%) Network Support
6 19 (14.50%) Network Support Engineer
6 19 (14.50%) Security Engineer
7 18 (13.74%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 16 (12.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (11.45%) Design Engineer
9 15 (11.45%) Network Design Engineer
9 15 (11.45%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (6.87%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Cisco Design Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Data Network Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Network Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.34%) HTML
2 7 (5.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.34%) Clustering
2 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) iPad
4 5 (3.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.29%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.29%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.53%) Online Games
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) IPTV
7 1 (0.76%) IVR
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Statistics
7 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) Linux
2 7 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (5.34%) Solaris
2 7 (5.34%) Unix
3 2 (1.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.85%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (16.79%) ITIL
3 18 (13.74%) Network Design
4 17 (12.98%) Network Management
5 16 (12.21%) High Availability
6 14 (10.69%) Change Management
7 12 (9.16%) Problem Management
8 11 (8.40%) Network Load Balancing
9 10 (7.63%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.87%) Load Balancing
10 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.11%) Trend Analysis
12 7 (5.34%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 7 (5.34%) Data Security
12 7 (5.34%) Web Development
13 6 (4.58%) Process Management
13 6 (4.58%) SIEM
14 5 (3.82%) DDoS Mitigation
14 5 (3.82%) Technical Architecture
15 4 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.45%) Perl
2 8 (6.11%) Python
3 7 (5.34%) Java
3 7 (5.34%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (80.15%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (64.89%) CCNP
3 52 (39.69%) CCNA
4 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
5 21 (16.03%) SC Cleared
6 20 (15.27%) CCSP
7 16 (12.21%) CCIE
8 10 (7.63%) CCSE
9 8 (6.11%) CCVP
10 3 (2.29%) CCIP
10 3 (2.29%) SSCP
11 1 (0.76%) CCDA
11 1 (0.76%) CCDP
11 1 (0.76%) CCMSE
11 1 (0.76%) CCSA
11 1 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.76%) Degree
11 1 (0.76%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.56%) SLA
2 10 (7.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (14.50%) Firmware
2 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.11%) vSphere
3 7 (5.34%) iptables
4 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.40%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (7.63%) Ansible
2 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.63%) Puppet
3 8 (6.11%) vRealize
4 7 (5.34%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.53%) Cacti
6 2 (1.53%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.53%) OpenView
7 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) Cisco
2 82 (62.60%) Palo Alto
3 71 (54.20%) Juniper
4 64 (48.85%) F5
5 51 (38.93%) CheckPoint
6 20 (15.27%) HP
7 18 (13.74%) VMware
8 16 (12.21%) SolarWinds
9 13 (9.92%) IronPort
10 12 (9.16%) Foundry
11 10 (7.63%) IBM
12 9 (6.87%) CA
12 9 (6.87%) Nokia
13 7 (5.34%) Egenera
13 7 (5.34%) NetScout
13 7 (5.34%) Red Hat
13 7 (5.34%) Sun
14 4 (3.05%) Splunk
15 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.76%) Tufin
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