Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 196 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +181
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 37 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.02% 0.053% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.26% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 32 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 591 569 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.24% 14.97% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 418 440 535
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.21% +2.19% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,600 £25,750 £22,850
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +1.97%

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

FWSM
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FWSM in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for FWSM in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 37 (100.00%) VPN
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
1 37 (100.00%) CCNP
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 37 (100.00%) OSPF
1 37 (100.00%) BGP
1 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 37 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 36 (97.30%) Fortinet
3 34 (91.89%) Juniper
4 31 (83.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (83.78%) F5
5 30 (81.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (81.08%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (81.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 30 (81.08%) PKI
5 30 (81.08%) Firewall
5 30 (81.08%) IPsec
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL
6 11 (29.73%) DNS
6 11 (29.73%) DHCP
6 11 (29.73%) SNMP
6 11 (29.73%) CCIE
6 11 (29.73%) Presales
6 11 (29.73%) ITIL V3
7 8 (21.62%) Line Management
8 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
8 7 (18.92%) Network Security
8 7 (18.92%) WAN

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 6 (16.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) BGP
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 37 (100.00%) OSPF
1 37 (100.00%) VPN
2 31 (83.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 30 (81.08%) Firewall
3 30 (81.08%) IPsec
4 11 (29.73%) DHCP
4 11 (29.73%) DNS
4 11 (29.73%) SNMP
5 7 (18.92%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) MPLS
5 7 (18.92%) Network Security
5 7 (18.92%) VLAN
5 7 (18.92%) WAN
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco Firepower
6 6 (16.22%) Ethernet
6 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
6 6 (16.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (81.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 17 (45.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Network Specialist
3 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Security Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 30 (81.08%) PKI
2 30 (81.08%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (16.22%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (16.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL V3
2 11 (29.73%) Presales
3 8 (21.62%) Line Management
4 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
5 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
5 6 (16.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (16.22%) Network Design
5 6 (16.22%) SIEM
5 6 (16.22%) Software Optimisation
5 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (13.51%) Due Diligence
6 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.51%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) CCNP
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) CCIE
3 6 (16.22%) CCDP
3 6 (16.22%) CCSE
3 6 (16.22%) CISSP
3 6 (16.22%) IISP
3 6 (16.22%) ISSAP
3 6 (16.22%) JNCIP
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) PMI Certification
4 5 (13.51%) PMP
5 3 (8.11%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (97.30%) Fortinet
3 34 (91.89%) Juniper
4 31 (83.78%) F5
5 6 (16.22%) IBM
5 6 (16.22%) LogRhythm
5 6 (16.22%) Splunk
5 6 (16.22%) Tufin
6 5 (13.51%) CA
7 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
8 3 (8.11%) Forcepoint