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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
UK
Rank 807 877 837
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -40
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 51 43 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.044% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.26% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46 31 94
Median salary £46,000 £58,000 £46,943
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% +23.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-35.34% +28.88%

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
14116 16407 18563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.79% 16.68% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13625 15056
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 22 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +58 48 £40,000 -31.03% 4
South East +78 19 £38,750 -33.18% 1
Surrey +45 15 £37,500 -35.34% 1
Reigate - 14 £37,500 - 1
London +52 13 £52,500 -10.63% 1
Coventry - 7 £34,000 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £34,000 - 2
South West - 4 £46,500 -
East of England - 4 - -
Watford - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Berkshire +47 3 £50,000 -25.92%
Bristol - 3 £55,000 -
City of London +29 2 £57,500 +27.77%
Salford - 1 £55,000 -
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £37,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £48,000 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £48,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £37,500 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Cisco
2 113 (96.58%) Firewall
3 102 (87.18%) Cisco ASA
4 96 (82.05%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (74.36%) BGP
6 84 (71.79%) Palo Alto
7 78 (66.67%) OSPF
8 76 (64.96%) CCNP
9 72 (61.54%) Juniper
10 63 (53.85%) Network Security
11 54 (46.15%) DNS
12 52 (44.44%) LAN
13 51 (43.59%) CCNA
14 49 (41.88%) F5
15 47 (40.17%) Wireless
16 46 (39.32%) WAN
17 42 (35.90%) CheckPoint
17 42 (35.90%) MPLS
18 39 (33.33%) EIGRP
19 35 (29.91%) VPN
20 31 (26.50%) TCP/IP
20 31 (26.50%) Kalman Filter
21 29 (24.79%) Data Centre
21 29 (24.79%) Cisco Nexus
22 22 (18.80%) ADSL
23 21 (17.95%) Network Management
24 20 (17.09%) Cisco PIX
24 20 (17.09%) SNMP
24 20 (17.09%) SLA
25 19 (16.24%) 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 8 (6.84%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.56%) Apache
2 3 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) IaaS
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (96.58%) Firewall
2 102 (87.18%) Cisco ASA
3 87 (74.36%) BGP
4 78 (66.67%) OSPF
5 63 (53.85%) Network Security
6 54 (46.15%) DNS
7 52 (44.44%) LAN
8 47 (40.17%) Wireless
9 46 (39.32%) WAN
10 42 (35.90%) MPLS
11 39 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 35 (29.91%) VPN
13 31 (26.50%) TCP/IP
14 29 (24.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (18.80%) ADSL
16 20 (17.09%) Cisco PIX
16 20 (17.09%) SNMP
17 19 (16.24%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (11.97%) Cisco Wireless
18 14 (11.97%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (4.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.42%) Banking
2 4 (3.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 26 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 26 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) Security Engineer
4 19 (16.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Design Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Network Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Network Support
9 6 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.56%) HTML
2 3 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.13%) iPad
5 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.56%) Clustering
6 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.71%) IVR
8 1 (0.85%) IPTV
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.42%) Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Solaris
2 3 (2.56%) Unix
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Kalman Filter
2 21 (17.95%) Network Management
3 17 (14.53%) Network Design
4 15 (12.82%) ITIL
5 13 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
6 10 (8.55%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (7.69%) Change Management
7 9 (7.69%) High Availability
8 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.84%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.84%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (6.84%) Security Operations
9 7 (5.98%) Contract Management
10 6 (5.13%) Data Security
11 5 (4.27%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.27%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (3.42%) Migration
12 4 (3.42%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) Perl
2 4 (3.42%) Python
3 3 (2.56%) Java
3 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (82.05%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (64.96%) CCNP
3 51 (43.59%) CCNA
4 15 (12.82%) CCIE
4 15 (12.82%) CCSP
5 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
5 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.27%) CCVP
7 4 (3.42%) Degree
8 3 (2.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.09%) SLA
2 10 (8.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (14.53%) Firmware
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) vSphere
3 3 (2.56%) iptables
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (6.84%) Ansible
2 8 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.84%) Puppet
3 6 (5.13%) vRealize
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) Cisco
2 84 (71.79%) Palo Alto
3 72 (61.54%) Juniper
4 49 (41.88%) F5
5 42 (35.90%) CheckPoint
6 18 (15.38%) SolarWinds
7 13 (11.11%) HP
7 13 (11.11%) IronPort
8 12 (10.26%) VMware
9 10 (8.55%) IBM
10 9 (7.69%) CA
10 9 (7.69%) Nokia
11 7 (5.98%) Foundry
12 5 (4.27%) NetScout
13 4 (3.42%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.56%) Brocade
14 3 (2.56%) Egenera
14 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.56%) Sun
15 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
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