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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 204 192
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.78% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.98%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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
813 765 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.36% 15.39% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 681 679 599
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint