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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank 840 918 881
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -37
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 78 45 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.042% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.25% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 67 25 48
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £39,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £61,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +44.11%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +75 78 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South East +55 39 £47,500 -29.62% 2
Surrey +41 29 £40,000 -20.00% 2
London +51 26 £57,500 +45.56%
Reigate +24 19 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +10 10 £60,000 -11.11%
South West - 10 £51,000 -
Bristol - 10 £51,000 -
Reading +10 9 £60,000 -11.11%
City of London - 8 £52,500 -
East of England +22 1 - -
Essex +4 1 - -
Brentwood +1 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,252 -
North East - 1 £30,252 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £30,252 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 150 (94.94%) Firewall
3 135 (85.44%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (82.28%) Cisco ASA
5 117 (74.05%) CCNP
6 100 (63.29%) BGP
7 96 (60.76%) Palo Alto
8 88 (55.70%) OSPF
9 85 (53.80%) Juniper
10 80 (50.63%) VPN
10 80 (50.63%) F5
11 78 (49.37%) CheckPoint
12 70 (44.30%) LAN
13 69 (43.67%) Network Security
14 63 (39.87%) EIGRP
15 61 (38.61%) CCNA
16 57 (36.08%) WAN
17 56 (35.44%) Wireless
18 47 (29.75%) Data Centre
19 46 (29.11%) Cisco Nexus
20 44 (27.85%) DNS
21 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
22 36 (22.78%) CCSP
23 35 (22.15%) MPLS
24 32 (20.25%) ITIL
24 32 (20.25%) High Availability
25 30 (18.99%) VLAN
25 30 (18.99%) Cisco PIX
26 27 (17.09%) Wi-Fi
26 27 (17.09%) VMware

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 14 (8.86%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.43%) Apache
2 7 (4.43%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (8.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (94.94%) Firewall
2 130 (82.28%) Cisco ASA
3 100 (63.29%) BGP
4 88 (55.70%) OSPF
5 80 (50.63%) VPN
6 70 (44.30%) LAN
7 69 (43.67%) Network Security
8 63 (39.87%) EIGRP
9 57 (36.08%) WAN
10 56 (35.44%) Wireless
11 46 (29.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 44 (27.85%) DNS
13 35 (22.15%) MPLS
14 30 (18.99%) Cisco PIX
14 30 (18.99%) VLAN
15 27 (17.09%) Wi-Fi
16 26 (16.46%) TCP/IP
17 25 (15.82%) Multicast
18 23 (14.56%) NX-OS
19 22 (13.92%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (5.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (13.92%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.96%) Banking
4 3 (1.90%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 127 (80.38%) Network Engineer
2 48 (30.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 48 (30.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 39 (24.68%) Support Engineer
4 34 (21.52%) Network Support
4 34 (21.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 34 (21.52%) Security Engineer
5 33 (20.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (15.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 22 (13.92%) Data Engineer
7 22 (13.92%) Data Network Engineer
8 20 (12.66%) Design Engineer
8 20 (12.66%) Network Design Engineer
8 20 (12.66%) Network Systems Engineer
8 20 (12.66%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (12.66%) Systems Support
8 20 (12.66%) Systems Support Engineer
9 19 (12.03%) VMware Engineer
10 18 (11.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 16 (10.13%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.43%) HTML
2 7 (4.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.75%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.59%) Internet of Things
5 7 (4.43%) Clustering
6 6 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.16%) IVR
7 5 (3.16%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.90%) Online Games
9 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.27%) iPad
10 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) IPTV
10 1 (0.63%) Statistics
10 1 (0.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.70%) Linux
2 8 (5.06%) Unix
3 7 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.43%) Solaris
4 2 (1.27%) Windows
5 1 (0.63%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) High Availability
1 32 (20.25%) ITIL
2 25 (15.82%) Network Design
3 21 (13.29%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (12.03%) Change Management
5 18 (11.39%) Migration
6 17 (10.76%) Network Management
6 17 (10.76%) SIEM
7 16 (10.13%) Network Load Balancing
7 16 (10.13%) Service Delivery
8 15 (9.49%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.86%) Configuration Management
9 14 (8.86%) DDoS Mitigation
9 14 (8.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (7.59%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (7.59%) Problem Management
11 11 (6.96%) Load Balancing
12 10 (6.33%) Data Security
13 9 (5.70%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (5.06%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.19%) Perl
2 17 (10.76%) Python
3 12 (7.59%) Ruby
4 7 (4.43%) Java
4 7 (4.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 135 (85.44%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (74.05%) CCNP
3 61 (38.61%) CCNA
4 37 (23.42%) Security Cleared
5 36 (22.78%) CCSP
6 24 (15.19%) CCSE
7 21 (13.29%) SC Cleared
8 20 (12.66%) CCIE
9 14 (8.86%) CCIP
9 14 (8.86%) CCVP
9 14 (8.86%) SSCP
10 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.16%) CCDA
11 5 (3.16%) CCDP
12 4 (2.53%) CCSA
12 4 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (2.53%) Degree
13 3 (1.90%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.90%) MCSE
14 2 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.13%) SLA
2 13 (8.23%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (13.92%) Firmware
2 13 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.06%) vSphere
4 7 (4.43%) iptables
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) Ansible
1 14 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (8.86%) Puppet
2 12 (7.59%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (5.06%) vRealize
4 7 (4.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (3.16%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.53%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.90%) Cacti
7 3 (1.90%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.27%) OpenView
8 2 (1.27%) QRadar
9 1 (0.63%) Juniper STRM
9 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) Cisco
2 96 (60.76%) Palo Alto
3 85 (53.80%) Juniper
4 80 (50.63%) F5
5 78 (49.37%) CheckPoint
6 27 (17.09%) VMware
7 22 (13.92%) HP
8 15 (9.49%) Splunk
9 14 (8.86%) SolarWinds
10 12 (7.59%) Foundry
11 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
12 10 (6.33%) IronPort
13 8 (5.06%) IBM
14 7 (4.43%) CA
14 7 (4.43%) Egenera
14 7 (4.43%) Red Hat
14 7 (4.43%) Sun
15 6 (3.80%) NetScout
15 6 (3.80%) Nokia
16 5 (3.16%) SonicWALL
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