Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 528 609
Rank change year-on-year -1 +81 +10
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 17 62 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.18% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.83% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 33
South East median annual salary £58,000 £46,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.73% -31.11% +52.54%
10th Percentile £56,500 £35,800 £44,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £70,750
England median annual salary £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.48% -4.55% +22.22%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5438 7468 8545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.65% 21.35% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 5978 6948
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,075 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing FWSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FWSM in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +42 16 £58,000 -3.33%
Berkshire +38 16 £58,000 -3.33%
Surrey -35 1 £45,000 +12.50%
FWSM
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 9 (52.94%) SSL
4 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 9 (52.94%) CISM
4 9 (52.94%) IPsec
4 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) Legal
4 9 (52.94%) Information Security
4 9 (52.94%) Nessus
4 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (52.94%) Nmap
4 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
4 9 (52.94%) Splunk
4 9 (52.94%) SIEM
4 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (52.94%) Project Planning
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 9 (52.94%) Use Case
4 9 (52.94%) Qualys
4 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
4 9 (52.94%) DMVPN
4 9 (52.94%) Threat Modelling

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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco PIX
3 9 (52.94%) DMVPN
3 9 (52.94%) IPsec
3 9 (52.94%) SSL
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) ADSL
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) SHDSL
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (52.94%) Digital Economy
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) Security Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) Senior Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) Senior Security Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) SIEM Consultant
1 9 (52.94%) Splunk Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Implementation Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Presales
2 9 (52.94%) Project Planning
2 9 (52.94%) Regulatory Compliance
2 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
2 9 (52.94%) Security Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) SIEM
2 9 (52.94%) Threat Modelling
2 9 (52.94%) Use Case
2 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISM
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Nessus
1 9 (52.94%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) NetWitness
2 9 (52.94%) Qualys
2 9 (52.94%) Splunk
3 8 (47.06%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto