The table below looks at the statistics for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 213 221
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.15% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.02% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Median salary - £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.63% +15.29%
FWSM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
904 781 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.80% 14.46% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 712 671 720
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing FWSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

FWSM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FWSM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the West Midlands region.

FWSM Salary Trend in the West Midlands