The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 237 249
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Permanent jobs citing FWSM 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.094% 0.076% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.38% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £42,500 £31,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.85% -20.62%  
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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 776 1042 1235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.65% 19.89% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 645 864 1040
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

FWSM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

FWSM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for FWSM in the South West

FWSM
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FWSM in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for FWSM in the South West

FWSM
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FWSM within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol - 4 £47,500 -
Somerset -9 1 £42,500 +33.85%
FWSM
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for FWSM.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (40.00%) IronPort

FWSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) H.323
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Aruba
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) IronPort
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki