Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for FWSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FWSM over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 195 -
Rank change year-on-year +46 - +175
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 49 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.26% 0.026% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.62% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 - -
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 - -

FWSM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 643 567 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.55% 14.75% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 407 450 567
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,344
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £61,700
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing FWSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for FWSM in Birmingham

FWSM
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for FWSM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing FWSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 49 (100.00%) VPN
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
1 49 (100.00%) CCNP
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 49 (100.00%) Juniper
1 49 (100.00%) OSPF
1 49 (100.00%) BGP
1 49 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 49 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 49 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 34 (69.39%) Continuous Improvement
2 34 (69.39%) Self-Motivation
2 34 (69.39%) F5
2 34 (69.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 34 (69.39%) PKI
2 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 34 (69.39%) IPsec
2 34 (69.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 30 (61.22%) ITIL
3 30 (61.22%) DNS
3 30 (61.22%) DHCP
3 30 (61.22%) SNMP
3 30 (61.22%) ITIL V3
3 30 (61.22%) Presales
4 15 (30.61%) Service Management
4 15 (30.61%) Service Delivery
4 15 (30.61%) Project Management
4 15 (30.61%) Forcepoint
4 15 (30.61%) CA

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 15 (30.61%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (100.00%) BGP
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 49 (100.00%) OSPF
1 49 (100.00%) VPN
2 34 (69.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 34 (69.39%) IPsec
3 30 (61.22%) DHCP
3 30 (61.22%) DNS
3 30 (61.22%) SNMP
4 15 (30.61%) Ethernet
4 15 (30.61%) LAN
4 15 (30.61%) MPLS
4 15 (30.61%) Network Security
4 15 (30.61%) SSL
4 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
4 15 (30.61%) VLAN
4 15 (30.61%) WAN
4 15 (30.61%) Wireshark
4 15 (30.61%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 34 (69.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Network Engineer
1 19 (38.78%) Senior Network Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Architect
2 15 (30.61%) Network Specialist
2 15 (30.61%) Security Architect
2 15 (30.61%) Security Solutions Architect
2 15 (30.61%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 15 (30.61%) Senior Network Specialist
2 15 (30.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 34 (69.39%) PKI
2 34 (69.39%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (30.61%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (30.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Continuous Improvement
2 30 (61.22%) ITIL
2 30 (61.22%) ITIL V3
2 30 (61.22%) Presales
3 15 (30.61%) Due Diligence
3 15 (30.61%) E-Commerce
3 15 (30.61%) Incident Management
3 15 (30.61%) Line Management
3 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
3 15 (30.61%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 15 (30.61%) Network Design
3 15 (30.61%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (30.61%) PRINCE2
3 15 (30.61%) Project Management
3 15 (30.61%) Requirements Analysis
3 15 (30.61%) Service Delivery
3 15 (30.61%) Service Management
3 15 (30.61%) SIEM
3 15 (30.61%) Software Optimisation
3 15 (30.61%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) CCNP
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCDP
2 15 (30.61%) CCSE
2 15 (30.61%) CISSP
2 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 15 (30.61%) IISP
2 15 (30.61%) ISSAP
2 15 (30.61%) JNCIP
2 15 (30.61%) PMI Certification
2 15 (30.61%) PMP
3 3 (6.12%) CCIE
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
1 49 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 49 (100.00%) Juniper
2 34 (69.39%) F5
3 15 (30.61%) CA
3 15 (30.61%) Forcepoint
3 15 (30.61%) IBM
3 15 (30.61%) LogRhythm
3 15 (30.61%) Splunk
3 15 (30.61%) Tufin