The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 250 296
Rank change year-on-year +28 +46  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 1.72% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 20
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -20.75%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 836 1045 2051
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.25% 14.55% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 790 912 1718
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

FWSM
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for FWSM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto