Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 - 180
Rank change year-on-year - +180 -
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.078% - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Birmingham median annual salary - - £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary - - £55,000

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 589 785 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.32% 16.76% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 458 525 681
Birmingham median annual salary £40,125 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 20 November 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 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) PKI

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper