The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 842 812
Rank change year-on-year +9 -30  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 29 72 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.46% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 70 94
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £32,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13673 15669 18191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.32% 16.96% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11162 13131 14886
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

FWSM
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for FWSM in England

FWSM
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FWSM in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for FWSM in England

FWSM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +62 23 £57,500 +9.52%
South West +11 5 £42,500 +33.85%
London -30 1 - -
FWSM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (91.23%) Firewall
3 43 (75.44%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (71.93%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (71.93%) Juniper
5 39 (68.42%) CCNP
6 28 (49.12%) LAN
6 28 (49.12%) WAN
7 22 (38.60%) Wireless
8 21 (36.84%) Cisco PIX
9 20 (35.09%) CheckPoint
10 19 (33.33%) BGP
11 16 (28.07%) Palo Alto
12 15 (26.32%) Network Security
13 14 (24.56%) F5
13 14 (24.56%) JNCIS
13 14 (24.56%) MPLS
13 14 (24.56%) CCNA
14 13 (22.81%) VPN
14 13 (22.81%) OSPF
14 13 (22.81%) EIGRP
15 12 (21.05%) DNS
15 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
15 12 (21.05%) Degree
15 12 (21.05%) SolarWinds
15 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (17.54%) DMVPN
16 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds Orion
16 10 (17.54%) ITIL
17 9 (15.79%) Kalman Filter

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 52 (91.23%) Firewall
2 43 (75.44%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (49.12%) LAN
3 28 (49.12%) WAN
4 22 (38.60%) Wireless
5 21 (36.84%) Cisco PIX
6 19 (33.33%) BGP
7 15 (26.32%) Network Security
8 14 (24.56%) MPLS
9 13 (22.81%) EIGRP
9 13 (22.81%) OSPF
9 13 (22.81%) VPN
10 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (21.05%) DNS
10 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 10 (17.54%) DMVPN
12 8 (14.04%) DWDM
12 8 (14.04%) Frame Relay
12 8 (14.04%) SSL
13 7 (12.28%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Digital Economy
2 5 (8.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (24.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 14 (24.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 14 (24.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Security Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) SIEM Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Splunk Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Network Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.53%) Network Design
5 6 (10.53%) Presales
5 6 (10.53%) SIEM
6 5 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Information Security
6 5 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Regulatory Compliance
6 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
6 5 (8.77%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (8.77%) Use Case
6 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (5.26%) Contract Management
7 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 41 (71.93%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (68.42%) CCNP
3 14 (24.56%) CCNA
3 14 (24.56%) JNCIS
4 12 (21.05%) Degree
5 8 (14.04%) CCIE
6 6 (10.53%) CISSP
7 5 (8.77%) CISM
8 3 (5.26%) CCSP
9 1 (1.75%) CCDP
9 1 (1.75%) CCSE
9 1 (1.75%) IISP
9 1 (1.75%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.75%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (8.77%) Nessus
2 5 (8.77%) Nmap
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (71.93%) Juniper
3 20 (35.09%) CheckPoint
4 16 (28.07%) Palo Alto
5 14 (24.56%) F5
6 12 (21.05%) SolarWinds
7 8 (14.04%) HP
8 7 (12.28%) Forcepoint
9 6 (10.53%) Dell
9 6 (10.53%) Ipanema Technologies
9 6 (10.53%) Riverbed
9 6 (10.53%) Splunk
10 5 (8.77%) NetWitness
10 5 (8.77%) Qualys
11 4 (7.02%) Aruba
11 4 (7.02%) Brocade
12 3 (5.26%) IBM
12 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.26%) VMware
13 2 (3.51%) Nokia