The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for FWSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FWSM over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 180 217 218
Rank change year-on-year +37 +1  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.040% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.15% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.16%  

FWSM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 794 1311 1474
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.82% 26.52% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 609 1074 941
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing FWSM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for FWSM in Berkshire

FWSM
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FWSM in Berkshire.

Salary trend for FWSM in Berkshire

FWSM
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 2 - -
Reading +41 1 - -
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
FWSM
South East

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) TACACS
4 3 (50.00%) Forcepoint
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
4 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (33.33%) Ipanema Technologies

FWSM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) IISP
2 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (16.67%) Tufin