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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Rank - 218 210
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.19% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.26% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 3
Median salary - £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +12.94%
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
943 791 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 14.78% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 725 672 660
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £52,500 £57,500
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