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 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 118 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% - 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% - 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £50,000
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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 259 364 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.36% 15.46% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 201 290 227
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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

FWSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management

FWSM
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin