The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 253 284
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.029% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.27% -11.42%  

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 East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1083 1131 1681
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.76% 16.63% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 902 938 1254
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 £26,500 £26,007
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

FWSM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for FWSM in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 8 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) DWDM
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) CCIE
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (75.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
4 5 (62.50%) Network Design
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) Brocade
5 4 (50.00%) Juniper
5 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (50.00%) FCoE
5 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (50.00%) F5
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) DWDM
1 8 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) DMVPN
3 5 (62.50%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) Multicast
3 5 (62.50%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) FabricPath
4 4 (50.00%) FCoE
4 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) IOS XR
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (62.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCIE
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (50.00%) Brocade
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper