The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 425 447
Rank change year-on-year +52 +22  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 23 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.46% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 17
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £28,350 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,550 £70,000
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2740 3714 4547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.94% 20.10% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2195 3018 3542
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

FWSM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for FWSM in the South East

FWSM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +44 23 £57,500 +9.52%
FWSM
England

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 South East region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (97.14%) Firewall
3 30 (85.71%) Juniper
4 29 (82.86%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (62.86%) CCNP
7 20 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
8 16 (45.71%) LAN
8 16 (45.71%) WAN
9 14 (40.00%) JNCIS
10 9 (25.71%) Palo Alto
10 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 9 (25.71%) DNS
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 8 (22.86%) CCNA
11 8 (22.86%) Network Security
12 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
12 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (20.00%) F5
12 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 7 (20.00%) Forcepoint
12 7 (20.00%) DHCP
12 7 (20.00%) Ethernet
12 7 (20.00%) VPN
12 7 (20.00%) Wireless
13 6 (17.14%) SSL
13 6 (17.14%) OSPF
13 6 (17.14%) BGP
13 6 (17.14%) HP
13 6 (17.14%) Dell

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) Firewall
2 29 (82.86%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
4 16 (45.71%) LAN
4 16 (45.71%) WAN
5 9 (25.71%) DNS
5 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
6 8 (22.86%) Network Security
7 7 (20.00%) DHCP
7 7 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (20.00%) VPN
7 7 (20.00%) Wireless
8 6 (17.14%) BGP
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (17.14%) OSPF
8 6 (17.14%) SSL
9 5 (14.29%) DMVPN
9 5 (14.29%) IPsec
General
1 5 (14.29%) Digital Economy
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Network Engineer
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Splunk Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Administrator
6 4 (11.43%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (17.14%) Presales
2 6 (17.14%) SIEM
3 5 (14.29%) Information Security
3 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 5 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (14.29%) Use Case
3 5 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.86%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (62.86%) CCNP
3 14 (40.00%) JNCIS
4 8 (22.86%) CCNA
5 6 (17.14%) CISSP
6 5 (14.29%) CISM
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) CCDP
7 1 (2.86%) CCSE
7 1 (2.86%) IISP
7 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (14.29%) Nessus
2 5 (14.29%) Nmap
3 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (85.71%) Juniper
3 9 (25.71%) Palo Alto
4 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (20.00%) F5
4 7 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (17.14%) Dell
5 6 (17.14%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Ipanema Technologies
5 6 (17.14%) Splunk
6 5 (14.29%) NetWitness
6 5 (14.29%) Qualys
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Tufin