The first table below looks at the demand for FWSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 202 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.054% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £49,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
879 918 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.30% 16.49% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 725 772 735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
FWSM
England

FWSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FWSM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

FWSM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) FortiGate

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint