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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 874 794 931
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +137
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 80 171 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.16% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.85% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 121 43
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +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
17715 20057 20420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14702 15885 16189
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 19 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 4 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 -72 79 £52,500 +5.00% 6
London -47 46 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +3 24 £50,000 +7.52% 1
City of London +46 22 £52,500 -32.25% 2
Surrey +1 20 £50,000 +25.00%
South West +5 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Reigate -9 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Somerset - 7 £32,500 -
Berkshire +16 3 £55,000 -
Clevedon - 3 £31,000 -
Yorkshire -3 2 - -
Reading +3 1 £57,500 +4.54%
West Yorkshire -9 1 - -
Kent - 1 £25,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £25,500 - 1
Slough - 1 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Cisco
2 121 (90.30%) Firewall
3 120 (89.55%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (82.84%) CCNP
4 111 (82.84%) Cisco ASA
5 84 (62.69%) Juniper
6 72 (53.73%) Network Security
7 71 (52.99%) F5
8 68 (50.75%) Palo Alto
9 57 (42.54%) VPN
10 56 (41.79%) CheckPoint
11 52 (38.81%) CCNA
12 49 (36.57%) BGP
13 48 (35.82%) EIGRP
14 42 (31.34%) WAN
15 40 (29.85%) Data Centre
16 36 (26.87%) OSPF
17 35 (26.12%) NX-OS
18 34 (25.37%) ITIL
18 34 (25.37%) BIG-IP
19 33 (24.63%) Cisco Nexus
19 33 (24.63%) Cacti
19 33 (24.63%) E-Commerce
20 31 (23.13%) SolarWinds
21 29 (21.64%) Telecoms
21 29 (21.64%) CCIE
22 26 (19.40%) Cisco PIX
22 26 (19.40%) DNS
23 25 (18.66%) CCSP
23 25 (18.66%) VLAN

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 (8.21%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Visio
2 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 121 (90.30%) Firewall
2 111 (82.84%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (53.73%) Network Security
4 57 (42.54%) VPN
5 49 (36.57%) BGP
6 48 (35.82%) EIGRP
7 42 (31.34%) WAN
8 36 (26.87%) OSPF
9 35 (26.12%) NX-OS
10 34 (25.37%) BIG-IP
11 33 (24.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (19.40%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (19.40%) DNS
13 25 (18.66%) VLAN
14 24 (17.91%) Internet
15 23 (17.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 22 (16.42%) LAN
16 22 (16.42%) MPLS
16 22 (16.42%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (16.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (21.64%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.19%) Banking
3 10 (7.46%) Finance
4 8 (5.97%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Legal
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (73.13%) Network Engineer
2 34 (25.37%) Security Engineer
3 32 (23.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (20.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (20.15%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (20.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (15.67%) Data Network Engineer
7 20 (14.93%) Data Engineer
7 20 (14.93%) Network Support
7 20 (14.93%) Network Support Engineer
7 20 (14.93%) Support Engineer
8 19 (14.18%) Analyst
8 19 (14.18%) Network Analyst
9 18 (13.43%) Firewall Engineer
10 17 (12.69%) Network Systems Engineer
10 17 (12.69%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (12.69%) Systems Support
10 17 (12.69%) Systems Support Engineer
11 12 (8.96%) NOC Engineer
12 11 (8.21%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) CSS
2 5 (3.73%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.49%) COM
4 1 (0.75%) HTML
4 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (29.85%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (10.45%) Internet of Things
4 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.97%) Online Games
5 7 (5.22%) IVR
6 4 (2.99%) Clustering
7 2 (1.49%) iPad
7 2 (1.49%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Linux
2 10 (7.46%) Windows
3 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.49%) CentOS
5 2 (1.49%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.37%) ITIL
2 33 (24.63%) E-Commerce
3 23 (17.16%) Network Monitoring
4 22 (16.42%) High Availability
5 21 (15.67%) Capacity Planning
5 21 (15.67%) Load Balancing
5 21 (15.67%) Migration
5 21 (15.67%) Problem Management
6 19 (14.18%) Mentoring
7 18 (13.43%) Fault Analysis
8 17 (12.69%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (11.94%) DDoS Mitigation
9 16 (11.94%) Network Design
9 16 (11.94%) SIEM
9 16 (11.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (10.45%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (9.70%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (8.96%) Project Management
13 10 (7.46%) Service Delivery
14 9 (6.72%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.69%) Perl
2 16 (11.94%) Python
3 14 (10.45%) Ruby
4 8 (5.97%) C
5 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.75%) Java
7 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (89.55%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (82.84%) CCNP
3 52 (38.81%) CCNA
4 29 (21.64%) CCIE
5 25 (18.66%) CCSP
6 21 (15.67%) CCSE
7 16 (11.94%) CCIP
7 16 (11.94%) SSCP
8 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
9 11 (8.21%) Degree
9 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (7.46%) MCSE
11 9 (6.72%) MCSA
11 9 (6.72%) MOS
11 9 (6.72%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (3.73%) CCDA
12 5 (3.73%) CCSA
13 3 (2.24%) CCDP
13 3 (2.24%) CCVP
13 3 (2.24%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) SAS 70
System Software
1 16 (11.94%) Firmware
2 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.99%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) iptables
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (24.63%) Cacti
2 23 (17.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 21 (15.67%) Nagios
4 12 (8.96%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (8.96%) OpenNMS
5 7 (5.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (5.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (5.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.49%) Graphite
6 2 (1.49%) Juniper STRM
6 2 (1.49%) Opsview
7 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 134 (100.00%) Cisco
2 84 (62.69%) Juniper
3 71 (52.99%) F5
4 68 (50.75%) Palo Alto
5 56 (41.79%) CheckPoint
6 31 (23.13%) SolarWinds
7 22 (16.42%) Microsoft
8 16 (11.94%) VMware
9 13 (9.70%) HP
9 13 (9.70%) Splunk
10 11 (8.21%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (5.22%) Aruba
12 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.24%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.49%) CA
14 2 (1.49%) Imperva
14 2 (1.49%) Twitter
15 1 (0.75%) BT
15 1 (0.75%) Ciena
15 1 (0.75%) Openreach
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