Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 - 184
Rank change year-on-year - +184 +13
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 16 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% - 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median annual salary - - £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary - £34,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -38.18% -15.38%

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 536 700 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.74% 15.96% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 378 436 540
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

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 17 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) CCNP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL V3
2 14 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 14 (87.50%) Juniper
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 14 (87.50%) DHCP
2 14 (87.50%) SNMP
2 14 (87.50%) VPN
2 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (87.50%) Presales
3 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 10 (62.50%) Network Design
4 8 (50.00%) ISSAP
4 8 (50.00%) JNCIP
4 8 (50.00%) CISSP
4 8 (50.00%) Forcepoint
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) CCSE
4 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (50.00%) VLAN
4 8 (50.00%) Splunk

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 8 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) OSPF
2 14 (87.50%) DHCP
2 14 (87.50%) SNMP
2 14 (87.50%) VPN
3 10 (62.50%) Network Security
4 8 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) LAN
4 8 (50.00%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) SSL
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) VLAN
4 8 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (50.00%) WLAN
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Network Specialist
3 5 (31.25%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (37.50%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL V3
1 14 (87.50%) Presales
2 10 (62.50%) Network Design
3 8 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 8 (50.00%) SIEM
3 8 (50.00%) Software Optimisation
3 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Line Management
4 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CCNP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCDP
2 8 (50.00%) CCSE
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) IISP
2 8 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 8 (50.00%) JNCIP
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 6 (37.50%) PMP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 14 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 14 (87.50%) Juniper
3 8 (50.00%) Forcepoint
3 8 (50.00%) IBM
3 8 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 8 (50.00%) Splunk
3 8 (50.00%) Tufin
4 6 (37.50%) CA
4 6 (37.50%) F5