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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 836 833 725
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -108
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 66 91 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.078% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.43% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 114
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £23,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%

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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

FWSM Salary Histogram in the UK

FWSM
Top 20 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 2 September 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 +7 66 £55,000 +29.41% 2
London +12 32 £39,500 -7.05% 1
South East -8 24 £63,750 +30.76% 1
Berkshire +12 14 £67,500 +28.57%
Reading +7 13 £67,500 +28.57%
Surrey +7 6 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Reigate +15 4 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Birmingham - 4 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
East of England +5 3 - -
Essex -3 3 - -
Yorkshire -17 3 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +18 2 £39,500 -7.05%
West Yorkshire -21 2 £55,000 -
Leeds -23 2 £55,000 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Basildon -8 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Cisco
2 191 (84.89%) Firewall
3 164 (72.89%) Cisco ASA
4 160 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
5 157 (69.78%) BGP
6 143 (63.56%) CCNP
7 131 (58.22%) CheckPoint
7 131 (58.22%) F5
8 130 (57.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 129 (57.33%) OSPF
10 116 (51.56%) Juniper
11 96 (42.67%) LAN
12 89 (39.56%) DNS
13 87 (38.67%) Data Centre
14 83 (36.89%) WAN
15 77 (34.22%) EIGRP
16 74 (32.89%) Network Security
17 70 (31.11%) VPN
18 69 (30.67%) ITIL
19 62 (27.56%) CCNA
19 62 (27.56%) CCIE
19 62 (27.56%) Security Cleared
20 55 (24.44%) Load Balancing
21 52 (23.11%) MPLS
22 49 (21.78%) CCSA
23 48 (21.33%) Cisco IOS
23 48 (21.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 47 (20.89%) SNMP
25 46 (20.44%) CCSE
26 45 (20.00%) DHCP

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (1.78%) IIS
2 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (9.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 191 (84.89%) Firewall
2 164 (72.89%) Cisco ASA
3 157 (69.78%) BGP
4 130 (57.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 129 (57.33%) OSPF
6 96 (42.67%) LAN
7 89 (39.56%) DNS
8 83 (36.89%) WAN
9 77 (34.22%) EIGRP
10 74 (32.89%) Network Security
11 70 (31.11%) VPN
12 52 (23.11%) MPLS
13 48 (21.33%) Cisco IOS
13 48 (21.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 47 (20.89%) SNMP
15 45 (20.00%) DHCP
16 38 (16.89%) NetScreen
17 33 (14.67%) BIG-IP
18 32 (14.22%) Cisco PIX
19 31 (13.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (18.67%) Telecoms
2 32 (14.22%) Banking
3 21 (9.33%) Finance
4 6 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (1.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Electronics
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 126 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 35 (15.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (13.78%) Firewall Engineer
4 26 (11.56%) Security Engineer
5 24 (10.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 24 (10.67%) Architect
6 23 (10.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 21 (9.33%) Network Architect
7 21 (9.33%) Network Support
8 20 (8.89%) Support Engineer
9 18 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Network Administrator
10 14 (6.22%) Administrator
10 14 (6.22%) Network Consultant
10 14 (6.22%) Consultant
11 13 (5.78%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (5.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 13 (5.78%) Senior Network Administrator
11 13 (5.78%) Firewall Specialist
12 12 (5.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.00%) CSS
2 11 (4.89%) 802.1X
3 8 (3.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 87 (38.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.56%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.22%) CMDB
4 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (0.89%) IPTV
4 2 (0.89%) Online Banking
4 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.33%) Linux
2 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (1.33%) UNIX
2 3 (1.33%) Windows
3 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.67%) ITIL
2 55 (24.44%) Load Balancing
3 44 (19.56%) Network Management
4 29 (12.89%) Network Design
5 23 (10.22%) Project Management
6 16 (7.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (6.67%) Service Management
8 14 (6.22%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (5.78%) ITIL V3
10 12 (5.33%) TOGAF
10 12 (5.33%) Capacity Management
11 11 (4.89%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.89%) Security Patching
11 11 (4.89%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.44%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.56%) Content Management
13 8 (3.56%) Network Architecture
13 8 (3.56%) Network Load Balancing
14 7 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 160 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (63.56%) CCNP
3 62 (27.56%) CCNA
3 62 (27.56%) CCIE
3 62 (27.56%) Security Cleared
4 49 (21.78%) CCSA
5 46 (20.44%) CCSE
6 38 (16.89%) JNCIP
7 25 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 22 (9.78%) Check Point Certification
9 15 (6.67%) Degree
10 11 (4.89%) CCDP
10 11 (4.89%) JNCIE
11 10 (4.44%) DV Cleared
12 9 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (3.11%) CISSP
14 6 (2.67%) CCSP
14 6 (2.67%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.89%) CCVP
16 1 (0.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.44%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) COBIT
3 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.89%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (12.44%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (8.44%) FortiGate
3 17 (7.56%) Cacti
3 17 (7.56%) OpenNMS
4 11 (4.89%) Nagios
4 11 (4.89%) Cisco LMS
4 11 (4.89%) Opsview
5 8 (3.56%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 225 (100.00%) Cisco
2 131 (58.22%) CheckPoint
2 131 (58.22%) F5
3 116 (51.56%) Juniper
4 40 (17.78%) VMware
5 19 (8.44%) Blue Coat
6 18 (8.00%) HP
7 8 (3.56%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.56%) Riverbed
7 8 (3.56%) SolarWinds
8 6 (2.67%) SonicWALL
8 6 (2.67%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.33%) Radware
9 3 (1.33%) TippingPoint
10 2 (0.89%) Imperva
10 2 (0.89%) Software AG
10 2 (0.89%) Nokia
10 2 (0.89%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.89%) Fortinet
10 2 (0.89%) webMethods
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