The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 601 577
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 4 50 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.012% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.075% 0.74% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 42 59
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,500 £90,000
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5322 6728 7733
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.71% 15.83% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5681 6451
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

FWSM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for FWSM in London

FWSM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FWSM in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for FWSM in London

FWSM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
City of London +18 1 £47,500 -9.52%
FWSM
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) OSPF
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (78.57%) Network Security
5 10 (71.43%) Palo Alto
5 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
5 10 (71.43%) Juniper
5 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
6 8 (57.14%) DNS
6 8 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
6 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (42.86%) VPN
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) MPLS
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (14.29%) Network Management
10 2 (14.29%) F5
10 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (14.29%) IGMP
10 2 (14.29%) WAN

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (85.71%) OSPF
4 11 (78.57%) Network Security
5 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
6 8 (57.14%) DNS
7 6 (42.86%) VPN
8 4 (28.57%) MPLS
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (14.29%) IGMP
10 2 (14.29%) WAN
11 1 (7.14%) Internet
11 1 (7.14%) LAN
11 1 (7.14%) SNMP
11 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Network Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
1 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Office Automation
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
2 10 (71.43%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds