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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 596 583
Rank change year-on-year -19 -13  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 1 48 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.017% 0.74% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 48 62
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 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 5787 6445 7263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.97% 16.09% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4776 5565 6175
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

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 London region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (16.67%) Aruba
6 1 (16.67%) Network Management
6 1 (16.67%) F5
6 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Internet

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet