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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 128 140
Rank change year-on-year +36 +12  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 19 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.45% 0.17% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.15% 0.63% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 5
Median salary £56,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.83% -14.28%  
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 369 479 606
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.23% 27.11% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 277 366 372
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco PIX
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (75.00%) Juniper
4 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (70.00%) CCNP
4 14 (70.00%) JNCIS
5 5 (25.00%) NetWitness
5 5 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (25.00%) Digital Economy
5 5 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 5 (25.00%) Splunk
5 5 (25.00%) SIEM
5 5 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) Presales
5 5 (25.00%) Qualys
5 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Use Case
5 5 (25.00%) Nessus
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (25.00%) Nmap
5 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) CISM
5 5 (25.00%) IPsec
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management

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 20 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 5 (25.00%) IPsec
3 5 (25.00%) SSL
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (25.00%) Digital Economy
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 14 (70.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Splunk Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Information Security
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
1 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Presales
1 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 5 (25.00%) SIEM
1 5 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
1 5 (25.00%) Use Case
1 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CCNP
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (70.00%) JNCIS
2 5 (25.00%) CISM
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nessus
1 5 (25.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) NetWitness
3 5 (25.00%) Qualys
3 5 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds