Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for FWSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FWSM over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 183 195
Rank change year-on-year +43 +12 +9
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 15 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 1.12% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 18
Reading median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -11.11% +28.57%
Berkshire median annual salary £58,000 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% -11.11% +28.57%

FWSM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 544 1072 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.86% 30.60% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 403 712 861
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,150 £28,100 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,875 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing FWSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for FWSM in Reading

FWSM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for FWSM in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (53.33%) Qualys
2 8 (53.33%) DMVPN
2 8 (53.33%) Threat Modelling
2 8 (53.33%) Presales
2 8 (53.33%) NetWitness
2 8 (53.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 8 (53.33%) Digital Economy
2 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
2 8 (53.33%) Splunk
2 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (53.33%) Project Planning
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Use Case
2 8 (53.33%) CISM
2 8 (53.33%) Nessus
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (53.33%) Nmap
2 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (53.33%) IPsec
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Legal
2 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) CISSP

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) DMVPN
2 8 (53.33%) IPsec
2 8 (53.33%) SSL
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
General
1 8 (53.33%) Digital Economy
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
1 8 (53.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Security Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Security Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Splunk Consultant
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Presales
1 8 (53.33%) Project Planning
1 8 (53.33%) Regulatory Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
1 8 (53.33%) Security Architecture
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
1 8 (53.33%) Threat Modelling
1 8 (53.33%) Use Case
1 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISM
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Nessus
1 8 (53.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) NetWitness
2 8 (53.33%) Qualys
2 8 (53.33%) Splunk
3 7 (46.67%) Juniper